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New London, Spicer communities share food and fellowship during annual Thanksgiving meal
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Four injured in Meeker County crash
Skol, Super Bowl
First graduates emerge from Minnesota's 'hybrid' law school
Larson Column: Golf vs. Tom: Golf makes its case and it's a strong one
Larson Column: To golf or not to golf
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is Vikings' to lose
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
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
Kandiyohi County broadband projects win state funding
WILLMAR – Broadband internet service will be expanded in Kandiyohi County thanks to nearly $6 million in state grants that were announced this...
January 11, 2017 - 8:40am
January 10, 2017
Letter: Constituents still need broadband
Thank you to Kandiyohi County Board members Roger Imdieke and Rollie Nissen (West Central Tribune, Dec. 30) for trying to help Rep. Dave Baker...
January 10, 2017 - 10:47pm
January 4, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Broadband not a top 2017 topic
ST. PAUL — A new report says $100 million in state money is needed every two years to help expand broadband high-speed internet throughout Minnesota, but rural lawmakers have said relatively little about it leading up to the 2017 Legislature. In a series of Forum News Service...
January 4, 2017 - 11:30pm
October 24, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Minnesotans have more than 2 presidential candidates available
ST. PAUL—Voters will face more than two choices for president on Nov. 8, even though just two are well-funded enough to have a chance....
October 24, 2016 - 7:13am
September 30, 2016
Ed Downey letter: Baker's broadband plan flawed
Priorities are Important! If you have been following the articles in this paper about Kandiyohi County partnering with Consolidated Telephone Company of Brainerd to expand internet services in the northern part of the county, you know that $500,000 of the $10 million cost of the...
September 30, 2016 - 1:29am
September 8, 2016
Kandiyohi County mulls financing options for broadband project
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County will likely issue bonds to cover its matching share of a state grant being sought to improve broadband services...
September 8, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 6, 2016
Northern Kandiyohi County is target area for broadband expansion
WILLMAR—Northern Kandiyohi County has been selected as the preferred area for a broadband expansion project that will be submitted next...
September 6, 2016 - 6:46pm