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Three arrested following shooting in Fergus Falls
A self-proclaimed Nazi is banned from his college campus in Florida - but allowed to remain a student
Minn. man dies following snowmobile crash
'Keep coming at me guys!!!': Donald Trump Jr. meets Russia scrutiny with defiance
A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm
The Vikings could be the first team to play Super Bowl at home
Murphy helps No. 14 Minnesota roll past UMass
Larson Column: Golf vs. Tom: Golf makes its case and it's a strong one
Larson Column: To golf or not to golf
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Keith Cleo Moist
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Riley Gregory Muench
Ammermann - Cappiello
September 15, 2017
Editorial: Proposed city budget makes vital investments
The proposed 2018 city of Willmar budget from Mayor Marv Calvin is another step in moving this city in a proactive and focused direction; rather...
September 15, 2017 - 10:30am
March 6, 2017
George Will: A wry squint into our grim future
March 6, 2017 - 1:04am
February 9, 2017
Editorial: MACCRAY should work toward the future
A majority of the MACCRAY School District voters Tuesday rejected a $38.8 million bond referendum which would have created a single-campus facility in Clara City and resulted in the closing of elementary buildings in Maynard and Raymond. It was a close vote, with 1,108 voting no...
February 9, 2017 - 1:18am
April 8, 2016
Commentary: Putting our children first
It’s that time of year when anxious high school seniors assess their worth by checking their email. The nation’s colleges and universities...
April 8, 2016 - 12:05am
February 29, 2016
Vision 2040 celebrates successes
Dozens of Willmar Lakes Area residents, business people and civic leaders gather at the Willmar Conference Center Monday for the Vision 2040...
February 29, 2016 - 11:08pm
November 27, 2015
MnSCU chancellor: We need to plan for jobs of the future
WILLMAR — In the coming years, three-quarters of available jobs in the state will require some sort of post-secondary education. It will be a challenge to develop educational programs that will prepare Minnesotans for the jobs that will be available in the future, said Steven Rosenstone,...
November 27, 2015 - 10:33pm
March 19, 2015
Town hall meeting: What should be the future of Willmar?
WILLMAR — Organizers of a town hall meeting next week will ask citizens, community advocates and business leaders what they want the future...
March 19, 2015 - 10:55pm
July 20, 2013
Vision 2040 sets forums to envision the future
WILLMAR - The Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 steering committee invites community members to participate in four public forums next week designed to let residents envision what they would like to see in their community 27 years from now. The public forums slated Tuesday through...
July 20, 2013 - 12:01am
April 22, 2013
MnDOT boss lays out goals, initiatives for future
WILLMAR — When he toured the Polaris manufacturing facility in Roseua a couple weeks ago, Charlie Zelle said he was struck by the fact parts...
April 22, 2013 - 11:18pm
January 31, 2012
Areavoices.com: A vision of future health care
I have seen a vision of the future of health care and it looks like... well, I don't know exactly what, because it hasn't happened yet. But it's...
January 31, 2012 - 8:46am
March 17, 2011
Letter: Are we selling our future?
As the state and federal government face a sea of red ink, everyone knows that very painful choices will need to be made. Spending must be drastically cut, but as nondefense discretionary spending represents only 19 percent of the federal budget, cuts will not be enough. We must...
March 17, 2011 - 8:34am
May 27, 2010
Editorial: School talks are next step to future
Declining enrollments, budget challenges and delayed state funding have become commonplace for many school districts in west central Minnesota and across the state. These continuing challenges have brought change to all of these same school districts. The Willmar School District...
May 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On Pawlenty's future
An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers. By The Associated Press On Pawlenty's future: As if Minnesotans have not been subjected to enough fallout from partisan politics of late, we cringe at what's to come as Gov.
October 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Cartoon by Chris Britt
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Pawlenty keeps pushing, but effectiveness of Q Comp yet to be measured
ST. PAUL -- Give Minnesota's Q Comp teacher pay and performance program an "incomplete." That was the message auditors delivered Tuesday to...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am