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Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
In victory for Trump, U.S. Supreme Court revives his travel ban
Young driver dies in rollover west of Canby
Gmail will no longer scan your emails for advertising purposes
Supreme Court to hear baker's religious objection to making cake for gay couple
Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Willmar Fests tennis champs crowned
Running: Gustafson, Reigstad win Foot Lake 4 races
Amateur Golf: Jacobson wins Lakeland
Local Roundup: Willmar Legion wins two of three in Marshall
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Marion B. Manthei
Juel C. Straight
Doris E. Lewis
Oscar M. Engebretson
Teresa Marie Dahl
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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March 24, 2014
Malaysia Prime Minister tells families of missing jet passengers plane is lost
Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has told families of passengers of a missing Malaysian airliner that the plane ended its journey...
March 24, 2014 - 9:30am
August 21, 2013
Lost canoeist rescued last night in Meeker County
LITCHFIELD – A canoeist was rescued last night in Meeker County after his canoe tipped over and he walked through thick woods and a cornfield. Robert Tiwari, 45, of New Prague, was not injured in the ordeal. Tiwari told authorities that he had rented a canoe from The Riverside...
August 21, 2013 - 8:39am
July 20, 2012
Letter: The lost has been found
The Willmar Police Chief called me Wednesday and said Brian's bike was located and is not even damaged. It will be returned to him later Wednesday. Thank you to the people who left it in the grass and to everyone who has called with support and offers to replace his bike for him. So...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Hats off for purse returned
Hats off from Naida Carlson to the person who took her purse to the service counter at Cash Wise after she accidentally left it while packing her groceries. She writes, "I thank you."
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2012
MS. Simplicity blog: Handwritten thank you notes becoming a lost art
April 10, 2012 - 8:28am
February 6, 2012
Missing S.D. man gets confused by fog, found 300 miles away in northern Minn.
GRAND FORKS -- The search for a missing Britton, S.D., man who apparently got lost in dense fog has a happy ending as he was discovered more than 300 miles from home in Minnesota. KELO-TV in Sioux Falls reports that 82-year-old Leonard Johnson was discovered a nearly six-hour drive...
February 6, 2012 - 8:30am
January 28, 2012
Hats off from Winnie Palm to the person who found a lost check in the parking lot at Skylark Mall on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 25. She writes, "He picked it up and brought it inside to the first lady he saw. Karen was sitting behind an admittance desk for the eye clinic. She, in turn,...
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 30, 2011
Dairy barn burns in Spring Hill, Stearns County, cows and $100K lost
SPRING HILL -- Approximately 50 cows and a dairy barn were lost in a fire discovered around 2 a.m. Friday in Spring Hill Township of Stearns County. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, deputies were dispatched to the fire at the Daniel Welle farm,...
September 30, 2011 - 9:23am
October 29, 2010
Letter: America has lost its way
In the '50s America was a great nation with a purpose, a direction and a moral compass to guide us. In the '60s we lost our way. Americans believed we had achieved our successes and greatness by our own means, and not because of God's providence on whose principles this country was...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2010
'Sexting' case: ND college student's phone stolen, used to send pictures of man's genitalia
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Elaina Bialke figures her cell phone fell out of her pocket while she was working at Wal-Mart in Grand Forks. When the 21-year-old...
October 7, 2010 - 11:46am
May 27, 2010
'Lost' finale lost me
There's a rule at our house -- at least I like to think it's a rule -- that there's no talking Sundays once night-time TV shows begin. That...
May 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Commuter sees light, rescues hunter
Whitey Bommersbach was driving to work about 6 a.m. Thursday when he noticed a flash of light off to the side of Highway 11 in rural Sargent County, N.D. "I just happened to look out in the countryside, and I saw a light out in the water and the cattails," said Bommersbach, a county...
March 26, 2010 - 11:13am
August 28, 2009
Girl found after wandering into cornfield
MURDOCK -- A 7-year-old girl who wandered away from her family farm and into a cornfield was found unharmed about two hours later Thursday evening. According to Swift County Sheriff Scott Mattison, his office received a report from Phil Schwenk around 6:40 p.m. that his daughter...
August 28, 2009 - 9:36am
June 13, 2009
Lost 'rafters' return home unharmed
LITCHFIELD -- A two-hour search Thursday for three missing children in Meeker County ended when a deputy found them walking home with a Huckleberry Finn story to tell. Deputies with the Meeker County Sheriff's Department and volunteers with its Mounted Posse joined to search for...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
May 7, 2009
Missing 72-year-old Wadena, Minn., woman found safe in Wis. after search
WADENA, Minn. - Using cellular phone triangulation, authorities in Minnesota and Wisconsin were able to locate a missing Wadena woman Sunday night after being reported missing since April 30. Shirley Chromey, 72, was found safe after becoming lost in Wisconsin on her way to visit...
May 7, 2009 - 10:39am