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Records published June 29
Schools and students published June 29, 2017
Lost driver's license invalidated when state issues replacement
Pet of the week posted June 28, 2017
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center finishes construction on new pavilion
Stingers Notebook: McCorkle's return and record chasing
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Local Roundup: Flaig stars in Willmar Legion victory
Stingers: Larks' Beyer flies higher
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Effie S. Christenson
Elaine Ann Schnapp (Bishop)
Charles M. Serna
Delores M. Munson
Pearl Mae McIalwain
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
Blane Aidan Wendt
June 8, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters...
June 8, 2017 - 4:21pm
April 18, 2016
Willmar firefighters called back to scene of controlled burn after flames reappear
WILLMAR - Willmar firefighters were called back Monday morning to the site of a controlled burn after a caller reported seeing flames in the...
April 18, 2016 - 1:53pm
April 22, 2015
Like opening a soda can: Local firefighters attend crude by rail emergency response training
WILLMAR — Railroad disasters involving Bakken crude oil are much like opening a can of highly carbonated soda, but instead involve dangerous,...
April 22, 2015 - 11:11pm
April 14, 2015
Fire damages house in SW Willmar
WILLMAR — Multiple fire departments responded to a fire around noon Tuesday in southwest Willmar that caused heavy damage to a residence. The...
April 14, 2015 - 11:33pm
January 5, 2015
Firefighters battle a blaze during subzero temperatures around 7:30 p.m. Sunday at a residence in the 3200 block of First Avenue Northwest in...
January 5, 2015 - 12:27am
August 15, 2014
Big loads, small towns: Firefighters along TC & W line train on the train
SACRED HEART — Six days a week, engineers with the Twin Cities & Western Railroad guide locomotives and cargo through two dozen small towns...
August 15, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 8, 2013
2 firefighters injured after Fergus Falls fire
FERGUS FALLS (AP) — Two firefighters were injured after an apartment fire in downtown Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls fire department Capt. Chad Nelson says crews were called at around 10:20 p.m. Sunday and didn't get the fire under control until around sunrise Monday. He says crews...
July 8, 2013 - 8:56am
Procession brings home fallen Ariz. firefighters
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) -- Nineteen firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago went home for the last time, their bodies traveling in individual...
July 8, 2013 - 7:01am
July 5, 2013
Editorial: Thank all serving and protecting over this long weekend
America awoke Monday to the tragic deaths of 19 firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire near Prescott, Ariz. The dead firefighters were all members of the Prescott Fire Department’s elite Granite Mountain Hotshots team. They died when their position was overcome by flames Sunday...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
July 1, 2013
Arizona wildfire kills 19 members of elite crew
YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) -- An elite crew of firefighters trained to battle the nation's fiercest wildfires was overtaken by an out-of-control blaze in Arizona, killing 19 members as they tried to protect themselves from the flames under fire-resistant shields.
July 1, 2013 - 7:06am
June 14, 2013
Firefighters holding line on Colorado wildfire
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters are holding the line on a wildfire near Colorado Springs that has destroyed 379 homes and might...
June 14, 2013 - 11:05am
April 11, 2013
Police: Ga. gunman lured firefighters into home
SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) -- A gaping hole Thursday exposed wooden beams and insulation on one side of a suburban Atlanta house where a financially strapped gunman held four firefighters hostage for hours, demanding that his utilities be restored, before being shot dead by a SWAT officer....
April 11, 2013 - 1:22pm
December 25, 2012
Officials: NY gunman set 'trap' for firefighters
WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — A man who set his house on fire then lured firefighters to their deaths in a blaze of flames and bullets had attracted...
December 25, 2012 - 7:50am
Watson, Minn., negotiates fire protection services from the city of Montevideo
WATSON -- Montevideo is willing to provide fire protection services to the City of Watson, which is looking to end a troubled relationship with its independently organized fire department. Representatives from Watson and Montevideo are meeting today to work out an agreement after...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Sedan firefighter video views double overnight - top 210,000 views (video)
The YouTube video of Sedan firefighters in dresses fighting a truck fire at the St.
March 23, 2012 - 11:57am