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Willmar man charged with indecent exposure at the library
5 injured in Stearns County accident
Minnesota man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
Former Willmar officer one of the agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Marriage licenses for Kandiyohi County published Oct. 22
College Volleyball: No. 3 Ridgewater strong in Crossover
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over Philly
WNBA admits big L.A. basket shouldn't have counted
NFL Previews: Vikings’ Bradford returns to Philly
Junior Hockey: Sloppy WarHawks fall to New Ulm
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Harold L. Wieber
Paul E. Biermann
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
Mark McNally letter: Westrom is a friend of education
October 29, 2014
Letter: Sawatzky works for college
This year’s election will have a big impact on college students like me. I think State Rep. Mary Sawatzky has done a great job looking out for us and will continue to do so if re-elected. Rep. Sawatzky helped freeze our tuition through 2015 and increased state funding for financial...
October 29, 2014 - 9:30am
October 25, 2014
Letter: A failed administration
Continued weak leadership from this administration. ISIS — Just recently Canada has been attacked by an Islamic convert. Maybe this is also “workplace violence”? Please, President Obama, repeat the following: “We are at war with Islamic terrorists.” Yes, we are at war,...
October 25, 2014 - 12:01am
October 21, 2014
Utilities work continues in Kandiyohi
An excavator from Voss Plumbing-Heating of Paynesville removes soil Tuesday so workers can replace water and sewer mains on Fourth Street in...
October 21, 2014 - 10:49pm
October 10, 2014
Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office: Help us find fleeing suspect
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office seeks help finding a domestic abuse suspect, according to a news release. On Friday, a man who goes by the names Jose Caballero-Benitez and Omar Sanchez fled from sheriff's deputies in the Hawick area and may have headed toward Willmar. The man...
October 10, 2014 - 7:46pm
August 3, 2014
State Patrol says alcohol a contributing factor in Hwy. 12 fatality
KANDIYOHI — A Willmar man died as the result of a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 12 east of Kandiyohi at 3:35 p.m. Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol, and alcohol is believed to have been a factor. Quehubin V. Ramirez, 40, was pronounced deceased at Rice Memorial...
August 3, 2014 - 11:22pm
Fatal accident east of Kandiyohi on Saturday afternoon
KANDIYOHI –A Willmar man died as the result of a roll-over accident on U.S. Highway 12 east of Kandiyohi at 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Quehubin V. Ramirez, 40, was pronounced deceased shortly after the accident at Rice Memorial...
August 3, 2014 - 10:38am
July 15, 2014
Transit merger between Kandiyohi and Renville counties progresses
WILLMAR –– Another step was taken this week in the expected Jan. 1 merger of transit systems in Kandiyohi and Renville counties, and now there’s talk of adding a third county. At their meeting Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners gave final approval to a joint powers...
July 15, 2014 - 10:10pm
July 2, 2014
Kandiyohi County modifies no-wake restrictions on area lakes
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said Wednesday that no wake restrictions, which were put in place June 18, have been lifted on...
July 2, 2014 - 10:45pm
June 19, 2014
Roschild receives stayed prison, fines in property damage, fraud and drug sentences
WILLMAR — Joshua Wayne Roschild, 23, of Willmar, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, which was stayed, 15 years of probation and a total of $2,050 on three felony charges. Roschild was convicted of criminal damage to property for damaging a canvas door in June at the Willmar...
June 19, 2014 - 10:42pm
Tornado warning for eastern Swift County until 5:30 p.m.
* TORNADO WARNING FOR... EASTERN SWIFT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA... * UNTIL 530 PM CDT * AT 438 PM CDT...TORNADO PRODUCING STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM LAKE HASSEL TO 6 MILES EAST OF BENSON TO 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BENSON...AND MOVING EAST AT...
June 19, 2014 - 5:05pm
Fire departments respond to Kandiyohi house fire
KANDIYOHI - Multiple firefighter units are fighting a house fire in the 300 block of Third Street here this morning. Flames were above the...
June 19, 2014 - 11:30am
June 16, 2014
Flood warning in effect for west central Minnesota, watch for high water
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until 6 p.m. today for Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Renville, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties. The Weather Service says the slow-moving showers and thunderstorms have already produced as much as 1½...
June 16, 2014 - 3:18pm
June 2, 2014
Family still waits for closure: D-Day veterans will not be forgotten
WILLMAR — U.S. Navy Motor Machinist Mate 1st Class John E. Anderson of Willmar fought in the battles of North Africa, Sicily and Italy before giving his life for country at age 24 in the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. Seventy years later, a community and family will remember his sacrifice...
June 2, 2014 - 11:33pm
April 23, 2014
Lake Lillian man dead in ATV incident near Big Kandi Lake
WILLMAR — A 76-year-old Lake Lillian man is dead after an incident involving an all-terrain vehicle that was reported just after 8 p.m. Tuesday along Big Kandi Drive on Big Kandiyohi Lake. According to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, Cyrus Flann was...
April 23, 2014 - 3:12pm
April 16, 2014
Spring storm continues to batter area; 8-inches of snow in Olivia, Litchfield
WILLMAR — Olivia and Litchfield were reporting eight inches of snow as a spring snow storm continued to make its way through the region late Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen. Willmar recorded nearly five inches of snow by 5 p.m.,...
April 16, 2014 - 5:38pm