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Park Rapids woman serves up second helping of food stories with memoir
Celebrate 'National Wine Day' with themed cookies
Joyride service begins fourth season
On the rotorwings of angels: Reporter takes flight with Life Link III
Opening eyes to danger on the road
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Letter: Give families options for early childhood education
May 14, 2015
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Norway Lake NEW LONDON — The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association will celebrate Syttende Mai beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday at First...
May 14, 2015 - 8:38am
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 19, 2015
Friends mourn loss of 2012 KMS graduate
SUNBURG — The community is mourning the loss of Aaren Glesne, a 2012 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg graduate who died early Sunday morning in a...
March 19, 2015 - 10:48pm
March 17, 2015
Woman injured in crash Monday
SUNBURG — A woman was airlifted to the hospital for injuries suffered in a one-vehicle accident around 11:42 p.m. Monday on state Highway 9 in Sunburg. Karen Welander, of Sunburg, was reportedly driving westbound near the 7800 block of Highway 9 in a 2004 Ford Taurus when her vehicle...
March 17, 2015 - 11:14pm
Woman airlifted for injuries sustained in Sunburg car accident
SUNBURG -- A woman was airlifted to the hospital for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident around 11:42 p.m. last night along State Highway 9 in Sunburg. Karen Welander of Sunburg was reportedly driving westbound on Highway 9 in a 2004 Ford Taurus when her vehicle...
March 17, 2015 - 4:53pm
March 16, 2015
UPDATE: Law enforcement identifies man killed in Sunburg accident
SUNBURG -- A 21-year-old man has been identified as the motorist killed in the car accident near Sunburg early Sunday morning. Aaren Alan Glesne of Sunburg was pronounced dead at the scene around 7:30 a.m. Sunday of the one-vehicle rollover crash, according to a news release from...
March 16, 2015 - 9:25am
March 15, 2015
Sunburg man dies in crash
SUNBURG — A rural Sunburg man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 7 a.m. Sunday in Norway Lake Township near Sunburg. The man was reportedly traveling northbound along Kandiyohi County Road 1, near 225th Avenue Northwest, at the time of the accident, according to the Kandiyohi...
March 15, 2015 - 10:40pm
January 28, 2015
Former Kandiyohi County DNR officer sentenced on felony theft charge
WILLMAR — A former Department of Natural Resources conservation officer was sentenced Wednesday on a felony theft charge for allegedly charging more gasoline on his state-issued fleet card than what he used while on patrol. James Clifford Steffen, 48, formerly of Sunburg, was sentenced...
January 28, 2015 - 11:10pm
January 20, 2015
Records published Jan. 21
This is the records summary for Jan. 21. Man allegedly flees scene of accident Monday evening that injured Sunburg woman SUNBURG — A 29-year-old Murdock man was arrested for allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident Monday evening in which a Sunburg woman was injured. It is...
January 20, 2015 - 11:03pm
January 11, 2015
Records published Jan. 12
This is the records summary for Monday, Jan. 12. Thefts SUNBURG — Tires, aluminum rims and a tire bead breaker were stolen in a theft reported Saturday morning at an auto shop in Sunburg. Tracks were spotted leading to the shop on Central Avenue. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
January 11, 2015 - 11:16pm
November 13, 2014
Fire destroys Sunburg gas station
SUNBURG — Standing in the snow on a bitter cold Thursday morning, Aaron Sondrol looked at the pile of burned rubble that — just 24 hours...
November 13, 2014 - 11:56pm
Fire destroys service station in Sunburg Wednesday
SUNBURG -- Firefighters battled for multiple hours Wednesday with a fire that destroyed a service station in Sunburg. Sondrol Service Station...
November 13, 2014 - 10:58am
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
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 asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 7, 2014
County board candidates share views during forum
WILLMAR — The two candidates seeking a seat on the Kandiyohi County board of commissioners participated in a forum Tuesday night. Incumbent...
October 7, 2014 - 11:17pm
September 1, 2014
Record numbers at Sunburg car show
Sunburg’s population of 100 tripled in size Labor Day when a record 182 cars signed in for the sixth annual Sunburg Trolls Car Show at Willie...
September 1, 2014 - 10:56pm