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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
May 14, 2015
Willmar Police to replace cruisers with utility vehicles
WILLMAR — Willmar Police Department will begin replacing sedan squad cars this year with utility-type vehicles, and will transition the appearance...
May 14, 2015 - 11:49pm
November 29, 2012
Grass fire near Grove City, Minn., burns shed, vehicles
GROVE CITY -- A grass fire, apparently started by wood stove ashes dumped on a brush pile, burned a shed and nine vehicles on a property near Grove City Wednesday morning. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, deputies, firefighters from the Grove City and Cosmos departments...
November 29, 2012 - 9:55am
August 7, 2012
Teens steal from 100 cars in four west central Minn. towns, report missing items to Kandiyohi Co., Minn., Sheriff
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff is asking anyone who is missing items from their vehicle to contact their local law enforcement agency or the Sheriff's Office. According to Sheriff Dan Hartog, four teens, one adult and three juveniles, were identified as suspects in the thefts...
August 7, 2012 - 9:31am
December 27, 2011
Renville County board supports proposal for OHV Park on split vote
OLIVIA -- Renville County's board of commissioners approved moving ahead with possibly developing an off highway vehicle park. The commissioners...
December 27, 2011 - 2:48pm
December 31, 2010
Jack-knifed semi leads to 100 vehicles stranded on I-94
An emergency operation was under way Thursday night to rescue motorists stranded by a 100-vehicle chain-reaction accident on Interstate 94. The accident, caused by high winds and snow resulting in zero-visibility conditions, was reported about noon Thursday 10 miles west of Fargo,...
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2010
Lake Lillian woman pleads to assault in ramming case
WILLMAR -- A Lake Lillian woman pleaded guilty to assault Thursday for ramming her vehicle into another as she chased a woman trying to flee her. Sandra Kaye Block, 44, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of second-degree assault for a Aug. 25 incident that involved ramming her vehicle...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
3 women injured as their SUV allegedly rammed
WILLMAR -- Two women were arrested and transported to the Kandiyohi County jail and three others were taken to the hospital after an incident around 8:30 p.m.
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Crime Stoppers reward offered in Renville car thefts
RENVILLE -- The Renville Police Department is investigating multiple thefts of car stereos and other related items, which have happened over the past several weeks. The thefts have been from unlocked vehicles that were parked on streets, on or near driveways and inside garages. The...
May 12, 2010 - 3:03pm
September 2, 2009
Renville County plans to crack down on ATVs in parks
OLIVIA -- Renville County will be cracking down on violations by the drivers of all-terrain vehicles in its county parks. The County Board of Commissioners called for an aggressive law enforcement campaign -- even though it will bust the budget for park enforcement -- to curtail...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
One to hospital after crash at uncontrolled intersection
WILLMAR -- A 30-year-old Willmar woman was extricated from her vehicle and taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after a two-vehicle crash around 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Augusta Avenue and Fifth Street Southeast. According to the crash report, Erica Solis was...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Finding of ditch-bound vehicles presents challenge
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Sheriff's officers responded to a number of reports of vehicles that went into ditches during the weekend storm, and two of them from early Sunday morning proved difficult to find. A search was under way for a family with an Austin, Texas, address who...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
New London City Council checking prices on security cameras and lights for hill
NEW LONDON -- The city of New London will investigate the options for installing security lights and cameras at New London's sledding hill. City Administrator Trudie Guptill said the City Council on Wednesday instructed her to research the costs of these preventative measures after...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 29, 2008
Off-road vehicles damaging popular New London sledding hill
NEW LONDON -- A group of New London homeowners are hoping awareness leads to action as motorized vehicles have been damaging a city-owned sledding hill and the properties nearby. Vanda Heuring of New London said Wednesday that she's seen numerous off-road vehicles tearing up New...
September 29, 2008 - 12:00am