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Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
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
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
January 22, 2013
Common anti-bacterial compound found in Minn. waterways
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A compound found in anti-bacterial soaps, cosmetics, toothpastes and other products is increasing in Minnesota lakes and rivers, according to research by the University of Minnesota. The research, published Tuesday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology,...
January 22, 2013 - 3:39pm
January 9, 2013
DNR warns of ice melt on west central Minnesota lakes after warm spell
SPICER — Spring-like temperatures and rain that’s predicted for this week could weaken the stability of ice on area lakes. The state Department...
January 9, 2013 - 11:15pm
January 8, 2013
Kaniyohi Co., Minn., Board to apply for grant for larger inspection program for invasive species
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County will be applying for a grant to help combat the spread of aquatic invasive species in and around the Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District. The County Board voted Tuesday to move ahead with applying for a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources grant...
January 8, 2013 - 11:04pm
September 19, 2012
Task force seeks Kandiyohi County, Minn., stamp of approval for work against aquatic invasive species
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners heard an update Tuesday about a newly formed committee made up of county individuals who are trying to keep aquatic invasive species out of county lakes. Mike O'Brien, a retired conservation officer, said the Kandiyohi County...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Becker Co. authorities detained three in sexual assault investigation at WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
August 9, 2012 - 9:26am
Six baby bunnies born in Detroit Lakes flowerpot
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Jeanne Smith of Detroit Lakes has been volunteering to plant and water the big flower planters that decorate Lincoln Park...
July 9, 2012 - 8:46am
June 16, 2012
Kandiyohi County: 'Where the lakes begin'
WILLMAR -- It's no secret that Minnesota boasts some of the most gorgeous natural scenery in the United States, due in large part to the state's...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
1st Red Beard 7k run draws 200
WILLMAR -- It was not a typical mid-March morning in Minnesota nor were the nearly 200 runners in ordinary gear. The event was the 1st Red...
March 17, 2012 - 12:55pm
March 6, 2012
Wyman hearing cancelled after he fails to appear, warrant remains
WILLMAR -- A review hearing for Andrew Charles Wyman, 18, of Willmar, was cancelled this afternoon after he failed to appear before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court. Wyman, who has a warrant issued for his arrest, absconded from Prairie Lakes Youth...
March 6, 2012 - 4:36pm
February 24, 2012
Letters from Home blog: Learning to ice fish parallels life
February 24, 2012 - 8:54am
February 6, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Chamber of Commerce receives state award
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has been named Outstanding Chamber of the Year by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Executives, the professional association for local chambers of commerce in Minnesota. The award is based on performance in several categories,...
February 6, 2012 - 12:28pm
January 30, 2012
Letter: Do your part to protect lakes
After reading the article "Kandiyohi County among leaders in enforcement" dealing with aquatic invasive species in the Jan. 14 paper, I felt proud of our county for stepping up the enforcement but couldn't help feeling defeated when I realized how poorly other counties are doing in...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 17, 2012
Vogel says AIS has attention of legislators
WILLMAR - Rep.
January 17, 2012 - 4:17pm
December 30, 2011
Fish houses, ATVs and drivers break through ice on west central Minn. lakes
WILLMAR -- Bystanders rescued a 66-year-old ice fisherman when his three-wheel vehicle went through the ice at 2:53 p.m.
December 30, 2011 - 12:00pm
December 28, 2011
Unseasonal warmth leads to shaky ice conditions in west central Minn.
WILLMAR -- Rescuers donned wetsuits and safety harnesses Tuesday morning to salvage an unoccupied fish house that sank through the ice on Foot...
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am