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Willmar records 3.5 inches of snow; Bird Island area records highest total in region
Young victims of Lucan fire identified
Electronics theft at Alexandria Walmart foiled, police say
Two injured in Two Harbors train derailment
Boys basketball: Wildcats smoke Melrose
Boys basketball roundup: BOLD rallies past ACGC
Girls basketball roundup: NLS’ Thunstedt scores 2,000th in win at EVW
Women's basketball: Warriors ride by Range
Men's basketball: Norsemen edge Warriors
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Play our High School Football Pigskin Pickem Contest
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
Take control of holiday spending: Finance counselor says make a budget, start shopping early
Ruby Josephine Peterson
Richard L. Dey
John I. Mahlum
DuWayne C. Halvorson
Deann K. Johnson
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
U.S. consumer borrowing rose $13.8 billion in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans borrowed more in June to buy cars and attend schools. But they were frugal again with their credit cards, indicating many remain wary of taking on high-interest debt.
news / nation
August 7, 2013 - 3:58pm
August 28, 2012
New Consumer Reports rankings: ACMC, Family Practice among top-ranked clinics in SW Minn.
Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Family Practice Medical Center of Willmar held the region's top rankings for diabetes and vascular care, according to a new Consumer Reports survey appearing in a special edition of the magazine. Consumer Reports looked at 552 physician group...
news / local / region
August 28, 2012 - 1:50pm
January 6, 2012
MDA warns some Pepin apple cider may be contaminated
ST. PAUL -- State officials said today consumers should avoid drinking certain Pepin Heights brand Honeycrisp 100 percent fresh pressed apple cider after department laboratory tests found some product distributed in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin may be contaminated with a mycotoxin...
news / local / state
January 6, 2012 - 3:27pm
November 25, 2011
Scrimp or splurge: Financial counselors advise a consumer reality check
WILLMAR -- Scrimp or splurge? As shoppers flock to the stores today for the holiday opener, financial counselors urge a reality check. Consumers...
news / local
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
American Opinion: On consumer spending
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On consumer spending: While it's popular to criticize Washington for spending insanely and refusing to live within a budget, the reality is that too many Americans aren't walking the...
opinion / editorials
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 4, 2010
Letter; We all should buy American
Buy American. Buy American. Buy American. As we grow older it seems we develop an exasperating habit of repeating ourselves, and aren't aware of it until a friend reminds us. This time, however, I am well aware of the repetition and I'm going to put my money where my mouth is. I...
opinion / letters
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Minnesota consumers warned of cell-phone 'do not call' scam
The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning consumers of a scam involving e-mails urging people to contact a "do not call" list for their cell-phone numbers. The e-mails tell consumers they must register their cell phone number with the National Do Not Call...
news / state
October 7, 2009 - 12:36pm