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Man arrested after high-speed chase in Minnesota, pleads guilty to killing woman in Michigan
Motorist hits 115 mph as he leads trooper on I-94 chase
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
Vikings extend contract of head coach Mike Zimmer
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
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
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
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
November 6, 2014
Recently widowed single mother to reopen Naomi’s Kitty Corner Café
RAYMOND — In one tragic afternoon Naomi Gunnink became a widow, single mother to four children, and a business owner without the partner who...
November 6, 2014 - 11:43pm
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
September 8, 2014
Firemen put out Raymond fires
RAYMOND — Raymond fire fighters had to battle two blazes simultaneously on Friday night when fires broke out at an abandoned farm building west of town and shortly after, at the Minnesota Valley Alfalfa Producers plant in Priam. The blaze at the MnVAP facility destroyed anywhere...
September 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 21, 2014
Fire northeast of Raymond destroys garage
RAYMOND — Lightning struck a garage Thursday morning near Raymond, causing a fire that destroyed the detached garage, according to Raymond Fire Department. Raymond Fire Department was called around 5:27 a.m. to the garage fire at a residence in the 12000 block of Minnesota Highway...
August 21, 2014 - 11:08pm
Fire northeast of Raymond destroys garage
Lightning struck a garage this morning near Raymond, causing a fire that destroyed the detached garage, according to Raymond Fire Department. Raymond Fire Department was called around 5:27 a.m. to the garage fire at a residence in the 12000 block of Minnesota Highway 23 about a...
August 21, 2014 - 10:44am
July 29, 2014
Kandiyohi County Road 7 in Raymond closed today through Saturday for railroad crossing work
RAYMOND — Kandiyohi County Road 7 in Raymond will be closed from today until Saturday for railroad crossing repair work. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department said in a news release that all through traffic will be diverted west to the Kandi-Chippewa Line Road Crossing in...
July 29, 2014 - 11:03pm
July 16, 2014
MnDOT plans passing lanes near Raymond in 2016: Open house to discuss plans; future plans for lanes by Clara City
WILLMAR — More trucks than ever are rumbling down Minnesota Highway 23 from Willmar to Interstate 90, and that’s true for passenger vehicles...
July 16, 2014 - 11:28pm
July 13, 2014
Doggone fun: Local dog trials are showcase for terrier enthusiasm
RAYMOND — The three Jack Russell terriers strained at their leashes as they waited their turn Sunday afternoon to run the lure course at the...
July 13, 2014 - 11:31pm
July 7, 2014
Raymond meeting 1 of 3 MnDOT open houses on Highway 23 passing lanes to I90
WILLMAR — Open houses are slated next week to inform the public about a 2016 project to construct passing lanes on state Highway 23 between Willmar and Interstate 90, including one on July 17 in Raymond. The project is one of 10 projects around Minnesota to benefit from the Corridors...
July 7, 2014 - 11:14pm
May 13, 2014
MACCRAY to appeal state decision to phase out four-day week
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY is planning to appeal a decision by the Commissioner of Education to phase out its class scheduled based on a four-day week. The Department of Education approved a four-day week in the MACCRAY School District for 2014-15 “as a transition year back to a traditional...
May 13, 2014 - 11:13pm
MACCRAY to appeal phased end to four-day week
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY is planning to appeal a decision by the Commissioner of Education to phase out its four-day class schedule. The Department of Education approved a four-day week in MACCRAY for 2014-15 “as a transition year back to a traditional five-day calendar beginning...
May 13, 2014 - 11:23am
April 23, 2014
MPCA completes 60 enforcement cases in quarter
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 60 enforcement cases in 41 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2014. Penalties from all 60 cases totaled just under $345,000. In addition to these 60 recently completed cases, the MPCA announced in...
April 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
April 17, 2014
MACCRAY ready to upgrade iPads
CLARA CITY — An area school that led the way in placing Apple iPads in the hands of its students is ready for its first big upgrade. The MACCRAY School District has received a $191,600 quote from Apple Computer for a three-year lease for 400 iPad minis, Interim Superintendent Loren...
April 17, 2014 - 6:00am
April 15, 2014
MACCRAY hears requests for elementary school upgrades
CLARA CITY — What will be the next step for the MACCRAY Schools following last January’s defeat of a $20 million bond issue for a new elementary school and theatre remains on the top of the district’s agenda. The Raymond and Maynard city councils sent resolutions to the MACCRAY...
April 15, 2014 - 11:28pm