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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
From Texas to Minnesota, canines rescued with love
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Column: District’s 518 VIBE remains positive
Column: Tackling workplace shortage on multiple fronts
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Burdell Francis Bents
Herman E. Conrad
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
out and about
Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Data: Sept. 25, 2017
Special School Board Meeting
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes August 2017
Notice of public hearing
Probate of Robert L. Haberman
July 20, 2017
In special way, Southwest Minnesota memorial honors 19-year-old who died in Iraq
BREWSTER, Minn. — Never would Kathy Miller have imagined anything positive coming from her son's death 11-years ago in Iraq. But just a...
July 20, 2017 - 10:34pm
June 13, 2017
Minnesota school board votes 3-2 to keep book in the classroom
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Requests from citizens to have a book removed from the New London-Spicer School District curriculum have been denied....
June 13, 2017 - 9:53pm
Man's 'cruel and barbaric' attack on former girlfriend prompts judge to double sentence
WILLMAR, Minn. — Calling his actions "animalistic" and evidence of "how evil a person can act," Judge Jennifer Fischer sentenced Joseph...
June 13, 2017 - 8:43am
May 21, 2017
New London Level 3 sex offender scheduled for civil commitment hearing Monday
WILLMAR, Minn. — A registered Level 3 sex offender convicted of molesting a child is set to leave prison Tuesday and move to a home in...
May 21, 2017 - 6:22pm
April 14, 2017
Country club's former golf pro, general manager accused of stealing $292K
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Samuel Dean Drodofsky, the former general manager of the Little Crow Country Club, has been charged with one count...
April 14, 2017 - 10:50pm
March 24, 2017
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
WILLMAR, Minn. — A 26-year-old New London man is accused of stalking a woman and a girl in his vehicle, following their vehicle at close distance...
March 24, 2017 - 9:25am
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
Driver of horse-drawn wagon suffered heart attack during accident near Willmar
WILLMAR – A horse-drawn wagon driver was still in critical condition Monday evening, two days after his wagon carrying 15 passengers crashed during a Christmas light celebration near Willmar. Little information has come to light as to how the horses may have been spooked, which...
December 12, 2016 - 9:06pm
May 10, 2016
New London-Spicer School Board tables transgender policy
NEW LONDON — On a 5-2 vote Monday, as a crowd of more than 200 people watched, the New London-Spicer School Board tabled a proposed transgender...
May 10, 2016 - 3:46pm
April 29, 2016
Group starts petition opposing trangender policy
NEW LONDON — A petition that opposes a proposed transgender inclusion policy in the New London-Spicer School District was launched this week by a group calling itself NL-S Safe. The group of concerned citizens believes the policy would be harmful to NLS students, said Gary Swenson,...
April 29, 2016 - 9:17pm
‘A good fit’: Three Fingers Sawmill moves showroom to New London
NEW LONDON — For the last five years James Dykema has been creating one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted furniture made from logs with “character.” He has crafted the pieces at his Three Fingers Sawmill in an industrial area on the north edge of Willmar. And for two of the five years,...
June 29, 2015 - 9:20pm
December 18, 2008
Molestation conviction upheld
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a 53-year-old New London man for molestation of three sisters. In an unpublished opinion is-sued Tuesday, the appeals co-urt affirmed Patrick Ha-rold Smith Sr.'s convictions on second-degree criminal sexual conduct...
December 18, 2008 - 11:00am