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BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
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Willmar man charged after officer concussed
At Ryder Cup, Phil Mickelson setting table for future captaincy
WCT Sports Show: Wildcats crush St. Cloud Cathedral
Ryder Cup: Hazeltine pedigree planned from the start
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Alec Baldwin is ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ new Donald Trump
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Inez L. Quigley
Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Kathleen Parker: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
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