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BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Minn. students practice persuasion on the guy at the top: the superintendent
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
June 30, 2010
Finance Committee will ask City Council to approve surveying local citizens about concerns as city looks to balance budget
The Finance Committee is recommending the City Council ask citizens to rank the city's 10 most important programs or activities. Their comments...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
City officials rule mobile home issue needs more discussion
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council unanimously defeated a motion Monday night to declare two abandoned mobile homes unsafe in violation of city exterior storage and exterior maintenance ordinances. Instead, the council voted 8-0 to return the concept of removing unsafe mobile homes...
June 22, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
City officials may turn to public regarding '11 budget
WILLMAR -- Willmar City Council members might consider taking comments from local citizens into account as officials and Mayor Les Heitke begin...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
June 15, 2010
Co. says no to justice; lake-home residents frustrated
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners may have just turned one of the state's more liberal supreme court justices into a cynic. In a...
June 15, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
H-R male nominee: Matt Anderson of Dawson-Boyd
MATT ANDERSON Dawson-Boyd 15 letters FOOTBALL: Led the area in rushing his senior year with 1,700 yards and 28 touchdowns. The four-time letterwinner and starter was all-conference three times and All-Area team twice. He rushed for 4,706 yards and 58 touchdowns in his career. Also...
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 3, 2010
No opponent means some down time for regional GOP House official
STARBUCK --- Paul Anderson is hoping to get his RV off the farm yard this summer. Two years ago, when the Republican state representative from rural Starbuck was campaigning hard during his first attempt to win a seat in the Minnesota House, there was no time to go camping. But...
June 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
AP Source: Kelliher picks Gunyou as running mate
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Margaret Anderson Kelliher reached outside her party to tap former Republican administration appointee John Gunyou as her running mate, The Associated Press learned Friday. The AP confirmed the selection with a person with direct...
May 21, 2010 - 11:12am
May 18, 2010
Anderson-Erickson Memorial Golf Outing is June 18
The Willmar Cardinal Pride's Anderson-Erickson Memorial Golf Outing is scheduled to be held June 18 at Eagle Creek Golf Club. Four-person teams can register at 11 a.m. the day of the event, which has a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration includes green fees, a cart, buffet dinner...
May 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2010
Willmar panel endorses proposed redesign concept for Becker Avenue
WILLMAR -- A redesign concept for Becker Avenue would provide a calmer and greener environment for downtown, according to supporters of a streetscape improvement proposal. The concept for a redesigned Becker Avenue from Sixth Street Southwest to First Street envisions creation of...
May 1, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Pat Anderson wins Republican endorsement for state auditor
MINNEAPOLIS - Pat Anderson won Republican Party backing early today to return to her old job as Minnesota state auditor. "Right now, every penny...
April 30, 2010 - 9:28am
April 23, 2010
Starbuck Republican is so far unopposed in House 13A race
STARBUCK -- Rep.
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
City officials find ways to cover more than $300K reductions
WILLMAR -- City officials say they've found the revenue they need to cover both a $286,032 reduction in this year's Local Government Aid and an unexpected $32,000 reduction in this year's property tax levy. The combined $318,032 loss will be covered with $320,269 in revenue from...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Agreement reached on repayment for land at old airport
WILLMAR -- The city of Willmar and the state of Minnesota have reached an agreement for the city to repay state money used to acquire about 700 acres of land for the old airport. State law requires a municipality to repay the State Airports Fund if any airport land acquired with...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 23, 2010
Anderson, Kimball receive DFL nods in 18, 18B
COKATO -- Darrin Anderson, who is running for the Minnesota House in District 18B, received the DFL endorsement Sunday in Cokato. Also Sunday, Hal Kimball of Cokato received the DFL nod for Senate District 18. Anderson, a resident of Litchfield, teaches social studies in the Willmar...
February 23, 2010 - 12:00am
February 22, 2010
District 18B DFL endorses Darrin Anderson
COKATO -- Darrin Anderson, who is running for the Minnesota House in District 18B, received the DFL endorsement Sunday in Cokato. Anderson, a resident of Litchfield, teaches social studies in the Willmar School District and is also an adjunct professor at St. Cloud State University....
February 22, 2010 - 4:52pm