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Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Discipline key to farmers' financial success
Trump's labor pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates
Records published Dec. 9
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
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'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
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