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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
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
July 18, 2016
High winds, possible tornado, cause major damage in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS—The city of Granite Falls was cleaning up Sunday after a major storm moved through the area Saturday night. There was massive...
July 18, 2016 - 12:31am
July 15, 2016
Records published July 15
This is the records summary for July 15. Theft by swindle WILLMAR—Just before 4 p.m. Wednesday, police arrested a woman at Walmart at 700 19th Ave. S.E.. She was cited for theft by swindle. Suspicious person report WILLMAR—Police received a suspicious person report...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am