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EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
$1.4 billion budget surplus expected in Minnesota
Billionaire: If Trump succeeds, so does Mexico
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
Cards open with tough win over Tech
Briefs: Patriots TE Gronkowski to have back surgery
Wolves' Cole Aldrich on best, worst of playing in New York
MLB, players reach labor agreement
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Eagles on roadways: Give them a brake
Janet L. Barber
Betty S. Adrian
Valerie Geline Wallace
Roger R. Logan
Arvin A. Dahmes
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 30, 2016
KMS band heads for Hawaii Friday night
KERKHOVEN — At midnight Friday, 83 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School students and their chaperones will leave on the trip of a lifetime....
November 30, 2016 - 10:50pm
November 1, 2016
KMS, Willmar, Morris Area FFAers earn national awards
INDIANAPOLIS — The 89th National FFA Convention and Expo was Oct. 19 to 22 in Indianapolis. Brett Petersen and Elizabeth Wilts, both of the Kerkhoven Murdock Sunburg FFA Chapter, received major awards while teams from both the Willmar and Morris FFA chapters received silver...
November 1, 2016 - 5:54am
October 31, 2016
Football roundup: Zosel, Tigers tear through Litchfield
MORRIS — Jacob Zosel ran for 179 yards and the Morris/Chokio-Alberta defense made life miserable for Litchfield quarterback Josh Prahl...
October 31, 2016 - 12:13am
October 20, 2016
Prep Football: KMS stuns Browerville on the road
BROWERVILLE — Brandin Dahl ran for 184 yards and two touchdowns and Caleb Collins and Josh Peterson also ran for scores as KMS soundly...
October 20, 2016 - 12:25am
September 15, 2016
KMS loses Camden match, standout setter
KERKHOVEN — KMS volleyball lost a five-set match to Canby on Thursday night in Kerkhoven but they may have lost much more with a knee injury...
September 15, 2016 - 11:07pm
June 25, 2016
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
The award-winning KMS Saints Marching Band thrilled the crowd along the Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade route on Saturday with their playing,...
June 25, 2016 - 3:23pm
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 16, 2016
Prep Softball: Big second inning propels KMS to win over Brave Owls
A big second inning was the difference as KMS defeated Benson/Hancock 8-2 in a non-conference game on Friday
April 16, 2016 - 12:05am
March 23, 2016
Photo: Physics Force brings fun to KMS
Aaron Pinski, a science teacher at Bloomington Kennedy, and Jack Netland, a retired Maple Grove High School physics teacher, provided visual...
March 23, 2016 - 11:45pm
March 2, 2016
Area wrestlers receive their wrestling state medals Feb. 27 at the Minnesota State High School Wrestling Tournament in St. Paul.
Three area wrestlers earned individual championships at Saturday's state finals in St. Paul. NLS' Thomas Stageberg (132) and BOLD's Manuel Garcia...
March 2, 2016 - 6:18pm
February 27, 2016
Six area wrestlers reach state final round
The final round of the Class A and AAA wrestling state finals will feature six local grapplers, two of whom will be facing each other. In the A 220-pound class, reigning champion Manuel Garcia of BOLD will defend his title against Karter VanHeuveln of KMS. Garcia advanced by winning...
February 27, 2016 - 5:43pm
February 25, 2016
Pierz tops KMS wrestlers 44-22 in Class A quarterfinal match
Pierz defeated Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 44-22 Thursday morning in their quarterfinal match in the Class A State Team Wrestling Tournament at...
February 25, 2016 - 11:29am
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
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
Video: KMS Grade School upgrades at Murdock
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg's elementary school (k-6) in Murdock has three new kindergarden ckassrooms, offices and media center, plus, for the...
September 3, 2015 - 7:04am