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Parks commission urging Renville Co. to upgrade, license for campgrounds
West central Minn. schools closing early due to winter storm
Private employers step up hiring, trade deficit narrows
U.S. car buyers borrow more as rates fall and standards loosen
Roads already slick with more snow and wind on tap for today
Vikings break ground on new stadium
Prep Wrestling: Willmar outmuscles BOLD, KMS
Gymnastics Roundup: Mighty Melrose topples Willmar
Timberwolves, Spurs meet Wednesday in Mexico City
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Play our High School Football Pigskin Pickem Contest
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
Take control of holiday spending: Finance counselor says make a budget, start shopping early
Sara A. Yoder
Mary Ellen Feichtinger-Tucker
Ellsworth Allen Bergerson
Geraldine E. Jackson
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
Letter: Willmar Council is balanced (link fixed)
Letter: A rational view of the mayor
August 25, 2012
Danny Tyree: Conservatives, let’s save PBS
I guess Mitt Romney thought he was preaching to the choir when he told Fortune Magazine some juicy details of his economic plan. But the choir is not a monolith; it’s made up of distinct individuals. Romney indicated that his actions as president would include COMPLETELY ELIMINATING...
opinion / commentary
August 25, 2012 - 11:33pm
Pioneer Previews for August 26
By GRACE GOUKER email@example.com Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park....
August 25, 2012 - 11:31pm
August 24, 2012
Pioneer Previews: Benson to headline last Summer Concert Series today
Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park. For details, call 308-2300. Monday “Totally...
August 24, 2012 - 9:07pm
August 23, 2012
Young artist’s work attracts attention along Sculpture Walk
BEMIDJI – A young artist who graduated from TrekNorth High School this spring is one of the featured artists on the Bemidji Sculpture Walk for 2012. Ivan Smith, who was mentored by Bemidji sculptor Albert Belleveau last year, is one of the youngest artists to have been chosen to...
August 23, 2012 - 12:53am
August 21, 2012
Bemidji City Council: Upstream TV requests $40K, bumping cable fees for customers
BEMIDJI – The city’s public access television channel has requested the city’s help in expanding and improving its services. Mike Bredon, the executive director of Upstream TV, appeared before the Bemidji City Council Monday evening to request $20,000 in fees and $20,000 in...
news / local
August 21, 2012 - 11:24pm
August 18, 2012
Fine Arts Festival in New London, Minn.
The New London Fine Arts Festival, conducted near Holm Park in New London, continues today in conjunction with the annual New London Music F...
news / local
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 16, 2012
Legacy Destination Weekend events Friday-Sunday in Willmar, Minn., Lakes Area
The Barn Theatre's live performance of Agatha Christie's "A Murder is Announced": through Friday, The Barn Theatre, Willmar. Live theater performance of Agatha Christie's "A Murder is Announced" directed by Barn Theatre veteran and UCLA coach Tom Orth. www.thebarntheatre.com Legacy...
showcase / local
August 16, 2012 - 9:56am
Artist from Montana featured at weekend festival in New London, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Combining her fascination with glass and her love of animals, Kathleen Sheard hopes to inspire others with her artwork. Most known...
showcase / local
August 16, 2012 - 9:49am
Legacy Destination: Willmar Lakes Area a showcase for the state of Minnesota
WILLMAR -- Organizers in and around Willmar are preparing to leave a legacy. A wealth of events planned to celebrate the area's arts, history...
August 16, 2012 - 9:46am
August 15, 2012
Odegard’s hockey sculpture moves downtown
BEMIDJI – When the statue of the hockey player from the Bemidji State University John Glas Fieldhouse reappeared on the Bemidji Sculpture Walk this spring, it was spruced up and ready for action. The 9-foot-tall hockey player was sandblasted and sprayed with automotive paints to...
August 15, 2012 - 11:19pm
July 8, 2012
Creating Art Together: Building friendships through art
laying with paint, women let their creativity flow from their minds to their shirts at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. The local art group Creating Art Together traded its typical water color paints for acrylics to paint shirts for a day. Joan Salter of Pennock organized the...
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
news / local
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Kandiyohi County: 'Where the lakes begin'
WILLMAR -- It's no secret that Minnesota boasts some of the most gorgeous natural scenery in the United States, due in large part to the state's...
local / outdoors
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Airshow Saturday offers glimpse of WWII museum in the works in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- While this weekend's airshow is expected to bring thousands of visitors to the Granite Falls Municipal Airport, it's likely only the beginning in terms of people making this site a destination. The Fagen Fighters WWII Museum will open this fall to permanently remember...
showcase / region / world
June 14, 2012 - 12:55pm
March 29, 2012
Young musician visits three Willmar, Minn., schools
Not many kids in rural Minnesota can say they've been in the same room as a Stradivarius violin, much less heard it played by a person who seems...
showcase / local
March 29, 2012 - 12:01am