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Update: Mega Millions winning tickets sold in California, Georgia, lottery officials say
Industry group says mortgage applications fall in latest week
Winning ticket sold in California for Mega Millions lottery: official
City Council gives conditional approval to KEC liquor license
Positive review for Kandiyohi County Administrator
Girls Hockey: Willmar rallies to snap Mankato West's win streak
Boys Hockey: Sauk Rapids scores with 5 seconds left to beat Cardinals
Boys Basketball: Benson slips past BOLD in key WCS battle
Girls Basketball: Cardinals throttle Brainerd
Wild cool off Canucks in shootout
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
Rebranding, renovation gives Rice Home Medical a whole new look
General Motors to invest $1.3 billion in five U.S. plants
Snowstorm unlikely to hurt holiday sales, analysts say
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
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Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
November 16, 2012
Willmar man gets 41 months in prison for Holiday station robbery
WILLMAR -- Mohamed Ahmed Jama, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 41 months in prison on a felony charge of first-degree aggravated robbery for robbing the Holiday Station along Litchfield Avenue Southwest during the early morning hours of July 18. As part of his sentence...
news / local
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2012
Willmar man pleads to charge for Holiday station robbery
WILLMAR -- Mohamed Ahmed Jama, 20, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of first-degree aggravated robbery for robbing the Holiday Station along Litchfield Avenue Southwest during the early morning hours of July 18. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi...
news / local
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 5, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., hoping to move lift station
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members in Granite Falls are watching the debate in the state Capitol over the bonding bill in hopes that flood mitigation monies are made available. Council members this week authorized a feasibility study for moving a wastewater treatment plant lift...
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2011
Teen arrested in Meeker County Transfer station burglary
LITCHFIELD -- A 17-year-old male suspect is under arrest in connection with a burglary at the Meeker County Transfer Station in Forest City Township. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, his department was called around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The front office window...
news / region
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm
November 8, 2010
Library of Congress traveling exhibit coming to Willmar for two-day stint this week
WILLMAR -- The Library of Congress will be bringing its 18-wheeler, traveling exhibition to Willmar this week. The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
news / local / entertainment
November 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Minnesota River's sediment load growing
WILLMAR -- Like a stuck accelerator pedal, we've speeded up the delivery of sediment to Lake Pepin so that it will fill up in a mere 300 or so years, instead of the 3,600 years that natural processes would have required. We've pointed the finger of blame largely at farm fields in...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Benson gas station burns, fire marshal investigating
BENSON -- The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed Kelly's Convenience Store along U.S. Highway 12 East in Benson. According to Benson Fire Chief Mark Schreck, the department was dispatched to the store around 2 a.m. Wednesday. The...
news / region
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 31, 2009
Walt's service station sold
WILLMAR -- Longtime Willmar businessman Walt Gislason has sold his gas station, convenience store, car wash and oil change business at the corner of First Street and Willmar Avenue South to four employees and another local business owner. The business was bought by Mike Brown, owner...
news / local / business
August 31, 2009 - 7:22pm
October 21, 2008
Police investigating armed robbery in gas station parking lot
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police are asking anyone with information about a Saturday night armed robbery in the Super America parking lot to contact the department at 320-235-2244. The case remains under investigation. According to a news release from Sgt. Michael Anderson, the department...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am