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Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
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
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Connie Lee Ulferts (aka Key Carelli)
Will: A 'slush fund' by any other name
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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
August 28, 2016
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
SPICER -- A 38-year-old Lake Lillian man was arrested early Sunday after people at Zorbaz restaurant allegedly witnessed him firing a gun as...
August 28, 2016 - 7:15pm
August 24, 2016
Video: How to drive in NLS construction zone
Construction that's underway at the New London-Spicer School High School/Middle School will create challenges for student drivers and parents...
August 24, 2016 - 7:09am
August 23, 2016
NLS breaks ground on $20.6 million project
NEW LONDON—Among the hard-hat-wearing, gold-shovel-wielding officials lined up Monday to break ground on the $20.6 million construction...
August 23, 2016 - 7:44pm
Bringing back the prairie
SPICER—With 500 acres of land in need of continual maintenance, there will be plenty of projects for volunteers to work on during a one-day...
August 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
August 17, 2016
NLS schools building project ready to go
NEW LONDON—Even though the official groundbreaking ceremony for New London-Spicer School District's $20.6 million construction project...
August 17, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 14, 2016
Missouri man faces false reporting charge for alleging he was robbed outside Zorbaz in Spicer
SPICER—A 20-year-old Missouri man originally told authorities he had been robbed outside the Spicer Zorbaz restaurant by two men on skateboards...
August 14, 2016 - 7:25pm
August 12, 2016
NLS awards most construction contracts for $20.6M project
NEW LONDON—A majority of the contracts to build a performing arts auditorium and gym at the high school and a new cafeteria/auditorium and two classrooms at the elementary school were approved this week by the New London-Spicer School Board. Groundbreaking for the $20.6 million...
August 12, 2016 - 11:08pm
NLS decides against allowing Glacial Lakes State Trail segment on school property
NEW LONDON—A proposed plan to route a new segment of the Glacial Lakes State Trail through property owned by the New London-Spicer School...
August 12, 2016 - 10:17pm
Kandiyohi County, DNR ramping up aquatic invasive species fight
SPICER - A third watercraft decontamination unit is on its way to Kandiyohi County, and more watercraft inspectors too. There will be more frequent...
August 12, 2016 - 10:06pm
August 5, 2016
Zebra mussels infest Lake Florida
SPICER—Zebra mussels now infest a second, popular recreational lake in Kandiyohi County. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
August 5, 2016 - 7:34pm
August 3, 2016
After hoverboard sparks home fire, displaced family offers stern warning
SPICER—Joel Paffrath never thought his son's hoverboard could do any harm. But after it sparked a fire that destroyed his rural Spicer...
August 3, 2016 - 7:09pm
July 27, 2016
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
NEW LONDON -- A long row of manilla envelopes lined a table in the New London-Spicer cafeteria Tuesday afternoon as bids were opened on 37 different...
July 27, 2016 - 11:50pm