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Man dies after falling through ice with grandson
U.S. attorney general: Ferguson policies targeted blacks, created toxic environment
North Dakotan troopers find 136 pounds of pot, arrest two
Few southwest Minnesota lakes, rivers swimmable
NBA: Nuggets top Timberwolves
Boys basketball: ACGC beats Springfield 63-61 in final seconds
Women's basketball: Gophers’ center Zahui B. thrives in leadership role
Boys basketball: Dutchmen down Sauk Centre
MLB: Twins hire coach, get ‘Bull Durham’ actor as a bonus
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Birdie L. Swenson
Margit O. Erickson
John G. Holland
Gloria J. Wiese
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
September 13, 2012
No Time to Be Cool blog: Hyper-sexual society targets youth
September 13, 2012 - 8:37am
April 20, 2012
Underage drinking is focus of town meeting Monday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- "Underage Drinking: It's Not Minor Anymore" is the focus of a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 23 in the multipurpose room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. The event is hosted by the Kandiyohi County Drug-Free Communities Coalition. Guest...
news / local
April 20, 2012 - 2:45pm
January 3, 2012
Areavoices.com: Good teenagers are parented
I have two teenagers - the girl and the boy. They are a year and two weeks apart (that's another blog for another day), and I love them. No -...
January 3, 2012 - 9:09am
February 9, 2011
Commentary: Getting under your 'skins' a bit
WASHINGTON -- American parents owe a debt of gratitude to the upstanding corporate citizens at Viacom's MTV for their series of public service announcements illustrating the dangers of illegal drugs, excessive drinking and casual sex.
opinion / commentary
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Former addict urges parents to say 'yes' to talking about drugs with their teens
It's time to say "yes" to our teenage children by opening up and talking about alcohol and other drug use, according to William C.
news / region
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Rap music, social networking give young adults new ways to express their faith
WILLMAR -- From rap music to social networking, young people at Sonshine are finding new, fresh ways to express their Christian faith. Friday, a number of hip hop, heavy metal and rap bands performed on the festival's indoor stages. These bands had Sonshiners headbanging, praying...
news / local / music
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 6, 2010
Counselors, ministers available to students after fatal Benson crash
BENSON -- Benson High School counselors and representatives from the local ministerial association are available today to help students cope with the deaths of two students Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash near Benson. According to Swift County Chief Deputy John Holtz,...
news / region
May 6, 2010 - 11:48am
Names of teens in fatal Swift County crash released
BENSON -- The two teenagers killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday south of Benson are Cody DeVaan, 16, of rural DeGraff, and Benjamin Mast, 15, of Benson. According to John Holtz, chief deputy of the Swift County Sheriff's office, the boys were passengers in a northbound 1998 Pontiac...
news / region
May 6, 2010 - 11:28am
Two teens dead, one hurt in crash south of Benson
BENSON -- Two teenagers are dead and one seriously hurt after a two-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday about three miles southeast of Benson. According to John Holtz, chief deputy of the Swift County Sheriff's office, the teens were in a sedan traveling northbound on 30th Avenue...
news / region
May 6, 2010 - 8:42am