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Olivia woman injured in Highway 71 crash
Suspect in Twin Cities woman's death charged after leading deputies to human remains in N.D.
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Stormwater drainage planned at site of new Robbins Island playground
Harvesting unused goods to benefit nonprofits: Thrift store donors can give to organizations of their choice
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
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'
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
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
May 21, 2013
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
WILLMAR - As they start sifting through last-minute legislation that was approved at the end of the session Monday, county officials are finding some good news, including increased aid and decreased sales taxes. According to the Association of Minnesota Counties, legislators approved...
May 21, 2013 - 7:02pm
May 14, 2013
Yellow Medicine County, Minn., awards bids for remodeling office building
GRANITE FALLS - Yellow Medicine County will remodel a former bank building into offices for county services at a cost nearly identical to estimates...
May 14, 2013 - 5:27pm
New Yellow Medicine County, Minn., administrator will not have to take pay cut for the job
GRANITE FALLS -- The new Yellow Medicine County administrator will not have to take a pay cut for accepting the job. The Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to raise the starting salary offered to new County Administrator Peggy Heglund to $92,203.79, which represents the 10th step...
May 14, 2013 - 4:47pm
April 2, 2013
RC Hospital in west central Minnesota moving toward decision on building project
OLIVIA — A decision on whether to move forward with a proposal to build a new Renville County hospital and clinic facility will likely be made by month’s end. Nathan Blad, interim administrator for the county-owned RC Hospital and Clinics, told the Renville County Board of Commissioners...
April 2, 2013 - 11:41pm
Project on county building in downtown Willmar, Minn., to begin soon
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners gave the go-ahead Tuesday for a remodeling project to begin in the county’s downtown Willmar office building. The work is included in “Phase 1” of the county’s two-pronged effort to improve efficiency of operations and...
April 2, 2013 - 11:21pm
February 26, 2013
Renville Co., Minn., will pursue funding for off-highway vehicle park
OLIVIA — Renville County will continue to pursue the development of an off-highway vehicle park that is opposed by neighboring landowners, but supported by an all-terrain vehicle club and the Sacred Heart Township board of supervisors. The Renville County Board of Commissioners...
February 26, 2013 - 11:11pm
January 15, 2013
Decision on hospital in Renville Co., Minn., could come soon
OLIVIA — A decision on whether to go forward with a plan to build a new Renville County hospital facility could come in the next week or two....
January 15, 2013 - 11:11pm
December 9, 2012
County board meets Tuesday morning
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Commissioners will meet with two recently elected legislators when they hold their regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Sen. Lyle Koenen of Clara City and Representative-elect Mary Sawatzky of Willmar will meet with the commissioners to hear about county...
December 9, 2012 - 10:24pm
September 26, 2012
Yellow Medicine County to continue coyote bounty
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., commissioners hear ideas for phase two of county redesign
WILLMAR -- David Unmacht reiterated Tuesday that there is nothing wrong with how Kandiyohi County currently operates. Based on surveys, interviews and analysis of data that the Springsted Inc. consultant conducted this summer, employees and consumers are happy with the way services...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 16, 2012
Campaign moves on to the next level for Kandiyohi Co., Minn., commissioner candidates
WILLMAR -- With a roster of six candidates running for the Kandiyohi County District 4 seat, the top two candidates in Tuesday's primary election...
August 16, 2012 - 12:00am
November 13, 2011
Kandiyohi County Board meets Tuesday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday on a proposal to grant tax abatement for a cabinet and flooring business in the city of Kandiyohi. The hearing is part of the board's regular meeting at the Health and Human Services...
November 13, 2011 - 9:00am
August 15, 2011
Increased landfill rates up for vote Tuesday by Kandiyohi County board
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners will consider increasing landfill rates for individuals during their meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Health and Human Services Building. Last month the Commissioners agreed to increase tipping fees for commercial haulers.
August 15, 2011 - 2:20pm
April 30, 2011
Kandiyohi County Board meets Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will discuss options for restructuring county departments when the board meets at 10 a.m.
April 30, 2011 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
Kandiyohi County Board meets Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners meet at 10 a.m.
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am