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Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Woman, 56, dies when hit by train in Detroit Lakes
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
Zucker, Dubnyk lead Wild past Predators
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Lorraine "Lolly" Marlys Thompson
Daniel P. Schaefbauer
Gloria A. Schroeder
Dwaine B. Weber
Marlow W. Hanson
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
September 5, 2016
Paynesville area pays respects to Jacob
PAYNESVILLE—At times Monday afternoon, the road alongside a well-grazed pasture near Paynesville was quiet. But most times a slow stream...
September 5, 2016 - 8:17pm
Community pays respects where Wetterling remains found
PAYNESVILLE -- A steady stream of people stopped Monday alongside a road near Paynesville, overlooking a farm pasture where the remains of Jacob...
September 5, 2016 - 1:29pm
September 3, 2016
Starry stonewort confirmed in three more Minnesota lakes
PAYNESVILLE—One year after its discovery in Koronis, starry stonewort has been confirmed in nearby Rice Lake. The Minnesota Department...
September 3, 2016 - 12:01pm
August 31, 2016
Judge rejects Huber's bid to dismiss murder charges
WILLMAR—A judge rejected Timothy Huber's motion to dismiss murder charges against him, ruling that the retrial against the 50-year-old...
August 31, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 25, 2016
GROVE CITY— Paynesville's volleyball team opened up its season with a convincing 3-1 road win against ACGC on Thursday. Paynesville jumped...
August 25, 2016 - 10:56pm
August 22, 2016
Prosecutor: Huber defense in murder case recycling old arguments
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County Attorney Shane Baker issued a biting 25-page reply last week to a defense motion seeking dismissal of murder...
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 10, 2016
Starry stonewort infestation confirmed in second Minnesota lake
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's second known infestation of starry stonewort, an invasive form of macro algae, has been confirmed by the Minnesota...
August 10, 2016 - 1:09pm
August 8, 2016
Aurora solar project by the numbers
The $290 million Aurora solar project will be the largest utility-scale solar project in Minnesota. The project includes solar farms at 16 sites in Minnesota including locations near Paynesville and Atwater. The 477,000 solar photovoltaic panels erected on the farms will produce a...
August 8, 2016 - 11:00pm
Families of teens killed in crash speak at sentencing of drunken driver from Paynesville
LITCHFIELD -- Images flashed across a Meeker County courtroom television screen Monday, showing two smiling teenagers wearing camouflage and...
August 8, 2016 - 9:07pm
July 19, 2016
Huber seeks dismissal of murder case against him
WILLMAR -- Timothy John Huber is seeking the dismissal of the 2011 murder case against him. Huber’s lawyer argues there is not probable cause...
July 19, 2016 - 11:56pm
July 14, 2016
Supreme Court reprimands Paynesville attorney
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has issued a public reprimand to attorney Robert D. Stoneburner of Paynesville following his conviction...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 12, 2016
More questions than answers as Minnesota battles starry stonewort
PAYNESVILLE – Last year’s discovery of starry stonewort in Lake Koronis has made the lake our starting point for learning how to manage this...
July 12, 2016 - 2:20pm
July 9, 2016
MnDOT finds no need for EIS for Highway 23 gap
NEW LONDON—Expanding Minnesota Highway 23 to four-lanes from New London to Paynesville does not have the potential for significant environmental impacts, and an Environmental Impact Study is not required for it, the Minnesota Department of Transportation concluded in a finding...
July 9, 2016 - 12:33am
July 5, 2016
Records published July 5
This is the records summary for July 5. Man burned in brush fire near Paynesville PAYNESVILLE—A 42-year-old man was seriously burned in a brush fire Friday night in rural Paynesville. The incident was reported to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office at 8:14 p.m. Friday on Old...
July 5, 2016 - 12:00am
July 4, 2016
Man burned in brush fire accident near Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- A 42-year-old man was seriously burned in a brush fire Friday night in rural Paynesville. The incident was reported to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office at 8:14 p.m. Friday on Old Lake Road in Paynesville Township. The Sheriff’s Office said the man, whose name...
July 4, 2016 - 12:55pm