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Minnesota manufacturers' confidence high, but finding workers a challenge
Trump proposes sharp cuts at Interior Department while pushing for more drilling on public lands
‘Any last words?’ Minn. woman tells jury of the horrifying day her ex shot her at work
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
Rain forces Los Angeles to wait another year for Super Bowl
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
ROSEAU, Minn. — A Roseau man died after his van crashed into a semi late Monday, May 22. Minnesota State Patrol says 42-year-old Jack...
13 hours 28 min ago
April 15, 2017
Pedestrian, motorist killed in separate Chisago County crashes
WYOMING, Minn. — A pedestrian and a motorist were killed in separate crashes in Chisago County early Friday, April 14. In Wyoming, a pedestrian...
April 15, 2017 - 9:46am
March 24, 2017
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County will seek consultant proposals for conducting a study of two key intersections southwest of Willmar. Both sites...
March 24, 2017 - 6:49am
March 23, 2017
MnDOT receives funds to improve dangerous intersection near Willmar
WILLMAR — Nearly one million dollars in Highway Safety Improvement Program funds has been awarded to revamp a dangerous intersection north...
March 23, 2017 - 7:41am
March 3, 2017
Project aims to ease traffic congestion, improve safety in neighborhood north of Willmar
WILLMAR — Many of the traffic concerns plaguing a quiet country neighborhood north of Willmar will be resolved this year with road improvements...
March 3, 2017 - 6:14am
January 20, 2017
Speed limit to increase on some highways in Minnesota
WILLMAR — The speed limits on several highways in west central Minnesota will increase from 55 to 60 miles per hour. The change begins...
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
December 30, 2016
After states legalized medical marijuana, traffic deaths fell
Legalization of medical marijuana is not linked with increased traffic fatalities, a new study finds. In some states, in fact, the number of...
December 30, 2016 - 8:51pm
December 26, 2016
Holiday storm sweeps through Minnesota, Dakotas; caution urged in region
A promised holiday storm in the Minnesota and the Dakotas began Sunday afternoon, Dec. 25, with scattered freezing rain from southeast South...
December 26, 2016 - 6:46am
December 20, 2016
Driver strikes deer before head-on collision with another vehicle near Thief River Falls, MN
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Two people were injured Monday night, Dec. 19, in Pennington County after a truck that hit a deer crossed over into...
December 20, 2016 - 9:21am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in Minnesota as road conditions deteriorate
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday making travel difficult in western, central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 10:02am
October 17, 2016
Looming digital regulation has U.S. truck industry scrambling
GREEN BAY, Wis. — A new regulation that will force U.S. trucking companies to electronically log employee hours is designed to limit accidents...
October 17, 2016 - 1:19pm
September 27, 2016
Be on the alert for road closures this week in Willmar
WILLMAR—With several active construction projects taking place around Willmar, city public works staff have announced three upcoming temporary...
September 27, 2016 - 1:58pm
September 13, 2016
School's back in session; proceed with care
No doubt you've already noticed: City streets in west central Minnesota and across the state are a bit more congested during the morning rush to work and the afternoon drive home; yellow buses everywhere; and kids galore, on bikes, on foot, and sometimes darting out from between parked...
September 13, 2016 - 9:49pm
September 2, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund Granlund is a Minnesota-based editorial national syndicated cartoonist. Cartoon feedback can be sent to: email@example.com....
September 2, 2016 - 6:31pm
DWI arrests generally decreasing in Minnesota
WILLMAR—Alcohol-related crashes, fatalities and injuries cost Kandiyohi County an estimated $1.8 million last year. That's according...
September 2, 2016 - 9:33am