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Minnesota woman who didn’t trust banks loses $224K in life savings in home burglary
Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
John R.L. Teigland
Glenn John Nelsen
Walter Merrill Johnson
Melissa Heen Peterson
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
April 3, 2014
MnDOT announces road construction projects for year
WILLMAR — The more than 300 road construction projects announced Thursday by the State Department of Transportation include projects that will impact travel around Willmar and west central Minnesota this summer. According to MnDOT, the $1.1 billion construction program of 308 projects...
April 3, 2014 - 10:54pm
April 19, 2012
Ridgewater College instructor honored by MnSCU as an Educator of the Year
Shawn Mueske, a biology instructor at Ridgewater College, was honored this week with an Educator of the Year award from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees. Four faculty members at MnSCU institutions were chosen for the honor. The Educator of the Year...
April 19, 2012 - 3:09pm
January 2, 2012
New Year at the Y
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
A year unlike nearly any other
ST. PAUL -- The past year was packed with disputes under the Minnesota Capitol dome, often involving Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-controlled Legislature sparring over money issues. It was a year full of surprises. Jan. 3: Dayton was inaugurated as one of the state's...
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
December 31, 2011
Year in Review: Top news stories of 2011 in Willmar, Minn., region
While a number of stories played a part in shaping the region during 2011, the No. 1 news story of the year is the alleged murder of an Albertville...
December 31, 2011 - 12:30am
February 1, 2011
Polamalu named NFL Defensive Player of the Year
DALLAS -- Now that the voters have chosen Troy Polamalu over Clay Matthews for The Associated Press 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year award,...
February 1, 2011 - 12:00am
December 31, 2010
10 stories that made 2010 history
While a number of stories played a part in shaping the region during 2010, the No. 1 news story of the year is the number of local elected officials...
December 31, 2010 - 12:03pm
December 30, 2010
Betty White voted AP Entertainer of the Year
By Jake Coyle AP Entertainment Writer What Betty White did in 2010 doesn't usually happen: an 88-year-old actress with more than six decades...
December 30, 2010 - 8:05am
December 21, 2010
Landfill to close for Christmas, New Year's
NEW LONDON -- The Kandiyohi County Landfill, located at 15650 Highway 71 N.E., New London, will close at noon on Friday and will be closed all day Saturday in observance of Christmas, the Kandiyohi County Department of Environmental Services announced. Also, the landfill will
December 21, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
Editorial: You believe as a Vikings fan, right?
Some days it just does not pay to get up in the morning if you are a Minnesota Vikings fan. Minnesota's professional football team began the...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
YMCA needs volunteers for New Year's celebration
WILLMAR -- Volunteers are still needed for the YMCA's New Year's Eve Family Celebration. This will be the third year the YMCA is hosting the event. The event runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 31. Admission is $2 per person or $5 per family. Organizer Troy Pederson said he still needs...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 7, 2010
Minnesota Opinion: On flexible start times and school year need
An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: From The Associated Press On flexible start times and school year need: Tens of thousands of Minnesota students recently started school -- despite a state law that prohibits public schools from beginning class before Labor...
September 7, 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 28, 2010
Days after being sentenced for sex with 14-year-old, man charged with getting other teen pregnant
WILLMAR -- Just 10 days after he was sentenced for having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl in Willmar, a 23-year-old Sartell man...
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
February 18, 2010
Montevideo instructor semifinalist for teacher of year honors
MONTEVIDEO -- Richard "Butch" Halterman is among 32 semifinalists for this year's Minnesota Teacher of the Year award, Minnesota Education announced...
February 18, 2010 - 12:00am