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Minnesota potato salad thief pleads guilty
Negative tone of White House race sours young voters
New chalet set to open at destination northern Minnesota ski resort
New Jack Pine Brewery breaks ground in Baxter
Chevron sees big profits in California despite regulations
WCT Sport Show: 5A tournament filled with state contenders
WCT Sport Show: Willmar preps for TRF, four locals vie for 6AAA section
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kathleen H. Diederich
Paul E. Biermann
Marlene M. Heipler
Arlene D. Rudy
Mervin LeRoy Speckman "Doc"
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
November 16, 2015
Love of animals inspires Willmar couple’s gift to shelter
WILLMAR — Judy Olson was a lifelong animal lover. A farm girl born and bred, she was never without a companion dog or cat. She raised rabbits,...
November 16, 2015 - 12:42am
November 3, 2015
Pain of kidnapping still lingers in St. Joseph
ST. JOSEPH — The disappearance of Jacob Wetterling 26 years ago remains seared in the memories of this central Minnesota town. “It seems like it happened yesterday,” Gary Doucette, a manufacturer’s representative, said Tuesday at Kay’s Kitchen, a St. Joseph lunch counter...
November 3, 2015 - 11:21pm
October 26, 2015
Video: Willmar PD finds appreciation for its outreach efforts downtown
WILLMAR — Sgt. Mike Jahnke says downtown businesses and people who live downtown appreciate the Willmar Police Department’s recent effort...
October 26, 2015 - 12:47am
October 25, 2015
Somalis in Moorhead create council of elders to foster better understanding
MOORHEAD — In Africa, when a child is sick, his mother might keep him out of school for weeks without notifying the school, a Somali community leader explained Saturday, and that’s normal.
October 25, 2015 - 11:35pm
October 3, 2015
Heartland accepting applications for heating assistance
WILLMAR — Heartland Community Action Agency Inc. is now accepting applications for its Energy Assistance Program. The federally funded program provides financial assistance to low-income households to maintain electric and heat services during the winter heating months. Assistance...
October 3, 2015 - 12:16am
October 1, 2015
Editorial: Willmar working together has worked
Willmar has an opportunity to look into its future and utilize dynamism, vision, hard work and its own resources to help create its future. Small towns reap business benefits of entrepreneurs and visionaries. That was the message of the Boomtown USA speaker Tuesday in Willmar A...
October 1, 2015 - 7:00am
September 21, 2015
VIDEO: New London pottery sculpture revealed in show of sparks and fire
In a cascade of fire and sparks, a 3,000 pound clay structure of a church steeple that reached 2,000 degree Farenheit during a four-day wood...
September 21, 2015 - 1:02pm
September 12, 2015
Fire sculpture: New London, Minn., art project will be unveiled Sept. 19
Working along the shores of the North Fork of the Crow River, just downstream from the Mill Pond Dam in New London, three experienced potters...
September 12, 2015 - 5:48am
August 18, 2015
VanDerBill is United Way marketing director
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota announces that Brittany VanDerBill has accepted the position of marketing and resource development director as of Aug. 5. VanDerBill has a background in the insurance industry with more than five years of sales and marketing experience....
August 18, 2015 - 5:44pm
August 3, 2015
Kandiyohi County Fair mostly sticks with tradition for 2015
WILLMAR — In a changing world, the 2015 Kandiyohi County Fair will mostly stick to tradition during its annual four-day fling.
August 3, 2015 - 12:31am
Heartland, Western Community Action agencies to merge in October 2016
WILLMAR — Heartland Community Action of Willmar and Western Community Action of Marshall are moving ahead with a merger. The board of directors for the two Community Action Agencies voted unanimously July 15 to merge the two organizations and set Oct. 1, 2016, as the target date. It...
August 3, 2015 - 12:29am
July 20, 2015
Salvation Army seeks to establish program in Willmar to lift people out of poverty
WILLMAR — The local Salvation Army is trying to establish a program in Willmar that focuses on helping people lift themselves out of poverty.
July 20, 2015 - 12:03am
Meet-and-greet with horses, riders slated Friday prior to Arabian show
WILLMAR — For the first time, the public will be allowed to meet and greet horses and their riders Friday before the Minn-I-Kota Arabian Horse Association’s annual two-day show Saturday and Sunday at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar.
July 20, 2015 - 12:02am
July 16, 2015
Dog lovers celebrate Dog Park Day in Willmar, develop ideas
WILLMAR — Dog lovers gathered at Lions Park to celebrate Dog Park Day and to plot fundraising strategies to fill Willmar’s new canine home...
July 16, 2015 - 12:34am
United Way funding campaign reaches 95 percent of goal
WILLMAR — United Way of West Central Minnesota is closing its 2014-15 fundraising campaign after reaching 95.1 percent of its goal. Donors contributed and pledged $856,059.69 toward a $900,000 goal, executive director James Miller announced in a news release on Wednesday. “Although...
July 16, 2015 - 12:32am