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Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
Milan dedicates new Liberty Bell
Video: Moving history down the road
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
Harris P. Hinderaker
William "Bill" Bradford
William R. Heitke
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Klinger: Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Willmar dog park anniversary celebration cancelled due to high number of mosquitoes
July 14, 2016
Pennock man sentenced for assault after fake drug deal now charged with selling fake drugs himself
WILLMAR -- A man sentenced in June for using a screwdriver to stab a drug dealer who sold him a bag of salt instead of drugs is in Kandiyohi...
July 14, 2016 - 11:35pm
June 30, 2016
Meadow Star Dairy draws quite the crowd
Lines were long Thursday as people from all around the area took advantage of free burgers during an open house at Meadow Star Dairy near Pennock....
June 30, 2016 - 11:25pm
June 20, 2016
Dairy packs economic punch
PENNOCK — Efforts to get a large dairy in Kandiyohi County began more than a decade ago in response to a sharp decline in dairy processing...
June 20, 2016 - 12:01am
Meadow Star Dairy ‘exceeds expectations’
PENNOCK — Like kids eager to get on a merry-go-round for a fun ride — and just as eager to get off with the promise of a treat when they...
June 20, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
Pennock man sentenced for stabbing drug dealer after buying salt
WILLMAR — A Pennock man who accidentally paid $90 for a bag of salt in an apparent drug deal and retaliated by stabbing the dealer with a screwdriver...
June 3, 2016 - 11:29pm
May 25, 2016
Records published May 25
Here are the records for May 25.: Vandalism PENNOCK — A man on the 300 block of 5th Street Northwest reported criminal damage to a park to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office just before 8 p.m. Monday. The man said children had vandalized the soccer net and frame at a Pennock...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 21, 2016
Pennock woman airlifted after being pinned by fallen tree branch
PENNOCK -- A woman was airlifted from a rural Pennock residence Saturday afternoon with neck and back injuries after a large tree branch fell and pinned her to the lawn tractor she was driving. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, the unidentified woman was mowing...
May 21, 2016 - 5:21pm
April 18, 2016
Driver sentenced for careless driving in crash that killed Pennock couple
WILLMAR -- A driver in the July crash that resulted in the death of a Pennock couple pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday on a careless driving misdemeanor charge. Matthew Brian Gingery, 41, was sentenced to 90 days of jail time that was stayed and a $1,000 fine. That means if...
April 18, 2016 - 4:36pm
April 6, 2016
Records published April 6
This is the records summary for April 6. Fires At least two fires were reported in west-central Minnesota around 6 p.m. Monday night. A grass fire that started in a grove near the 14000 block of 105th Avenue was reported in Pennock. The fire was near a gas tank and a structure, and...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Records published March 2
This is the records summary for March 2. Marijuana plants GLENWOOD — A Feb. 25 West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force search warrant led to the discovery of 159 marijuana plants in an apparent marijuana growing operation, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...
March 2, 2016 - 12:41am
March 1, 2016
Pennock man injured after rollover crash
A 24-year-old man was injured after a one-vehicle rollover crash Monday on County Road 89 north of Pennock. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says Ramon Rivera of Pennock was driving a 2003 Chevy Avalanche around 6 p.m. when his vehicle rolled, just east of County Road 1. Rivera...
March 1, 2016 - 9:30am
November 24, 2015
Pennock dairy becomes Kandiyohi County’s first certified for water quality
PENNOCK — No point telling Rich and Carol Radtke it can’t be done. Bankers tried. Seven years later, the Radtkes are proving at Prairie’s...
November 24, 2015 - 10:09pm
November 7, 2015
Food swap means area moms don’t have to sacrifice supper time on busy nights
A 2013 Gallup poll revealed 47 percent of Americans with children ages 18 or younger don’t consistently dine together. Those polled cited time...
November 7, 2015 - 8:00am
October 23, 2015
First cows to be delivered Monday to new dairy near Pennock
PENNOCK — Last winter — when construction plans were simply on paper — it was determined that the first cow would be milked Oct. 26 at...
October 23, 2015 - 1:32pm
October 21, 2015
Portion of County Rd. 27 to close Thursday for culvert repairs
WILLMAR - Kandiyohi County Road 27 north of Pennock will be closed Thursday for culvert repairs. The section of road involved is a quarter-mile west of County Road 116. The road will be closed for the day but open again for traffic on Friday. Motorists are advised to use alternate...
October 21, 2015 - 11:07am