WILLMAR — Students earning community college associate of arts degrees like those awarded each year at Ridgewater College may now be guaranteed the degree will transfer to any of any of Minnesota State's seven public universities. Minnesota State, formerly known as Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, announced a new program this week for students who complete the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum and earn a minimum 2.0 GPA at six of the colleges and a 2.4 GPA at Winona State University.
HECTOR -- U.S. Highway 212, west of Hector, is currently blocked by an overturned semi-truck, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The highway, which cuts across the middle...
This is the records summary for Nov. 18. Attempted burglary
PAYNESVILLE -- A Benson woman was injured Thursday night as a passenger in a two-vehicle crash in Paynesville.
The Barn Theatre presents "A Mostly Minnesota Christmas" at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and Nov. 25-26, with 2 p.m. matinees this Sunday and again Nov. 27. 'Tis the season to be merry ... and annoyed by your family. As Bill, played by Andrew Benson, and Abby, played by Gio Hanson, prepare for Christmas in frigid northern Minnesota, long-estranged relatives start showing up on their doorstep to heal old wounds and reconcile irreconcilable differences.
Assault WILLMAR—Police responded to the 500 block of Sixth St. S.W. at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a physical assault. A woman told police that a woman's ex-boyfriend had beat up a current boyfriend. One man involved said he had been hit and head-butted, and was bleeding, but did not want to press charges or seek medical attention. The other man had left the scene on foot before police arrived. Threats at Woodland Centers
VICTORIA -- Part of State Highway 7 is expected to be closed until at least 6 p.m. Wednesday after a semi-tanker lost a 368,000-pound tank on a stretch of the...
Suspicious vehicle leads to citations WILLMAR—Two people were cited for fleeing on foot after a traffic stop near 490 19th Ave. S.E. in Willmar. It happened around 2 p.m. Monday, after police received a report from a woman who believed three people in a red vehicle next to her, two men and one woman, were using drugs. Fraudulent computer
WILLMAR — Loffler Companies, which provides business technology and services in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, has purchased Copier Business Solutions of Mankato and Willmar. The staff at Copier Business Solutions, including Bill Dale, will join Loffler Companies as well. The merger will increase the both companies' market knowledge, client base and service range.
CLARA CITY — Kay's Naturals of Clara City, which creates healthy snack foods for those with diabetes, trying to lose weight, or those just looking for healthier options, has been named the 2016 Ag Innovator of the Year by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute. This is the Institute's highest honor and has been awarded annually for more than 10 years. The Institute chooses a client company that it feels has made the most impact in product innovation, uniqueness and commercialization potential.