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How MN, ND members of Congress reacted to forecast on health care bill
'I was the one ... beating him up with the hammer,' murder suspect told Fargo police
Prosecutors charge 21 more in alleged Thai sex trafficking operation
Judge sets deadline for trial in UMD suit
Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
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
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
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Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
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Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
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