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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
Heat was on for Foot Lake 4
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
November 3, 2010
Ridgewater announces carpentry program is suspended
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College plans to suspend its second-year carpentry program and to reduce and revamp its counseling services in preparing for expected budget shortfalls in the next fiscal year. The result is the loss of four full-time employees at the Willmar and Hutchinson...
News / local / Ridgewater
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Student death investigated on Hutchinson's Ridgewater campus
HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) -- The Anoka County coroner's office is investigating the death of a college student in Hutchinson. Eighteen-year-old Der Vang was found unresponsive in the Ridgewater College library on Wednesday. She was taken to a Hutchinson hospital where she died. KDUZ...
News / Ridgewater / college
June 11, 2010 - 11:15am
May 28, 2010
Highway 15 re-opened following accident clean-up
WILLMAR - Highway 15 south of Hutchinson re-opened to traffic around 6:30 tonight after the scene was cleared from an accident that involved serious injuries. Traffic had been diverted to alternate routes for several hours, during the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend. According...
May 28, 2010 - 6:40pm
April 23, 2010
Ridgewater moves some Willmar programs to Hutchinson
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College's electronics technician and wireless communication electronics programs will move from Willmar to the campus in Hutchinson. The move will be effective beginning this fall semester. Current and prospective students have been informed of the change,...
News / local / Ridgewater / college
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
January 25, 2010
ACGC wins Hutchinson wrestling title
HUTCHINSON -- Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City had four individual champions and 12 of its wrestlers placed in the top five en route to easily winning the eight-team Hutchinson Wrestling Invitational on Saturday. ACGC had 201.5 points to 173 for runnerup Totino-Grace. ACGC's Hayden Rouser...
sports / prep
January 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 24, 2009
Eden Valley woman treated, released after deer crash
HUTCHINSON -- A 22-year-old Eden Valley woman was treated and released at Hutchinson Medical Center for injuries sustained in a car-deer crash around 7:45 p.m. Monday near Hutchinson. According to the State Patrol, Michelle L. Olson was driving a 1995 Jeep Cherokee about one mile...
News / region
November 24, 2009 - 9:29am
October 31, 2009
Tigers trounce Willmar in 2AAAA
HUTCHINSON - Senior tailback Jaeden Scott scored his first of five TDs on the second play from scrimmage Saturday afternoon to ignite the Hutchinson Tigers 48-14 mauling of the Willmar Cardinals in the Section 2AAAA semifinals. The Tigers (9-1) rolled up 396 yards without throwing...
sports / prep / Cardinals
October 31, 2009 - 5:40pm
August 28, 2009
Something is very familiar about this year's Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Most Minnesota State Fair visitors smile, but Laura Olson beamed. Olson stood outside a glass-enclosed, refrigerated booth containing one of...
News / region / state
August 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Hutchinson Tech cuts 30 percent of workforce in Hutchinson
HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) -- Hutchinson Technology says its job cuts are deeper than earlier expected. The Hutchinson-based disk drive parts maker said Monday it is cutting 1,380 workers, or 30 percent of its workforce.
News / region
January 13, 2009 - 7:00am