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Willmar chooses five superintendent finalists, including one current employee
Bird flu hits second chicken flock, largest U.S. farm yet
Hormel says turkey sales to be reduced by avian flu outbreak
Avian flu confirmed in 6th flock in Kandiyohi County
Judge signs order for dismissal in medical cannabis case
DNR suggests wild turkey hunters take precautions
College Softball: Warriors sweep MN West behind Horning’s no-hitter
Prep Baseball Roundup: Hatlestad, Rasmusson throw combined no-hitter for KMS
Prep Softball Roundup: Blackjacks topple Sting
Boys tennis: Monday's result
Lambert, Bryan big winners at ACM Awards
Willmar graduate Lachlan Smith publishes latest Maxwell novel
The Barn Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Willmar, Minn.
D’Huyvetter joins Anez Consulting
Harvey Anderson & Johnson to build new Clara City funeral chapel
Ridgewater College partners for job training
Heritage Bank offers debit card fraud control
Moonlighting: Portion of U.S. workforce holding multiple jobs declines
Martha Vande Steeg
Kermit Ronald Swanson
Alice Mae Lange
Video: West Central Connection Chorus
Marcus — Faber
Medalen — Beadell
Rothmeier — Gass
Lundell — Stuhr
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Letter: Fast action on avian flu
Letter: Don't vote unless you're informed
Midwest Opinion: When will spring rain fall in the Midwest?
Commentary: 'Little Boy': A classic modern film
February 3, 2014
No place like Raymond: Gateway to the waters of Kandiyohi County is home for Tensen Marine
RAYMOND — There were lots of people kind enough to point out to Arie Tensen the blunder he was making. “Everybody told him you’re crazy, you ain’t by the water,” said his son, Wayne Tensen, about his father’s decision to open Tensen Marine in Raymond. The small community...
news / local
February 3, 2014 - 11:25pm
August 6, 2011
Green Lake group in Spicer, Minn., looks to be at forefront in stopping zebra mussels
SPICER -- Like bracing for an uninvited guest to ring the doorbell, zebra mussels seem closer by the day. They've established themselves in...
life / outdoors / local / region
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
Renville County down under
Their Chevrolet Malibu comes to a stop in yet another farm yard and a golden Labrador suddenly emerges. Bruce Bloomgren cautiously cracks open the car door. "Let's see if this dog is friendly,'' he said as the dog shoves its snout into the car and onto his lap in answer to the question. Farm-by-farm...
region / news / extra
December 5, 2009 - 8:00am
Wis. teen facing charges for alleged sexual assault of two girls
WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old Sparta, Wis., teenager made his first court appearance Friday on criminal sexual conduct charges for allegedly assaulting two young girls in April. Cameron John Waters faces two first-degree felony charges in Kandiyohi County District Court. Unconditional...
news / local
September 5, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Duluth hikers found safe in BWCAW
Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk said two Duluth hikers "did everything right" after getting lost along the Kekekabic Trail in the Boundary Waters...
news / state
October 10, 2008 - 10:00am
October 2, 2008
Losing time by finding his sense of place
Whenever Bradley Hall picks up a brush or pen to create art, a part of his world disappears. "I lose time,'' said Hall, who knows the artist's pleasure of losing himself completely in his work. Fortunately for us, another part of his world re-asserts itself: his rural sense of...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Take time to Meander through the Upper Minnesota River Valley this weekend
Organizers promoted the first Meander, Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl in 2004 by pointing to the surprising number and variety of talented artists who choose to live and create their art in the region. Five years later, the bragging rights have only grown -- and so too have the...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
Concern over Gov. Rounds' Minn., S.D. boundary waters ruling
MANKATO -- Gov.
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
January 29, 2008
Board: Minn. should have a say in water appropriation for Big Stone II
MONTEVIDEO -- The Minnesota River Board is repeating its plea to Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and Gov. Mike Rounds of South Dakota to reconvene the Boundary Waters Commission. Members of the joint powers board want Minnesota to have a say in the water appropriation requested for...
January 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 13, 2006
Alliance asks Boundary Commission to scrutinize Big Stone II water permit
MONTEVIDEO -- An alliance of citizens groups and landowners working to clean up the Minnesota River is asking Gov. Tim Pawlenty to reconvene the South Dakota-Minnesota Boundary Waters Commission. The Minnesota River Watershed Alliance wants the commission to look at the water appropriation...
December 13, 2006 - 12:00am