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Council honors Yanish, DeBlieck for service to city
Warning issued on scam caller pretending to be sheriff’s deputy
Willmar man pleads not guilty to second- and third degree assault
BOLD School Board approves $1.6 million tax levy
Pressure mounts to fix Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Boys basketball: Lakers stun Monte
Girls Basketball Roundup: Willmar wins second straight
Prep Wrestling Roundup
Women's Basketball: Warriors upend Central Lakes
Boys basketball roundup: Melrose edges Morris/CA
New London, Minn., Little Theatre gets a facelift
History-oriented films top SAG nominations
Christmas classic opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minnesota
Latest issue of Business 2 Business is available online
Latest issue of Business 2 Business is available online
Trying something new: City’s former tech coordinator starts his own business
Ruby E. Mikelson
Mary R. Erickson
Odell E. Waterman
Orel Jane Loe
Schmidt — Hagen
Peterson — Spanier
Slagter — Sportel
Raatz — Kinney
Clementino — Loseth
Editorial: Giving thanks is the key for Thursday
Editorial: Time is right for policy change on Cuba
Editorial: The Barn is key asset for all our community
Editorial: Council should OK land purchase
Letter: Generosity or company greed?
April 6, 2014
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
WILLMAR — The Green Mill Restaurant reopened this week to rave reviews, according to its general manager. “People love it,” Tim Mattern said. “We’ve gotten great reviews as far as the overall look of the restaurant. … We try to talk to every guest, and we’ve been getting...
April 6, 2014 - 10:53pm
April 2, 2014
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd. said it would not renew a deal allowing T-Mobile US Inc to sell its products, a gamble by the smartphone maker as it struggles to stabilize its business under an aggressive new chief executive officer. The move comes just six weeks after a public...
April 2, 2014 - 9:54am
April 1, 2014
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR, Minn. — Career professionals make a huge impact on this area’s business community, and Business2Business would like to recognize...
April 1, 2014 - 9:55am
March 25, 2014
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
NEW LONDON — Grace Living Community of GlenOaks of New London launched an expansion of services to the Village Apartments Feb. 1. A nurse and staff are now available whenever needed, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It was also decided to expand dining services to include...
March 25, 2014 - 12:44pm
Kramer is Grace Place program director
WILLMAR — Janine Kramer has been named program director of Grace Place of Willmar, a nonprofit, faith-based supportive Christian residential facility for women facing difficult life situations. Grace Place welcomes adult women without dependents with living skills and a safe...
March 25, 2014 - 9:26am
EDC names Schmoll business development specialist
WILLMAR — Connie Schmoll has joined the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission as the business development specialist. In this position, Schmoll will focus on EDC work in agriculture and renewable energy development throughout Kandiyohi County....
March 25, 2014 - 9:24am
March 20, 2014
April Business2Business: Inspiring, ecouraging and recognizing people who step up in their communities
Read the April issue of Business2Business here
March 20, 2014 - 2:51pm
Benefits of company volunteerism
Companies reap numerous benefits from employee volunteerism efforts, including: - Leveraging grant dollars Directing both a company’s contributions dollars and its employees’ time and talent to the same causes can sometimes produce results far greater than either could do...
March 20, 2014 - 10:04am
Tips on business volunteer programs
According to the Minnesota Council on Foundations, volunteerism is a key component of many companies' philanthropic and community affairs programs, including giving dollars to charity and giving of time. Nonprofit and community groups and organizations are in great need of capable,...
March 20, 2014 - 10:01am
Volunteering on the job
Every year Minnesota employees spend thousands of hours building homes with Habitat for Humanity, ringing Salvation Army bells, serving on boards of community organizations and collecting food for food shelves and raising funds for numerous nonprofit entities. Many of those volunteer...
March 20, 2014 - 9:52am
March 14, 2014
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
Sandwich chain Quiznos Corp filed for pre-packaged bankruptcy protection on Friday after struggling with high debt and stiff competition for years. The chain, known for pioneering the concept of toasted subs, said the restructuring would cut its debt by more than $400 million. ...
March 14, 2014 - 12:30pm
March 13, 2014
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
(Reuters) - J.C. Penney Co Inc (JCP.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) is about to undo the centerpiece of former Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson's failed vision to take the retailer upmarket.
March 13, 2014 - 7:29am
March 6, 2014
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) ratcheted up discounts in February on its full-size pickups, but it is telling Wall Street analysts that it intends to maintain premium pricing and margins on the trucks despite a drop in volume and...
March 6, 2014 - 6:58am
March 3, 2014
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in February were slightly brisker than expected as hefty incentives lured customers into dealerships late in the month despite cold and snowy weather.
March 3, 2014 - 1:18pm
February 26, 2014
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
By Dhanya Skariachan and Jim Finkle NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp's (TGT.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) net profit almost halved...
February 26, 2014 - 7:53am