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BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
Willmar man charged after officer concussed
At Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson setting table for future captaincy
WCT Sports Show: Wildcats crush St. Cloud Cathedral
Ryder Cup: Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Alec Baldwin is ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ new Donald Trump
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Inez L. Quigley
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Kathleen Parker: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
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