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Klobuchar pushes for federal funding to support producers facing avian influenza
Records published April 28
Avian influenza kills 3 million birds, costs rise
Clara City farmer’s invention reduces soil erosion
Mayors want more money for streets
Prep baseball: BOLD too much for Cardinals
Prep softball: T-Hawks outslug Marshall
Prep baseball roundup: NLS splits with Annandale
MLB: Detroit holds off Minnesota
NFL: Bigger, stronger Vikings expect Peterson to play
Prairie Winds Concert Band sets concerts Sunday in Willmar, Minnesota
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
West Central Singers’ ‘Bedtime Stories’ concerts this weekend
Lac qui Parle Mission open house set for Sunday near Montevideo, Minnesota
Belgrade, Minnesota, author releases sequel to ‘Jude’s Gentle Giants’
D’Huyvetter joins Anez Consulting
Harvey Anderson & Johnson to build new Clara City funeral chapel
Ridgewater College partners for job training
Heritage Bank offers debit card fraud control
Moonlighting: Portion of U.S. workforce holding multiple jobs declines
Augusto H. Anderson
Ronald L. Bennett
Gartner — Hammond
Heiling — Zimmer
Olson — Schlitter
Video: Gorbie 10-weeks post-amputation
Video: West Central Connection Chorus
Letter: Willert is a fine superintendent choice
Editorial Willmar residents just want answers
Letter: An apt editorial cartoon
Commentary: A Graham candidacy's fun factor
Commentary: Is democracy unraveling?
March 4, 2009
State, federal mandates are beginning to frustrate the City Council
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will be making known its frustration with mandates. The council has directed City Administrator Michael Schmit to draft a letter asking two state agencies to review requirements or provide an appeals process for mandates on a bike path grant and...
news / local
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
Questions continue to swirl around Westwind mortgage documents
WILLMAR -- Questions continue to swirl around documents that a developer says are needed to receive a state grant for the Westwind Estates affordable housing project. A majority of Willmar City Council members say they need clarification of the name of the mortgagor on the Westwind...
February 19, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
City ordinance would allow dogs in outdoor restaurant areas
WILLMAR -- City Attorney Rich Ronning has drafted an ordinance that would let dogs accompany persons into outdoor food and beverage establishments. A law passed by the 2008 session of the Legislature allows cities to write such ordinances. The City Council was encouraged in June...
news / local / community
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
As economy chips away at local government, Heitke proposes county mayors discuss sharing services
WILLMAR -- Willmar Mayor Les Heitke said he intends to invite all mayors from Kandiyohi County cities to discuss possible sharing of services and financial efficiencies. "I think it would be worthwhile in this climate of looking for more efficiencies to draw together our mayors within...
local / news
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Judge issues oath of office to four council members; application for real estate rehab funds is approved
WILLMAR -- Judge Donald Spilseth issued the oath of office Monday night to returning Willmar City Council members Denis Anderson and Jim Dokken and to new council members Tim Johnson and Steve Ahmann. They were the winners of the four open council seats in the Nov. 4 general election....
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Willmar Council canvasses ballots; totals unchanged
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council met in special session Thursday afternoon to canvass ballots cast by voters for council candidates in Tuesday's general election. The official vote totals were unchanged from the previously reported unofficial results. Denis Anderson, 62, was re-elected...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Willmar Council winners thank voters for support
WILLMAR -- The four winning Willmar City Council candidates thanked voters for their support at the ballot box in Tuesday's general election. Voters returned two incumbents and elected one newcomer and a former council member to the four four-year terms that begin in January. In...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Editorial: Ward 3 - Elect Steve Ahmann
Former councilman Steve Ahmann is running unopposed in Ward 3 for the Willmar City Council. He should be elected again to the council. Ahamnn has served well during his previous terms on the City Council.
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am