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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
June 7, 2016
Five members of Congress listen to how tiling can help control flooding
MOORHEAD -- Farmer Scott Gillespie of Johnson, near the headwaters of the Red River in far western Minnesota, said farmers can’t just do it...
June 7, 2016 - 5:30am
April 20, 2016
Team to explore Lac qui Parle County’s history
MADISON — People have made what we know as Minnesota their home since the last glaciers retreated, but we know very little about these first...
April 20, 2016 - 11:48pm
May 17, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
May 17, 2014 - 2:00am
June 27, 2013
'Western chic' wedding combines antique feel with modern touches
Michael and Shanna Lecy are BBQ-grillin', country music-lovin', cowboy boot-wearin' kind of people. When they got married last March, it was...
June 27, 2013 - 10:15am
September 23, 2011
Huskies leaves WCHA to join NCHC
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- St. Cloud State is leaving the Western Collegiate Hockey Association to join the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference. SCSU...
September 23, 2011 - 12:30am
April 10, 2011
Flood-related road conditions in western Minnesota
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to drive with caution as flooding continues to affect area highways and interstates in west central Minnesota.
April 10, 2011 - 12:12pm
January 15, 2011
City might begin work this year on wastewater collector
WILLMAR -- Construction could begin this summer on a new sewer line called the western collector as the city updates the wastewater collection sy-stem and plans for future development and growth. The western collector project is separate from the $86.2 million wastewater collection...
January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
President, CEO of Great Western Bank to retire
The president and chief executive officer of Great Western Bank has announced he'll step down after the new year. A news release from the Sioux...
October 8, 2010 - 8:05am
August 7, 2010
Fire fighters squelch blaze at Holloway grain facility
HOLLOWAY -- Firefighters from eight different departments extinguished a fire Thursday at the Western Consolidated Cooperative's grain handling...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Fire fighters squelch blaze at Holloway grain handling facility
HOLLOWAY -- Fire fighters from eight different departments extinguished a fire at the Western Consolidated Cooperative's grain handling facility in Holloway and prevented it from spreading to a large, grain storage facility on Thursday night. Jet black smoke was visible as far away...
August 6, 2010 - 2:32pm
March 13, 2010
Sierra Club starts western Minn. group
WILLMAR -- A western Minnesota group of the Sierra Club has been organized after about 30 people joined on Jan. 30 in Willmar. The group discussed local environmental issues and ways a local chapter could address them. Afterwards the participants enjoyed an outing at Sibley State...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2009
West-Con reduces seasonal work force
HOLLOWAY -- Western Consolidated Cooperative has recently completed a spring season lay off of approximately 40 employees, according to a news release from the company on Monday. The lay offs affect workers with the company's operations in Holloway, Appleton, Raymond, St. Leo, Kensington,...
June 8, 2009 - 2:36pm
May 21, 2009
Renville County man seeking support for billboard project designed to attract residents of metro area to rural Minn.
OLIVIA -- By train or by billboard along the freeway, John Hubin is looking to lure metropolitan area businesses and residents to Renville County. Hubin is asking the Renville County Board of Commissioners for support from the county in both endeavors. Hubin, publisher of the weekly...
May 21, 2009 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Minnesota River trail litigation to continue, could reach the Minnesota Supreme Court
GRANITE FALLS -- Plans for a recreational trail along the Minnesota River in Chippewa County could be going to the Minnesota Supreme Court. City Council members in Granite Falls voted unanimously this week to appeal a recent district court decision on the case to the state's high...
April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Big Stone II case centers on projections
ST. PAUL -- The fate of an electric transmission line project in western Minnesota may rest on who regulators decide has better predictions. Utility companies seeking to build a power plant in South Dakota and boost electric transmission capacity in western Minnesota say a coal-fired...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am