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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
August 27, 2013
Pioneer Public TV in Appleton, Minn., hires Moore
APPLETON — Pioneer Public Television has hired Patrick Moore to serve as the new communications coordinator for the public television station that broadcasts in more than 45 counties throughout western Minnesota, northwestern Iowa and eastern South Dakota. Moore lives in...
August 27, 2013 - 7:07am
February 5, 2012
Charter Communications service in Willmar market has been restored on Super Bowl night
Update 8:15 p.m. Charter Communications has restored its regular television channels in the Willmar market. Regular channels on Charter, including NBC which was carrying the Super Bowl, began suffering interference about 6 p.m. Sunday night. Charter's high definition channels...
February 5, 2012 - 8:15pm
January 4, 2012
Forum Communications to start Upper Midwest news service, Jacobs named to lead launch
FARGO - Forum Communications Company is expanding its presence in the region with the launch of a multi-state news service, company President...
January 4, 2012 - 3:40pm
November 28, 2011
Small west central Minn. towns deliver message: We need our local post offices
WATSON -- During the summer, a daily ritual for 90-year-old Ernest Solseth was to putt-putt his way downtown to the post office on his riding...
November 28, 2011 - 9:00am
December 16, 2010
Willmar native named U.S. Rep. Paulsen's communications director
Willmar native Tom Erickson is U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen's new communications director. Erickson, who has worked for Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, is leaving a job as National Republican Congressional Committee press secretary. His twin brother, Nick, works for...
December 16, 2010 - 7:31am
September 15, 2010
Marcil planning to step down as CEO of Forum Communications Co., publisher of Fargo Forum
FARGO, N.D. -- William C. Marcil, whose media career has spanned nearly 41 years, eight presidential administrations and countless major news...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
County OKS $400K upgrade of phone system
WILLMAR -- When it comes to county communications, talk isn't cheap. In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners...
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
County spends $400,000 on new phone system
WILLMAR --In a unanimous vote today the Kandiyohi County Commissioners agreed to purchase a new telephone system. The project had been estimated to cost nearly $500,000. The low bid from Transcend Communications, which features the ShoreTel system, came in at $399,970, about 30...
December 1, 2009 - 1:29pm
April 27, 2009
Commentary: Newspapers are still delivering readers and viewers for customers
Who said newspapers are dinosaurs, extinct, obsolete? I don't think so. Newspapers today, both in print and online, have more readers today than ever. This trend was again evident during recent Red River Valley flooding, when The Forum and inforum.com became the go-to sources for...
April 27, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Former Tribune publisher named vice president of newspapers for Forum Communication Co.
Steve McLister, former West Central Tribune publisher, has been named vice president of newspapers for Forum Communications Co. in Fargo, N.D. In his new role, McLister will be expected "to foster sales and Internet initiatives as the company positions itself for industry changes...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Former West Central Tribune publisher named vice president of newspapers for Forum Communication Co.
Steve McLister, former West Central Tribune publisher, has been named vice president of newspapers for Forum Communications Co. in Fargo, N.D. In...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00pm
December 5, 2008
Forum Communications CEO: Company not interested in Star Tribune purchase
Speculation has surfaced in recent days that the financially distressed Minneapolis Star Tribune could be sold to one of several buyers, including...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Letter: A questionable endorsement
I think the people of the area should be informed as to who wrote the endorsement editorial for John McCain. I would like to know if the same editorial appeared in all of the newspapers owned by Forum Communications. As a former newsboy for the old Willmar Tribune, I assure you that...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am