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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 3, 2015
Intersection of U.S. Highway 12, Minnesota Highway 22 to be milled and paved
LITCHFIELD — Motorists can expect delays this week as the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Minnesota Highway 22 will be milled and paved, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The intersection is part of the current detour for the Highway 12 project between...
August 3, 2015 - 8:37pm
August 1, 2015
Parents at ACGC put focus on technology
GROVE CITY — Technology and social media were at the forefront of discussion this week when the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board conducted a retreat to discuss online surveys of parents in the district. Superintendent Sherri Broderius said many parents want students to have...
August 1, 2015 - 12:14am
July 13, 2015
Officials ID victim of deadly motorcycle crash
ATWATER — A 72-year-old Grove City man has been identified as the motorcyclist who died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Sunday morning in Atwater. Larry Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
July 13, 2015 - 10:54pm
Grove City man identified as victim of deadly motorcycle crash
ATWATER – A 72-year-old Grove City man has been identified as the motorcyclist who died in a single vehicle motorcycle crash Sunday morning. Larry Johnson was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
July 13, 2015 - 3:54pm
June 26, 2015
ACGC junior, senior high students to start 15 minutes earlier
GROVE CITY — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City junior and senior high students will start their school day 15 minutes earlier next year, a decision made Monday by the ACGC School Board to provide the older students with more instruction time. The school board voted 6-1 to change morning...
June 26, 2015 - 12:09am
June 14, 2015
All in the family
ATWATER — One cannot drive too far in rural Minnesota without spotting a little white church. They’re everywhere. To non-members, they probably...
June 14, 2015 - 11:53pm
Atwater’s new playground
Volunteers assemble new playground equipment Saturday at Centennial Park in Atwater. Over 35 volunteers worked three hours under the direction...
June 14, 2015 - 11:32pm
May 25, 2015
Quilt of Valor
World War II combat medic Glenn Stranberg, 97, of Atwater, was presented with a Quilt of Valor Sunday at Bethesda Pleasant View, where he is...
May 25, 2015 - 11:42pm
Video: WWII Medic, from Atwater, receives Quilt of Valor
World War II combat medic Glenn Stranberg, 97, of Atwater, served in both the Pacific and European Theaters from 1943-45. On Memorial Day weekend, he was presented with a Quilt of Valor by Gayle Liebe. The Sunday ceremony was held at Bethesda Pleasantview, where Glenn is a resident....
May 25, 2015 - 8:16am
May 20, 2015
Ex group home employee allegedly steals from clients
WILLMAR — A former caretaker at multiple local group homes faces charges of financial exploitation of vulnerable adults for allegedly stealing more than $8,400 from developmentally disabled clients. Carrie Sue Wadsworth, 35, of Willmar, made her first appearance Wednesday on two...
May 20, 2015 - 11:33pm
May 19, 2015
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
ATWATER — Ricky Whitcomb and Rachel Whitcomb of Whitcomb Brothers Grain Systems Inc. in Atwater recently attended the Global Industries 2015 National and International Sales Conference in Amelia Island, Florida. They joined 540 other attendees at this biannual incentive trip that...
May 19, 2015 - 5:09pm
May 5, 2015
MnDOT to host open house on U.S. Highway 12 construction from Atwater to Litchfield
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation encourages the public to attend an open house informational meeting regarding construction on U.S. Highway 12 from Atwater to Litchfield, which includes a detour. According to a news release from MnDOT, the meeting will be from...
May 5, 2015 - 9:26pm
April 14, 2015
Letter: Support healthy lifestyles
I want to thank Rep. Dave Baker, Rep. Tim Miller and Sen. Lyle Koenen for taking time out of their busy schedules to discuss the need to support measures that will increase active living and physical activity among Minnesota's youth, thereby helping to combat childhood obesity....
April 14, 2015 - 5:35am
April 1, 2015
Grass fires reported in Willmar area, red flag warning issued
WILLMAR — Strong winds and low humidity have caused a number of grass fires this week in Kandiyohi County, and have also caused the National...
April 1, 2015 - 11:27pm
March 25, 2015
Letter: Don’t rush to judgment
I almost have to laugh while reading all the vituperative remarks directed at the Willmar City Council members who voted to terminate the city administrator’s employment contract. Such righteous indignation is — apparently — much more justified, wielded by “concerned citizens,”...
March 25, 2015 - 11:26am