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Video: One dead, eight injured in Highway 12 crash Saturday night
Update: Driver killed in Highway 12 crash identified
One injured in motorcycle-pickup crash in Raymond
Video: Rear-end crash injures cyclist
Two die in separate crashes on state Highway 29
Video: Prep football: Morris/CA upends ACGC
Girls Swimming & Diving: Melrose wins Willmar Invite; Cards 6th
College Volleyball: Ridgewater sweeps WWT
Prep Volleyball Roundup
Girls Tennis Roundup
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
'Come Blow Your Horn': Comedy now playing at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, MN
29th Annual Antique Car Run begins Saturday in New London
With deal in place, Starlite Drive-In in Litchfield doesn't appear to be going anywhere
Fransen — Stock
Post — Veldkamp
Wold — Blomker
Kazakevich — Kettelkamp
August/September issue of Live it! Magazine available in stands and online
Susie June Johnson
Victoria Mae Swenson
Ralph A. Bratts
Wesley G. Haglund
Morgan S. Grant
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Editorial: Minnesota sports scene looks quite encouraging
Commentary: U of M addressing Teague affair
Commentary: Willmar group to continue working for positive change
Letter: What is Ron Christianson afraid of?
June 2, 2009
Intersection talks to continue
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council did not endorse a proposed design favored by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners and the Minnesota...
News / business
June 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 27, 2009
Committee takes no action on intersection design
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee made no recommendation Tuesday evening on a possible solution to reducing the higher than average number of crashes at the Business 71/County Road 24/23rd Street Northeast intersection. None of the four committee...
News / business
May 27, 2009 - 12:00am
May 7, 2009
Willmar City Council approves $20K relocation payment to new CEO at Rice Memorial Hospital
WILLMAR -- Rice Hospital Board's decision to make a relocation assistance payment to incoming chief executive officer Michael Schramm of Litchfield...
News / local
May 7, 2009 - 12:00am
April 20, 2009
Residents cite 'reneging' on speedway agreement
WILLMAR -- North side residents say there's been some reneging on a "gentlemen's agreement'' reached about five years ago that set closing times...
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 14, 2009
Committee supports ordinance allowing dogs in outdoor restaurants: City Council meets Monday
WILLMAR -- A proposed ordinance that would let dogs accompany persons into outdoor areas of food and beverage establishments has received the support of the Willmar City Council's Community Development Committee. A law passed by the 2008 Legislature lets cities write such ordinances. Willmar's...
News / local / community
March 14, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
City ordinance would allow dogs in outdoor restaurant areas
WILLMAR -- City Attorney Rich Ronning has drafted an ordinance that would let dogs accompany persons into outdoor food and beverage establishments. A law passed by the 2008 session of the Legislature allows cities to write such ordinances. The City Council was encouraged in June...
News / local / community
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
As economy chips away at local government, Heitke proposes county mayors discuss sharing services
WILLMAR -- Willmar Mayor Les Heitke said he intends to invite all mayors from Kandiyohi County cities to discuss possible sharing of services and financial efficiencies. "I think it would be worthwhile in this climate of looking for more efficiencies to draw together our mayors within...
local / News
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
No action is taken on Westwind mortgage by officials
WILLMAR -- The developer of Westwind Estates is asking the City Council to approve a $350,000 mortgage and promissory note for the affordable housing project in southwest Willmar. Money for the mortgage came from a $350,000 grant the city re-ceived ea- rlier in the year from the...
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
City Council endorses Citizens Energy Policy concept
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has endorsed the concept of a local group developing a national energy policy.
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am