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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
State Wrestling: NLS' Austvold, BOLD's Garcia take home gold
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
July 25, 2013
GM 2Q profit falls nearly 16 percent
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors says second-quarter net income fell 16 percent as slowing international profits and losses in Europe offset strong North American earnings. The company earned $1.26 billion from April through June, or 75 cents per share. That compares with $1.5 billion,...
July 25, 2013 - 6:53am
July 24, 2013
Ford earns $1.2B in 2Q on strong U.S., China sales
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings and raised its profit and sales forecasts for the year as strong U.S. pickup truck demand and growing sales in China offset persistent - but narrowing - losses in Europe.
July 24, 2013 - 7:09am
July 10, 2013
New car too pricey? Used car prices are dropping
DETROIT (AP) -- Is that new set of wheels out of your price range? Used cars have gotten more affordable, especially if you're looking for a...
news / nation
July 10, 2013 - 2:01pm
June 25, 2013
Late auto-loan payments edged higher in 1Q
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Banks are increasingly extending auto-loan financing to borrowers with less-than-sterling credit, a trend that's contributing to a higher rate of missed loan payments.
news / nation
June 25, 2013 - 8:50am
June 18, 2013
Chrysler agrees to recall of Jeeps at risk of fire
DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler avoided a showdown with government safety regulators Tuesday, agreeing to recall 2.7 million older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.
June 18, 2013 - 2:12pm
Chrysler expected to formally refuse Jeep recall
DETROIT (AP) -- In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
June 18, 2013 - 6:54am
May 8, 2013
Toyota profit more than doubles on yen, cost cuts
TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota's quarterly profit more than doubled to 313.9 billion yen ($3.2 billion) as cost cuts and better sales worked with a weakening yen to add momentum to the automaker's comeback. By YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota's quarterly...
May 8, 2013 - 7:06am
May 2, 2013
GM net income falls 14 percent to $865 million in 1Q
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' net income fell 14 percent in the first quarter, weighed down by losses in Europe and weaker earnings in North America. GM earned $865 million, or 58 cents per share, compared with $1 billion, or 60 cents per share, in the January-March period a...
May 2, 2013 - 7:14am
May 1, 2013
Chrysler U.S. sales up 11 percent in April
DETROIT (AP) -- Strong demand for the Ram pickup truck helped drive Chrysler's sales up 11 percent last month as the company posted its best April in six years. By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) -- Strong demand for the Ram pickup truck helped drive Chrysler's...
May 1, 2013 - 9:00am
April 29, 2013
Chrysler profit falls 65 percent on lower shipments
DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler says its first-quarter net profit fell 65 percent as it shipped fewer older vehicles in preparation for several key product launches. The company earned $166 million in the January-March quarter, compared with $473 million a year ago. Revenue fell 6 percent...
April 29, 2013 - 8:21am
April 26, 2013
New Corvette to start around $52,000, GM says
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors said Friday that a base model of the 2014 Corvette Stingray will start at just under $52,000. By TOM KRISHER AP Autos Writer DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors said Friday that a base model of the 2014 Corvette Stingray will start at...
April 26, 2013 - 3:16pm