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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 23, 2016
Broken hand not stopping roster hopes for Vikings' Roberson
MINNEAPOLIS—Tre Roberson isn't going to let a broken bone in his right hand stop him from trying to grab a spot on the Vikings' 53-man roster. Roberson, an undrafted rookie cornerback, suffered the injury during the second quarter of Minnesota's preseason opener Aug. 12 at Cincinnati....
August 23, 2016 - 10:23pm
July 11, 2016
Kandiyohi Racing Association charged in 2015 fireworks incident at Willmar race track
WILLMAR -- The Kandi Racing Association is now facing multiple charges related to a June 2015 fireworks display at the KRA Speedway in Willmar...
July 11, 2016 - 8:13pm
Injury reported after acetylene tank explosion at Fergus Falls convenience store
FERGUS FALLS —The Fergus Falls Fire and Police Departments are responding to initial reports of an acetylene tank explosion and an injury at...
May 11, 2016 - 3:34pm
February 24, 2016
Meeker County convicts man of criminal vehicular operation
A Montevideo man was convicted Wednesday of criminal vehicular operation in Meeker County District Court for his role in a July 2014 two-vehicle crash that left the other driver with severe whiplash and nerve damage. Kyle Robert Macziewski, 41, was sentenced to five years supervised...
February 24, 2016 - 11:10pm
February 14, 2016
New London man, daughter injured after crash in Kandiyohi County
REGAL — A 37-year-old New London man and his 8-year-old daughter were injured in a crash just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday after the man swerved to miss a deer while driving westbound on Highway 55, according to the State Patrol. Jacob and Autumn Oeltjenbruns were transported to CentraCare...
February 14, 2016 - 5:26pm
January 8, 2016
Minnesota man recovering from crawling for 16 hours through frozen terrain after breaking his leg
ROCHESTER - A former Mayo Clinic doctor from Rochester is calling it "a Christmas miracle" that he survived being trapped overnight Dec. 19 for...
January 8, 2016 - 10:25am
September 16, 2015
One injured in one-vehicle crash near Clontarf
CLONTARF - A 25-year-old man from Clontarf was injured in a one-vehicle crash early Wednesday. A 2002 Oldsmobile Alero driven by Sasha N. Delagarza of Benson went off the road at about 2:50 a.m. Wednesday on Minnesota Highway 9 at County Road 22. According to a report from the...
September 16, 2015 - 11:53am
August 10, 2015
Tossed cinder block injures bicyclist
MINNEAPOLIS — A man in a vehicle threw chunks of concrete at four bicyclists in Minneapolis, seriously injuring one, police said. “These...
August 10, 2015 - 11:03pm
July 28, 2015
Child struck by vehicle, injured in Willmar
WILLMAR — A two-year-old Willmar boy was reportedly injured Sunday evening when he was struck by a vehicle in southeast Willmar. Abdiaziz Abdi Mohamed has been identified as the child who was reportedly injured in the crash reported at 8:17 p.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of 19th...
July 28, 2015 - 11:24pm
June 15, 2015
Officials research fireworks’ origins
WILLMAR — The State Fire Marshal is investigating the origin of the fireworks used last week in a display that injured a volunteer firefighter at KRA Speedway in Willmar. It was previously determined that KRA Speedway did not obtain a permit to host Wednesday’s fireworks display....
June 15, 2015 - 11:40pm
April 8, 2015
OSHA fines Litchfield egg producer after woman is injured
LITCHFIELD — Following a woman’s serious work-related injuries in August, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has levied a total of $9,100 in fines against Litchfield egg producer Sparboe Farms. Sparboe is contesting the fines. A 26-year-old woman, subcontracted...
April 8, 2015 - 11:20pm
March 14, 2015
Minnesota women injured when whale hits boat on Mexican vacation
WINDOM -- A southwest Minnesota woman is recovering from neck surgery and doing well after a gray whale hit an inflatable snorkeling boat she was on while on vacation at Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. Kim Armstrong’s surgery Thursday went well and the Windom woman is doing much better...
March 14, 2015 - 9:00am
October 9, 2014
Man faces felony charges after accident severely injures passenger
MONTEVIDEO — A 26-year-old Milan man faces two felony charges of criminal vehicular operation after a man was seriously injured in August after being pinned inside a pickup truck. Bantasar Kantito also faces two misdemeanor charges of fourth-degree driving while impaired and made...
October 9, 2014 - 11:32pm
June 23, 2014
MnDOT worker seriously injured in work-zone crash on I-35W
A Minnesota Department of Transportation worker placing traffic cones to prepare for the closure of Interstate 35W in Burnsville for flood prevention was struck by a driver and seriously injured Sunday afternoon. The crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. when a 25-year-old...
June 23, 2014 - 11:41am
June 9, 2014
Atwater man hurt in tree incident
GROVE CITY — A 47-year-old Atwater man was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained Sunday when a large tree he was cutting down fell on him. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Andrew Peterson was cutting the tree along the 51000...
June 9, 2014 - 9:46am