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Records published Aug. 31
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 28, 2015
MnDOT adjusts Highway 23 plans
HAWICK — After the initial drawings for a four-lane highway between New London and Paynesville were unveiled in January at an open house, engineers...
April 28, 2015 - 9:51pm
Births published March 29
Willmar births Girl to Victoria Joanne Stull and Blake Richard Fostervold, March 8 Boy to Kathrine Rae and Lucas Stanley Okland, March 8 Girl to Cindy Gutierrez and Kevin Antonio Esquivel Paz, March 9 Boy to Kelly Marie and Blake Allen Piipke, March 11 Girl to Kourtney Ann Steffensen...
March 28, 2015 - 12:04am
March 25, 2015
PAYNESVILLE — Matt Brauchler knew there was a problem when his young daughter gave him a big pout and pleaded with him to stop playing a game...
March 25, 2015 - 11:19pm
March 13, 2015
DPS video: Smoke alarms help girl save grandmother from burning Grove City home
GROVE CITY –– A local woman and her 11-year-old granddaughter talk about how they escaped a house fire this July in rural Grove City in a video recently released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Alerted by a smoke alarm, Karen Hubert and her granddaughter,...
March 13, 2015 - 2:34pm
February 25, 2015
State Supreme Court issues order to review Huber case
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued an order granting further review of the case of Timothy Huber, the man convicted of second-degree murder for the killing of Timothy Larson in 2011. Huber, 48, of Paynesville had previously appealed his convictions of second-degree...
February 25, 2015 - 11:10pm
February 24, 2015
Births published Feb. 24
Willmar births Boy to Stephanie Michelle and Thor Steven Nelson, Jan. 29 Boy to Rachel Helen and Nicholas Alexander Scharafanow, Jan. 29 Girl to Kaydee Lee Rodriguez, Jan. 31 Boy to Kimberly Ann and Jordon Dale Daugherty, Feb. 1 Girl to Heather Ann and Matthew Charles Wulf, Feb....
February 24, 2015 - 11:20pm
February 15, 2015
Sheriff urges caution driving on Koronis Lake near point by Crestland Drive, pickup goes in to its wheels
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department is urging anglers on Lake Koronis to use extra caution when driving near the point by Crestland Drive in Paynesville Township near the Second Island. A pickup truck broke through the ice there up to its wheels at 12:04 a.m. on Saturday. Both...
February 15, 2015 - 3:06pm
February 13, 2015
Solar energy: A new farm crop from proposed Aurora project
PAYNESVILLE — Dale Haglund has no doubt that a 13-acre swath of land on his Brooten racehorse farm would be put to better use as a solar farm...
February 13, 2015 - 11:59pm
February 8, 2015
Solar farms: PUC will hold hearings this week in Montevideo and Paynesville on projects
The Aurora Solar Project, which is being developed by the Edina-based Geronimo Energy in Xcel’s service territory, includes solar arrays ranging in size from 1½ megawatts to 10 megawatts at each site for a total generation of up to 100 megawatts. The Minnesota Public Utilities...
February 8, 2015 - 10:53pm
January 24, 2015
Highway 23 four-lane to be discussed at open house Tuesday in Hawick
WILLMAR — An open house to present plans to expand state Highway 23 to four lanes from New London to Paynesville will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Roseville Township hall in rural Hawick. Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend the event at the town...
January 24, 2015 - 2:48pm
January 21, 2015
Two injured in collision with tractor trailer in Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- Two were injured Tuesday evening in a collision involving a passenger vehicle and tractor trailer along Minnesota Highway 23 in Paynesville. Lidia V Newville, 59, of Willmar was reportedly traveling westbound around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 23 in a Buick LeSabre when...
January 21, 2015 - 9:15am
December 30, 2014
Victims of fatal crash in Paynesville ID-ed
PAYNESVILLE — The two people killed Sunday evening in a one-vehicle rollover crash west of Paynesville in Roseville Township have been identified, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. The driver of the vehicle, Zachary John Pistulka, 20, of...
December 30, 2014 - 10:16pm
December 29, 2014
Two die Sunday in Paynesville crash
PAYNESVILLE — Two were killed Sunday evening in a one-vehicle rollover crash west of Paynesville in Roseville Township, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened around 8:54 p.m. along 240th Avenue Northeast, near Tri-County...
December 29, 2014 - 10:18pm
Two killed in crash near Paynesville identified
PAYNESVILLE -- The two people who died in a one-vehicle rollover accident Sunday evening west of Paynesville have been identified. The driver of the vehicle, Zachary John Pistulka, 20, of rural Atwater was pronounced dead at Paynesville Hospital. His passenger, Emily Kathryn...
December 29, 2014 - 4:45pm
December 21, 2014
Two Willmar men seriously injured in Sunday morning crash
WILLMAR -- Two Willmar men were seriously injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle accident near Paynesville. According to the State Patrol, Omer Mohamed, 19, was driving a 2000 Nisson Maxima east on the state Highway 23 bypass when the vehicle left the road and rolled several...
December 21, 2014 - 4:49pm