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Hy-Vee to roll out super-sized convenience store in Lakeville
Damage at the drive-in: Iconic Long Prairie theater screen destroyed by wind
Hamline student was raped after house party last year, charges say
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Rockin' Robbins concert series kicks off at Robbins Island
Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
Rew: A positive attitude is key to cancer fight
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Letter: All the cool kids want broadband
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
July 11, 2017
Canadian company buying Holiday convenience store chain
Canadian convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard has agreed to purchase Minnesota-based Holiday Stationstores, in a deal announced Monday,...
July 11, 2017 - 2:58pm
June 17, 2017
Dozens of dads: Which type do you have?
FARGO — There are 120 crayon colors, more than 440 known species of sharks and approximately 500 brands of whiskey in the world. But there...
June 17, 2017 - 10:15am
May 25, 2017
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
WILLMAR — Roads are expected to be more crowded than last year over this Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA, which also expects gas prices to be higher over the weekend. Automobile travel will grow by 2.7 percent compared to last year, AAA predicts, with 34.6 million planning...
May 25, 2017 - 7:25am
September 3, 2016
U.S. Muslims relieved Eid holiday to fall day after Sept. 11 anniversary
NEW YORK—For weeks, some U.S. Islamic leaders worried that the Eid al-Adha holiday would fall on Sept. 11, raising the possibility that some non-Muslims would misinterpret celebrations occurring on the solemn anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks of 2001. Those fears dissipated...
September 3, 2016 - 9:15am
May 27, 2016
Communities across west central Minnesota planning Memorial Day festivities
WILLMAR — Willmar veterans raised the Flags of Honor on Friday on the east side of Willmar Lake. Squads of veterans from the American Legion,...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 5, 2016
Delay of street work means Spicer's July 4 festivities will remain in familiar place
SPICER — A last-minute decision this week to delay a major street and utility project in downtown Spicer until after the Fourth of July means...
May 5, 2016 - 9:10am
January 7, 2016
Koosman lights raise record amount of money for The Salvation Army
WILLMAR — It was a record-breaking season for Chad Koosman and his famous holiday lights display north of Willmar. Not only was the display...
January 7, 2016 - 11:47pm
December 11, 2015
Bagpiper entertains shoppers
Chris Schmitz of Redwood Falls plays Christmas tunes on bagpipes Friday afternoon outside J.C. Penney at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. A long-time...
December 11, 2015 - 11:09pm
December 9, 2015
Video: ‘Christmas in Black and White’
Penquins were part of the 2nd- to 5th-grade choir that sang “Christmas in Black and White,” during a pageant of the same name performed Tuesday...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 3, 2015
PHOTO: Peanuts for Christmas
Venita McCormick, lead clerk at the U.S. Post Office in Willmar, displays the Peanuts first-class postage stamp for the holidays. The snowflake...
December 3, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 1, 2015
USPS’s Sunday package service starts Dec. 6
WILLMAR — The United States Postal Service said Tuesday it will deliver packages seven days a week in Willmar and other cities starting the week of Dec. 6 through Christmas Day. Other cities also receiving the service are St. Cloud/Waite Park, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, Alexandria and...
December 1, 2015 - 10:11pm
November 24, 2015
Gas prices dip ahead of holiday travel
WILLMAR — Travelers will find welcome relief at the gas pumps as prices have been dropping over the past week just in time for the Thanksgiving...
November 24, 2015 - 10:05pm
November 23, 2015
Kandiyohi County creates no-parking zone to manage traffic by light display
WILLMAR — Citing heavy traffic and safety concerns, Kandiyohi County has decided to create a temporary no-parking zone at the rural intersection near a local family’s huge holiday light display. The request came from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog and was formally approved...
November 23, 2015 - 11:41pm
September 2, 2015
MnDOT urges drivers to be careful this weekend
ST. PAUL — Even though most road construction projects are shut down over the holiday weekend, there will still be many work zones around the state that will affect travel. Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle said motorists need to use extra caution...
September 2, 2015 - 8:59pm
June 20, 2015
Father’s Day for many families means time spent together
WILLMAR — One month after mom got her due, it’s daddy’s turn.
June 20, 2015 - 12:23am