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Willmar Police dog helps track, apprehend suspect
Ridgewater College hosts field day at college farm
As new baby joined Minn. family, son needed new liver
Willmar council candidates speak to the voters
WCT Sports Show: Wildcats crush St. Cloud Cathedral
Ryder Cup: Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
Volleyball: Willmar eases past Alexandria
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
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Helen M. Miller
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
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Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
September 29, 2015
Wooden megaphones dot forest
Hannes Praks, head of the department of the interior architecture at Estonian Academy of Arts stands Monday in a wooden megaphone in a forest...
September 29, 2015 - 11:27pm
February 11, 2013
Rice Building Systems acquires Raske Building COSMOS — Rice Building Systems Inc. of Sauk Rapids announces it has acquired longtime Cosmos construction firm Raske Building Inc. The companies share a more than 50-year history in the construction business and multiple generations...
February 11, 2013 - 8:11pm
November 5, 2012
Women, children hurt in rural Wood Lake, Minn., crash
GRANITE FALLS -- Two women and six children were taken to Marshall Avera Hospital by ambulance for treatment of minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash around 9 a.m. Sunday south of Wood Lake. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office, the crash was reported at 550th...
November 5, 2012 - 9:38am
September 15, 2012
Wood Lake Battlefield to be dedicated
WOOD LAKE BATTLEFIELD -- Since 1910, a one-acre site with a monument has been all that marked the final battle of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, and it is in the wrong location. The fenced site is located where Col. Henry Sibley camped, but not where the Battle of Wood Lake took...
September 15, 2012 - 11:22am
August 11, 2012
Taking a sesquicentennial tour of U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862
There is heightened interest as Minnesota marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862. Hundreds of monuments and markers...
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 16, 2012
Owner had been woodworking in rural Willmar garage just before Sunday afternoon fire
WILLMAR -- The owner of a garage that burned Sunday afternoon north of Willmar had been in the building working on a wood carving project just...
July 16, 2012 - 10:33am
June 19, 2012
Wood, Peppin open Q's Headgear
WILLMAR -- Samuel Wood and Stephen Peppin announce they have opened Q's Headgear, specializing in sports headwear, at 1605 First St. S., Suite...
June 19, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Building burns at D & D Ventures, rural Grove City, Minn.
GROVE CITY -- The State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire that burned a building Monday evening at D & D Ventures, along the 56000 block of U.S. Highway 12 in rural Grove City. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the Grove City, Cosmos, Litchfield...
June 13, 2012 - 9:36am
December 22, 2011
Yellow Medicine County homesteader in remote Alaska turns to Facebook in emergency
FAIRBANKS, ALASKA -- A Yellow Medicine County native who lives in a remote and roadless area north of Fairbanks, Alaska, turned to social media...
December 22, 2011 - 4:15pm
December 21, 2011
Agreement protects Wood Lake Battlefield site as Minnesota prepares to observe 150th anniversary of 1862 US Dakota Conflict
WOOD LAKE -- One of the most important battlefield sites from the 1862 US Dakota Conflict is being protected as Minnesota prepares to observe...
December 21, 2011 - 3:26pm
July 11, 2011
Wood Lake man flown to HCMC after Saturday rollover
WOOD LAKE -- A Wood Lake man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover Saturday afternoon just east of Wood Lake. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office, the crash was reported around 2:30 p.m....
July 11, 2011 - 9:29am
DNR to begin assessing lakes
SPICER -- We'll soon be learning whether some area lakes suffered winter fish kills. Fisheries workers with the Minnesota Department of Natural...
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
March 12, 2011
Fifth annual Habitat Day held near New London
A total of 98 wood duck houses were built during the fifth annual Wood Duck Habitat Day held the morning of March 5 at Prairie Woods Environmental...
March 12, 2011 - 1:38am
December 23, 2010
Update: U.S. Terrorism Task Force makes arrest in Yellow Medicine County
Update 5 p.m.
December 23, 2010 - 5:11am
November 17, 2010
Willmar home destroyed by fire, caused by wood stove
WILLMAR -- An improperly installed wood-burning stove caused the fire that destroyed a southwest Willmar home Tuesday evening. According to...
November 17, 2010 - 11:42am