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Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
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
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
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
Carol J. Hansen
Gary G. Glein
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
August 23, 2016
Bridgewater throwing in practice
MINNEAPOLIS—Wide receiver Charles Johnson said the Vikings had their leader back Tuesday. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who missed Thursday's...
August 23, 2016 - 10:24pm
August 18, 2016
Gordon hits grand slam as Royals rout Twins
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Dillon Gee pitched a season-high seven innings, and hot-hitting Alex Gordon belted a grand slam as the Kansas City Royals...
August 18, 2016 - 11:21pm
August 17, 2016
Sano's elbow still on the mend
MINNEAPOLIS—Miguel Sano was withheld from the Twins' lineup Wednesday in Atlanta, the third straight game he has missed because of soreness...
August 17, 2016 - 11:11pm
August 11, 2016
Springer explodes as Astros sweeps Twins
MINNEAPOLIS—The Houston Astros put on an offensive clinic in a split doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins, capping the day with a 10-2...
August 11, 2016 - 11:15pm
July 30, 2016
High court race is a Minnesota question
ST. PAUL—All Minnesota voters face one at least one race in the Aug. 9 primary election, two challengers to Supreme Court Justice Natalie Hudson, who Dayton appointed less than a year ago. One candidate will be eliminated in the primary, leaving two for the Nov. 8 general election....
July 30, 2016 - 7:28am
July 22, 2016
Minnesota adds 7,300 jobs in June as jobless rates stays at 3.8 percent
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those gains, however, were largely offset by figures from May that were revised from 1,900 jobs...
July 22, 2016 - 10:56am
July 14, 2016
Minn. teacher tenure challenge faces hurdle
ST. PAUL—A Ramsey County District Court judge will hear initial arguments Thursday in a lawsuit aimed at dismantling Minnesota's union protections for public school teachers. State and local leaders want the case dismissed, saying the lawsuit is an attempt to change long-standing...
July 14, 2016 - 8:21am
June 17, 2016
State parks director camps to gather feedback
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK—Pitch a tent in a state park campground this summer, and there's a chance the camper at the next site will want to know your thoughts on the whole experience. That was the case for campers at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park last weekend, who were...
June 17, 2016 - 4:26pm
June 7, 2016
Crash into power pole causes outage for 30
SPICER—Thirty-one Xcel Energy customers in the Spicer area were left without power for nearly five hours Monday after a West Central Sanitation truck crashed into a high-voltage power pole, brought down the power lines and caught fire. It happened just after 4 p.m. in the 6700...
June 7, 2016 - 6:45pm
March 2, 2016
Lawmakers to tackle Medicaid eligibility, liens
ST. PAUL -- MNsure isn’t the only health care topic up for debate this legislative session. Other issues likely to command attention include Minnesota’s public health programs, Medicaid and MinnesotaCare. A recent audit found those programs did a poor job making sure everyone...
March 2, 2016 - 5:30am
Records published March 2
This is the records summary for March 2. Marijuana plants GLENWOOD — A Feb. 25 West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force search warrant led to the discovery of 159 marijuana plants in an apparent marijuana growing operation, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...
March 2, 2016 - 12:41am
Convictions published March 2
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Deborah Lee Ellingson, 53, New London, fourth-degree drug sale, Dec. 23, 2014 Jamie Louis Shelrud, 39, Atwater,...
March 2, 2016 - 12:39am
Willmar Republican crowd picks Cruz
WILLMAR — Willmar’s Republicans were able to make their voices heard Tuesday, as they cast their votes for their favorite GOP presidential...
March 2, 2016 - 12:35am
March 1, 2016
Willmar DFL caucus prefers Clinton
WILLMAR — People who’ve been attending DFL caucuses since the 1970s had never seen a crowd like the one at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar...
March 1, 2016 - 11:49pm
Rubio, Sanders campaigns succeed in Minnesota
Minnesota’s part of Super Tuesday produced super turnouts and some different results than most of the 11 other states weighing in on the nominees...
March 1, 2016 - 11:39pm