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AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Developing a vision: EDC reviews retail data to develop economic strategy for the future
Records published March 25
Willmar Community Center creates community one event at a time
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Midwest Opinion: A workable path to bipartisan health care reform
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
Dave & Vivian Swanson
April 30, 2013
Volunteers putting up playground at park in Litchfield, Minn.
LITCHFIELD — The new Litchfield Community Built Playground project is entering its final days and people of all ages are invited to take part in Build Week activities. Volunteer shifts are still available on all days now through Sunday. Anyone interested in volunteering with...
April 30, 2013 - 11:34pm
Man shoots self in Kerkhoven, Minn., park, case under investigation
KERKHOVEN -- A 21-year-old Willmar man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound that happened Sunday evening in a Kerkhoven park. According to a news release from Swift County Sheriff John Holtz, Jordan Pierce shot himself in...
October 30, 2012 - 1:36pm
October 13, 2012
October 13, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2012
Dawson, Minn., receives $1.2 million grant today for industrial park project
DAWSON - The city of Dawson got a big shot in the arm today when it was awarded a $1.2 million federal grant that will be used to expand its industrial park. Representatives from the U.S.
October 4, 2012 - 2:11pm
September 26, 2012
Renville County to seek grant funds for OHV park in Minnesota River Valley
OLIVIA -- As a dozen or more supporters watched, the Renville County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to apply for Legacy funds to acquire lands for an off-highway vehicle park. The proposed park would be developed in the Minnesota River Valley on 272 acres of land to...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Willmar, Minn., worker resting after exposure to chlorine fumes
WILLMAR -- A Willmar Public Works Department employee rested at home Thursday after he was exposed to chlorine fumes while performing maintenance...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
Several homes evacuated as precaution near Rice Park in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- A Willmar city worker was treated at Rice Memorial Hospital for a chemical reaction experienced while performing maintenance work...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 24, 2012
Willmar, Minn., city worker overcome by fumes when cleaning wading pool
WILLMAR -- A Willmar city employee was taken to Rice Hospital Tuesday afternoon after being overcome by fumes he was using to clean the pool shed at the wading pool at Rice Park in southwest Willmar. Police cordoned off the area and evacuated several downwind houses. Ten to 11 people...
July 24, 2012 - 3:12pm
June 22, 2012
Canines spend the night at the old ballpark
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
DNR hopes to acquire land adjacent to Vicksburg Park
OLIVIA -- Recreational opportunities in the area of Vicksburg County Park on the Minnesota River could soon be expanded. The Minnesota Department...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
22-year-old Minneapolis man delivering food to neighbor shot and killed
MINNEAPOLIS -- Police say a young Minneapolis man biking to a neighbor's house to deliver some food was shot and killed by three boys who wanted his bike. Twenty-two-year-old Jody Patzner Jr. collapsed on the sidewalk and died just blocks from his home Monday night in north Minneapolis....
April 11, 2012 - 10:10am
March 20, 2012
Update: Minnesota State Park reservation schedule starting March 22
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) new state park and recreation area reservation system will be operational again starting Thursday, March 22 at 10 a.m. The new online system has been upgraded significantly, but due to expected high demand, reservations will only...
March 20, 2012 - 11:57am
February 28, 2012
On split vote, Renville County continues steps towards OHV Park in southwest corner
OLIVIA -- By a three-to-two vote, the Renville County board of commissioners continued the steps towards the possible development of an Off Highway...
February 28, 2012 - 3:26pm
January 31, 2012
West Diamond Lake access reopened to vehicle traffic by Kandiyohi Co., Minn., sheriff
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's office is opening the west access, at County Park 3, to Diamond Lake. According to Sheriff Dan Hartog, the condition of the ice off the access is rough, but there is no open water at this time. Citizens are reminded to pay attention to the...
January 31, 2012 - 2:10pm
January 4, 2012
One dead in crash west of New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON -- A Paynesville woman was killed yesterday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of New London that also injured a woman from Kandiyohi. Betty Boehl, 64, died after her 2007 Jeep was struck broadside by a vehicle at the the intersection of U.S.
January 4, 2012 - 8:07am