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Update 2:30 p.m.: Authorities ID airman as shooter in Grand Forks shooting
Six more cases of bird flu reported today in Minnesota
U.S. cable operator Charter to buy Time Warner Cable for $56 billion
Update 10 a.m.: 2 killed, 1 hospitalized in shooting at Grand Forks Walmart
Two dead after shooting in Grand Forks, N.D.
Prep Baseball: Wildcats pitch way into 3AA semifinals
Amateur Baseball: Sawatzky wins pitchers’ duel as Rockets down Bullfrogs
Prep Softball: KMS needs loser’s bracket run
MLB: Twins jump on Red Sox early, win third straight
Boys Tennis: Cards' Hovland, Corneil reach 2AA semifinals
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Alma O. Lopez
Finnley M. Thomes
Pamela "Pam" Kay (Cooper) Soltis
Craig "Slim" Schuler
Janice L. Bergquist
Video: Ukraine teens enjoy time away from strife
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
April 30, 2014
Consumer pork prices could rise 12 percent due to PEDv cases
U.S. hog prices could rise by 15 to 25 percent and consumer prices for pork by 10 to 12 percent as a result of a virus that has killed some 7 million piglets in the United States, the National Pork Producers Council said on Wednesday. Hog slaughter this summer could fall by more...
news / nation
April 30, 2014 - 10:11am
August 7, 2013
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