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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
State Wrestling: NLS' Austvold, BOLD's Garcia take home gold
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
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...
outdoors / region / local
May 14, 2011 - 7:57am
December 13, 2010
Shop with a Cop
news / local
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 with Seniors. These days, some of the equally compelling endorsements are coming from people whose skills with a fishing pole are not quite...
outdoors / local / region
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, on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl in Willmar. The stay of execution...
news / local
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...
news / region
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 withdrew from the ABC dance-off Tuesday after being diagnosed with stress fractures in both feet, while Mazar was eliminated the traditional...
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 a 10-year-old child with a pickup. Brennan James Cave faces a second-degree assault charge, plus a misdemeanor for domestic assault. He was...
news / local
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...
opinion / commentary
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