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House passes $500M tax cut; Dayton pushes for more reductions
Jury finds Zumhofe guilty of all charges, security officers subdue him after escape attempt
Gains in U.S. job growth expected, but weather may weigh
Legislation allows county to consider appointing offices
Man faces sex charge, allegedly abused young child
Powers: Twins may have options to revive offense
Girls basketball: BBE rips Royalton
Boys Basketball: ACGC, BBE, NLS play for state tourney berths Friday
Zimmer: Signing Cassel a priority
Girls basketball: Lakers take down Tigers
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Figure skating shows on ice this weekend at Willmar, Minn., Civic Center
Update: Shirley Temple Black, former Hollywood child star, dies at 85 (with video)
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
Macy's sticks to forecast despite slow Valentine's Day sales
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Tollefson — Tomaschett
Marcella M. Breitkreutz
Loren August Peterson
Donna Mae Gades
Arnold "Punky" L. Johnson
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
Editorial: Kudos for end of the tray-pulling policy in Willmar
Letter: Rural MN is not like the metro
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...
news / local
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 were being delivered right at the time they were needed in the assembly line pro-cess. It hit home that the state’s network of transportation...
news / local
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 intriguing for sure. Local health providers were offered an opportunity last week to redesign the health care delivery system in ways that...
life / community
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...
opinion / letters
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...
opinion / editorials
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.
opinion / editorials
October 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
Cartoon by Chris Britt
opinion / cartoons
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 legislators who are considering Gov.
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am