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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
April 27, 2015
Clara City farmer’s invention reduces soil erosion
CLARA CITY — From Jethro Wood to John Deere, lots of inventor types have tinkered with making a better plow. Enter Milt Wubben of Clara City....
April 27, 2015 - 11:39pm
April 21, 2015
Harvey Anderson & Johnson to build new Clara City funeral chapel
CLARA CITY — The funeral directors and owners of the Harvey Anderson & Johnson Funeral Homes announce they have sold their First Street location in Clara City and will replace the previous facility with a new downtown chapel. The sale of the First Street site will allow the...
April 21, 2015 - 8:00am
April 7, 2015
Downtown revitalization continues in Clara City
CLARA CITY — Downtown revitalization got underway last year in Clara City with a crash, bang and boom as buildings were razed to make it economical...
April 7, 2015 - 10:57pm
Herald uncovers news relics
CLARA CITY — The Clara City Herald has published the news that matters to its readers from its location on Center Avenue East in the community’s...
April 7, 2015 - 10:29pm
February 18, 2015
Open house for Minnesota Highway 23 passing lanes project set for Feb. 24 in Granite Falls
WILLMAR — Area residents and business owners are invited to an open house Tuesday, Feb. 24, to view the Environmental Assessment Worksheet and current project layouts for the proposed Highway 23 passing lanes project in southwest Minnesota. The open house will be 4 to 6 p.m. in...
February 18, 2015 - 11:27pm
February 11, 2015
Clara City teenager faces arson charges in two Sept. 5 fires
MONTEVIDEO — A 18-year-old Clara City man faces arson charges for allegedly setting two separate fires this September in Raymond and Priam. Tyler James Moffenbier made an appearance Tuesday in Chippewa County District Court on a felony charge of first-degree arson and a misdemeanor...
February 11, 2015 - 11:26pm
February 10, 2015
Ice, winds knock out power in Clara City, Raymond, Prinsburg and Blomkest area
CLARA CITY – Ice and windy conditions are blamed for a power outage that affected customers in the Xcel Energy service territory including Clara City, Raymond, Prinsburg and Blomkest on Tuesday morning. The outage affected 905 customers in the area, from 7:16 to 10:17 a.m., according...
February 10, 2015 - 3:18pm
January 13, 2015
MACCRAY campaigns for four-day week
CLARA CITY — With a district-wide survey showing 91 percent of residents support it, MACCRAY school board members are launching a campaign hoping to maintain the district’s four-day school schedule. The campaign includes re-applying to the Minnesota Department of Education to...
January 13, 2015 - 11:45pm
November 10, 2014
Semi blocking roadway in Clara City
A semitrailer accident has blocked Minnesota Highway 23 in Clara City as of 1p.m. Monday. A tow truck was reportedly on its way as of 1 p.m. to get the semi out of the roadway, Judy Jacobs, communications representative for the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. Jacobs...
November 10, 2014 - 1:11pm
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 30, 2014
Letter: Senator gives his support to Falk, Sawatzky
It has come to my attention that my name is being used in a legislative campaign effort here in our area. To avoid any confusion this may have caused, I would like to make it very clear that my support is fully behind Rep. Andrew Falk and Rep. Mary Sawatzky. I have been working...
October 30, 2014 - 10:30am
District 17A: Nothing implied, nothing endorsed
WILLMAR — A political blogger based in Maynard has accused Republican challenger Tim Miller of falsely implying that he has discussed governing together with District 17 State Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City. Sally Jo Sorensen, in her blog “Bluestem Prairie’’ posted on Oct....
October 30, 2014 - 10:14am
Letter: Religious facts untwisted
I read with interest the Oct. 23 letter from Carl Lundell of Granite Falls. He seems to have some facts twisted. In 1958 I left the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod due to their wacko ideas. Later I started studying the history of religion which I found to be very interesting. What...
October 30, 2014 - 9:30am
October 28, 2014
Letter: The facts on Senate building
There has been a lot of discussion about the Senate Office Building during this campaign from Republicans that are trying to make this a political issue. WCCO-TV News conducted a “Reality Check” on this attack and found it to be “misleading.” Here are the facts: The...
October 28, 2014 - 9:25am
September 24, 2014
Rodeo Museum honors Clara City native
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — A Clara City farm kid who was inspired to make professional rodeo his career after watching Casey Tibbs ride in Clear Lake, S.D., is now being recognized alongside the idol he knew as a youth. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma...
September 24, 2014 - 11:09pm