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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 10, 2016
96-year-old Montevideo war vet to be front and center at Twins game
MONTEVIDEO—Having retired from full-time employment only one year ago, Milton Hoidal is still adjusting to the idea of having the free...
August 10, 2016 - 11:30pm
July 22, 2016
White House to review ban on military gear for police
WASHINGTON—The White House will revisit a 2015 ban on police forces getting riot gear, armored vehicles and other military-grade equipment...
July 22, 2016 - 11:04am
June 29, 2016
Red Bull infantrymen prepare for deployment
CAMP RIPLEY—Minnesota National Guard soldiers of the 2nd Battalion-135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division spent June 17-30 at Camp...
June 29, 2016 - 10:50am
June 4, 2016
Cloquet man gets 'overdue' medal
DULUTH -- David Danielson and his family are used to military service and long journeys. Recent generations of men in his family have almost...
June 4, 2016 - 5:30am
May 28, 2016
Long lost Sailor back home again
Memorial Service and burial for Motor Machinist Mate John E. Anderson who died on D-Day off Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Through the efforts...
May 28, 2016 - 5:10pm
May 27, 2016
100 Flags over Kandiyohi County
Veterans, spouses and friends of veterans turned out early Friday morning to raise The Colors at the Flags of Honor in Willmar along Business...
May 27, 2016 - 4:54pm
April 28, 2016
Public can bid farewell Saturday to deploying Army Reserve members from Willmar detachment
WILLMAR - About 20 Army Reserve soldiers from the Willmar-based 825th Quartermaster Detachment are preparing to deploy to Kuwait to support Operation Enduring Freedom. According to a news release, the detachment’s mission will be to provide water and fuel support. A farewell ceremony...
April 28, 2016 - 12:16pm
April 19, 2016
West central Minn. employers to be honored for military support
WILLMAR — Best Buy of Willmar, Meeker County Community Homes of Litchfield and Starbuck Head Start WCMCA of Starbuck are among the area companies to be honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Minnesota Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for...
April 19, 2016 - 8:16am
February 25, 2016
First woman to hold rank of brigadier general in Minnesota National Guard
Air Force Col. Sandra Best will make history today when she is promoted to brigadier general, becoming the first female officer to hold such...
February 25, 2016 - 2:01pm
Flags to fly at half-staff Friday for Minnesota Marine killed in copter crash
In honor of U.S. Marine Corps sergeant and Delano resident Dillion J. Semolina, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags...
February 25, 2016 - 10:24am
February 19, 2016
Wounded soldier soon to become first man to receive penis transplant in U.S.
A U.S. soldier wounded in an explosion will be the first person in the United States to receive a penis transplant, doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital said, which could open the way for about 60 other servicemen with genital injuries to have this surgery. Surgeons hope a donated organ...
February 19, 2016 - 8:36am
December 6, 2015
West central Minnesota residents serve as models for bronze art project honoring military service
LITCHFIELD — Area residents with ties to the military say they are proud to have been models for five bronze statues placed recently at a new...
December 6, 2015 - 11:53pm
November 10, 2015
Video: Carved in Stone: military family memories
The Military Family Tribute captures moments in writing from past wars. One Story Stone from each county features an excerpt of correspondence...
November 10, 2015 - 2:46pm
August 20, 2015
Community workout to raise funds to help prevent suicide in veterans
Suicide claims the lives of 22 veterans in the U.S. each day, and about 30 suicides occur per 100,000 veterans, according to a Time Magazine...
August 20, 2015 - 9:22am
February 2, 2015
Pentagon seeks more defense funds
WASHINGTON — Facing new security challenges in the Middle East and Ukraine, the Obama administration proposed an increased $534 billion Pentagon...
February 2, 2015 - 11:51pm