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Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
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
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
June 10, 2013
High-speed rock that hit N.D. home remains a mystery
HATTON, N.D. – Elsie Pierce has a hole in her screen window, a hole in her glass window, a dent in her wall and splintered glass that appears...
June 10, 2013 - 7:00am
April 19, 2012
Hearing on Big Stone County, Minn., quarry draws mostly opposition
ORTONVILLE -- Residents in the area of a proposed hard rock mining quarry had their say before the Big Stone County Board of Commissioners at a public hearing on Tuesday evening. More than 120 people are estimated to have attended the hearing at the armory in Ortonville, with 18...
April 19, 2012 - 7:00am
December 1, 2010
Rock County man found dead Tuesday in storm
LUVERNE -- A 64-year-old Kenneth man who apparently slid into the ditch due to icy road conditions was found frozen to death outside his vehicle shortly before noon on Tuesday.
December 1, 2010 - 7:13am
August 7, 2010
WE FEST: Crowd goes from Nashville to Detroit as Kid Rock keeps music going
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Following electrifying sets by Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and Eric Church is a tough order.
August 7, 2010 - 10:00am
May 8, 2010
Developers of self-propelled rock picker conducting demonstrations in Sebeka area
SEBEKA -- On a field in northeast Otter Tail County, littered with field stones ranging from pebbles to volleyballs, the RP 1000 moves onward...
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
January 28, 2010
Split Rock Lighthouse seeks pre-1980 vacation pics
TWO HARBORS, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Historical Society is seeking family vacation pictures from one of the North Shore of Lake Superior's most popular landmarks, Split Rock Lighthouse. As part of Split Rock's centennial celebrations, the society is launching a "Vintage Split...
January 28, 2010 - 8:42am
January 7, 2010
State declares weather emergency and closes offices in four SW Minn. counties
The state of Minnesota has declared a weather emergency and closed state offices in four southwest Minnesota counties. Tom Hanson, Management and Budget commissioner, announced at noon today that state offices in Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles and Rock counties in southwest Minnesota...
January 7, 2010 - 12:32pm
November 23, 2009
WE Fest rolls in Kid Rock
Kid Rock, the hip-hop-turned hard rock turned crossover country artist will headline the night of August 6 at next summer's WE Fest, according...
November 23, 2009 - 12:10pm
November 5, 2009
Interest in protecting rock outcrops exceeds funding
OLIVIA -- An effort to protect some of Minnesota's rarest landscapes is finding support from landowners in the Upper Minnesota River Valley. The interest has proven strong enough that the Soil and Water Conservation Districts in five counties may seek additional funding to enroll...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
June 16, 2009
Kandiyohi County teens tackling issue head on after learning many who are homeless locally are peers
Corie Haverly has been telling this story for eight years, but the reaction is often the same. "Really, there are homeless here? Why?
June 16, 2009 - 12:00am
June 9, 2009
WILLMAR -- Brice Bakker has started Bakker Mechanical of Prinsburg, specializing in geothermal, in addition to complete heating and cooling for residential and commercial systems. The business is located at 310 Cedar Ave. in Prinsburg. Bakker is a native of Prinsburg and graduated...
June 9, 2009 - 12:00am
March 21, 2009
Rare rocks, even rarer opportunity
OLIVIA -- Landowners interested in protecting rock outcrops in the Upper Minnesota River Valley may have a unique opportunity to do so in the next two years. Legislation is moving forward that will expand the program initially launched in Renville and Redwood counties to include...
March 21, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Renville County Board of Commissioners approves hard rock mine permit for 40-acre site
OLIVIA -- The Renville County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a conditional use permit for hard rock mining. The commissioners approved on a unanimous vote a conditional use permit for a 40-acre site in sections 28 and 33 of Flora Township, according to Mark Erickson,...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Renville County approves permit for hard rock mining
OLIVIA -- The Renville County board of commissioners approved a conditional use permit for hard rock mining at their meeting on Tuesday. The commissioners approved on a unanimous vote a conditional use permit for an approximate, 40-acre site in sections 28 and 33 of Flora Township,...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00pm
February 9, 2009
Concordia Colleage to return relics to tribal land
MOORHEAD - After returning a first set of bones a year ago, Concordia College is preparing to return more relics to an Indian reservation south...
February 9, 2009 - 9:25am