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It took a study to show Pokemon Go is a distracted-driving hazard
Supreme Court has reasons to duck transgender rights fight
Despite big discounts, auto sales expected to decline
Bank of America to cut Asia investment banking jobs
US new home sales fall less than expected in August
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
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
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
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
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
September 22, 2016
Records published Sept. 23
Attempted break-ins NEW LONDON—A woman on the 7800 block of County Road 40 N.E. in New London reported an attempted break-in of her shed....
September 22, 2016 - 11:50pm
West letter: Who does Baker really represent?
I was puzzled to read Rep. Dave Baker claim on his campaign website, "From the beginning, my goal was to fund our schools and see rural schools...
September 22, 2016 - 8:28am
Schwarz letter: A shameful genocide of Christians
On April 15, 2013, the Christian Patriarch Gregorios warned, "There is no safe place left in Syria." The options were, "Leave or die!" Hundreds of thousands of Christians have since been driven from their homes, murdered or enslaved in Iraq and Syria. On March 7, 2016, the U.S....
September 22, 2016 - 8:25am
September 21, 2016
Records for Sept. 22
Willmar woman injured in crash WILLMAR—A 21-year-old Willmar woman was injured Tuesday in a crash at an uncontrolled Willmar intersection....
September 21, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 20, 2016
Records for Sept. 21
Suspicious voices BELGRADE — Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, a man on the 28700 block of 44th St. N.E. in Belgrade reported hearing voices in...
September 20, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 19, 2016
Spicer driver in crash that killed New London cyclist pleads guilty
WILLMAR—Just one day before his case was set for jury trial in Kandiyohi County District Court, a Spicer driver pleaded guilty to one...
September 19, 2016 - 6:11pm
September 16, 2016
'A diamond in the rough'
NEW LONDON—Two tax abatement hearings are scheduled for next month on a proposed $7.8 million project to build a hotel, event center, restaurant...
September 16, 2016 - 11:50pm
Lawsuit: Driver who struck, killed cyclist 'almost certainly distracted'
WILLMAR—New documents filed in a wrongful death lawsuit suggest a Spicer driver deleted phone records before a forensic examination of...
September 16, 2016 - 9:36pm
NLS hears proposal for aeroponics system
NEW LONDON—A patented process to produce vegetables with an aeroponics method that was developed by a 1987 New London-Spicer graduate could...
September 16, 2016 - 4:25pm
September 15, 2016
Mill Pond Music Trail to be dedicated Saturday in New London
NEW LONDON—The dedication of the Mill Pond Music Trail will be at 6 p.m. Saturday in Holm Park in conjunction with the New London Fall Festival. Live music will be played by local bands along the path connecting the music trail's instrument installations. The music trail is...
September 15, 2016 - 7:36pm
September 13, 2016
Compromise sought for Glacial Lakes State Trail route
NEW LONDON—A compromise might be in the works between the New London-Spicer School District and the state Department of Natural Resources...
September 13, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 11, 2016
Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge
Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge
September 11, 2016 - 9:17pm
September 3, 2016
Four injured in Highway 23 crash near New London
NEW LONDON -- Four people were injured in a two vehicle accident Friday night on state Highway 23 north of New London. All of the injuries were...
September 3, 2016 - 6:50am
August 30, 2016
Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
NEW LONDON—Mark Tanner's business of raising walleye to stock popular fishing lakes is about as Minnesotan as you can get. But he hopes...
August 30, 2016 - 7:36am
August 29, 2016
Records for Aug. 29
This is the records summary for Aug. 29. Theft WILLMAR—An employee at Cash Wise, 1300 Fifth St. S.E., reported Saturday evening that a counterfeit $50 bill had been passed in the store sometime between 2 and 8 p.m. WILLMAR—CMF Tree Service, 1560 45th St. S.W., reported...
August 29, 2016 - 5:00am