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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Robyn (w/video)
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Polar Plunge a success despite recent warm weather
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
Preparing for the Polar Plunge w/video
Boys basketball: Battlers wrap up LEC title against Ashby
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
Blizzard hockey: Alex sweeps, cushions lead for second in West
Section 5A swimming: Cards punch plenty of tickets to state
Wrestling: Bogart, Kluver-Longfellow punch their tickets to state
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Violet L. Angen
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 4, 2016
Krafts honored as Operators of the Year
The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association recently named Harold and Rosemarie Kraft from Canary Beach Resort in Villard 2016 Operators of the Year. The award was presented during the association's Fall Conference Oct. 25-27 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria....
November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 17, 2016
Villard man killed in crash in Westport
A 71-year-old Villard man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Westport Saturday. Dominic Marthaler, 20, of Sauk Centre was driving a Ford F350 south on 110th Ave. at Highway 28 in Pope County while Susan Kuseske, 70, was driving a Buick Lucerne east at the same location at about...
October 17, 2016 - 10:19am
October 30, 2015
Burnin' it up
Fire was ablaze Tuesday night in Forada, shooting high in the sky. But don't worry. It was an intentional fire. The Forada and Villard fire...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
Villard man cited for driving 115 mph
A Villard man was pulled over on Monday, August 24, for going 115 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone. At 6:32 p.m. on County Road 4, a Douglas County deputy clocked a 2013 Dodge Charger going 68 mph in a 55 zone. The vehicle was traveling westbound and turned north onto County...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Former Villard firefighter charged with arson
A former firefighter for the Villard Fire Department is charged with arson for allegedly setting a grass fire in the Villard area on April 11. Nathan Ray Glaser, 21, of Villard made an initial court appearance Tuesday on felony charges of second-degree arson, wildfire arson and negligent...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Villard earns grant for road upgrade
The city of Villard was approved to receive a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to assist with the reconstruction of Grove Lake Avenue. The project is designed to improve access to Massman Automation Designs and provide opportunities...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 26, 2014
Ski injury poses questions about safety
A significant injury suffered by a 15-year-old Villard resident and Sauk Centre High School student recently has raised questions about safety practices for downhill skiers and snowboarders. Sauk Centre ninth grader Katelyn Gierke was skiing at Andes Tower Hills earlier this month...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Reward turns tragic on the slopes
Villard girl severely injured on school ski trip
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
May 21, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash near Villard Tuesday
Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of State Highway 28 and 150th Street (Pope County Road 29),...
May 21, 2013 - 1:28pm
August 15, 2012
Class Reunion - Villard to hold All-School Reunion on September 8
The Villard All-School Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 8 at the Corral in Nelson. Social hour is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. The honored class is the Class of 1962. For reservations, call Anita Gerdes Kovar at (320) 763-1610 or Margo Fierke Hoffman...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2011
The Villard all-school reunion is set for Saturday, September 10 at the Corral in Nelson. The honored class is the class of 1961. Social hour is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. For reservations, call Anita Gerdes Kovar at (320) 763-1610 or Margo Feirke Hoffman at (320)...
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Explosion damages pig farm in Villard
No one was injured and no livestock lost in an explosion and a fire reported around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Paul Fiedler pig farm in rural Villard. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, the Sauk Centre, Melrose and Villard fire departments, plus the Sauk Centre Ambulance...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Villard all-school reunion
A Villard all-school reunion will be held Saturday, September 11 at the Corral in Nelson. Social hour will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner. The honored class is the class of 1960. For reservations, call Pat at (320) 554-6779 or June at (320) 554-3338.
July 21, 2010 - 11:11am
February 12, 2010
Massman Automation Designs acquires popcorn packaging company
Massman Automation Designs, LLC of Villard recently acquired Talon Manufacturing, Inc., which will operate under the new business entity of Talon Massman, LLC. Founded in 1994, Talon Manufacturing has been serving the microwave popcorn industry with automated packaging machinery...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Massman helps Someplace Safe
Massman Automation Designs, LLC of Villard recently collected many boxes of items for Someplace Safe houses in Douglas and Pope counties during...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am