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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
Cards open with tough win over Tech
Briefs: Patriots TE Gronkowski to have back surgery
Wolves' Cole Aldrich on best, worst of playing in New York
MLB, players reach labor agreement
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
November 22, 2016
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
Law enforcement urges caution on melting lake ice
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office are warning people of deteriorating ice conditions....
March 6, 2016 - 1:53pm
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
Truck goes through the ice on Henderson Lake near Spicer
SPICER -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office received a report Saturday morning of a truck going through the ice on Henderson Lake, west of Spicer on Friday. The truck, belonging to a rural Spicer man, went through the ice at about 7:30 p.m. Friday. The driver and passenger of...
January 23, 2016 - 12:23pm
December 28, 2015
Four snowmobilers break through thin ice
GARRISON — Four people broke through the ice and a man spent about an hour in the cold waters of a northern Minnesota lake Saturday before emergency personnel rescued him. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of two people broken through the ice on Partridge...
December 28, 2015 - 10:27pm
December 17, 2015
Officials caution Minnesotans to check ice conditions before venturing on lakes
BEMIDJI -- Officials are urging anglers to check ice conditions before setting foot or tire on frozen lakes, after nearly 50 people were rescued...
December 17, 2015 - 6:00am
December 14, 2015
Some 50 anglers rescued after ice breaks on Minnesota lake
RED LAKE — Nearly 50 people had to be taken off Upper Red Lake Monday after several sheets of ice broke up on the big lake, stranding them...
December 14, 2015 - 11:32pm
50 anglers rescued in northern Minnesota after ice breaks from shore
RED LAKE - Nearly 50 people had to be taken off Upper Red Lake on Monday after several sheets of ice broke up on the big lake, stranding them with their ice houses. Everyone is now off the lake, according the Beltrami County Emergency Management office. The fish houses are located...
December 14, 2015 - 2:22pm
December 10, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
ST. PAUL-- With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice, use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water and...
December 10, 2015 - 11:05pm
West central Minnesota anglers wait for ice
WILLMAR — Last year ice anglers enjoyed one of the earliest and best early season fishing that many could recall. This year, many are still...
December 10, 2015 - 12:03am
December 7, 2015
PHOTO: Clinging ice
An icy glaze caused by Sunday’s fog continues to cling Monday morning to plants along Kandiyohi County Road 23 in Willmar and throughout the...
December 7, 2015 - 11:14pm
April 16, 2015
Ice-out moves north fast
DULUTH -- Ice has left Minnesota lakes from the Iowa border to near the Ontario border already this year, in most cases more than a week ahead of normal. Thanks to record warm temperatures, ample sunshine and strong winds in recent days, ice has been leaving lakes across the state...
April 16, 2015 - 11:35pm
On thin ice
Few of the signs marking thin ice around an aerated area of Willmar Lake are still standing Monday, as ice continues melting. Today may get in...
March 16, 2015 - 11:42pm