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Willmar council discusses whether adequate details shared on possible housing project
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump person of the year
Minnesota siblings meet sister they never knew existed
Kandiyohi County set to adopt budget for 2017
Shock, aftermath of Pearl Harbor attack laid out at U.S. museum
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Spurs make it 13-0 on road, take down Wolves
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'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Helen Marjorie Christenson
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
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
Man escapes from burning vehicle in rural Danube
DANUBE—A 65-year-old man escaped from his vehicle before it became fully engulfed in flames on a rural Renville County road Monday morning....
November 7, 2016 - 10:51am
October 13, 2016
Willmar Fire Department annual demonstration at Rice Care Center
The Willmar Fire department did a demonstration Wednesday for residents at Rice Care Center. Lt. Paul Cool demonstrated how to put on the fire...
October 13, 2016 - 2:09pm
September 25, 2015
Video: Willmar Fire Department upping roster towards full strength
Willmar Fire Chief Frank Hanson comments on the August recruitment drive to bring the number of volunteer firefighters in the department to full...
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
September 22, 2015
Brainerd to move to mostly volunteer fire department
BRAINERD — The Brainerd City Council Monday night approved a resolution restructuring the Brainerd Fire Department from a mix of full-time and paid on-call firefighters to a fully paid on-call department. A group consisting of Fire Chief Tim Holmes, city officials and representatives...
September 22, 2015 - 11:30pm
September 13, 2015
Free dog oxygen masks helping to save pets in fires
MAHNOMEN — About a year ago, the Mahnomen Volunteer Fire Department was out on a fire call. The family was out of the house, and they had pulled...
September 13, 2015 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2015
She doesn’t celebrate her birthday
Maria Diaz of Willmar views the Willmar Fire Department’s tribute to the 384 firefighters who died Sept. 11, 2001, when the World Trade Center...
September 11, 2015 - 11:18pm
July 28, 2015
Committee balks at preorder
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council Finance Committee members said they are uncomfortable with action taken by the former fire chief, and supported...
July 28, 2015 - 11:56pm
April 9, 2015
Willmar fire chief resigns
WILLMAR — Gary Hendrickson, Willmar’s fire chief and fire marshal since Jan. 7, 2013, has announced he will resign April 30 to take a position...
April 9, 2015 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2014
Willmar remembers Sept. 11
September 11, 2014 - 3:04pm
April 14, 2014
Thunder prompts fire call: Lightning strike ignites house fire on Green Lake
SPICER — An early-morning lightning strike ignited a fire that caused extensive damage to a house overlooking Green Lake near the Green Lake...
April 14, 2014 - 12:21am
February 5, 2014
Montevideo to call for fire hall bids
MONTEVIDEO — A new fire hall could be erected by year’s end in Montevideo. City Council members approved actions at their meeting Monday...
February 5, 2014 - 11:34pm
November 19, 2013
Willmar Fire Dept. to conduct controlled burn
WILLMAR — Motorists traveling Thursday night on U.S. Highway 12 at the east end of Willmar on may encounter smoke during a controlled house burn. The Willmar Fire Department will conduct the controlled burn from approximately 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday. This training will take place...
November 19, 2013 - 11:38pm
July 2, 2013
Rural Litchfield house burns, used for fire training
LITCHFIELD — A rural Litchfield house that had been used for firefighter training and was scheduled to be burned in another training session next month was allowed to burn early this morning. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and the Litchfield police...
July 2, 2013 - 9:00am
January 10, 2013
New Willmar, Minn., fire chief: Maintain and improve customer service is the goal
WILLMAR — Gary A. Hendrickson, Willmar’s new fire chief/fire marshal, wants the Willmar Fire Department to maintain and improve customer...
January 10, 2013 - 11:12pm