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Minnesota's budget surplus pushes upward to $1.9 billion
Ridgewater faculty passes no-confidence vote in college president
Discussion slated Saturday on driver’s licenses for immigrants
Ridgewater’s faculty conducting no-confidence vote on college president
Willmar Schools preparing list of budget cuts
NHL: Wild’s fourth line key in big win over Predators
Girls basketball roundup
Boys swimming & diving: Five Cardinals move on to section finals
Boys basketball roundup: Wildcats clip Minnewaska in 6AA
Men's basketball: Gophers win in OT at Michigan State
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Maynard A. Lawrence
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
John H. Halvorson
Clifford "Oakie" Downey
Maynard A. Lawrence
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon bu Catilino
Editorial: ‘Da Kid’ returns tonight, welcome
Letter: Willmar’s intellectual Taliban
Editorial: It’s time to speak on Hwy. 23 gap needs
Letter: Put salaries in perspective
Update: Ridgewater faculty passes no-confidence vote in college president
August 18, 2010
Raymond man jailed for leaving explicit messages for neighbor
WILLMAR -- Craig David Waterman, 51, of Raymond, was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in the county jail, 10 years of probation and a $1,000 fine on a felony harassment charge for leaving sexually explicit phone messages on a neighbor's answering machine. As part of his sentence in Kandiyohi...
news / local
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 5, 2010
Distracted driving enforcement is today, don't text, turn off that cell phone
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety is launching a print and radio public service announcement campaign to educate motorists about the state's two-year-old texting-while-driving law. The campaign supports a one-day enhanced enforcement of...
news / local
August 5, 2010 - 9:27am
June 23, 2010
Raymond man pleads to felony charge for leaving explicit messages on neighbor's answering machine
WILLMAR -- A 50-year-old Raymond man pleaded guilty Monday to a felony harassment charge for leaving sexually explicit phone messages on a neighbor's answering machine. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, a misdemeanor charge for making obscene or harassing...
news / local
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 20, 2010
Editorial: Phone locator bill needed for our safety
When searching for missing persons, law enforcement officials need the help of every tool at their disposal.
February 20, 2010 - 7:00am
February 19, 2010
Officials push bill to help track missing people through their cellular phones
ST. PAUL -- The assistant St. Paul police chief says authorities may have found an 18-year-old Eveleth man's body quicker last year if they had...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 26, 2010
Raymond man faces felony charge for leaving explicit phone messages on neighbor's answering machine
WILLMAR -- A 50-year-old Raymond man made his first appearance Thursday in Kandiyohi County Court on a felony harassment charge for allegedly leaving sexually explicit phone messages on a neighbor's answering machine. Craig David Waterman also faces a misdemeanor charge of making...
news / local / region
January 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 14, 2009
Blind learn mobile phone details
ST. PAUL -- Torrey Westrom gave Lissa Thies a simple request: learn the basics of using his mobile telephone. His Motorola Q is a typical smartphone, capable of surfing the Web, sending and receiving e-mails and handling text messages, besides being used as a telephone. Even to the...
news / state
November 14, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On cell phone use while driving motor vehicles: Cell phones and distracted drivers are a perilous combination. Add texting to the equation, with the driver peering down at a tiny screen and pounding out a message...
opinion / editorials
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am
July 20, 2009
Phone service, 911 to Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office is down
GRANITE FALLS -- As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, phone service and 911 lines to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office, and most of Granite Falls, were not operational. According to the county dispatch center, 911 calls are being rolled over the Lyon County Sheriff's office and citizens...
news / region
July 20, 2009 - 12:41pm