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Records published Sept. 27
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
Harren chosen as permanent GM for Willmar utility
Renville, Redwood counties working on Minnesota River plan
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
city of willmar
July 19, 2016
Willmar's June building permits total more than $15M
WILLMAR—There were 116 building permits filed in Willmar for the month of June. The total value of all projects was $15,829,702. Total permit fees were $131,237. Significant building permits include the following: Independent School District No. 347, 209 Willmar Ave. S.E., construction...
July 19, 2016 - 12:00am
June 22, 2016
Willmar to spray for mosquitoes tonight until 11:59 p.m.
The city of Willmar Public Works Department will be spraying for mosquitoes tonight from 8 to 11:59 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, spraying...
June 22, 2016 - 10:32am
June 10, 2016
Merger of Kandiyohi County and Willmar assessor offices to start with property data collection
WILLMAR — Staff from the Kandiyohi County assessor’s office will go house to house this summer and fall, collecting information for the county’s property assessment database. It’s a painstaking but necessary part of the process of merging the city of Willmar assessor’s...
June 10, 2016 - 11:26pm
June 8, 2016
Survey says streets, parks should be top priorities in Willmar
WILLMAR — Residents in and around Willmar feel streets and parks should be top priorities for Willmar going forward into the next several years,...
June 8, 2016 - 11:53pm
June 6, 2016
Willmar City Council approves residency restrictions for sex offenders
WILLMAR—With very little discussion the Willmar City Council approved an ordinance which restricts where registered sex offenders can live...
June 6, 2016 - 8:42pm
May 24, 2016
City of Willmar gathers input on proposed sales tax
WILLMAR — Area residents were given two opportunities Tuesday to share their thoughts on projects they would like to see funded through a potential...
May 24, 2016 - 11:31pm
May 19, 2016
City seeks public input on potential sales tax projects
WILLMAR — The public will have two opportunities May 24 to share their thoughts on projects for a potential local option sales tax in Willmar....
May 19, 2016 - 11:44pm
May 17, 2016
Willmar delays terminating contract with airport's fixed-based operator
WILLMAR — The termination of the contract between Brian Negen and the city of Willmar for fixed-base operator services at the Willmar Airport...
May 17, 2016 - 9:57pm
May 16, 2016
City of Willmar abolishes assessor’s office, Kandiyohi County to take over
WILLMAR — Starting July 5, Kandiyohi County will provide assessing services for the city of Willmar, as the Willmar City Council approved resolutions to abolish the city assessor’s office and enter into an agreement with Kandiyohi County during Monday’s city council meeting....
May 16, 2016 - 11:26pm
May 14, 2016
Editorial: Angel investment fund is a good idea
An effort to create an angel investment fund is underway in Kandiyohi County with the goal to provide critical capital to launch and/or expand county businesses. This is a worthy effort within the Kandiyohi County community. It is being coordinated by the Kandiyohi County and City...
May 14, 2016 - 10:30am
May 5, 2016
Huge crowd joins Susan Graves at Willmar Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
WILLMAR — It was a sold out crowd for the 34th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Thursday, with Susan Graves, the widow of William Graves,...
May 5, 2016 - 11:54pm
April 29, 2016
Willmar City Council agrees to create a human resources job
WILLMAR — The idea to hire a human resources director for the city of Willmar has been bounced around for several years. The concept is now...
April 29, 2016 - 11:11am
April 27, 2016
City of Willmar revises purchasing policy once again
WILLMAR — Due to confusion among some City Council members, the city of Willmar’s purchasing policy was again in front of the council’s Finance Committee, and changes have been recommended. “There is not a clear understanding of the policy regarding capital purchases and what...
April 27, 2016 - 11:19pm
Restrictions and reserves keep Willmar's cash tied up
WILLMAR — Willmar City Finance Director Steve Okins wants to clarify some misconceptions he has heard in the public about how much money the...
April 27, 2016 - 10:49pm
April 1, 2016
Time to reroute sump pumps in Willmar
WILLMAR — The city of Willmar is reminding those homeowners who have permits to discharge their sump pumps into the sanitary sewer from November through March that they now have to route the pumps outside. From March 31 to Nov. 1, sump pumps must drain outside. The city may conduct...
April 1, 2016 - 10:27pm