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Lake Osakis latest Minnesota lake to be hit with zebra mussels
Darwin teen airlifted after one-vehicle crash
Little Minnesota tackle company is leaving a big mark
Woman fires pellet gun at Pokemon Go players
News anchor swept over waterfall, plunges 125 feet to her death
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Banham is back ... on crutches again
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Commentary: Herr Trumpf, how horrifying
November 30, 2015
Wetterling meeting in Paynesville postponed
PAYNESVILLE — A community meeting organized by Patty and Jerry Wetterling for Monday night has been postponed due to weather conditions, according to Paynesville police. The event was intended for Paynesville-area people, and meant to give them a chance to talk about resources available...
November 30, 2015 - 10:08pm
November 16, 2015
Proposed Bonanza Valley groundwater management plan nears approval
PAYNESVILLE — For the past year-and-a-half the groundwater in a large swath of land from Glenwood to Paynesville has been the subject of a...
November 16, 2015 - 11:13pm
October 25, 2015
Video: Prep Football: Lakers rally to down Paynesville
Michael Gruber threw two touchdown passes in the final nine minutes of the game as Minnewaska rallied for a 34-28 victory over Paynesville in...
October 25, 2015 - 10:34pm
October 21, 2015
Video: Prep football: Paynesville cruises into section finals
PAYNESVILLE — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City took an early 21-8 lead but an explosive Paynesville offense took control, scoring 54 straight points...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 14, 2015
Rice Rehabilition Center makes progress
Toby Lieser operates an excavator Tuesday at the site of the new Rice Rehabilitation Center in Willmar. Lieser, with Voss Construction of...
October 14, 2015 - 9:21am
September 9, 2015
Paynesville officials ID fugitive in apparent suicide
PAYNESVILLE –– The Paynesville Police Department said Wednesday that the body of an Isanti County man who was the subject of a manhunt last...
September 9, 2015 - 10:55pm
Body found Tuesday in Paynesville confirmed to be fugitive
PAYNESVILLE –– The Paynesville Police Department said today that the body of an Isanti County man who was the subject of a manhunt last month...
September 9, 2015 - 5:19pm
September 2, 2015
Paynesville insurance agents charged with investment fraud
ST. CLOUD — Two licensed insurance agents from rural Paynesville have been charged with orchestrating an investment fraud scheme over the past seven years totaling $250,000. Michaela “Kim” Kruger, 57, is charged with four counts of theft by swindle and Richard A. Kruger, 57,...
September 2, 2015 - 8:58pm
August 30, 2015
Starry stonewort makes first Minnesota appearances in Lake Koronis, Mud Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced the first confirmed case of the aquatic invasive species starry stonewort in Minnesota...
August 30, 2015 - 9:36pm
August 28, 2015
Felon still on the loose despite Paynesville search
PAYNESVILLE – Despite the work of a dozen law enforcement agencies that swarmed Paynesville this week, a 28-year old a felon who faces Isanti...
August 28, 2015 - 6:35pm
Paynesville man faces charges in teens’ death
LITCHFIELD — A Paynesville man has been charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of two teenagers in a motor vehicle crash Tuesday night near Litchfield. Benjamin Lee Tate, 27, made his first appearance Thursday in Meeker County District Court. In...
August 28, 2015 - 12:01am
August 23, 2015
Prep Football: Paynesville overwhelms BOLD
OLIVIA — The final score was about right and the performance was convincing, as most expected. The surprising thing few saw coming was the...
August 23, 2015 - 9:56pm
August 5, 2015
State seeks input on Bonanza Valley groundwater plan
GLENWOOD –– Three public meetings will be conducted this month to hear comments on a draft plan of action for the Bonanza Valley Groundwater Management Area. The 110-page document will serve as a five-year game plan for how the state Department of Natural Resources intends to...
August 5, 2015 - 10:58pm
July 2, 2015
Car collides with cow last night near Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- A car collided with a cow late last night near Paynesville, resulting in minor injuries to a passenger in the vehicle. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Department, the accident happened just before midnight Wednesday on County Road 33 in Zion Township,...
July 2, 2015 - 7:16am
June 28, 2015
Births published June 29
Willmar births Boy to Elizabeth Marie and David James Kadlec, June 3 Girl to Sarah Corinne and Dane Martin Kellevig, June 3 Girl to Erika Elizabeth Dominguez and Balmore Elisandro Quevedo, June 3 Girl to Rachel Christine and Jeremy Dean Marcus, June 4 Boy to Linsey Sue Kortgard...
June 28, 2015 - 4:52pm