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Keeping Willmar’s lights on comes at a hefty cost
State Patrol identifies driver killed in Pipestone crash
Five injured in three-vehicle crash Friday north of Dassel
National Guard joins avian influenza eradication efforts
Local officials, statewide group discuss making Willmar bicycle friendly
Parise leads Wild past Blues, into Western Conference semifinals
College baseball: Ridgewater splits with Anoka- Ramsey, swept by Rochester
Amateur baseball: Blues club Rails
Prep softball roundup: Tigers win 3 at MCA Invite
College softball: Ridgewater wins 2 against Riverland
Prairie Winds Concert Band sets concerts Sunday in Willmar, Minnesota
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
West Central Singers’ ‘Bedtime Stories’ concerts this weekend
Lac qui Parle Mission open house set for Sunday near Montevideo, Minnesota
Belgrade, Minnesota, author releases sequel to ‘Jude’s Gentle Giants’
D’Huyvetter joins Anez Consulting
Harvey Anderson & Johnson to build new Clara City funeral chapel
Ridgewater College partners for job training
Heritage Bank offers debit card fraud control
Moonlighting: Portion of U.S. workforce holding multiple jobs declines
Alvin G. Blom
Ronald L. Bennett
Delores A. Rueff
Harold J. Dilley
Marlys L. Dalager
Gartner — Hammond
Heiling — Zimmer
Olson — Schlitter
Video: Gorbie 10-weeks post-amputation
Video: West Central Connection Chorus
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: Avian flu impact is serious for state
Letter: Christianson come down from your throne
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Letter: This student wants your 'yes' vote
November 29, 2010
Report: Gophers football coaching search 'nearing final stages'
University of Minnesota athletics director Joel Maturi told season-ticket holders and donors in a letter Tuesday that "we are now nearing the final stages of the process" of finding a football coach. Maturi, who has traveled around the country interviewing several candidates in recent...
sports / college
November 29, 2010 - 10:25am
October 28, 2009
Bauman falls just short of state career rushing mark
DAWSON -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg senior Joel Bauman seemed like a sure bet to break the state career rushing record Tuesday night in the Fighting Saints' Section 5A quarterfinal game against Dawson-Boyd. After all, the standout running back was leading the area with 1,392 yards,...
sports / prep
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
KMS' Bauman 41 yards from all-time rushing record
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg senior Joel Bauman needs 41 yards to break the state's career rushing record. Bauman, who has gained 1,362 yards this season, has 7,463 yards in his career. The state's all-time leader is Tyler Evans of McLeod West, who finished his career in 2001 with 7,503...
sports / prep
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Montevideo man sentenced to 41 months in prison for assault
MONTEVIDEO -- Joel Filberto Medellin, 29, of Montevideo, will serve 41 months in prison for his conviction in the beating and robbery of a man in a bathroom at Inn Like Flynn's in Montevideo. District Judge David Mennis sentenced Medellin in district court in Montevideo on Wednesday....
news / region
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Joel's Family Foods closes doors, merges with Paynesville SuperValu
PAYNESVILLE -- Paynesville has lost one of its in-town grocery stores, but there are plenty of familiar faces at the remaining Paynesville SuperValu. Paynesville's longtime downtown grocery store, Joel's Family Foods, officially closed its doors Jan. 29 after merging with Paynesville...
business / region / news
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Elton John, Billy Joel return to St. Paul
ST. PAUL Elton John and Billy Joel are returning to Xcel Energy Center. The piano men will bring their Face 2 Face Tour to St. Paul on May 5. Tickets go on sale Jan. 24. Prices range from $54 to $179.50. It's the third time John and Joel have performed together in the Twin Cities....
news / state / showcase
January 15, 2009 - 6:00am
December 17, 2008
Letter: Glad he doesn't live in Willmar
You probably won't print this but I am sending it anyway. I read the story about Scott Wagar's problem with the teens and was amazed. In the comment section in the local Tucson, Ariz., paper, this was the most commented story. The general consensus was that the man should be given...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
KMS' Bauman sets the record straight
When talking about the great running backs from the area over the last 25 years, observers raved about Rick Meyer's quickness, Bobby Carlson's cutting, Matt Zupke's toughness and David Blom's agility. Add Joel Bauman to the list. The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg junior running back...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Nelson -- Braegelman
Brea Ann Nelson and Adam Joel Braegelman are engaged to be married Nov. 22 at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. Nelson is the daughter of Bruce and Nancy Nelson of New London. She graduated from New London-Spicer High School in New London in 2006 and from Ridgewater College...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Willmar students and The Tank impress at state tech tourney
WILLMAR -- The Tank has been a source of frustration and pride for its five builders, a group of aspiring engineers who learned a few lessons the hard way on their way to superior rankings in the state Technology Challenge competition. The team of Matt Kroneberger, Dane Swartz, Carlos...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am