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Minnesotan charged with decapitating another man
Blue Cross delivers major blow to health reform in Minnesota
Red Bull infantrymen prepare for deployment
Two injured when motorcycle hits deer near Lake Lillian
UPDATE: Two boys drown in Willmar's Foot Lake
Willmar's Ditmarson wins pitchers' duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers can't solve Rox pitchers
Women's Basketball: Remembering Pat Summitt
Flustered Williams advances in straight sets at Wimbledon
NBA: High school coach remembers Timberwolves’ Dunn’s accomplishments
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
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
Arthur Wayne Osmundson
Albert L. Wheeler, Jr.
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
October 26, 2012
Letter: Any other marriage is immoral
So many advertisements on the television about the marriage amendment are worded in a way that can be very confusing, especially to the elderly. The ballot will read, "Recognition of (the definition of) marriage (to be) solely between one man and one woman." The Minnesota laws are...
opinion / letters
October 26, 2012 - 8:42pm
October 25, 2011
Svea, Minn., friends have fun creating treasures out of reclaimed and tired furnishings and accents
SVEA -- Deb Krueger and Christy Swanson of Svea are friends having fun creating gifts and accessories for the home and garden out of reclaimed...
October 25, 2011 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Accident injures 2 people; Hwy. 71 closes for hours
NEW LONDON -- An accident Tuesday involving a semi and PT Cruiser sent two people to the hospital and closed U.S. Highway 71 and Kandiyohi County...
News / local
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 2, 2010
Ritchie, Swanson re-elected in Minn. SOS, AG races
MINNEAPOLIS - Mark Ritchie won a second term as secretary of state on Tuesday less than two years after steering Minnesota through its most contentious recount ever, while Democrats extended their 40-year grip on the attorney general's office with Lori Swanson's victory. A third...
News / state
November 2, 2010 - 11:31pm
November 1, 2010
For Attorney General: Lori Swanson
The Minnesota Attorney General race is between Democrat incumbent Lori Swanson and Republican challenger Chris Barden. It is a choice between Swanson's experience in the attorney general's office, as a consumer advocate as well as a watchdog or Barden's background as a successful...
opinion / editorials
November 1, 2010 - 12:50am
October 30, 2010
News / local
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Whistling from the other side of the net
Retired coaches whistle another tune when they become referees. "I never missed a call when I was coaching," quips junior college hall of fame...
sports / prep
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Kennedy opens John's Sales WILLMAR -- John Kennedy Jr. announces he has opened John's Sales, 3950 Highway 71 N.E., Willmar. The business specializes in used lawn and garden equipment and lawn tractors, new handheld products, parts for lawn and grounds care equipment and some tools. "I've...
August 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 7, 2010
Mortgage mediation bill resurfaces, with support from AG
January 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2009
Business Briefs, May 12
Ashburn joins Edward Jones WILLMAR -- Jeanne Ashburn has joined Edward Jones financial adviser Doug Kveene in his Willmar office as a second financial adviser. "I'll have all the advantages of working with an experienced investment professional while getting to know local investors,"...
May 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Weekend search for Brandon Swanson planned for western Yellow Medicine County
GRANITE FALLS -- Searchers will be combing an area near Porter in western Yellow Medicine County on both Saturday and Sunday for Brandon Swanson, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office announced on Friday. People should be aware of the searchers' presence. Brandon Swanson,...
News / region
December 12, 2008 - 10:00am
November 6, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 6
- Carlos Rivera, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of interfering with a 911 call, a gross misdemeanor As part of a plea agreement a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor for domestic abuse will be dismissed. The charges were...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
A pastor's positive example
I would like to commend Pastor Paul McCullough for everything he does for the community. His smiling face and hearty "hello" is a ministry in itself. It makes no difference which church you attend or if you attend any at all, he is always extending his hand for a shake and a kind...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am