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Records published July 29
Work continues on Willmar's Minnesota Avenue
Parishioners salvage items from fire-damaged Sacred Heart church
Eden Valley woman injured in crash with tractor
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Alice M. Anderson
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sibley State Park
May 5, 2016
Sibley State Park offers more camping opportunities
NEW LONDON — Campers will now have even more overnight options at Sibley State Park following a project to upgrade Oakridge Campground, according...
May 5, 2016 - 9:54pm
April 7, 2016
Dave Lais honored as a 'champion' for Sibley State Park, our natural resources
Jack Nelson, manager of Sibley State Park, had known for a long time that one of his predecessors, Dave Lais, was one of the most respected park...
April 7, 2016 - 9:32pm
December 14, 2015
Minnesota cuts back at less popular state parks
WILLMAR — Lucy Tokheim is not among those celebrating this December’s wimpy weather. She is an avid cross country skier waiting for snow...
December 14, 2015 - 12:30am
September 7, 2015
Slide Show: Ending summer at Lake Andrew in Sibley State Park
With the temperature at 86 Sunday afternoon of Labor Day weekend, Lake Andrew provided relief and plenty of fun. A late afternoon downpour dropped...
September 7, 2015 - 8:12am
September 2, 2015
Mount Tom lookout remains closed
NEW LONDON — Ever since the 2015 camping season started in May, the popular upper level of the Mount Tom observatory at Sibley State Park has...
September 2, 2015 - 11:35pm
July 9, 2015
Sibley State Park to host overnighter
NEW LONDON — Learn to camp or refresh rusty outdoor skills during an overnight I Can Camp program Aug. 8 and 9 at Sibley State Park near New London. This family-oriented program will be led by experienced instructors from Conservation Corps Minnesota. Basic camping and outdoor...
July 9, 2015 - 11:20pm
June 29, 2015
Bike Club flies through Spicer
Arlene Orton of Owatonna, from left, Diana Hering of Waterville and Joy Zimmerman of Faribault pedal into Spicer Monday morning. The three members...
June 29, 2015 - 10:24pm
April 15, 2015
New naturalist joins Sibley State Park
NEW LONDON — Sibley State Park will host an open house next week as an opportunity to meet the new full-time naturalist, Kelsey Olson. The open house will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the interpretive center. Refreshments will be served and information provided on the state’s...
April 15, 2015 - 7:48pm
April 6, 2015
Farm purchased by grassroots organization eventually will be sold to Sibley State Park
NEW LONDON — A 155-acre stretch of rolling grassland alongside U.S. Highway 71 near New London has been purchased by a grassroots organization...
April 6, 2015 - 12:08am
March 20, 2015
Naturalist position returning to Sibley, with help from Legacy funds
NEW LONDON — Sibley State Park ranks as one of the state’s most popular, but that has not spared it from the effects of budget trimming. When...
March 20, 2015 - 11:27pm
February 12, 2015
Man arrested Wednesday following high-speed chase near Sibley State Park
NEW LONDON -- A man reportedly led a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase Wednesday evening near Sibley State Park. The sheriff's office received report around 7 p.m. Wednesday of a suspicious person parked for several hours in the 3000 block of Kandiyohi County...
February 12, 2015 - 10:16am
January 2, 2015
Sibley designated ‘destination’ park
NEW LONDON — With well over 200,000 visitors a year, there’s little doubt that Sibley State Park is a southern Minnesota destination when...
January 2, 2015 - 11:20pm
October 28, 2014
NLS approves trail extension
NEW LONDON — A new partnership has been forged between the New London-Spicer School District and the state Department of Natural Resources that advances a project to extend the Glacial Lakes State Trail through school property. The NLS School Board unanimously approved the cooperative...
October 28, 2014 - 11:58pm
May 23, 2014
Bonding bill includes $1.3 million for Glacial Lakes Trail extension
NEW LONDON — Now the work can begin in earnest to develop a five-mile extension of the Glacial Lakes Trail connecting New London and Sibley State Park. The bonding bill recently signed by Gov. Mark Dayton includes a $1,299,000 appropriation to make the trail extension possible. The...
May 23, 2014 - 2:00am
Naturalist to be hired for the season to host Sibley State Park programs
NEW LONDON — A park naturalist will again be leading programs at Sibley State Park this summer season. The park is currently considering applicants for a seasonal naturalist position at the park, according to Gary Bullemer, assistant manager of the park. The naturalist position...
May 23, 2014 - 2:00am