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Safety fair showcases patient care projects at Rice Hospital
Discussion slated Saturday on driver’s licenses for immigrants
Ridgewater’s faculty conducting no-confidence vote on college president
Willmar Schools preparing list of budget cuts
Minnesota dentists say low state payments hurting care for poor
NHL: Wild’s fourth line key in big win over Predators
Girls basketball roundup
Boys swimming & diving: Five Cardinals move on to section finals
Boys basketball roundup: Wildcats clip Minnewaska in 6AA
Men's basketball: Gophers win in OT at Michigan State
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Maynard A. Lawrence
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
John H. Halvorson
Clifford "Oakie" Downey
Maynard A. Lawrence
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon bu Catilino
Editorial: ‘Da Kid’ returns tonight, welcome
Letter: Willmar’s intellectual Taliban
Editorial: It’s time to speak on Hwy. 23 gap needs
Letter: Put salaries in perspective
August 24, 2012
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