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Defying Trump, Green Party pursues recounts in 3 U.S. states
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
September 15, 2013
Mourners pay tribute to man killed in double shooting
REDWOOD FALLS – By ones, twos, threes and sometimes larger groups, mourners on Saturday approached the open casket of Chris Panitzke in the...
September 15, 2013 - 11:02pm
September 14, 2013
Redwood Falls community pays tribute to homicide victim Chris Panitzke
REDWOOD FALLS – A second rural community shocked by the shooting deaths of two young adults has joined to mourn one of the victims. Chris...
September 14, 2013 - 3:40pm
September 10, 2013
Law still searching for Andrew Joseph Dikken
GRANITE FALLS — Area law enforcement agencies are assisting the Granite Falls-based law agencies in their ongoing search for Andrew Dikken...
September 10, 2013 - 9:58am
September 9, 2013
Family to remember, celebrate shooting victim Kara Monson's life today
GRANITE FALLS — Kara Monson's surviving family members are focused on celebrating her life at a memorial being held this morning at the...
September 9, 2013 - 11:42pm
September 6, 2013
Update: Law enforcement still looking for Dikken, following leads
GRANITE FALLS — The search for Andrew Joseph Dikken continued today as law enforcement officials continue to follow leads to find the “person...
September 6, 2013 - 3:10pm
September 4, 2013
Dikken vehicle found near Belview, he remains at-large
BELVIEW — Law enforcement investigators have located a vehicle believed to be driven by Andrew Joseph Dikken, 28, of Granite Falls, the person...
September 4, 2013 - 12:15pm
September 3, 2013
Woman identified in Granite Falls, Minn., killing
GRANITE FALLS — Authorities investigating the Monday morning shooting death of a 26-year-old Granite Falls woman are still trying to locate...
September 3, 2013 - 11:32pm
April 27, 2010
Willmar man injured at gravel pit recovering
WILLMAR -- Jason Anthony Hamstad, 34, of Willmar, continues to recover at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis following an accident Thursday at Monson gravel pit north of Willmar. Hamstad, 34, underwent another surgery Monday, friends reported on his CaringBridge.org w...
April 27, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2010
Gravel pit accident victim recovering
WILLMAR -- Jason Anthony Hamstad, 34, of Willmar, is recovering at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis after being injured in an accident Thursday at the Monson gravel pit north of Willmar. Hamstad, 34, was injured at approximately 2:40 p.m.
April 24, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Jason Hamstad identified as injured Monson worker, now in ICU after trauma surgery
WILLMAR -- Jason Anthony Hamstad of Willmar has been identified as the worker involved in an accident Thursday at the Monson gravel pit north of Willmar. Hamstad, 34, was injured in an accident at approximately 2:40 p.m. Thursday, suffering trauma to one of his arms after being caught...
April 23, 2010 - 2:23pm
Man severely injured in gravel pit accident
WILLMAR -- A 34-year-old male was severely injured in a workplace accident Thursday afternoon after being caught in a piece of machinery at Monson gravel pit north of Willmar. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office responded to the call around 2:40 p.m. According to a Sheriff's Office...
April 23, 2010 - 1:32am
September 21, 2009
Purchase nearly doubles size of Monson Lake State Park
SUNBURG -- Monson Lake State Park has nearly doubled in size with the purchase this summer of 158 acres of land. What's unusual is that all...
September 21, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Flat as a pancake
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am