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$1.4 billion budget surplus expected in Minnesota
Billionaire: If Trump succeeds, so does Mexico
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
NLS discusses health risks of synthetic turf
Dine in on Saturday
Cards open with tough win over Tech
Briefs: Patriots TE Gronkowski to have back surgery
Wolves' Cole Aldrich on best, worst of playing in New York
MLB, players reach labor agreement
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'
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Eagles on roadways: Give them a brake
Janet L. Barber
Betty S. Adrian
Valerie Geline Wallace
Arvin A. Dahmes
Roger R. Logan
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Ryan Joel Bakker
Marcinkowski - Harter
Bill & Evelyn Somerville
November 30, 2016
Nov. 30: Beloved RCW teacher dies, school community is shocked
LITCHFIELD — Megan Licklider Twernbold, a fifth grade teacher at Renville County West school in Renville, died at the age of 36 on Saturday,...
November 30, 2016 - 6:23am
November 29, 2016
Custom Products of Litchfield honored
LITCHFIELD — The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has named Custom Products of Litchfield a Pillar of the Industry, bestowing the award at the annual conference Nov. 16-18 in Santa Barbara, California.
November 29, 2016 - 7:43am
Records published Nov. 29
This is the records summary for Nov. 29. 911 outage WILLMAR — 911 services were out of order for approximately an hour and a half Monday...
November 29, 2016 - 5:37am
November 28, 2016
Update: 911 services restored after outage in Kandiyohi, Meeker Counties
UPDATED: 4 p.m. WILLMAR -- 911 services were out-of-order for approximately an hour and a half Monday afternoon in both Kandiyohi and Meeker...
November 28, 2016 - 12:51pm
November 23, 2016
Records published Nov. 23
This is the records summary for Nov. 23. Trailer detaches from truck, injuring two near Darwin DARWIN TOWNSHIP — A trailer detached from...
November 23, 2016 - 6:00am
November 14, 2016
Litchfield man killed in central Minnesota crash
RANDALL – A Litchfield man was killed Saturday in a one-car crash in Morrison County. According to the State Patrol, Richard K. Larson, 64,...
November 14, 2016 - 6:42am
November 13, 2016
Litchfield councilman arrested in child prostitution sting
LITCHFIELD – Litchfield Councilman Dwight Lorensen, 61, was one of four men arrested on Nov. 3 during an undercover sting operation which was...
November 13, 2016 - 1:35pm
November 12, 2016
Larry R. Swenson letter: Time to change the electoral college
Why is it that the votes of nearly 50 percent of those who voted in Minnesota don't get any votes In the electoral college? All 10 of Minnesota's...
November 12, 2016 - 11:06am
November 3, 2016
Karen Eberhard letter: Amy Wilde is the senator we need
Like a lot of you, I've been frustrated by the lack of action at the State Capitol. The Minnesota House was in such a hurry to adjourn that...
November 3, 2016 - 6:35am
October 31, 2016
Football roundup: Zosel, Tigers tear through Litchfield
MORRIS — Jacob Zosel ran for 179 yards and the Morris/Chokio-Alberta defense made life miserable for Litchfield quarterback Josh Prahl...
October 31, 2016 - 12:13am
October 28, 2016
Roundup: Thorfinnsons third at Class A state tennis meet
DATELINE — Minnewaska's Joelle Thorfinnson and Danielle Thorfinnson won three of four matches to claim third place in doubles at the Class A Minnesota State Tennis Tournament on Friday at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center. Joelle Thorfinnson, a senior, and Danielle Thorfinnson,...
October 28, 2016 - 11:52pm
October 18, 2016
Dragons secure win No. 20 in regular-season finale
LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield volleyball team ended the regular season in style, notching their 20th win of the season with a three-game sweep of Annandale in a Wright County Conference match on Tuesday. Litchfield, now 20-7, got 18 kills from Hallie Euerle and 13 from Macy Huhner...
October 18, 2016 - 11:59pm
October 17, 2016
Meeker Memorial Hospital names new foundation director
LITCHFIELD — Marc Vaillancourt has been hired as the new executive director of the Meeker Memorial Foundation of Meeker Memorial Hospital....
October 17, 2016 - 1:16pm
MnDOT hitting the road to get input on work ahead
LITCHFIELD — There are miles and miles of roads to repair in the next 10 years. And for the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District...
October 17, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Former Meeker County Sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to taking drugs and toys
LITCHFIELD — A former deputy with the Meeker County Sheriff's office pleaded guilty Friday to four charges related to theft of drugs that...
October 14, 2016 - 4:32pm