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Wildcats win twice in 3AA baseball
Video: WWII Medic, from Atwater, receives Quilt of Valor
Cattle complex: NDSU is home to one of the best beef cattle research facilities in the nation
Crash injures two west of New London
Video: Korean veterans place flags at St. Mary's Cemetery
Updated: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Updated: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Reminder to coaches and statisticians
Update: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Update: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Paul M. Grannes
James "Jim" Loren Vander Voort
Darrell "Stubby" Streed
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
February 5, 2015
Texas plane crash kills Bill Graves, Willmar Domino’s franchise owner
ARGYLE, Texas -- William “Bill’’ Graves, 52, a Domino’s Pizza franchisee owner of 94 stores in nine states, including a store in Willmar, was killed when the small plane he was flying crashed Wednesday night in a field near Liberty Christian School in Argyle. According...
news / local
February 5, 2015 - 9:05am
February 3, 2015
Willmar superintendent to retire at end of school year
WILLMAR -- Willmar Schools Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the current school year. Kjergaard has been superintendent since July 2008. Kjergaard told the members of the Willmar School Board about his retirement on Jan. 30,...
news / education
February 3, 2015 - 3:58pm
January 12, 2015
Akerson asks judge's order for release of information from school
WILLMAR — The attorney for the former Willmar High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student asked the court for an order releasing information from the Willmar Public Schools during a court appearance on Monday. Chad Akerson, 34, appeared...
news / local
January 12, 2015 - 3:03pm
January 11, 2015
Bonspiel Final at Willmar Civic Center
Former St. John’s University curler Josh Oestreich of team WD40 aims the rock to take out two GVL-Poly stones during the third-place game Sunday morning at the New Year’s Bonspiel at the Willmar Civic Center.
January 11, 2015 - 11:49pm
Harmony gets a home
WILLMAR –– For years, a program that brings children together with their noncustodial parents through supervised visits has been scattered among three different locations in Willmar. Starting next month, all of the Harmony Visitation Center’s staff, programs and families will...
January 11, 2015 - 11:30pm
Records published Jan. 12
This is the records summary for Monday, Jan. 12. Thefts SUNBURG — Tires, aluminum rims and a tire bead breaker were stolen in a theft reported Saturday morning at an auto shop in Sunburg. Tracks were spotted leading to the shop on Central Avenue. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
January 11, 2015 - 11:16pm
January 10, 2015
Convictions published Jan. 9
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Cesar Arce, 42, Willmar, second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, April 27 Beverly Ann Montag, 46, Willmar,...
January 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
January 9, 2015
Business survey to be analyzed
WILLMAR — In an all-out blitz that started in November, local leaders and volunteers have completed nearly 100 face-to-face surveys with Kandiyohi County business owners. The next task will be to look at the information they collected and to analyze it. The process will help provide...
January 9, 2015 - 11:55pm
Walkin’ in sunshine
On a rare blue-sky day with the wind chill still well below zero on Friday afternoon, volunteer Debbie Dixon, a Ridgewater College freshman from Mahnomen, exercised Dublin, a three-year old pure bred Olde English Bulldogge, at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter on the west side of Willmar....
January 9, 2015 - 11:52pm
Records published Jan. 10
This is the records summary for Saturday, Jan. 10. District Court Kandiyohi County WILLMAR — Tweets sent to an Atwater teenager have led to five felony counts of violating a domestic no-contact order for an Osakis man. Todd Hendricks, 46, was arrested on a warrant this week...
January 9, 2015 - 11:49pm
YMCA provides Willmar’s only racquetball courts
Tom Bruin, right, and Mark Olson play racquetball Friday at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA in Willmar, often hitting the hollow ball off...
January 9, 2015 - 11:15pm
Willmar wind turbine sidelined
WILLMAR — Mechanical issues have sidelined Willmar Municipal Utilities wind turbine No. 4 (south tower). Jon Folkedahl, supervisor of electric production for the utilities, said the turbine was taken out of service Thursday morning due to mechanical issues in the hub. He said...
January 9, 2015 - 11:06pm
January 8, 2015
Truck driver pleads guilty to illegally passing school bus
WILLMAR— The driver of a truck alleged to have frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right in May 2014 will be sentenced Feb. 25 in Kandiyohi County District Court. The sentencing date was set after Allen Howard Morris, 48, of Apple Valley pleaded guilty...
January 8, 2015 - 8:15pm
Blizzard warning today for sections of central Minnesota
WILLMAR – Nasty weather could be hitting parts of central Minnesota today The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for...
news / local
January 8, 2015 - 6:59am
January 7, 2015
Ice castle to commemorate New London’s 150th anniversary
Despite frigid weather, Crow River Construction plus other volunteers build an ice sculpture across from the high school in New London Wednesday. The town turns 150 this year. They hoped to complete two castle walls and entrance by the days’ end. The Wee-Kut Ice Company pulled the...
January 7, 2015 - 8:45pm