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Ag economy in reset: Speaker says period of high commodity prices was aberration
Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
For Apple's new headquarters, a door handle took more than a year to design
White House delays revamped immigration order to next week, official says
Stingers Baseball: Boys are back in town
MLB commissioner: Intentional walk change not enough
WCT Sports Show: Girls basketball bracket watch
Multiple concussions have NASCAR's Danica Patrick thinking about future
Hockey Olympian sisters tap Fighting Sioux logo designer for new apparel line
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
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
June 18, 2013
U.S. home construction rises 6.8 percent in May
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. builders began construction on more single-family homes and apartments in May, encouraged by more buyers and a scarcity of houses for sale.
June 18, 2013 - 8:09am
May 30, 2013
U.S. rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.81 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages jumped this week to their highest levels in a year, signaling slightly higher costs for homebuyers. But rates still remain low by historical standards.
May 30, 2013 - 12:56pm
Signed contracts to buy U.S. homes at 3-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes ticked up in April to the highest level in three years. The increase...
May 30, 2013 - 12:37pm
May 28, 2013
U.S. home prices rise 10.9 percent, most since 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices jumped 10.9 percent in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006. A growing number of buyers are bidding on a tight supply of homes, driving prices higher and helping the housing market recover.
May 28, 2013 - 8:25am
May 16, 2013
U.S. housing starts fell in April but permits surged
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in April, one month after topping the 1 million mark for the first time since 2008....
May 16, 2013 - 9:04am
May 15, 2013
U.S. homebuilder confidence rises in May from April
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders rebounded this month, reflecting improved sales trends during the spring home-selling season and the strongest...
May 15, 2013 - 1:00pm
May 9, 2013
RealtyTrac: U.S. home repossessions fell in April
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fewer U.S. homes entered the foreclosure process or were repossessed by lenders last month, the latest indication that the nation's foreclosure woes are waning. By ALEX VEIGA AP Real Estate Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fewer U.S. homes entered...
May 9, 2013 - 6:56am
April 30, 2013
U.S. home prices up 9.3 percent, most in nearly 7 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose 9.3 percent in February compared with a year ago, the most in nearly seven years. The gains were driven by a growing number of buyers who bid on a limited supply of homes. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON...
April 30, 2013 - 8:43am
April 29, 2013
Pending U.S. home sales reach 3-year high in March
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes rose in March to the highest level in three years, pointing to higher sales this spring. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans who signed...
April 29, 2013 - 11:26am
April 5, 2013
J.C. Penney hones in on home furnishings
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is honing in on its home department as part of a bigger plan to turn its stores into mini-malls of sorts. By ANNE...
April 5, 2013 - 6:00am
April 2, 2013
Fannie's record profit a symbol of housing rebound
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Home prices are up. Foreclosures are down. Construction is up. And now comes the latest sign of the U.S. home market's revival:...
April 2, 2013 - 2:04pm
March 21, 2013
US homes sales highest in more than 3 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in February to the highest level in more than three years, further evidence of a sustained housing recovery that is benefiting the broader economy. By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. sales...
March 21, 2013 - 9:26am
January 19, 2013
Even hardy Minnesotans need to brace for this January cold snap
WILLMAR — Any self-respecting Minnesotan knows not to whine about cold in January, but even by tough Nordic standards, it is going to be frigid...
January 19, 2013 - 6:00am
April 14, 2012
Tips to make the most of your spring cleaning this year
It's that time of year again: time to clear out the closets, power wash the garage floor and kill those dust bunnies living on the refrigerator...
April 14, 2012 - 8:00am
Top 5 spring cleaning supplies
To spring clean most effectively, you need to have the right supplies, said Russ Lammers, owner of Lammers Household Services in Willmar. Here are his top five must-have cleaning supplies: n Clorox or a similar bleach product. n Phosphoric acid. "This is great at removing hard...
April 14, 2012 - 8:00am