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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
North Dakota considers creating Department of Environmental Quality
Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
Competing Twins outfielders once had mentor-pupil relationship
Wild's Parise, Pominville sidelined with mumps
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
December 6, 2016
Lawmakers support local option sales taxes in New London, Spicer
NEW LONDON — Now that voters in New London and Spicer have given the OK to a local option sales tax, it's up to legislators to give the final approval before additional tax revenues can be collected in each of the towns. "We need to generate a bill and put that on their docket...
December 6, 2016 - 5:51am
December 3, 2016
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Sloan Stahnke is accumulating quite the trophy case. Just 10, the pint-sized cowgirl can patently lay claim to being one the state's best cattle...
December 3, 2016 - 7:28am
Records published Dec. 3
This is the records summary for Dec. 3. Teen arrested on drug charges after fight reported WILLMAR — A 19-year-old Willmar man was arrested...
December 3, 2016 - 5:06am
December 2, 2016
NLS discusses health risks of synthetic turf
NEW LONDON — Concerns about potential health risks of synthetic turf were discussed Monday by the New London-Spicer School Board. The board...
December 2, 2016 - 7:50am
November 23, 2016
Records published Nov. 23
This is the records summary for Nov. 23. Trailer detaches from truck, injuring two near Darwin DARWIN TOWNSHIP — A trailer detached from...
November 23, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Thousands without power in west central Minn.
WILLMAR — An estimated 4,000 to 5,000 customers with the Kandiyohi Power Cooperative are without power this morning due to the winter storm....
November 18, 2016 - 12:16pm
Benson woman injured in two-vehicle crash
PAYNESVILLE -- A Benson woman was injured Thursday night as a passenger in a two-vehicle crash in Paynesville.
November 18, 2016 - 12:15am
November 15, 2016
NLS hears from synthetic turf supporters
NEW LONDON — About a dozen parents, teachers, former teachers and sports boosters on Monday told members of the New London-Spicer School...
November 15, 2016 - 8:28pm
November 12, 2016
Stan Worm letter: The threat of starry stonewort
Starry stonewort is an algae that spreads like wildfire once it is in a lake and is now in Lake Koronis near Paynesville. It can survive more...
November 12, 2016 - 9:50am
November 9, 2016
One incumbent and 2 newcomers elected to NLS School Board
NEW LONDON — One incumbent and two newcomers were elected Tuesday to the New London-Spicer School Board. Seven candidates, including three incumbents, had filed for the three seats on the board. The top vote-getters were Susan Lange with 2,323 votes, Lucinda Dahlberg with 2,219...
November 9, 2016 - 10:08pm
Spicer voters approve local option sales tax
SPICER – Residents in Spicer voted in favor of implementing a one-half percent local option sales tax. The vote was 362 in favor and 271 against...
November 9, 2016 - 7:27am
Update: One incumbent and 2 newcomers elected to NLS School Board
Editor's note: This article contains corrected vote totals that were previously erroneous. NEW LONDON -- One incumbent and two newcomers were...
November 9, 2016 - 6:33am
Willmar rejects local option sales tax; New London and Spicer say yes
WILLMAR – Residents in Willmar voted against implementing a one-half percent local option sales tax. But the nearby communities of New London...
November 9, 2016 - 6:17am
November 8, 2016
Hybrid ATMs offer new services
WILLMAR — Heritage Bank has unveiled two new hybrid automated teller machines at its Willmar branch. The ATMs not only take check and cash...
November 8, 2016 - 9:04am
November 6, 2016
Sawatzky has our best interests at heart
Mary Sawatzky has demonstrated the leadership and dedication needed to ensure the best interests of west central Minnesota citizens are represented...
November 6, 2016 - 10:04pm