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Defying Trump, Green Party pursues recounts in 3 U.S. states
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
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'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
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
July 17, 2010
Hazards of summer underscore need for tetanus vaccination
WILLMAR -- The bare feet of summer don't always mix well with barbed wire or rusty nails. That's why local health officials say it's a good idea to have a tetanus vaccination that's up to date. "If you can't remember when the last one was, it's probably time for you to get it,"...
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Benson woman hurt in crash near Clontarf
CLONTARF -- A 90-year-old Benson woman was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 10:35 a.m. Friday morning near Clontarf. According to the State Patrol, Pearl I. Buyck was driving a 2002 Chevy Impala westbound on...
July 9, 2010 - 3:53pm
July 6, 2010
Horses dragged driver as he tried to stop rampage
BELLEVUE, Iowa (AP) -- The buggy driver whose horses trampled spectators at this town's Fourth of July parade had tried desperately to stop the rampage, clinging to the reins as the animals dragged him down the street, his family said Monday. Mardell Steines was in the buggy with...
July 6, 2010 - 11:30am
June 7, 2010
Wadena woman in critical condition after crash
WADENA, Minn. - A 70-year-old woman was in critical condition Sunday after a two-vehicle crash three miles west of Wadena, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Doris Anderson of Wadena was driving a 1977 Datsun pickup eastbound on Highway 10 at 7:11 p.m. Sunday when a 2004 Chevy...
June 7, 2010 - 10:59am
March 16, 2010
Bail set at $80K for Travis Ryks accused of shaking baby
WILLMAR -- Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Monday on a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking a...
March 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
Man wanted on assault charge in shaken baby case
WILLMAR -- An arrest warrant has been issued for Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, on a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking an...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
February 27, 2010
New designation to enhance Rice's treatment of trauma
WILLMAR -- When someone arrives in Rice Memorial Hospital's emergency room with injuries from a highway crash, the whole staff is ready to act...
February 27, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2010
Ghent woman hurt in rollover near Hanley Falls
HANLEY FALLS -- A 20-year-old Ghent woman was treated and released at the Marshall hospital for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday near Hanley Falls. According to the State Patrol, Brianne J. McNeill was driving a 2001 Pontiac southbound on...
February 10, 2010 - 10:10am
January 23, 2010
Girl hurt in rollover north of New London
NEW LONDON -- A juvenile female was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 1 a.m. Saturday north of New London. According to the State Patrol, the girl was ejected from a 2002 Ford Explorer driven by Irma E. Pineda, 40, of Willmar. She was one of eight passengers...
January 23, 2010 - 10:00am
September 15, 2009
Bemidji man injured after falling out of party bus near Ottertail
A Bemidji man was injured when he fell out of a party bus early Sunday morning on Highway 108 just east of Ottertail. Benjamin L. Frisk, 24, was taken to the Perham hospital, where he was treated and released, according to a hospital spokesman. He was standing by the steps to the...
September 15, 2009 - 2:15pm
September 11, 2009
Litchfield man hurt in Meeker County rollover crash
LITCHFIELD -- A 50-year-old Litchfield man was taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 4:20 p.m. Thursday southwest of Litchfield. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Carl D. Gunnerson...
September 11, 2009 - 11:29am
April 23, 2009
Two drivers treated, released after crash at LqP Valley High School
MADISON -- Two drivers were treated for minor injuries and released from Dawson Hospital after a crash around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday along State Highway 40 in front of Lac qui Parle Valley High School. According to the State Patrol, Elizabeth A. Olson, 58, of Dawson, was driving a 2002...
April 23, 2009 - 9:28am
February 9, 2009
Eden Valley boy hurt in 50-foot snowmobile plunge
EDEN VALLEY -- An Eden Valley boy was injured Saturday evening when the snowmobile he was riding flew off the edge of a gravel pit. The 16-year-old, who was not identified, fell 40 to 50 feet before landing in the frozen sand, according to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
N.D. man crawls 200 feet for help after 1,500-pound hay bale falls on him
ORISKA, N.D. - A rural Oriska man is recovering in a Fargo hospital after a hay bale that weighed nearly 1,500 pounds fell on him. Michelle Stubstad says her husband, Neil, was taking feed to horses late Friday afternoon when the bale fell off the loader. She says he became wedged...
January 6, 2009 - 11:00am
October 4, 2008
New program helps screen young athletes for head injury
WILLMAR -- The player on the Willmar High School girls' soccer team never saw the ball coming. It hit her hard in the head but she kept on playing. Jeff Winter, the team's coach, still winces when he describes what happened next, right before halftime at a game last fall. The girl...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am