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Willmar man dies from injuries suffered in Aug. 13 crash in Spicer
Locals advised to be aware of debit card phone scam
Fire northeast of Raymond destroys garage
Council seeks to terminate, renegotiate Eagle Lake sewer agreement
WNBA: Lynx take Game 1 over San Antonio
Prep Volleyball Roundup: CMCS sweeps Monte
Kevin Love trade: Timberwolves have done this, and failed, before
Teddy Bridgewater: “Any weather is Teddy Bridgewater-type weather”
Girls soccer: Cardinals win season opener
No arguing with WAM-BC’s numbers: Businesses who work with the center continue to find success
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Minnesota Opinion: Feed all students in Minn. this school year
Letter: Peterson has served well
Letter: The cure for depression
Commentary: Racing through nature
Commentary: Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Missouri
October 24, 2009
Willmar native might be unknown soldier buried in France
Oscar E. and Anna Anderson of Willmar died believing that their only son had been buried at sea after being killed in action during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944. Now, surviving family members hope to learn whether the remains of U.S. Navy Motor Machinist...
news / local / region
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
July 20, 2009
Family upset, cemetery will make right its mistake with gravesite plot
WILLMAR -- A cemetery caretaker's mistake led to a woman's body being placed in a gravesite plot previously reserved for her brother, upsetting the family but also soliciting a promise by the Fairview Cemetery Association to correct the situation. Scott Daly and his wife Terry of...
news / local / region
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
Letter: No safe haven anymore
Recently we were alerted to the fact that tombstones in our cemetery were being damaged beyond repair and possibly in need of replacement. We were angered and realized we must have some truly mentally deranged people living among us. It's unreal to think anyone would desecrate the...
opinion / letters
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 26, 2009
Video: Memorial Day 2009 at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar
Here is a May 25, 2009, video report of the Memorial Day 2009 ceremony at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar.
May 26, 2009 - 4:29pm
May 23, 2009
Commentary: Memorial Day to me is all about remembrance
Memorial Day has always been a significant holiday in my family and the communities where I grew up. However, Memorial Day was not a day for the lake, fishing or other activities. Many instead attend a Memorial Day ceremony at one of the area cemeteries. The communities of Leader...
opinion / commentary
May 23, 2009 - 2:00am
April 18, 2009
Letter: A painful act of vandalism
Every Sunday after church my family and I go to the cemetery at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer to spend a few peaceful moments at the grave of my late husband, David. He left behind four beautiful children and myself 4½ years ago. On Sunday, April 8, there appeared...
opinion / letters
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
County hears audit report
WILLMAR -- A state audit of Kandiyohi County's 2007 finances uncovered some deficiencies in internal control and how some items were reported, but there were no instances of noncompliance with the financial statement. Chuck Knandel, from the state auditor's office, presented a brief...
local / news
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Parents say questions about daughter's shooting death remain unanswered
MONTEVIDEO -- Gary and Kim Riley rose early to start their day at the cemetery Friday. They went to remember their daughter, Nicole, on the fourth anniversary of her shooting death. "It's hard, frustrating,'' said Gary Riley. "All the emotions are still there.'' So too are all...
news / region
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Vets cemetery gets preliminary backing from the County Planning Commission
WILLMAR -- Preliminary approval was given Monday for the creation of an 850-plot private veterans cemetery in Colfax Township in northern Kandiyohi County. The cemetery would include 500 full-body plots and 350 crematoria wall plots under a plan proposed by Marlyn Marquardt, a U...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am