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Sonshine Festival opens Wednesday in Willmar, set-up already underway
FeePay system for schools offers parents one-stop shop
Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Tuesday
Hwy. 12 detour in east Willmar leads to traffic issues
Amateur baseball roundup: Lakers down Chuckers
Twins' bullpen catcher and MACCRAY alum Dammann to catch Home Run Derby
NBA Roundup: Carmelo re-signs with Knicks
Seifert, Sik win Litchfield Watercade runs
Men's basketball: Four-star point guard commits to Gophers
'Gypsy' musical now playing on The Barn stage through June 28 in Willmar, Minn.
Menk is financial analyst at United FCS
CDS names Steinbeisser senior accountant
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Burgmeier to coordinator
UCare honors ACMC
Hormel Foods to buy Muscle Milk products maker CytoSport Holdings
Chester J. Johnson
Darwin "Dee" Norman
Alan N. Schmitz
William "Bill" Noyes
Lillian C. Buchholz
Sietsema — Beyerl
Even on vacation, many find it difficult to disconnect from work
Thompson — Ninow
Neis — Ewert
Thorp — Skattum
Editorial; Baseball remains a key part of Minnesota
Letter: Send Dave Baker to St. Paul
Letter; The clear Baker message
Letter: Calvin is the best choice for mayor of Willmar
Letter: The threat of failed statehood
July 6, 2009
Infant killed when van backs over tent at Renville County campground
A 4-month-old infant died Sunday morning after a van backed into the tent where he and his parents were staying at a Renville County campground near Morton. The Renville County Sheriff's Office was called to the campground at Beaver Falls Park at around 8:40 a.m. The sheriff's office...
news / region
July 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Grand Rapids soldier among four killed in Iraq helicopter crash
A Grand Rapids woman says her son was among four Americans killed when two U.S. helicopters crashed in northern Iraq. Ruth Windorski of Grand Rapids says she learned Monday that her 36-year-old son, Philip Windorski Jr., was among those killed in the single deadliest incident for...
news / state
January 26, 2009 - 2:00pm
January 23, 2009
Milan, Benson men killed in Danvers crash
DANVERS -- Dale Ehrenberg, 70, of rural Milan, and Michael Kotzer, Sr., 47, of rural Benson, were killed in a head-on collision around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday south of Danvers, according to Swift County Sheriff Scott Mattison. The crash happened along an S-curve in County Road 17 about...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
2008 Year in Review
A tornado that hit in the early evening hours of July 11, destroying several homes south of Willmar, was the region's top news story in 2008. A criminal vehicular homicide conviction for the driver involved in the bus crash that killed four students near Cottonwood, the fatal stabbing...
extra / news / Ridgewater
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Two Alexandria area men die Sunday in Wisconsin crash
Two men from the Douglas County area died after their truck hit a bridge guardrail in northwest Wisconsin Sunday morning. Richard Klimek, 38, of Lowry and a passenger, Mathew Baumann, 27, of Alexandria were pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office,...
news / region
December 1, 2008 - 7:00am
November 4, 2008
Benson man killed in farm accident
BENSON -- A 63-year old Benson man was killed Saturday afternoon in a farm accident involving a grain bin. According to Swift County Sheriff Scott Mattison, firefighters cut open a half-full bin of shelled corn and recovered the unresponsive body of Ronald Olson. He was transported...
November 4, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Louisberg couple killed in Highway 12 crash
HOLLOWAY -- A Louisberg couple was killed in a two-vehicle crash around 2:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. highways 12 and 59 west of Benson. According to the State Patrol, Gail A. Strickler, 68, was driving a 2001 Ford north on Highway 59 and pulled out in front of the...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am