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Coach feels compelled to share story of infant son killed by drunken driver
Kandiyohi County Board to hear proposed park names
Heartland accepting applications for heating assistance
Spicer youth honored for conservation efforts
Oregon sheriff who opposes gun control thrust into spotlight
College football: Warriors trounce Northland
Girls tennis: Saturday's results
Prep volleyball: Saturday's results
College football: Gophers hit brick wall
Girls swimming & diving: Cards fifth at Hutch
West Central Minnesota Meander artist’s passion is also her talent
Acclaimed vocal ensemble to play Bethel
Video: Fiddlers fire up at Terrace Mill
Show this weekend to promote local quilter and area guild
For this year’s Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! poster artist, inspiration comes from both home and away
Adult coloring club in Willmar offers women a unique place to escape the monotony of life
Alsum — Gauquie
Hauser — Green
Hennes — Tepfer
Larson — Lies
Roger M. Osterberg
Mary C. Davis
Doris E. Johnson
Commentary: Kevin’s McCarthy’s truthful gaffe
Editorial: Willmar working together has worked
Letter: An example of city propaganda
Letter: Baker falls short on broadband
Editorial: Pope Francis is winning hearts in America
Jennie-O Turkey Store employees recognized with Founders Awards
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store employees Brandon Kopacek and Mike Volkenant from the Willmar area were recognized with Founders Awards. The Founders Award program was inspired by and named for the company’s founders — the late Wallace H. Jerome and the late Earl B. Olson —...
June 4, 2015 - 7:01pm
June 1, 2015
Montevideo student wins Red Wagon Award
MONTEVIDEO — Young, dependent children often ride in red wagons. Older, mature youth can win Red Wagon Awards.
News / region
June 1, 2015 - 12:53am
May 19, 2015
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Electrical Association held its first-quarter board meeting in March and honored Joe Gatewood of Gatewood Electric Inc. in Willmar for his contribution to the industry by serving as an adviser to the executive board and for serving on the ETN Board of Trustees....
May 19, 2015 - 5:11pm
December 5, 2014
Rice Hospital receives award for revenue cycle improvements
WILLMAR — Rice Memorial Hospital recently received a Revenue Cycle Performance Award from Health Business Insights, citing the hospital for excellence and ongoing improvement in its revenue cycle. It was the second time Rice has been honored by Health Business Insights for its...
December 5, 2014 - 10:53pm
October 23, 2014
HCMC recognizes Rice Hospital for trauma care
WILLMAR — In recognition of the care it provides for trauma patients, Rice Memorial Hospital has been presented with a “Partner in Trauma Excellence” award from Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The award was presented Thursday during a trauma review meeting at...
News / local
October 23, 2014 - 11:24pm
September 30, 2014
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District wins national award
GROVE CITY — The kindergarten through sixth-grade students and teachers in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District are celebrating Tuesday’s announcement that they have been selected as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The award will be...
News / local
September 30, 2014 - 11:06pm
August 26, 2014
Community Foundation to honor Willmar couple, Jennie-O Turkey store
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Community Foundation announces that it will honor Dr. James and Colleen Thompson Michels and Jennie-O Turkey Store...
News / local
August 26, 2014 - 11:04pm
Willmar C.A.R.E. receives safety award
WILLMAR — For the second year in a row, Willmar Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise (C.A.R.E.) program that specializes in helping people with mental illness overcome addiction has received a Governor’s Safety Award for outstanding or continuing improvement in workplace safety. C.A.R.E....
May 26, 2014 - 11:46pm
Quick Signs earns Daktronics Award
WILLMAR — Quick Signs of Willmar recently received the Daktronics Silver Club Award for outstanding sales achievement in 2013. This award is given to dealers who purchase at least $250,000 in Daktronics products in a calendar year. Daktronics is the world’s leading supplier of...
May 26, 2014 - 11:45pm
March 28, 2014
Spicer winery owners honored with state award from SBA
SPICER — Ron and Kim Wothe, owners of Glacial Ridge Winery of Spicer, have been named the Minnesota Encore Entrepreneurs of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. According to a news release from the Small Business Administration, the Encore Entrepreneur of the Year...
News / local
March 28, 2014 - 12:00am
December 14, 2013
LeCocq receives Cottington dairy award
ST. CLOUD — The Minnesota Milk Producers Association has recognized Bob LeCocq as the 2013 recipient of the Bruce Cottington Friend of Dairy Award. The presentation was made Dec. 3 during the Midwest Dairy Expo in St. Cloud. In 2006, Minnesota Milk Producers awarded the first...
News / state
December 14, 2013 - 12:17pm
December 7, 2013
Willmar Middle School Principal Simenson wins statewide recognition
WILLMAR — Beckie Simenson, assistant principal at Willmar Middle School, has been named the top assistant principal in the state. The Minnesota...
News / local
December 7, 2013 - 5:08am
October 4, 2013
Editorial: Congrats on honor for your service
The Willmar Area Community Foundation presented several significant awards Thursday night that were well-deserved by the individuals, business and organization. The foundation’s dinner also celebrated all the donors and volunteers who make a positive difference in the community. The...
opinion / editorials
October 4, 2013 - 3:00am
September 7, 2013
Willmar residents, Canadians to be honored for lifesaving efforts
WILLMAR — Three local residents, as well as two Canadian lifeguards, will be honored Monday evening with Life Safety Certificates from the Willmar Ambulance Service for their efforts in saving the lives of two Willmar residents. Daniel Ruter and Robert Rodriguez, both of Willmar,...
News / local
September 7, 2013 - 10:37am