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Sonshine Festival opens Wednesday in Willmar, set-up already underway
FeePay system for schools offers parents one-stop shop
Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Tuesday
Hwy. 12 detour in east Willmar leads to traffic issues
Amateur baseball roundup: Lakers down Chuckers
Twins' bullpen catcher and MACCRAY alum Dammann to catch Home Run Derby
NBA Roundup: Carmelo re-signs with Knicks
Seifert, Sik win Litchfield Watercade runs
Men's basketball: Four-star point guard commits to Gophers
'Gypsy' musical now playing on The Barn stage through June 28 in Willmar, Minn.
Menk is financial analyst at United FCS
CDS names Steinbeisser senior accountant
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Burgmeier to coordinator
UCare honors ACMC
Hormel Foods to buy Muscle Milk products maker CytoSport Holdings
Chester J. Johnson
Darwin "Dee" Norman
Alan N. Schmitz
William "Bill" Noyes
Lillian C. Buchholz
Sietsema — Beyerl
Even on vacation, many find it difficult to disconnect from work
Thompson — Ninow
Neis — Ewert
Thorp — Skattum
Editorial; Baseball remains a key part of Minnesota
Letter: Send Dave Baker to St. Paul
Letter; The clear Baker message
Letter: Calvin is the best choice for mayor of Willmar
Letter: The threat of failed statehood
December 18, 2010
Expert predicts wet, cold winter and spring
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Our polar thermostat is out of whack, and that threatens to make the Northern Plains colder and wetter than usual this winter, spring and early summer, an area meteorologist says. "It does look like it will be a late planting season this year," Leon Osborne says. But...
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2010
Rural Benson man busted for apparent pot-growing operation
BENSON -- A rural Benson man made his first court appearance Friday on a fifth-degree drug possession charge filed after law enforcement officials searched his property and found an apparent marijuana growing operation. Unconditional bail was set at $20,000 bond or $2,500 cash for...
news / region
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Commentary: Growing up in the USA
SAN DIEGO -- For more than two centuries, part of being an American has often meant struggling to be something else. No offense intended. It's not that people are looking for ways to stop being American. If they were born here, they accept this as a given. It's just that they're...
opinion / commentary
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
New London man gets fine, probation for marijuana growing operation
WILLMAR -- A 31-year-old New London man was sentenced Monday to five years of probation and a $1,500 fine on a fifth-degree drug sale charge for running a marijuana growing operation in the basement of a home on North Long Lake. Marc Alan Gauquie was also ordered to serve 122 days...
news / local
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
Man pleads to drug sale charge for marijuana growing operation
WILLMAR -- A 31-year-old New London man pleaded guilty Thursday to a fifth-degree drug sale charge for running a marijuana growing operation in the basement of a home on North Long Lake. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, two additional fifth-degree...
news / local
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Man faces felony charges after pot growing operation bust
WILLMAR -- A 30-year-old New London man made his first appearance Thursday on felony charges for allegedly running a marijuana growing operation, with more than 300 plants, in the basement of a home on North Long Lake. Marc Alan Gauquie faces three felony fifth-degree drug sale and...
news / local
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Commentary: Growing your food is American
SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- It's been decades since that famous forager Euell Gibbons reached through the White House fence and picked four edible weeds out of the president's garden. This is not something that the Secret Service would recommend you try today. But Roger Doiron has a better...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am