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South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on Dec. 15
Electronics theft at Alexandria Walmart foiled, police say
Two injured in Two Harbors train derailment
U.S. unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Woman killed in crash Thursday near Clara City
Vikings rule QB Ponder out against Ravens
Prep Wrestling Roundup: Paynesville upends BBE, BOLD at own triangular
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Boys Swimming & Diving: Cardinals dunked in opener
Nordic Skiing: Cardinal boys, girls 7th at Powder Ridge
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
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Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
Take control of holiday spending: Finance counselor says make a budget, start shopping early
Margaret Anne Walsh
Deann Kay Johnson
Arden H. Pearson
DuWayne C. Halvorson
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Willmar Council is balanced (link fixed)
October 3, 2013
Lightning starts South Haven barn fire
SOUTH HAVEN — Firefighters from four departments were called around 6 p.m. Wednesday to a barn fire caused by lightning at a rural South Haven residence. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, the fire at the Dale and Linda Atkinson residence at 31252 733rd Ave. was...
news / region
October 3, 2013 - 10:22am
August 28, 2013
Lightning strike kills man in eastern Minnesota
STURGEON LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A lightning strike has killed a man in eastern Minnesota. Pine County sheriff's officials say first responders were called to an address in Sturgeon Lake Monday night. A 53-year-old man had been hit by lightning and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Moose...
August 28, 2013 - 9:21am
August 20, 2012
Authorities ID Wis. boy killed in lightning strike
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) -- A 9-year-old Wisconsin boy died from a lightning strike, one of eight boaters who sought shelter on a Lake Superior beach, Minnesota authorities said Sunday. Luke Voigt, 9, of Iron River, Wis., was one of eight family members and friends who were on a sailboat...
news / state
August 20, 2012 - 8:45am
August 2, 2011
Rural Darwin home burns in fire, dog saved
LITCHFIELD -- A rural Darwin home sustained fire damage to the upstairs living quarters and extensive water and smoke damage to the rest of the home in a fire reported around 1 p.m. today to the Meeker County Sheriff's office. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin,...
news / region
August 2, 2011 - 3:20pm
November 10, 2010
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
opinion / cartoons
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Neighbor alerts Sunburg family to fire that destroyed their home
SUNBURG -- Around 12:30 a.m.
news / local
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Lightning strikes tower at former Regional Treatment Center in Fergus Falls, sets building on fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Lightning struck a tower at the former Regional Treatment Center here Tuesday night, setting the building on fire, according to Fergus Falls Fire Chief Mark Hovland. The Fire Department was called about 6:30 p.m.
news / state
June 17, 2009 - 10:31am