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County Road 23 to open Wednesday east of Willmar
Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack
Stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate procedural vote
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate
Abandoned Minnesota mine shaft becomes a bass hideout
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
September 26, 2016
Records for Sept. 26
Accidents LITCHFIELD—The drivers of two vehicles escaped injury in a rear-end collision Saturday morning in Meeker County. According to...
September 26, 2016 - 6:38am
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
On Sept. 15, about 9:45 p.m., my wife, Kathryn, and I were returning home from a family visitation. Approximately six miles east of New London...
September 26, 2016 - 1:00am
September 21, 2016
NLS High School student reportedly stopped, searched by fake law enforcement officer
WILLMAR -- A teen driver was reportedly stopped on State Highway 23 on Tuesday night by a man posing as a law enforcement officer, authorities...
September 21, 2016 - 3:17pm
September 20, 2016
Willmar man recounts St. Cloud stabbing
It was a matter of seconds and small decisions. If Ryan Schliep, of Willmar, and his girlfriend, Jaylynn Patzoldt, of Spicer, had found the...
September 20, 2016 - 9:56pm
September 19, 2016
Spicer driver in crash that killed New London cyclist pleads guilty
WILLMAR—Just one day before his case was set for jury trial in Kandiyohi County District Court, a Spicer driver pleaded guilty to one...
September 19, 2016 - 6:11pm
Spicer man and Litchfield girl injured in motorcycle crash
LITCHFIELD -- A Spicer man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in Meeker County when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a dirt...
September 19, 2016 - 9:13am
Lakeside Self Storage opens near Spicer
SPICER—Lakeside Self Storage of Spicer, owned by Ray and Beth Yakimchuk, is now open and offering climate-controlled storage. The business,...
September 19, 2016 - 8:37am
September 16, 2016
Lawsuit: Driver who struck, killed cyclist 'almost certainly distracted'
WILLMAR—New documents filed in a wrongful death lawsuit suggest a Spicer driver deleted phone records before a forensic examination of...
September 16, 2016 - 9:36pm
NLS hears proposal for aeroponics system
NEW LONDON—A patented process to produce vegetables with an aeroponics method that was developed by a 1987 New London-Spicer graduate could...
September 16, 2016 - 4:25pm
September 11, 2016
Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge
Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge
September 11, 2016 - 9:17pm
September 2, 2016
Heritage Exteriors purchases House Doctor
SPICER—Keith Palmquist and Jason Quade of Heritage Exteriors & Restoration purchased The House Doctor from Jeff Ackerson on Aug. 10. The...
September 2, 2016 - 9:10am
August 31, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in...
August 31, 2016 - 8:56pm
August 30, 2016
Letter: Governor should call special session
Someone needs to explain to me why our elected governor failed to call a special legislative session to complete the work that was supposed to be finished during the regular legislative session? When I was a kid, I had chores. When I failed to get my chores done, my mother or father...
August 30, 2016 - 6:37pm
August 29, 2016
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
WILLMAR -- A Kerkhoven couple was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital and three others were also injured after a three-vehicle crash Monday...
August 29, 2016 - 11:41am
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
I am currently a dietetics intern working my way towards becoming a registered dietitian nutritionist. I have been doing my internship rotations locally and am woefully shocked with the lack of education parents have in regards to appropriate feeding practices for their infants....
August 29, 2016 - 1:51am