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Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
Minnesota manufacturers' confidence high, but finding workers a challenge
Mom upset after bus makes unannounced stop at Dairy Queen on last day of school
Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace
Olivia doctors disciplined in labor and delivery case
Prep Softball: Becker's late run sinks Willmar
Prep Baseball: Falcons close with a gem
Prep Baseball: Cards dazzle in win over Rocori
Local Roundup: Willmar tennis duo take sub-section title
Prep Baseball: BOLD firepower on display
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Alpha G. Finden
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
May 5, 2012
Man killed in tractor rollover identified
KERKHOVEN -- The victim of a fatal tractor rollover on Wednesday has been identified as Kenneth Eugene Gerdes, 70, of rural Kerkhoven. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 4 p.m. Wednesday along 70th Street Northeast. Authorities had withheld the release of his identity pending...
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Victim in fatal, Chippewa County tractor rollover is identified
KERKHOVEN -- The victim of a fatal tractor rollover on Wednesday has been identified as Kenneth Eugene Gerdes, 70, of rural Kerkhoven. He was pronounced dead at the scene around 4 p.m. on Wednesday along 70th Street Northeast. Authorities had withheld the release of his identity...
May 4, 2012 - 10:34am
January 11, 2012
Man, 29, pleads to two charges in drunken crash
WILLMAR -- Raymond Lee Lindgren, 29, of Rice and formerly of Kerkhoven, pleaded guilty Monday to a gross misdemeanor charge of criminal vehicular...
January 11, 2012 - 12:00am
December 15, 2011
Kerkhoven, Minn., woman gets stayed prison, probation, host of conditions for sex with vulnerable man
WILLMAR -- A 26-year-old Kerkhoven woman was sentenced Wednesday to 24 months in prison, which was stayed, 10 years of probation, 70 days in...
December 15, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Dudgeon wins Kerk 10k
KERKHOVEN -- The Pillsbury Push attracted 123 runners on Saturday morning at Town and Country Days. In the 5k, Klinton Van Heuveln, 18, of Pennock was the overall winner in 18:41. Cassandra Johnson, 16, of Willmar won the women's division in 21:31. In the 10k, Joel Dudgeon, 44,...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00am
July 30, 2011
July 30, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
Kerkhoven's Pillsbury Runs set for Saturday
The Pillsbury Push from Pillsbury Park on the east end of Kerkhoven has an 8 a.m. start on Saturday. Entrants can choose from a 5k run/walk or the 10k. The courses uses residential streets, tar roads and some gravel. Registration opens at 7 a.m.
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 12, 2011
Kerkhoven, Minn., ice cream shop dishes up cool summer treats
KERKHOVEN -- Sixties-era music wafts from outdoor speakers at Sophie's Ice Cream Station, where another busy summer day is about to begin. Within...
July 12, 2011 - 12:00am
June 23, 2011
Kerkhoven-based co. has bus stolen in New Jersey
A Kerkhoven tour company's bus was stolen from a group of five buses parked Saturday in a Secaucus, N.J., hotel parking lot during a two-day trip to New York City. Chuck Rustad, owner of Rustad Tour's, said he woke up early Saturday morning to a call from his driver wondering where...
June 23, 2011 - 9:00am
June 2, 2011
Prep Softball: KMS captures 3A crown
MARSHALL -- The Fighting Saints are 21-0 and headed to state for the first time since 2007. Behind the pitching and hitting combination of sophomores Sam Dunn and Erin Haglund, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg whipped Wabasso 10-2 on Thursday for the Section 3A softball championship. Dunn...
June 2, 2011 - 11:57pm
May 23, 2011
LQPV first at own baseball invite
MADISON -- Lac qui Parle Valley scored four times in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg and win the four-team LQPV Invitational on Saturday. LQPV defeated Dawson-Boyd 11-1 in the semifinals, while KMS topped Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 12-2. Semifinals Lac...
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
New pediatrician joins ACMC WILLMAR -- Affiliated Community Medical Centers announces KerriAnn Mahon, M.D., a specialist in pediatrics, will begin practicing at ACMC-Willmar in February. Mahon specializes in the care of infants, children and adolescents. After receiving her bachelor's...
January 18, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
KMS wrestler recovering from head injury at practice
KERKHOVEN -- A young Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg wrestler who suffered a head injury during practice on Monday is doing well after undergoing surgery...
November 24, 2010 - 10:17am
November 3, 2010
YME, BBE and KMS approve school operating levies
WILLMAR -- Voters appear to have approved operating levies in the Yellow Medicine East, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg school districts. According to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's website, voters in YME approved the levy by a 1,554 to 1,092...
November 3, 2010 - 9:33am
October 22, 2010
KMS's Lottman tough behind the stripe
KERKHOVEN -- Katelyn Lottman, a 5-11 senior middle hitter from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, had 12 ace serves in a three-game non-conference volleyball...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am