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Memorial Day 2017
Five die in crash with semi in western South Dakota
Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Montevideo residents seek to help immigrants
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
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
Day in the Life 2: Zap Leather & Cycle
PAYNESVILLE -- Tiff and Chuck Koshoil are the third-generation owners of Zap Leather and Cycle in Paynesville. The store features a wide selection...
April 15, 2016 - 1:59pm
April 6, 2016
Murder conviction overturned, new trial ordered for Timothy Huber
WILLMAR -- Timothy John Huber’s murder conviction has been overturned, and a new trial has been granted. The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled...
April 6, 2016 - 6:38pm
March 21, 2016
Meeker County seeks aggravated sentencing against man charged in crash that killed two
LITCHFIELD — The Meeker County Attorney’s Office intends to seek aggravated sentencing against a Paynesville driver if he is convicted in...
March 21, 2016 - 10:14pm
March 18, 2016
Concordia conductor imparts some wisdom on regional school choirs
Dr. Michael Culloton, conductor of the Concordia Chapel Choir, stopped at Willmar Senior High School on Friday morning for an informal choir...
March 18, 2016 - 1:26pm
February 7, 2016
Paynesville business boasts one of largest solar panel displays in the state
PAYNESVILLE — As soon as the January sun popped out from behind the clouds, the green computer-generated graph line at Louis Industries soared...
February 7, 2016 - 10:44pm
January 23, 2016
Two Paynesville residents to serve on state health advisory committee
ST. PAUL — Two Paynesville residents are among those Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Friday to the Rural Health Advisory Committee, according to an announcement from the governor’s office. Thomas Crowley will serve a four-year term as a hospital representative. Jacqueline Osterhaus...
January 23, 2016 - 12:20am
January 4, 2016
Paynesville man to appear on charges in fatal summer crash
LITCHFIELD — The Paynesville man charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of two Watkins teenagers in a crash on state Highway 24 last summer is scheduled to appear Monday in Meeker County District Court. Benjamin Lee Tate, 28, is charged with two felony counts of...
January 4, 2016 - 12:35am
January 3, 2016
Paynesville man to appear in court today for drunken driving crash that killed two teens
LITCHFIELD - The Paynesville man charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of two Watkins teenagers in a crash on State Highway...
January 3, 2016 - 4:47pm
December 16, 2015
Five people hospitalized after head-on crash east of Hawick
Five people were taken to the hospital following a head-on crash Wednesday evening in Kandiyohi County. None experienced life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. east of Hawick on Minnesota Highway 23. Jovita Harguth,...
December 16, 2015 - 10:59pm
December 14, 2015
LIVE IT!: How to turn junk into a fashion accessory
One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. It’s a cliché in the most banal sense. But to Jen Anfinson, another person’s junk spells...
December 14, 2015 - 10:52am
December 7, 2015
Wetterling tells Paynesville community, assault victims they will be heard now
PAYNESVILLE — After nearly 30 years of silence and suffering, the community of Paynesville was told Sunday that the “heinous, unforgivable...
December 7, 2015 - 12:03am
December 2, 2015
Probable drowning ruled in death of Paynesville woman
LITCHFIELD -- The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office announced today that authorities have positively identified the victim from a death investigation incident as Toni Cottrill, 39, of Paynesville. The cause of death is probable drowning. The circumstances leading up Cottrill’s death...
December 2, 2015 - 12:06pm