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Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
$1.4 billion budget surplus expected in Minnesota
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Cards open with tough win over Tech
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MLB, players reach labor agreement
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
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'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Janet L. Barber
Betty S. Adrian
Valerie Geline Wallace
Roger R. Logan
Arvin A. Dahmes
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
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Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 29, 2014
$50K grant will further research for area doctor’s cancer work
WILLMAR — A Willmar physician is undertaking research on a new form of radiation-tagged therapy for treating prostate cancer. Dr. Tod Speer, the radiation oncologist at the Willmar Regional Cancer Center, is a co-principal investigator for the project, which was recently funded...
June 29, 2014 - 11:30pm
May 18, 2014
Demand for Rice trust fund grants still strong
WILLMAR — The need for Rice trust funds to help pay the bill for needy patients at Rice Memorial Hospital continues to outpace the money available. According to an annual report presented this month to the hospital board’s finance committee, the Rice trust awarded $53,000 in...
May 18, 2014 - 11:09pm
February 25, 2014
More college credits to be available to Willmar students
WILLMAR — Willmar Senior High has received a grant from the University of Minnesota to implement a new curriculum aimed at providing career readiness training for students. The school will be implementing a new selection of classes that will allow students to graduate with as many...
February 25, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 26, 2013
Bush Foundation awards founder’s alma mater a grant of $100,000, YME plans to build science lab
GRANITE FALLS — Archibald Bush made his first earnings by trapping muskrats, but did a lot better later in life when he became chairman of...
November 26, 2013 - 3:56am
June 25, 2013
Bremer grant to support local awareness, services for Parkinson's disease
WILLMAR -- A new website providing resources and information on Parkinson's disease is part of a recently launched initiative to make Willmar a Parkinson's-friendly community for people with the disease and their families. The effort is funded by an Otto Bremer Foundation grant to...
June 25, 2013 - 11:20pm
June 18, 2013
HUD awards housing grant to Upper Sioux Community
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- The Upper Sioux Community will receive $236,437 to address housing needs through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Indian Housing Block Grant program. The grant is part of $13 million being distributed to Indian tribes in Minnesota.
June 18, 2013 - 11:46pm
February 5, 2013
Willmar, Minn., YMCA campaign receives major cash gift from Duininck Companies
WILLMAR — A major gift by Prinsco, Duininck Concrete and Duininck Inc. of Duininck Companies LLC has brought a capital campaign for the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA to over the halfway mark. The $100,000 gift from the three companies will help the Y expand its facilities to...
February 5, 2013 - 11:06pm
January 15, 2013
Grant of $105K approved for Eagle Lake, Minn., trail
By Carolyn Lange firstname.lastname@example.org WILLMAR — A $105,000 state grant has been approved to build a 1.3-mile bike trail near Eagle Lake, just north of Willmar. Kandiyohi County will provide a $35,000 matching grant. County Public Works Director Gary Danielson told the Kandiyohi Co-unty...
January 15, 2013 - 11:07pm
December 27, 2012
Funding helps Swift County, Minn., assure OHV park
APPLETON — There is optimism in Appleton that the popular off-highway vehicle park could become a long-term fixture of the local economy. Swift County recently learned that its applications for grant funds were awarded to purchase land now being leased for the Appleton Area Recreational...
December 27, 2012 - 11:07pm
December 18, 2012
Rice dental clinic in Willmar, Minn., celebrates fifth year with grant of $175K
WILLMAR — The Rice Regional Dental Clinic celebrated its fifth anniversary Tuesday with news of a major gift: the awarding of a $175,000 grant...
December 18, 2012 - 10:49pm
November 20, 2012
Shakopee Mdewakanton extend $48M loan to Lower Sioux
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
$1.2 million in federal funds to Dawson, Minn., for industrial park project
DAWSON -- Dawson's role as an agricultural processing center in western Minnesota got a big boost Thursday, when city, state and federal officials joined to celebrate a $1.2 million federal grant that will be used to expand its industrial park. Representatives from the U.S. Department...
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
October 4, 2012
Dawson, Minn., receives $1.2 million grant today for industrial park project
DAWSON - The city of Dawson got a big shot in the arm today when it was awarded a $1.2 million federal grant that will be used to expand its industrial park. Representatives from the U.S.
October 4, 2012 - 2:11pm
August 9, 2012
Rice gets settlement in class action
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital has received a $500,000 settlement as part of a successful class-action suit against the U.S.
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
UM-Morris receives $1.2 million grant for science education
MORRIS -- The University of Minnesota, Morris, has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant to encourage success for science students of all backgrounds. Morris is one of 47 small undergraduate schools to receive a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am