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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
December 23, 2016
True meaning of Christmas lives on in a barn near Svea
SVEA — Deb Tonsfeldt can still remember the feeling that came over her the first time the Svea Lutheran Church held its Christmas Day service...
December 23, 2016 - 5:14pm
June 21, 2016
Summer solstice and Svea Sunrise at the 45th parallel
The sun rises over Svea at 5:32a.m. Tuesday, the first full day of official summer. The Summer Solstice occurred locally around 5:30 p.m. on...
June 21, 2016 - 8:57am
December 16, 2015
Kandiyohi County crash injures three
WILLMAR — Three people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a crash south of Willmar, one seriously, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Geneva...
December 16, 2015 - 8:44pm
June 9, 2015
Family to offer look at their farm this weekend as part of Dairy Days
Gene Gatewood can imagine no better place to do business. There’s something intoxicating about alfresco work, he says, the way the wind whispers...
June 9, 2015 - 3:29pm
August 7, 2014
Fundraiser hosted to help local accident victim
SVEA — When friends and family of a local man gather Saturday at Svea Lutheran Church to raise money for the purchase of rehabilitation equipment,...
August 7, 2014 - 11:20pm
May 4, 2014
Carol Anderson, left, of Willmar, works with colored paper pulp as Monica Villars observes Saturday during the annual May Day paper studio held...
May 4, 2014 - 11:13pm
May 3, 2014
Video: Paper-making at DEMO Inc.
Participants spend their two hour class time taught by instructor Monica Villars manipulating pigmented paper fibers during the annual May Day...
May 3, 2014 - 4:11pm
December 26, 2013
Video: Angels We Have Heard on High by Madison Bowen
Seven-year-old Madison Bowen of Willmar sings an a cappella version of the Christmas carol “Angels We Have Heard on High” at her grandparents...
December 26, 2013 - 5:20pm
December 25, 2013
Video: Christmas at the Tonsfeldt Barn
The annual Christmas in the Barn is held at the Dale and Debbie Tonsfeldt farm in Svea. The Christmas Day event offered a chance to experience...
December 25, 2013 - 11:59am
October 3, 2013
Svea woman gets probation for theft of lottery tickets
WILLMAR — Janice Marie Wadsworth, 60, of Svea, was sentenced Wednesday to 75 days in jail and 10 years of probation on a felony charge of state lottery fraud for stealing thousands of dollars in lottery tickets from her employer. As part of her sentence handed down by District...
October 3, 2013 - 11:39pm
August 28, 2013
Svea, Minn., woman enters plea to lotto ticket theft charge
WILLMAR — Janice Marie Wadsworth, 59, of Svea, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of state lottery fraud for stealing more than $29,000 in lottery tickets from her employer. As part of the plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, another felony for...
August 28, 2013 - 11:35pm
January 10, 2013
Svea, Minn., woman allegedly took $29K in lotto tickets
WILLMAR — Janice Marie Wadsworth, 59, of Svea, made her first court appearance Wednesday on two felony charges of theft and state lottery fraud for allegedly stealing more than $29,000 in lottery tickets from her employer. Wadsworth was released on her personal recognizance. Her...
January 10, 2013 - 11:16pm
January 20, 2012
Clara City approves natural gas franchise for Dooley's; company to develop system also serving large area south and west of Willmar
CLARA CITY -- City council members in Clara City unanimously approved a franchise agreement that will bring natural gas service to the community by the end of the year. Council members met in a special meeting Friday afternoon to approve the franchise for Dooley's Petroleum of Murdock,...
January 20, 2012 - 4:36pm
October 15, 2011
Klobuchar says rural Minnesota boasts innovation in ag, energy
BENSON -- Sen.
October 15, 2011 - 12:00am
November 29, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 29. Accidents SVEA -- A motorist sustained minor injuries Friday afternoon when his vehicle left the road and crashed into a stand of trees at Kandiyohi County roads 3 and 11 just north of Svea. Authorities said he may have passed out before...
November 29, 2010 - 12:00am