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For U.S. veterans, pipeline protest promises to galvanize activism
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Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
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'
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
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Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Letter: Letter writer isn't from Willmar
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
May 28, 2009
Paving Willmar Avenue
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
A shiny and new top cover
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 7, 2009
County OKs bids for road projects, rejects request for property tax leniency
WILLMAR -- Bids for two major road projects were approved Tuesday by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. Both projects came in well under the engineer's estimate and both contracts were awarded to Duininck Bros. Inc. of Prinsburg. The low bid to rebuild a three-mile section...
May 7, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Smoothing it all out
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2009
Change in sewer line tunneling method for $86M treatment plant will save city $50,000
WILLMAR -- The city will save $50,000 and reduce the risk of failure by letting a contractor use a different tunneling method at five locations along the interceptor sewer line. The line is being constructed to carry municipal waste to the new wastewater treatment plant located west...
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Bids for '09 county road projects below estimates
WILLMAR -- Bids awarded Tuesday for summer road projects in Kandiyohi County came in well below estimates. The savings will allow the county to do more road work than initially planned. It will also give the county a financial cushion if the state shaves away the 2009 local government...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
Duininck's crew going around the clock
FARGO N.D. -- Drivers with Duininck Bros. Inc. of Prinsburg, are working around the clock to help shore up levees in Fargo, N.D., to protect against a rising Red River. A team of 30 drivers is keeping 14 trucks on the go hauling clay and gravel material to build up emergency levees...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 23, 2009
Duininck's sends trucks to help Fargo-Moorhead flood fight
PRINSBURG -- Duninick's Brothers Companies of Prinsburg has sent a fleet of trucks and drivers to aid the flood fighting effort in Fargo, N.D. A fleet of 14 to 15 trucks and drivers departed early Monday morning, and were expected to be pressed immediately into action, according...
March 23, 2009 - 1:52pm
March 9, 2009
Worksheet available for review on plans for asphalt storage near Granite Falls
MARSHALL -- An environmental assessment worksheet has been completed for a proposed asphalt storage and loading facility that Duininck Brothers Inc. intends to build along a rail siding at Asbury, about four miles north of Granite Falls. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is...
March 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Minnesota River Valley site eyed for protection likely to be mined
OLIVIA -- A rock outcrop in the Minnesota River Valley being eyed for inclusion in a protective easement program is likely to be mined instead. The Renville County Board of Commissioners was told Tuesday that the county's Planning Commission had unanimously recommended approving...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Panel approves final payments for Willmar's street work
WILLMAR -- Final payments to a contractor and acceptance of two 2007 street improvement projects were recommended for approval Tuesday by the Willmar City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee. The full council will receive the committee's action on Feb. 2. A final payment of $101,366...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Quam -- Wall
Anne Quam and Chad Wall were united in marriage Sept. 27 at Canterbury Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. The bride is the daughter of David and Nancy...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Duininck -- Rolffs
Amber Duininck and Zach Rolffs were united in marriage Sept. 13 at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. The bride is thedaughter of Gregg and...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Letter: Amendment is bad public policy
A Minnesota group, "Sportsmen for Change," backs a constitutional amendment that would dedicate a portion of the state sales tax for the outdoors and the arts. If passed, this amendment would generate $300 million a year for 25 years -- a tax increase of $11 billion. I am an avid...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Letter: A vote for community's future
My name is Chris Duininck and my wife Lara and I are supporters of the "Vote Yes Twice" campaign. We have three children that are educated in our community. There is great value in both public and private schools. The impact of a strong educational environment on its community cannot...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am