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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 13, 2010
NLS increases fees for student activities
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board raised participation fees Monday for student activities, but did not raise school lunch or event admission fees. Student activity fees will be $100 per sport for high school students and $75 per sport for middle school participants...
July 13, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Commentary: Take the student loans biz off welfare
When the government hands money to poor people, that's welfare, Republicans say. That's taking money from productive taxpayers and encouraging dependency, they assert. But when corporations get taxpayer handouts, that's not welfare in the GOP book of rhetoric. Take away a company's...
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
U of M student shot outside dorm Monday night
MINNEAPOLIS - A University of Minnesota student was shot and wounded on campus Monday night. Campus Police Chief Greg Hestness says the shooting happened outside Centennial Hall. The freshman student was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. His condition wasn't immediately known. Hestness...
January 26, 2010 - 8:03am
January 5, 2010
NDSU student lucky to survive cold, mother says
DeAnn Eichelberger knew something was wrong with her son when the former high school hockey player tried to give her directions to pick him up...
January 5, 2010 - 9:18am
October 31, 2009
Woman charged with allegedly stealing $39K from Lutheran Social Service
WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Litchfield woman made her first court appearance Thursday on a single felony theft charge for allegedly stealing $39,516.99 intended to help students pay school expenses. Jessica Beth Kruger is charged in Kandiyohi County District Court with stealing the...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Youth's death determined to be accidental drowning
GRANITE FALLS -- Drowning was officially determined to be the cause of death for the 10-year-old boy who was pulled from the pool at the Kilowatt Community Center in Granite Falls on April 3. Eddie Armando Ojer Barrios, of Montevideo, had been pulled from about seven feet of water...
May 4, 2009 - 5:03pm
April 6, 2009
Updated: Law enforcement are still reviewing Montevideo fourth-grader's drowning death
Updated 12:40 p.m.
April 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 5, 2009
Montevideo 4th-grader dies after swimming mishap
A Montevideo fourth-grader has died following a swimming mishap Friday afternoon during a class outing. The Montevideo School District issued a statement this afternoon saying that Eddie Ojer died at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The youngster had been flown by helicopter...
April 5, 2009 - 3:07pm
March 6, 2009
NLS, Russell's reach tentative agreement on bus contract
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School District and Russell's Bus Service reached a tentative agreement Monday regarding the district's transportation...
March 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 22, 2009
Red Lake officials removed student with rifle on bus
RED LAKE, Minn. - School officials in Red Lake say a student was detained after he was found to be carried a concealed unloaded rifle on the bus. The bus was bound for Red Lake Elementary School.
February 22, 2009 - 6:55am
January 16, 2009
Letter: Caring and helping year round
At 8:40 a.m. Tuesday as I waited to turn onto County Road 5 to go to work, I noticed someone walking up the hill towards me. Remember, it was 20 below. I also noticed a number of people who drove by, looking right at this person. It obviously was a student headed to the college as...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
NLS School Board predicts levy increase for 2009
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday certified a preliminary 2009 levy of $3,270,214. Business manager Barb Gjerde presented a 31-page report to the school board Monday depicting an $83,007 -- or 2.6 percent -- increase over the 2008 levy. Gjerde said increasing...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am