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Board denies Duininck Inc.’s appeal
Two killed in separate accidents within 12 hours on state Highway 29
VIDEO: Demolition day at the Jade Center
Paynesville man faces charges in teens’ death
Records published Aug. 28
Girls soccer: Cathedral blanks Cards in opener
Prep Volleyball Roundup
Girls Tennis Roundup
Boys Soccer Roundup
Gophers football: TCU defense makes teams earn every inch
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
'Come Blow Your Horn': Comedy now playing at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, MN
29th Annual Antique Car Run begins Saturday in New London
Grove City man hopes to find success in tough rap business
Video: Methodist pastor writes in Korean calligraphy
Try a soup on chilly summer days
Decade of dominance may soon come to pass for talented female BMX racer
Taunton — Martens
Holtrop — Vanderhooft
August/September issue of Live it! Magazine available in stands and online
Ralph A. Bratts
Gary Lee Monson
Tracy Lynn Leenerts
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Willmar group to continue working for positive change
Letter: What is Ron Christianson afraid of?
Minnesota Opinion: Strengthen laws to hold government accountable
Letters: Don’t cut gym classes
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