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Kuwait Calling: Soldiers sendoff
Willmar teens win regional award with safe-driving video
Willmar Prom at the start line
Willmar council to meet as Board of Appeal Monday before regular meeting
Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners to meet Tuesday
Prep Baseball: MACCRAY keeps win streak alive with walk-off win
NFL: Vikings finally find a big target
NFL: Vikings take cornerback from Clemson in 2nd round
MLB: Tigers pound Twins
Thursday Track & Field: NLS, Minnewaska claim titles at Sauk Centre
Authorities obtain closed search warrant in connection with Prince's death
Due to phone issues, Barn Theatre offering alternative way to purchase tickets for Nancy Harms show
Authorities: Prescription opioid medication discovered on Prince at death scene
Clara City native, now a noted jazzist based in NYC, to perform in Willmar
Tickets remain for one of Garth Brooks' four shows in Fargo
Smith — Koenen
Schwindt — Williamson
Van Otterloo — Wubben
Schlueter — Jansen
Hintzen — Johnson
Live it!: Fashion tips to beat spring
Live it! Q&A: How preschool sets the tone for kindergarten
Live it!: Preschool ... and what your child can gain from it
Tips to determine if your child is ready for preschool
April/May edition of Live it! Magazine now available online
Francis J. Kramer
James "Jim" Jacoby
Norma Jane Fox
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Editorial: City Council needs to move on staffing issues
Editorial: Have a great prom and make sure to get home safe
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: California looms large for GOP
April 5, 2016
Business seminar April 22 in Morton to focus on employee retention
MORTON — A business seminar April 22 in Morton will include speaker Dick Finnegan, who will discuss how businesses can reduce employee turnover while saving money and improving employee engagement and productivity. Finnegan is the CEO of C-Suite Analytics and author of “The Power...
April 5, 2016 - 12:05am
March 29, 2016
Ridgewater’s Dr. Balay recognized as a top 40 veterinary technology instructor
WILLMAR — Dr. Allen Balay, a veterinary technology instructor at Ridgewater College, has been named one of the top 40 veterinary technology...
March 29, 2016 - 12:58pm
Steinwand joins Heritage Bank in Willmar
WILLMAR — Heritage Bank in Willmar has hired Dean Steinwand, a longtime banking professional who will now hold the position of business relationship manager. Steinwand will specialize in growing Heritage Bank’s client relationships with businesses in central Minnesota. Steinwand...
March 29, 2016 - 5:15am
West central Minn. Realtors report increase in sales in February
WILLMAR — The West Central Association of Realtors, which covers 21 counties of west central Minnesota, said there was a 50.6 percent increase in closed sales in February 2016 over February 2015. There were 125 closed sales last month. Another positive though was the length of...
March 29, 2016 - 5:14am
Johnson Memorial Health Services in Dawson receives CALS designation
DAWSON (Staff reports) — Johnson Memorial Health Services in Dawson is now among only seven hospitals in the state to be designated as a Comprehensive Advanced Life Support facility. Dr. Darrell Carter, a physician with the Affiliated Community Medical Centers clinic in Granite...
March 29, 2016 - 5:13am
March 22, 2016
ACMC in Willmar welcomes new occupational therapist
WILLMAR — Blake Sweney has joined Affiliated Community Medical Centers as an occupational therapist. As part of the hand therapy team, he will work alongside ACMC physicians and hand surgeons. Sweney will use many different therapeutic interventions to help those with injuries...
March 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Ridgewater hosting healthcare job fairs
WILLMAR — The campuses of Ridgewater College in Hutchinson and Willmar will each be hosting Community Health Fairs and Healthcare Job Fairs. Hutchinson will host March 29 in the Commons and Willmar’s event is scheduled for April 6 in the Student Center Dining Area. Both events...
March 22, 2016 - 6:00am
March 8, 2016
Minnesota cafe has been open continuously for 21,915 days - or 60 years
Steve and Peg Lange have done the math. Their restaurant, Lange’s Cafe in Pipestone, has been continuously open for 60 years. Counting in...
March 8, 2016 - 2:50pm
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
The sixth largest ethanol plant in the nation is located in Casselton, North Dakota. Agweek's Shawna Olson gets a tour of the facility and gives...
March 8, 2016 - 8:41am
February 22, 2016
Gigantic Amazon shipment center and 1,000 jobs come to Minnesota
SHAKOPEE - Amazon.com on Friday showed off the interior of its gigantic Shakopee fulfillment facility that later this year will teem with “hundreds...
February 22, 2016 - 8:45am
February 6, 2016
Wearing red for heart health
Orthopedic receptionists Vonna Faber, from left, and Mardi Eckhoff and orthopedic nurse Amie Carlson wear red Friday at Affiliated Commity Medical...
February 6, 2016 - 10:02am
December 16, 2015
Minnesota gas prices likely to continue falling as oil demand softens
Gasoline prices that continue to fall are giving consumers a present whenever they fill their tank, thanks to a supply glut. Global production...
December 16, 2015 - 10:16am
December 11, 2015
Equity firm KKR in the lead to acquire Minnesota-based retailer Mills Fleet Farm
(Reuters) - Buyout firm KKR & Co is in the lead to acquire U.S. outdoor retailer Mills FleetFarm for more than $1.2 billion, including debt,...
December 11, 2015 - 9:16am
November 30, 2015
Heavy Cyber Monday traffic knocks Target.com offline
Discount retailer Target Corp's website was down due to heavy traffic on Cyber Monday. Shoppers looking for bargains on Target.com were greeted...
November 30, 2015 - 11:04am
October 28, 2015
Minnesotan develops, plans to launch ride share app targeted at college students
FARGO – When Matthew Sullivan drives to Minneapolis, he pays close attention to the cars moving in the westbound lanes. "I see wall-to-wall...
October 28, 2015 - 5:14pm