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Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
Sanders wows delegates on first night of DNC convention
Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
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
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
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
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: 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
May 5, 2016
Delay of street work means Spicer's July 4 festivities will remain in familiar place
SPICER — A last-minute decision this week to delay a major street and utility project in downtown Spicer until after the Fourth of July means...
May 5, 2016 - 9:10am
May 2, 2016
Spicer barber returns to work after recovering from being hit by vehicle
SPICER — If there had been a deputy on Kandiyohi County Road 10 early on the morning of April 25, Denny Dawson would have probably earned himself...
May 2, 2016 - 11:58pm
April 30, 2016
Quality-linked pay advances in NLS School District
NEW LONDON — A plan that would link a teacher’s salary with student achievement is advancing in the New London-Spicer School District. After submitting its quality compensation — or Q-comp — plan to the Department of Education in February, the district made revisions requested...
April 30, 2016 - 12:02am
April 29, 2016
Petitioners oppose New London-Spicer Schools transgender policy
NEW LONDON — A petition that opposes a proposed transgender inclusion policy in the New London-Spicer School District was launched this week by a group calling itself NL-S Safe. The group of concerned citizens believes the policy would be harmful to NLS students, said Gary Swenson,...
April 29, 2016 - 11:10am
April 27, 2016
NLS Schools may have to scale back parts of building project
NEW LONDON — Design plans and the construction budget are being fine-tuned for New London-Spicer’s $20.6 million building project that’s set to begin this summer. Based on ballpark estimates the construction manager garnered from contractors, the current design and development...
April 27, 2016 - 11:27pm
April 25, 2016
Records published April 25
This is the records summary for April 25. Vehicle strikes power pole in Spicer SPICER — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle crash just before 10 a.m. Friday. A vehicle had left the roadway at the intersection of Skyline drive and North Shore drive...
April 25, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
The Spicer Strain: Walleyes may be better able to reproduce on own when stocked in area waters
Just like there are advantages to buying local foods, fisheries managers in Minnesota are also realizing there may be benefits to local genetics...
April 22, 2016 - 2:34pm
April 19, 2016
Spicer winery participates in Savor Minnesota
SPICER — Glacial Ridge Winery of Spicer participated Saturday in the seventh annual Savor Minnesota tasting event at Canterbury Park in Shakopee. The event featured several Minnesota wineries, breweries and food producers, and members of the public could visit each booth and try...
April 19, 2016 - 8:14am
April 16, 2016
Day in Life: Staying Fit in Spicer
SPICER -- Marcus McCleary, of New London, lost 184 pounds six years ago. He now teaches group fitness classes with Snap Fitness at the Green...
April 16, 2016 - 10:59am
Day in the Life 2: Faith Lutheran Church
SPICER -- Pastor Todd Nelsen, of Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer, stands by a display of crosses that were made with recycled and repurposed...
April 16, 2016 - 9:00am
County to add central decontamination site to combat aquatic invasive species
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County will deploy a new weapon this summer in the battle against aquatic invasive species: a central site in Spicer for...
April 16, 2016 - 8:59am
April 15, 2016
Zebra mussels popping up in the thousands on Green Lake
SPICER - The zebra mussel invasion is full-blown on Green Lake. At 4 Seasons Lawn & Beach Service, owner Chris Pientka said that he first...
April 15, 2016 - 10:46am
April 11, 2016
Summer street work will relocate Spicer’s July 4 holiday activities
SPICER — A major street and utility project in downtown Spicer this summer will affect the town’s popular July Fourth activities, including...
April 11, 2016 - 12:05am
April 7, 2016
Spicer hotel construction expected to begin in May
SPICER — The demolition of a former church building and construction of a new hotel on that same site is expected to begin next month in Spicer....
April 7, 2016 - 11:37pm
April 4, 2016
Mother of boy killed in ATV accident: I want to give him the best party ever
The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. Wesley Needham died Monday and his organs will...
April 4, 2016 - 11:15pm