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Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
Everybody 'love, love, loves' Perham's Grandma Odie
Henning native receives lifesaving award
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
William J. Cole
Diana Lynn Aker
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Lions Club creates comfortable seating for day training program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
Severe Weather Announcements (4)
September 22, 2016
Tipster leads to major drug bust of Minnesota woman
WILLMAR—A concerned tipster helped CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force agents apprehend a Willmar, Minn., woman suspected of possessing to sell...
September 22, 2016 - 12:55pm
January 6, 2016
GYM: Perham wins battle of state-ranked opponents
Perham-It was the second meet in as many nights, but it didn’t faze the Perham Yellowjacket gymnastics team. The second ranked Yellowjackets earned a narrow victory over the fourth ranked Willmar Cardinals, 145.20-144.05, at the Hauer Gymnasium in Perham on Jan. 5. “It went pretty...
January 6, 2016 - 12:53am
May 20, 2015
Willmar Police apprehend man who allegedly sexually assaulted young girl
WILLMAR, Minn. --The 27-year-old Willmar man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl who didn’t show up for court last week has been apprehended by law enforcement and made his first court appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. A warrant...
May 20, 2015 - 11:44am
March 30, 2015
Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock
WILLMAR, Minn. – A commercial turkey flock in Stearns County has become the third in the state to be infected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza. The infection was confirmed Saturday, when state officials announced that a commercial flock of approximately 40,000 birds...
March 30, 2015 - 10:40am
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...
October 21, 2014 - 10:07am
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...
October 20, 2014 - 2:04pm
September 17, 2014
Man killed in crash with truck
WILLMAR, Minn. –– A Willmar man is dead after a two-vehicle crash Monday in Renville County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Carl P. Rowan, 24, died when the 2013 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a 2012 Peterbilt semi. The crash was reported at 5:11 p.m....
September 17, 2014 - 10:30am
November 14, 2013
Teen may be tried as adult in Willmar homicide
Prosecutors are seeking to try a 16-year-old Willmar boy as an adult for his alleged role in the killing of an elderly woman. Devon Jenkins will stand for an adult certification hearing Dec. 10 in the killing of Lila Warwick, 79. The hearing date was set Tuesday, and it will be...
November 14, 2013 - 12:42pm
December 31, 2009
Alexandria man gets prison for domestic assault, ransacking home
WILLMAR -- Juanel Anthony Mikulak, 22, of Alexandria and formerly of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison on a felony domestic assault charge for assaulting Willmar woman on Sept. 21. As part of his sentence handed down in Kandiyohi County District Court, Mikulak...
December 31, 2009 - 10:00am
December 29, 2009
Willmar students' marble sorters could lead to engineering careers
WILLMAR -- There are easier ways to sort a dozen marbles. But as a project in an introductory engineering class, designing and building a marble...
December 29, 2009 - 3:55pm
Willmar man faces drunken driving charges after nearly hitting snow plow on city street
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on drunken driving charges for allegedly drinking and then driving...
December 29, 2009 - 3:46pm
December 8, 2009
Atwater man sentenced for driving 110 mph while impaired
WILLMAR -- A 35-year-old Atwater man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation, $1,500 in fines and 30 days in jail on a felony charge...
December 8, 2009 - 6:50am
November 30, 2009
Rural Belgrade church rapist suspect's bail set at $500K
WILLMAR -- Bail was set this morning at $500,000 for the man accused of beating, raping and robbing a 73-year-old woman last week at a northern...
November 30, 2009 - 1:36pm
Litchfield man dies after vehicle plunges into King Lake
WILLMAR -- A car and driver were found in King Lake north of Willmar early this morning. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received a call shortly before 2 a.m. of a vehicle in the water on 60th Avenue Northeast, east of North First Street in Dovre Township. The car, a 1998...
November 30, 2009 - 10:58am
State Patrol identifies Willlmar man killed in crash
WILLMAR - The State Patrol has identified the Willmar man killed Thursday in a broad-side accident west of Willmar in Chippewa County. Robert Prekker, 77, was killed when the 1989 Ford Pickup he was driving collided with a 2001 Steerling tandem grain truck at the intersection of...
November 30, 2009 - 10:56am