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FBI agent from Minnesota who tracked down Versace serial killer dies at 71
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
Minnesota city police say they shot armed man on disc golf course
Officer asks 16-year-old robbery suspect if he knows person in surveillance photo. 'That's me,' he says, then gets arrested
Man who shot, wounded officer while on 6-day meth binge gets 20 years
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Murphy: Michael Floyd the fresh face of old news at Vikings camp
Twins tighten grip on first place, sweep Orioles
WCT Sports Show: Softball playoff predictions
WCT Sports Show: BOLD, NLS among baseball hopefuls
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
April 16, 2010
Intersection safety design gets backing from Council committee
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will be asked Monday to support the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection safety...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Contemplation as City Council nixes solution at problematic intersection
WILLMAR -- City officials are trying to arrange a meeting with Kandiyohi County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation now that the Willmar...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
City street projects include Roosevelt School road
WILLMAR -- The city's list of proposed 2010 street improvements includes a project requested by the Willmar School District to build a 1,170-foot...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 1, 2010
Willmar council discussing liquor law compliance
WILLMAR -- Possible changes to the city's liquor ordinance were discussed by five members of the Willmar City Council during a one-hour work session Wednesday, but no decisions were made. The discussion involved the possibility of changing some of the penalties against establishments that...
February 1, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
City: No favoritism was shown to Green Mill
WILLMAR -- Council members say they are not showing favoritism to Green Mill by delaying its penalty for illegally selling alcohol to an underage...
December 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
Council asks city attorney to review proposed wind turbine ordinance
WILLMAR -- Willmar City Council members want to know if small wind turbines would be allowed within the city limits even if the city has no ordinance...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
City committee takes no action on policy over street closures
WILLMAR -- There will be more debate on a proposed revision to the street closure policy when the City Council meets on Monday night. The revised policy would give council members discretion -- not allowed under the present policy -- to close a thoroughfare or collector street for...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2009
City Council members favor veto power over MUC, Rice Board
WILLMAR -- Willmar City Council members told the Charter Commission on Wednesday that they support City Charter provisions that give the council...
September 24, 2009 - 12:00am
August 18, 2009
City says street can close for St. Mary's activities
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council voted 4-3 Monday to close two blocks of Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest for a St.
August 18, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Downtown garbage can problem discussed after local organization seeking legal remedy for the issue
WILLMAR -- A City Council committee is suggesting a downtown group modify its garbage cans to discourage renters from placing their household garbage in the cans instead of receptacles provided by landlords. The suggestion was offered by members of the Committee Development Committee...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Willmar City Council denies request to waive fee for Showmobile, but picks up the tab anyway
WILLMAR -- The City Council has denied a request to allow free use of the city's portable Showmobile band shell for a weekend fundraiser. But organizers of a dance to benefit the Willmar High School music program will probably get free use of the Showmobile anyway if council members...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 21, 2009
Willmar City Council backs filling police officer, engineering openings
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council voted Monday night to fill a police department patrol officer position and an engineering department technician/surveyor position. Although the city has a hiring freeze due to state aid cuts late last year, this year and projected in 2010, the...
July 21, 2009 - 12:00am
July 9, 2009
Talks lead to dust-up between the mayor and city official
WILLMAR -- City Council discussion about nominating a replacement for a consistently absent Charter Commission member led to a dust-up Monday...
July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Westwinds project has city officials wondering what's up?
WILLMAR -- What's happening with the Westwind affordable housing project in southwest Willmar?
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 4, 2009
Bethesda seeks city support for financing major expansion project
WILLMAR -- Bethesda Health and Housing is asking the city of Willmar to act as a conduit to issue tax-exempt bonds to finance construction of...
June 4, 2009 - 12:00am