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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
North Dakota considers creating Department of Environmental Quality
Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
December 26, 2015
Video: No ice fishing, let’s water ski
Christmas Day, around noon, 2015, Green Lake, Spicer, Minnesota, 45th Parallel, water temperature 33 degrees, air temperature 30 degrees (feels...
December 26, 2015 - 12:00am
October 13, 2015
Green Lake’s zebra mussel population explodes
SPICER –– Last fall when docks and boat lifts were pulled from Green Lake, there was just a handful of the tiny zebra mussels stuck onto...
October 13, 2015 - 10:59pm
September 23, 2015
Help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species this fall
SPICER — The decontamination unit stationed at Green Lake that is used for aquatic invasive species removal has been stored away until next spring, but everyone using the lake should keep up their guard to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. The Middle Fork Crow River...
September 23, 2015 - 9:57pm
August 22, 2015
Decade of dominance may soon come to pass for talented female BMX racer
It’s overcast, the air thick and close, the friable track thirsting for the forecast rain. Kaitlyn Anfinson pulls into a nearby lot in a silver...
August 22, 2015 - 5:00am
August 1, 2015
Through sewing, two people learn the gift of mentorship
Diane Minke had no idea how much a chance conversation two years ago would ultimately enrich her life today. She was attending a mentoring conference...
August 1, 2015 - 5:00am
July 4, 2015
Video: 3-on-3 Hoops by the (Green) Lake
The 17th annual 3-on-3 Hoops by the Lake Tournament at Saulsbury Beach registered a record-high 97 teams in nine divisions on the July 4th weekend....
July 4, 2015 - 8:24am
June 14, 2015
Video: Acrobatic Ninjas at Spicer
In a first for the area, Grace Place of Willmar brought a Ninja Warrior obstacle course to Spicer's Saulsbury Beach. The framed course proved...
June 14, 2015 - 11:36am
June 12, 2015
North Shore Drive on Green Lake re-opens to traffic
SPICER –– Kandiyohi County Road 30, known as North Shore Drive, reopened to traffic this afternoon. A section of the road, which is located on the north side of Green Lake by Spicer, had been closed since Wednesday while construction crews repaired a water main. The Kandiyohi...
June 12, 2015 - 4:33pm
May 28, 2015
Video: Let's Go Fishing Expo on Green Lake
The 3rd annual Let's Go Fishing Expo on Green Lake introduced Willmar fourth graders and New London-Spicer third graders to the joy of fishing and being on the lake.
May 28, 2015 - 8:58am
May 1, 2015
Preparing for second season of zebra mussels
NEW LONDON — The wakeup call came in July when a Green Lake resident found an adult zebra mussel on his dock on the east side of the lake. By...
May 1, 2015 - 11:14pm
December 3, 2014
Thomas Rhodes denied new trial
WILLMAR — Thomas Daniel Rhodes, the man convicted of murdering his wife in 1996 on Green Lake in Spicer, has again been denied a new trial by Kandiyohi County District Court. Judge Donald Spilseth denied Rhodes’ most recent petition for what is termed post-conviction relief on...
December 3, 2014 - 11:59pm
November 12, 2014
Judge denies Rhodes’ request for additional information in quest for retrial in murder case
WILLMAR — Thomas Daniel Rhodes, the man convicted of murdering his wife in 1996 on Green Lake in Spicer, was denied access to additional information that could be used as evidence in support of his request for a retrial. Judge Donald Spilseth ruled that Rhodes, 55, of Mankato,...
November 12, 2014 - 11:25pm
November 2, 2014
Boaters urged to ‘clean, drain and dispose’
SPICER — Boaters in Kandiyohi County are being urged to help prevent the spread of zebra mussels by following the law whenever they leave a...
November 2, 2014 - 11:02pm
October 10, 2014
Zebra mussels confirmed in all corners of lake
SPICER — Zebra mussel infestations have now been confirmed at sites representing all four corners of Green Lake. Zebra mussels have been identified at five different sites, including locations on the north, south, east and west shores, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
October 10, 2014 - 11:47pm
August 25, 2014
Zebra mussel look-out
SPICER — After the scare this summer that a single adult zebra mussel had been found in Green Lake, which earned the popular recreational and...
August 25, 2014 - 11:31pm