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Motorist hits 115 mph as he leads trooper on I-94 chase
Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
July 11, 2016
Highway 12 resurfacing project begins July 18 between Benson, Kerkhoven
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists on U.S. Highway 12 between Benson and Kerkhoven will encounter intermittent lane closures when a resurfacing...
July 11, 2016 - 12:09am
June 10, 2016
KMS Marching Saints tune up for Benson parade
The KMS Marching Saints under director Pam Diem practice Friday morning for the summer schedule. The band will march Tuesday at the 29th annual...
June 10, 2016 - 11:25am
April 4, 2016
Mother of boy killed in ATV accident: I want to give him the best party ever
The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. Wesley Needham died Monday and his organs will...
April 4, 2016 - 11:15pm
December 16, 2015
Highway 12 open house postponed to Jan. 12 in Kerkhoven
KERKHOVEN — An open house to learn about plans to resurface U.S. Highway 12 from Benson through Kerkhoven has been rescheduled to Jan. 12. The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today in a news release that the open house originally scheduled for tonight has...
December 16, 2015 - 12:48pm
December 9, 2015
MnDOT to host Highway 12 open house Dec. 16 in Kerkhoven
KERKHOVEN — An open house to learn about plans to resurface U.S. Highway 12 from Benson through Kerkhoven will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Kerkhoven Civic Center. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to resurface that section of Highway 12 next year in a...
December 9, 2015 - 12:06am
December 5, 2015
KMS band to play Monday at state Pearl Harbor observance
KERKHOVEN — The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Marching Saints band has been invited to perform at the state’s 2015 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Program Monday at the Armory in St. Paul. The band has been chosen to represent the state in Hawaii at the 75th anniversary celebration...
December 5, 2015 - 12:14am
November 12, 2015
Then and now
Verne Broberg, 97, pauses Wednesday beside his U.S. Army portrait from 1943 at Bethesda Heritage in Willmar. He was one of 22 military veterans...
November 12, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2015
Video: KMS bus driver ready to begin another school year
After graduating from Kerkhoven, Jean Rustad stayed around and has been driving school bus ever since, along with other duties at Rustad Bus...
September 3, 2015 - 7:34am
July 9, 2015
Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock opens
PENNOCK — The resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock is complete, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday. The detour will be removed late Friday afternoon, at which point the road will be open to all traffic. The project resurfaced...
July 9, 2015 - 11:11pm
May 5, 2015
U.S. Highway 12 detour from Kerkhoven to Pennock starts Monday
WILLMAR — Motorists will encounter a detour on U.S. Highway 12 from Kerkhoven to Pennock beginning Monday as crews start work on a resurfacing project, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced. According to a news release from MnDOT, the 8-mile project extends from...
May 5, 2015 - 9:29pm
March 17, 2015
Records published March 18
The following contains the records summary for March 17. Hazardous materials team responds to oil spill at Willmar railyard WILLMAR — It was reported around 12:37 p.m. Monday that about 500 gallons of oil spilled from one of the rail cars at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe...
March 17, 2015 - 11:07pm
March 16, 2015
Records published March 17
The following contains the records summary for March 17. Hazardous materials team responds to oil spill at Willmar railyard WILLMAR — It was reported around 12:37 p.m. Monday that about 500 gallons of oil spilled from one of the rail cars at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railyard...
March 16, 2015 - 11:46pm
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
August 20, 2014
Crop dusting plane crashes near Kerkhoven
KERKHOVEN — A crop dusting plane crash landed Tuesday afternoon in a corn field southeast of Kerkhoven, according to Swift County Sheriff’s Office. Investigation of the scene showed that Douglas Jackson, 54, of Benson, was spraying a soybean field about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday when...
August 20, 2014 - 11:16pm
Crop dusting plane crashes Tuesday near Kerkhoven
A crop dusting plane crash landed Tuesday afternoon in a corn field southeast of Kerkhoven, according to Swift County Sheriff’s Office. Investigation of the scene showed that Douglas Jackson, 54, of Benson, was spraying a soybean field about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday when he hit a guide...
August 20, 2014 - 11:45am