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MORNING UPDATE: Ward 4 candidates layout goals, Saturday mail deliver cut to be announced

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Morning Update for Feb. 6:

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Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to deliver packages six days a week under a plan aimed at saving about $2 billion, the financially struggling agency says.

 Additional felonies for Cokato man in fatal crash that killed 3 people

WILLMAR — Prosecutors have filed three more felony charges of criminal vehicular operation against the 22-year-old Cokato man already facing multiple criminal counts for the triple fatal motor vehicle crash Aug. 17 east of Willmar.

Willmar's Ward 4 city council candidates lay out goals

 Jay Lawton says a strong point that he would bring to the Willmar City Council is being a bit tenacious and not backing down from controversy.

Audrey Nelsen says a strong point that she would bring to the City Council is a financial background and working with different budgets.

Willmar, Minn., YMCA campaign receives major cash gift from Duininck Companies

WILLMAR — A major gift by Prinsco, Duininck Concrete and Duininck Inc. of Duininck Companies LLC has brought a capital campaign for the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA to over the halfway mark.