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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
New Twins hitting coach seeks 'partnership'
Knicks sweep back-to-back games from Timberwolves
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 8, 2016
Unbeaten no more
LITCHFIELD— Critical mistakes were too much for Litchfield to overcome Friday, as the Dragons fell 30-19 to Class AAAA second-ranked Hutchinson...
October 8, 2016 - 12:07am
October 6, 2016
Football Preview: Litch, Hutch in battle of unbeatens
What a party it will be in Litchfield on Friday night if the Dragons football team can snatch a victory from perennial state powerhouse Hutchinson. Unlike previous encounters, such a win wouldn't be celebrated as an upset. The Dragons and Tigers both enter their 7 p.m. tangle with...
October 6, 2016 - 11:32pm
May 14, 2016
Hats off to Ridgewater grads
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College’s two campuses graduated more than 680 students this spring. The college’s students — 234 graduated Thursday...
May 14, 2016 - 11:15am
November 5, 2015
Officer names released in fatal Hutchinson police shooting
HUTCHINSON (Forum News Service) — The two officers involved in a fatal shooting during a scuffle in a duplex in Hutchinson have been identified. The Hutchinson police officer shot and wounded was Jacob Willers, who had just started with the department on Oct. 12. After being...
November 5, 2015 - 11:20pm
August 28, 2015
Two die in separate crashes on state Highway 29
BENSON — Two men were killed in two separate fatal accidents that happened within 12 hours of each other on different stretches of state Highway 29. According to the State Patrol, Rhett R. Peters, 28, of Hutchinson, was killed early Friday morning in a one-car rollover on state...
August 28, 2015 - 10:19pm
Hutchinson man dies in rollover near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — A 28-year-old Hutchinson man died in a rollover on Highway 29 south of Alexandria early Friday morning. According to the State Patrol, Rhett R. Peters was driving a 2000 Ford Explorer north at about 3:45 a.m. and was entering a curve just north of the Pope County and...
August 28, 2015 - 9:42pm
August 24, 2015
Ridgewater College classes begin
WILLMAR — About 3,225 students were on Ridgewater College’s Willmar and Hutchinson campuses Monday, the first day of classes of the fall...
August 24, 2015 - 11:05pm
August 10, 2015
Road work clears on Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel
WILLMAR — A project for bituminous overlay of Minnesota State Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel is complete. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, in 2014, that portion of State Highway 15 received a 1.5-inch bituminous overlay. Due to the extent of the deteriorated...
August 10, 2015 - 9:02pm
May 11, 2015
Records published May 11
The following contains the records summary for May 11. Vandalism WILLMAR — Tires were slashed on a vehicle parked on the 2300 block of Fifth Street Southeast in Willmar, it was reported Sunday. WILLMAR — A vehicle was entered and rummaged through while parked on the 3400 block...
May 11, 2015 - 12:03am
April 4, 2015
Hutchinson man faces gross misdemeanor, misdemeanor charges for firearms possession
LITCHFIELD — A 61-year-old Hutchinson man alleged to be living in the U.S. without proper immigration documents made a court appearance Wednesday on multiple charges for illegally possessing firearms. Domingo Alvarez faces charges of gross misdemeanor illegal alien in possession...
April 4, 2015 - 1:07am
April 2, 2015
Investigation leads to arrest, seizure of 13 firearms yesterday at residence west of Hutchinson
LITCHFIELD -- Law enforcement reportedly seized 13 firearms yesterday at a residence west of Hutchinson and arrested a man who allegedly has been living in the U.S. illegally and provided false information to obtain a gun permit. Domingo Alvarez, 61, was reportedly booked into...
April 2, 2015 - 10:56am
February 27, 2015
'A Chronology and Data Summary: Ridgewater College President Doug Allen’s Leadership'
A Chronology and Data Summary: Ridgewater College President Doug Allen's Leadership Prepared by the Minnesota State College Faculty-Ridgewater College, Willmar and Hutchinson Related: MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence The complete...
February 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
Ridgewater faculty passes no-confidence vote in college president
WILLMAR -- The faculty of Ridgewater College has said through a vote Thursday that it has no confidence in the leadership of President Douglas Allen. According to a news release from the faculty union, the vote was passed overwhelmingly. No vote tally was provided in the release....
February 27, 2015 - 9:59am
January 8, 2015
Southwest Initiative Foundation names new president
HUTCHINSON — The Southwest Initiative Foundation has named Diana Anderson as its new president and chief executive. The foundation’s board...
January 8, 2015 - 8:17pm
Southwest Initiative Foundation names new president
HUTCHINSON - The Southwest Initiative Foundation has named Diana Anderson as its new president and chief executive. The foundation’s board of directors voted unanimously this week in favor of Anderson’s appointment. She had been interim president and CEO since August 2014,...
January 8, 2015 - 4:15pm