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At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
No filings yet for Willmar School Board special election
Renville County closes two parks due to flooding
Minn. woman, 61, faces criminal charges after 30 cats were taken from her home
New scary tick disease surfacing in region
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
Vikings gave Michael Floyd a chance. 'Now it's up to him,' says his mother.
Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
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
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Ardyce G. Meadows
Michael Thomas Cullen
Kathryn A. Frandson
Ardella M. Solbrack
Lola M. Olson
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
February 17, 2017
Man pleads guilty to Pope County felony for posing as building contractor
GLENWOOD — Authorities say a Minot, North Dakota, man posed as a building contractor in July 2014, cashing his down payment checks of nearly...
February 17, 2017 - 6:49am
November 8, 2016
Willmar issues 77 building permits in October
WILLMAR — There were 77 building permits approved in Willmar during the month of October, with a total estimated value of $23,176,784....
November 8, 2016 - 2:43pm
October 5, 2016
MACCRAY considers nearly $40M project
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY School Board members are determining the scope of work for a proposed single-campus system. The board members are aiming to have the main details of the project — and its expected cost — ready by month's end in order to bring a bond referendum...
October 5, 2016 - 7:34pm
September 9, 2016
Willmar waives some permit fees for flood repairs from August storm
WILLMAR—Throughout Willmar residents are still drying out from the massive rains that fell in August, with many having expensive home repairs...
September 9, 2016 - 9:36am
September 2, 2016
Heritage Exteriors purchases House Doctor
SPICER—Keith Palmquist and Jason Quade of Heritage Exteriors & Restoration purchased The House Doctor from Jeff Ackerson on Aug. 10. The...
September 2, 2016 - 9:10am
July 11, 2016
Update: Vehicle crashes into Willmar Municipal Utilities building
Updated: 7:12 p.m. Officers with the Willmar Police Department responded to the scene of a crash Monday at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building...
July 11, 2016 - 4:54pm
June 16, 2016
MACCRAY to pursue single campus
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY School Board members decided on a 4-2 vote Monday to once again pursue a one-campus district. With the vote, board members...
June 16, 2016 - 11:57pm
Work progresses on Willmar’s school projects
WILLMAR — Work on Willmar’s new elementary school may start later than usual, due to delays in receiving construction drawings from the architect....
June 16, 2016 - 11:47pm
June 9, 2016
MACCRAY to survey residents on school district building plans
CLARA CITY — MACCRAY School Board members intend to survey district residents to learn where common ground can be found on the district’s...
June 9, 2016 - 11:12pm
Volunteers help Willmar church build new sanctuary
WILLMAR — Grace Baptist Church of Willmar is growing along with its population of Karen worshipers. Karen people, an oppressed minority in...
June 9, 2016 - 10:58pm
June 2, 2016
Television drama moves to the valley
GRANITE FALLS — After a 50-year run in Appleton, Pioneer Public Television broke ground Thursday on a new, 17,500-square-foot studio and headquarters...
June 2, 2016 - 11:34pm
June 1, 2016
Swift County-Benson Hospital to expand
BENSON — Although into its third consecutive year of losing money, the Swift County-Benson Hospital is planning a $28.3 million, two-phase construction project that includes building a new 75-unit senior living complex and remodeling the hospital. The plan also includes a new partnership...
June 1, 2016 - 11:19pm
May 31, 2016
Swift County hears space, building needs report
BENSON — A nine-month-long examination of Swift County’s existing government buildings and the current and future needs of the county has...
May 31, 2016 - 11:31pm
May 18, 2016
Benson school board hears $8.5 million proposal for Northside Elementary
BENSON — Benson School Board members are in the early stages of crafting a new plan to address the district’s facilities needs, one year...
May 18, 2016 - 11:21pm
May 10, 2016
Willmar School Board awards boiler contract
WILLMAR — A Willmar firm has been awarded a contract to do some of the deferred maintenance work in Willmar Public Schools’ major building program. On Monday the Willmar School Board awarded the contract to replace the boiler at Jefferson Learning Center to Chappell Central of...
May 10, 2016 - 12:17am