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USDA expects corn and soybean production to set new record highs
Potential tragedy averted in shooting at Minnesota apartment
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
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
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
Gary G. Glein
Carol J. Hansen
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
June 6, 2016
Montevideo man arrested for first-degree murder
MONTEVIDEO - Montevideo police have arrested a 32-year-old Montevideo man in connection with a South Dakota homicide. According to a news release,...
June 6, 2016 - 12:29pm
May 26, 2016
Popular Montevideo restaurant to close after 54 years
MONTEVIDEO — To know Montevideo, enjoy a beef commercial or burger and fries platter at the Trailways Cafe and top it all off with a slice...
May 26, 2016 - 12:15am
May 23, 2016
Two injured in separate incidents involving deer and motorcycles
WILLMAR — Two people were injured over the weekend in separate incidents involving motorcycles and deer. Patricia Savelkoul, 48, of Paynesville,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:33am
May 22, 2016
Prep Track: Card, T-Hawk boys teams claim True Team championships
The boys track and field teams from Willmar and Montevideo brought home first-place finishes and the Willmar girls placed second at the 2016 Minnesota True Team Meet state championships over the weekend at Stillwater High School
May 22, 2016 - 11:26pm
May 20, 2016
It's a story straight out of a Hollywood script, and west central Minnesota is playing a lead role
It seems like a story scripted for the movies. Three chemical companies operate illegally near the homes of residents in a small town. The factories...
May 20, 2016 - 11:10am
Extras sought for Uruguayan commercial to be filmed Saturday in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO - Bombay Films of Montevideo, Uruguay, is seeking at least 40 Montevideo, Minn., area residents who can show up to pack the Thunderhawk...
May 20, 2016 - 10:19am
May 17, 2016
Two suspects appear in court for theft of pickup, 108 mph chase
WILLMAR — Friday morning’s 108 mph high-speed police chase on Kandiyohi County Road 23 involving two teenagers began with a stolen pickup...
May 17, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 11, 2016
Locals in Montevideo make faces at Uruguayan visitors for chance to be on TV there
MONTEVIDEO — Alexa Frazier of Montevideo took a sip on her straw and made a face as if she’d just swallowed sour milk. “Perfect,’’...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 9, 2016
Uruguayan film crew looking for locals for TV commercial to be filmed in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO -- An Uruguayan film crew is seeking local men and women of all ages to casting call from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday to audition for a TV commercial that will be filmed in Montevideo. MNBombay Films of Montevideo, Uruguay, has issued a casting call to to western Minnesota residents...
May 9, 2016 - 9:21am
May 2, 2016
Employee of Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults faces sexual assault charges
GRANITE FALLS — A male employee at a Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults has been charged in Yellow Medicine County District Court for...
May 2, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 26, 2016
Bahl retiring from St. Cloud VA system
ST.CLOUD — After 40 years of federal service, Barry Bahl will be retiring as the director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. Bahl was appointed director of the Veterans Affairs health care system in 1999. Bahl leads a health care system which covers 27 counties and includes...
April 26, 2016 - 8:21am
April 19, 2016
Montevideo stalker, flasher gets work release, probation
MONTEVIDEO — A man suspected last summer in six different Montevideo drive-by stalking and indecent exposure incidents involving women and girls has been sentenced to work release and two years of supervised probation. The complaints, all involving a white man in his 20s and an...
April 19, 2016 - 9:29pm
April 11, 2016
Man pulling handcart turns heads in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — “All my answers start with too,’’ said Marc Charlebois as he pulled his handmade cart Monday along U.S. Highway 212 in Montevideo....
April 11, 2016 - 8:11pm
April 7, 2016
Montevideo man sentenced for sexual assault
MONTEVIDEO — A 37-year-old Montevideo man was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct in two counties with a 15-year-old...
April 7, 2016 - 9:20pm
Lockdown at Montevideo Schools ends without incident
MONTEVIDEO - A lockdown at the Montevideo Schools ended without incident by the end of the school day Thursday. Montevideo police determined...
April 7, 2016 - 4:36pm