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Former Christie associate gets two years in prison for bridge scandal
Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
Lost Italian: Let us all eat (orange chiffon) cake
BANDA: Recipes have deep roots for deep traditions
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'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
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
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Dave & Vivian Swanson
June 20, 2015
Father’s Day for many families means time spent together
WILLMAR — One month after mom got her due, it’s daddy’s turn.
June 20, 2015 - 12:23am
June 1, 2015
Summer programs will provide free meals for Willmar kids
WILLMAR — Free breakfasts and lunches will be available for Willmar children this summer. Times and dates may vary through the summer, but children will be able to receive free breakfasts from Wednesday to early or mid-July. Lunches will be available through June at some sites...
June 1, 2015 - 12:52am
May 30, 2015
Story hour gives positive message about disabilities
WILLMAR — A crowd of children filled the kids’ reading corner Friday morning at the Willmar Public Library, listening to Rep. Dave Baker...
May 30, 2015 - 12:03am
April 21, 2015
Team Tenley advocates for other kids with same terminal disease
PENNOCK –– Ringed with soft yellow hair, Tenley Thompson’s cherubic face is nearly always in smile mode. And more often than not, that...
April 21, 2015 - 12:05am
April 9, 2015
Conference on children with disabilities slated for April 18 in Willmar
WILLMAR — U-Empowered, a regional conference for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities, will be April 18 at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 18 and will feature a keynote educational presentation, breakout sessions...
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
Healthy Family series begins Wednesday
SPICER — The New London-Spicer Healthy Family community speaker series presents Katy Smith at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer. Smith, from Winona, is the first in a series of speakers which will continue next fall. She is a licensed parent educator and holds...
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
Register by Friday for April 18 conference in Willmar on children with disabilities
WILLMAR - U-Empowered, a regional conference for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities, will be April 18 at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and will feature a keynote educational presentation, breakout sessions and a...
April 9, 2015 - 12:40pm
February 19, 2015
DFL want family leave
ST. PAUL — Increased parental leave and sick time would be provided Minnesotans under a plan offered by Minnesota House and Senate Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party members. The proposal would: • Guarantee earned sick time for themselves or to care for family members. • Establish...
February 19, 2015 - 11:30pm
November 27, 2014
Thanksgiving dinner at Redeemer Lutheran Church
WILLMAR -- This was the 10th year of the Redeemer Lutheran Church community Thanksgiving dinner in Willmar. The volunteers have served up to...
November 27, 2014 - 11:14pm
July 31, 2014
United Way Growmobile brings Willmar kids running
WILLMAR — It looks like a bus, and it brings fun things to do for children in the community. Why wouldn’t the new United Way Growmobile...
July 31, 2014 - 11:36pm
July 21, 2014
Willmar man honoring brother with a message of forgiveness
WILLMAR –– A Willmar couple leaves Tuesday for Australia where they will attend the memorial service for two family members who were among...
July 21, 2014 - 11:35pm
July 13, 2014
Sonshine Festival opens Wednesday in Willmar, set-up already underway
WILLMAR — Sonshine is fast approaching and the annual Christian music festival again promises to supply something for everyone with big-name...
July 13, 2014 - 11:27pm
June 22, 2014
Veterans Home starts program treating vets to special trips
HASTINGS — During the first week of June, Ken Ross was treated to a special overnight trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior.
June 22, 2014 - 11:09pm
June 19, 2014
Caregiver support tops priority list of local initiative on Alzheimer’s
WILLMAR — Support for caregivers of aging adults with dementia topped a list of priorities identified at a community forum earlier this month on Alzheimer’s disease and age-related dementia. Increased awareness and knowledge of dementia also was high on the list. Lagging a little...
June 19, 2014 - 10:48pm
Willmar Fests Junior Royalty named
Junior Royalty The hand-picked Willmar Fests 2014 Junior Royalty are Junior Prince Ivan Mares and Junior Princess Eloina Ibarra. Both will be...
June 19, 2014 - 10:45pm