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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
'Housing first' solution helping homeless fight addiction, health issues
Reps. Cramer, Peterson appear split on Obamacare replacement
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
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February 1, 2016
Bremer scholarship program changes students’ lives
WILLMAR — When 42 Ridgewater College students received $4,200 scholarships a year ago, life became a little simpler. For example, Salado Mohamed...
February 1, 2016 - 12:05am
December 18, 2013
Bremer Foundation donates $100K to YMCA
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA has received a $100,000 capital donation from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The donation brings the Y’s capital campaign within $10,000 of its fundraising goal of $2.4 million. The money will be used for an expansion project that...
December 18, 2013 - 11:22pm
September 15, 2013
Bremer grant aids effort to improve pre-school collaboration
WILLMAR — A group of child advocates in the Willmar area is working to develop a cohesive education plan for pre-school children in the area. The...
September 15, 2013 - 11:06pm
June 25, 2013
Bremer grant to support local awareness, services for Parkinson's disease
WILLMAR -- A new website providing resources and information on Parkinson's disease is part of a recently launched initiative to make Willmar a Parkinson's-friendly community for people with the disease and their families. The effort is funded by an Otto Bremer Foundation grant to...
June 25, 2013 - 11:20pm
May 13, 2013
Bremer promotes Schultz to VP
WILLMAR — Bremer Bank announces the promotion of Jeff Schultz to vice president in Bremer’s Investment, Management and Trust business serving clients in the Willmar, Alexandria and surrounding communities. Schultz joined Bremer in 2007. In his new role, he will assist...
May 13, 2013 - 9:05pm
October 1, 2012
Bremer Foundation selects Willmar Public Library for literacy program
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Public Library is one of six rural libraries and six literacy organizations selected to participate in an Otto Bremer Foundation literacy program called the Bremer Rural Libraries and Literacy Leadership Institute. Local team members Pam Kyllingstad, Mary Huesing,...
October 1, 2012 - 10:55am
January 12, 2011
Banker offers CCS students data on financial security
It's easy to use a debit or check card for everyday expenses, but you need to stay on top of it. "You've got to make sure, if you're using a...
January 12, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2010
Bremer to consolidate Cash Wise branch into main location across the street
WILLMAR -- Bremer Bank Willmar has announced that it will consolidate its Cash Wise branch into the nearby, full-service bank on March 5, 2011. "This decision was driven by client preferences,'' explained MaryAnn Doyle, president of Bremer Bank Willmar. "Since opening a new, full-service...
December 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Bremer online grant challenge nets top money for 2 local nonprofits to support youth programs
WILLMAR -- A "Give-to-the-Kids" matching grant challenge by the Otto Bremer Foundation helped net top money for two local organizations to support programs that benefit young people. The United Way of West Central Minnesota and West Central Youth For Christ each managed to raise...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 27, 2010
Local kids could benefit from week-long Internet fundraiser
WILLMAR -- Local children will benefit from a dollar-for-dollar fundraising challenge that begins Tuesday. For seven days, donations made through the Internet site "GiveMn.org" will be matched by the Otto Bremer Foundation through the Give-to-the-Kids Challenge. There are six local...
September 27, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
Rice trust fund issued $88,000 in grants last year for more than 100 individual applicants
WILLMAR -- The need for Rice trust fund grants to help eligible patients pay their hospital bills continues to outstrip the amount of money available. Last year the 78-year-old fund issued $88,000 worth of grants on behalf of 106 individual applicants. So far during 2010, the Rice...
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
Bremer promotes Doyle to head Willmar bank
WILLMAR -- Bremer Bank announces the promotion of MaryAnn Doyle to president of the Willmar bank. Doyle joined Bremer in 1988 and has held a variety of leadership roles. Doyle has more than 30 years of banking experience and most recently served as senior vice president and business...
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 28, 2009
NLS cruises past Fond du Lac
WILLMAR -- New London-Spicer, as expected, breezed into tonight's championship game of the Bremer Bank Holiday Classic with a 97-53 win over...
December 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Willmar holds off Benson; will battle NLS in Bremer Bank final for 7th straight time
WILLMAR -- For the seventh December in a row, the Willmar Cardinals and the New London-Spicer Wildcats will tangle for county honors at the boys...
December 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Judge agrees to reclassify Cushman Rice trust fund
WILLMAR -- A judge has agreed to reclassify the Cushman A.
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am