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Video: Willmar Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
Willmar City Council to meet Monday evening
Willmar Schools realigning program for English Learners to serve greater number of students
NBA Playoffs: Heat shake off slow start to clip Bobcats
PGA: Kuchar wins Heritage on bunker shot
NFL: Former 2,000-yard rusher Johnson out to quiet critics
MLB: Braves’ Harang comes close to tossing no-hitter
Football: Ex-soldier says his friendly-fire shots might’ve killed Tillman
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Cornelius "Cornie" Zondervan
Kyle J. Rotert
Alice F. Schwab
Dorothy L. Becker
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Letter: A need to help homeless
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 27, 2009
Letter: Would a roundabout be safer?
Another life has been lost this past week at a very dangerous road crossing. The intersection of Highway 71-23, Highway 294 and County Road 24 just north of Willmar has been the site of too many traffic deaths. Various combinations of traffic signs have not helped solve the problem....
opinion / letters
April 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Letter: Recovery is up to all of us
The news media tells us that the feds gave the large banks billions to rescue the housing industry. Instead of helping out "Joe the plumber" with the threatened home foreclosures, the big banks cannibalized smaller banks to make themselves bigger. Greed. Those responsible should...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Letter: Leadership in perilous times
An open letter to our new president-elect, Barack Obama First, congratulations and God's blessings on you and our good old United States of America. In these times of economic uncertainty, vanishing savings, job layoffs, business closing, etc., we find ourselves in very uncertain...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Letter: How to fix the economy?
Question: How can a country, the U.S., that has a $10 trillion debt, find $700 billion to aid the bank and financial industry to case up credit and move the financial world again? I know what my banker would tell me. Is printing more currency the answer? Would not that devalue our...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
We need a sense of nationalism
All of us United States citizens are looking forward to the national election coming up on Nov. 4. There are going to be some BIG changes for five years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq under George W's administration. In my mind, along with all the hoopla of a national election,...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
Letter: A lesson in saving on gas
A partial help to save on the gasoline crunch (high prices) and save a lot of gasoline: We have been at war in Iraq for over five years. I won't even guess the total amount of money we have spent (or wasted). Not only the cost of our military operations but also the cost of rebuilding...
opinion / letters
September 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 28, 2008
Slinden -- Thissen
Ashley Slinden and Jay Thissen are engaged to be married Aug. 9 at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Slinden is the daughter of John and Carol Slinden of Grove City. She is a graduate of Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City High School in Grove City, earned a degree in social work from Bemidji...
June 28, 2008 - 12:00am