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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
August 4, 2013
Lake Lillian, Minn., eyes trail funding
LAKE LILLIAN - Lake Lillian representatives had a request Thursday for the joint powers board of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission: Help us develop a recreational trail. "Any new trails in the area would add to the recreational appeal," Susan...
August 4, 2013 - 11:25pm
July 29, 2013
Bridge collapse survivor originally from Lake Lillian, Minn., launches youth center
MINNEAPOLIS - It will be six years ago on Aug. 1 that Lake Lillian native Lindsay (Petterson) Walz was plucked from the Mississippi River and...
July 29, 2013 - 5:02am