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Is homemade baby food healthier for infants?
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Trump decides to skip White House press dinner
Men more at risk of cognitive impairment, death after hip fracture
Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
July 9, 2015
Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock opens
PENNOCK — The resurfacing project on U.S. Highway 12 between Kerkhoven and Pennock is complete, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Thursday. The detour will be removed late Friday afternoon, at which point the road will be open to all traffic. The project resurfaced...
July 9, 2015 - 11:11pm
June 5, 2015
Meadow Star Dairy: Construction of 8,500 cow dairy operation by Willmar nearly half done
PENNOCK — A quarter section of land that was a corn field last year is a beehive of activity this year with large machines moving dirt, trucks...
June 5, 2015 - 11:24pm
May 6, 2015
Spring blossoms in orchard
Sunnyside Orchards, northeast of Pennock, has some 800 apple trees spread over three orchards. “Apple Bill” Draheim, a native of Olivia,...
May 6, 2015 - 11:12am
May 5, 2015
U.S. Highway 12 detour from Kerkhoven to Pennock starts Monday
WILLMAR — Motorists will encounter a detour on U.S. Highway 12 from Kerkhoven to Pennock beginning Monday as crews start work on a resurfacing project, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced. According to a news release from MnDOT, the 8-mile project extends from...
May 5, 2015 - 9:29pm
April 21, 2015
Team Tenley advocates for other kids with same terminal disease
PENNOCK –– Ringed with soft yellow hair, Tenley Thompson’s cherubic face is nearly always in smile mode. And more often than not, that...
April 21, 2015 - 12:05am
April 14, 2015
Fire damages house in SW Willmar
WILLMAR — Multiple fire departments responded to a fire around noon Tuesday in southwest Willmar that caused heavy damage to a residence. The...
April 14, 2015 - 11:33pm
April 1, 2015
Grass fires reported in Willmar area, red flag warning issued
WILLMAR — Strong winds and low humidity have caused a number of grass fires this week in Kandiyohi County, and have also caused the National...
April 1, 2015 - 11:27pm
January 2, 2015
Jan. 2: One dead, another seriously injured as result of crash west of Pennock
PENNOCK -- One is dead and another seriously injured as the result of the accident today west of Pennock. Shawn C Murphy, 34 of Graceville...
January 2, 2015 - 7:10pm
Highway 12 west of Pennock reopens after fatal crash
PENNOCK -- U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock reopened around noon today after a fatal collision this morning involving a passenger car and a semitrailer. Preliminary information from the State Patrol is that a Cadillac passenger car was traveling eastbound around 6:47 a.m. today...
January 2, 2015 - 12:06pm
Fatal crash west of Pennock closes Highway 12
PENNOCK -- The Minnesota State Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash reported before 7 a.m. today on U.S. Highway 12 west of Pennock,...
January 2, 2015 - 10:34am
November 16, 2014
Meadow Star Dairy gets go-ahead for operation west of Willmar
PENNOCK — Construction of an 8,800-animal-unit dairy operation will begin next spring west of Willmar. Meadow Star Dairy, which is owned by Riverview LLP based in Morris, was granted a conditional use permit earlier this month by St. Johns Township. St. Johns is the only township...
November 16, 2014 - 11:35pm
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 4, 2014
Heritage Bank launches employee stock ownership plan
WILLMAR — Heritage Bancshares Group Inc., the parent company of Heritage Bank N.A., will become an employee-owned company through an employee stock ownership plan, bank management announced Monday. Tom Geiger, Heritage Bank chief executive officer and board chairman, said the plan...
November 4, 2014 - 12:10am
November 1, 2014
Letter: Another baseless attack
I am writing to dispel the latest baseless attack in our mailboxes about Rep. Mary Sawatzky, which now claims she voted to let drunk drivers with multiple convictions get back on the road a whole year sooner. We’ve all been flooded with negative, misleading mail from outside...
November 1, 2014 - 4:01am
October 30, 2014
Letter: Sawatzky is best candidate
With more than 75,000 new jobs created, Minnesota’s economy is much stronger than when State Rep. Mary Sawatzky took office in January 2013. She put middle-class families like mine ahead of wealthy special interests and big corporations. That kind of leadership makes me feel...
October 30, 2014 - 8:05am