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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
August 4, 2010
Cold Spring brewer to discontinue Gluek beer, for now
COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) -- It's the end of the line for a Minnesota beer brand that survived Prohibition. After more than 150 years of production, Cold Spring Brewing Co. has decided to discontinue the Gluek beer brand. By September, Gluek will be phased out. But vice president...
August 4, 2010 - 4:20pm
June 1, 2010
Spring festival concert
June 1, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2010
Kandiyohi County, Willmar road restrictions end Monday
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County highway spring weight restrictions will be lifted effective 12:01 a.m. on Monday. The city of Willmar also has announced that spring road restrictions in the city will be lifted Monday.
April 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Minn. corn, soy acreage expected to hold steady
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota farmers plan to plant about as much corn and soybeans as they did last year, but less wheat and sugar beets. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported today that Minnesota corn growers plan to plant an estimated 7.6 million acres, unchanged from...
March 31, 2010 - 10:56am
March 24, 2010
Out with the old
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Editorial: Be safe by the running waters of springtime
Once again, the rising river waters have spilled out of their banks in west central Minnesota and across Minnesota. The spring flood season has arrived in Minnesota. While is the water brings the joy of spring, it also brings dangers. It is a time for caution and wisdom for all. There...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 18, 2010
Paynesville man dead after ATV crash
SPRING HILL -- Wilfred Anthony Marthaler, 63, of Paynesville, died Wednesday at St. Cloud Hospital of injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle crash along 320th Avenue in Spring Hill Township. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Marthaler was...
March 18, 2010 - 11:16am
March 6, 2010
Spring road limits begin Monday in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County seasonal load restrictions begin Monday. The restrictions will be effective county-wide. Seasonal road restrictions protect roads during the eight-week spring thaw when road strength is at the low point of the year. Under new state law governing spring...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
Flooding potential remains concern
MONTEVIDEO -- A newly updated flood forecast for the Upper Minnesota River warns that the probability for flooding remains high in Montevideo. Fortunately, the updated forecast released Friday does not increase the likelihood for seeing flood levels as experienced in 1997 or 2001. The...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Two to hospital after crash northeast of Belgrade
SPRING HILL TOWNSHIP -- Two people were taken to Melrose Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday in Spring Hill Township of Stearns County. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Willie Ole Kjeldahl, 71, of Brooten,...
January 13, 2010 - 11:45am
November 14, 2009
Future of Willmar mental health hospital unknown
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County officials say the 16-bed adult mental health hospital that opened a year ago in Willmar could be closed down while...
November 14, 2009 - 12:00am
May 26, 2009
Monongalia Historical Museum Spring Festival
May 26, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Spring field work gets rolling
SUNBURG -- If he was a betting man, George Dunn would have laid money last week that fields would be too wet this week for tilling and plant...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Deputies go on weight patrol: All about the subgrade
WILLMAR -- It's just after 9 a.m. on a recent weekday, along County Road 2 just north of Atwater. Kandiyohi County Patrol Sgt. Matt Akerson turns...
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Thanks to two snow days, Willmar teachers will work two extra days; most will pack for reorganization
WILLMAR -- Teachers in Willmar will work two extra days this spring to make up for two snow days. The School Board approved extending the year two days for teachers at its meeting Monday. With about two-thirds of teachers in from kindergarten through eighth grade moving to different...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am