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Fall bulbs bring May flowers
Across 50 years, bond with patients is constant feature of Rice dialysis program
Willmar council to act Monday on polling places, judges
County to hold hearing on tax abatement for New London hotel project
Nelsen's Laundry & Cleaners washing its last load
Moore leads Lynx over Mercury
Breaking into the win column
Gophers' goals require Big Ten road wins
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Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
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Eugene Robinson: Clinton delivers a Trump beat-down
Ed Downey letter: Baker's broadband plan flawed
Nancy Chamberlain letter: Sawatzky will work for Kandiyohi County
EJ Dionne: Clinton moves the election in her direction
Timothy Huber pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting death of teacher
June 16, 2014
Willmar Fests Junior Royalty finalists named
WILLMAR — The finalists for Willmar Fests Junior Royalty have been announced. A prince and princess will be chosen randomly at 4:15 p.m. Thursday at the Jaycees Block Party in downtown Willmar. Princess candidates are Ariel Olvera, daughter of Crystal and Alex Olvera; Qiara Christenson,...
June 16, 2014 - 11:31pm
June 10, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store donates $10,000 to United Way for Growmobile food backpack program
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store, which made a $60,000 donation to United Way for a new Growmobile earlier in the year, announced Tuesday another $10,000 donation to the United Way for the Growmobile food backpack program.
June 10, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 9, 2014
Barbers arrive to shave the heads of teachers, staff members after Willmar Middle School students raise $1,600 to support classmate
WILLMAR — As the school year came to a close, final assignments were turned in and middle school students were making plans for summer vacation,...
June 9, 2014 - 11:15pm
Roosevelt Stars battle from behind but lose to Willmar Stingers in kickball game
WILLMAR — The old saying, “I could beat you with one hand tied behind my back,” took on new meaning Monday morning. The Willmar Stingers...
June 9, 2014 - 11:12pm
May 24, 2014
World War II veteran from Willmar to raise flag for Twins on Memorial Day
WILLMAR –– Ersie Quimby doesn’t miss watching a Minnesota Twins baseball game on television. “I might fall asleep during them,” said...
May 24, 2014 - 4:00am
May 6, 2014
Missing for six hours, 3-year-old found safe with family dog
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. – A 3-year-old missing for nearly six hours Monday was discovered safe -- thanks in part to the family dog -- after an hours-long air, foot, bloodhound, horseback and ATV search. Griggs County Sheriff Robert Hook said the boy’s parents, Courtney...
May 6, 2014 - 1:18pm
April 19, 2014
Good Friday services prepare local Christians for celebrating Easter on Sunday
WILLMAR — Christians gathered for Good Friday services at area churches in preparation for Easter Sunday, when the resurrection of Jesus Christ...
April 19, 2014 - 1:00am
April 11, 2014
From empty arms to new purpose
The death of her firstborn child, Dominick, from sudden infant death syndrome left Becky Bruns with empty arms and a heart full of grief. “All...
April 11, 2014 - 11:07pm
Swaddled in safety: Partnership with local fund helps Rice Hospital promote newborn health, lower risk of SIDS
WILLMAR — From the moment they’re placed in their cribs, babies born at Rice Memorial Hospital get a safe start in life with swaddling designed...
April 11, 2014 - 11:04pm
April 1, 2014
‘Talk to your kids’: Town hall meeting on alcohol, drugs emphasizes message of prevention
WILLMAR — When members of the regional CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force give public presentations, they hear from many parents who have no idea...
April 1, 2014 - 10:54pm
March 27, 2014
Supporting parents with a message of prevention: Town hall meeting planned Monday on underage drinking, drug use
WILLMAR — An information meeting hosted next week by the Kandiyohi County Drug-Free Communities Coalition will give parents and the rest of...
March 27, 2014 - 11:15pm
January 17, 2014
Community that cares: Local initiative seeks to make area dementia-capable
WILLMAR — Members of a local action team envision a future for Willmar as a dementia-capable community that cares well for its aging adults with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. The Willmar ACT on Alzheimer’s team is one of seven in Minnesota awarded a grant to develop...
January 17, 2014 - 10:40pm
December 30, 2013
YMCA in Willmar to host family-friendly New Year’s event again this year
WILLMAR — This year, families can once again ring in the new year at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Now in its fifth year, the event will be from 4:30 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at the YMCA, 1000 Lakeland Drive S.E. The evening will include...
December 30, 2013 - 4:01am
December 24, 2013
Editorial: You all have a Merry Cristmas
“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” — Calvin Coolidge Christmas time is here for west central Minnesota, which is always a joyous time of year for many. The...
December 24, 2013 - 12:00am
December 9, 2013
Kids shop with cops to find Christmas gifts for family
WILLMAR — Jimena Vela was one of 20 kids and Jennifer Williams was one of 20 law enforcement officers who participated in the annual Shop With...
December 9, 2013 - 3:13am