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Man sentenced in Audubon Orton's robbery
Changes coming at LCRC: Sellin to take director's chair Nov. 6; Logan's retirement party set Nov. 3
Cruisin' (and improvin') the strip: City of Detroit Lakes proposes changes to West Lake Drive
Lake Park sugar beet worker spreads joy with costumes
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Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
No. 8 Titans secure seventh win in road shutout
Lakers end regular season with sweep of Hornets
Roth medalist, Bison end fall season with win in Washington
Raider girls third, Lakers fifth at final XC race
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
Letter: Tax chair says cities, counties better not raise taxes
Letter: St. Paul Ice Palace group thanks supporters in DL
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
September 6, 2017
Several area students enrolled at Ridgewater for fall semester
Ridgewater College, with campuses in Willmar and Hutchinson, Minn., recently announced that the following area students have been admitted to the college for fall semester 2017. Betty Schouviller, Callaway; Laurie Erdall, Katie Lawrence and Christine Scoles, all of Detroit Lakes;...
September 6, 2017 - 2:16pm
August 24, 2017
Minn. swimmers reminded of waterborne illness
WILLMAR, Minn. — Public health officials are reminding people to practice good hand-washing and avoid swimming in lakes or pools if they have diarrhea. Renville County in central Minnesota reported an uptick earlier this month in cryptosporidium infections. At least two day...
August 24, 2017 - 8:38pm
March 12, 2017
Early season signs are everywhere
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple tree on her Chippewa County farm, and...
March 12, 2017 - 8:14pm
November 19, 2016
Six-point buck head butts Willmar deer hide business owner, but escapes with his hide
WILLMAR, Minn. — A six-point buck head-butted a rural Willmar business owner, jumped over counters and tipped over boxes before fleeing...
November 19, 2016 - 5:02am
October 24, 2015
Rocori quiets Cards in section final
With weather and a stout Rocori defense stacked against it, the Willmar Cardinals football team needed just a couple of things fall their way. But...
October 24, 2015 - 12:50pm
October 22, 2015
After upsetting Otters, Willmar takes on Rocori in 8-4A football final
For the first time since 1988, the Willmar football team will play for a section championship. Sam Kerfeld’s five-yard touchdown run in overtime capped Willmar’s comeback from a two-touchdown deficit in the final six minutes of regulation and the Cardinals upset top-seed Fergus...
October 22, 2015 - 3:15pm
October 5, 2015
Soccer: Lakers girls win in seventh shutout of the season
The Detroit Lakes girls soccer team picked up their ninth victory of the season, and the seventh by shutout in a 1-0 win at Willmar Saturday afternoon. The Willmar pitch is a small field that created a physical environment for the players. The Lakers battled through five injuries...
October 5, 2015 - 3:09pm
January 6, 2015
Man arrested Sunday for allegedly setting Willmar home on fire
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A 32-year-old Willmar man is in custody for allegedly breaking into a Willmar residence Sunday evening, pouring gasoline throughout...
January 6, 2015 - 7:57am
December 4, 2014
Former Willmar high school teacher faces criminal sexual conduct charges
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A former teacher and coach at Willmar Senior High School faces charges of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having an inappropriate...
December 4, 2014 - 8:42am
October 21, 2014
OSHA begins inspection of Willmar Jennie-O plant
WILLMAR, Minn. -- An investigator from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration began work Monday at the Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar where more than two dozen employees became ill Friday evening. The first goal of OSHA’s inspection is to gather...
October 21, 2014 - 8:25am
October 20, 2014
Turkey processing returns to normal operations after workers sickened
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night...
October 20, 2014 - 7:52am
June 26, 2014
Officers enter home in Willmar to apprehend stabbing suspect
WILLMAR, Minn. — Law enforcement officers have entered the home in Willmar to apprehend a 19-year-old man suspected of stabbing a woman this morning at the home. According to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt, a 64-year-old woman was stabbed just after 8 a.m. this morning and ran...
June 26, 2014 - 12:13pm
June 13, 2014
Judge denies change of venue for Warwick murder trial
June 13, 2014 - 8:13am
May 6, 2014
Man who assaulted Willmar officers skips court date
WILLMAR, Minn. — An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a 23-year-old Kandiyohi man who failed to appear for sentencing on two felony charges related to assaulting three Willmar police officers in December. Cody Lee Friese was to be sentenced Monday morning by District Judge...
May 6, 2014 - 10:30am
April 9, 2014
Willmar teen expected to get life sentence
Sentencing was scheduled for 9 a.m.
April 9, 2014 - 10:47am