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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Cards open with tough win over Tech
Briefs: Patriots TE Gronkowski to have back surgery
Wolves' Cole Aldrich on best, worst of playing in New York
MLB, players reach labor agreement
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'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
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
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