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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
Heat was on for Foot Lake 4
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
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...
News / world
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...
News / region
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...
opinion / letters
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
Life / 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...
News / state
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...
opinion / letters
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...
News / nation
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...
News / nation
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...
News / region
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...
News / local / region
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...
News / state
May 7, 2009 - 10:39am