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New standards lead to groundwater advisory in Bemidji, suburbs east of St. Paul
Court orders Duluth businessman, partner to pay $1 million in fines, fees for pollution violations
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Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
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ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
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Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
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Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
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Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
3 hours 36 min ago
April 22, 2017
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
WILLMAR — With sign-ups at 46 percent of the goal, the push is continuing to enlist customers for a broadband project coming to north...
April 22, 2017 - 9:41am
April 19, 2017
Correction published April 20
Correction A secondary headline published Wednesday with a story about the delay in the sale of bonds for a broadband project was incorrect. Consolidated Telecommunications Co. needs 50 percent of the estimated 1,600 potential home and business customers in the Kandiyohi County project...
April 19, 2017 - 9:44pm
Kandiyohi County postpones sale of broadband bonds
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County planned to award the sale Tuesday of $5 million in bonds to help finance a private-sector project to bring...
April 19, 2017 - 5:37am
April 18, 2017
County postpones bond sale for broadband project
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County planned to award the sale Tuesday of $5 million in bonds to help finance a private-sector project to bring high-speed internet to rural portions of the county. But the bond sale has been temporarily put on hold while efforts continue to recruit customers...
April 18, 2017 - 2:05pm
April 5, 2017
Kandiyohi County Board makes progress toward broadband bond sale
WILLMAR — One more step was completed Tuesday as Kandiyohi County prepares to sell $5 million in tax abatement bonds to help fund the...
April 5, 2017 - 4:35am
April 1, 2017
Sign-up underway for Kandiyohi County broadband project
WILLMAR — Customer sign-ups are underway as Consolidated Telecommunications Co. begins laying the groundwork to bring high-speed internet to rural north central Kandiyohi County. The last in a series of meet-and-greet sessions on the project will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at...
April 1, 2017 - 7:07am
March 31, 2017
Farmers speak out in Willmar, message to be carried to Gov. Dayton
WILLMAR — About 50 farmers and community leaders from around the region met Thursday in Willmar to talk about issues affecting agriculture...
March 31, 2017 - 6:35am
March 23, 2017
Broadband informational meeting is tonight in Spicer
SPICER — The second in a series of meetings on broadband expansion in northern Kandiyohi County will be at 5 p.m. today at the Dethlefs...
March 23, 2017 - 6:58am
March 16, 2017
'Meet and greets' scheduled for Kandiyohi County broadband project
SPICER — A series of "meet and greets" will be held over the next three weeks for residents and businesses within the proposed service...
March 16, 2017 - 9:44am
March 11, 2017
Kandiyohi County to sell bonds next month to finance broadband project
WILLMAR — Tax abatement bonds will be issued this spring to finance Kandiyohi County's matching share of a $10 million private-sector...
March 11, 2017 - 9:08am
March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 24, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit...
February 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
January 27, 2017
Yellow Medicine County supports broadband study for unserved areas
GRANITE FALLS — Concerned that rural areas of the county could be left behind, the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners informally expressed interest this week in being part of a six-county broadband feasibility study. "If we drop this thing, guys, we're going to be...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
January 11, 2017
Kandiyohi County broadband projects receive nearly $6 million
WILLMAR — Local leaders greeted the announcement of broadband grant funds Wednesday with enthusiasm, calling it good news for rural Kandiyohi...
January 11, 2017 - 11:07pm