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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Byron Buxton is all ears going into third year
NASCAR Sprint Cup 2017 Schedule
Daytona 500: Logano, Keselowski armed with battle plan
WCT Sports Show: CMCS, RTR boys set to square off
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
June 22, 2016
Letter: Peterson's band needs name change
In the aftermath of the record toll of dead human bodies in Orlando, Florida, I urge Rep. Collin Peterson to change the name of your "Second Amendment" band.
June 22, 2016 - 3:34am
Records published June 22
This is the records summary for June 22. Fire DEGRAFF — Firefighters with the Degraff, Kerkhoven, Murdock, and Benson volunteer departments...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 9, 2016
Anniversary celebration to be held next week for 100-year-old Lake Lillian business
LAKE LILLIAN - An open house in honor of Hanson Silo Company’s 100th anniversary will take place from noon-7 p.m. June 16 at their site at...
June 9, 2016 - 1:20pm
April 22, 2016
Where buffalo fish swim, nets follow
BIG KANDIYOHI LAKE — Where the buffalo fish come, Mike’s Rough Fish follows. The commercial fishing crew from Waterville arrived just about...
April 22, 2016 - 11:54pm
April 11, 2016
Gnarly Bob and Wronggun Larson give Willmar gun show a cowboy feel
Bob "Gnarly Bob" Hoeck and Marilyn K. "Wronggun" Larson rode into Blue Line Arena on Sunday during the Willmar Rifle and Pistol Club Gun Show....
April 11, 2016 - 1:01pm
January 18, 2016
TV host, NBA mascots surprise their favorite ice anglers
LAKE LILLIAN — Ron Schara has felt the tug of trophy fish he’s landed in waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Lake of the Woods, all for his...
January 18, 2016 - 11:40pm
October 26, 2015
County Rd. 136 east of Lake Lillian closed for repair
WILLMAR - The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department office in Willmar has announced that construction crews will be repairing a one-mile section of County Road 136 in southeastern Kandiyohi County, starting Monday. The stretch of road is between County Road 17 and County Road...
October 26, 2015 - 10:09am
August 10, 2015
Hector child, woman airlifted for injuries from accident
LAKE LILLIAN — A 4-year-old girl and 24-year-old woman were airlifted for injuries suffered in a one-vehicle rollover accident Monday morning east of Lake Lillian. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. Monday along Minnesota Highway 7 near Kandiyohi County Road 74. The Minnesota...
August 10, 2015 - 10:00pm
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