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Officer asks 16-year-old robbery suspect if he knows person in surveillance photo. 'That's me,' he says, then gets arrested
Man who shot, wounded officer while on 6-day meth binge gets 20 years
Walmart to ban woman who told customer to 'go back to Mexico,' called another the n-word
Charges: Worker secretly recorded women in bathroom of Minnesota restaurant
‘I didn’t want to shoot her in the head...just…scare her,’ ex-husband testifies
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Murphy: Michael Floyd the fresh face of old news at Vikings camp
Twins tighten grip on first place, sweep Orioles
WCT Sports Show: Softball playoff predictions
WCT Sports Show: BOLD, NLS among baseball hopefuls
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
May 4, 2017
Fish, hunt, save lives: MN first to offer organ donor option on fishing license
MOORHEAD — Minnesota's fishing season is about to start, and those renewing their license online will have a chance to save lives through...
May 4, 2017 - 8:31pm
March 2, 2016
High schoolers donate blood
First-time blood donor Carly Hulstein, a Willmar High School junior, receives encouragement from Anita Allison of the American Red Cross Wednesday....
March 2, 2016 - 11:56pm
December 14, 2015
Pioneer Public Television to move headquarters, studio to Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — Pioneer Public Television will move its headquarters and main studio to a facility to be constructed in Granite Falls. Ron...
December 14, 2015 - 11:20pm
November 30, 2015
Minnesota couple leave $500K donation at Salvation Army red kettle
A Minnesota couple dropped a $500,000 check in a Salvation Army red kettle at a grocery store in Rosemount on Saturday, the charity reported....
November 30, 2015 - 1:54pm
November 26, 2015
Rice Health Foundation meets donor challenge
WILLMAR — With little less than a week to go before the deadline, the Rice Health Foundation has met a challenge to raise $500,000 for its capital campaign for Rice Memorial Hospital’s new Rice Rehabilitation Center. An anonymous couple pledged to donate $500,000 to the campaign...
November 26, 2015 - 11:15pm
November 16, 2015
Love of animals inspires Willmar couple’s gift to shelter
WILLMAR — Judy Olson was a lifelong animal lover. A farm girl born and bred, she was never without a companion dog or cat. She raised rabbits,...
November 16, 2015 - 12:42am
October 21, 2014
Willmar and Kandiyohi County reinstate canine law enforcement
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County has been without a canine unit since Willmar Police Department’s German shepherd, Cato, retired from service in...
October 21, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 10, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store donates $10,000 to United Way for Growmobile food backpack program
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store, which made a $60,000 donation to United Way for a new Growmobile earlier in the year, announced Tuesday another $10,000 donation to the United Way for the Growmobile food backpack program.
June 10, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 29, 2013
6 tips to being a smart donor
There are over 1 million charities and foundations in the United States, more than double the number of organizations from just 15 years ago....
July 29, 2013 - 4:52am
January 24, 2013
Willmar, Minn., Area Food Shelf receives milk fundraiser matching cash donation
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Food Shelf has received a matching donation to the month-long $14,000 fundraising drive to buy milk for needy clients after state milk funding ran out more than two months ago. All donations made to the food shelf between now and Feb. 1 to support the...
January 24, 2013 - 11:17pm
January 21, 2013
Willmar, Minn., nonprofit to give away computers to low-income families
WILLMAR — KandiComp of Willmar doesn’t plan to get rich working with PCs for People, a nonprofit that provides free refurbished computers...
January 21, 2013 - 10:52pm
July 7, 2012
United Way of West Central Minn. begins collecting school supplies for area families
WILLMAR -- Necessary school supplies for one student costs an average of $60 per year and 50 percent of families in west central Minnesota will...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Donors needed to stave off a growing blood shortage in upper Midwest
WILLMAR -- Red Cross officials are urging eligible donors to give blood and help stave off a shortage developing this summer across the region. As of Friday, North Central Blood Services was 682 units short of its commitment to the hospitals it serves, said Dave Kelley, donor recruitment...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
February 18, 2012
West central Minn. teachers make donation requests
In addition to Katie Ruter of Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, other west central Minnesota teachers have placed requests for classroom projects on the DonorsChoose.org website. For a more detailed description of each project, go to www.DonorsChoose.org. Click on "Search Projects" and search...
February 18, 2012 - 9:00am
December 15, 2010
'Frugal' LeRoy farmer leaves $3 million to his small town after his death
LE ROY, Minn. -- A retired farmer had a reputation in his small Minnesota town for being very frugal. So, when the checks arrived at the senior center, fire department, churches and other places in Le Roy following the farmer's death, surprise would be an understatement. Ninety-four-year-old...
December 15, 2010 - 3:17pm