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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
October 11, 2016
Willmar's streak continues
WILLMAR—Esther Grussing showed why she's one of the top setters in the area on Tuesday night in Willmar's 3-1 home win over Sartell-St....
October 11, 2016 - 11:16pm
September 9, 2015
Bicyclist killed when struck by car west of Sartell
SARTELL –– A 51-year-old bicyclist was struck by a car and killed Tuesday night west of Sartell. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department, John Girard Seiler of Sartell was riding a bike on County Road 2 in Wendel Township when he was struck from behind by...
September 9, 2015 - 1:08pm
August 18, 2015
Olson Ltd. merges with Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing
SARTELL — Effective Aug. 1, the accounting firm of Kenneth HT Olson Ltd. has merged its practice into the public accounting firm of Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing PLLP. The combined client bases will be served from CDS’s Northwest Professional Center office, which is located at...
August 18, 2015 - 5:43pm
June 26, 2015
Sartell mourns second native son killed in Fargo
SARTELL — When Dennis Dalman opened his newspaper Wednesday morning, he couldn’t believe what he was reading. “It just stunned me,” said the editor of the weekly Sartell Newsleader. “I was just shocked; here’s another one.” In September, this town of fewer than 17,000...
June 26, 2015 - 6:30am
June 9, 2015
Boy, 2, dies after falling into swimming pool
SARTELL — A 2-year-old boy has died after falling into a swimming pool in a small town just north of St. Cloud. Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes said officers were called to the 700 block of 2 1/2 Street at 12:45 p.m. Monday afternoon. When officers arrived, the 911 caller was...
June 9, 2015 - 11:07pm
March 28, 2015
Police sought records about Bearson photos
FARGO – Police here wanted to know about the messages Tommy Bearson was exchanging through a popular smartphone app, a rare public glimpse at the investigation into killing of the North Dakota State University freshman. Bearson, an 18-year-old from Sartell, Minn., went missing...
March 28, 2015 - 9:00am
October 10, 2014
Death of NDSU student, Sartell native Bearson remains a mystery
MOORHEAD — The killing of an 18-year-old North Dakota State University student here nearly three weeks ago remains a mystery, police say. The investigation into the death of Thomas Bearson is “very active,” but officers have “no particular information on a motive or who’s...
October 10, 2014 - 11:43pm
September 29, 2014
Mourners gather to remember Bearson
SARTELL — While authorities investigate the death of 18-year-old North Dakota State University student Thomas Bearson, about 1,250 people gathered...
September 29, 2014 - 11:26pm
September 26, 2014
NDSU says killing of Sartell student might be school’s first homicide
FARGO, N.D. — The killing of 18-year-old Thomas Bearson is believed to be the first “incident of this nature” at North Dakota State University, where Bearson was a freshman, a university official said in a statement Friday.
September 26, 2014 - 11:12pm
September 23, 2014
Video: Body believed to be missing NDSU student found
MOORHEAD – A body found here Tuesday morning is believed to be a missing North Dakota State University student. Searchers in Moorhead,...
September 23, 2014 - 2:51pm
Police search for missing NDSU student from Sartell
FARGO — Looking south of campus and in the Red River, police here expanded the search Monday for an 18-year-old North Dakota State University...
September 23, 2014 - 10:44am
Sartell City Council approves 1st permit for Verso demolition
SARTELL (AP) — The landscape in a small central Minnesota town is about to change. The new owners of the former Verso Paper mill have obtained their first permit to begin demolishing the mill and related buildings that have been shut down since May 2012 when an explosion and fire...
August 23, 2013 - 2:33pm
January 29, 2013
Verso announces buyer for closed Sartell paper mill
SARTELL (AP) — Verso Paper Corp. has announced plans to sell its fire-damaged paper mill in Sartell. Verso said Tuesday it is selling the mill to AIM Development (USA) LLC. Terms were not disclosed. The St. Cloud Times (http://on.sctimes.com/127vbfw) reports the deal was announced...
January 29, 2013 - 3:37pm
September 28, 2012
Boys soccer: Willmar, Minn., loss is its 4th straight
WILLMAR -- On a warm and still Thursday evening, it was still another agonizing loss for the Cardinals in boys soccer -- their fourth in a row...
September 28, 2012 - 9:01am
May 30, 2012
Future of Sartell, Minn., paper mill unclear after massive blaze
SARTELL (AP) -- The future of a paper mill that's one of the main employers and taxpayers in the central Minnesota town of Sartell was unclear...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am