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Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
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'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
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Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
motor vehicle crash
July 22, 2015
Bicyclist killed in crash by Lake Florida identified
NEW LONDON — Bruce “Leo” Kehrer-Schneider, 62, of rural New London has been identified as the bicyclist who died Tuesday in a bicycle-motor vehicle crash in rural New London. Kehrer-Schneider was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to a release from the...
July 22, 2015 - 2:04pm
Patrol identifies driver killed in Lac qui Parle County crash
MADISON — The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the person who died Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash as Jeffrey J. Kowitz, 58, of Watertown, S.D. The crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 212 and Lac qui Parle County Road 7 involved Kowitz’s 2009 Chevy Silverado...
July 22, 2015 - 11:50am
June 17, 2014
Three to hospital after crash north of Grove City
GROVE CITY — Three people were taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 4:15 p.m. Monday north of Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at the intersection...
June 17, 2014 - 9:02am
June 13, 2014
Two hurt in Meeker County crash
COSMOS — Two people were taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. Thursday near Cosmos. According to the State Patrol and the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, Casey Schaup, 52, of Madison...
June 13, 2014 - 9:16am
April 21, 2014
Watkins woman killed in Cass County crash
BRAINERD — A 38-year-old Watkins woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash reported around 2 p.m. Sunday along State Highway 64, just south of Leader in Cass County. According to the State Patrol, Jackie Boulton was a passenger in a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup driven by Michael...
April 21, 2014 - 9:25am
April 14, 2014
Lake Lillian woman killed in Sunday crash south of Willmar
WILLMAR — A 46-year-old Lake Lillian woman was killed in a two vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Lisa A. Heidecker was a passenger in an eastbound 2011 Ford pickup driven by...
April 14, 2014 - 2:27pm
Fatality reported in Sunday evening crash south of Willmar
WILLMAR — The State Patrol is expected to release more information this afternoon about a fatal crash reported around 6:15 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar. According to the Patrol, the crash involved a 2011 Ford pickup...
April 14, 2014 - 8:53am
December 17, 2013
Kimball woman killed in crash northeast of Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — A 62-year-old Kimball woman was killed in a motor vehicle crash around 9 a.m. this morning at the intersection of State Highway 24 and 670th Avenue in Meeker County. According to the State Patrol, Barbara J. Root was driving a 2004 Kia westbound on Highway 24 and...
December 17, 2013 - 3:02pm
State Patrol investigating fatal crash northeast of Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — The State Patrol is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash reported this morning at the intersection of State Highway 24 and 670th Avenue in Meeker County. According to the Patrol's website, more information will be given as it becomes available.
December 17, 2013 - 10:33am
November 22, 2013
Injuries in Spicer crash, driver arrested for criminal vehicular operation
SPICER — The driver of a van that ran off the roadway and struck a traffic light pole around 10 p.m. Thursday in Spicer was arrested for criminal vehicular operation. According to State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Cody Wordes, 22, of Brainerd, was driving a vehicle that crashed...
November 22, 2013 - 11:22am
November 21, 2013
Grove City woman to HCMC after rollover crash
GROVE CITY — A 50-year-old Grove City woman was taken by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis after a one-vehicle rollover crash around 11 p.m. Wednesday southwest of Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Jodie Whitcomb was driving...
November 21, 2013 - 9:11am
October 28, 2013
Maple Grove man hurt in crash west of Willmar
WILLMAR — A 47-year-old Maple Grove man was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 10 p.m. Sunday west of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Peter A. Nygard was driving a 2001 Saturn westbound...
October 28, 2013 - 9:01am
October 24, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash at Highway 7 near Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN — The Minnesota State Patrol and local law enforcement are on the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash at State Highway 7 and...
October 24, 2013 - 10:16am
October 23, 2013
Updated: Driver airlifted after head-on crash east of Kandiyohi on Highway 12
KANDIYOHI — A 26-year-old Milbank, S.D., man had to be extricated from his vehicle after the car crashed head-on into a pickup around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday east of Kandiyohi on U.S. Highway 12. According to updated information from the State Patrol, Jordan T. Volkenant was then...
October 23, 2013 - 8:45am
October 22, 2013
Serious traffic crash east of Kandiyohi on Highway 12
KANDIYOHI — The State Patrol and other emergency responders are on the scene of a serious, head-on crash east of Kandiyohi on U.S. Highway 12. According to the Patrol, more information about the crash will be released as it becomes available. The crash was reported around 3:50...
October 22, 2013 - 4:32pm