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Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
Fire damages rural Olivia home
Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
Willmar fifth at NXN nationals
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
March 28, 2011
Senators OK ag bill with eye on Dayton signing it
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's agriculture industry takes a $10 million hit in a Senate-passed agriculture funding bill. Senators passed the bill 39-25 Monday, with a few Democrats joining Republicans. The bill would spend $77 million in the next two years. Senate Agriculture Chairman Doug...
March 28, 2011 - 12:47pm
February 10, 2011
Update: Dayton vetoes Legislative budget cut bill
Update 5:20 p.m.
February 10, 2011 - 5:22pm
January 31, 2011
Dayton wants $1 billion in bonding; he suggests half of projects
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton today offered a unique proposal: The Legislature should pass a $1 billion public works funding bill, but the Democratic...
January 31, 2011 - 12:30pm
December 24, 2010
GOP frowns on a 2011 bonding bill, but door is open
ST. PAUL -- Gov.-elect Mark Dayton wants the state to borrow $1 billion for public works construction projects around the state. He should not...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 14, 2010
Marcil Sr. retiring as Forum Communication's CEO and publisher of The Forum; will remain FCC board chairman
FARGO - William C. Marcil, publisher of The Forum of Fargo/Moorhead for the past 41 years and CEO of Forum Communications Co., will step down...
September 14, 2010 - 12:15pm
August 19, 2010
Gossman named 2010 Prairie Star recipient
Bill Gossman of New London was named the 2010 Prairie Star Award winner by the Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council Board of Directors. SMAHC...
August 19, 2010 - 8:00am
August 17, 2010
Farmers offer their thoughts on the 2012 farm bill
WILLMAR -- Managing the risk in agriculture is a common refrain when farmers gather to discuss their ideas for the 2012 farm bill. "Risk management is a moving target," said Dave Frederickson, outreach director for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. "(Farmers) want to make sure the next farm...
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 16, 2010
Klobuchar staff in Willmar today for farm bill discussion
WILLMAR -- Staff members from the office of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., will be in Willmar at 11 a.m. today at Ridgewater College, Agriculture Fourplex, to take comments from farmers and residents on the 2008 farm bill and to look ahead to reauthorization in 2012. Forums were...
August 16, 2010 - 12:00am
Excerpts from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: From The Associated Press On 'cap-and-trade' bill worries for ag industry: The talk this year at FarmFest in Minnesota is that cap-and-trade legislation is not cause for panic if farmers can gain a seat at the table, and...
August 16, 2010 - 12:00am
August 15, 2010
Klobuchar staff in Willmar Monday for farm bill meeting
WILLMAR -- Staff members from the office of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., will be in Willmar at 11 a.m. Monday at Ridgewater College, Agriculture Fourplex, to take comments from farmers and residents on the 2008 farm bill and to look ahead to reauthorization in 2012. Forums were...
August 15, 2010 - 9:06pm
July 30, 2010
On Chelsea's wedding eve in N.Y., Bill Clinton emerges
July 30, 2010 - 3:29pm
July 22, 2010
Funding can be found for clean energy
WILLMAR -- With the stated goal of using biofuels as an engine to move the region to a positive economic future, community leaders heard Wednesday about tools to make that happen. Bill Glahn, director of the Minnesota Office of Energy Security, discussed during a forum in Willmar...
July 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 5, 2010
Cuba trade bill action pleases Juhnke
WILLMAR -- State Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, said he was pleased to learn on Thursday that the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed legislation (H.R. 4645) that if enacted would greatly expand trade with Cuba. Juhnke heads the Minnesota House Agriculture, Rural Economies and...
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 15, 2010
Latest jobs bill has help for rural residents
MONTEVIDEO -- In terms of what it could mean for rural development, Sen.
June 15, 2010 - 12:00am
June 10, 2010
Rice Memorial Hospital renews its bill-collection policy with AG office
WILLMAR -- An agreement to abide by reasonable and civil bill-collection policies has been renewed between Rice Memorial Hospital and the Minnesota Attorney General's office. Board members of the city-owned hospital reviewed the agreement at their meeting Wednesday. Rice is in compliance...
June 10, 2010 - 12:00am