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USDA expects corn and soybean production to set new record highs
Potential tragedy averted in shooting at Minnesota apartment
10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
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
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
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
Gary G. Glein
Carol J. Hansen
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
May 5, 2016
Student hospitalized after being hit by school bus
ST. PAUL — A child is in critical condition after being struck by a school bus in St. Paul Thursday morning, police said. The incident happened around 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Dale Street, St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders said. The student was...
May 5, 2016 - 9:55pm
December 7, 2015
Man faces felony charge for striking bus this summer in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — The driver of a vehicle that crossed the centerline and crashed into a school bus transporting young Head Start students on...
December 7, 2015 - 9:42pm
October 22, 2015
Survey finds increase in drivers not stopping for school bus stop arms
ST. PAUL — A survey by the Minnesota State Patrol has found children are increasingly being put at risk as they enter and exit school buses by motorists who fail to yield to stop arms. The one-day study conducted in April showed a 65 percent increase in stop arm violations compared...
October 22, 2015 - 10:46pm
July 13, 2015
School bus crash on U.S. Highway 212 injures 16
GRANITE FALLS — A school bus and Kia Soul collided head-on Monday morning on U.S. Highway 212 east of Granite Falls, injuring 16 people, including...
July 13, 2015 - 11:04pm
Injuries reported as result of school bus collision near Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS – A collision between a school bus and another vehicle was reported around 7 a.m. this morning along Highway 212 east of Granite...
July 13, 2015 - 10:09am
May 20, 2015
Willmar man injured in collision with school bus
COLD SPRING -- A Willmar man was injured in a collision with a school bus reported at 2:30 p.m. today along Minnesota Highway 23 in Cold Spring. No children were on the bus. Brian P. Mundahl, 26, of Willmar, was reportedly traveling westbound in a Pontiac Grand Prix on Highway...
May 20, 2015 - 5:29pm
March 3, 2015
Sun pads blizzard’s punch
Take that, Punxsutawney Phil. After a blizzard warning didn’t quite yield the hazardous conditions expected, it looks like Minnesota and the...
March 3, 2015 - 10:54pm
February 26, 2015
Truck driver who passed school bus sentenced to year in jail, two years of probation
WILLMAR — The truck driver alleged to have frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right in May was sentenced Wednesday to one year in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Allen Howard Morris, 48, of Apple Valley, was convicted of gross misdemeanor passing a school bus...
February 26, 2015 - 11:14pm
January 8, 2015
Truck driver pleads guilty to illegally passing school bus
WILLMAR— The driver of a truck alleged to have frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right in May 2014 will be sentenced Feb. 25 in Kandiyohi County District Court. The sentencing date was set after Allen Howard Morris, 48, of Apple Valley pleaded guilty...
January 8, 2015 - 8:15pm
January 7, 2015
Not too cool for school
Willmar schools started two hours late due to cold weather: The mercury read minus-8 degrees and the wind chill was minus-27. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa,...
January 7, 2015 - 10:30pm
January 6, 2015
Morning update: Bus driver ID'd in fatal crash in N.D.
LARIMORE, N.D. — A bus returning students home after school here Monday struck a westbound train, killing the driver, 62-year-old Max Danner, and a 17-year-old girl.
January 6, 2015 - 10:45am
January 5, 2015
Updated 11 P.M. Tuesday: Two dead, multiple injuries when BNSF Railway train hit school bus in N.D.
Two people died and multiple were injured after an elementary school bus and a train collided just east of Larimore just before 4 p.m. Monda...
January 5, 2015 - 5:15pm
December 1, 2014
NLS school bus crashes Monday morning
NEW LONDON -- Students on their way to New London-Spicer schools Monday morning were involved in a collision south of New London. A school bus and Chevy Impala reportedly collided around 7:30 a.m. at an uncontrolled intersection in the 7500 block of 158th Avenue, Kandiyohi County...
December 1, 2014 - 11:14pm
School bus accident reported in New London
NEW LONDON -- A crash involving a school bus and another vehicle was reported around 7:35 a.m. Monday south of New London. While 26 children were on board at the time of the accident, no injuries were reported and the children were transported to school by a different bus, according...
December 1, 2014 - 10:57am
September 10, 2014
Man makes first court appearance for passing school bus on right
WILLMAR — The Apple Valley truck driver who allegedly frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right — and nearly missing the teenager while she was waiting to board the school bus — made his first appearance on misdemeanor charges Wednesday in Kandiyohi...
September 10, 2014 - 11:16pm