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Update 2 p.m.: Storm blows into southwest Minnesota, conditions ease in west-central Minnesota
Update 3 p.m.: MnDOT lifts no travel advisory in Redwood County and some roads to south and west of Marshall
With baby in car, drunk couple allegedly hand keys to 9-year-old daughter, who then drives
Conditions ease in west central Minnesota, blizzard conditions continue in southwest Minnesota
Willmar split twin bill with Fergus Falls on Friday
PGA: Matsuyama wins Phoenix title in playoff
Prep Wrestling: Litchfield wins twice in its quadrangular
Gymnastics: CLC, WCC championships decided Saturday
Boys Basketball: Three in double figures not enough for Cards against Moorhead
Freezin' for a reason: Polar Plunge is more than just an event for law enforcement
James Taylor to bring tour to Minnesota
Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67
'Grizzly Adams' star Dan Haggerty dead at 74
Short film produced in Appleton prompts discussion on societal issues
Contest: Enter the Valentine's Day Giveaway
Kohlman — Rothers
Small Business Minute: Fancy Coats Pets Inn
Students get early out on Tuesday with storm on way
Live it!; Financial tips for take your child from diapers to a degree
LIVE IT!: A look at some creative gift exchange ideas this holiday season
Live it!: How to turn junk into a fashion accessory
Live it!: How to create that perfect holiday gift
December/January edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Alvina M. Prekker
Orpha Gladys Felling
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Editorial: Willmar celebrates great leaders today
Letter: An insult to mental illness
Letter: Insurance reform is a disaster
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
October 30, 2015
Most Upper Midwest senators favor budget deal
Two Upper Midwest Republicans broke from their colleagues early Friday to oppose a budget deal that is headed to President Barack Obama’s desk. Sens. John Hoeven of North Dakota and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin opposed the bill that passed 64-35 after the House also approved the measure. Many...
News / nation
October 30, 2015 - 11:02pm
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...
News / local
September 29, 2015 - 11:43pm
September 3, 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...
News / local
September 3, 2015 - 11:28pm
August 31, 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...
August 31, 2015 - 4:45pm
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...
August 31, 2015 - 4:44pm
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
May 31, 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...
News / local
May 31, 2015 - 11:59pm
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