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Sheriff's employees get leadership training
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
Area working to plug skills gap
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
Shooting for big things: Alexandria trap ready to compete in a competitive field
Sports schedule for Friday, April 20
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
LETTER: Autism affects one in 68 people
EDITORIAL: New help for those in mental crisis
IN THE KNOW: Mental health and wellness in schools
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
Tip Top’s latest scoop: New owners
hires and promotions
on the street
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
SPICER, Minn. — Despite the recent long stretch of below-zero weather in Minnesota in recent weeks, ice fishermen have been going through...
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
April 19, 2017
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
SPICER, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will host a bipartisan legislative forum to discuss the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22,...
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
December 29, 2016
Minnesotans killed in Florida plane crash identified
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Funeral services for a New London woman and a Spicer man killed this week in a Florida plane crash are being planned...
December 29, 2016 - 8:25pm
December 28, 2016
2 dead after MN plane crashes in Florida
WILLMAR, Minn. – A plane reportedly owned by a Spicer businessman crashed in a residential neighborhood in Florida Tuesday night, Dec. 27,...
December 28, 2016 - 7:48pm
September 21, 2016
Teen stabbed in St. Cloud mall thought attacker was 'playing around' at first
WILLMAR, Minn.—It was a matter of seconds and small decisions. If Ryan Schliep, of Willmar, and his girlfriend, Jaylynn Patzoldt, of Spicer,...
September 21, 2016 - 4:48pm
September 1, 2016
Charges: Man was angry with bouncers at Zorbaz in Spicer when he fired gun
WILLMAR, Minn.—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday...
September 1, 2016 - 8:18am
August 29, 2016
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
SPICER, Minn.—A 38-year-old Lake Lillian man was arrested early Sunday after people at Zorbaz restaurant in Spicer allegedly witnessed him firing a gun as he drove out of the parking lot. According to information from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, a deputy heard five...
August 29, 2016 - 9:40am
November 22, 2010
Second woman dies from injuries suffered in Saturday night accident near Litchfield
LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- Another woman has died due to injuries suffered in a multiple-vehicle accident late Saturday night on Minnesota Highway 22 south of here. Barbara A. Wold, 55, of Spicer, died today at St. Cloud Hospital, according to a Willmar, Minn., funeral home. According...
November 22, 2010 - 4:39pm
October 28, 2010
Storm takes roof of Spicer business with it as it passes through area
October 28, 2010 - 12:31pm
October 6, 2010
Norwegian judge killed in Spicer crash
WILLMAR -- The driver of a vehicle killed in a Tuesday morning crash at the intersection of County Roads 10 and 4 east of Spicer was a Norwegian appeals court judge who was on his way to the Kandiyohi County Courthouse in Willmar. According to District Judge Donald M.
October 6, 2010 - 4:41pm
September 22, 2010
Cross country: Knight, Laker runners battle top athletes at NLS
The West Central Area's girls' and boys' cross country teams finished sixth and seventh respectively at the huge multi-team New London-Spicer Invitational last Thursday, while Minnewaska ran with incomplete teams in both divisions. Knight senior Kyle Toms finished second to Jacob...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Eden Valley woman faces two felonies in fatal motorcycle crash
WILLMAR -- Sarah Lynn Klein, 30, of Eden Valley made her first court appearance Monday on criminal vehicular homicide charges for a Saturday motor vehicle crash that killed two Spicer residents. Unconditional bail was set at $200,000 in Meeker County District Court. Klein's next...
July 27, 2010 - 7:10am
February 19, 2010
Spicer psychiatrist runs against Collin Peterson
A Spicer psychiatrist has announced her candidacy as a Republican for Minnesota's 7th District congressional seat, currently held by U.S. Representative Collin Peterson. Karen Nelson, who served eight years on the New London-Spicer School Board, issued a statement Sunday on the 7th...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
November 22, 2009
Spicer woman pleads to charge for taking pills to jail in sock
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old Spicer woman pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony fifth-degree drug possession charge, for bringing pills into the Kandiyohi County Jail in her sock. Under a plea agreement, a gross misdemeanor for introducing contraband to a prohibited location against Angela...
November 22, 2009 - 1:08pm
March 18, 2009
GIrls' basketball: Osakis falls to state-ranked New London-Spicer
The Osakis girls' basketball team had gotten pretty good at playing the underdog role throughout their run in the Section 6AA playoffs. The Silverstreaks upended two higher seeds to reach the section championship game last Friday night. While there, they almost claimed a third victim....
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am