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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 2, 2012
Candidates in District 16A focus on jobs, economy, taxes, education
Al Kruse and Rep.
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Sen. Franken to visit Willmar, Minn., to discuss rural health care workforce issues
WILLMAR -- Sen. Al Franken will visit Willmar on Tuesday to tour Rice Memorial Hospital and talk to area health care officials and employees about the workforce challenges facing rural health care. The visit will include a tour of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic, a joint program...
April 2, 2012 - 2:44pm
March 3, 2011
Juhnke to travel state promoting ag, energy issues for Sen. Franken
ST. PAUL -- Al Juhnke, a Willmar Democrat who served seven terms in the Minnesota House of Representative, will go to work for U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Juhnke, defeated by Willmar Republican Bruce Vogel last November, will handle Franken's agriculture, energy and environmental...
March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
March 2, 2011
Sen. Franken hires Juhnke for ag, energy and environmental outreach slot
Seven-term veteran state Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, will go to work for U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Juhnke, defeated by Republican Bruce...
March 2, 2011 - 2:05pm
January 12, 2011
Franken pushes rural jobs, small business in Minnesota
Growing small business will create new jobs -- and new tax revenue, says U.S. Sen. Al Franken.
January 12, 2011 - 9:21am
January 11, 2011
Video: Senator Al Franken visits with Grand Forks newspaper editorial board
Sen. Al Franken, DFL-Minn., sat down Monday with the editorial board of the Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald. Here is a video report on the discuss...
January 11, 2011 - 4:11pm
November 17, 2010
Vogel, fresh off Election Day upset, says he's ready, eager to get to St. Paul
In the two weeks since ousting veteran legislator Al Juhnke from the House 13B seat, Bruce Vogel has been busy getting his house in order in...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
House 13B: Republican challenger Bruce Vogel defeats incumbent Al Juhnke
Update 3:45 a.m.
November 3, 2010 - 3:45am
October 25, 2010
Editorial: Al Juhnke is the best choice for Dist. 13B
House District 13B voters face the choice on Nov. 2 between Democratic incumbent Al Juhnke and Republican challenger Bruce Vogel. It is a choice...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: Term limits are needed
There are many clear differences this year between the candidates running for the House of Representatives in District 13B. Just one of those differences is where the two candidates stand on term limits. Bruce Vogel, a local businessman and family man, firmly believes in term limits....
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Letter: The company Al Juhnke keeps
In the race for House of Representatives in Kandiyohi County District 13B, there are two pro-life, pro-Second Amendment candidates. Al Juhnke barely received the endorsements from both the MCCL and NRA, and Bruce Vogel also received "A" ratings from both groups. The difference here...
October 22, 2010 - 11:03am
October 21, 2010
Letter: An incumbent out of touch
I attended the League of Women Voters forum on Sept. 28. Al Juhnke's answer to the question regarding voter ID shows that he is out of touch and unaware of what is going on in our state. His reasoning for not supporting voter ID was that we didn't have a voter ID problem in Minnesota....
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Letter: Juhnke has support
Is Al Juhnke a conservative? Webster's New World Dictionary describes "conservative" as "moderate, prudent, safe." The Minnesota Farm Bureau Political Action Committee states in its Aug. 17 letter addressed to Rep. Juhnke: "On behalf of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Political Action...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Grass Lake restoration discussed at meeting attended by stakeholders
WILLMAR -- As the first phase of the Grass Lake restoration project gets finalized in preparation for spring construction, stakeholders were...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 2, 2010
Al Newman to throw out first pitch at Stingers' game
WILLMAR -- Former Minnesota Twins infielder and coach Al Newman will throw out the first pitch before the Willmar Stingers' game Thursday against the Rochester Honkers at Bill Taunton Stadium. Newman will also sign autographs and will be available to take pictures. The gates open...
August 2, 2010 - 12:00am