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UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
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Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Hornets to make 24th state appearance
DL wrestlers section runners-up
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
Betty Thorman Johnson
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A judge has denied a defense request to move the trial for a teen accused of murdering his grandmother. District Judge...
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. today (Wednesday) for a Willmar teen who pleaded guilty last week to first-degree premeditated murder in the slaying of an elderly woman last summer. Brock Junkermeier, 19, is expected to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility...
April 9, 2014 - 10:47am
January 27, 2014
Minnesota teenager sentenced to juvenile center for role in murder of 79-year-old grandmother
WILLMAR, Minn. — The 16-year-old Willmar teen involved in the murder of Lila Warwick was sentenced this morning to programs at the Prairie Lakes Youth Programs in Willmar. Devon Jenkins was ordered to complete both the secure and non-secure programs at Prairie Lakes, serve probation...
January 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
January 7, 2014
Victim identified in two-vehicle crash near Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. - The man killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday just east of Willmar was Steven Joseph Szalma, 38, of Kandiyohi. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office released the man's name Monday in a news release. Szalma was the driver of one of the vehicles. The sheriff's office...
January 7, 2014 - 8:37am
December 21, 2013
Attorney seeks to suppress statement in Willmar murder case
WILLMAR, Minn. - The attorney for a teen charged in his grandmother’s killing wants a portion of the teen’s statements to law enforcement officers disallowed in his trial. Attorney Daniel Mohs argued Friday that the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents who questioned Robert...
December 21, 2013 - 10:30am