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Obamacare uncertainty harming economic rebound, CEOs say
West central Minn. schools closing early due to winter storm
Private employers step up hiring, trade deficit narrows
U.S. car buyers borrow more as rates fall and standards loosen
Roads already slick with more snow and wind on tap for today
Vikings break ground on new stadium
Prep Wrestling: Willmar outmuscles BOLD, KMS
Gymnastics Roundup: Mighty Melrose topples Willmar
Timberwolves, Spurs meet Wednesday in Mexico City
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Play our High School Football Pigskin Pickem Contest
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
Take control of holiday spending: Finance counselor says make a budget, start shopping early
Geraldine E. Jackson
Sara A. Yoder
John Michael "Jack" Hickey
Matthew C. Aeikens
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
Letter: Willmar Council is balanced (link fixed)
Letter: A rational view of the mayor
November 8, 2012
Farm Bureau: Cost of Thanksgiving dinner increases only slightly
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The cost of the classic Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the trimmings increased by less than one percent this year. According to the annual survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the average cost of this year's...
November 8, 2012 - 12:31pm
November 23, 2011
Willmar, Minn., church to host Thanksgiving dinner
Redeemer Lutheran Church will host its seventh annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community on Thursday. Turkey and all the trimmings will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
news / local
November 23, 2011 - 11:45am
November 14, 2011
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner up 13%, now $49.20 for 10 people
WILLMAR -- The cost of putting the classic Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people increased 13 percent this year, according to the annual survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation. In a news release issued this week, the federation shows the cost of the holiday feast...
November 14, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Willmar precinct enjoys Lutefisk and Meatball Supper every Election Day
Short story and video by Jannet Walsh Willmar voters Ansil and Judy Wangsness finished voting at Willmar's Ward 2-Precinct 2 located at the Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar. Then they walked out the door of one side of the church to eat at the 93rd Annual Lutefisk and Meatball Supper...
news / local
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 18, 2010
news / local
May 18, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2009
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
opinion / cartoons
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
June 16, 2009: Brooten dinner theater to close June 21
June 16, 2009 BROOTEN -- It was an innovative idea. Take an old, closed movie theater in a sleepy town and give it a jazzy New Orleans pulse. Bring in some gourmet food and some quality entertainment. Make tiny Brooten a destination, not just a dot on a map. In the end, though,...
news / region
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
'Just Desserts' opens Friday
BROOTEN -- "Just Desserts" opens Friday at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. In this murder mystery Judge Reginald P. Cogsworth is played by David Swinney.
showcase / theater
March 5, 2009 - 8:36am
'Just Desserts' in Brooten 'sinfully delicious'
Dinner ... desserts... dimwittedness... drama... and detective work make for a "deliciously delightful" evening during the upcoming murder mystery at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. "Just Desserts" by Craig Sodaro is a lively mystery play revolving around the untimely death of...
showcase / theater
March 5, 2009 - 8:35am
January 15, 2009
Murder in Brooten ... pretty sweet over dessert
Somehow, witnessing a murder while eating cheesecake just doesn't make the crime seem so bad. To be honest, it's actually pretty funny.
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am