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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Bulldogs down Jags
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
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Truck goes through the ice on Henderson Lake near Spicer
SPICER -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office received a report Saturday morning of a truck going through the ice on Henderson Lake, west of Spicer on Friday. The truck, belonging to a rural Spicer man, went through the ice at about 7:30 p.m. Friday. The driver and passenger of...
January 23, 2016 - 12:23pm
September 10, 2015
Big truck ... little dog
Princess, a 12-year-old chihuahua, has her master’s back as Dan Darwactor of Sheridan, Indiana, concludes a delivery at Action Auto Parts on First Street in Willmar. Princess has been Dan’s companion on the road for three years. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
September 10, 2015 - 11:45pm
September 2, 2015
Train hits Olivia truck driver in North Dakota
HETTINGER, N.D. — A semi truck was hit on the driver’s side door by a BNSF train on a gravel township road crossing near Hettinger in southwest North Dakota Monday afternoon, sending the truck driver to a nearby hospital for treatment. The North Dakota State Patrol said David...
September 2, 2015 - 9:06pm
August 28, 2015
Video: Truck rollover on Highway 23 near New London
A semi-trailer truck loaded with 25 tons of powder cement went off a steep embankment while entering the driveway of Concrete products of New...
August 28, 2015 - 12:00am
May 12, 2015
Beer truck crash
Driver Tom Thesing crawls out of the cab of his overturned tractor-trailer Monday, after sliding off Wise Road and rolling into the ditch north...
May 12, 2015 - 11:01pm
February 2, 2015
Business picks up at Dan’s Shop Inc. in Montevideo a year after major fire
MONTEVIDEO — You know it’s bad news when your winter slumber is interrupted at 4:30 in the morning by loud knocking on your front door. “I...
February 2, 2015 - 11:58pm
January 12, 2015
Fish house oddity
A fish house made from a semi tractor cab is seen Monday on Foot Lake near Robbins island in Willmar.
January 12, 2015 - 11:17pm
September 2, 2014
Bike, truck crash injures local man
WILLMAR — A pickup truck crashed into a bicycle Tuesday morning in Willmar, sending a 53-year-old man to the hospital for injuries. According to a news release from the Willmar Police Department, William H. Borcherdt, 68, of Willmar, was driving eastbound on Willmar Avenue when...
September 2, 2014 - 9:30pm
August 28, 2014
Public works OKs pickup purchase
WILLMAR — The City Council’s Public Works/Safety Committee has voted to replace 12-year-old pickup that has numerous mechanical problems with a 2014 pickup for the Public Works Department. The committee’s action will be considered by the council at the Sept. 2 meeting. Public...
August 28, 2014 - 11:20pm
June 16, 2014
Walker teen injured Sunday when truck hydroplanes
BRAHAM, Minn. – A Walker, Minn. teen was injured near here Sunday morning from being ejected from his truck after hydroplaning and rolling into a ditch. Zachary Berglund, 18, was driving a 2003 GMC Sierra north on Highway 107 at about 10:30 a.m. when his truck hydroplaned, causing...
June 16, 2014 - 5:00am
April 17, 2014
Driver killed Wednesday as trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville
BARNESVILLE, Minn. – A collision between two semis on an icy stretch of Interstate 94 near Barnesville left one driver dead early Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened about 4 a.m. in the eastbound lanes as one semi was trying to pass the...
April 17, 2014 - 7:00am
February 13, 2014
Train stops in Brainerd moments before it would have hit truck
BRAINERD, Minn. -- It was a close call Wednesday morning when a tractor-trailer got stuck on BNSF railroad tracks in Brainerd with a train approaching....
February 13, 2014 - 11:45am
December 30, 2013
Quest for an old truck’s history forges connection between England, Grove City
WILLMAR — When the 1933 Chevy truck arrived in Suffolk, England, from Minot, N.D., it had seen better days. It had 90,000 miles on the odometer,...
December 30, 2013 - 6:54am
December 25, 2012
New London man gets jail, probation for truck arson, ordered to pay $28K in restitution
WILLMAR — Paul Allen Baumann, 23, of New London, was sentenced Monday to 120 days in the county jail, 10 years of probation and a $50 fine on a second-degree arson charge for setting a semi-truck on fire in July at Hillcrest Truck Stop near New London. Baumann was also or-dered...
December 25, 2012 - 11:02pm
October 4, 2012
Trailer breaks and spills sugar beets onto highway, damages vehicles
OLIVIA - A semi trailer with a full load of sugar beets malfunctioned this morning and beets spilled onto state Highway 212 just west of Olivia in Renville County. Two vehicles were damaged by the beets but no one was injured. According to the State Patrol the incident happened...
October 4, 2012 - 2:48pm