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Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Board
U.S. Navy to name ship after gay activist Harvey Milk
Farm Credit associations based in Willmar and North Dakota explore merger
Minnesota mom accused of driving drunk with 5-year-old for over 100 miles
Willmar Public Library Children's Matinee
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
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
Esther Helen Iverson
Helen M. Sorenson
David L. Lake
Harrop: There is no revolution without Bernie
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
April 6, 2016
Letter: Citizen wishes were heeded
Last year I wrote several letters concerning Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Milan bridge issue. MnDOT had scheduled the rehabilitation of the Milan bridge; local citizens of Milan and the surrounding area were outraged! The citizens felt and knew that a new bridge...
April 6, 2016 - 1:00am
March 21, 2016
MnDOT plans to replace Highway 40 bridge in Milan
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will replace rather than rehabilitate the Milan bridge on Minnesota Highway 40, the District...
March 21, 2016 - 10:58pm
March 6, 2016
Grocery store thrives in tiny Milan
MILAN — A small grocery store in Milan, population 369, sets this community apart from many others of its size in rural Minnesota. And it’s...
March 6, 2016 - 11:23pm
May 14, 2015
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Norway Lake NEW LONDON — The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association will celebrate Syttende Mai beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday at First...
May 14, 2015 - 8:38am
April 24, 2015
MnDOT delays bridge bidding
WILLMAR — After hearing the concerns of Milan area residents, the Minnesota Department of Transportation decided to delay the bidding for the Milan Bridge project for at least three months. MnDOT was scheduled to take contractor’s bids on May 15 for an estimated $2.6 million...
April 24, 2015 - 11:40pm
April 23, 2015
Don't just rehabilitate Milan bridge -- replace it, locals demand
MILAN — Three dozen Milan area residents filled the city offices Thursday morning to tell officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
April 23, 2015 - 11:42pm
April 16, 2015
Letter: Replace the Milan bridge
This letter is written to question the recent decision by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to rehabilitate, at the projected cost of $2.6 million, the Milan bridge at Lac qui Parle Lake. This bridge was built in the 1930s and has outlived its public safety, economic and...
April 16, 2015 - 5:09am
January 28, 2015
Jobs, schools draw Micronesians to western Minnesota
LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY — Thanks to Pacific Ocean breezes, temperatures on the islands of Micronesia do not fall below 70 degrees or rise above...
January 28, 2015 - 11:15pm
January 22, 2015
Micronesian ambassador looking to 'bridge the gap'
MILAN — Opportunities for jobs in the area's meat packing industry and to provide their children with a good education has made the Chippewa County community of Milan home to over 180 people from the tropical islands of Micronesia. Adjusting to the cold and snow-covered landscape...
January 22, 2015 - 7:33pm
November 21, 2014
Micronesian ambassador looking to 'bridge the gap'
MILAN — Opportunities for jobs in the area's meat packing industry and to provide their children with a good education has made the Chippewa...
November 21, 2014 - 11:16pm
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 9, 2014
Man faces felony charges after accident severely injures passenger
MONTEVIDEO — A 26-year-old Milan man faces two felony charges of criminal vehicular operation after a man was seriously injured in August after being pinned inside a pickup truck. Bantasar Kantito also faces two misdemeanor charges of fourth-degree driving while impaired and made...
October 9, 2014 - 11:32pm
October 6, 2014
Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl
October 6, 2014 - 9:50am
August 5, 2014
State Patrol IDs Paynesville motorcyclist killed in crash east of Milan
MILAN — The Minnesota State Patrol said Tuesday that Larry A. Bollman, 58, of Paynesville was the motorcyclist who died of injuries suffered in a crash Monday morning on State Highway 40 five miles east of Milan. The Patrol said Bollman had parked his 2014 Harley-Davidson motorcycle...
August 5, 2014 - 11:53pm
State Patrol identifies Paynesville motorcyclist killed in crash east of Milan
MILAN -- The Minnesota State Patrol said Tuesday that Larry A. Bollman, 58, of Paynesville was the motorcyclist who was died of injuries suffered in a crash Monday morning on State Highway 40 five miles east of Milan. The patrol said Bollman had parked his 2014 Harley Davidson...
August 5, 2014 - 2:14pm