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Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
September 29, 2015
Auditor says Willmar schools finances are stable
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools continues to maintain a relatively healthy general fund balance, according to the fiscal year 2015 audit report. However, the balance shrank about $1 million in the past year. The Willmar School Board heard a report on its annual audit at a special...
September 29, 2015 - 11:43pm
September 4, 2015
Nonprofits tell U.S. Rep. Peterson proposed legislation could hurt their efforts
WILLMAR — Nonprofits serving disadvantaged residents in west central Minnesota could use help from Congress on a wide range of issues, starting with the ability of donors to support their work. The Pease amendment and other legislation now before the federal government would limit...
September 4, 2015 - 12:27am
September 1, 2015
Heritage Financial forms partnership with Legacy Financial of Iowa
WILLMAR — Heritage Financial Services, the financial planning and investment brokerage division of Heritage Bank of Willmar, announces it has signed a partnership with Legacy Financial LLC of Akron, Iowa, to continue providing financial services to clients served by Heritage financial...
September 1, 2015 - 9:45am
Financial Advisors Little Crow group elects officers
WILLMAR — Officers for National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Little Crow for the 2015-16 year are Kevin Christoffers, president; Harry Fenstra, president-elect; Mark Jensen, secretary/treasurer; John Dean, national committee member; Bob O’Fallon, state national...
September 1, 2015 - 9:44am
August 18, 2015
Christianson & Associates in Willmar adds three to staff
WILLMAR — Christianson & Associates of Willmar announces Taylor Lindeman of Wabasso, Philip Cleary of Willmar, and Christopher Nygaard of Litchfield have joined the firm. Lindeman is a staff accountant. Lindeman holds an accounting and finance degree from Southwest Minnesota...
August 18, 2015 - 5:45pm
Olson Ltd. merges with Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing
SARTELL — Effective Aug. 1, the accounting firm of Kenneth HT Olson Ltd. has merged its practice into the public accounting firm of Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing PLLP. The combined client bases will be served from CDS’s Northwest Professional Center office, which is located at...
August 18, 2015 - 5:43pm
June 25, 2015
Holle earns CPA designation
WILLMAR — Wendy D. Holle recently earned her certified public accountant designation from the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy. Holle joined CDS of Willmar in 2005 as a staff accountant. Prior to CDS, she worked in accounting for two years. Holle graduated from St. Olaf College...
June 25, 2015 - 12:06pm
Rozendaal is chair-elect of Medical Group Association
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers Chief Financial Officer Tom Rozendaal was recently nominated and named the incoming chair-elect for the American Medical Group Association CFO Leadership Council beginning July 1. The council is a trusted network of chief financial...
June 25, 2015 - 12:03pm
June 4, 2015
Johnson is chief financial officer for Dooley’s
MURDOCK — Michael A. Johnson, certified public accountant, has joined Dooley’s Petroleum Inc. and its affiliated companies as chief financial officer. Johnson has been a CPA since 1985 and has been in public accounting for the past 35 years with the firms of Michael A. Johnson...
June 4, 2015 - 7:03pm
June 1, 2015
Discussion gets testy over water line project's financing but Willmar committee OKs awarding contract
WILLMAR — Discussion became a little testy last week when a Willmar City Council committee discussed financing and assessing the cost of constructing an upgraded water line service to the site of a future downtown brewpub. The discussion occurred at the Public Works/Safety Committee...
June 1, 2015 - 12:59am
May 12, 2015
Itterman is staff accountant at Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing
WILLMAR — Matthew “Matt” B. Itterman, certified public accountant, recently joined Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing of Willmar as a staff accountant. Prior to CDS, he worked in public accounting for two years. He graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota,...
May 12, 2015 - 1:43pm
October 1, 2014
School district approves 14 percent levy drop
WILLMAR — The Willmar Public Schools’ property tax levy for 2015 is expected to drop 14 percent from this year’s levy. The district is about to finish paying for the 20-year-old Willmar Senior High, and that is the biggest reason for the reduction, said Pam Harrington, the...
October 1, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 8, 2014
Menk is financial analyst at United FCS
WILLMAR — Wendy Menk recently joined United FCS as a financial analyst in the Willmar office. As part of the underwriting function for the association, the financial analyst analyzes loan application requests for new or renewed loans and is an integral part of the credit delivery...
July 8, 2014 - 11:02am
CDS names Steinbeisser senior accountant
WILLMAR — The partners at Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing announce that Kari Steinbeisser has been promoted to senior accountant. Steinbeisser is a certified public accountant, certified fraud examiner and governmental auditor and has been with Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing PLLP...
July 8, 2014 - 11:01am
June 22, 2014
Willmar drops all street overlay work this year after some residents object
WILLMAR — A city official says comments made during the City Council’s two-hour street improvement assessment hearing may have left the mistaken...
June 22, 2014 - 11:12pm