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Bargain hunters begin the hunt for deals Thanksgiving evening
Thanksgiving dinner at Redeemer Lutheran Church
Renville County launches study of OHV park that some neighbors oppose
Minnesota tax collections and spending appear likely to stay steady
Younger Hexum to serve probation for fleeing police after shooting near Granite Falls
NFL: High-octane Eagles blister Cowboys in Big D
College Basketball: Gophers look to clean up act against Georgia
Boys Basketball Preview: 2014-15 Tribune-area Teams
Boys Basketball Preview: Camden competitors may battle on in college
Boys Hockey: River Lakes outlasts Prairie Centre
'West Side Story' musical production opens tonight at Willmar, Minnesota, High School
Taylor Swift to return to Fargodome; tickets on sale next month
Latest issue of Business 2 Business is available online
Trying something new: City’s former tech coordinator starts his own business
Target U.S. sales beat expectations; Canada unit faces review due to losses
Vikings can’t maintain early lead; fall 21-13 to Bears
BNSF Railway derailment in N.D. snarls train traffic
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Betty Jean Tepfer
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Editorial: Giving thanks is the key for Thursday
Letter: Enos' comments were a disservice to Somalis and to Willmar
Letter: Explaining my own quote
Editorial: It’s time to vote today
Editorial: A review of our 2014 endorsements
May 13, 2009
City to receive second EPA grant for wastewater project
WILLMAR -- Willmar officials have been notified a federal grant has been approved for the city's $86 million wastewater treatment project. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved $300,000 for Willmar under the State and Tribal Assistance Grants program. The grants help states,...
news / local
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
City announces plan to return Hotel Atwater to private owner
ATWATER -- The city of Atwater will give up ownership of the Hotel Atwater as well as a $90,000 state grant to renovate the historic structure. "Of course it's disappointing," said Suzanne Meyerson, who had sold the two-story building to the city for $1 last year so it could be refurbished...
news / local
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Benson to give back $167,000 from MnDOT as city cannot match funding
BENSON -- Benson is returning a $167,000 Minnesota Department of Transportation grant because the city can't afford the required match. Benson City Council decided Monday the city needed to return a MnDOT grant it received in 2006 because Benson can't afford its share of the deal. "We...
news / region
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Grant deadlines for SMAHC
The Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council has announced several grant deadlines and a grant writing workshop. For more information call 1-800-622-5284. The grant deadlines are April 1 for projects starting after June 1. The guidelines and application form can be viewed and...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Benson Schools awarded an $80,000 federal grant for renewable energy lab
BENSON -- Benson Public Schools will receive an $80,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for construction of a renewable energies lab in the district. Superintendent Lee Westrum said this afternoon the district was awarded an $80,000 Renewable Energy Marketplace grant from...
news / region
January 21, 2009 - 2:45pm
January 17, 2009
Board of Commissioners approves potential funds for Greater Litchfield Opera House Association Inc.
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker County will provide $5,000 toward the Litchfield Opera House if the historic building receives a Minnesota Historical Society grant. County Administrator Paul Virnig said Wednesday that the County Board of Commissioners approved the matching of a $5,000 grant...
region / news
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
Willmar receives state grant help for wastewater project
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority awarded the city of Willmar a $500,000 grant to help pay for its new wastewater treatment plant, according to an announcement on Friday from Dan McElroy, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. In...
local / news
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Biosciences center slated for Willmar's Minnwest campus
WILLMAR - A $2.5 million bioscience research laboratory and business development center is being launched on the MinnWest Technology Campus, providing a major step for the future of the campus, bio-businesses and the local economy. The Department of Employment and Economic Development...
state / local
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
$1.25 million grant launches U of M research center at Minnwest Tech in Willmar
WILLMAR - A $1.25 million state grant will launch development of a $2.5 million biotechnology research and business development center at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The Mid-Central Biosciences Center is collaboration between the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota...
news / state / local
October 20, 2008 - 10:00am
October 13, 2008
Grant will give respite to families and youth
WILLMAR -- A new grant will give respite care to children with mental health issues and their families who may need a break from the stress of carrying for their children. The two-year, $30,000 grant will target Kandiyohi County youth, ages 10 to 15, who receive mental health services...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am