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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
Sara A. Yoder
Matthew C. Aeikens
Mary Ellen Feichtinger-Tucker
Ellsworth Allen Bergerson
Geraldine E. Jackson
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Willmar Council is balanced (link fixed)
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
Letter: A rational view of the mayor
November 19, 2013
Xcel Energy contacting customers about errors on electric bills
MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy is notifying approximately 16,000 customers in Minnesota and South Dakota that some information about their accounts inadvertently was printed on another customer’s bill. The company is also changing the affected residential customer’s account numbers...
news / state
November 19, 2013 - 3:15pm
November 17, 2013
An energetic YES!
November 17, 2013 - 11:26pm
November 13, 2013
ACGC YES team planning to host day-long energy expo for community
GROVE CITY — For the last six years Jasmine Nieto has thrown her heart and soul into learning about and promoting energy conservation and recycling. Since 2009, she’s gone into elementary classrooms to teach students about solar, wind and biomass energy. This year she testified...
news / local
November 13, 2013 - 11:43pm
November 2, 2013
Propane supplies tight as harvest-related demand grows
MURDOCK — Transport trucks are traveling as far as Kansas and Nebraska and waiting as long as 10 to 15 hours at terminals to fetch propane needed to dry corn being harvested in west central Minnesota this year. Propane distributors in the region are struggling to keep pace with...
news / region
November 2, 2013 - 3:46am
Willmar’s turbines could be turning in about a week
WILLMAR — Willmar’s wind turbines could be turning again in about a week. DeWind, the maker of the turbines, said two new 15-kilovolt breakers were scheduled to arrive by Friday, according to an announcement from Wes Hompe, Willmar Municipal Utilities general manager. They are...
news / local
November 2, 2013 - 2:06am
October 31, 2013
Exxon's quarterly profit down 18 percent
(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Thursday reported an 18 percent decrease in quarterly profit on weakness in its refining business. Profit in the third quarter was $7.87 billion, or $1.79 per share, compared with $9.57 billion, or...
October 31, 2013 - 7:53am
October 30, 2013
First E15 station opens in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- A new Minneapolis gasoline station offers the state’s first chance to buy fuel with 15 percent corn-based ethanol. The federal government has allowed the use of such fuels in model year 2001 and newer vehicles. Pumps at Penn Minnoco, 6001 Penn Ave S., also...
news / state
October 30, 2013 - 4:33pm