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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
May 14, 2011
Pedaling optimism around the state of Minn.
WILLMAR -- Duluth Mayor Don Ness was on hand to wish them well, and 400 balloons were released as friends cheered their departure. Yet what's...
May 14, 2011 - 7:57am
December 13, 2010
Shop with a Cop
December 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Let's Go Fishing still big hit
WILLMAR -- Fishing greats like Ted Takasaki and Ron and Al Lindner were among the first to offer their voices in support of Let's Go Fishing...
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2010
Prison stay revoked for 23-year-old Sartell man for having sexual relationship with teen
WILLMAR -- Derrick Jose Arredondo, 23, of Sartell, was ordered to serve 48 months in prison, with an additional 10-year conditional release period,...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 30, 2010
Garage burns in Darwin, teen allegedly admits to playing with matches
DARWIN -- A 14-year-old boy allegedly admitted to playing with matches and starting a fire that burned a garage Friday afternoon in Darwin. According to a news release from the Meeker County Sheriff's office, dispatch received a 911 call around 4:20 p.m. Friday regarding a garage...
August 30, 2010 - 10:09am
May 29, 2010
Divers returning to clean up Green Lake
SPICER -- Scuba divers will be returning to Green Lake for a second annual Clean Day and Underwater Recovery Challenge on June 12. The event's sponsor, Let's Go Fishing with Seniors is putting out a call for volunteer divers and others willing to lend a hand that day. Volunteers...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am
November 7, 2009
PWELC hosting disabled hunt
SPICER -- Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center will be hosting its annual deer firearms hunt for persons with disabilities. This year's hunt will be held on the PWELC campus Nov. 13-15. There are seven disabled hunters and a young person who completed the Forkhorn Camp at...
November 7, 2009 - 12:00am
Tom DeLay, Debui Mazar leave 'Dancing With th Stars'
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Politician Tom DeLay and actress Debi Mazar have turned in their last dance. Both are leaving ``Dancing With the Stars.' DeLay...
October 7, 2009 - 10:23am
September 12, 2009
Man charged for attempting to run down child
WILLMAR -- A 41-year-old Atwater man made his first court appearance Thursday on a felony assault charge for allegedly attempting to run down...
September 12, 2009 - 12:00am
June 20, 2009
Commentary: Take time Sunday to talk with your father
Sunday is the first day of summer as well as Father's Day. Now that is a good combination. It is a good day for a ballgame or barbecue with your father or even a quick phone call if you can. Remember that some day you will no longer be able to do so and then you will only be able...
June 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Montevideo man in critical condition in accident with semi
WEGDAHL -- A 23-year-old Montevideo man is in critical condition following a car and semi trailer collision at a U.S. Highway 212 intersection near Wegdhal in Chippewa County. Issac J. Johnson was transported to Granite Falls Hospital around 9:15 a.m. Monday after his 2000 Pontiac...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 6
- Carlos Rivera, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of interfering with a 911 call, a gross misdemeanor As part of a plea agreement a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor for domestic abuse will be dismissed. The charges were...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Teen gets probation, community service for BB gun assault
WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old Willmar teen was sentenced Monday to probation until his 19th birthday, 100 hours of community service and 61 days at Prairie Lakes Youth Programs on a charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon for a June 28 incident involving a carbon dioxide-powered...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am