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Records published Aug. 26
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
June 4, 2015
Campaign yields dozens of seat belt citations
WILLMAR — While recent surveys show about nine in 10 Willmar motorists wear seat belts, local law enforcement issued dozens of warnings and citations during enhancement enforcement last month to encourage more locals to buckle up. During the Toward Zero Death enhanced seat belt...
June 4, 2015 - 11:15pm
January 20, 2015
‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’
Cheryl and Brad Schmidt sing Tuesday at the Barn Theatre in Willmar during a fundraiser for the community theater. As of Tuesday, the Barn Capital...
January 20, 2015 - 11:45pm
December 19, 2014
Facing a handful of choices: Community-Owned Grocery weighs options after capital campaign falls short
WILLMAR — Board members of the Willmar Community-Owned Grocery are weighing their options after a campaign to help capitalize the start-up...
December 19, 2014 - 11:00pm
December 11, 2014
Barn Theatre seeks funds for renovation
WILLMAR — The Barn Theatre announced Thursday the community theater will launch a $989,000 capital campaign to renovate and remodel the current...
December 11, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 3, 2014
Drivers cited in Kandiyohi, Swift Counties for seatbelt violations
WILLMAR — For 89 unbelted motorists in Kandiyohi and Swift counties, driving without a seat belt captured the attention of local law enforcement during the recent “Click It or Ticket” educational and enforcement campaign. They were among more than 6,000 motorists cited statewide...
November 3, 2014 - 11:40pm
October 31, 2014
Pushing the vote
WILLMAR — In the final days before Tuesday’s general election, political parties are working to get out the vote in west central Minnesota. On...
October 31, 2014 - 11:34pm
Wake up, election nears
ST. PAUL — It has been a pretty fall with Minnesotans spending time outdoors, reading about Ebola and engaging in real-life experiences ranging...
October 31, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 9, 2014
Click It or Ticket runs today through Oct. 26
ST. PAUL — Nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will focus on seat belt violations this October through the Click It or Ticket extra enforcement campaign Oct. 10-26. It is coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. “We encourage...
October 9, 2014 - 11:24pm
September 11, 2014
United Way launches annual campaign with a goal of $920,000
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota reached out to 31,000 locals last year and has a goal of reaching even more people in need...
September 11, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 24, 2014
City of Willmar reminds candidates of yard sign rules
WILLMAR — The city of Willmar is reminding candidates for public office of the rules for proper placement of campaign yard signs. “As election...
July 24, 2014 - 12:22am
June 5, 2014
Seifert stops in Willmar
WILLMAR — There are four Republican candidates running for governor but so far only one has made a campaign stop in Willmar following the GOP’s...
June 5, 2014 - 12:07am
June 4, 2014
Seifert makes campaign stop in Willmar
WILLMAR –– There are four Republican candidates running for governor but so far only one has made a campaign stop in Willmar following the...
June 4, 2014 - 2:58pm
April 22, 2014
Liebl plans Thursday rally to kick off his campaign for Willmar mayor
WILLMAR — Zack Liebl of Willmar will hold a kickoff rally for his campaign to be mayor of Willmar at 5 p.m. Thursday at 414 Becker Ave. S.W. in downtown Willmar. Refreshments and games will be available at the rally, Liebl will speak and answer questions. Liebl had previously...
April 22, 2014 - 7:00am
December 24, 2013
Dayton campaign pays for travel on state plane
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton’s campaign paid for most of a flight on a state airplane to Bemidji and International Falls last year that took the governor and a campaign aide to two campaign events and one official meeting, his office reported on Monday.
December 24, 2013 - 6:48am
Democrats face property taxes as a campaign issue
ST. PAUL — Democrats for years blamed Republicans for forcing local governments to raise property taxes.
November 24, 2013 - 11:10pm