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Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
September 25, 2013
Willmar extending Industrial Park street
WILLMAR — Construction is underway on a cul-de-sac extension of Fourth Avenue Southwest at the intersection of 28th Street Southwest in the Willmar Industrial Park. The city is extending the street and constructing the cul-de-sac to allow for development of additional lots in...
September 25, 2013 - 11:18pm
September 17, 2013
U.S. home builder sentiment steady in September
NEW YORK, Sept 17 (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilder sentiment was unchanged in September after four straight months of gains, the National Association of Home Builders said on Tuesday.
September 17, 2013 - 12:32pm
September 12, 2013
Willmar Avenue Southwest project begins Monday
WILLMAR — City officials announce a street construction project will start Monday on Willmar Avenue Southwest from 22nd Street Southwest to County Road 5 and along Industrial Drive Southwest (former State Highway 40) between Airport Drive Southwest and Willmar Avenue. The project...
September 12, 2013 - 10:21am
September 10, 2013
Highway 12 lane closures near Cokato, Delano through Saturday
ST. CLOUD — Motorists traveling U.S. Highway 12 between Delano and Cokato will encounter delays as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning at 7 p.m. each evening through Saturday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release. All lanes...
September 10, 2013 - 11:29pm
Highway 12 lane closures near Cokato, Delano through Saturday
ST. CLOUD — Motorists traveling U.S. Highway 12 between Delano and Cokato will encounter delays as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning at 7 p.m. each evening through Saturday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release. All...
September 10, 2013 - 4:08pm
September 6, 2013
Willmar may scale back Lakeland Drive sewer and roadway work
WILLMAR — City staff and the consultant designing the Lakeland Drive roadway and sanitary sewer project will be asking the Willmar City...
September 6, 2013 - 4:52am
August 23, 2013
Construction set to begin next month on YMCA addition
WILLMAR -- Construction will begin next month on the $2.6 million expansion project at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA, 1000 Lakeland...
August 23, 2013 - 11:05pm
August 20, 2013
So far in 2013, Willmar, Minn., construction valuation up 350 percent over 2012
WILLMAR -- An $800,000 construction and remodeling project at Sommerset Apartments on 19th Avenue Southeast and other major projects are contributing...
August 20, 2013 - 12:06am
July 29, 2013
Highway 71 project near Willmar, Minn. delayed
WILLMAR – The start of a construction project on U.S. Highway 71 near Willmar has been delayed until later this week. Work was scheduled to begin today. Instead, work is tentatively scheduled to begin on Thursday. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
July 29, 2013 - 11:45am
July 28, 2013
Highway 71 resurfacing project begins Monday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR - Motorists may encounter minor delays when crews begin work on the U.S. Highway 71 project from state Highway 7 to state Highway 23 south of Willmar on Monday. Crews will begin work on the bridges over the Willmar Bypass and then begin resurfacing Highway 71 approximately...
July 28, 2013 - 7:47am
July 24, 2013
Caterpillar 2Q profit falls 77 percent; cuts outlook
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar says its second-quarter profit fell 77 percent as dealers cut inventories more than it had anticipated and...
July 24, 2013 - 7:12am
July 23, 2013
MPCA cites Granite Falls Construction Co. for concrete waste disposal
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has cited Granite Falls Construction Co. Inc. for several violations of water pollution rules, the state agency announced Tuesday in a news release. The company has made corrections and has paid a $10,000 civil penalty, according...
July 23, 2013 - 3:40pm
July 22, 2013
Modified detour starts Tuesday on Eagle Lake road project
WILLMAR – A detour on Kandiyohi County Road 9 north of Willmar will be modified Tuesday as work on the Eagle Lake project continues. According to the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department, weather permitting, work will begin Tuesday at the intersection of County Highway 9...
July 22, 2013 - 4:24pm
U.S. home sales dipped 1.2 percent in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. sales of previously occupied homes dipped in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.08 million in June but remain near a 3 1/2-year high.
July 22, 2013 - 9:29am
July 17, 2013
U.S. builders start work on fewer homes in June
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders started work on fewer homes in June, mostly because apartment construction fell sharply. But applications for permits to build single-family houses rose to the highest level in five years, suggesting the housing recovery will continue.
July 17, 2013 - 8:18am