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N.Korea test-fires ballistic missile, appears to have failed
Minnesota man survives crash but is fatally hit trying to cross interstate afterward
North Dakota and Minnesota Bankruptcies
U.S. pipeline regulator raises penalties for safety violations
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ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
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'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
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Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
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June 4, 2012
New project of Willmar, Minn., shelter focuses on need for pet ID tags
WILLMAR -- Pets with ID tags are more likely to be reunited with their owners -- and reunited sooner -- if they're ever lost. It's a message...
June 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
Local Humane Society seeks support at Save Our Tails fundraiser Friday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Bobbie Bauman thinks the two small dogs were abandoned somewhere on First Street Northeast, near KWLM Radio on Foot Lake at the edge...
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 2, 2012
Humane Society to give 'state of the shelter' report this week
WILLMAR -- A "state of the shelter" report will be given at the annual meeting this week of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties. The...
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
September 19, 2011
Crater Cup to feature 8-inch cups
The 2011 Crater Cup Classic at Hawk Creek Golf Club is a new tournament with a new twist: 8-inch cups. The four-person, 18-hole scramble begins with a noon shotgun start on Sunday, Sept. 25. Instead of the standard 4-1/2 inch cups, 8-inch cups will be used on the greens. The entry...
September 19, 2011 - 12:14am
August 23, 2011
Hinrichs, Armstrong, Boelter win titles at Hawk Creek Country Club
RAYMOND -- Dave Hinrichs won his third Hawk Creek County Club men's club championship on Saturday, shooting 77-33-110. Three players tied for second at 112, including defending champion Zach Gerdes.
August 23, 2011 - 1:03am
August 18, 2011
Hawk Creek club tourney is on Saturday
The Hawk Creek Club Tournament at Raymond begins teeing off at 8 a.m. on Saturday. The Men's Championship Flight is 27 holes; Men's A (11-19 handicaps) and B Flights (20 & above handicaps); Men's Senior (65+) Flight and Women's Flight are all 18 holes. The $10 entry fee includes...
August 18, 2011 - 12:10am
May 14, 2011
Olson Lake making a comeback in west central Minn.
RAYMOND -- Olson Lake is a 124-acre, shallow water lake that was once a waterfowl hunter's Mecca and could be soon again. It's part of a 450-acre...
May 14, 2011 - 8:00am
March 23, 2011
Cold slows rising waters, give a reprieve to flood fighters on Hawk Creek in west central Minn.
CLARA CITY -- A return to sub-freezing temperatures is giving flood fighters a reprieve in the area, but worries remain about the additional moisture held in the six- to 12-inches of snow and slush that now blankets the landscape. Clara City volunteers completed additional sandbagging...
March 23, 2011 - 10:44am
March 22, 2011
Flood fighting now underway in west central Minnesota
CLARA CITY -- Flood fighting efforts have got underway as waters swelled over the banks of tributaries to the Minnesota River on Tuesday afternoon. Volunteers...
March 22, 2011 - 4:09pm
February 26, 2011
Mobile, low-cost spay-neuter service meets a need for many pet owners
WILLMAR -- The patient was anesthetized, limbs lolling as Erin Richards and Lindsay Liles carried her to the back of the RV and hoisted her onto...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 20, 2011
Flood outlook for Minnesota River Valley: You can bet on it
WILLMAR -- The stage is set for spring flooding in the Upper Minnesota River Valley and its tributaries. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen is urging residents in the upper Minnesota River Valley to consider purchasing flood insurance so that it is in effect by the spring...
January 20, 2011 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
Hawk Creek will be open this weekend
Hawk Creek Country Club in Raymond announced Friday that it will be open this weekend from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and then will be closed for the season after that. The clubhouse will also be open at those times.
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
Animal shelter issues plea for help with high kitten census
WILLMAR -- It's raining cats and kittens at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. The shelter issued an appeal to the public this week to help by either...
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 14, 2010
Fishing for answers
CLARA CITY -- Decades ago anglers worked the Yellow Medicine River and Hawk Creek hard. They prized the Yellow Medicine River for its smallmouth...
August 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Animal shelter tackles new initiative to improve successful pit bull adoption rate
It has been a familiar, and unwanted, pattern: Pit bull arrives at animal shelter, pit bull gets adopted, pit bull ends up back at the shelter. The...
July 6, 2010 - 12:00am