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Are U.S. public schools prepared for an emergency?
Willmar Police dog helps track, apprehend suspect
Ridgewater College hosts field day at college farm
As new baby joined Minn. family, son needed new liver
Willmar council candidates speak to the voters
WCT Sports Show: Wildcats crush St. Cloud Cathedral
Ryder Cup: Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
Volleyball: Willmar eases past Alexandria
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Helen M. Miller
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
May 17, 2016
Kandiyohi County seeks help locating missing vulnerable adult
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing vulnerable adult. Marissa Kristine...
May 17, 2016 - 9:36am
February 8, 2016
Ridgewater College students find missing ice fisher
WILLMAR — For some people, ice fishing is just instinct. Take Zach Moist. Lake Wakanda was a winter mainstay, up until he recently moved....
February 8, 2016 - 11:34pm
December 14, 2015
Starbuck man charged in connection with death of U of M Morris student
ALEXANDRIA — A man has been charged in connection with the death of a Minnesota college student who disappeared this fall, her body later found...
December 14, 2015 - 11:28pm
December 11, 2015
Two appear in court in Downwind killing; warrant issued for third suspect
BEMIDJI — New details emerged in court documents Friday regarding the disappearance and death of Rose Downwind, with two suspects now charged...
December 11, 2015 - 8:02pm
December 10, 2015
Officials recover body of Minnesota woman; arrest two men
BEMIDJI — Two men have been arrested in the disappearance and death of a Minnesota woman whose body has been recovered from a shallow grave...
December 10, 2015 - 11:50pm
UPDATE: Two men charged with murder of missing Minnesota woman; body found in shallow grave
Editor's note: Due to an online issue, the previous update to this story did not save. That issue has been fixed and this is the most current...
December 10, 2015 - 10:53am
December 1, 2015
Starbuck student might have died from meth
The man who was last seen with Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck will be charged with gross misdemeanor charges for concealing the location of her...
December 1, 2015 - 11:18pm
November 12, 2015
Family of missing Minnesota woman call on volunteers for mass search planned Saturday
BEMIDJI - The family of Rose Downwind is calling for volunteers to help with a ground search Saturday for the Redby woman and mother of five...
November 12, 2015 - 12:35pm
November 5, 2015
Foul play suspected in Minnesota woman's disappearance; persons of interest sought
BEMIDJI — A day after family members said updates were scarce in the case of a missing Redby woman, police have identified two "persons of...
November 5, 2015 - 3:39pm
October 9, 2015
Search party discovers body of missing woman in northern Minnesota
KELLIHER - The bosdy of a 32-year-old woman was found in a cornfield near here early Friday. Crystal Green was reported missing Tuesday when her grandfather, who she lived with on a family farm, returned home from picking up her 13-year-old daughter from school and Crystal...
October 9, 2015 - 4:17pm
March 5, 2015
Records published March 6
The following contains the records summary for March 6. Missing woman located WILLMAR — The Willmar woman reported missing this week has reportedly been found, according to police. Jacqueline Springer, 34, was reported missing this Sunday to the Willmar Police Department and...
March 5, 2015 - 11:13pm
May 3, 2013
Man shoot self in police parking lot, Eden Prairie woman still missing
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - A Minnesota man coming in for questioning about a missing woman has shot himself in the police parking lot. Eden Prairie police got a call Thursday morning after 24-year-old Mandy Marie Matula of Eden Prairie failed to show up for work. Police believe...
May 3, 2013 - 8:01am