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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
State Wrestling: NLS' Austvold, BOLD's Garcia take home gold
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
September 26, 2012
Prettner Solon makes Capitol parachuting first
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon said her first parachute jump was peaceful. At least it was after the initial fear of jumping...
news / state
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Letter: Golden Oval saga continues
Remember Midwest Investors of Renville? That became Golden Oval Eggs, which morphed into The New Midwest Company. I've tried to forget, but a trustee service company keeps sending me letters, with ever more depressing news. A very brief history. In 1994 farmers invested in a new...
opinion / letters
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2011
Reyes shoulder injury ends his Golden Glove bid
Willmar's Santos Reyes saw his bid for an Upper Midwest Golden Gloves boxing title snuffed when his shoulder popped out in the second round of the 123-pound semifinal on Saturday at Walker. Facing 2009 champion Brad Heroff, Reyes started well by winning the first round on the card...
April 12, 2011 - 12:00am
March 30, 2011
Willmar club at Region IV Golden Gloves
Willmar's Santos Reyes was unopposed at 123 pounds at the Region IV Boxing Tournament at Wadena on Saturday. He advances to the Golden Gloves State Tournament April 19 in Walker to defend his 2010 title. Also at the Wadena armory, Fernando Zavala gave up 10 pounds but won the 80-pound...
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am
January 17, 2011
DeNiro honored for life's work; 'Social Network' takes best drama at Globes
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news / entertainment
January 17, 2011 - 12:00am
November 18, 2010
'Golden Age of Radio' a perfect fit for talented duo
Back in the day when Bing Crosby began crooning, the Lone Ranger began galloping, and Whoopee John began oompahing, it was all radio. Radio...
showcase / region / entertainment
November 18, 2010 - 8:00am
May 15, 2010
Benson seniors get dressed up for the time-honored tradition
No different than when he first started courting her 58 years ago, Stan Vollan knows that live music and an opportunity to dance are what his...
news / region
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2009
Letter: Golden Oval's empty promises
Well, we are well into September, and I and the other former owners of Golden Oval are wondering. First, we wonder about the history of "value-added." Remember, it was a big buzz-phrase that showed up in the 1980s, hung around through the '90s, then hung it up not long ago. There...
opinion / letters
September 19, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
Willmar Boxing Club loses close bouts
Willmar Boxing Club members Ben Dols of Kerkhoven and Dave Hammerschmidt of Redwood Falls each lost action-packed fights at Fergus Falls on Saturday. Dols, 17, at 185 pounds, lost a split decision to Jon Gaier of St. Cloud, though it appeared Dols landed the majority of the punches. Hammerschmidt,...
March 25, 2009 - 11:34pm
February 10, 2009
Letter: Deluded by Golden Oval
While watching the evening news, a story about JAL'S chief executive officer came on. JAL is a billion-dollar Japanese airline, which like most companies is having a tough time making a profit. The reaction of JAL's chief to shrinking returns was to take a pay cut down to $90,000,...
letters / opinion
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Letter: Leveraged into insolvency
In 1994 Golden Oval was started as a farmer-owned co-op to add value to members' corn.
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am