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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Thomas commentary: Donald Trump's contract with America?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
July 19, 2016
Minnesota college to offer live streamed courses
This fall, Central Lakes College will be debuting Live Online, which allows students to live stream class from any location, while interacting...
July 19, 2016 - 7:56am
March 26, 2015
Meeting focuses on livestock losses due to wolves
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs focusing on livestock losses due to wolves, birds of prey and weather. Presenters...
March 26, 2015 - 10:39pm
February 4, 2014
Motorists’ diversion programs defended by Kandiyohi County sheriff
WILLMAR –– Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog asked legislators Tuesday to do what they can to preserve driver diversion programs that the state auditor claims are illegal. Hartog said Kandiyohi County's “Driver Awareness Diversion” class provides valuable education to people...
February 4, 2014 - 11:19pm
October 10, 2012
Let's Talk Kids blog: Introducing young children to sports
October 10, 2012 - 8:58am
September 16, 2009
Prairie Lakes Youth Programs strive for success stories
WILLMAR -- When the Prairie Lakes Youth Programs first opened its juvenile detention center in 1991, there was concern that Kandiyohi County would inherit troubled kids when their sentences were completed and they were discharged. But Darin Balken, director of Prairie Lakes, said...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Juhnke fears funding for fishing chapters could be pitted against proposals for veterans
WILLMAR -- The fate of a spending bill that would continue to help Let's Go Fishing with Seniors of Minnesota to open new chapters across the state will likely be decided in the coming week, according to Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar. The local legislator said it is too early to know...
April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
March 14, 2009
Rural seniors could be hit harder by budget cuts
FERGUS FALLS -- Muriel Peterson is just shy of her 90th birthday, but you'd never know it as she settles into a comfortable chair in a sunny...
March 14, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Gimse wants more money for school bus programs
ST. PAUL - Sen.
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
Veterans Day observances
Benson There will be a Veterans Day program at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Benson High School. Burle Force will give the keynote address "Freedom is Not Free." Force was a radio/telephone operator in the U.S. Marine Corps serving in the Asiatic/Pacific campaign during WWII with the 3rd Marine...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Ridgewater's automotive programs in dire need of donated cars
WILLMAR -- The Ridgewater College auto technician programs have an urgent need for donated vehicles to be used for training students. The program usually receives 60 to 70 vehicles a year but has received only 10 so far this year, said Bobbie Mattison, executive director of the Ridgewater...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Voters asked to raise tax
ST. PAUL -- Most Minnesotans agree the state's water needs to be cleaned up. They support parks, trails and the wide variety of arts programs found around the state. On Nov. 4, Minnesota voters decide whether to their money where their mouth is by raising sales tax 0.375 percent...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am