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Records published September 22, 2017
'Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars' scheduled Saturday
Willmar to consider new TIF district on 1st Street
Firing of Litchfield police officer upheld by arbitrator
Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Swimming & Diving: Cards edge Spartans
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
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
Arthur "Art" M. Erickson
Annabelle E. Kern
Mary Ellen Zachman
Doris E. Thompson
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 8, 2017
Long walk home for Vikings' 'Mr. Mankato,' Adam Thielen
MANKATO, Minn. — As the Vikings walked off the field at Blakeslee Stadium for the final time Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 8, the memories, good...
August 8, 2017 - 7:27pm
July 26, 2017
Purple Pilgrimage at an end: Vikings saying goodbye to longtime training camp home
MANKATO, Minn. — Lori Patterson's father, Vern Parenteau, owned the Corner Bar in Bemidji when the Minnesota Vikings held their summer...
July 26, 2017 - 8:40am
July 18, 2017
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
MANKATO, Minn. — The Vikings made it official Tuesday: They’ll be leaving Mankato and moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018. The...
July 18, 2017 - 5:24pm
April 25, 2017
Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
MANKATO, Minn. -- It felt like an earthquake, according to residents. However, about 11 a.m. Wednesday it was a scheduled blast at the 54-acre...
April 25, 2017 - 10:06pm
March 20, 2017
Police: Boy dies after clothing gets caught in dressing room
MANKATO, Minn. -- A 4-year-old boy has died after his clothing caught on a hook at a Mankato thrift store on Saturday, Mankato police said. Around...
March 20, 2017 - 8:51pm
December 17, 2016
New bull arrives for bison herd near Mankato
MANKATO, Minn.—The first breeding bull has arrived at Minneopa State Park near Mankato, bringing to 15 the number of bison at the park,...
December 17, 2016 - 4:23pm
September 29, 2016
Former college linebacker sues bars, attackers for injury in 2014 Mankato brawl
MANKATO - Isaac Kolstad, the former Minnesota State Mankato linebacker who was severely injured in a 2014 bar fight, is suing his attackers and...
September 29, 2016 - 4:31pm
September 26, 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
GRANITE FALLS - A big net is being cast for ideas on how to help the Minnesota River basin, and it is pulling in a surprisingly diverse catch....
September 26, 2016 - 8:54pm
March 8, 2016
License, registration and shot record, please: Lab takes semi for a spin near Minnesota gas station
MANKATO – Friday afternoon began as any other for Joe Springman, 24, of Adrian. He was traveling to Eden Prairie to visit his girlfriend when...
March 8, 2016 - 4:50pm
January 25, 2016
James Taylor to bring tour to Minnesota
FARGO, N.D. — Singer-songwriter James Taylor will bring his tour to Minnesota and North Dakota late this spring, it was announced Monday. He returns to the Fargodome June 4 for a concert, and has scheduled Minnesota dates at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato on May 31 and at Amsoil...
January 25, 2016 - 11:07pm
December 28, 2015
DFL’s Sheran will leave Senate
MANKATO -- Democratic-Farmer-Labor Sen. Kathy Sheran, of Mankato, is joining the list of lawmakers deciding to take a pass on another term. On Monday, the 68-year-old, who was first elected in 2006, announced that she would not run again. After working as a nurse and a Minnesota State...
December 28, 2015 - 11:40pm
July 27, 2015
Teens missing found in Mankato
WILLMAR — Two teenage girls reported missing Sunday night from a group home in Willmar reportedly were located Monday afternoon by law enforcement in Mankato. It was reported at 11:20 p.m. Sunday that the girls, Kiara Dillabough, 16, and Madison Sankey, 15, ran away from the group...
July 27, 2015 - 11:07pm
May 15, 2014
Editorial: Seconds turn into tragedy all around
A quick brawl between three men on a Mankato street early Sunday morning has changed the lives of those individuals and of their families. Now Isaac Kolstad, 24, is lying in a Mankato hospital with a fractured skull, brain bleeding and lung issues. Phillip Nelson, 20, and Trevor...
May 15, 2014 - 6:00am
April 17, 2014
MSU-Mankato players expected to practice Friday
MANKATO, Minn. -- After refusing to practice for recently reinstated coach Todd Hoffner, players on the Minnesota State University-Mankato football...
April 17, 2014 - 2:18pm
March 31, 2014
West Central Sanitation expands to Mankato with a new contract
WILLMAR — Don Williamson graduated from Mankato State University in 1979 with a business degree, dreams of entrepreneurship and glamorous business...
March 31, 2014 - 7:30am