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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 17, 2016
Letter: Dissatisfied? Try the third-party choice
As one of the millions of Americans who feel they're not being represented by the two major political parties, especially in the current election cycle, I urge you to consider third-party options. Many readers don't realize that they even have an option aside from Hillary Clinton...
August 17, 2016 - 7:41am
June 20, 2016
Records published June 20
This is the records summary for June 20. Rural Belgrade man dies in ATV rollover WILLMAR — A rural Belgrade man died Saturday afternoon when...
June 20, 2016 - 12:00am
June 11, 2016
Two injured when motorcycle hits deer in Pope County
GLENWOOD -- Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a deer on Minnesota Highway 104 near Pope County Road 8 in southern Pope County. Rodney E. Stubbs, 59, and Cathy L. Stubbs, 57, both of Becker, were transported to Glacial Ridge Health System hospital...
June 11, 2016 - 5:54pm
June 9, 2016
Glenwood man faces charges for illegal minnow harvesting; Willmar bait shop owner also charged
WILLMAR — Minnows and leeches are nearly ubiquitous fishing tools in Minnesota, and they’re a fiercely regulated natural resource — those...
June 9, 2016 - 11:04pm
June 4, 2016
Glenwood man seriously injured in one-vehicle crash
A Glenwood man was seriously injured late Friday night when his car left the road, hit a ditch and was launched into the air. Nolan Myrom, 26,...
June 4, 2016 - 10:10am
June 2, 2016
Man, 82, to pay four female family members $37,500 each in sexual abuse settlement
GLENWOOD — In a joint lawsuit settlement, four family members of an 82-year-old Starbuck man will receive a combined $150,000 from him as judgment for sexual abuse they say happened as long ago as 1973 and as recently as 2013. The personal injury lawsuit filed in March against Walter...
June 2, 2016 - 11:11pm
June 1, 2016
Two Minnesota men face criminal sexual conduct charges after responding to Craigslist ad
GLENWOOD — When 35-year-old Starbuck man Joshua Lee Walker allegedly responded to a Craigslist ad in October posted by a 14-year-old girl,...
June 1, 2016 - 9:53pm
May 31, 2016
Glenwood man dead following fight in park
ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria Police Department responded to a call Sunday involving a 31-year-old male from Glenwood who was down and seizing...
May 31, 2016 - 8:08am
May 4, 2016
Glenwood man captures video of police foot chase in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- A suspect who was arrested Monday after police chased him through a restaurant now faces more legal trouble. He allegedly gave...
May 4, 2016 - 3:59pm
March 2, 2016
Records published March 2
This is the records summary for March 2. Marijuana plants GLENWOOD — A Feb. 25 West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force search warrant led to the discovery of 159 marijuana plants in an apparent marijuana growing operation, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...
March 2, 2016 - 12:41am
February 29, 2016
Sen. Westrom to hold meetings Thursday in Glenwood, Brooten
BROOTEN — State Sen. Torrey Westrom will hold town hall listening meetings Thursday in Glenwood and Brooten. The Glenwood meeting is from 9...
February 29, 2016 - 11:24pm
February 19, 2016
Hospitals make some progress in the annual patient safety report
WILLMAR — Six local health facilities are on the list of Minnesota hospitals that reported a serious adverse event involving patient care last year. The Minnesota Department of Health is releasing its annual patient safety report today. Hospitals reported a total of 316 adverse...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 28, 2015
UPDATE: Victims of two west central Minnesota accidents identified
BENSON -- The names of the victims of two separate fatal accidents that happened within 12 hours of each other on different stretches of the same highway in west central Minnesota have been released. According to the State Patrol, Rhett R. Peters, 28, of Hutchinson was killed early...
August 28, 2015 - 12:45pm
August 10, 2015
Amoeba didn’t cause Alexandria boy’s death, lab tests say
ST. PAUL -- Laboratory testing has ruled out an amoeba as the cause of death of a 14-year-old Alexandria boy who doctors originally thought died after contracting a rare condition while swimming in a central Minnesota lake. The testing conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease...
August 10, 2015 - 4:30pm
August 9, 2015
DNR, public review Bonanza Valley water plan
GLENWOOD –– More groundwater monitoring wells will be installed and closer supervision of water-use permits will be implemented as part of a draft plan of action to make sure the water levels in aquifers in the Bonanza Valley Water Management Area are sustained into the future. The...
August 9, 2015 - 11:58pm