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The boys of fall
Joint powers board names new regional transit system
Frailties of mental health system laid bare at local meeting
Beasts under the big top
Lane closure on Willmar Ave. S.E.
Prep Football: ACGC flattens Benson
NFL: Goodell promises changes to league's conduct policy
Tom Powers: Minnesota teaches the NFL a lesson
Prep Football: Zylstra, Wildcats upend Glencoe-SL
NFL: Zimmer knows how to deal with adversity
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Calvin LeRoy Isaacson
Gerald H. Olson
Kerry Lynn Schulz
Evelyn L. Reinke
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
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