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Quilt for a cop at Willmar Middle School
British-born UK parliament attacker ID'd, had been investigated over extremism concerns
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
Utah man killed in London attack, wife injured, relative says
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
June 9, 2016
16 from west central Minnesota vie for Highway 23 funds in Washington, D.C.
WILLMAR — A group of 16 area business people, elected officials and public employees spent 24 hours in Washington, D.C., this week in a first-step effort to get new federal grant money for state Highway 23. If Highway 23 is designated as a Critical Rural Freight Corridor, there...
June 9, 2016 - 10:53pm
May 20, 2016
Wait for Highway 23 funds continues
HAWICK — The modest, pale green house on the edge of Hawick that Mary and Dave Solum have called home for 50 years — and where they raised...
May 20, 2016 - 12:14am
January 28, 2016
Highway 23 plans get another look from residents
HAWICK — Jan Peterson is wondering how she’s going to get a wagon full of horse manure across state Highway 23 when — or if — the four-lane...
January 28, 2016 - 11:56pm
January 18, 2016
Minnesota State Fair reveals plans for expansion
With arctic air gripping the region, the Minnesota State Fair seems a long way off. But fair officials are already planning for a sequel to the...
January 18, 2016 - 11:34pm
December 14, 2015
Willmar lab to expand in response to bird flu
WILLMAR — Ground will be broken next week on an $8.5 million expansion and renovation of the Minnesota poultry testing lab in Willmar. When...
December 14, 2015 - 11:39pm
October 30, 2015
Food Shelf expansion to increase capacity
Mike King of Duininck Inc., packs backfill with a steel-drum roller Friday at the Willmar Area Food Shelf. The warehouse and receiving bay expansion...
October 30, 2015 - 10:13pm
August 31, 2015
MPCA seeks public comments on proposed feedlot expansion
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency seeks public comment on a Pope County cattle producer’s plans to expand a cattle feedlot south of Lake Reno. Reichmann Land and Cattle plans to increase its existing 1,608-head operation of feeder cattle to 1,900 head of slaughter...
August 31, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 5, 2015
Workers for Double J Masonry of rural Willmar remove scaffolding upon completion of the stairway tower of the long-term residence building, which...
August 5, 2015 - 11:26pm
July 21, 2015
Highway 23 open house set for July 28
HAWICK — Area residents, business owners and others are invited to attend an open house on the Minnesota Highway 23 expansion 4 to 6 p.m. July 28 at Roseville Township Hall, which is located at 15768 232nd Ave. Northeast in Hawick. The project calls for four lanes from New London...
July 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 24, 2015
New London Spicer Schools reviews expansion proposal
NEW LONDON –– A new set of plans for a potential expansion of facilities in the New London-Spicer School District is taking shape, along with the goal of seeking voter approval in a Nov. 3 election. During a planning session this week, the NLS School Board reviewed the results...
June 24, 2015 - 11:44pm
April 29, 2015
Bethesda construction continues
The silt fences are up and heavy equipment is crawling around on the site of new construction at Bethesda Pleasant View in Willmar. With the...
April 29, 2015 - 6:52am
April 13, 2015
Renville County Hospital and Clinics expansion to open Sept. 28
OLIVIA — The future of rural health care is taking shape on the eastern edge of Olivia, and it’s all about doing more at home. The RC Hospital...
April 13, 2015 - 11:00pm
April 10, 2015
Project Turnabout opens doors to new expansion
GRANITE FALLS — “I’ve been called dull before,’’ said Mike Schicks, laughing after the over-sized scissors he held failed to slice...
April 10, 2015 - 11:07pm
March 26, 2015
RCW could start building additions in fall
RENVILLE — The Renville County West School Board has taken another step toward design and construction of additional improvements to its K-12 school building. Voters approved a $5.4 million bond in a referendum in January. The project includes building new classrooms at the south...
March 26, 2015 - 10:43pm
March 25, 2015
NLS to pick architect for facilities plan
NEW LONDON —Three architectural firms pitched their plans this week for how they would lead the New London-Spicer School District through the development of a facility expansion project. Next month the board will visit project sites the three firms were involved with and in May...
March 25, 2015 - 8:04pm