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New master plan addresses maintenance, repair issues at historic Willmar City Auditorium
RNs in midst of contract talks urge Willmar's Rice hospital to invest in its nurses
Master plan outlines upgrades to extend life of City Auditorium
Bluegrass Proteins acquires Dawson plant, begins hiring workers
19-year-old host pleads guilty in Lac qui Parle County drinking case
NHL Playoffs: Wild blow late lead, lose to Avs
Twins walk past Blue Jays in Game 2 to sweep twin bill
Prep Baseball: Tribune area prep previews
Prep Baseball: State champ Warriors keeping level heads
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Mildred "Micky" H. Wermager
Chester "Chet" L. Olsen
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Letter: Bill won’t end bullying
Editorial: Underage drinking is always dangerous
Letter: Compassion within a tragedy
Minnesota Opinion: Stop distracted driving on Minnesota highways
Minnesota Opinion: Moving in a civil rights direction in America
December 19, 2012
$5.4M school bond approved by voters in Hancock, Minn.
HANCOCK -- Voters in the Hancock school district have overwhelming approved a $5.4 million bond referendum. There were 196 "yes" votes and 36 "no" votes cast in Tuesday's balloting. The funds will be used to construct an addition of six classrooms with an elevator, total renovation...
news / education
December 19, 2012 - 1:16pm
September 26, 2012
Renville County puts fiber optic decision on hold
OLIVIA -- The Renville County Board of Commissioners postponed a decision on whether to authorize up to $77 million in bonds for the Renville-Sibley County Fiber Optics project. In discussions on Tuesday, the commissioners agreed to delay a decision for two weeks as issues raised...
news / region
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Spicer officials OK move to save $77K over next decade by re-financing bond
SPICER - Refinancing a 2006 street improvement bond will save the city of Spicer $77,000 over the next decade. At their meeting Tuesday, the city council approved the refinancing, which will replace the initial interest rate of 4.6 percent with a new average interest rate of about...
news / local
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
NLS board OKs bond sale, hears report on enrollment
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer school board on Monday authorized the sale of $2.2 million in general obligation bonds to finance the district's other post-employment benefit obligations. The authorization will allow the board to approve the bond sale at the next meeting Sept....
news / education / local
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Refinancing to save county $1M
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County will save $1 million over the next several years by refinancing two existing bonds. The savings were much higher...
news / local
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 21, 2009
Refinancing will save Kandiyohi County $1 million
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County will save $1 million over the next several years by refinancing two existing bonds. The savings were much higher than expected and came on the heels of news that the county's bond rating had jumped three rungs on the ladder to a double "A". "This is really...
news / local
July 21, 2009 - 2:45pm
May 26, 2009
Refinancing could save $800K
WILLMAR -- What is a tough market to many could bring potential savings to Kandiyohi County. The county is considering refinancing the 1998 bond that helped fund the Health and Human Services building on the north edge of Willmar. If the current interest rates continue, the county...
May 26, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Spicer preparing for spring restart of Lake Avenue South construction; work was halted in November due to weather
SPICER -- Construction trucks could start rolling onto Lake Avenue South again the middle of next month if the weather cooperates, according to City Engineer Randy Sabart of Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. Sabart told the Spicer City Council on Tuesday that he has met with Chad Monson...
news / local
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Meadow Star Dairy bond gets public hearing Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday on a proposal to issue a $20 million low-interest municipal industrial development revenue bond for Meadow Star Dairy LLC. Developers plan to build a 9,590-head dairy operation...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy seeks tax exempt bonds through Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Developers of a 9,590-head dairy operation are seeking up to $20 million in low-interest municipal industrial development revenue bonds to help build the large dairy west of Willmar. If approved, Kandiyohi County would serve as a conduit for the tax-exempt financing for...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
RCW voters reject bond, 2-1
RENVILLE -- The Renville County West School District will not be building a new K-12 school anytime soon. Voters overwhelmingly turned back a $19.46 million bond issue in Tuesday's primary. The unofficial vote total was 1,325 to 618.
news / region
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am