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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 10, 2015
Girl, woman identified as those injured in Lake Lillian crash
LAKE LILLIAN – A 4-year-old girl and 24-year-old woman have been identified as the people injured in a rollover accident this morning near Lake Lillian. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. along Minnesota Highway 7 near Kandiyohi County Road 74. The Minnesota State Patrol...
August 10, 2015 - 4:48pm
Lake Lillian accident causes serious injuries
LAKE LILLIAN -- Preliminary reports indicate that at least one person sustained serious injuries in an accident this morning east of Lake Lillian. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the accident occurred at 9:49 a.m. today along Minnesota Highway 7 near the intersection of...
August 10, 2015 - 10:50am
July 30, 2015
Owner of Lake Lillian liquor store sentenced for setting it ablaze
WILLMAR — The woman accused of setting fire to her Lake Lillian business, K & M Liquor Store, was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation and ordered to pay about $30,857 of restitution on a charge of felony third-degree arson. Mary Sue Whitcomb, 52, of rural Atwater,...
July 30, 2015 - 11:37pm
July 22, 2015
Open house to discuss roundabout set for July 30
LAKE LILLIAN — Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend an open house 5 to 7:30 p.m. July 30 to learn about the U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 7 roundabout project. Attendees may view potential design concepts, ask questions directly of Minnesota Department...
July 22, 2015 - 10:47pm
June 11, 2015
Plea agreement reached in Lake Lillian arson case
WILLMAR — A plea agreement was reached Wednesday in an arson case involving a rural Atwater woman accused of setting fire to her liquor store. In an appearance before Eighth District Judge Jennifer Fischer, Mary Sue Whitcomb, 52, entered an Alford plea. In an Alford plea, the...
June 11, 2015 - 12:03am
March 27, 2015
Long-range transportation plan reviewed
WILLMAR — A four-year plan on how federal money will be spent on local transportation projects was reviewed Friday in Willmar. The plan includes a wide range of state, county and city projects such as a roundabout near Lake Lillian, a tunnel underneath U.S. Highway 71 to provide...
March 27, 2015 - 11:17pm
March 25, 2015
Other opinion: It’s time to invest in transportation
As a crop and dairy farmer, I could skimp on fertilizing my crops for a couple of years to cut costs; however, my yields will be reduced over time.
March 25, 2015 - 8:00am
March 12, 2015
A Lillian leak
Jason Steel and Tom Egge, in pit, of Monson Excavating, cut out a leaking joint Thursday in a six-inch water main that services the far north...
March 12, 2015 - 11:34pm
March 11, 2015
Road closed Thursday in Lake Lillian to repair broken water main
LAKE LILLIAN – Starting at 9 a.m. Thursday Kandiyohi County Road 8 in Lake Lillian will be closed to traffic while crews repair a broken water main. The work is expected to last 3-4 hours. Motorists are asked to use alternate routes.
March 11, 2015 - 4:16pm
February 17, 2015
Phyllis Wodasch puts the final touch Tuesday on decorations for today’s Ash Wednesday services at Church of St. Mary in Willmar. Wodasch and...
February 17, 2015 - 11:37pm
February 12, 2015
Lake Lillian to host ‘town talks’ Monday on local business
LAKE LILLIAN — Spurred by the recent closing of the town’s only grocery store, Lake Lillian will host a pair of community talking sessions this coming week on business recruitment and retention. The goal is to look at “the whole big picture” of local business, said Susan...
February 12, 2015 - 11:36pm
January 27, 2015
Records published Jan. 28
This is the records summary for Jan. 28. Theft LAKE LILLIAN — The theft of various construction tools was reported at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday in the 16300 block of 195th Street Southeast.
January 27, 2015 - 11:12pm
December 11, 2014
Harland Madsen receives AMC President’s Award
ST. PAUL — Kandiyohi County Commissioner Harlan Madsen, of Lake Lillian, received the Association of Minnesota Counties’ President’s Award for his service and leadership in county government during the AMC’s annual conference Dec. 8 in St. Cloud. The prestigious President’s...
December 11, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 5, 2014
Lake Lillian death investigation turned over to BCA
LAKE LILLIAN — The investigation into a death from a gunshot wound Tuesday evening in rural Lake Lillian has been turned over to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Sheriff Dan Hartog said in a phone interview Wednesday. Hartog said he could not comment on the nature...
November 5, 2014 - 11:35pm
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