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George departs Shuster's curling team
Lynx vet Brunson credits vegan diet for her longevity
Humor tops bill on annual Gopher Road Trip
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
Saints RB Ingram suspended for PED violation
May 6, 2018
Southern Prairie health alliance stands at crossroads
WILLMAR, Minn.—In its work among low-income residents of southwestern Minnesota, Southern Prairie Community Care has had successes in keeping people healthy and bringing down costs. The 12-county collaboration has tackled frequent use of the emergency room. It has improved the...
May 6, 2018 - 10:13pm
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
December 15, 2017
Rule change coming for northern pike, but no dramatic changes in fishing expected
SPICER — New regulations for northern pike will be in effect when the 2018 fishing season opens in May. The new regulations divide the...
December 15, 2017 - 5:02pm
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 12, 2017
IMPACT of Agriculture in Kandiyohi County magazine now available online
By definition, agriculture seems simple enough – growing crops and animals to provide for the masses. The reach of agriculture, however, goes...
October 12, 2017 - 3:16pm
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