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Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
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
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
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
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
August 2, 2016
Commentary: Home Sweet Honda
When I'm away a long time, I usually can't wait to get home and open the door—not to the house but to the car. Outside, hot air pounds...
August 2, 2016 - 12:30am
July 21, 2016
Women's group demands apology for Facebook comments by MN congressional candidate
A group is demanding that state Republican congressional candidate Stewart Mills apologize for Facebook comments it says disrespect women. A...
July 21, 2016 - 7:41am
June 23, 2016
One dead, one missing after house fire
BEMIDJI — One adult is dead and a 5-year-old child is still reported as missing after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the Hillcrest Manor...
June 23, 2016 - 5:30am
June 17, 2016
Editorial: Legislative leaders are failing Minnesotans
The leaders of Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton are no closer to an agreement on bonding, tax and transportation bills than they were...
June 17, 2016 - 6:00am
June 6, 2016
Willmar City Council approves residency restrictions for sex offenders
WILLMAR—With very little discussion the Willmar City Council approved an ordinance which restricts where registered sex offenders can live...
June 6, 2016 - 8:42pm
May 31, 2016
Candidates file for Minnesota House, Senate seats
WILLMAR — The following candidates have filed for seats in the Legislature representing area districts, according to information available Tuesday evening from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website. Filing for state office closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Any candidate may withdraw...
May 31, 2016 - 11:34pm
May 3, 2016
Records published May 3
This is the records summary for May 3. Fraud WILLMAR — A woman reported online fraud involving an attempted home rental around 5 p.m. Sunday. The woman told police she inquired online about renting a Willmar home, and was told to send an individual a $900 Money Gram as a security...
May 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 2, 2016
Nearly $1 billion separates Minnesota legislators on public works funding
ST. PAUL -- House and Senate leaders are far apart about how much to spend on public works projects. Nearly $1 billion apart. Minnesota Democratic...
May 2, 2016 - 5:45pm
April 18, 2016
District Republicans endorse Miller, Lang
OLIVIA — State Rep. Tim Miller and first-time office seeker Andrew Lang collected unanimous endorsements from the local Republican Party at the District 17 convention Saturday at Max’s Grill in Olivia. Lang, of Olivia, will challenge State Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, this...
April 18, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 12, 2016
Transgender bathroom bill generates emotional testimony, but little else
ST. PAUL — A proposal to require transgender people to use the bathroom of their birth sex drew passionate testimony from both sides at the Minnesota Legislature Tuesday, but appears to be dead for the year. The measure, similar to controversial bills passed in states such as North...
April 12, 2016 - 11:10pm
March 30, 2016
Early morning fire destroys Clarkfield house
CLARKFIELD — A Clarkfield man escaped unharmed when an early morning fire destroyed his residence Wednesday, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office reported. The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of the fire at 1:25 a.m. Wednesday at 713 13th Street. The Clarkfield Field...
March 30, 2016 - 11:22pm
March 23, 2016
Residency ordinance could greatly restrict where registered sex offenders could live in Willmar
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council tabled a proposed city ordinance Monday night that would restrict where registered sexual offenders could live in the city. The ordinance will be brought back to a future Community Development committee meeting. “I’m struggling with this a...
March 23, 2016 - 11:21pm
March 8, 2016
Fire consumes Willmar house
WILLMAR — A house caught fire early Tuesday morning on the 1400 block of Fairacre Lane Southwest off of 15th Street in Willmar. The Willmar...
March 8, 2016 - 11:29pm
February 23, 2016
Ice fishing shelter removal deadlines approach
ST. PAUL — Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways are approaching, according to the Minnesota...
February 23, 2016 - 11:11pm
February 22, 2016
Miller seeks re-election to District 17A House seat
PRINSBURG — State Rep. Tim Miller announced this week he will seek re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 17A....
February 22, 2016 - 10:52pm