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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
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