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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry to play Pierz again at 7:30
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
May 10, 2016
Spicer man accused of careless driving in bicyclist's death to appear in court
WILLMAR — The Spicer man charged with careless driving in a July crash that resulted in the death of avid New London bicyclist Bruce “Leo” Kehrer-Schneider will appear at a court hearing Wednesday. Schneider, 62, was killed July 21 while biking westbound on Kandiyohi County...
May 10, 2016 - 12:24am
May 2, 2016
Spicer barber returns to work after recovering from being hit by vehicle
SPICER — If there had been a deputy on Kandiyohi County Road 10 early on the morning of April 25, Denny Dawson would have probably earned himself...
May 2, 2016 - 11:58pm
March 6, 2016
Keep vehicles off the ice, officials warn
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office are warning people of deteriorating ice conditions....
March 6, 2016 - 11:12pm
March 5, 2016
Train-vehicle deaths drop in 2015
ST. PAUL — The number of deaths from vehicle-train crashes in Minnesota continued a 45-year downward trend, according to a government study. The state transportation department said there were four deaths in crashes at public railroad crossings in the state in 2015, down from nine...
March 5, 2016 - 11:00am
February 25, 2016
Car crashes into building at Westview Village Apartments in Willmar
Updated 9 p.m. Feb. 25 WILLMAR — A Buick LeSabre crashed into a Willmar apartment building Thursday morning. The crash occurred just before...
February 25, 2016 - 10:54am
February 14, 2016
New London man, daughter injured after crash in Kandiyohi County
REGAL — A 37-year-old New London man and his 8-year-old daughter were injured in a crash just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday after the man swerved to miss a deer while driving westbound on Highway 55, according to the State Patrol. Jacob and Autumn Oeltjenbruns were transported to CentraCare...
February 14, 2016 - 5:26pm
January 26, 2016
Gunshots narrowly miss mom, teen in car
ST. PAUL -- Getting sick in the car is no one’s idea of a good time, but it may have saved the lives of an 18-year-old woman and her mother...
January 26, 2016 - 11:33pm
April 25, 2014
Vehicles damaged by fire at Ridgewater College overnight, suspicious cause
WILLMAR — Several vehicles, including a former Kandiyohi Area Transit bus, were damaged in a fire reported just before 1 a.m. this morning at Ridgewater College. According to Willmar Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson, firefighters were called to the college on a report of a bus and...
April 25, 2014 - 11:19am
September 24, 2013
3 survive violent crash in Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn. - A Rochester man could face criminal charges in a high-speed crash that threw two passengers from his vehicle. Police say the 24-year driver was drinking before he lost control of his car at a high rate of speed, hit a tree and flipped the vehicle Sunday in Rochester....
September 24, 2013 - 9:00am
September 23, 2013
Homeless man found dead Sunday on Bemidji street
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 54-year-old Bemidji man was killed early Sunday morning when he was struck by a vehicle at the 800 block of Paul Bunyan Drive South, which runs between Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving. Police responded to the accident at 4:48 a.m. Sunday and found Andrew Willard...
September 23, 2013 - 10:53am
July 5, 2013
Toddler dies after being left in car in Ontario; grandmother charged
MILTON, Ontario — A grandmother is facing criminal charges in the death of an Ontario toddler left alone in a sweltering car. Leslie McDonald, 51, was charged today with criminal negligence in connection with the death of her grandson, Maximus Huyskens. Police say the boy...
July 5, 2013 - 12:23pm
June 13, 2013
'He's a good father,' says mother of Moorhead man whose infant died in van
MOORHEAD – Andrew Sandstrom dropped his wife off at work Tuesday afternoon and shortly after returned to the family’s apartment in Moorhead....
June 13, 2013 - 8:13am
June 12, 2013
Moorhead five-month-old baby dies after she was left in car seat for 'extended period of time'
MOORHEAD – A 5-month-old baby girl died here Tuesday night after she was left in her car seat in a vehicle.
June 12, 2013 - 6:47am
February 26, 2013
Meeker County Sheriff seeking information on vehicle, snowmobile thefts
LITCHFIELD — A 29-year-old Annandale man is in custody for stealing several vehicles in Meeker and Wright counties and the Meeker County Sheriff is asking citizens with any information regarding the thefts to report the information to the Sheriff’s Office at 320-693-5400. According...
February 26, 2013 - 9:38am
November 20, 2012
Atwater man hurt in foggy crash southwest of Litchfield, Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- A 50-year-old Atwater man was taken by Gold Cross Ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash attributed to foggy conditions this morning southwest of Litchfield. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, Allan...
November 20, 2012 - 9:36am