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Riverview plans fifth large dairy west of Willmar
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From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
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Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
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September 30, 2013
20-year-old from New London drowns in Missouri
NEW LONDON — A 20-year-old college student from rural New London, who was known for his big smile and involvement in local high school...
September 30, 2013 - 11:18pm
New London man dies in river drowning in south-central Missouri
WRIGHT, Mo. - A New London man has drowned in the Gasconade River in Wright County
September 30, 2013 - 9:30am
September 6, 2013
Crews respond to near drowning in New London
WILLMAR -- Ambulance, fire and law enforcement crews responded just after 4 p.m. this afternoon to a near drowning in a pool in New London. A news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Sgt. Dave Nester says the 2-year-old child was transported from the scene in the 19000 block...
September 6, 2013 - 10:36pm
August 12, 2013
Willmar, Minn., girl makes full recovery from near-drowning last month
WILLMAR – An 11-year-old Willmar girl who was pulled from Foot Lake last month has reportedly made a full recovery from the near-drowning incident. According to Willmar Police, the girl – who has not been publicly named – has made a complete recovery and is home with her...
August 12, 2013 - 6:48pm
July 25, 2013
Swimmer's body recovered in McLeod County, Minn.
HUTCHINSON, Minn. (AP) — The body of a man who died while trying to swim across a lake in McLeod County has been recovered. A search for 69-year-old Keith Allan Wilken, of Fairmont, began after relatives reported him missing Wednesday morning. A family member told authorities...
July 25, 2013 - 7:09am
June 11, 2013
3-year-old drowns in Lake Edna west of Nisswa
NISSWA, Minn. — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has drowned in a lake in Nisswa. The Brainerd Dispatch says first responders were called to the east shore of Lake Edna about 6:30 p.m. Monday. The lake is just west of Highway 371. ___ Information from: The Daily Dispatch,...
June 11, 2013 - 9:08am
June 7, 2013
Minnetonka man dies while canoeing in Quetico; wife rescued
A Minnetonka, Minn., couple's north woods canoe trip ended tragically when their boat capsized and the man was lost in the rapids of a river along the Canadian border. Seventy-five-year-old Elaine Barber and her 78-year-old husband, Dick, were on a three-week wilderness trip when...
June 7, 2013 - 7:57am
June 4, 2013
Teenager drowns in NY's Niagara River after saving sister, 7; fisherman rescues their sibling
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Authorities say a teenager has drowned in the Niagara River in Buffalo while trying to save his 7-year-old sister after she slipped...
June 4, 2013 - 6:00am
April 15, 2013
Stearns Coo. tests new lifesaving device for potential drowning victims
ST. CLOUD — A simple device that looks a bit like a Frisbee could be saving the lives of potential drowning victims in Stearns County this summer. The county recently outfitted its sheriff's deputies with 60 ResQ disks. They are attached to a rope with a Velcro strap that attaches...
April 15, 2013 - 12:30pm
July 13, 2012
Rural Spicer, Minn., man ID'd as Lake Florida drowning victim
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office has identified a 70-year-old man who drowned Wednesday in Lake Florida as James Toth, of rural Spicer. According to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, law enforcement was informed around 4:35 p.m. Wednesday that...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2012
Rural Spicer, Minn., man drowns in Lake Florida
July 12, 2012 - 12:03pm
February 23, 2012
Former Benson school superintendent dies after falling through ice near Pierre, S.D.
BENSON -- A former superintendent of the Benson Schools died Tuesday after falling through the ice near Pierre, S.D., while trying to rescue...
February 23, 2012 - 10:30am
August 12, 2011
Search for missing Xcel Energy contract worker at Minnesota Falls dam continues today
GRANITE FALLS -- The search for an Xcel Energy worker continues this morning for an Xcel Energy worker who is believed to have fallen from the...
August 12, 2011 - 11:55am
July 27, 2011
Bass Lake drowning victim identified as Kandiyohi man
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says Daniel Michael Suter, 45, of Kandiyohi drowned in Bass Lake Tuesday night while attempting to rescue his 6-year-old son after the boy had fallen off of their pontoon. Sheriff Daniel Hartog said the sheriff's office was called...
July 27, 2011 - 9:47am
Man trying to rescue his 6-year-old son drowns in west-central Minnesota's Bass Lake
A 45-year-old Kandiyohi man drowned in Bass Lake Tuesday night while attempting to rescue his 6-year-old son after the boy had fallen off of their pontoon, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said today. The drowning happened shortly after 7 p.m. Bass Lake is located about one-half...
July 27, 2011 - 8:43am