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Mammal malady: Tick bite blamed for allergy to beef, pork, venison
Mississippi horror: A timeline of 8 killings, including a sheriff's deputy, by one man in a single night
Manuel Noriega, a CIA spy turned drug-running dictator in Panama, dies at 83
Man who coerced child to smoke meth sentenced to jail, treatment
Jennie-O Turkey Store builds new plant in Melrose
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
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
Spring cleaning? Get rid of unwanted items at ReStore in Willmar, Minn.
As you do your spring cleaning and declutter your home, consider donating your gently used furniture, appliances and electronics to the new Habitat...
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
December 20, 2010
Gifts for vets
December 20, 2010 - 12:00am
Sew-at-thon to assist vets
WILLMAR -- Hands of residents in veterans homes in the state will soon be freed up with the aid of wheelchair or walker bags, assembled and sewn...
September 20, 2010 - 12:00am
July 15, 2010
Letter: Lessons from Elm Lane
Do you remember Elm Lake trailer court? I lived there in the early 1960s. It was privately owned by Willmar people and it was nice. The kids played outside and I didn't even lock my car. About the most serious problems were frozen pipes. Then I moved away. I don't know what happened...
July 15, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2010
Obama town hall to be shown today into several senior centers in state
ST. PAUL, Minn. - President Barack Obama is beaming into nursing homes and senior living developments in several Minnesota cities on Tuesday to talk about the health care overhaul. Obama leads a national tele-town hall meeting to take questions from seniors. The meetings are televised...
June 8, 2010 - 8:15am
September 3, 2009
Wis. utilities say cost to heat homes with natural gas dropping
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The price of natural gas is at its lowest point in nearly 7 and a half years. That has Wisconsin utilities predicting lower costs to heat a home this winter. The price of the fuel has dropped by nearly 80 percent since a year ago. Reduced manufacturing because of...
September 3, 2009 - 11:08am
Heartland to weatherize hundreds of area homes
For Jim Capps, the $787 billion federal stimulus package passed by the Senate in February once seemed like just another number. "They said 'it's gonna create jobs.' I said, 'for who?'" he recalls, climbing down a ladder from attic of Ramon and Juanita Rivera's home in Willmar on...
July 3, 2009 - 12:00am
June 6, 2009
Districts struggling in selling homes by students
BENSON -- For local school districts, the end of the school year doesn't just mean graduation for another senior class: It also signifies the time to sell a house built by the district's high school construction class. In past years, the school districts in Benson, New London-Spicer...
June 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Groups tout vets homes
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Officials in Granite Falls debate upgrade to levee system
GRANITE FALLS -- Work could begin in late summer or early autumn on upgrading a portion of the flood levee in Granite Falls. City Manager Bill...
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Urdahl cares about seniors
I believe that our seniors are an invaluable asset to our society and should be given the best care, love and financial support they deserve to live their lives in comfort and dignity. This is why I chose the field of nursing home administration for my career. One of the biggest...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am