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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
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
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 7, 2016
Denis Anderson letter: Reese is a trusted and proven leader
I had the opportunity to serve with Doug Reese for 14 years on the Willmar City Council. During that time I had a firsthand view of how he handled...
November 7, 2016 - 6:01am
May 10, 2016
Kathy Schwantes announces candidacy for Willmar City Council's Ward 1 seat
WILLMAR - Kathy Schwantes will be running for the open Ward 1 Willmar City Council seat, she announced today in a news release. The Ward 1 seat...
May 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 18, 2016
Denis Anderson will not seek new term on the Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — Council member Denis Anderson announced at Monday’s city council meeting that he will not run for re-election this year. “It’s...
April 18, 2016 - 11:26pm
July 23, 2015
Search firm chosen to help find next EDC director
WILLMAR — The process of finding a new executive director for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission took a step forward Thursday with the selection of Waters and Company as the search firm. The company, one of three that submitted a proposal,...
July 23, 2015 - 11:00pm
April 8, 2015
Editorial: Why avoid discussion on meeting location?
The final item discussed at the Willmar City Council Monday night was a council member's inquiry asking whether the Labor Relations/City Council meeting scheduled this afternoon needed to be moved to a larger meeting place in anticipation of significant public attendance. That...
April 8, 2015 - 7:00am
March 2, 2015
Mayor suggests City Council delay planning retreat
WILLMAR — Mayor Marv Calvin did not respond directly to questions raised by City Council member Audrey Nelsen during Monday night’s council...
March 2, 2015 - 11:18pm
January 13, 2015
Council elects Christianson acting mayor
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council elected Ron Christianson as mayor pro tempore, replacing Denis Anderson who had served in that capacity for the past two years under former Mayor Frank Yanish. Christianson was elected during the reorganizational meeting Monday night. He will...
January 13, 2015 - 11:45pm
September 26, 2014
Willmar City Council to set preliminary levy
WILLMAR — In his 2015 budget address to the Willmar City Council last month, Mayor Frank Yanish said that while the city has stable operations, the city is falling behind in maintenance of roads, parks, buildings and other facilities. Since 2012, he said, city staff has been trying...
September 26, 2014 - 12:05am
September 25, 2014
Economic Development Commission IDs goals
WILLMAR — Continued development of Kandiyohi County’s agriculture-related business sector emerged Thursday as a top priority next year for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission. Close behind were a focus on business development, business retention...
September 25, 2014 - 11:55pm
September 3, 2014
Skor questions city council
WILLMAR — The purpose of the Willmar City Council’s open forum came into sharp focus when local resident Bob Skor attempted to have city staff answer his question regarding rehab work underway at the City Auditorium. Skor has been attending council meetings and has been asking...
September 3, 2014 - 11:24pm
January 4, 2013
Editorial: A critical need for better city leadership in WIllmar this New Year
Mayor Frank Yanish will address citizens and the Willmar City Council on the state of the city Monday night. It will be interesting to see the mayor’s version of this city’s current affairs and what his vision for the city in 2013 might be. The question is what will we hear: Yanish’s...
January 4, 2013 - 11:34pm