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Litchfield woman hospitalized after being pinned between dump truck, forklift
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
A slice of Granite Falls' history comes crumbling down
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
Cop resigns after probe reveals he used police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
July 12, 2016
Co-op Credit Union names new CEO
MONTEVIDEO—Montevideo native Kayla Reiffenberger will succeed Linda Givan as the chief executive officer of the Co-op Credit Union with Givan's retirement in November. Reiffenberger since 2010 has been the chief financial officer with the credit union, which has offices in...
July 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Retired Willmar teacher honored for his service on credit union board
APPLE VALLEY — George Peper, a retired Willmar Senior High School science teacher, now also has retired from his position on the United Educators Credit Union board. He spent 28 years volunteering on the board, both as a member and as board chair. He was recognized April 25 for...
May 12, 2016 - 5:23am
March 29, 2016
Steinwand joins Heritage Bank in Willmar
WILLMAR — Heritage Bank in Willmar has hired Dean Steinwand, a longtime banking professional who will now hold the position of business relationship manager. Steinwand will specialize in growing Heritage Bank’s client relationships with businesses in central Minnesota. Steinwand...
March 29, 2016 - 5:15am
June 25, 2015
Citizens Alliance Bank names Ness chief accounting officer
CLARA CITY — The board of directors of Citizens Alliance Bank of Clara City has appointed Kerry Ness as chief accounting officer and chief risk manager. For 13 years, Ness was executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Business Bank. In 2013, The Business Bank was...
June 25, 2015 - 12:07pm
June 4, 2015
Association lauds Lake Region Bank’s 100th anniversary
NEW LONDON — The Independent Community Bankers of America has congratulated Lake Region Bank of New London on its 100th anniversary. Association President Camden Fine said community banks like Lake Region drive Main Street economic stability and prosperity and are the definition...
June 4, 2015 - 6:58pm
May 6, 2015
Lungren joins Heritage Bank as ag lender
WILLMAR — Heritage Bank N.A. announce that Nate Lungren is the newest relationship manager on the ag lending team in central Minnesota. Lungren will focus on Heritage Bank’s agricultural relationships in central Minnesota under the guidance of senior ag lender Kevin Crowley. Lungren...
May 6, 2015 - 12:48am
December 3, 2014
Video: Women who paved the way: Willmar 8
Here is a video from the November presentation by the Willmar 8 at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar.
December 3, 2014 - 11:56am
May 26, 2014
Solbreken joins United FCS
WILLMAR — Donovan Solbreken recently joined United FCS as a chattel evaluator. He will complete chattel appraisals primarily in the 10-county area served by the Minnesota retail marketplace of United FCS. Solbreken graduated from St. Cloud Technical College with a degree in machine...
May 26, 2014 - 11:42pm
April 28, 2014
Respect, dedication among values that helped North American State Bank reach 125th
WILLMAR — Christopher Borgerding decided he wanted to go into business for himself rather than work in his family’s bank in Melrose. The...
April 28, 2014 - 11:40pm
March 4, 2014
Bernanke says Fed could have done more during crisis
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. central bank could have done more to fight the country's financial crisis and that he struggled to find the right way to communicate with markets.
March 4, 2014 - 9:00am
December 27, 2013
Target confirms encrypted PINs were stolen in recent breach
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Target Corp said that PIN codes used to secure ATM cards were stolen as part of the massive data breach at the third-largest U.S. retailer, though it said it was confident the data was "safe and secure." The stolen PIN information was "strongly encrypted" when...
December 27, 2013 - 12:48pm
December 26, 2013
Source says Target hackers stole encrypted bank PINs
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The hackers who attacked Target Corp and compromised up to 40 million credit cards and debit cards also managed to steal encrypted personal identification numbers (PINs), according to a senior payments executive familiar with the situation.
December 26, 2013 - 7:14am
December 3, 2013
U.S. regulator to keep an eye on largest student loan servicers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer financial watchdog will soon start supervising the seven largest student loan servicers to ensure they treat borrowers fairly and comply with federal consumer laws, the agency said on Tuesday.
December 3, 2013 - 7:58am
October 16, 2013
Bank of America posts profit as fewer loans go bad
(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp reported a third-quarter profit of $2.22 billion, compared with a loss a year earlier, as provisions for credit losses and expenses fell. The second-largest bank earned 20 cents per share in the three months to September 30, beating the average...
October 16, 2013 - 8:57am
October 2, 2013
Bank of America, Wells Fargo to improve mortgage servicing plans
WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Bank of America and Wells Fargo once again agreed to improve their mortgage servicing processes, after state and federal authorities said the banks were still not properly handling requests from struggling borrowers.
October 2, 2013 - 2:27pm