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Witness IDs, gun evidence debated in UMD student's slaying
Fire collapses portion of interstate highway in Atlanta
Seeking end to boycott, North Carolina rescinds transgender bathroom law
Verizon looking to launch online TV service
Teachers' union wants discipline change
Reinsurance proposal on Dayton's desk. Will he sign despite 'serious concerns'?
More local vendors added to Target Field fare
Twins to break camp without ByungHo Park
With a shiner on his eye, Parise joins Wild for morning skate
Twins LHP Mejia named No. 5 starter
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Dave & Vivian Swanson
August 7, 2011
Kids Tractor Pull at Pennock Fun Days
Children from the Pennock, Minnesota area take part in the annual kids tractor pull held Saturday, August 6, 2001 during the Pennock Fun Days...
August 7, 2011 - 3:36pm
February 5, 2011
Volunteers, Rice Regional Dental Clinic team up to help
WILLMAR -- Yasmin Ismael wore a wide, gap-toothed smile as she climbed out of the dentist's chair. Out in the waiting room at the Rice Regional...
February 5, 2011 - 12:00am
September 27, 2010
Local kids could benefit from week-long Internet fundraiser
WILLMAR -- Local children will benefit from a dollar-for-dollar fundraising challenge that begins Tuesday. For seven days, donations made through the Internet site "GiveMn.org" will be matched by the Otto Bremer Foundation through the Give-to-the-Kids Challenge. There are six local...
September 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2010
Integration effort recognized in annual Kids Count report
WILLMAR -- The West Central Integration Collaborative has been recognized for its work to help young people choose healthier lifestyles. The collaborative is listed among the "Stars of the State" in the 2010 Kids Count Data Book from the Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota. The...
September 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Making a jiggle stick
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Buckle up! Kid films getting better at safety
CHICAGO (AP) -- Characters in children's movies are wising up about personal safety, increasingly using seat belts, bike helmets and crosswalks, but many still aren't ideal role models, a government study found. The trend may reflect efforts by the federal Centers for Disease Control...
January 11, 2010 - 8:17am
October 22, 2009
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 17, 2009
Perfect time for mitten shopping
October 17, 2009 - 12:00am
October 13, 2009
Enterprizing Kids offers a taste of entrepreneurship
WILLMAR -- The sewing machine hums as Kate Barrett-Murphy pieces together what will become the fleece lining for a child's mitten. Pins, patterns and felted mittens in various stages of construction cover the surrounding tabletop. The finished products will be up for sale this week...
October 13, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Entries open for this year's Enterprizing Kids event
WILLMAR -- Kids from ages 8 to 15 can now apply for the annual Enterprizing Kids event, which is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 16 and 17 at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. Kids are invited to have the chance to see what it is like to run their own business for a day. The program...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Pals kids get an up-close look at life on a Kandiyohi farm
At least for one day, 41 youth from the New London-Spicer summer Pals day care program on Thursday got to experience life on the farm. With the...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
Lost 'rafters' return home unharmed
LITCHFIELD -- A two-hour search Thursday for three missing children in Meeker County ended when a deputy found them walking home with a Huckleberry Finn story to tell. Deputies with the Meeker County Sheriff's Department and volunteers with its Mounted Posse joined to search for...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am