More Than 150 Members Of Engineering Battalion DeployingMore than 150 Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers based in Willmar are deploying to Kuwait.
4 Your Pets: National Dog Day Events In MinnesotaEven though National Dog Day has landed on a Wednesday this year, there are still some fun things to do with your pooch to celebrate. Willmar has picked the best day to hold the grand opening of their new dog park, on Willmar Avenue and 22nd Street Southwest.
St. Cloud Protesters Say Speaker Made Negative Comments About Somali RefugeesAccusations of racism are dividing one Minnesota community. A group protested in St. Cloud Saturday after a speaker allegedly talked about the effects of Somali immigrants moving to the city.
Kandiyohi County Hit Hard From Bird Flu CrisisSo far, 97 farms have been affected by the bird flu since the outbreak began in March. Kandiyohi County is ground zero with 37 of those farms. The state announced three new cases of the bird flu today, six new ones were reported yesterday.
National Guard Troops Mobilized In Fight Against Avian FluNational Guard soldiers have been called to help euthanize birds as part of the effort to stem the spread of avian flu in Minnesota.
Dayton And Franken Talk Bird Flu At Central Minn. Turkey FarmsGov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken were in Willmar Saturday to meet with emergency responders and poultry producers and talk about the ongoing response to the virus in Minnesota.
Parents Of Killed U Of M Band Member Get Apology In CourtThe parents of a U of M band member killed on his motorcycle say they got an apology in court Wednesday. The apology came from the teenager who crashed into him.
Willmar Domino's Franchisee Killed In Plane CrashEmployees at a Domino's Pizza in Willmar are grieving Thursday night after the loss of their long-time boss.
Police: Willmar Man Threatened To Burn Ex, Child AliveA Willmar man is accused of deliberately setting a house on fire while his ex-wife and 9-year-old child were still inside. According to Willmar Police, 32-year-old Fidencio Rojas has been taken into custody.
Authorities Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash With Semi In Western MNAuthorities are on the scene of a fatal crash in western Minnesota Friday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol received a report of a head-on crash at about 6:47 a.m. on Highway 12 at 120th St. NW in Kandiyohi County.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Christmas Lights In Minnesota'Tis the season to hop in the car with the family and take an evening drive to see all the Christmas lights in the neighborhood. Some houses have a string or two, while others go all out. So we asked where to find the best Christmas lights in Minnesota, and you picked a spectacular display in Willmar that took 900 hours to put up. And this isn't a city display -- it’s just one family's house and yard.
Fmr. Willmar Teacher, 34, Accused Of Having Sex With StudentA 34-year-old Ashby man is accused of having a 5-year sexual relationship with a student starting when she was 15 years old, according to the Kandiyohi County Attorney's Office.