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Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
ATV driven by 11-year-old Minnesotan crashes, injuring 6 kids
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
Woman struck by lightning in northern Minnesota while sitting in minivan
Furry visitor escapes Minnesota heat in kiddie pool
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
Dustup over group's charge that coal ash from Big Stone plant contaminating area
BIG STONE COUNTY -- A public interest group is charging that heavy metals and chemicals are leaching from coal ash stored at the Big Stone power plant near Milbank, S.D., and contaminating groundwater at the site. The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources --...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Pavement work continues between Fairfax and Hector
WILLMAR -- A major pavement patching project which began Thursday on state Highway 4 between Fairfax and Hector will stretch into next week. Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 to 15 minutes during work hours. Crews will be working on the project from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
Hawk Creek seeking volunteers to monitor water quality
OLIVIA -- The Hawk Creek Watershed Project is looking for volunteers to help monitor water quality in the Willmar area. Volunteers are needed to take Secchi disk readings on lakes or transparency tube readings on streams in the Willmar area. They include: East Twin, West Twin, East...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
$10.9M project at two YME buildings given OK
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine East can continue to move forward with an estimated $10.9 million worth of health and safety and other improvements to its buildings this summer. A judge's ruling denied a request by two district taxpayers for a temporary injunction to halt the project...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 4, 2010
Westwinds work progressing
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
Meeker Memorial to hold open house Sunday to showcase $26.5 million expansion project
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker Memorial Hospital is hosting a community open house on Sunday and hospital officials want the public to come and visit the...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
When moms get angry ... school lunches get a whole lot more nutritious
MONTEVIDEO -- A childhood obesity epidemic has many fearing this generation of children will have a shorter lifespan than their parents or grandparents. A lack of physical activity is one of the causes, but the biggest culprit is a diet high in calories and low in nutrition. A growing...
April 12, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Mussels among topics for CRWP annual meeting
STARBUCK -- The Chippewa River Watershed Project is hosting its annual meeting at the Starbuck Community Center on Thursday, March 25. The free event begins at 5 p.m. followed by a meal at 6 p.m. and presentations at 7 p.m.
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 15, 2010
Wastewater project marks milestone with 'energized' plant
WILLMAR -- Work on the city's new wastewater treatment plant will reach a milestone today when the structures at the site are energized for the first time with permanent power. Replacing temporary power with permanent power means construction of the structures and electrical and...
March 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Hill Grocery project makes visit possible
The visit by passive solar architects Tim Eian and Joe Gransee-Bowman to Montevideo was made possible by the partnership behind the Hill Grocery House project in Montevideo. Students in Matt Olson's construction trades class at the Montevideo High School are building a home that...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 9, 2010
Editorial: Willmar needs to unite on vet home
Willmar and Kandiyohi County officials and area legislators are participating Monday in a town hall meeting to discuss a proposed 90-bed veterans home in Willmar. The public and officials will have a chance to discuss the proposed veterans home with Gil Acevedo, Minnesota's deputy...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 26, 2009
Amateur photographers tell Chippewa River watershed's story
MONTEVIDEO -- Stacy Salvevold needed only to slip out her back door and the warmth of her home on a January morning to capture the sparkle of...
December 26, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
Clearing the muddy Chippewa
BENSON -- The Chippewa River continues to carry sediment to the Minnesota River by the dump truck load. Last year it averaged about 88 tons...
December 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 9, 2009
Renville County considers joining Project Lifesaver
OLIVIA -- Renville County is looking at joining Kandiyohi County among the rural Minnesota counties participating in the Project Lifesaver tracking...
November 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 5, 2009
Stalking prehistoric predators
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- We know our mosquitoes too well in Minnesota, but we know very little about the winged insects that love to...
September 5, 2009 - 12:00am