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(Spicer MN-) The Executive Committee for the 2018 Governor’s Fishing Opener is looking for volunteers to serve as Fishing Hosts during the weekend-long event that will take place in the Willmar Lakes Area this spring. Read more

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The American Red Cross is issuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors to help tackle a winter blood shortage. Spokeswoman Sue Thesenga says here in Minnesota we need to collect one-thousand units of blood everyday to meet local demand. Read more

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(Bird Island MN-) A home in Bird Island was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon. No one was hurt but a family pet perished in the blaze. The Renville County sheriffs department says at 4:42 PM they got several 911 calls reporting smoke coming from the Jeff and Sheena Ackerson home at 260 Dogw… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A dozen people left the Willmar City Council meeting disappointed last night after Mayor Marv Calvin decided to cut off the public forum after the first of 13 speakers failed to observe the 3 minute time limit. Errol Bluhm of rural Willmar was the first on the list and spoke in… Read more

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(Willmar MN-)  An open house was held for Willmar's new Lakeland Elementary School Tuesday night.   Despite a chilly night, there was a good crowd on hand from 630 to 8 pm.   Watch the videos which show the inside of the school, and an interview with School Board Chair Mike Reynolds. Read more

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(Lyle, MN) -- Two students are recovering from minor injuries after a runaway semi crashed through the wall of a rural elementary school. The semi hit a dividing wall between two classrooms yesterday morning in Lyle, a small town near the Iowa border. The chief deputy with the Mower County S… Read more

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(Crosby, MN) -- Authorities are charging a man with murder in connection with his sister's stabbing death at a Crosby senior living facility. Police say David Otey confessed that he drove around the state Friday night thinking about killing his sister before he went to the facility where she… Read more

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(Washington, DC) -- Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty says he will not run for the U.S. Senate this year. Pawlenty made the announcement yesterday during an interview on "Fox Business." The former GOP governor said Minnesota will be a "tough state for Republicans" to win in 2018. Pawlen… Read more

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(Prinsburg MN-) The elementary kids at Central Minnesota Christian School in Prinsburg have the day off today, but it's not because of the cold or a snowstorm...it's due to illness. School officials say due to the high number of students who are sick in grades 4K-through-6 they are cancellin… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Willmar City Council meeting schedule this month has been altered due to a pair of holidays. They did not meet on their regular 1st Monday of the month because it fell on New Year's Day, and moved that meeting to January 8th. And they didn't meet on the 3rd Monday because o… Read more

 
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