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Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Updated: Possible Bridgewater is out for season, Zimmer says
Watch: Vikings press conference on Teddy Bridgewater's injury live at wctrib.com
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 29, 2016
New lending officer joins Citizens Alliance Bank
CLARA CITY—Tyler Enestvedt has joined Citizens Alliance Bank of Clara City as a lending officer. He will manage agricultural and commercial...
August 29, 2016 - 12:29pm
Home sale prices down in July
WILLMAR—The median sale price in July for homes in Willmar dropped 1.9 percent over the same time last year. The median sale price was $133,200. According to the West Central Association of Realtors, prices dropped 10.5 percent in the 21 counties of the region as a whole. In...
August 29, 2016 - 12:27pm
August 22, 2016
Suspect in Watkins 5-year-old's death expected in court Tuesday morning
BRAINERD—Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, Coon Rapids, is expected to make his first court appearance by noon Tuesday in Cass County District...
August 22, 2016 - 7:46pm
Man dies after boat overturns in Stearns County
MELROSE TOWNSHIP—The body of Dale Urban Steinemann, 47, of Meire Grove, was recovered Monday from Lake Sylvia in Melrose Township in Stearns...
August 22, 2016 - 11:38am
August 12, 2016
Official observer recorded 8.2 inches of rain in Willmar, some areas probably got more
WILLMAR—An official weather observer for the National Weather Service recorded 8.2 inches of rainfall in Willmar Wednesday and Thursday....
August 12, 2016 - 9:10pm
August 9, 2016
Records published Aug. 9
This is the records summary for Aug. 9. Authorities still seek driver who fled injury-accident LAKE LILLIAN—The driver in a one-vehicle...
August 9, 2016 - 8:09am
August 8, 2016
Three area schools to receive state pre-K funding
WILLMAR—Three area school districts have been awarded state funding to implement voluntary pre-kindergarten programs this fall. Benson,...
August 8, 2016 - 9:17pm
August 7, 2016
Immigrants contribute to all aspects of Minnesota economy
WILLMAR—Immigrants and refugees contribute to the state's economy as workers and entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Minnesota's...
August 7, 2016 - 11:02pm
August 2, 2016
Records published Aug. 3
This is the records summary for Aug. 3. 911 outage WILLMAR—Authorities said 911 emergency service was briefly out of order in both Kandiyohi...
August 2, 2016 - 11:59pm
August 1, 2016
Records for Aug. 1
This is the records summary for Aug. 1 Benson man injured in Sunburg crash SUNBURG—Dustin J. Lundberg, 31, of Benson was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Lundberg was taken by Sunburg Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries,...
August 1, 2016 - 12:01am
July 31, 2016
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits region
WILLMAR—When he works on the federal 2018 Farm Bill, U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway says he will be thinking about moms on food stamps and how...
July 31, 2016 - 6:50pm
Benson man injured in one-vehicle crash
SUNBURG -- Dustin J. Lundberg, 31, of Benson was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Lundberg was taken by Sunburg Ambulance to Rice...
July 31, 2016 - 10:11am
July 27, 2016
Records published July 27
This is the records summary for July 27. Robbery
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
July 26, 2016
Records published July 26
This is the records summary for July 26. Paynesville woman injured in crash BELGRADE—A Paynesville woman and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning. The State Patrol says Amy J. Gaebe, 41, was transported to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood after the...
July 26, 2016 - 2:00am
July 25, 2016
Records published July 25
This is the records summary for July 25. Criminal damage to property SPICER—A resident on the 12000 block of North Shore Drive in Spicer reported damage to his vehicle and boat. Around 10 a.m. Sunday, he told the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office that both were egged sometime...
July 25, 2016 - 12:07am