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AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Developing a vision: EDC reviews retail data to develop economic strategy for the future
Records published March 25
Willmar Community Center creates community one event at a time
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Midwest Opinion: A workable path to bipartisan health care reform
Minding our Elders: Feeling useful integral to emotional health
Dave & Vivian Swanson
June 14, 2016
Baker tornado matches Montana’s strongest ever
BAKER, Montana -- The National Weather Service rated the tornado that ripped through Baker Saturday as an EF-3 in a preliminary storm survey...
June 14, 2016 - 5:30am
June 17, 2015
Klobuchar orders in
OLIVIA — Thanks to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Master’s Coffee Shop and Bakery in Olivia will get its first taste of overnight shipping. Klobuchar’s assistant called the shop and ordered 50 assorted pastries for a constituent meeting in Washington, D.C., according to shop owner...
June 17, 2015 - 11:19pm
March 19, 2015
Rep. Baker authors bills to fund Highway 23 expansion between New London and St. Cloud
WILLMAR — Three different bills with three different funding options to finish a four-lane expansion of state Highway 23 between New London and St. Cloud will be introduced Monday in the Minnesota House of Representative. Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, has authored bills to pay...
March 19, 2015 - 1:11pm
November 5, 2014
Baker elected to House in 17B
WILLMAR — Rep. Mary Sawatzky narrowly lost her re-election bid to the House of Representatives in District 17B by a margin of 214 votes in a hard-fought race against Willmar businessman Dave Baker. In unofficial results, Baker, a Republican, had 7,807 votes and Sawatzky, a Democrat,...
November 5, 2014 - 2:31am
GOP delegates meet Saturday in Willmar for endorsement in Dist. 17B race
WILLMAR –– Republican delegates from District 17B will meet Saturday in Willmar with the goal of endorsing a candidate to run this fall against DFL Rep. Mary Sawatzky of Willmar. The district’s convention begins at 9 a.m. at the MinnWest Technology Campus. Two GOP candidates,...
March 5, 2014 - 11:43pm
January 24, 2014
Willmar businessman Dave Baker will seek Republican nod to challenge Sawatzky in House race
WILLMAR –– Willmar businessman Dave Baker announced this afternoon that he will seek the Republican nomination for the Minnesota House of...
January 24, 2014 - 1:10pm
October 15, 2013
Baker sworn in as new Kandiyohi County Attorney
WILLMAR — Shane Baker was sworn in Tuesday as the new Kandiyohi County Attorney. He will fill the unexpired term of Jenna Fischer, who resigned...
October 15, 2013 - 11:57pm
Baker sworn in as new Kandiyohi County attorney
WILLMAR – Shane Baker was sworn in Tuesday as the new Kandiyohi County Attorney. He will fill the unexpired term of Jenna Fischer, who...
October 15, 2013 - 1:52pm
October 10, 2013
Committee recommends Shane Baker for county attorney
WILLMAR — Assistant Kandiyohi County Attorney Shane Baker will be recommended for the job as the county’s top legal adviser and prosecutor. A committee interviewed three finalists for the job of Kandiyohi County Attorney earlier this week and will recommend that the...
October 10, 2013 - 11:22pm
September 5, 2013
State Chamber Board elects Baker chair-elect
ST. PAUL — Dave Baker was elected chair-elect of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2013-14. He is owner of Baker Hospitalities Inc. of Willmar. Baker would take over as chairman in October 2014. Baker said he was humbled and honored to be asked to serve...
September 5, 2013 - 3:24pm
February 22, 2013
Thieves swipe entire landscaping building in Baker, Minn.
By Mike Nowatzki The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead BAKER, Minn. – As the owner of a landscaping business, Lance Akers has suffered through minor...
February 22, 2013 - 7:45am
September 25, 2012
Municipal Utilities Commission OKs general manager employment agreement
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved the employment agreement with Wesley Hompe as general manager. Hompe, former...
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 6, 2012
Prairie Kitchen blog: Baking tips for the home baker
August 6, 2012 - 8:43am
April 7, 2012
Why Willmar needs the 'iCardinal Campaign'
Education is "a changin." It is not a matter of "if" the tablets will appear in schools, but "when." This question for me was raised this past summer when I heard two college presidents speak on the concern of student "readiness" for college.
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 13, 2012
Investigator to complete report this week for Willmar, Minn., utility
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission President Dave Baker said today the investigative report on possible misconduct by General Manager Bruce Gomm will be completed later this week. Baker told the commission today the report will be completed by Friday. He said the commission...
February 13, 2012 - 1:55pm