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Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building, no one hurt
Estimated 30 protesters remain in Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp after closure, officers monitoring
Minn. nursing facility staffer fired for theft after getting caught in sting
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
December 7, 2016
Watch the KMS Marching Saints at mass band performance at Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary
The popular KMS Marching Saints band is in Hawaii for the 75th anniversary observance of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The band will...
December 7, 2016 - 9:47am
November 30, 2016
KMS band heads for Hawaii Friday night
KERKHOVEN — At midnight Friday, 83 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School students and their chaperones will leave on the trip of a lifetime....
November 30, 2016 - 10:50pm
October 17, 2016
Records for Oct. 17
This is the records summary for Oct. 17. Arrests WILLMAR — A 49-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence...
October 17, 2016 - 12:39am
September 4, 2016
Horse and buggy accident injures man near Sunburg
SUNBURG -- Dale Fladeboe, known in the region as the “singing auctioneer” and a member of the Minnesota Auctioneers Hall of Fame, was injured...
September 4, 2016 - 12:22pm
August 22, 2016
Normal traffic resumes on Nest Lake Bridge
WILLMAR — Work on the Nest Lake Bridge was to be completed by the end of the day Monday and traffic restrictions removed. The grinding on the bridge—milling of the top surface to reduce sound—and repaving was part of a project on state Highway 9 between New London...
August 22, 2016 - 8:10pm
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
By John Aasen Sunburg The Norwegian and American flags flew all day long July 23-24 at the Aasen family Farm. The flags on either side of...
August 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
August 1, 2016
Records for Aug. 1
This is the records summary for Aug. 1 Benson man injured in Sunburg crash SUNBURG—Dustin J. Lundberg, 31, of Benson was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Lundberg was taken by Sunburg Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries,...
August 1, 2016 - 12:01am
July 31, 2016
Benson man injured in one-vehicle crash
SUNBURG -- Dustin J. Lundberg, 31, of Benson was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Lundberg was taken by Sunburg Ambulance to Rice...
July 31, 2016 - 10:11am
June 14, 2016
Sunburg comes alive for some County Line baseball
County Line League baseball is played in small towns but none quite as village-like as Sunburg (pop. about 100), in northwest Kandiyohi County....
June 14, 2016 - 2:06pm
April 15, 2016
Day In The Life: Kultur Hus
SUNBURG -- Jane Norman teaches Norwegian language classes, holds coffee discussion groups and demonstrates how to cook and bake "the Norwegian...
April 15, 2016 - 9:59am
Day in Life 2: Sunburg barber
SUNBURG -- George Carter waits for a customer at his barbershop in Sunburg. Carter has been a barber for 56 years, including 10 years in Sunburg....
April 15, 2016 - 5:59am
March 25, 2016
County, FBI work together in search for bank robber
A Kandiyohi County and FBI investigation began Thursday, just hours after a masked man with a gun robbed a Sunburg bank. Sheriff Dan Hartog said investigators are actively seeking more information about Thursday’s Lake Region Bank robbery and the suspect behind it. “We’re just...
March 25, 2016 - 11:24pm
March 24, 2016
Masked man robs Sunburg bank at gunpoint
SUNBURG -- A masked man with a gun took an undisclosed amount of cash from a Sunburg bank just before noon Thursday. The three people in...
March 24, 2016 - 7:23pm
Surveillance cameras capture image of suspect in Sunburg bank robbery
SUNBURG -- The Lake Region Bank in Sunburg was robbed at gunpoint just before noon Thursday. No one was injured, and the suspect left with...
March 24, 2016 - 5:52pm
Bank robbery reported Thursday in Sunburg
SUNBURG -- A bank robbery at the Lake Region Bank in Sunburg was reported late Thursday morning. According to an initial complaint report from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, the robbery was first reported at 11:53 a.m. at the bank at 219 Front St. in Sunburg. According...
March 24, 2016 - 3:15pm