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Death toll in London attack rises to 5, with at least 20 injured
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Hearings postponed again in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
Minnesota State says students need more emergency cash aid, food support, child care grants
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
Twins RHP May undergoes Tommy John surgery
Warriors' Kerr not resting case on sitting stars
WCT Sports Show: CMCS is off to State
2017 All Area Boys Basketball Team
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
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Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
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
August 30, 2016
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
WILLMAR—The city of Willmar has 130 miles of streets crisscrossing its neighborhoods. While many of the intersections have some sort of...
August 30, 2016 - 7:13am
July 15, 2016
Letter: The sign says "Stop!"
What part of "Stop" don't you understand? I've witnessed numerous vehicles sliding through stop signs. What's with that? Are we all in such a hurry we can't obey the law? Interesting. Joan Kodet Willmar
July 15, 2016 - 2:12am
July 13, 2016
Updated: Peaceful protesters shut down I-35W bridge in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Protesters shut down a major route into downtown Minneapolis at rush hour Wednesday morning, demanding that police be demilit...
July 13, 2016 - 9:48am
April 28, 2016
State reaches 100th traffic death of the year
WILLMAR — At least 100 people have died in traffic crashes on Minnesota roads so far this year, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said...
April 28, 2016 - 11:42pm