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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Man agrees to $2 million settlement after St. Paul police biting, kicking incident
Minn. man convicted of attempted murder loses appeal centering on photo ID
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'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
'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
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Keith L. Sorenson
Doris I. Rasmusson
Cleo J. Holtberg
David "Doc" Halliday
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
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March 14, 2017
Schiro's Shoe Repair to close after 95 years
WILLMAR — When Jim Ackerman retires and closes the doors of Schiro's Shoe Repair on Thursday, it will signal the end of a business that...
March 14, 2017 - 7:26am
September 12, 2016
Hope remains for Fort Ridgely golf course
FAIRFAX -- The golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park remains intact with its closing for the season Sept. 6. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
September 12, 2016 - 4:48pm
June 24, 2016
Sara Lee Bread Store closing
WILLMAR — The last days of the Sara Lee Bread Store in Willmar are numbered as July 12 draws closer. Corporate owner Bimbo Bakery USA, who...
June 24, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 18, 2016
Minnesota bids farewell to 131-year-old jewelry store
It’s not easy to close a 131-year-old business that’s been in one’s family for four generations. Not when it’s the oldest jewelry store...
April 18, 2016 - 1:11pm
January 16, 2016
Vern’s Town & Country in Atwater closes after 42 years
ATWATER — The shelves in Vern’s Town & Country Foods are bare and the doors will be closing for the last time. After 42 years, the family-owned...
January 16, 2016 - 9:03am
Water line break temporarily closes Willmar's Cashwise, store to reopen this afternoon
WILLMAR -- A water main broke inside Cash Wise store on Monday morning flooding the video-rental section of the grocery store and closing the...
June 16, 2014 - 12:32pm
May 28, 2014
Rare provision: Carp war produces a victory with closing of Minneapolis lock
MINNEAPOLIS — Fighting a war means taking victories where they come, like Minnesota’s attempt to stop invasive carp from getting a foothold...
May 28, 2014 - 12:10am
January 16, 2014
Worthington JC Penney among 33 U.S. stores to close
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — One of the longest-operating stores in Worthington’s Northland Mall announced Wednesday that it is closing.
January 16, 2014 - 10:00am
November 29, 2013
Letter: Rethink MACCRAY school closing
Dear readers: If MACCRAY doesn’t make sense to you, it is MAynard, Clara City and RAYmond; three towns, one school district. In the school board meeting in October there was a discussion on whether the district could be better served by closing Maynard’s and Raymond’s elementary...
November 29, 2013 - 5:00am
July 18, 2013
County Road 4 railroad crossing closing for repairs next week
ATWATER - The railroad crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 4 south of U.S. Highway 12 will be closed from 5 a.m. Tuesday until late Thursday, according to the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway will be repairing the crossing, and motorists...
July 18, 2013 - 11:06pm
August 13, 2012
Volunteers, cool weather made the fair a success
WILLMAR -- As the Kandiyohi County Fair wrapped up Saturday, organizers said it was another great year. "Everything has gone so smoothly," said Cheryl Johnson, secretary of the fair. Johnson and Tom Gustafson, president of the fair, attributed the success of the fair to all the...
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2011
Ridgewater announces closure of computer art and publishing program
WILLMAR - Ridgewater College has announced the closure of its computer art and publishing program. The program will close at the end of this school year, and second-year students will be able to graduate in the spring. The school is helping first-year students explore their options...
November 30, 2011 - 11:49am
September 24, 2011
School Board hearing is Monday on closing Garfield School
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. Monday to consider closing Garfield School. The hearing will be in the board room at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board will take public comments related to the school closing. Following...
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am
December 20, 2010
Region is under winter storm warning until 9 a.m. Tuesday
9:51 a.m. WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a winter storm warning for the region today and tonight for much of central Minnesota. The warning is scheduled to end at 6 a.m. Tuesday. The warning is located north of a line from near Montevideo and Faribault...
December 20, 2010 - 9:51am
September 15, 2010
Electrical problem means no math problems today for YME students
GRANITE FALLS -- School officials in the Yellow Medicine East district are hopeful of fixing the electrical problem that forced the cancellation of classes today, and resuming normal school activities on Thursday. The district cancelled classes today due to a power outage in the...
September 15, 2010 - 11:35am