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Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Records published Aug. 26
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
Milestones launching in September
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
April 1, 2016
Sauk Rapids man sentenced in Spicer meth case
WILLMAR — A November 2014 CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force investigation at a Spicer home led to the arrest of Bradley Cordell Hopkins, 49, of Sauk Rapids. On Thursday, Hopkins was sentenced in Kandiyohi County District Court to 90 days’ jail time and 10 years of probation for...
April 1, 2016 - 11:23pm
March 21, 2016
A chilly way to ring in spring
Despite there still being ice on some parts of the lake, five area men to take to the gelid waters of Green Lake on Saturday for some wakesurfing...
March 21, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 17, 2016
Lake ice piles up in Spicer
It is just one more crazy event to occur on the lake this winter, such as water skiing on Christmas Day. Driven by a westerly breeze, mounds...
March 17, 2016 - 7:43pm
March 15, 2016
NLS considers transgender policy
NEW LONDON — A proposed policy to provide a safe learning environment for transgender and gender nonconforming students got its first reading this week at the New London-Spicer School Board meeting. But some community members say they hope a second reading — and a vote on the...
March 15, 2016 - 11:45pm
March 2, 2016
Records published March 2
This is the records summary for March 2. Marijuana plants GLENWOOD — A Feb. 25 West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force search warrant led to the discovery of 159 marijuana plants in an apparent marijuana growing operation, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...
March 2, 2016 - 12:41am
February 24, 2016
NLS board OKs schematic design of building project
NEW LONDON — The initial design of a $21.6 million building project in the New London-Spicer School District was approved Monday. Architects from the DeVetter Design Group presented the schematic drawings for a 650-seat performing arts auditorium and two-court gym at the high school/middle...
February 24, 2016 - 11:31pm
February 23, 2016
NLS school board discusses education issues with lawmakers
NEW LONDON — A shortage of K-12 grade teachers, a threat of losing the ability to offer college-level classes and 3-1/2-hour standardized reading...
February 23, 2016 - 11:27pm
February 18, 2016
UPDATE: State Patrol releases the names of two people killed in Spicer crash
SPICER - Two people who survived an initial crash Wednesday night near Spicer were killed when they were struck by a third vehicle as they were...
February 18, 2016 - 6:38am
Records published Feb. 18
This is the records summary for Feb. 18: Drugs found in Madison MADISON — The Lac Qui Parle Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants Tuesday at a residence and storage unit in Madison. As a result of the search, officers seized drugs and stolen property. A 52-year-old Madison...
February 18, 2016 - 12:02am
February 17, 2016
One dies in Spicer crash
The Minnesota State Patrol reported around 9 p.m. Wednesday that it responded to a fatal crash on Minnesota Highway 23 at North Shore Drive in Spicer. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Please check back for further details.
February 17, 2016 - 10:35pm
February 15, 2016
Soil tests begin for hotel project at Little Crow Country Club
NEW LONDON — Soil borings were conducted last week at the Little Crow Country Club near New London as part of a process to determine if the...
February 15, 2016 - 11:24pm
February 14, 2016
NLS considers bringing FACS classes back
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board may bring back the family and consumer sciences program, which teaches kids various life skills, such as money management, cooking and child development. It was cut from the curriculum last year. Recent student surveys indicate NLS...
February 14, 2016 - 11:53pm
Sleigh and Ski Fest offers outdoor fun
Horse-team drivers provided a ride in the fresh snow for passengers Sunday at the 3rd annual Sleigh and Ski Fest at the Prairie Woods Environmental...
February 14, 2016 - 11:23pm
February 8, 2016
'Behind-the-scenes' guy in Kandiyohi County snowmobile racing story getting his due
SPICER - A black dirt farmer from Kandiyohi County is about to be recognized for what he has accomplished when white powder covers the landscape,...
February 8, 2016 - 9:03am
February 3, 2016
Spicer man convicted of bypassing his electricity meter
WILLMAR — Some people will do anything to save on electricity costs. A Spicer man has been convicted of bypassing his electricity meter to obtain over $10,000 worth of electricity, without paying for it, over four years. Terry Dean Johnson, 67, pleaded guilty last month to a felony...
February 3, 2016 - 11:08pm