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Man dead, boy injured in Grand Rapids shooting
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Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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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 football falls to Ottertail Central
FARGO -- Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg was held to 179 yards of total offense by unbeaten Ottertail Central Thursday at the Fargodome as the Bulldogs went on to collect a 35-6 non-conference win in the regular-season finale. Jesse Engler hauled in a 54-yard touchdown pass from Aaron...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
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
June 24, 2010
Local author speaks about life, career of 19th-century deaf baseball player
He never heard the crack of the bat or the cheers from the crowd, but that didn't stop him from earning a reputation as a strikeout pitcher. Esten...
June 24, 2010 - 1:13pm
March 27, 2010
KMS students hear firsthand account of Holocaust from Ohio man who survived it
KMS students hear first-hand account of Holocaust from Ohio man who survived it Face to face with Dr. Joseph Mengele, Joe Klein gave the right...
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Surviving the Holocaust: A man's tale of an infamous place, time
KERKHOVEN -- Joe Klein was 15 years old in 1944 when his family was among the last Jews in a Hungarian ghetto to be loaded onto a train headed for Auschwitz. Klein had been born in a part of Czechoslovakia later taken over by Hungary. When Hungary collaborated with the Nazis, life...
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am