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'A blessing and a curse.' Saved from the rubble, Minn. plane crash victim won $27.7M judgement before judge reversed it.
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
Attacked with a hammer, third-grader in California died trying to defend his little sister, family says
Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal
The man who had people worried about Sept. 23 apocalypse has a new doomsday date
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Local Roundup: Plenty of area football teams contending
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
South St. Paul's Stalock continues comeback with Wild
Twins' Polanco honors grandfather's memory with strong play
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Shirley Ann Bailey
Irene M. Ladner
Shayla R. Michaud
Lila Violet Johnson
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
Froma Harrop: Not saving is the American way
Hats Off: Art festival was great success
Editorial: This is what the flag stands for Mr. President
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
Jennie Mae Wubben
August 16, 2017
Employee and resident of Willmar licensed facility charged with multiple burglaries
WILLMAR — A former employee of a licensed community residential facility in Willmar and a vulnerable adult who lived there have been charged...
August 16, 2017 - 6:21pm
July 15, 2017
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Tuesday
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board will meet Tuesday in the boardroom on the second floor of the county Health and Human Services Building,...
July 15, 2017 - 8:25am
March 27, 2017
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Senate Republicans found more room in their proposed two-year state budget for transportation, tax cuts and other...
March 27, 2017 - 8:38pm
January 22, 2016
Grant will fund development of mobile mental health crisis teams in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR — A new state grant to Kandiyohi County Human Services will help support the development of regional mobile response teams for children and adults in mental health crisis. The grant agreement with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, approved Tuesday by the County...
January 22, 2016 - 12:05am
January 2, 2016
Benson's Heartland Girls Ranch awarded state funds
BENSON — Heartland Girls Ranch of Benson is among seven organizations awarded funding from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to continue and expand services for sex-trafficked minors. Altogether, $3.3 million was awarded for emergency shelter, outreach services and supportive...
January 2, 2016 - 12:29am
December 8, 2015
Lawmaker wants to split human services department
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House Democratic leader want to split the state’s biggest department into five agencies. House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, Tuesday said this is a good time for change as the commissioner role moves from Lucinda Jesson, just named an Appeals...
December 8, 2015 - 11:11pm
February 16, 2015
Kandiyohi County to hear Tuesday from DHS official about proposed cuts in mental health services
WILLMAR –– A top state official with the Department of Human Services will be in Willmar on Tuesday to discuss the proposed closing of a children’s psychiatric hospital in Willmar and the downsizing of an adult treatment facility here. Anne Barry, deputy commissioner of the...
February 16, 2015 - 12:04am
February 13, 2014
Becker County human services director resigns after negotiated separation agreement
BDETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Longtime Becker County Human Services Director Nancy Nelson resigned following a closed County Board session Tuesday. She had been on paid administrative leave since Feb. 3, for reasons that have not yet become public. The Becker County Board on Tuesday...
February 13, 2014 - 11:59am
December 31, 2013
Heartland Community Action names Swanberg executive assistant
WILLMAR — Sam Swanberg has been named executive assistant for Heartland Community Action Agency Inc. in Willmar. Swanberg will be responsible for assisting the executive director with human resource functions and procedures, and coordinating and implementing fund development programs....
December 31, 2013 - 11:34am
October 29, 2013
Minn. starts to plug holes that led to release of mentally ill man
ST. PAUL -- Procedures are in place to prevent mentally ill patients from being prematurely released from a high-security state hospital, Department of Human Services officials told Minnesota senators Monday.
October 29, 2013 - 8:07am
May 18, 2013
Budget funding elderly, disabled heads to governor
ST. PAUL -- Nursing homes and other care facilities will get more state money than they have seen in years.
May 18, 2013 - 7:07pm