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October 9, 2018
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Firefighter Explorer Michael Stark helps Nadir Hadi, 9, use the fire hose during Family Fire Night Tuesday at the Willmar Fire Hall.
13th annual Family Fire Night held at Willmar Fire Hall
October 9, 2018 - 8:17pm
October 3, 2018
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The Willmar Municipal Airport is holding a fly-in and drive-in event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Saturday and the public is encouraged to attend. Pilots are invited to bring their planes, while car collectors can take part in a car show. There will also be a freewill donation meal and, weather permitting, a formation flyover by Mooney aircraft.
Fly, or drive, to the Willmar airport on Saturday
October 3, 2018 - 6:54am
September 30, 2018
Register by Thursday for Willmar Area Community Foundation 20-year celebration
September 30, 2018 - 2:30pm
September 28, 2018
Good Neighbors published Sept. 28
September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
September 21, 2018
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Sharon Johnson of Atwater gets a dollar Friday at the Burger King drive-through in Willmar. Police Officer Marco Vazquez, left, and James Kroona from the Ambulance Service, were handing out dollars as part of a "Buckle up for a Buck" safety program promoting use of seat belts. Johnson said she "always" wears a seat button
Buckle up for a buck: Seat belt campaign rewards motorists for buckling up in west central Minnesota
September 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
September 15, 2018
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Vonna Marcus smiles while looking at pottery pieces available to purchase Saturday during the 21st annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. play button
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! marks 21 years
September 15, 2018 - 6:01pm
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Heidi Seiler looks Saturday at the memorial honoring the lives of those who died by suicide. The memorial was posted as part Willmar's Out of the Darkness Walk at Robbins Island. play button
Out of the Darkness: Willmar community walks for suicide prevention
September 15, 2018 - 3:56pm
September 13, 2018
Duluth police yield to NAACP on 'use of force' event
September 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
September 12, 2018
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Drivers move a sign into the curb Wednesday off North Business 71 for the Move Over campaign demonstration in Willmar.
Move over for emergency vehicles
September 12, 2018 - 9:03pm
September 9, 2018
Outdoor fun was had by all during the 36th Annual Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge Farm in New London Saturday.
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Out for Prairie Pothole Days
September 9, 2018 - 9:55pm
September 3, 2018
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An angry red sun sets amidst prairie grass in a sky made hazy by smoke from wildfires in western Canada in this photo from mid-August in Pope County. The large fires are attributed to dry conditions associated with the changing climate.
Climate rally set for Sept. 8 in Willmar
September 3, 2018 - 8:31am
August 28, 2018
K-9 demonstrations called off for rest of Minnesota State Fair, mayor orders
August 28, 2018 - 4:58pm
August 27, 2018
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Kicking off rodeo festivities in Maynard Saturday evening, the crowd paid tribute to those who serve the community every day, including the Maynard Fire Department, from left, the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota State Patrol and the Chippewa County-Montevideo Ambulance squad.
Ride 'em cowboy at Maynard Rodeo
August 27, 2018 - 5:02am
August 26, 2018
Darin Brooks and Amanda Gehri unload a Clydesdale draft horse in front of the horse barn on the Minnesota State fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota State Fair expands horse show
August 26, 2018 - 6:45am
August 24, 2018
Minnesota State Fair photo
Minnesota State Fair breaks first-day attendance mark, but its far from daily record
August 24, 2018 - 5:28pm