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U.S. jobless claims decline from five-month high
CIA: Russia intervened to help Trump win
Wall Street again marks new highs in post-election run
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 18, 2013
Heather Thompson uses her talents, experiences to help others
Whether in her job at Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing, as a volunteer with the United Way or in her most important role as mom to two young children,...
December 18, 2013 - 12:05am
Zack Liebl: As a part of the community, he wants to make a difference wherever he can
Juggling four jobs, several volunteer commitments and an upcoming political campaign might seem daunting to some people. But 25-year-old Zack...
December 18, 2013 - 12:04am
Kari Hickman rises to the challenge without sweating the small stuff
Twenty-nine-year-old Kari Hickman has learned to handle the stress in her life, no matter what challenge comes her way. Take all four of her...
December 18, 2013 - 12:03am
Nate Bork: A student of the world, there’s still no place like home
As an entrepreneur and small business owner, Nate Bork doesn’t have the luxury of three weeks’ vacation every year. Last year, he took a...
December 18, 2013 - 12:02am
Andrew Bjur uses his design-oriented mind to envision a better community
As an architect, Andrew Bjur has the opportunity to plan and create beautiful, efficient buildings for a variety of uses. In both his professional...
December 18, 2013 - 12:01am
Willmar Area Chamber to honor community leaders with three awards in February
When Lynn Johnson eventually retires, she will make room in her home for two prized possessions currently displayed in her Ridgewater College...
December 18, 2013 - 12:00am
November 22, 2013
December Business2Business: Turkey production, neXt group and more
Read the December Business2Business issue here.
November 22, 2013 - 12:10am
NeXt group in Willmar offers education, networking opportunities for young professionals
Those wondering what the Willmar area’s business community will look like in 20 years may want to pay attention to the neXt group. NeXt,...
November 22, 2013 - 12:08am
R&J Tours opens offices in new location
WILLMAR — R&J Tours opened its new location at 1408 Willmar Ave. S.E., between Independence Place and the Sara Lee Bakery, on Nov. 1. The...
November 22, 2013 - 12:07am
Pardon me, Mr. President
It has been 64 years since Minnesotan Grady McCulley presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey to President Harry S. Truman. This year, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, National Turkey Federation Chairman John Burkel will be the 12th Minnesota turkey producer to have that honor. Although Burkel...
November 22, 2013 - 12:07am
Back in the day: History of Jennie-O, Willmar Poultry Company
It’s not uncommon for Minnesota turkey producers to be the third or fourth generation in their family to produce gobblers. Past generations had range turkeys with seasonal markets, but today’s processors want turkeys year-round to keep production and employment steady. So how...
November 22, 2013 - 12:06am
It’s turkey time for all: For producers, their part of holidays is all year-round
By Carlienne A. Frisch B2B Freelance writer It was during the dark days of World War II that artist Norman Rockwell painted “Freedom From...
November 22, 2013 - 12:05am
October 23, 2013
November Business2Business: Temp help, holiday parties, '5 Under 40' and more
Read the November issue of Business2Business here.
October 23, 2013 - 1:08am
Temp help very valuable: Businesses save time, money and stress with temp help
The receptionist at your office just had her baby. Congratulations! But who will cover her job responsibilities during maternity leave? Your...
October 23, 2013 - 1:06am
Tips for throwing a company holiday party
From food to location to entertainment to décor, planning a company holiday party can take the “happy” right out of “happy holidays.” But planning the annual party doesn’t need to be stressful or time-consuming, according to local event planners. With a few tips and...
October 23, 2013 - 1:05am