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German gummy bear maker Haribo plans to produce candy in U.S.
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
Couple escape house fire north of Willmar
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Chamber of commerce
February 15, 2017
Economist: New recession unlikely for now as America enters 'bunny market'
FARGO — Forget about bulls and bears because the country is in a "bunny" market, according to a nationally recognized economist. Jim Paulsen,...
February 15, 2017 - 5:44pm
April 30, 2015
Chamber supports yes votes on school bond referendum
WILLMAR — The Willmar Public Schools bonding questions have picked up a major supporter in the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce The...
April 30, 2015 - 11:32pm
July 17, 2014
President of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce dies
ST. PAUL -- David Olson, president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, died Wednesday night from a form of cancer. An email from Bill Blazer, senior vice president of public affairs and business development for the chamber, said Olson was diagnosed in March 2013 with non-Hodgkin’s...
July 17, 2014 - 11:10am
February 9, 2014
Olivia goes ‘green’ to save its famous icon
OLIVIA — What Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox are to Bemidji, or the World’s Largest Ball of Twine is to Darwin, the Corn Monument is to...
February 9, 2014 - 11:18pm
December 31, 2013
Businessman Dave Baker steps up to leadership role with Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
WILLMAR — Dave Baker will use his 12 years of experience as a small business owner to be the voice of the state’s largest business advocacy...
December 31, 2013 - 3:10am
April 29, 2013
EDC in Willmar, Minn., to continue Chamber membership
WILLMAR — The joint powers board of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission split 4-2 last week on a vote to retain the EDC’s membership in the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Support for continuing chamber membership prevailed,...
April 29, 2013 - 11:39pm
March 5, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council member continues opposition to Chamber of Commerce dues
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson restated his opposition to the Rice Memorial Hospital Board and Municipal Utilities...
March 5, 2013 - 11:02pm
February 25, 2013
Willmar, Minn., Utilities will remain Chamber member
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved a resolution supporting membership in the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. The resolution, approved Monday, was drafted with the help of City Attorney Robert Scott in res-ponse to a City Council directive asking...
February 25, 2013 - 11:10pm
January 18, 2013
Council member says Chamber question is a long-standing issue for city of Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council member Steve Ahmann says his concern over government entities spending tax dollars for membership in the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce goes back 20 years when he first served on the council from 1986 to 1994. Ahmann, who returned to the council...
January 18, 2013 - 4:00am
December 16, 2012
Legislative priorities for Minn. Chamber of Commerce
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce will focus on six top legislative priorities at the State Capitol in 2013. Education and workforce Strengthen the education and workforce development systems: * Ensure that all high school graduates have practical and academic skills to enter postsecondary...
December 16, 2012 - 11:48pm
Minnesota and Willmar Chambers of Commerce encouraged by Dems’ desire to work with business community
WILLMAR — A spokesman for Minnesota’s largest business advocacy organization is encouraged by Democratic leaders who say they want to work with the business community on policies that create private-sector jobs. “Our message is we really are encouraged by what we’re hearing...
December 16, 2012 - 11:46pm
April 1, 2010
Governor Pawlenty at Willmar Chamber Lunch
Governor Tim Pawlenty speaks at a noon luncheon to the members of the Willmar Chamber of Commerce at the Willmar Conference center on Wednesday,...
April 1, 2010 - 1:39pm
March 22, 2010
Pawlenty to speak in Willmar March 31
WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty will speak at the Willmar Conference Center on March 31. Pawlenty will attend a lunch meeting of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the conference center, 2100 Highway 12 E. Pawlenty will speak about the state bonding...
March 22, 2010 - 2:06pm