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Food, lodging inspections show improvement in Kandiyohi, Renville counties
Two injured in Renville County crash
Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wild with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
August 5, 2014
U.S. general killed, 14 wounded in Afghan academy attack: officials
An Afghan soldier killed a U.S. general and wounded 14 coalition troops in a machine gun attack at a military training facility in Kabul, a top Western and senior Afghan official said on Tuesday.
August 5, 2014 - 12:35pm
August 13, 2012
Semifinalist interviews set for Willmar Municipal Utilities manager position
WILLMAR -- Interviews will be held Wednesday with semifinalists for the Willmar Municipal Utilities general manager position. After they've met with each of the candidates, members of the Utilities Commission plan to winnow the field to two or three finalists. The hope is to have...
August 13, 2012 - 2:17pm
March 3, 2012
Documents related to the dispute between the Willmar MUC and its General Manger Bruce Gomm
Here are some documents related to the dispute between the Willmar Municipal Utilities and its General Manger Bruce Gomm. See the PDF documents...
March 3, 2012 - 8:00am
February 27, 2012
Report: Willmar MUC's General Manager Investigation Summary
Here is a PDF copy of the Willmar Municipal Utilities' General Manager Investigation Summary - Feb. 16, 2012. See the PDF file below.
February 27, 2012 - 9:40pm
Report: Bruce Gomm's response to the Willmar MUC GM Investigation Summary
Here is a PDF copy of the Bruce Gomm response to the Willmar Municipal Utilities' General Manager Investigation Summary - Feb. 27, 2012. See...
February 27, 2012 - 6:30pm
December 21, 2011
Agreement protects Wood Lake Battlefield site as Minnesota prepares to observe 150th anniversary of 1862 US Dakota Conflict
WOOD LAKE -- One of the most important battlefield sites from the 1862 US Dakota Conflict is being protected as Minnesota prepares to observe...
December 21, 2011 - 3:26pm
June 13, 2011
State asks courts to allow some spending in shutdown
June 13, 2011 - 1:33pm
May 28, 2011
Local man selected to become general
A Maynard man is set to become one of four brigadier generals in the Minnesota Army National Guard. Col.
May 28, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2010
Ritchie, Swanson re-elected in Minn. SOS, AG races
MINNEAPOLIS - Mark Ritchie won a second term as secretary of state on Tuesday less than two years after steering Minnesota through its most contentious recount ever, while Democrats extended their 40-year grip on the attorney general's office with Lori Swanson's victory. A third...
November 2, 2010 - 11:31pm
November 1, 2010
For Attorney General: Lori Swanson
The Minnesota Attorney General race is between Democrat incumbent Lori Swanson and Republican challenger Chris Barden. It is a choice between Swanson's experience in the attorney general's office, as a consumer advocate as well as a watchdog or Barden's background as a successful...
November 1, 2010 - 12:50am
October 20, 2010
Attorney general candidates offer a vastly different list of priorities
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson puts consumer protection at or near the top of her priority list. Her main challenger, Chris...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
Store fills niche for area's Boy Scouts
WILLMAR -- Official Boy Scout shirts hang in a crisp row of khaki along the back wall at General Mailing. A collection of pocket knives, some...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
June 11, 2010
Editorial: General has served our state admirably
Maj. Gen. Larry Shellito, who has commanded over the largest deployment of the Minnesota National Guard since WWII, has announced his retirement. He will step down Oct. 31 as the state adjutant general. Shellito, who reaches retirement age of 65 in August, would have faced age and...
June 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Pawlenty makes offer to DFL on expiring Minn. health plan
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he has offered Democrats a proposal addressing the future of those covered by an expiring state health care plan. Pawlenty says the idea came up in negotiations late Tuesday and it's now up to legislative Democrats to respond. The...
March 3, 2010 - 10:08am
December 11, 2009
Local officials and residents preparing for a life without GAMC funds
WILLMAR -- There's a large collection of prescription medications on the countertop in Pix Erickson's small kitchen. The medications help the...
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am