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Man who stole from wealthy Minnesota philanthropist sent to prison
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
Federal lawsuit hopes to change way state, county 'unfairly' take away children --especially in black families
Minnesota firefighter catches baby dropped from apartment
Central Minn. man dies after vehicle he was driving loses control, rolls
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
SOFTBALL: BHS scores too little, too late, falls to Cloquet
TRACK AND FIELD: Jacks compete at Brainerd meet
BASEBALL: Jacks fall to EGF in season opener
Alfred James Benais
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
March 31, 2018
Lives of Paynesville couple celebrated just as they had wanted
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. - Friends, family and the Paynesville community celebrated the lives of Wilbert "Wilie" and Gloria Scheel exactly the way...
March 31, 2018 - 3:12pm
March 29, 2018
Prosecutors seek maximum sentence for man charged with murdering grandparents
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Stearns County prosecutors said they plan to seek the maximum sentence allowed for Gregory Allen Scheel, 33, of Paynesville,...
March 29, 2018 - 6:33pm
March 23, 2018
Grandson arrested for murder in deaths of couple called pillars of Minn. town
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. — The grandson of a Paynesville couple found dead Thursday in Kandiyohi County has been arrested for second-degree murder...
March 23, 2018 - 9:35pm
March 22, 2018
Minn. county takes farmland buffer strip law into own hands, finds huge success
WILLMAR, Minn. — While some parts of Minnesota farm country struggle with a new state law requiring buffer strips around pubic waters,...
March 22, 2018 - 6:01pm
February 1, 2018
Search warrant of Minn. home turns up variety of drugs and weapons, including rocket-propelled grenade launcher
WILLMAR, Minn. — A search warrant Tuesday, Jan. 30, led to five arrests and uncovered drugs, nearly four dozen firearms and suspected explosives,...
February 1, 2018 - 6:35pm
January 8, 2018
Inmate dies at Kandiyohi County Jail
WILLMAR - An inmate at the Kandiyohi County Jail died after being found unresponsive Sunday afternoon. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said...
January 8, 2018 - 6:44am
November 1, 2017
4 teens hurt after early morning crash in Minnesota
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Four young teens were injured early Wednesday, Nov. 1, when their vehicle landed upside-down in a slough south of...
November 1, 2017 - 10:10am
October 11, 2017
Convicted stalker gets 33 more months for sending victim letters from Minn. prison
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man already serving prison time for harassment and stalking was sentenced Monday, Oct. 9, to 33 months in prison...
October 11, 2017 - 8:22am
September 28, 2017
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR, Minn. — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west-central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
Dog tethered to anchor in a lake near Willmar reportedly had been euthanized
WILLMAR, Minn. — Investigators believe the dog found dead Aug. 1 in Point Lake with a rope tethering her to an anchor had been previously...
August 28, 2017 - 8:22pm
August 26, 2017
Finding a market for hemp: More than 2,000 acres of industrial hemp planted in Minnesota this year
WILLMAR, Minn. — A growing market for industrial hemp as food, fiber and nutraceuticals is gaining ground in west central Minnesota and could find a place in Kandiyohi County. There's at least one field of hemp planted this year in Chippewa County and a food-grade processing...
August 26, 2017 - 2:15pm
July 12, 2017
As deadline for fiber-optic project nears, 1 Minn. county could lose out
WILLMAR, Minn. — A fiber-optic line to bring high-speed internet service to northwestern Kandiyohi County is in jeopardy, and another...
July 12, 2017 - 9:09am
July 7, 2017
Partial closures planned at Minnesota license bureaus
WILLMAR, Minn.—If you need to renew your license plate tabs or transfer a vehicle title this month, better do it soon. License bureaus...
July 7, 2017 - 6:27pm
June 12, 2017
Minnesota man admits stealing from rural neighbors, cries in court
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 45 months in prison for a long list of felony theft and burglary charges for taking...
June 12, 2017 - 10:15pm
June 11, 2017
Sunday storms pack a punch
PENNOCK, Minn. — A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota...
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm