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Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
June 21, 2016
Paynesville driver pleads guilty to charges in fatal crash
LITCHFIELD — A 28-year-old Paynesville driver pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide and one count of criminal...
June 21, 2016 - 11:32pm
May 17, 2016
Two suspects appear in court for theft of pickup, 108 mph chase
WILLMAR — Friday morning’s 108 mph high-speed police chase on Kandiyohi County Road 23 involving two teenagers began with a stolen pickup...
May 17, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 13, 2016
Minnesota teens charged with vandalizing dog Hudson, Wisconsin, dog track
HUDSON, Wis. -- Two Minnesota teens face felony charges for their alleged involvement in a March rampage that amassed nearly $20,000 in damages at Hudson’s abandoned dog track. St. Croix County prosecutors charged Zackary J. Beyers, 18, and Tyler N. Hopwood, 17, with burglary and...
May 13, 2016 - 5:30am
Teen accused of robbing convenience store makes plea bargain
WILLMAR — Another teen suspect in the October armed robbery of the Sunray Express convenience store in west Willmar has pleaded guilty in Kandiyohi...
April 13, 2016 - 8:56pm
November 18, 2015
Teens missing for more than two years found on Minnesota horse farm
Two Lakeville teenage sisters missing since April 2013 have been found at a horse farm in western Minnesota, according to Lakeville police. Gianna...
November 18, 2015 - 11:55pm
October 20, 2015
Minnesota teen arrested, another sought in homicide case
MOORHEAD — A 16-year-old boy is in custody and police are looking for another suspect in connection with a homicide in a Moorhead trailer court over the weekend. The body of 55-year-old Bradley William Carrington was discovered Sunday in a mobile home he was renovating and staying...
October 20, 2015 - 9:25am
October 1, 2014
A safe place for sexually exploited girls
BENSON — The Heartland Girls’ Ranch in Benson this month will open its new facility and program, Hearts for Freedom, for sexually exploited...
October 1, 2014 - 12:05am
August 25, 2014
Back-to-school shoppers boost sales
WILLMAR — Ask retailers what families are shopping for before school starts, and the first answer is the same: Jeans. Following close behind...
August 25, 2014 - 11:41pm
March 27, 2014
Supporting parents with a message of prevention: Town hall meeting planned Monday on underage drinking, drug use
WILLMAR — An information meeting hosted next week by the Kandiyohi County Drug-Free Communities Coalition will give parents and the rest of...
March 27, 2014 - 11:15pm
April 25, 2013
Stemming an epidemic: Kandiyohi County pilot project aims to engage parents, communities in preventing chlamydia among youths
WILLMAR — In one of a series of ads that debuted locally this month, two teens embrace while the boy silently wonders, “Should I...
April 25, 2013 - 11:36pm
April 22, 2013
Teens warned: Don't take the cinnamon challenge
CHICAGO (AP) -- Don't take the cinnamon challenge. That's the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular...
April 22, 2013 - 7:30am
April 12, 2013
DPS urges teens to drive safely during spring prom season
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says springtime is a good time for parents to talk to teens about safe driving habits. DPS's Office of Traffic Safety says spring is an exciting time for teens — with the end of the school year approaching and prom season...
April 12, 2013 - 10:00am
July 30, 2012
Organizations working together to feed families and maintain kids' health
Among high stacks of boxes, four 10-year-old girls laugh and sing while fil-ling backpacks with food Wednesday morning at the Willmar Area Food...
July 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Underage drinking is focus of town meeting April 23 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...
April 12, 2012 - 7:43am
April 11, 2011
Deaths of teens draw New London-Spicer community together in prayer
NEW LONDON -- Students and adults in the New London-Spicer community were set to gather outside at 7:30 this morning in front of the NLS high school to pray following the deaths, by apparent suicide, of two teenagers last week. Most of the area churches are also opening their doors...
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am