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RR crossings near Pennock closed until Wednesday
Nurse charged with murdering 8 at Canadian nursing home
At least one person injured in crash involving Minnesota school bus
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Goldman, closer to Murdoch than Bugs Bunny, misses year's biggest deal
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
Roundup: YME opens 3A playoffs with straight-set win
Wild coach loves new Parise line
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
NLS Football Preview: NLS, Melrose going in different directions
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna G. R. Gilman
David O. Johnson
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
July 16, 2015
New London, Minn., to celebrate 150 years by remembering and enjoying its past
‘Paddle on the Pond: A Theatrical Journey Through New London’ Sunday on Mill Pond New London may not have the paddling reputation of the...
July 16, 2015 - 8:47am
June 26, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage nationwide
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic triumph...
June 26, 2015 - 9:51am
June 20, 2015
Man flees officers in stolen vehicle at speeds over 90 mph
WILLMAR – A 27-year-old Saint Cloud man is in custody after leading law officers on a high speed chase from Spicer to Willmar in a stolen vehicle after 1 a.m. on Saturday. The suspect is in the Kandiyohi County Jail pending charges of fleeing police officers in a motor vehicle,...
June 20, 2015 - 9:14am
May 29, 2015
Avian flu toll tops 100 farms with four new cases
ST. PAUL — The number of farms in Minnesota affected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza has now reached 102, with four presumptive...
May 29, 2015 - 3:05pm
May 19, 2015
Willmar voters approve new school, but not field house
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools voters approved the first and largest part of a two-question bond referendum Tuesday. Question 1, a...
May 19, 2015 - 10:54pm
May 11, 2015
School Board to discuss superintendent vacancy at today's meeting
WILLMAR - The Willmar School Board will discuss its superintendent vacancy at its regular board meeting at 4:30 p.m. today at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. Late last week, the board's selection for superintendent, Klint Willert of Brainerd, accepted a position as superintendent...
May 11, 2015 - 1:44pm
May 5, 2015
Jennie-O lays off 223 workers at Faribault plant; bird flu reduces supply
FARIBAULT - Jennie-O Turkey Store has temporarily laid off 223 employees at its plan in Faribault, the result of the impact of highly pathogenic avian influenza. According to a news release from Jennie-O, the avian flu outbreak has reduced the number of birds in the supply chain....
May 5, 2015 - 12:34pm
May 3, 2015
Man injured when pickup, train collide east of Danube
DANUBE — A rural Danube man was injured Saturday afternoon when the pickup he was driving collided with an eastbound TC&W train two miles east of Danube. According to a report from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, preliminary investigation indicated Chad William Amsden,...
May 3, 2015 - 5:26pm
April 30, 2015
Three new, presumptive cases of avian flu bring total loss close to 4 million birds
ST. PAUL — Minnesota reported three presumptive cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in commercial turkey flocks on Thursday. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported that two of the flocks are in Stearns County, and total 20,500 turkeys. The other flock is in Otter...
April 30, 2015 - 2:56pm
Clara City man injured when car ends up in bottom of ravine
NEW LONDON –– An 18-year-old Clara City man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover just before midnight Wednesday northeast of New London. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Brady Bratsch was going west on state Highway 23 when he fell asleep at the wheel near 115 Street...
April 30, 2015 - 7:47am
April 25, 2015
Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory in Willmar becomes statewide hub for avian flu testing
WILLMAR —— It was March 2 when Dr. Dale Lauer knew something was wrong at the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory in Willmar, which he supervises. "It was actually was one of the laboratory technicians coming into my office, saying 'we lost 10,000 turkeys over the...
April 25, 2015 - 5:59pm
April 24, 2015
Avian flu: Public forum at 3 p.m. Saturday in Willmar with Dayton, other lawmakers
WILLMAR –– The avian influenza, which continues to steamroll through commercial turkey farms in Kandiyohi County, is getting the attention...
April 24, 2015 - 2:02pm
Kurth resigns as Willmar Area Food Shelf director
WILLMAR –– After 9 ½ years as executive director of the Willmar Area Food Shelf, Christie Kurth announced today she will resign from the...
April 24, 2015 - 11:17am
April 11, 2015
Third case of bird flu identified in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR –– A third case of bird flu has been confirmed at a commercial turkey farm in Kandiyohi County. This is the thirteenth confirmation of the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial flock in Minnesota. The most recent flock in Kandiyohi County has 38,000...
April 11, 2015 - 4:35pm
April 4, 2015
Records published April 4
The following contians the records summary for April 4. Crash injures two LITCHFIELD — Two people were injured in a crash Thursday afternoon on County Road 14 in Darwin Township of Meeker County. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office identified the drivers who collided as Steven...
April 4, 2015 - 12:00am