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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
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'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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August 7, 2016
Fairgrounds ready for big event
THERE IS AN IF YOU GO UNDER 080616.N.WCT.FAIRIFYOUGO WILLMAR—As summer continues to fly by, people all over the area are gearing up to...
August 7, 2016 - 11:20pm
September 1, 2015
Governor Dayton condemns protesters’ chant
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton thinks a chant of “Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon,” during a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds “was a terrible thing to say,” his press secretary said Tuesday. His comment came in response to state...
September 1, 2015 - 10:48pm
August 9, 2015
Video: Saturday at the Kandiyohi County Fair
Saturday at Kandiyohi County Fair started out under overcast, fended off a spit of rain around noon and coasted to an end under a clear sky....
August 9, 2015 - 7:56am
August 6, 2015
4-H clubs serve up food at the fair
WILLMAR — Area 4-H’ers come to the Kandiyohi County Fair every year to submit their projects for judging, show their animals and stuff their...
August 6, 2015 - 11:49pm
Run, piggy, run
The Famous L.A. (Leader Area) Racing Pigs, back for a fourth year, always draw a crowd at the three daily shows, including these excited fairgoers...
August 6, 2015 - 11:47pm
A wild ride
With the Scrambler speeding up, centrifugal force crunches Destinee Cobb, left, Ellie Evans and Daisha Cobb against the ride’s outside wall...
August 6, 2015 - 11:20pm
August 5, 2015
VIDEO: The poultry show must go on
WILLMAR –– The poultry barn at the Kandiyohi County Fair is eerily quiet this year. The cages, which were full of noisy chickens, ducks...
August 5, 2015 - 11:52pm
August 3, 2015
Kandiyohi County restricts E-cigarette use at fair
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Fair Board recently expanded its tobacco-free policy to restrict use of electronic cigarettes during the fair. Willmar Police Department Sergeant Michael Jahnke is a member of the Kandiyohi County Drug Free Communities Coalition, a group working to...
August 3, 2015 - 10:06pm
May 15, 2015
All poultry shows and fairs cancelled in Minnesota this year
ST. PAUL — All bird exhibitions at county fairs, the State Fair and other gatherings of birds is cancelled this year because of the avian...
May 15, 2015 - 9:14am
May 7, 2015
Avian flu leads North Dakota fair to cancel poultry exhibit
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Organizers for the Red River Valley Fair say concerns over the spread of avian flu forced them to cancel this year’s poultry...
May 7, 2015 - 11:23pm
May 4, 2014
‘Fair’ is no longer good enough in Chippewa County
MONTEVIDEO — Clay County in Iowa already lays claim to the title of the world’s greatest county fair, but the title of most improved is still...
May 4, 2014 - 11:18pm
January 16, 2014
Road conditions fair to difficult, State Patrol advising no travel
Thursday morning update WILLMAR — Road conditions in west central Minnesota are listed in fair to difficult condition and the State Patrol...
January 16, 2014 - 10:17am
August 8, 2013
Editorial: Take time for fun at Kandiyohi Co. Fair
The Kandiyohi County Fair are pulsing with the sounds of children, people, carnival rides, chickens and other animals. It is fair time in Willmar, a great time of year. The fair runs through Saturday. We encourage all to make time to visit the Kandiyohi County Fair. There...
August 8, 2013 - 3:00am
August 3, 2013
Kandiyohi County Fair adds new events this year
WILLMAR — As the last month of summer swings into action, area county fairs are in full force. The Kandiyohi County Fair will start Wednesday...
August 3, 2013 - 1:00am
July 29, 2013
Planning to visit the pig barn at the fair? Health officials advise precautions against swine flu
Planning to visit the swine barn at the county or state fair? Be careful to avoid potential exposure to swine influenza, especially if you have risk factors that make you more vulnerable, health officials caution. The heads-up was issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
July 29, 2013 - 11:39pm