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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Boys basketball roundup: Bluejays knock off Lancers
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
January 6, 2011
Today 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Andes Tower Hills near Alexandria 8 p.m. - Franny's Bar & Grill in Starbuck with movie sneak preview and concert; $10 cover Friday 7 to 10 p.m. - Minnewaska Area High School, Glenwood; $10 advance, $15 at door Saturday 10 a.m. - photos and autographs,...
region / community / entertainment / music
January 6, 2011 - 7:59am
October 15, 2010
Anderson campaigns despite the safety of his House seat
STARBUCK -- As Paul Anderson sat in his grain truck in Benson this week waiting to dump a load of corn, he a little left out of the flurry of campaigning going on around him. The first-term District 13B member of the House of Representatives has no opponent this year. While that's...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
Gimse, Rice appearing today in Starbuck
STARBUCK -- A forum featuring the Senate candidates from District 13 will held at 2:30 p.m. today in Starbuck. The event will be at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home, 605 Main Street in Starbuck. Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, and Willmar businessman Larry Rice, the DFL-endorsed candidate,...
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 11, 2010
Rice and Gimse will be at forum Tuesday in Starbuck
STARBUCK -- A forum featuring the senate candidates from District 13 will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Starbuck. The event will be held at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home, 605 Main Street, in Starbuck. Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, and Willmar businessman Larry Rice, the DFL-endorsed...
October 11, 2010 - 4:31pm
August 2, 2010
Norway Lake-Sunburg tops Starbuck to win Cornbelt South title
SUNBURG -- A six-run seventh inning punctuated a perfect run for Norway Lake-Sunburg through the Cornbelt North playoffs as the Lakers outslugged Starbuck 12-8 Sunday in the championship. The Lakers (8-10) will enter this weekend's Region 15C tournament in Greenwald as a No. 1 seed...
August 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 3, 2010
No opponent means some down time for regional GOP House official
STARBUCK --- Paul Anderson is hoping to get his RV off the farm yard this summer. Two years ago, when the Republican state representative from rural Starbuck was campaigning hard during his first attempt to win a seat in the Minnesota House, there was no time to go camping. But...
news / local
June 3, 2010 - 12:00am
Open water on Green, Minnewaska
SPICER -- Two of the region's largest lakes are now ice free. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported that the ice went off both Green Lake near Spicer and Lake Minnewaska between Starbuck and Glenwood on Friday. The ice-out dates for both are early, but not records. Historical...
news / region
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Mussels among topics for CRWP annual meeting
STARBUCK -- The Chippewa River Watershed Project is hosting its annual meeting at the Starbuck Community Center on Thursday, March 25. The free event begins at 5 p.m. followed by a meal at 6 p.m. and presentations at 7 p.m.
outdoors / region
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Drug bust in Starbuck nets one arrest, investigation ongoing
STARBUCK -- Pope County law enforcement officials are continuing to investigate after one person was arrested Tuesday during a drug bust in Starbuck. According to a news release from Sheriff Tom Larson, a search warrant was executed around 5:25 p.m. Tuesday at a home along John Street....
news / region
October 7, 2009 - 11:33am
July 20, 2009
Regal, Starbuck open Cornbelt North with wins
REGAL -- Chris Beier gave up a pair of runs in the second inning, then settled down and retired 17 straight batters and Regal went on to upend Paynesville 4-2 in a Cornbelt North playoff game on Sunday. Paynesville scored its runs on a walk, an Adam Miller double, an Adam Hemmesch...
July 20, 2009 - 12:01am
July 9, 2009
Hebrink homer in 8th lifts Raymond Rockets
RAYMOND -- Ryan Hebrink belted a three-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to rally Raymond to a 5-4 win over Starbuck in a non-league amateur baseball game on Wednesday night. Tied 2-2, Raymond's Tom DeBoer walked with one out and advanced on Jordan's Smith third hit of...
July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Lawmakers from across region buzz over news of gov.'s plans
WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty's announcement he will not seek a third term didn't really catch area legislators by surprise, but its timing has them buzzing. "It's a reality check for those of us in the Republican party,'' said Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck.
news / local / region
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am