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Shot in the wilds of rural Minnesota … an alligator
Two Dassel men arrested, face drug and possession of stolen property charges
Park Rapids man killed in semi-pickup crash on U.S. Highway 71
Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.
A safe place for sexually exploited girls
MLB Playoffs: Perez a Royal hero
NBA: Bryant on Lakers: ‘Our mission is just to get better’
The Insider: 2014 Willmar Hockey Association registration is online
Cross Country: Freetly wins again in Montevideo
Boys Soccer: Tigers bite Cards in OT
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Janet H. Hanson
Clarence N. Alsaker
Lula Edna Fox
Bui — Johnson
Caldwell — Gustafson
Lund — Willenbring
Tonsfeldt — Burks
Rosenquist — Barber
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
Midwest Opinion: Salute your Constitution
Midwest Opinion: Unofficially, summer is still with us.
March 14, 2011
Eden Prairie's Rau is Mr. Hockey winner
Eden Prairie forward Kyle Rau has been named Mr. Hockey for 2011, an annual award for Minnesota's outstanding prep boys' hockey player. Alex Lyon from Lake of the Woods received The Frank Brimsek Award, in recognition of the state's top senior goaltender.
sports / prep
March 14, 2011 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
H-R male nominee: Kyle Schulte of BOLD
KYLE SCHULTE BOLD 13 letters CROSS COUNTRY: Schulte lettered four times in cross country for the Warriors. He placed fifth in the West Central South Conference meet as both a junior and a senior. And he finished 15th in the section meet his senior year. WRESTLING: A four-time...
sports / prep
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
news / local
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Three face charges for Atwater business burglaries
WILLMAR -- Two men made their first appearances Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court on felony charges for allegedly burglarizing two Atwater businesses in October. A third man failed to appear. Austin Thomas Klinghagen, 18, of Grove City, Damon Dwight Weiderhoft, 20, of Cosmos,...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Three men charged in Grove City burglaries
LITCHFIELD -- Three young men have been charged with burglary, theft and property damage in a string of business burglaries in Grove City. Kyle Richard Litzau, 18, of Atwater, Damon Dwight Wiederhoft, 19, of Cosmos, and Austin Thomas Klinghagen, 19, of Grove City, have all been arraigned...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Bird Island to dedicate memorial in honor of Sgt. Kyle Miller
BIRD ISLAND -- The community of Bird Island will observe Veterans Day by remembering one of its own who paid the ultimate sacrifice. The community will dedicate a flag memorial in honor of Sgt. Kyle Miller, who was killed in action July 29, 2006, while serving near Balad, Iraq. The...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Charges pending against three in Grove City, Atwater burglaries
LITCHFIELD -- Charges are pending against three men, including an 18-year-old from Atwater, stemming from a series of recent burglaries in Grove City and Atwater. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Mike Hirman, the sheriff's office and the Atwater Police department...
news / region
October 31, 2008 - 12:00pm
September 26, 2008
Sertoma Club honors families of fallen soldiers with award
SPICER -- Two fallen soldiers from Willmar were remembered Thursday when the Willmar Sertoma Club honored their families with the 2008 Service to Mankind Award. The families of Army Sgts.
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
July 12, 2008
No deaths or serious injuries reported in storm that destroyed 3 homes
WILLMAR -- At the end of a dead-end gravel road off of Kandiyohi County Road 19, three little girls, including a 1-year-old named Gracie, huddled together in the basement of a simple one-story home with four comforting adults and two dogs. As Whitney Peters, 10, was screaming and...
July 12, 2008 - 12:00am
July 7, 2008
Record field beats heat in Green Lake Road Race
SPICER -- There's nothing like a 12-mile jaunt to get you going on a Sunday morning. Starting at 7 a.m., 258 runners -- plus one heroic figure in a wheel chair -- circled Green Lake. "We believe it's a record number," said Green Lake Road Race race director Jane Benson. "The weather's...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am