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Emergency landing made in Minnesota after passenger tries to open jet door
Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Man, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours in lake
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
Records published Aug. 30
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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