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Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Minnesota man may have fallen off bluff into Mississippi after police chase
As budget talks drag on, Minnesota legislators appear relaxed, headed for special session
Hargreaves returns to prison pending civil commitment hearing
Trump's budget proposal slashes spending by $3.6 trillion over 10 years
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Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
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Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
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Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
March 20, 2017
Woman rescued after falling through ice on Mary Lake, northwest of Willmar
NEW LONDON — A woman is recovering Monday evening after falling through the ice on Mary Lake, northwest of Willmar, while attempting to...
March 20, 2017 - 5:59pm
March 16, 2017
Ice falls off semi, injuring woman in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — It was a chance meeting of the worst kind. As a pickup truck and semi truck drove past each other Wednesday in opposite directions...
March 16, 2017 - 12:28pm
March 1, 2017
Update: Minn. man dies after being rescued from skid loader submerged in manure pit
FREEPORT — A Freeport man was rescued Tuesday afternoon from a skid loader that was submerged in an abandoned manure pit. According to...
March 1, 2017 - 8:57am
February 23, 2017
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
WILLMAR — More than 60 local Diamond Edge Figure Skaters will present "Fire & Ice" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Willmar...
February 23, 2017 - 3:01pm
February 22, 2017
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Ed Fischer Ed Fischer is a syndicated editorial cartoonist based in Minnesota. Editorial cartoon feedback can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org....
February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
February 7, 2017
New London man escapes before truck sinks in Green Lake
SPICER – A 20-year-old New London man escaped injury Monday night after the pickup he was driving went through the ice on Green Lake. According...
February 7, 2017 - 6:12am
February 6, 2017
Driver escapes injury after driving into open water on Lake Koronis
PAYNESVILLE – A Richfield man escaped injury Sunday when he got lost while driving a truck on Lake Koronis and went into open water. According...
February 6, 2017 - 8:37am
January 10, 2017
Travel alert: Freezing rain and snow will be followed by high winds today
WILLMAR – Freezing rain followed by a heavy dose of snow that could last until noon is causing travel problems for morning commuters in the...
January 10, 2017 - 9:03am
January 8, 2017
ATV riders unhurt when break through ice on Nest Lake
WILLMAR - An all-terrain vehicle broke through the ice at 1:38 p.m. Saturday under the state trail bridge near the Nest Lake boat access in Kandiyohi...
January 8, 2017 - 11:34am
January 4, 2017
Doctors advise Germans to walk like penguins on ice
BERLIN — German trauma surgeons advised the public Wednesday to walk like penguins to avoid slipping on pavements with freezing temperatures...
January 4, 2017 - 11:14pm
December 22, 2016
Vehicle falls through Lake Wakanda ice
A 34-year-old Willmar man escaped unharmed from his vehicle Thursday morning after it fell through the ice on a rural Willmar lake.
December 22, 2016 - 11:24am
Update: Some schools closed; others delayed because of icy roads
WILLMAR – Freezing rain and icy roads this morning has resulted in some school closing for the day, while other districts are still scheduled...
November 22, 2016 - 6:24am
March 17, 2016
Lake ice piles up in Spicer
It is just one more crazy event to occur on the lake this winter, such as water skiing on Christmas Day. Driven by a westerly breeze, mounds...
March 17, 2016 - 7:43pm
March 6, 2016
Keep vehicles off the ice, officials warn
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office are warning people of deteriorating ice conditions....
March 6, 2016 - 11:12pm