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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
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'
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
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
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
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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.
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am