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Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Docs facing more parents who refuse to vaccinate kids
Traffic deaths rise 7.2% in 2015; almost half involved no seat belt use
U.S. immigration agency to review private prison deals; shares slide
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
August 31, 2010
'Silver for soldiers' challenge seeks to benefit troops from the region
OLIVIA -- There's no place like home, especially when it comes wrapped in a package and reaches you in a faraway land. "It's a real morale booster,''...
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
New Habitat home to be constructed
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
Drop the clutch
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Judge's words may be last in grower's long dispute with city of Watson
MONTEVIDEO -- The final words in the long-festering dispute between the city of Watson and vegetable grower Aziz Ansari may be these: "I want...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Hearing delayed in vegetable grower's case against the city of Watson
MONTEVIDEO -- Attorney John Mack began his argument to the court Tuesday by stating the matter was "very clear," but unfortunately for the New...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Youth for Christ program uses motorbikes to motivate youths
As the heat rose Monday on the grounds of the Willmar Civic Center, a group of eight boys were busy completing a list of pre-ride checks on motorbikes. Ranging...
July 27, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
17th annual Relay for Life held
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Wadena needs volunteers through Saturday; Sunday will be day of rest
WADENA - The city of Wadena, devastated by a tornado on June 17, is calling for volunteers through Saturday. A maximum of 350 volunteers each day is needed to perform the clean-up work, according to a news release from the city. Those wishing to provide assistance are asked to register...
June 23, 2010 - 11:34am
May 25, 2010
No relief for counties seeking equal treatment on sales tax for ARMER
WILLMAR -- Like the little brother who sometimes gets the short shrift, Kandiyohi and Meeker counties were once again left out of the cliche of counties that are exempt from paying sales tax on equipment needed for their new 800 MHz emergency radio systems. "It's disappointing,"...
May 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 13, 2010
Family turns story of twins into advocacy for March of Dimes
When Ryan and Brittany Hebrink joined their first March of Dimes March for Babies in May 2007, it was with a mix of emotions. The couple, who...
May 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2010
2½ years on, tomato grower and city reach a settlement
WATSON -- A settlement has been reached to end a 2½-year dispute between the city of Watson and a resident using hooped structures to raise...
April 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Health care reform bill debated by audience at local forum
WILLMAR -- Most of the people who attended a forum Tuesday in Willmar on rural health care coverage said they know someone who's struggling to...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Dayton comes to Willmar running and swinging
WILLMAR -- Minnesota has grown by 200,000 people since Gov. Tim Pawlenty took office, but there are 33,000 fewer people working today. Minnesota has joined Wyoming, South Dakota and rural Louisiana as among the only states allowing four-day school weeks due to a lack of educational...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Hill Grocery project makes visit possible
The visit by passive solar architects Tim Eian and Joe Gransee-Bowman to Montevideo was made possible by the partnership behind the Hill Grocery House project in Montevideo. Students in Matt Olson's construction trades class at the Montevideo High School are building a home that...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
March 5, 2010
Commentary: A new 'cure' for eccentrics
WASHINGTON -- Peter De Vries, America's wittiest novelist, died 17 years ago but his discernment of this country's cultural foibles still amazes.
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am