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Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations
Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
Faith, forgiveness help Minnesota parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
Zoo in Minnesota to raise two more rare snow leopards
Girls on flight to Minneapolis barred for wearing leggings without dresses
Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer
Local Roundup: Warrior softball team opens season in crossover
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
NCAA Tournament: Maye lifts Tar Heels to Final Four
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
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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Planning the spring garden calendar
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Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
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August 10, 2016
Poultry makes return to Kandiyohi County Fair
WILLMAR—Steamy weather early in the day didn't stop 4-H'ers on Wednesday from showing the hard work that they put into their poultry and...
August 10, 2016 - 8:29pm
Willmar’s destination playground planners want to hear from the kids
WILLMAR -- When it comes to designing the destination playground proposed for Willmar’s Robbins Island Park, playground planners are going...
August 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
August 9, 2016
Exhibits and vendors move in as the Kandiyohi County Fair prepares for kickoff
WILLMAR—Walking through the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds, one could see the skeleton of what will be a full-fledged, jam-packed event in...
August 9, 2016 - 11:30pm
August 4, 2016
Historic New London train depot ready to depart
NEW LONDON—A train depot built in 1886 as a transportation landmark in New London will be moving again. This will be the second move for...
August 4, 2016 - 6:14pm
July 20, 2016
Kandiyohi County 4-H’ers gather to help those with developmental and intellectual disabilities
WILLMAR -- Different types of saddles, riding skills and a little bit of comedy were all on display during a local 4-H group’s horse demonstration...
July 20, 2016 - 11:55pm
July 5, 2016
Clara City citizens aim to raise $500K for new community pool
CLARA CITY—It's all about the difference between sinking or swimming in Clara City, where the direction is clear. A new grocery store will...
July 5, 2016 - 12:20am
July 3, 2016
Willmar turns out Saturday to show support after death of two boys
WILLMAR -- Willmar community members gathered Saturday in a walk to show solidarity with the city's Muslim community after the accidental death...
July 3, 2016 - 12:20pm
May 22, 2016
New ways to play soon available in several Willmar parks
WILLMAR — The children of Willmar will soon have brand new places to play, as the city has begun the installation of seven new playground...
May 22, 2016 - 11:25pm
May 20, 2016
New crew on board to launch 2016 season for Let’s Go Fishing
WILLMAR — As Twins fans know all too well, picking the right roster can mean everything. Joe Holm believes he has the winning combination...
May 20, 2016 - 11:02pm
April 21, 2016
Human Rights Commission needs to build community relationships
WILLMAR — Rachel Wexelbaum, a member of the Regional Human Rights Commission of St. Cloud and St. Joseph, said her counterparts in Willmar will need to decide for themselves what kind of organization they would like the Willmar Human Rights Commission to be, but communication and...
April 21, 2016 - 11:45pm
March 6, 2016
Appleton puts out a casting call for theater production
APPLETON - PlaceBase Productions is looking for 50 to 100 local performers, musicians, artists, singers, puppeteers, volunteers, dancers and Appleton enthusiasts to help create an original, site-specific, walking theater production that will take place on and around Main Street in...
March 6, 2016 - 11:09pm
January 25, 2016
Fellowship's Willmar homes for men licensed, operated with strict rules
WILLMAR — Overcomers International Fellowship operates three homes in Willmar. The Willmar homes are licensed with Kandiyohi County and the...
January 25, 2016 - 12:05am
Fellowship's Willmar homes offer safe, sober place for men trying to rebuild their lives
WILLMAR — Over the past 20 years, the Rev. Michael Laidlaw and Overcomers International Fellowship have housed over 6,500 homeless men, many...
January 25, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Muslims in Willmar say life here has remained peaceful, free of harassment
WILLMAR — Vandalism at mosques and other harassment of Muslims has been reported in many parts of the country since a terrorist attack in...
December 18, 2015 - 12:11am
December 6, 2015
Willmar-area kids hit the toy aisles with police officers for annual event
Victoria Skaggs, 6, shops for a toy for her little sister Sunday at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Willmar with the help of Willmar Police Officer Tony...
December 6, 2015 - 11:55pm