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A South Dakota woman died in a crash Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 40 and Kandiyohi County Road 7 west of Willmar.
Our late spring is a challenge for migrating birds and frustrating for us, but it's not without its drama.
Two more commercial turkey flocks — in Blue Earth and Meeker counties — were added to the growing list of confirmed avian flu sites in Minnesota as of Friday's noon update, bringing the statewide total to 40 sites and 1,939,067 birds affected.
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott made the donation to Planned Parenthood North Central States, which operates 28 health centers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.

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Jeff Drexler built his first fish house in 1997 at the request of a dealer selling the backyard storage sheds he was manufacturing at the time. Montevideo-based Ice Castle now produces 50 different models of its popular RV/fish wheelhouses, and demand continues to grow.
Inclement weather proceeded throughout much of the day, with an expected 6 to 10 inches of snowfall from the storm being expected by the time the storm started tapering off in Kandiyohi County on Friday evening.
Algene Vossen, 80, is charged with second-degree murder in the 1974 killing of Mabel "Mae" Agnes Boyer Herman in Willmar. The Kandiyohi County Attorney's Office has appealed a ruling from a district court judge that found Vossen incompetent to stand trial.
Algene Vossen, 80, is charged with second-degree murder in the 1974 killing of Mabel "Mae" Agnes Boyer Herman in Willmar. A District Court judge has ruled him incompetent to stand trial and ordered screening for civil commitment.
A worn-out staff at Carris Health-Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar is waiting to see a end to the latest surge of COVID-19 cases.
Make no doubt about it, riding the rails is as illegal and dangerous now as it was back at the turn of the 20th century, but when life gives you few choices, you do what you can to survive.

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Algene Vossen, 79, is charged with second-degree murder in the 1974 killing of Mabel "Mae" Agnes Boyer Herman in Willmar. A competency hearing was held Sept. 10, where multiple doctors gave conflicting reports after a competency evaluation declared him unable to assist in his defense.
Concerns about the current drought in northern states and the high demand for ag commodities has led markets to increase for corn and soybeans. The potential risks and rewards of that current market were discussed at the annual Partners in Ag Innovation conference Thursday at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar.
English teacher Joan Marie Quinn advised her students' newspaper and was a member of the League of Women Voters. A celebration of life for Quinn, who died at age 72, will be July 20.

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