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J.C. Penney to shut 130 to 140 stores
Records published Feb. 24
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
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
August 7, 2014
Lake Lillian business owner faces arson charge
WILLMAR – Three weeks after the September 23 fire that destroyed the K & M Liquor Store in Lake Lillian, investigators ruled it had been arson. This week, authorities charged a suspect. The owner of the building and business, Mary Sue Whitcomb, 51, of rural Atwater, is charged...
August 7, 2014 - 10:42am
June 25, 2014
Small team rebuilds an antique barn near Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN — Doug Gorans has undertaken the massive project of renovating an antique barn on his farm near Lake Lillian to store his tractors...
June 25, 2014 - 10:55pm
March 15, 2014
Funeral for ACGC senior is Tuesday at school; Dawson-Boyd senior to be laid to rest today
GROVE CITY –– The funeral service for high school senior Zach Junkermeier will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City school gym in Grove City. Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian, was killed this week while snowmobiling near Cooke City, Mont. Junkermeier had been...
March 15, 2014 - 7:00am
March 14, 2014
Funeral for high school senior Tuesday at ACGC gym
GROVE CITY –– The funeral service for high school senior Zach Junkermeier will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City school gym in Grove City. Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian, was killed this week while snowmobiling near new Cooke City, Mont. Junkermeier...
March 14, 2014 - 11:58am
March 12, 2014
Avalanche victim from Lake Lillian identified
ATWATER – The Montana snowmobile avalanche victim from Minnesota has been identified as Zach Joseph Junkermeier, 18, of Lake Lillian. Junkermeier’s...
March 12, 2014 - 11:15am
Lake Lillian teen killed Tuesday in avalanche in Greater Yellowstone area in Montana
COOKE CITY, Mont. – An 18-year-old teen from Lake Lillian died Tuesday afternoon after being buried in an avalanche while snowmobiling. The...
March 12, 2014 - 10:01am
March 4, 2014
Sex offender meeting cancelled for tonight in Lake Lillian
WILLMAR — The community notification meeting scheduled for tonight regarding a Level 3 predatory offender moving to Lake Lillian has been cancelled because the offender, Jerome Webb, is not moving to the community or Kandiyohi County. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's...
March 4, 2014 - 1:44pm
February 26, 2014
Level 3 offender moving to Lake Lillian; notification meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is giving community notification that a Level 3 predatory offender is moving to Lake Lillian. According to a news release, Jerome Lamont Webb, 33, will move to the 400 block of Oakdale Drive. A community notification meeting will...
February 26, 2014 - 11:16pm
February 20, 2014
Lake Lillian businessman charged with theft in N.D.
WILLMAR –– Chad Lee Monson, owner of Monson Excavating of Willmar, is awaiting extradition to North Dakota on charges that he stole a payloader. The Class A felony theft charge was filed Dec. 5 in Divide County, located in the far northwestern corner of North Dakota. Under North...
February 20, 2014 - 11:08pm
October 24, 2013
74-year-old Spicer man killed when pickup collides with semi east of Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN — The driver of a pickup died as a result of a two-vehicle crash reported around 9:45 a.m. Thursday east of Lake Lillian. According...
October 24, 2013 - 11:22pm
UPDATE: Fatal crash at Highway 7 near Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN — The Minnesota State Patrol and local law enforcement are on the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash at State Highway 7 and...
October 24, 2013 - 10:16am
October 18, 2013
Lake Lillian liquor store fire ruled arson, sheriff seeking information
LAKE LILLIAN — The Sept. 23 fire that extensively damaged the K&M Liquor building in downtown Lake Lillian has been ruled an arson fire by the State Fire Marshal and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office. The agencies are asking anyone with information about the fire to...
October 18, 2013 - 1:53pm
September 24, 2013
Extensive damage reported at Lake Lillian business after fire
LAKE LILLIAN — A fire Monday night caused extensive damage to the K&M Liquor building in Lake Lillian. Investigators were still at the...
September 24, 2013 - 4:38pm
September 11, 2013
Lake Lillian man airlifted after truck crash near Bird Island
BIRD ISLAND — A rural Lake Lillian man was taken to Renville County Hospital & Clinics in Olivia and then flown by air ambulance to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment of injuries sustained when his vehicle crashed into a semi truck around 4 p.m. northwest...
September 11, 2013 - 10:52am
August 17, 2013
Two sisters give life to brother: Lake Lillian man to receive second kidney transplant
WILLMAR — When he was a kid, Jim Thompson sparred plenty with his two sisters. It was a typical brother-sister relationship. But life-giving...
August 17, 2013 - 5:00am