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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
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'
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
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
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
December 20, 2011
Renville County Board tours area proposed as Off Highway Vehicle Park one week before vote on it.
OLIVIA -- Renville County's board of commissioners toured the area proposed as an Off Highway Vehicle Park on Tuesday, one week before they will...
December 20, 2011 - 4:36pm
August 31, 2011
Cities attempted murder suspect arrested in Benson
BENSON -- A man wanted for an attempted murder in Spring Lake Park was arrested without incident early Saturday morning in Benson. According to a news release from Benson Police Chief Mike Jambor, his department received information on Friday that Pierre Tyshaun Henderson, 19, and...
August 31, 2011 - 12:00am
August 29, 2011
Twin Cities attempted murder suspect arrested in Benson, Minn.
BENSON -- A man wanted for an attempted murder in Spring Lake Park was arrested without incident early Saturday morning in Benson. According...
August 29, 2011 - 12:05pm
August 27, 2011
State park's tipis offer a unique camping experience
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some of Rhonda Gronseth's fondest childhood memories were made on camping trips with her mother. She's just...
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 6, 2011
Summer camp at Sibley State Park, New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON - Without a doubt, tears were shed at Sibley State Park on Friday morning. It's a ritual that goes back a few decades. Since possibly...
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
July 23, 2011
Storm damage delays reopening western Minnesota's Upper Sioux Agency State Park
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- Some time next week, the soft sounds of conversations around campfires will return to the Upper Sioux Agency...
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
July 3, 2011
Where have all the campers gone?
The July 4th holiday is a busy time at Sibley State Park north of Willmar. Except this year. On Saturday evening, all was quiet with only several families of geese milling about behind the gated approaches to the lakeside campground, shown here, and the Lake Andrew swimming beach. The...
July 3, 2011 - 2:17pm
June 29, 2011
New skateboard park under construction
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
June 28, 2011
Sibley Park campers hope they don't have pull up stakes
NEW LONDON -- For the last 15 years James Uphoff has spent two weeks, including the Fourth of July, camping at Sibley State Park with family...
June 28, 2011 - 12:00am
June 14, 2011
Park Rapids officer injured after being dragged by shoplifting suspect in high speed getaway attempt
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A Park Rapids police officer was injured trying to detain a shoplifting suspect Tuesday afternoon, who then led police on a high speed chase through Park Rapids.
June 14, 2011 - 4:17pm
June 4, 2011
Sibley State Park's new exhibit features the oak savanna in west central Minnesota
NEW LONDON - Once common, the oak savanna is now among the most endangered ecosystems in the world. It is also the defining characteristic of...
June 4, 2011 - 8:00am
May 23, 2011
Snakes of Sibley
Snakes of Sibley is a program exploring the characteristics and traits of the seven species of snakes that can be found in Sibley State Park...
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
April 6, 2011
Kandiyohi County Board nixes outdoor refrigerators at county parks
WILLMAR -- On a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners agreed to ban outdoor refrigerators at campsites in the county's parks. Commissioners who were concerned about opening up the county to additional liability voted to ban the refrigerators. Commissioners...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
March 29, 2011
Charges dropped so former teacher can deploy
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Felony charges have been dropped against a high school teacher who said he accidentally brought a rifle to school in his car in Hubbard County. The former Park Rapids shop teacher, 38-year-old Scott Eischens, is an Army captain who will be deployed to Afghanistan...
March 29, 2011 - 11:21am
Letter: All this for an old hangar?
You've got to be kidding me. The old Willmar airport hangar will possibly be on the National Historical Register. It's a cement block building with a domed roof. It is an inhabitable, musty, moldy, old, cement block building. Perhaps some investor will build a 200- or 300-room hotel/motel...
March 29, 2011 - 12:00am