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Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
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Hicks' five RBIs help power Tigers past Twins
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Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
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MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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
July 2, 2016
Big innings propel NLS to win over Pirates
SPICER—Three New London-Spicer players had three RBIs and the Twins benefitted from some poor Paynesville defense in a 13-3 amateur baseball...
July 2, 2016 - 12:23am
June 21, 2016
Paynesville driver pleads guilty to charges in fatal crash
LITCHFIELD — A 28-year-old Paynesville driver pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and one count of criminal...
June 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
June 17, 2016
Paynesville eliminated from AA baseball tournament
ST. CLOUD — A six-run first inning helped East Grand Forks bury Paynesville early, en route to a 9-5 win in a Class AA state baseball elimination game Friday. Things seemed to be looking up in the top of the first, as Brent Burg ripped an RBI triple then scored on a groundout to...
June 17, 2016 - 6:24pm
State Baseball: Pioneers deal Paynesville big blow
Pierz scores big early, puts away Bulldogs in five innings in Class AA state opener
June 17, 2016 - 12:15am
June 4, 2016
Prep Baseball: Paynesville's Ludwig tosses one-hitter, beats 'Waska 5-0 to advance to finals
A one-hitter and a bevy of errors led Paynesville to a 5-0 victory over Minnewaska on Saturday.
June 4, 2016 - 10:16pm
May 31, 2016
Paynesville man sentenced for false report resulting in school lockdown
LITCHFIELD — A man who spurred a February lockdown of the entire Eden Valley-Watkins School District after he came to the doors of the district office and claimed a man with a gun was trying to kill him was sentenced Tuesday in Meeker County District Court for falsely reporting...
May 31, 2016 - 11:58pm
May 23, 2016
Two injured in separate incidents involving deer and motorcycles
WILLMAR — Two people were injured over the weekend in separate incidents involving motorcycles and deer. Patricia Savelkoul, 48, of Paynesville,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:33am
May 18, 2016
Prep Baseball: Bulldogs down BBE for Skoglund’s 400th career win
Nathan Stang helped give Brad Skoglund his 400th career coaching victory in grand style on Tuesday
May 18, 2016 - 1:09am
May 12, 2016
Longtime auto seller joins Yarmon Ford
PAYNESVILLE — Rick Schroeder, who has 20 years in the automotive business, is now part of the Yarmon Ford team in Paynesville. Schroeder previously worked with Don and Vern’s and with Mills Ford, both of Willmar, before going to Paynesville. Schroeder lives in Raymond with his...
May 12, 2016 - 5:17am
April 29, 2016
Lake Koronis takes on starry stonewort
PAYNESVILLE — An aggressive, five-year campaign that is expected to cost over $800,000 is being launched to manage starry stonewort in Lake...
April 29, 2016 - 11:07am
April 27, 2016
Child porn suspect Heinrich’s attorneys argue for suppressing evidence, moving trial
MINNEAPOLIS -- At a pretrial hearing Wednesday in the child-pornography case against Danny Heinrich, defense attorneys peppered law enforcement...
April 27, 2016 - 10:33pm
April 15, 2016
New trial dates scheduled for Timothy Huber after murder conviction overturned
New trial dates have been set for Timothy John Huber, the rural Paynesville man whose 2013 second-degree murder conviction was overturned last...
April 15, 2016 - 5:37pm