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Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from disease
Northern ND farmer’s son, 3, dies after falling out of tractor cab, run over by tires
Susie Island transferred to Grand Portage Band
City pulls the plug on Kandi Rapper show due to rules violations
Southwest Minnesota company building homes for hurricane victims
Wild thrilled Mikko Koivu keeping 'flag in the ground' three more years
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek looks like he belongs. Now he's ready to make an impact.
Quigley finding success thanks to directional punting, exceptional Vikings gunners
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Sylvia M. Gunderson
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
June 22, 2010
Employers consider policies for social networking
FARGO, N.D. -- Jeff DeLoss, a business analyst at Noridian Administrative Services in Fargo, N.D., can't log on to Facebook at his work computer. Company policy does not allow access to social networking sites on company time. "I guess I don't mind it," he said about the policy,...
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
New London considers adopting social host ordinance
NEW LONDON -- The New London City Council is considering adopting an ordinance that would hold adults responsible for hosting parties where alcohol is provided to underage individuals. Representatives from New London will be attending a meeting Monday with representatives from Kandiyohi...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Woman pleads to lowered theft charge for taking money from Lutheran Social Service
WILLMAR -- Jessica Beth Kruger, 29, of Litchfield, pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony theft charge for taking $39,516.99 intended to help students pay school expenses from Lutheran Social Service in Willmar. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, she paid...
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Prom season is an alert for adults to not provide alcohol to those who are underage
ST. PAUL -- As prom season ramps up for high schools, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding parents, teens and others of the dangers of underage drinking, and the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors. A number of communities, Willmar included, have adopted...
April 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 16, 2010
American Opinion - On Social Security spending the U.S.:
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: By The Associated Press On Social Security spending in the U.S.: As if Americans didn't have enough scary evidence that out-of-control federal debt and the sputtering economy pose a grave threat to prosperity,...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
February 22, 2010
LSS considers former John's Supper Club for office space
WILLMAR -- Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is examining the potential acquisition and rehabilitation of the John's Supper Club building...
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 31, 2009
Woman charged with allegedly stealing $39K from Lutheran Social Service
WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Litchfield woman made her first court appearance Thursday on a single felony theft charge for allegedly stealing $39,516.99 intended to help students pay school expenses. Jessica Beth Kruger is charged in Kandiyohi County District Court with stealing the...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Editorial: Seniors will need 2010 plan for bonus
Seniors in west central Minnesota and the rest of the U.S. are facing a tough 2010 without any cost-of-living adjustments, according to an announcement Thursday by the Social Security Administration. Social Security recipients have since 1975 received a cost-of-living increase tied...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Carriers will take frozen meals on wheels to handful of county residents
WILLMAR -- There are some elderly or disabled residents who live so far off the beaten path in rural Kandiyohi County that volunteer drivers with the local meals-on-wheels program are unable to drive there. As a result, some of those vulnerable adults have gone without meals for...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2009
Drug charges dismissed against county social worker
WILLMAR -- Drug charges against a Kandiyohi County social worker have been dismissed for lack of probable cause. His job with the county, however, still remains in limbo. Kent Ames Boyd, 51, of Willmar had been charged with a felony count of controlled substance crime in the fifth...
July 25, 2009 - 12:00am
July 14, 2009
By The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On Social Security: Earlier in this recession, big government supporters smugly pointed to the troubled stock market as proof that George W. Bush was wrong to push for privatization of...
July 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 10, 2009
Program expands services to veterans, military families in rural areas of Minnesota
WILLMAR -- A new program that expands services to Minnesota veterans and their families has been launched in rural Minnesota. It brings case management, outreach and followup to veterans and military families to help them deal with issues ranging from depression to family dynamics...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Ordinance holds host accountable for underage drinking
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has approved a "social host'' ordinance that prohibits a person from hosting an event or gathering where alcohol is present and possessed or consumed by persons under 21 years of age. Under the ordinance, a person could be charged with a misdemeanor...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am