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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 4, 2011
Letter: Putting students first
Please put students first in Willmar by voting yes on the levy. Your vote is important to the future of our kids and our community. The small group in opposition to this levy misnames themselves "StudentsFirst." Their agenda will sacrifice Willmar students to make a point against...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: A great help in emergencies
I just saw the news article Oct. 3 about the grant for a new utility task vehicle. What a wonderful addition for Willmar area emergency services. When I had my near-fatal heart attack in 2006, a rural Wisconsin volunteer fire department used a similar vehicle to save my life and...
October 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 16, 2010
Police back NDSU football coach Craig Bohl as traffic safety pitch man, despite long speeding record
November 16, 2010 - 10:04am
August 13, 2010
Atwater Speedway to hold Craig Hartman Memorial Kart Race
The Atwater Karting Speedway will be sponsoring the Craig Hartman Memorial Kart Race Aug. 20 with races beginning at 7 p.m. Hartman was an original founding board member of the non-profit organization. He was killed in an automobile accident in January. Admission is free. For more...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Willmar man dies as result of injuries suffered in accident
KERKHOVEN -- A Willmar man who was injured in an accident Thursday near Kerkhoven has died. Craig W. Hartman, 53, of Willmar, was critically injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle, head-on crash east of Kerkhoven. Hartman died Friday morning at the St. Cloud Hospital. According...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
January 10, 2010
Willmar man dies as result of Thursday accident
KERKHOVEN -- A Willmar man who was injured in an accident Thursday near Kerkhoven has died. Craig W. Hartman, 53, of Willmar, died Friday at the St. Cloud Hospital, according to the State Patrol. The death was the result of injuries Hartman sustained in a two-vehicle, head-on crash...
January 10, 2010 - 8:03am
January 8, 2010
Willmar man in critical condition after Kerkhoven crash
KERKHOVEN -- Craig W. Hartman, 53, of Willmar, is in critical condition at St. Cloud Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle,...
January 8, 2010 - 10:27am
September 19, 2009
Letter: Clouding the voices of reason
A recent letter to this paper is a great illustration of what is wrong in the debate over health care. Victor Young's comments serve only to divert attention from the real issues that should be addressed. To say our system is the best in the world ignores the credible ranking of...
September 19, 2009 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Letter: Hypocrisy of the Tea Parties
In response to a letter published claiming success of the recent tea parties and the author's complaint of lack of coverage, I think it's important to offer an opposing view.
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
Larson -- Hanson
Jennifer Larson and Craig Curtis Hanson, both of Willmar, are engaged to be married today at United Methodist Church in Willmar. Larson is the...
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Officials in Kandiyohi are seeking approval from Willmar City Council to connect treatment system to city's Willmar's system
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has given the City of Kandiyohi approval to research the feasibility of connecting Kandiyohi to Willmar's wastewater treatment system. The council Monday night approved the concept of system-sharing while encouraging Kandiyohi to continue researching...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am