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Council OKs preliminary $250,000 levy increase
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Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Harold LeaVerne "Stub" Hanson
Janet H. Hanson
Burton "Burt" Moore
Tonsfeldt — Burks
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Arends — Fettig
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Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
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Midwest Opinion: Salute your Constitution
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January 6, 2012
Semi plunges into icy pond near Monticello, Minn.
A semi hauling a Target trailer drove off Interstate 94 and ended up partially submerged in an icy pond this morning near Monticello, about 40 miles northwest of the Twin Cities. The Minnesota State Patrol reported on its Twitter account that the driver was able to get out of the...
news / local
January 6, 2012 - 10:46am
November 13, 2010
Twin Cities and southern Minnesota hits with foot of snow
MINNEAPOLIS -- Residents in the Twin Cities area are digging out from snowfall that reached almost a foot in some places, while authorities are responding to dozens of car crashes and vehicles that slid off the road. Todd Krause is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...
news / state
November 13, 2010 - 2:28pm
October 14, 2010
Lakeland teens deaths ruled murder/suicide
The deaths of two teens, whose bodies were found in Humphries Park in Lakeland Tuesday night, have been ruled a case of murder/suicide. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has preliminarily determined that the cause of death for Lisa Marie Grijalva, 15, is being ruled a homicide and...
news / state
October 14, 2010 - 2:48pm
September 29, 2010
NLS approves maximum levy, social media policy
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved certification Monday of the maximum levy. The preliminary levy will be finalized in December and certifying the maximum instead of a specific number allows the district flexibility, Superintendent Paul Carlson told the board...
news / region
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
April 22, 2010
A spring on N.D. ranch: 50 sets of twin calves
SHARON, N.D. -- Chris Johnson has seen double before during spring calving. But never like this. Of the 300 cows that have given birth so far...
news / nation
April 22, 2010 - 10:08am
November 16, 2009
Search continues for Twin Cities pilot in northern Minnesota
The second day of searching for former Hallock, Minn., man, Andrew Lindberg, who disappeared in the Piper plane he was soloing from this Twin Cities home back to his hometown for hunting ended empty. More than 100 trained volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol, including 12 airplanes,...
news / state
November 16, 2009 - 7:30am
May 21, 2009
Renville County man seeking support for billboard project designed to attract residents of metro area to rural Minn.
OLIVIA -- By train or by billboard along the freeway, John Hubin is looking to lure metropolitan area businesses and residents to Renville County. Hubin is asking the Renville County Board of Commissioners for support from the county in both endeavors. Hubin, publisher of the weekly...
news / local / region
May 21, 2009 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Minnesota River trail litigation to continue, could reach the Minnesota Supreme Court
GRANITE FALLS -- Plans for a recreational trail along the Minnesota River in Chippewa County could be going to the Minnesota Supreme Court. City Council members in Granite Falls voted unanimously this week to appeal a recent district court decision on the case to the state's high...
news / local / region
April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Public Forum: 'Naming rights' at a bargain
Finally, some courage in Washington concerning our now $4.5 billion bailout of Citi Group bank. They have a $400 million dollar deal to name the new Mets baseball stadium. Some congressmen are asking the President to apply pressure for them to back out of this ridiculous agreement. Perhaps...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Montevideo man in critical condition in accident with semi
WEGDAHL -- A 23-year-old Montevideo man is in critical condition following a car and semi trailer collision at a U.S. Highway 212 intersection near Wegdhal in Chippewa County. Issac J. Johnson was transported to Granite Falls Hospital around 9:15 a.m. Monday after his 2000 Pontiac...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am