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Doing more at home: New Renville County Hospital and Clinics sees growth in services, usage
A voice for Kandiyohi County’s lakes stepping away from podium
Willmar Fests royalty crowned
Employer survey: Health care costs remain a big concern
Area Golf: Gorans wins Lakeland at Eagle Creek
Clay Shooting: Two locals compete at state tournament
Area Baseball: Morris edges Bird Island in amateur baseball pitcher’s duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers win weekend pair in LaCrosse
MLB: Duffey dominates Yanks
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Karen Lucille (Asche) Zylstra
Ivan Lowell Hagen
Patricia "Patty" Holmer
Lauretta L. Theline
Perry H. Smith
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
April 18, 2012
Bobcat to transfer heavy attachment line to Litchfield and move compact attachment line to N.D.
Bobcat Company announced Tuesday the company will transfer its compact attachments line production from its Litchfield plant to a North Dakota...
News / region
April 18, 2012 - 6:00am
February 24, 2012
Letters from Home blog: Learning to ice fish parallels life
February 24, 2012 - 8:54am
November 23, 2011
UPDATE: Raymond, Minn., resident killed in Renville-Meeker line crash
OLIVIA -- Shannon L. Havemeier, 39, of Raymond, was dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash around 7:30 p.m. Monday on the Renville-Meeker Line Road, approximately one mile west of Renville County Road 24 in Boon Lake Township. The driver of the other vehicle, Shaun D.
November 23, 2011 - 11:51am
August 1, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Norway Lake-Sunburg wins County Line playoffs on infield single in 9th
SUNBURG -- Norway Lake-Sunburg completed an impressive march through the County Line League playoff bracket by nudging Atwater 6-5 in the bottom...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Four-run 8th inning lifts NL-Sunburg past Regal in County Line playoffs
REGAL -- Norway Lake-Sunburg came from behind in the late innings to edge Regal 7-6 in the County Line playoffs Sunday. The Lakers, down 6-3, scored four times in the top of the eighth to seize the lead. Nate Schlagel, pitching in relief, silenced the Eagles' bats on two hits and...
July 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Utilities Commission receives update on underground conversion project
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities had a good year in 2010 with the underground conversion project in which overhead power lines are buried. Total underground miles are up by 2.78 miles and total overhead miles are down by 2.59 miles.
News / local
January 25, 2011 - 12:00am
August 26, 2010
New voter registration 'lookup' service launched at Minnesota State Fair
News / state
August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
July 12, 2010
Pawlenty administration prepares for borrowing to ease state cash crunch
Update 2 p.m.
News / state
July 12, 2010 - 2:00pm
April 22, 2010
News / local
April 22, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Teen crashes into gas line, residents evacuated south of Dassel
DASSEL -- Several homes west of Lake Jennie in Collinwood Township of Meeker County were evacuated Wednesday evening after a teen driver crashed a vehicle into a natural gas line and caused the line to leak. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, emergency crews were called...
April 15, 2010 - 9:07am
BOLD dance team 2nd in Class A Jazz
BOLD's dance team finished second in the Class A Jazz competition at the state meet Friday at Target Center in Minneapolis. It was the fourth straight year BOLD has finished second. Renville County West was fifth and Yellow Medicine East sixth. In Class A High Kick, Lac qui Parle...
sports / prep
February 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 14, 2009
Thieves take $20K in saddles, tack in Meeker Co., sheriff seeks info
LITCHFIELD -- Anyone with information about the theft of more than $20,000 in saddles and other horse riding equipment in Greenleaf Township is encouraged to call the Meeker County Sheriff's Office at (320) 693-5400 or 1-866-333-3366. According to Sheriff Jeff Norlin, his office...
News / region
December 14, 2009 - 11:37am
October 24, 2009
After day of aches, pains flu help line appears to be on track
ST. PAUL -- Flu-stricken Minnesotans are finding a shorter wait for medical advice when they call a state hotline. "The wait times have improved," Buddy Ferguson of the Minnesota Health Department said Friday afternoon. "Right now, it is looking like two to four hours for a nurse...
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
State establishes influenza help line
ST. PAUL -- Operators are standing by to answer calls from feverish, coughing and achy Minnesotans. What Minnesota health officials call the country's first statewide flu help line that can prescribe medicine launched Wednesday at (866) 259-4655. Minnesota FluLine, open 24 hours...
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
That old water and electricity thing
News / local
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am