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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
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
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