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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Man agrees to $2 million settlement after St. Paul police biting, kicking incident
Minn. man convicted of attempted murder loses appeal centering on photo ID
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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David "Doc" Halliday
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
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December 7, 2016
Watch the KMS Marching Saints at mass band performance at Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary
The popular KMS Marching Saints band is in Hawaii for the 75th anniversary observance of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The band will...
December 7, 2016 - 9:47am
75 years after Pearl Harbor, Minn. brothers will rest together in USS Arizona
HONOLULU — John Anderson somehow survived the bloody mayhem of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But in that attack, Anderson,...
December 7, 2016 - 5:28am
August 31, 2016
Willmar airport invites public to celebrate a decade of landings, takeoffs
WILLMAR—If Willmar residents happen to hear the roar of airplanes Sunday morning, Patrick Curry asks them not to be alarmed. "It is just...
August 31, 2016 - 4:42pm
June 9, 2016
Anniversary celebration to be held next week for 100-year-old Lake Lillian business
LAKE LILLIAN - An open house in honor of Hanson Silo Company’s 100th anniversary will take place from noon-7 p.m. June 16 at their site at...
June 9, 2016 - 1:20pm
May 10, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities celebrates a milestone anniversary
WILLMAR — It was 1891 when the first utility works and commission were established in Willmar. Approved March 7, 1891, in a landslide vote...
May 10, 2016 - 12:32am
January 25, 2016
Willmar Utilities appoints interim CFO
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission opened its meeting Monday with a moment of silence in honor of Tim Hunstad, director of...
January 25, 2016 - 11:42pm
January 8, 2016
Minnesota state parks mark 125 years
ST. PAUL — State officials on Friday invited Minnesotans to take part in special events throughout the coming year as part of the 125th anniversary of Minnesota state parks and trails. On hand at Fort Snelling State Park to kick off the year-long celebration were Lt. Gov. Tina...
January 8, 2016 - 11:14pm
June 17, 2015
It takes a village to tell a story this big
IF YOU GO What: The Chippewa County Historical Society celebrates historic Chippewa City’s 50th anniversary with an open house, free root...
June 17, 2015 - 11:44pm
June 14, 2015
All in the family
ATWATER — One cannot drive too far in rural Minnesota without spotting a little white church. They’re everywhere. To non-members, they probably...
June 14, 2015 - 11:53pm
June 4, 2015
Association lauds Lake Region Bank’s 100th anniversary
NEW LONDON — The Independent Community Bankers of America has congratulated Lake Region Bank of New London on its 100th anniversary. Association President Camden Fine said community banks like Lake Region drive Main Street economic stability and prosperity and are the definition...
June 4, 2015 - 6:58pm
March 26, 2015
Lutheran Social Service celebrates 150 years
RED WING — Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, which is marking its 150th year, has a staff of 2,300 helping thousands of children, families,...
March 26, 2015 - 8:00am
December 7, 2014
Survivors commemorate 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack
HONOLULU — For the fifth year in a row, Lou Conter made the trip to Honolulu from his Alta Sierra, California, home to remember his USS Arizona shipmates who died in the surprise air attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Before the 73rd commemoration ceremony started on the Pearl...
December 7, 2014 - 9:13pm
June 24, 2014
Peterson Brothers marks 125 years in business: Once also a furniture store, funeral home now operated by fifth generation of family
WILLMAR — Peterson Brothers Funeral Home of Willmar is marking 125 years in business this week. An open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday...
June 24, 2014 - 11:34pm
June 6, 2014
Back to Normandy: U.S. D-Day paratrooper, 93, to jump again for anniversary
CLEVELAND — Seventy years ago, Jim “Pee Wee” Martin parachuted into France, behind German enemy lines, ahead of the D-Day invasion. This...
June 6, 2014 - 12:01am
April 15, 2014
Thanks and defiance: Boston marks anniversary of bombing with song, prayer
BOSTON — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, other leaders and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing shared messages of thanks and defiance on...
April 15, 2014 - 11:24pm