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Records published September 22, 2017
'Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars' scheduled Saturday
Willmar to consider new TIF district on 1st Street
Firing of Litchfield police officer upheld by arbitrator
Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Swimming & Diving: Cards edge Spartans
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Arthur "Art" M. Erickson
Annabelle E. Kern
Mary Ellen Zachman
Doris E. Thompson
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
June 29, 2015
Arugula: Green & White Pizza
Our first three-quarter-bushel Community Supported Agriculture shares from local organic veggie producer Prairie Drifter Farm have been loaded...
June 29, 2015 - 9:16am
June 23, 2015
GMO food is safe, scientist says
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite what its critics claim, genetically modified food poses no threat to humans or the environment, says a scientist who supports proposed federal legislation backed by major U.S. farm groups.
June 23, 2015 - 12:35am
June 19, 2015
Hormel Foods announces new appointments
AUSTIN — Two Hormel Foods officials have been named to new leadership roles with Applegate Farms LLC pending the official closing of the acquisition of the natural and organic meat processor, according to a Hormel Foods Corporation announcement made Wednesday.
June 19, 2015 - 12:19am
May 6, 2015
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Venenga to deli brand manager
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Shelly Venenga has been promoted to brand manager for the deli division at the Willmar Corporate office. Venenga has been with the company since 1998 in various positions including quality control manager, production supervisor, senior...
May 6, 2015 - 12:50am
U of M study finds lower average produce prices at farmers markets in region than at stores
WILLMAR — Ask people why they shop at farmers markets and they will answer one, two and three: They like the freshness and quality of the produce,...
April 6, 2015 - 12:11am
March 27, 2015
General Mills changes to suit changing consumer tastes
GOLDEN VALLEY, -- General Mills is a large food company with a big problem. It’s a food-processing powerhouse at a time when more and more consumers are shunning processed food in favor of fresh and local. It’s a flour-milling legend whose cake mixes and crescent...
March 27, 2015 - 8:00am
February 28, 2015
Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
WILLMAR — A chili fest and cook-off early next week will mark the start of the Willmar Area Food Shelf’s annual month-long fundraiser to...
February 28, 2015 - 7:00am
February 23, 2015
Kids and books in the kitchen
By Claudia Broman Food For Thought column Last month I sent my husband to the library with my daughter to return a stack of books. Among...
February 23, 2015 - 10:08am
February 8, 2015
Bob Dahl of Willmar watches his wife, Lois, putt on Hole No. 2, a tough dogleg left with “water” during the first Bethel Lutheran Beats the...
February 8, 2015 - 11:42pm
October 24, 2014
Video to promote renovation of Willmar hub for local foods
WILLMAR — More than 60 beer aficionados, eatery patrons, lovers of locally grown food and others gathered for an outdoor video shoot at noon...
October 24, 2014 - 11:50pm
August 8, 2014
Fair food fosters friendships, family traditions
Vaughn Ekbom lives in Roseville but makes the drive out to Willmar every year for the Kandiyohi County Fair. Ekbom, owner of Ekbom’s Concessions,...
August 8, 2014 - 11:20pm
August 3, 2014
Public invited to annual meeting of Willmar Community-Owned Grocery on August 14
WILLMAR — The Willmar Community-Owned Grocery is conducting its annual meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. August 14 at the grocery’s new location next to Westside Liquor in Willmar. Everyone from the community is invited for free desserts and beverages, a question-and-answer...
August 3, 2014 - 10:39pm
July 8, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Burgmeier to coordinator
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Marilla Burgmeier has been promoted to the position of special projects coordinator for the research and development team at the corporate office at Jennie-O Turkey Store. Burgmeier joined Jennie-O Turkey Store in August 2013 as a...
July 8, 2014 - 11:00am
July 1, 2014
Hormel Foods to buy Muscle Milk products maker CytoSport Holdings
(Reuters) — Hormel Foods Corp. said it would buy CytoSport Holdings Inc. for about $450 million, to add Muscle Milk sports nutrition products to its portfolio of brands. Hormel Foods said it expects the deal to be neutral to earnings in 2014 and add about 5 cents to earnings by...
July 1, 2014 - 10:41pm
June 23, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Orbeck, Prentice accepts new position
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Berni Orbeck has been promoted to the position of production coordinator at the Melrose plant. Orbeck has been with Jennie-O Turkey Store since 2012. Before accepting this position, she was the company store and school outreach coordinator. Travis...
June 23, 2014 - 11:02pm