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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
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
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
U.S. Muslims relieved Eid holiday to fall day after Sept. 11 anniversary
NEW YORK—For weeks, some U.S. Islamic leaders worried that the Eid al-Adha holiday would fall on Sept. 11, raising the possibility that some non-Muslims would misinterpret celebrations occurring on the solemn anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks of 2001. Those fears dissipated...
September 3, 2016 - 9:15am
May 27, 2016
Communities across west central Minnesota planning Memorial Day festivities
WILLMAR — Willmar veterans raised the Flags of Honor on Friday on the east side of Willmar Lake. Squads of veterans from the American Legion,...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 5, 2016
Delay of street work means Spicer's July 4 festivities will remain in familiar place
SPICER — A last-minute decision this week to delay a major street and utility project in downtown Spicer until after the Fourth of July means...
May 5, 2016 - 9:10am
January 7, 2016
Koosman lights raise record amount of money for The Salvation Army
WILLMAR — It was a record-breaking season for Chad Koosman and his famous holiday lights display north of Willmar. Not only was the display...
January 7, 2016 - 11:47pm
December 11, 2015
Bagpiper entertains shoppers
Chris Schmitz of Redwood Falls plays Christmas tunes on bagpipes Friday afternoon outside J.C. Penney at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. A long-time...
December 11, 2015 - 11:09pm
December 9, 2015
Video: ‘Christmas in Black and White’
Penquins were part of the 2nd- to 5th-grade choir that sang “Christmas in Black and White,” during a pageant of the same name performed Tuesday...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 3, 2015
PHOTO: Peanuts for Christmas
Venita McCormick, lead clerk at the U.S. Post Office in Willmar, displays the Peanuts first-class postage stamp for the holidays. The snowflake...
December 3, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 1, 2015
USPS’s Sunday package service starts Dec. 6
WILLMAR — The United States Postal Service said Tuesday it will deliver packages seven days a week in Willmar and other cities starting the week of Dec. 6 through Christmas Day. Other cities also receiving the service are St. Cloud/Waite Park, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, Alexandria and...
December 1, 2015 - 10:11pm
November 24, 2015
Gas prices dip ahead of holiday travel
WILLMAR — Travelers will find welcome relief at the gas pumps as prices have been dropping over the past week just in time for the Thanksgiving...
November 24, 2015 - 10:05pm
November 23, 2015
Kandiyohi County creates no-parking zone to manage traffic by light display
WILLMAR — Citing heavy traffic and safety concerns, Kandiyohi County has decided to create a temporary no-parking zone at the rural intersection near a local family’s huge holiday light display. The request came from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog and was formally approved...
November 23, 2015 - 11:41pm
September 2, 2015
MnDOT urges drivers to be careful this weekend
ST. PAUL — Even though most road construction projects are shut down over the holiday weekend, there will still be many work zones around the state that will affect travel. Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle said motorists need to use extra caution...
September 2, 2015 - 8:59pm
June 20, 2015
Father’s Day for many families means time spent together
WILLMAR — One month after mom got her due, it’s daddy’s turn.
June 20, 2015 - 12:23am
December 25, 2014
Area Holiday Tournament Schedules
BOYS BASKETBALL Bremer Holiday Classic At Willmar High School Friday’s Games MACCRAY vs. New London-Spicer, 2 p.m. Sauk Centre vs. Windom, 4 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa vs. BOLD, 6 p.m. Benson vs. Willmar, 8 p.m. Saturday’s Games BOLD vs. Windom, 2 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa...
December 25, 2014 - 10:31pm
December 22, 2014
Willmar Area High School Band performs holiday concert
The Willmar Senior High School Varsity Band performs a “Sounds of Christmas” medley at the holiday band concert in the WSHS Theater Monday....
December 22, 2014 - 10:51pm
December 15, 2014
New London warmth
Harold Young, far left, and the Jeremiah Dahl family enjoy hot cocoa Saturday evening in New London during Candlelight Christmas. Downtown merchants...
December 15, 2014 - 10:56pm