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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
The Lynx look for one more win for the WNBA crown
WCT Sports Show: Cardinal boys soccer team onto state
Indians blank Jays to book trip to World Series
Prep Football: KMS stuns Browerville on the road
Vikings' Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia to face Carson Wentz
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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February 29, 2016
Vision 2040 celebrates successes
Dozens of Willmar Lakes Area residents, business people and civic leaders gather at the Willmar Conference Center Monday for the Vision 2040...
February 29, 2016 - 11:08pm
January 23, 2016
Developer plans Sony-themed indoor amusement park, water park in Minnesota community
If a Wisconsin Dells resort and the Mall of America had a baby, it might look something like what's being proposed in the Minneapolis-area city...
January 23, 2016 - 9:59am
December 19, 2015
Dooley’s Petroleum proposes new office, maintenance facility in Willmar
WILLMAR — Dooley’s Petroleum Inc. is proposing to buy three lots and take an option on a fourth lot in the Willmar Industrial Park to develop a new corporate office building, shop and maintenance facility. Dan Selander of Dooley’s said the company will be relocating the Willmar...
December 19, 2015 - 12:17am
May 11, 2015
City of Willmar hopes preserving airport history leads to land release by FAA
WILLMAR — The city has taken steps to preserve the history of aviation in Willmar. A new kiosk dedicated to telling the story of the former...
May 11, 2015 - 12:14am
New owners plan to redevelop former furniture store in downtown Willmar
WILLMAR — The former Erickson Furniture building in downtown Willmar has a new owner. New Minnesota Realty, owned by Sahra Gure and Abdirizak...
February 11, 2015 - 11:19pm
November 27, 2014
Renville County launches study of OHV park that some neighbors oppose
OLIVIA — The opposing views were clear Tuesday as an effort was launched to develop an off-highway vehicle park in the Minnesota River Valley. “There...
November 27, 2014 - 11:11pm
October 24, 2014
Video to promote renovation of Willmar hub for local foods
WILLMAR — More than 60 beer aficionados, eatery patrons, lovers of locally grown food and others gathered for an outdoor video shoot at noon...
October 24, 2014 - 11:50pm
July 9, 2014
Habitat to demolish, rebuild at site of historic Spicer house in Willmar
WILLMAR — Officials of Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota announced this week that the affiliate has purchased the locally known...
July 9, 2014 - 11:28pm
Willmar City Council OKs action to clear land title dispute with Jennie-O
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store is disputing whether the city of Willmar has title to a piece of property included in two parcels the city wants to sell to Jennie-O for the company’s planned office expansion project. To help settle the dispute, the City Council passed a resolution...
July 9, 2014 - 11:26pm
June 20, 2014
Willmar City Council approves development agreement with Jennie-O Turkey Store for corporate office expansion
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council took action this week to formally approve the development agreement between the city and Jennie-O Turkey Store for the land transfer and tax increment financing agreement. Council approval authorizes Mayor Frank Yanish and City Administrator Charlene...
June 20, 2014 - 10:56pm
June 19, 2014
Southwest Initiative Foundation CEO resigns to take new post
HUTCHINSON — Longtime Southwest Initiative Foundation President/CEO Sherry Ristau has announced that she will be resigning from her position...
June 19, 2014 - 10:39pm
June 10, 2014
‘Historic 313’ building to be rehabbed for brewhouse, restaurant in downtown Willmar
WILLMAR — Liv Fuchs says she and her husband, Ryan, and her brother Stevin Carlson can’t wait to start brewing craft beer, and Mike Kinney...
June 10, 2014 - 11:12pm