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Food Hub begins to bear fruit and vegetables and hopefully more
Benson woman reflects on life after brain cancer
Baby loon rescued from Minnesota lawn
Appleton man’s design a finalist for state park license plate
Minnesotan in custody for alleged assault on woman, chasing man with hatchet
Community Christian's Reid makes immediate splash
Area Golf: Gorans wins Lakeland at Eagle Creek
Clay Shooting: Two locals compete at state tournament
Area Baseball: Morris edges Bird Island in amateur baseball pitcher’s duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers win weekend pair in LaCrosse
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Lauretta L. Theline
Gerald "Jerry" Koosmann
Norbert P. Anderson
Alvera A. Haugen
Velora "Val" Westerlund
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
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...
News / world
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...
News / region
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...
News / region
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...
News / local
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...
News / region / state
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...
News / region
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...
News / region
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....
News / region
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...
News / local / region
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...
outdoors / region
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