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Little Minnesota in World War II: Book honors brave men from smallest, rural towns
Dayton says he disagrees with those kneeling during anthem but defends right to do it
Man killed in Pine River, Minn., crash identified
Minn. high school's assistant hockey coach faces sex charge in ND
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He was the only Steelers player to participate in national anthem. Now, he has NFL's highest-selling jersey.
NFL Sunday ratings fall after Trump's call for boycott of games
Local Roundup: Willmar volleyball wins invite
College Football: Ridgewater falls to DCB
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
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'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
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Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
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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
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