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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
August 18, 2014
City of Willmar defeats building permit fee increases
WILLMAR — After more than 30 minutes of public comments and discussion, all eight Willmar City Council members voted Monday night against a proposed increase in city building permit fees. Although he said he would vote against it, council member Rick Fagerlie made a motion to approve...
August 18, 2014 - 11:42pm
Willmar to consider increases in building permit fees, plumbing fees
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will pursue an ordinance that would increase building permit fees approximately 11.5 percent and increase plumbing fixture fees from $7 to $20 per fixture. The plumbing fee increase would bring the city more in line with the state of Minnesota...
June 18, 2014 - 11:16pm
May 14, 2013
Airlines collected record baggage fees in 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year — the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.
May 14, 2013 - 11:11am
January 23, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council OKs hike to electronic pawn transaction fee
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will be increasing the fee charged to local pawn brokers for entering transaction information into a statewide computer network used by law enforcement agencies to check for stolen property. The council approved a resolution Tuesday night increasing...
January 23, 2013 - 11:22pm
April 26, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: It's time to rally for increase in fishing and hunting license fees
April 26, 2012 - 8:32am
April 24, 2012
Increase in license fees closer for hunters, anglers but not yet law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota hunters and anglers could get their wish to pay higher license fees, but some House Republicans must be convinced first. "I think it is doable," Rep. Denny McNamara said of getting enough votes from fellow representatives, but it will be a tough job. Supporters...
April 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2012
Hunting, fishing fees and Vikings talk begins legislative week
April 23, 2012 - 12:09pm
April 18, 2012
Hunting, fishing fee dispute stalls outdoors bill
ST. PAUL -- Raising hunting and fishing license fees, supported by the governor and key legislators, is in limbo after Tuesday debate on a Senate...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
DNR seeks license fee hike to stop downward funding slide
SPICER -- It will cost more to put walleyes in the boat or pheasants and ducks in the bag, if the state Legislature approves license fee increases...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Landfill fees will increase to cover state-mandated fund and cleanup
WILLMAR - Kandiyohi County residents will be paying more next year to cover increased expenses at the sanitary landfill. On a 4-1 vote this...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
Fee to obtain birth certificates will increase July 1
WILLMAR -- The cost of getting a certified copy of a birth certificate will increase $10 starting July 1. The fee increase, as well as changes to other vital statistics services performed by the county recorder, was the result of action taken during the 2010 legislative session. Currently...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
March 29, 2010
Fees for passports likely to increase for adults and minors
WILLMAR -- Proposed changes to the federal passport services fees will make it more expensive to obtain a passport. Kandiyohi County Recorder, Julie Kalkbrenner, said revenue from the proposed $35 increase of adult passports and $20 increase for minors will go to the state. The...
March 29, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Meeker County officials to conduct meeting next month to talk about plan to increase some fees
LITCHFIELD -- A public hearing will be held next month on proposed increases to the 2010 fee schedule for some Meeker County services. At their meeting this week, the Meeker County Commissioners agreed to set the hearing for 9 a.m. Feb.
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Kandiyohi County criminals to pay higher fees
WILLMAR -- Starting May 1 crime will cost more in Kandiyohi County. The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners has agreed to start charging additional fees to adults going through the court system. The fees will apply to such things as pretrial supervision, domestic abuse evaluations,...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Willmar school officials proposed closing two schools, realigning grades in four others
WILLMAR -- Closing buildings, moving programs and grades to other schools and increasing caseloads in special education programs are all on the list of possible budget cuts for the Will-mar School District. The School Board will make final decisions on which cuts to implement in...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am