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Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Minnesotan charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
14-year-old girl charged with hours-long assault of another teen, slitting her throat
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
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
Chris H. Nissen
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
Will: 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
January 3, 2012
Three Sisters Furnishings expands
NEW LONDON -- Three Sisters Furnishings, located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 9, has begun an expansion of facilities. The expansion will more than double the square footage of the existing building, bringing the total to more than 6,000 square feet of...
January 3, 2012 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
Letter: Too much fear of controversy
Innocent until... I was disappointed that Greg Mortenson was judged guilty based on a TV news report and his mother, Jerene Mortenson, was disinvited from being the speaker at the Willmar mayor's prayer breakfast. Fear of controversy has denied us the opportunity to hear the other...
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
May 4, 2011
Letter: Charity's work should go on
I was sorry to see that Jerene Mortenson, mother of Greg Mortenson, was canceled as our speaker for the mayor's prayer breakfast. I respect the mayor's decision to cancel, but I don't agree with it. We would have benefited from hearing about that "Fourth Cup of Tea," and perhaps...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
December 28, 2010
Three Fingers Sawmill provides custom lumber and furniture
WILLMAR -- James Dykema said he doesn't consider himself an artist when he's making his handcrafted wooden furniture. But there's little doubt...
December 28, 2010 - 12:00am
November 30, 2010
Fire burns home, children out safely
WILLMAR -- Three children were able to safely escape a house fire around 3 a.m. Friday at 1404 Seventh St. S.W. According to Fire Chief Marv Calvin, the youngest of the children discovered the fire in the kitchen and woke the older siblings. All three got out of the home and went...
November 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Three juveniles apprehended for garage fires
WILLMAR -- Three juvenile males ages 14, 16 and 17 are in custody after they allegedly set two garages on fire after stealing items from them early Saturday morning. Willmar Police officers caught the three suspects as they returned to retrieve stolen goods and as firefighters battled...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Three killed in Dakota County crash Monday afternoon
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Vermillion Township. Three people were killed. The crash occurred at about 12:20 p.m. when an SUV with three occupants was traveling southwest on County Road 47 approaching Goodwin Avenue....
April 26, 2010 - 5:05pm
August 25, 2009
New London family opens home furnishings store
NEW LONDON -- Unique Amish furniture, locally produced art, home décor and gifts are awaiting customers at the new Three Sisters Furnishings of rural New London. The store is located in the former Cedar Inn restaurant at the corner of U.S.
August 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Three Detroit Lakes students involved in setting off "Drano" bombs at high school
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A week ago, three Detroit Lakes High School students were involved with setting off homemade bombs in the school. The investigation is still pending. Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Tim Eggebraaten said two Drano -- or "MacGyver" as they are sometimes called -- bombs...
March 3, 2009 - 9:38am
January 21, 2009
Three treated, released after early morning rollover
CLARKFIELD -- Three people were treated and released at Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital for injuries suffered in a one-vehicle rollover around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday along U.S. Highway 59 near Clarkfield. According to the State Patrol, Michelle G. Davis, 33, of Clarkfield, was driving...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Commentary: Has the Great Society come to save the Big 3 auto firms?
WASHINGTON -- In 1966, the price of eggs rose to a level that President Lyndon Johnson judged, God knows how, was too high. There were two culprits -- supply and demand -- and Johnson's agriculture secretary told him there was not much that could be done. LBJ, however, was a can-do...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Minor injuries in head-on collision on U.S. 212
BIRD ISLAND -- Drivers and passengers of three vehicles suffered only minor injuries after a weather-related crash around 12:45 p.m. Sunday along U.S. Highway 212 west of Bird Island. According to the State Patrol, Jeffery Stadther, 45, of Bird Island, was driving a 2008 Nissan Titan...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 6, 2008
Cartoon by Thompson
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Three men charged in Grove City burglaries
LITCHFIELD -- Three young men have been charged with burglary, theft and property damage in a string of business burglaries in Grove City. Kyle Richard Litzau, 18, of Atwater, Damon Dwight Wiederhoft, 19, of Cosmos, and Austin Thomas Klinghagen, 19, of Grove City, have all been arraigned...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Oct. 16
Carlos Rueben Espinoza, 22, of Willmar, made his first appearance Wednesday on three separate felony cases for possessing a pistol or assault weapon within 10 years of violent crime conviction, domestic assault and property damage. Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 and conditional...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am