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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
November 21, 2016
Parts of Minnesota remain without power following winter storm
One of more than 3,000 Northland customers still without power on a 10 degree Sunday morning, Cook’s Elbow Lake Lodge was getting by with generators....
November 21, 2016 - 10:18am
November 18, 2016
Thousands without power in west central Minn.
WILLMAR — An estimated 4,000 to 5,000 customers with the Kandiyohi Power Cooperative are without power this morning due to the winter storm....
November 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
October 31, 2016
Remembering the Halloween Blizzard of 1991
It started snowing on Halloween night and didn’t stop for four days. The Halloween Blizzard. The Megastorm. The big one. Thundersnow and gale-force...
October 31, 2016 - 6:54am
October 20, 2016
WILLMAR— Two juniors stole the show on Senior Night, as the Willmar football team played its most complete game of the season. Donald Jurek...
October 20, 2016 - 12:13am
October 6, 2016
Nevarez closes in on scoring record in Cardinal rout
WILLMAR— Playing in his final Central Lakes Conference soccer game, Jesus Nevarez went out with a bang Thursday. The senior scored six...
October 6, 2016 - 11:38pm
September 9, 2016
Severe weather tears off roofs, damages new solar array at Camp Ripley
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota...
September 9, 2016 - 9:50am
September 7, 2016
Disaster aid coming to Chippewa, Yellow Medicine counties and Upper Sioux
ST. PAUL—Disaster aid will be on its way to Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community, Gov. Mark Dayton announced...
September 7, 2016 - 7:55pm
August 29, 2016
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO, Norway -- A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.Dead animals...
August 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 11, 2016
Despite rain and mud, most county fair activities on schedule
WILLMAR -- Rain shut down some activities at the Kandiyohi County Fair Wednesday night, and crews were smoothing out muddy ruts on the Willmar...
August 11, 2016 - 11:45pm
More than 9 inches of rain floods Olivia
OLIVIA – Residents in Olivia are beginning the process of draining out their basements and city staff is continuing the clean-up process after...
August 11, 2016 - 12:07pm
Willmar residents being asked to limit water use
WILLMAR -- Residents of Willmar are being asked to limit their water use after 8.5 to over 10 inches of rain fell on the city yesterday and overnight....
August 11, 2016 - 7:51am
July 21, 2016
Cleanup well underway after substantial storm damage in Granite Falls, Montevideo
GRANITE FALLS -- After major storms hit western Minnesota on Saturday, the cities of Granite Falls and Montevideo were tasked with cleaning up...
July 21, 2016 - 9:05pm
Update: 2 campers dead in Boundary Waters storms
Two Boundary Waters campers were killed during overnight storms that ripped through northern Minnesota. Duluth has widespread tree damage. St....
July 21, 2016 - 10:24am
Severe storm takes toll on a swath of Minnesota
Severe thunderstorms roared through parts of the Northland like a hurricane early Thursday, downing trees and power lines across the region....
July 21, 2016 - 7:18am