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Officer-involved shootings rare in Willmar
U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
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Donald Trump's not-so-great sketch of the Manhattan skyline is going to auction
NWL Baseball: Stingers tame Honker mashers
NA3HL Hockey: Willmar opens at home Oct. 14
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
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Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
'Walking Dead' stuntman reportedly died after missing safety cushion by inches
'Dead in Deadwood' murder mystery in Svea
Rockin' Robbins concert series kicks off at Robbins Island
Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
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Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
January 5, 2012
Paynesville woman dies near New London in two-vehicle crash
NEW LONDON -- A Paynesville woman was killed Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of New London that also injured a woman from Kandiyohi. Betty Boehl, 64, died after her 2007 Jeep was struck broadside by a vehicle at the intersection of U.S.
January 5, 2012 - 12:00am
December 7, 2010
Appleton restaurant embodies a promise made, kept
APPLETON -- Charlene Stockton has proven her talent for taking children others have turned their backs on, making them her own, and bringing...
December 7, 2010 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 9. Ambulance checks passenger after crash near school WILLMAR -- A passenger was checked by ambulance crew members, but not taken to the hospital, for treatment of possible injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash around 8 a.m. Monday near Roosevelt...
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am
August 2, 2010
Couple survives capsized canoe on Lake Superior
TWO HARBORS, Minn. - They couldn't stop shaking. He went to hug her and she thought the worst. He wants to hold me, one last time, because we're...
August 2, 2010 - 8:39am
April 12, 2010
When moms get angry ... school lunches get a whole lot more nutritious
MONTEVIDEO -- A childhood obesity epidemic has many fearing this generation of children will have a shorter lifespan than their parents or grandparents. A lack of physical activity is one of the causes, but the biggest culprit is a diet high in calories and low in nutrition. A growing...
April 12, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Two Harbors bus driver charged with sex assaults
DULUTH - A 62-year-old school bus driver is being held in the St. Louis County Jail after being accused of sexually assaulting four elementary school girls. The bus driver, of Two Harbors, is being held on preliminary charges of four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct...
April 9, 2010 - 11:06am
March 4, 2010
Fairfax man treated, released after Renville County crash
HECTOR -- A 62-year-old Fairfax man was treated and released at the Renville County Hospital in Olivia for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 1 p.m. Wednesday in Hector. According to the State Patrol, Rodney N. Schefus was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram southbound on Highway...
March 4, 2010 - 11:52am
January 18, 2010
Intersection crash injures four
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police said four people were injured Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast. Injured were Colin Raffety, 40, of Ortonville, Raffety's 10-year-old son, Patricia Engelmann, 61, of Glencoe,...
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Two to hospital after crash northeast of Belgrade
SPRING HILL TOWNSHIP -- Two people were taken to Melrose Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday in Spring Hill Township of Stearns County. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Willie Ole Kjeldahl, 71, of Brooten,...
January 13, 2010 - 11:45am
September 11, 2009
Pennock man gets stayed sentence for weapons, DWI charges
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Pennock man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 months in prison, which was stayed, 15 years of probation and $3,500 in fines...
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am
March 14, 2009
Accident in Spicer
March 14, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Editorial: Congrats to two counties for their innovative partnership
The joint dispatch collaboration between Kandiyohi and Big Stone counties is an innovative concept that has potential throughout Minnesota. Their respective county boards completed a formal agreement Tuesday under which Kandiyohi County will begin providing dispatch services for...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Two sisters arrested for assault, trespassing at Windom home
Justine Wettschreck Worthington Daily Globe - 02/27/2009 WINDOM -- Two sisters are facing assault, burglary and trespassing charges after allegedly breaking into a woman's home and assaulting her and a man. Tawana Lynn Stevens, 27, of Bingham Lake, and Tanaya Marie Renquist, 21,...
February 27, 2009 - 7:09am
February 21, 2009
Two hurt in four-vehicle crash
SVEA -- Two people were hurt in a four-vehicle crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Kandiyohi County Road 3, about six miles south of Willmar, the Minnesota State Patrol said. They were Jill R. Foslien, 24, of Chanhassen and Mark J. Schmitt, 44, of Atwater....
February 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Two injured in accident near Osakis
OSAKIS -- Two Sauk Centre women were injured in a car accident near Osakis that involved two residents of Atwater. Deborah M. Gill, 18, and Catherine M. Gill, 50, were transported to Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria with non-life threatening injuries after a car accident at...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am