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MN men face felony charges after shoplifting sunglasses, possessing heroin
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Records published Aug. 26
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
August 25, 2016
GROVE CITY— Paynesville's volleyball team opened up its season with a convincing 3-1 road win against ACGC on Thursday. Paynesville jumped...
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August 22, 2016
Prosecutor: Huber defense in murder case recycling old arguments
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County Attorney Shane Baker issued a biting 25-page reply last week to a defense motion seeking dismissal of murder...
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 10, 2016
Starry stonewort infestation confirmed in second Minnesota lake
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's second known infestation of starry stonewort, an invasive form of macro algae, has been confirmed by the Minnesota...
August 10, 2016 - 1:09pm
August 8, 2016
Aurora solar project by the numbers
The $290 million Aurora solar project will be the largest utility-scale solar project in Minnesota. The project includes solar farms at 16 sites in Minnesota including locations near Paynesville and Atwater. The 477,000 solar photovoltaic panels erected on the farms will produce a...
August 8, 2016 - 11:00pm
Families of teens killed in crash speak at sentencing of drunken driver from Paynesville
LITCHFIELD -- Images flashed across a Meeker County courtroom television screen Monday, showing two smiling teenagers wearing camouflage and...
August 8, 2016 - 9:07pm
July 19, 2016
Huber seeks dismissal of murder case against him
WILLMAR -- Timothy John Huber is seeking the dismissal of the 2011 murder case against him. Huber’s lawyer argues there is not probable cause...
July 19, 2016 - 11:56pm
July 14, 2016
Supreme Court reprimands Paynesville attorney
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has issued a public reprimand to attorney Robert D. Stoneburner of Paynesville following his conviction...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 12, 2016
More questions than answers as Minnesota battles starry stonewort
PAYNESVILLE – Last year’s discovery of starry stonewort in Lake Koronis has made the lake our starting point for learning how to manage this...
July 12, 2016 - 2:20pm
July 9, 2016
MnDOT finds no need for EIS for Highway 23 gap
NEW LONDON—Expanding Minnesota Highway 23 to four-lanes from New London to Paynesville does not have the potential for significant environmental impacts, and an Environmental Impact Study is not required for it, the Minnesota Department of Transportation concluded in a finding...
July 9, 2016 - 12:33am
July 5, 2016
Records published July 5
This is the records summary for July 5. Man burned in brush fire near Paynesville PAYNESVILLE—A 42-year-old man was seriously burned in a brush fire Friday night in rural Paynesville. The incident was reported to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office at 8:14 p.m. Friday on Old...
July 5, 2016 - 12:00am
July 4, 2016
Man burned in brush fire accident near Paynesville
PAYNESVILLE -- A 42-year-old man was seriously burned in a brush fire Friday night in rural Paynesville. The incident was reported to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office at 8:14 p.m. Friday on Old Lake Road in Paynesville Township. The Sheriff’s Office said the man, whose name...
July 4, 2016 - 12:55pm
July 2, 2016
Big innings propel NLS to win over Pirates
SPICER—Three New London-Spicer players had three RBIs and the Twins benefitted from some poor Paynesville defense in a 13-3 amateur baseball...
July 2, 2016 - 12:23am
June 21, 2016
Paynesville driver pleads guilty to charges in fatal crash
LITCHFIELD — A 28-year-old Paynesville driver pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and one count of criminal...
June 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
June 17, 2016
Paynesville eliminated from AA baseball tournament
ST. CLOUD — A six-run first inning helped East Grand Forks bury Paynesville early, en route to a 9-5 win in a Class AA state baseball elimination game Friday. Things seemed to be looking up in the top of the first, as Brent Burg ripped an RBI triple then scored on a groundout to...
June 17, 2016 - 6:24pm
State Baseball: Pioneers deal Paynesville big blow
Pierz scores big early, puts away Bulldogs in five innings in Class AA state opener
June 17, 2016 - 12:15am