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A flag for every veteran
Composting only option for disposal poultry affected by bird flu
Renville begins bird flu cleanup
ALC grads hurdle obstacles to get their diplomas
Kandiyohi County ranks eighth in state for veteran grant program
Prep Baseball: KMS advances in 5A-West
Reminder to coaches and statisticians
Update: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Update: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Prep Baseball: Paynesville clips Zimmerman to advance
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Paul M. Grannes
James "Jim" Loren Vander Voort
Darrell "Stubby" Streed
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
May 21, 2015
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
opinion / cartoons
May 21, 2015 - 12:10am
April 3, 2015
Letter: Keep gas prices affordable
It's really hard to get a raise at work, so it has been nice for my family to have gotten a raise at the gas pump. This feeling of financial relief from cheaper gas is valuable, and cannot be understated. Doing the math, what I save on the 20 gallons of gas my family needs each...
opinion / letters
April 3, 2015 - 1:05am
March 6, 2015
Dayton reiterates proposal: Governor promotes 600 transportation projects; says he understands cost to residents of state; calls out Chamber
WILLMAR –– Saying that money isn’t going to fall out of the “blue sky” to fix the state’s deteriorating transportation system, Gov. Mark Dayton reiterated his proposal Friday in Willmar to increase license tab fees and the wholesale gas tax to generate new revenue to fund...
news / local
March 6, 2015 - 11:12pm
January 21, 2015
Road construction by the penny
WILLMAR — Minnesota road construction and repair projects involve miles and miles of highways and hundreds of millions of dollars. The numbers can be so staggering, eyes start to “glaze over,” said Kandiyohi County Administrator Larry Kleindl. But by breaking down the big...
news / local
January 21, 2015 - 11:45pm
October 30, 2014
Letter: Gas tax is a bad idea
Finally after years, high gas prices are starting to come down to where middle class working people can afford to buy it. Gov. Dayton said if he was re-elected he would like to add a sales tax on gasoline. If he is re-elected and the Democrats control both the state House...
opinion / letters
October 30, 2014 - 9:30am
July 1, 2014
Obama administration warns states that federal highway funds are nearly gone
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration warned states on Tuesday that federal highway funds will be largely depleted in August, limiting the money states can expect to pay for road and bridge projects this summer.
news / nation
July 1, 2014 - 10:58pm
May 11, 2013
Minn. Senate approves gas tax increase
n a sudden shift Friday, the Minnesota Senate revived the possibility of raising the gas tax for roadwork and a metropolitan area sales tax for mass transit projects by making over what had been a stand-pat transportation finance plan. The revision came in a surprise amendment...
news / state
May 11, 2013 - 6:51am
March 5, 2013
Minn.’s Democratic leaders eyeing higher gas tax and other fees to fund roadwork
ST. PAUL — Minnesota drivers could pay nearly 10 cents extra per gallon at the pump under a package of tax hikes House Democrats proposed Tuesday to help pay for roads, bridges and transit projects across the state. Besides a 5-cent gasoline tax increase and 4.5-cent fuel charge...
news / state
March 5, 2013 - 10:59pm