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Records published Sept. 28
Swift County hires interim administrator
Sacred Heart man sentenced for killing puppy
Mealworms found in school fundraiser candy bars
Ryder Cup: Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
Volleyball: Willmar eases past Alexandria
Royals outlast Twins in 11 innings
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Helen M. Miller
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Cal Thomas: It's time for Trump
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
September 23, 2016
Willmar homeowner recounts flood that nearly destroyed her home
Nicole Franzwa hoped she had done everything she could to keep the flooding in the basement of her Willmar home down to a minimum before she...
September 23, 2016 - 11:48am
September 9, 2016
U.S. weather forecaster says La Nina no longer likely in fall, winter
NEW YORK—A U.S. government weather forecaster reduced its outlook Thursday for La Nina conditions to develop during the Northern Hemisphere fall and winter 2016/17, saying neutral conditions were more likely. The Climate Prediction Center, an agency of the National Weather Service,...
September 9, 2016 - 9:55am
September 7, 2016
Disaster aid coming to Chippewa, Yellow Medicine counties and Upper Sioux
ST. PAUL—Disaster aid will be on its way to Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community, Gov. Mark Dayton announced...
September 7, 2016 - 7:55pm
September 4, 2016
After rampage through South, Hermine threatens Northeast
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON—Storm Hermine churned off the U.S.
September 4, 2016 - 10:12pm
September 2, 2016
Hurricane Hermine tears through Florida, raises new Zika fears
TAMPA, Fla.—Hurricane Hermine tore a path of destruction across Florida on Friday, Sept. 2, leaving more than 253,000 homes and businesses...
September 2, 2016 - 6:22pm
August 29, 2016
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
ALEXANDRIA—The rain came quickly Monday morning, flooding low-lying areas, but didn't cause any serious damage as it moved through Douglas...
August 29, 2016 - 7:48pm
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO, Norway -- A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.Dead animals...
August 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
Minnesota tornado captured on video
NOTE: This video contains graphic language. Thacher Paine and Laney Forness were driving back home to the Twin Cities area Sunday evening, Aug....
August 29, 2016 - 6:52am
August 26, 2016
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
WILLMAR—While the water that flooded homes, businesses and parks earlier this month has receded for the most part, the damage it left behind...
August 26, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 23, 2016
President Barack Obama tours Louisiana promises support
BATON ROUGE, La.—U.S. President Barack Obama walked door to door in an East Baton Rouge Parish neighborhood Tuesday, hugging people and...
August 23, 2016 - 7:45pm
August 16, 2016
Willmar council hears report on city flooding
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council commended city staff, residents, business owners and organizations including the American Red Cross...
August 16, 2016 - 7:13am
Flooding disaster that killed seven in Louisiana, now menaces Texas
LIVINGSTON, La.—Overwhelmed rivers in much of southern Louisiana receded slowly from record levels on Monday while crews in boats searched...
August 16, 2016 - 5:00am
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 14, 2016
Deadly Louisiana floods strand thousands as rain moves west
BATON ROUGE, La.—Emergency crews in Louisiana have rescued more than 7,000 people stranded by historic flooding that has killed at least...
August 14, 2016 - 5:40pm
August 12, 2016
Official observer recorded 8.2 inches of rain in Willmar, some areas probably got more
WILLMAR—An official weather observer for the National Weather Service recorded 8.2 inches of rainfall in Willmar Wednesday and Thursday....
August 12, 2016 - 9:10pm