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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
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Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
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Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
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September 27, 2012
Printmaking project comes to Becker Market today
WILLMAR -- Take a group of kids and adults interested in art, and give them the materials to make a printing block. Add ink and paper, then apply...
September 27, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Willmar, Minn., hit-and-run driver caught, facing multiple charges
WILLMAR -- A 48-year-old Willmar man has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene of a motor vehicle crash around 4:45 p.m. Monday at First Street and Becker Avenue. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, the potential charges against the man, whose name...
May 30, 2012 - 4:58pm
April 13, 2012
Becker Avenue Southeast construction starts next week
WILLMAR -- The City of Willmar Engineering Department announces construction on Becker Avenue Southeast starts next week. Beginning Monday, the curb, gutter and sidewalk in various areas will be removed and replaced from First Street to Lakeland Drive Southeast. Starting the week...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Letter: Yanish will bring new vision
Frank Yanish -- wow -- a successful businessman who is ready to take on the huge challenge of becoming the mayor of the city of Willmar. Frank is a positive, upbeat, ready-for-change person. He sees the good in the city and sees the areas that need change. Frank will work for fixing...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Grant application for $1.8M Becker Avenue redesign gets backing of Willmar City Council
WILLMAR -- Willmar City Council members approved a state grant application that includes the $1.8 million Becker Avenue redesign project, but not before debating whether the private sector should cover the 1 percent or $25,000 local share. The council voted 7-1 Monday night to authorize...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2010
City Council panel OKs grant application for Becker project
WILLMAR -- Willmar's proposed Becker Avenue redesign project is one of seven projects in Minnesota that will be seeking federal grants under...
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Treatment plant site may offer options to fight floods
WILLMAR -- Willmar officials will decide if the old wastewater treatment plant site will be prepared to allow for future development of a storm water detention area to alleviate some of the city's storm water flooding problems. The old treatment plant will be decommissioned after...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 15, 2010
Letter: Tired of property flooding
Are you tired of stormwater issues? The neighbors of 10th Street and Kandiyohi Avenue are. Let's come together and show the city a united front. The Jorgensons lost their home... who will be next? Why are we allowing the city to continue to use our properties? Why are we allowing...
June 15, 2010 - 12:00am
June 12, 2010
Heavy rain causes flooding
WILLMAR -- For the second time this year, heavy rain caused street and neighborhood flooding at the intersection of 10th Street and Kandiyohi...
June 12, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Council endorses major redesign of downtown Becker Ave.
Promoters of a Becker Avenue re-design say the concept of bringing a recreational trail and developing a plaza and park area for outdoor markets...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
January 4, 2010
Victim killed in Becker County snowmobile crash identified
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A 30-year-old St. Louis Park, Minn., woman killed in a snowmobile accident early Sunday has been identified by Becker County authorities. Amanda Ann Bergstrom, 30, was killed after hitting a tree about 10 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes, according to a statement...
January 4, 2010 - 10:14am
December 25, 2009
State patrol called to 100 incidents on Christmas Eve
WILLMAR - The Minnesota State Patrol was busy on Christmas Eve responding to more than 100 incidents, including one fatality, as holiday drivers encountered slippery, snow-covered roads. Troopers in the St. Cloud district, which includes Kandiyohi County, responded to about 100 vehicles...
December 25, 2009 - 12:02pm
November 20, 2009
Becker Ave. concept being refined, final proposal next
WILLMAR -- The consultant working on a preliminary redesign concept of downtown Becker Avenue as a place for public festivals, markets, walkers...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am