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A single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake, survey of lake to continue
Two brothers arrested in connection with shooting near Granite Falls
City of Willmar reminds candidates of yard sign rules
Minuteman activist plans ‘illegal immigration forum’ tonight at Willmar Library
Family escapes early morning fire that destroyed Meeker County home
Willmar Legion faces Waconia in Litchfield at 1:30 today
Legion Baseball: Willmar advances in playoffs
Golf: Jacobson 7th at MGA
Tom Powers: Kluwe mess is a learning moment gone way too far
The Insider: Wolves re-sign Hummel
The secret life of rural literature in West Central Minnesota
Menk is financial analyst at United FCS
CDS names Steinbeisser senior accountant
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Burgmeier to coordinator
UCare honors ACMC
Hormel Foods to buy Muscle Milk products maker CytoSport Holdings
LaVern K. Johnson
Charles Robert "Chuck" Kanten
Leo Joseph Fiala
Enter the Summer Sizzling Sweepstakes
Even on vacation, many find it difficult to disconnect from work
Sietsema — Beyerl
Thompson — Ninow
Neis — Ewert
Editorial: Ukraine tragedy fault lies in Russia
Letter: The antithesis of science
Letter: Congress needs compromise
Letter: Why I vote Democrat
Editorial: Welcome to all at Sonshine Festival
Disaster aid receives support, but incident clouds session
ST. PAUL - Provisions to provide Minnesotans financial aid to recover from summer storms received little opposition this morning as two committees...
August 24, 2012 - 2:45pm
June 25, 2012
Seniors often targets of financial fraud
WILLMAR -- Anyone can become a victim of financial fraud, but one demographic -- the elderly -- are especially vulnerable to these types of scams. According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Commerce, senior citizens control nearly 70 percent of the nation's wealth...
news / local
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
ACMC recognized as financial advocate for patients, employees
WILLMAR -- Support for patients and employees dealing with financial difficulties helped earn Affiliated Community Medical Centers a financial advocacy award from Lutheran Social Service. The awards were recently announced by LSS Financial Counseling Service. Other recipients included...
news / local / community
August 1, 2011 - 12:00am
April 13, 2011
Willmar wins award for financial reporting
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School District has been recognized for the sixth time in the past decade for its financial reporting. The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the district the certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting. Superintendent...
news / local / education
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
Woman charged with taking money from vulnerable adult
WILLMAR -- A 43-year-old Willmar woman made her first appearance Thursday on three felony charges for allegedly taking $1,710 from a vulnerable woman whom she befriended by helping with household chores. Kristi Friese faces charges for financial transaction card fraud and financial...
news / local
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Statewide city officials conference focuses on financial crisis
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Mayors, city council members and city administrators are getting together in St. Cloud this week to focus on their financial problems. The League of Minnesota Cities holds its annual conference at the St.
news / state
June 23, 2010 - 10:42am
January 12, 2010
AP source: Obama considers levy for rescued firms
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Targeting an industry whose political deafness has vexed his administration, President Barack Obama is weighing recovering tax dollars from government-rescued financial institutions with a levy. The proposed levy could put Obama on the popular side of public opinion...
news / nation
January 12, 2010 - 7:45am
April 11, 2009
Expensive colleges can be affordable for many
The college that seems the most expensive could be the most affordable for some families, a fact to keep in mind when looking for colleges. College...
extra / news / local / region
April 11, 2009 - 11:59pm
January 30, 2009
Records, Jan. 30
Graffiti WILLMAR -- A 17-year-old Olivia boy was cited under the city's graffiti ordinance around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Kandi Mall, 1605 First St. S. WILLMAR -- Graffiti was reported around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday along the 200 block of Fifth Street Southwest. Arrests WILLMAR...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter: How to fix the economy?
Question: How can a country, the U.S., that has a $10 trillion debt, find $700 billion to aid the bank and financial industry to case up credit and move the financial world again? I know what my banker would tell me. Is printing more currency the answer? Would not that devalue our...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Throw the GOP bums out
Judgment Day is at hand. Election Day is the one day when we, the people, can and must hold elected officials accountable for the state of the nation. We are at one of the lowest points in our nation's history. Almost everyone believes that we are headed in the wrong direction. The...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 29, 2008
Lawmakers in agreement on bailout plan to save economy on the rocks
WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders and the White House agreed Sunday to a $700 billion rescue of the ailing financial in-dustry after lawmakers in-sisted on sharing spending controls with the Bush ad-ministration. The biggest U.S.
September 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Rice Hospital board accepts 2007 audit
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital officially closed the financial books Wednesday on 2007, a year during which the hospital climbed out of a $2 million deficit to earn a $1.8 million net return. Board members for the city-owned hospital voted Wednesday to accept the 2007 audit. The...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am