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Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Minnesotan charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
14-year-old girl charged with hours-long assault of another teen, slitting her throat
Records published July 29
Work continues on Willmar's Minnesota Avenue
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
February 16, 2016
Former Fagen CFO used fake ethanol company to embezzle $4.5 million
MINNEAPOLIS—A former CFO at Fagen Engineering created a fictitious ethanol company in Nebraska called Fairmont Investments LLC to help her allegedly embezzle $4.5 million from her employer's company. Kirsten Tjosaas, 38, of Granite Falls used the monies that she allegedly embezzled...
February 16, 2016 - 8:56pm
January 21, 2016
Electrical service interrupted in Granite Falls, Montevideo after vehicle strikes power pole
MONTEVIDEO - Electrical service to Montevideo and portions of Granite Falls was interrupted Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle struck a power pole along U.S. Highway 212 between the two communities. Teresa Patton, 60, of Montevideo, was driving a Ford Edge and was traveling east...
January 21, 2016 - 9:33am
November 27, 2015
Nov. 27, 2015: Two in custody in Granite Falls after $20,000 in meth seized
GRANITE FALLS - Two men are in custody and facing first degree drug charges after a bust in which over $20,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized,...
November 27, 2015 - 10:29am
November 5, 2014
Voters decide municipal races in region
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an...
November 5, 2014 - 12:59pm
July 2, 2014
Granite Falls man, 90, ejected from vehicle in one-vehicle accident
GRANITE FALLS — A 90-year-old man suffered injuries after he lost control of his vehicle and was ejected from it as it went into a ditch embankment in Yellow Medicine County on Tuesday. Harold Landmark, Granite Falls, was transported by ambulance to the Granite Falls Hospital...
July 2, 2014 - 11:48am
June 19, 2014
Heavy rains cause flooding this morning in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR –– Heavy storms last night that dumped as much as eight inches of rain on already saturated fields, roads and basements is causing...
June 19, 2014 - 2:07pm
April 9, 2014
Granite Falls to restore Volstead House
GRANITE FALLS — A National Landmark structure will continue to tell the stories of its late owner, prohibition and farm cooperatives well into...
April 9, 2014 - 11:11pm
February 24, 2014
TC&W Railroad rejects latest metro reroute
GLENCOE — The Twin Cities & Western Railroad is rejecting the latest proposal for relocating freight service to accommodate a light rail system in the southwest metropolitan area. The railroad described the route proposal by Transystems as “neither efficient, safe nor cost...
February 24, 2014 - 8:21pm
February 20, 2014
TC & W rejects latest SW Metro freight reroute proposal
GLENCOE — The Twin Cities & Western is rejecting the latest proposal for relocating freight service to accommodate a light rail system in the southwest metropolitan area. The railroad described the route proposal by Transystems as “neither efficient, safe nor cost effective...
February 20, 2014 - 1:07pm
November 7, 2013
City seeks $3M to complete levee upgrade
MONTEVIDEO — Hundreds of volunteers risked their lives to stack 1 million sandbags and save Montevideo from certain disaster in the flood of...
November 7, 2013 - 11:19pm
September 12, 2013
Crime Stoppers offering reward for Dikken’s apprehension
GRANITE FALLS — Crime Stoppers of Minnesota is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest or apprehension of Andrew Dikken,...
September 12, 2013 - 12:06pm
August 26, 2013
Weather Service warns oppressive heat to peak in region today
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued an excessive heat advisory for the region today. It warns that dangerously hot conditions will persist through Tuesday. The temperature is expected to reach 96 degrees in Willmar this afternoon. High humidity...
August 26, 2013 - 11:28am
February 24, 2013
Kandiyohi Pheasants Forever encouraging pheasant feeding
WILLMAR — Recent winter storms and a growing snowpack are causing stress for some wildlife populations, although problems are not widespread. The Kandiyohi County chapter of Pheasants Forever is beginning an effort to encourage people to feed pheasants due to signs that some of...
February 24, 2013 - 11:32pm
January 7, 2010
Blowing snow makes for hazardous driving conditions in SW Minn.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists not to travel unnecessarily in Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Redwood, Pipestone, and Yellow Medicine counties, due to high winds and blowing snow causing near zero visibility. No other road closures are...
January 7, 2010 - 10:34am