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Police open fire after driver strikes patrol car near U.S. Capitol
Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
Lost Italian: Let us all eat (orange chiffon) cake
BANDA: Recipes have deep roots for deep traditions
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
Dokken: Time to pony up for Minnesota's state parks
ST. PAUL — A lot of good things are happening this summer at Minnesota state parks, but additional funding is necessary to ensure services...
March 5, 2017 - 10:23am
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 19, 2017
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
This week's bird mystery is the opposite of the one presented here last week. Last week, we had a bird that was seen and not heard; this week,...
February 19, 2017 - 3:31pm
February 17, 2017
Redwood, Renville counties aim to make most of Minnesota River Valley
OLIVIA — There's no mystery about what attracts people to the Minnesota River Valley corridor shared by Renville and Redwood counties....
February 17, 2017 - 5:46am
January 30, 2017
Public input shapes goals for Kandiyohi County bike and pedestrian plan
WILLMAR — When Kandiyohi County sought the public's feedback on how to create a user-friendly trail system, people were clear about what...
January 30, 2017 - 7:33am
January 16, 2017
Fort Ridgely 'Friends' to rally Jan. 19 for golf course
FAIRFAX — Supporters of the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park will hold a public rally at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairfax Community...
January 16, 2017 - 8:50am
November 27, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
Not many species become "bird of the week" twice in one year, but the American goldfinch is a changeling, and so it earns the dual designation....
November 27, 2016 - 1:28pm
November 14, 2016
Iowa community's plunge into whitewater pays off; Granite Falls may take a page out of their playbook
GRANITE FALLS — The answer to whether Granite Falls can turn the Minnesota River into a destination whitewater park might be found 255...
November 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON—It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
May 15, 2016
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
Sunrise often marks the transitory time of predatory gamefish in Minnesota. When walleyes, which are primarily nocturnal move away from the light...
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 3, 2016
Open house on Kandiyohi County trail plan to be May 11
NEW LONDON — An open house will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 11 at the New London Senior Center to share information and obtain public input...
May 3, 2016 - 9:21pm
February 18, 2016
On the rink at Garfield Park
WILLMAR - The Garfield rink on 8th Street in Southwest drew a crowd late Wednesday afternoon. The temperature was a mild 30 degrees with the...
February 18, 2016 - 6:39am
January 10, 2016
Willmar pursues funds for trail
WILLMAR — With the goal in mind to connect all of the trails in the Willmar City Trail system together, the City of Willmar will submit an application for $80,000 in Transportation Alternatives Program funds. “The idea is to close all the gaps in the system. We’re whittling...
January 10, 2016 - 11:22pm