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UPDATE: Man's decapitation apparently in retaliation for alleged rape
Family of rural New London man restores his classic muscle car
Landmark Minnesota restaurant reduced to ashes
Girls pleaded for their lives in Texas before being gunned down by mother
Burial to take place at 2 p.m. for Willmar boys who drowned in Foot Lake
Willmar's Ditmarson wins pitchers' duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers can't solve Rox pitchers
Women's Basketball: Remembering Pat Summitt
Flustered Williams advances in straight sets at Wimbledon
NBA: High school coach remembers Timberwolves’ Dunn’s accomplishments
Children’s production on stage at The Barn this weekend
Comedy production opens Thursday in New London
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
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
Arthur Wayne Osmundson
Albert L. Wheeler, Jr.
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Sibley State Park
April 1, 2014
House bonding proposal funds Glacial Lakes Trail extension
NEW LONDON — Funds for connecting the Glacial Lakes Trail in New London to Sibley State Park are included in the $975 million bonding bill unveiled in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Tuesday. The Minnesota Parks and Trails Council reported that the House bonding bill...
News / local
April 1, 2014 - 11:05pm
November 16, 2013
After more than a generation defining what a state park naturalist should be, Dick Clayton prepares to pass torch
For more than a generation, Dick Clayton has defined for us what a park naturalist should be. Soon, it will be someone else’s turn. Dick...
Life / outdoors
November 16, 2013 - 1:01am
October 19, 2013
Bonding tour includes look at proposed extension of Glacial Lakes Trail
NEW LONDON — A proposal to extend the Glacial Lakes Recreational Trail from New London to Sibley State Park appears to be gaining traction. Eight...
News / region
October 19, 2013 - 5:30am
October 13, 2013
Senate committee will hear pitch for regional bonding projects this week
WILLMAR — The Senate Capital Investment Committee will be in west central Minnesota this week to hear proposals for more than $22 million in bonding requests for the 2014 bonding bill. Those projects include a proposal to extend the Glacial Lakes State Trail from New London...
News / local
October 13, 2013 - 11:18pm
October 5, 2013
Changing colors: Yellows, oranges, reds provide spectacular backdrop in west central Minnesota
From soft golden yellows to bright, brilliant reds, fall colors have begun to appear in west central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota...
Life / extra
October 5, 2013 - 7:00am
August 28, 2013
Bicyclists to tour area this weekend
NEW LONDON — A group of bicyclists will be touring the area over the Labor Day weekend from their base at Sibley State Park. Participants in the Parks and Trails Council of Minnesota’s ninth annual Bike Minnesota tour will be visiting Sunburg, Spicer, New London, Paynesville...
News / local
August 28, 2013 - 11:40pm
March 24, 2013
Video: Maple Syrup Program at Sibley Park
Dick Clayton, Sibley State Park naturalist, explains how to tap a maple tree and turn the tree sap into maple syrup during a program at the park....
News / local
March 24, 2013 - 4:49pm
December 18, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., tourism could see benefits from possible expansion of Sibley State Park
WILLMAR — Word Tuesday that preliminary negotiations are under way for the potential purchase of 153 acres of land west of New London to possibly expand Sibley State Park was exciting news for the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. “A mighty lucky county” is how Commissioner...
News / local
December 18, 2012 - 11:11pm
November 21, 2012
Hunting: Sibley State Park closes for deer hunt Saturday, Sunday
The Minnesota DNR will shut down Sibley State Park to visitors during the special resource management deer hunt this Saturday and Sunday. The...
sports / outdoors
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2010
Making Maple Syrup at Sibley State Park
Dick Clayton, a naturalist at Sibley State Park located near New London, Minnesota explains the process of making maple syrup from the sap of...
March 14, 2010 - 6:33pm