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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
NHL: Wild buy out Thomas Vanek
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
Willmar Fests new Junior Ambassadors picked
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
August 10, 2015
Dayton shares ideas at sex offender conference
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton attended a conference Monday to begin talks on fixing flaws in the state’s residential sex offender program, which has been deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge. Dayton proposed two possible efforts: implementing regular biennial assessments...
News / state
August 10, 2015 - 11:27pm
May 27, 2015
Ridgewater to host manufacturing conference
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College will be host a State of Manufacturing conference Wednesday afternoon on the Willmar campus to discuss issues the industry faces The conference will be from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the campus student center. The conference is open to manufacturers and...
News / local
May 27, 2015 - 11:36pm
April 9, 2015
Conference on children with disabilities slated for April 18 in Willmar
WILLMAR — U-Empowered, a regional conference for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities, will be April 18 at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 18 and will feature a keynote educational presentation, breakout sessions...
News / region
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
October 8, 2014
Willmar to host national speaker on aging, dementia
WILLMAR — A packed house is expected this coming week when a nationally recognized speaker visits Willmar to talk about a serious and urgent topic: caring for the rising number of older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia. Speaker Teepa Snow will give...
News / local
October 8, 2014 - 11:31pm
April 7, 2014
Labor shortage will be topic of conference
WILLMAR — Finding people for jobs that are available in Kandiyohi County will be theme of conference Thursday “To put it bluntly, we have lots and lots of jobs here in the Willmar area!” Mary Warszynski, Employment Plus general manager, wrote in a news release announcing the...
News / local
April 7, 2014 - 11:31pm
March 11, 2014
State Habitat for Humanity conference begins Thursday
WILLMAR — Representatives from 25 of 32 Minnesota Habitat for Humanity affiliates will receive updates on best practices, volunteer management and communications among other topics at the annual Minnesota Habitat for Humanity conference Thursday and Friday in Willmar. A state Habitat...
News / local
March 11, 2014 - 10:49pm
November 17, 2012
Parents need to warn children about potential dangers of social media
WILLMAR -- It's OK for parents to set limits on how much their teenagers use technology. For instance, phones can be turned off at 10 p.m. or kept out of bedrooms.
News / local / region
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Video: Temple Grandin at Animal Science Conference
Temple Grandin speaks as the keynote speaker Wednesday on the topic of "The World Needs all Kinds of Minds" during the animal science conference...
September 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
August 21, 2012
Temple Grandin to headline animal science conference next month in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- World renowned animal welfare expert Temple Grandin is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Animal Science Conference and Venture...
News / Business
August 21, 2012 - 12:00am
December 6, 2011
Prep Sports: MSHSL places Melrose in West Central Conference
BROOKLYN CENTER -- Action taken last Thursday at the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors meeting including placing Melrose in the West Central Conference. The Dutchmen were without a league after the West Central North voted to disband after the 2011-12 school year. With...
sports / prep
December 6, 2011 - 12:24am
September 10, 2011
Cardinals fall to Brainerd
BRAINERD -- Some things don't change. Year in and year out Brainerd is big, physical and deep -- too much for most of their Central Lakes foes, including Willmar. The Blue Wave washed over the outnumbered Cardinals 31-7 on Friday night at Adamson Field. Willmar has good numbers...
September 10, 2011 - 1:33am
March 22, 2011
Big Ten on ice may be coming soon
By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin: This is the Big...
sports / college
March 22, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Sustainable ag conference planned in February
FARGO, N.D. -- The Northern Plains Sustainable Ag Society will open its 32nd annual winter conference at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo with a marketing discussion that is free and open to the public. The conference theme is "Sustainability in a Changing World."...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
ND, MN farmers gathering for grains conference
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Hundreds of farmers from North Dakota and Minnesota are gathering in Grand Forks for a two-day conference. The annual Prairie Grains Conference is set up by six farm-related groups, including the North Dakota Grain Growers Association and the Minnesota Association...
News / state
December 8, 2010 - 10:40am
November 24, 2010
West Central Conference likely headed toward reconstruction
Maybe they could make this a reality show. It seems every couple of years, the West Central Conference gets a makeover. Now, the loop seems destined for a complete overhaul. At an administrator's meeting last week, five members of the North half of the conference said they are packing...
sports / prep
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am