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Update: Jennie-O's Willmar processing plant #4 returns to normal operations after Friday night medical incident
Suspect arrested for allegedly threatening man with shotgun
Luncheon shows lines of poverty
Write-in: Time for change in city spending
College Football: Lifeless Warriors thrashed in season finale
The Insider: Four SEC West teams in AP top five
Manning breaks Favre's TD record
College Football: Gophers win shootout on late field goal
Prep Volleyball: Cardinals fall to champs but claim Pumpkin Classic third-place honors
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Donna Mae Knutson
Sara G. Molina
Tina Marie Williams
Hund — Hagemeyer
Drange — Sparks
Muench — Johnson
Juris — Dean
Enter your photo in our Signs of Fall contest
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
Editorial: Deserved honors for helping people
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
November 5, 2010
Appleton prison may reopen, house California prisoners
APPLETON -- The Prairie Correction Facility at Appleton may reopen in 2012 and house prisoners from California. According to a news release from Corrections Corporation of America, the owner of the vacant prison, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation intends...
news / region
November 5, 2010 - 11:39am
November 1, 2010
Letter: Failing at-risk youths?
At the "Kids Count Coffee" Oct. 26, the attendees heard that there are homeless youth in our county. Youth means children 11 to teens 17! I asked Willmar Senior Principal Rob Anderson about the only group that listed as "below acceptable graduation rates," those on free and reduced...
opinion / letters / education
November 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 17, 2010
Democrat says GOP workers' presence is intimidating voters
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton says Republican workers who videotape almost his every move are getting so close that they intimidate voters trying to talk to the DFL governor candidate.
news / local
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Public Forum: 'Naming rights' at a bargain
Finally, some courage in Washington concerning our now $4.5 billion bailout of Citi Group bank. They have a $400 million dollar deal to name the new Mets baseball stadium. Some congressmen are asking the President to apply pressure for them to back out of this ridiculous agreement. Perhaps...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Records, Feb. 2
Accident WILLMAR -- A driver and her passenger escaped injury but the front of the Godfather's business on the 1400 block of South First Street was damaged when a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier struck it. The 88-year-old driver is believed to have accidentally hit the gas pedal instead...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 28
- Ricky L. Hoffenkamp, 27, of Atwater, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended misdemeanor charge for intentionally pointing a gun at a person. As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and another misdemeanor...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Records, Dec. 5
Investigation reveals no sexual assault at high school WILLMAR -- An investigation by the Willmar Police into a reported sexual assault in early November at the Willmar Senior High School revealed that there was no such assault at the school, according to Police Capt. David Wyffels. A...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Agencies work to prevent falls among elderly
WILLMAR -- It's commonplace for Connie Feig, director of the Atwater Area Living at Home Block Nurse Program, to hear her elderly clients talk about how they've slipped or stumbled or nearly fallen. So when the Minnesota Department of Human Services launched an initiative recently...
local / community
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am