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German gummy bear maker Haribo plans to produce candy in U.S.
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
Couple escape house fire north of Willmar
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
December 22, 2016
Filling the food gap: Efforts underway to open food pantry in New London
NEW LONDON — Boxes of donated nonperishable food items are stacked in an office in New London while fundraising continues in hopes of generating...
December 22, 2016 - 7:36pm
Hunger Solutions leader worries about federal funds
ST. PAUL — Turkey talk turned thoughtful Monday as a hunger fighter said she worries about feeding Minnesotans. Colleen Moriarty of Hunger...
November 22, 2016 - 6:39am
October 7, 2016
Willmar's first Blessing Box installed
WILLMAR — Willmar's first Blessing Box is already a busy place, just a few days after it was placed along Willmar Avenue. The Blessing...
October 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
September 6, 2016
Willmar Area Food Shelf closes New London, Ridgewater branch sites
NEW LONDON—Citing the lack of resources and volunteers, the Willmar Area Food Shelf shut down two branch sites last week—one that...
September 6, 2016 - 6:37pm
April 20, 2015
Lots of support for Montevideo's Bring It Home project to provide weekend meals
MONTEVIDEO — Six-year-old Emmary Birhanzl heard the call for volunteers at church and insisted on helping out. Emmary and her sister Kory,...
April 20, 2015 - 12:10am
March 25, 2015
YM project will displace food shelf, its future in question
GRANITE FALLS – A food shelf that has been serving eastern Yellow Medicine County and a portion of neighboring Chippewa County since the 1980’s may soon be without a home, and a future. A decision by the Yellow Medicine County board of commissioners to call for bids to build...
March 25, 2015 - 9:23am
March 17, 2014
Willmar Area Food Shelf participates in annual FoodShare campaign
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Food Shelf hopes to raise $200,000 and 50,000 pounds of food during the 2014 Minnesota FoodShare campaign in March. Upcoming fundraisers include Radio For Relief, a food and cash donation event sponsored by eight Willmar radio stations from 6 to...
March 17, 2014 - 5:30am
When money struggles push a household into a tailspin, the food shelf can offer aid
WILLMAR — Hunger has many faces. It could be the child who can’t learn on an empty stomach. It could be working parents who can’t make...
March 17, 2014 - 5:00am
July 11, 2013
Republicans drop food stamps from farm bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bruised from the defeat of a massive farm bill last month, Republicans are giving the legislation another chance by bringing a pared-down version to the House floor.
July 11, 2013 - 7:27am
May 6, 2013
Local food shelf exceeds food goal, misses cash goal during March campaign
WILLMAR — The 31st annual Minnesota FoodShare campaign in March to raise cash and food to feed needy individuals and families had mixed...
May 6, 2013 - 4:39am
April 29, 2013
Report: 260,000 died in Somali famine
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The 2011 Somali famine killed an estimated 260,000 people, half of them age 5 and under, according to a new report to...
April 29, 2013 - 11:04am
March 26, 2012
Slowing the Racing Mind blog: Lessons to take away from 'Hunger Games'
March 26, 2012 - 8:24am
October 28, 2011
Deadline is Thursday to apply to United Way of West Central Minn. for food, shelter funding
WILLMAR -- United Way of West Central Minnesota reminds agencies who serve the hungry and homeless that the application deadline for supplemental funding is Thursday. The local United Way has received $4,835 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program...
October 28, 2011 - 4:46pm
October 22, 2009
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April 20, 2009
Forum to look at rural answers to hunger, nutrition issues
MONTEVIDEO -- A community forum will look at the issue of hunger and nutrition-related illness in our country, and how rural communities offer opportunities for solving them. The forum "Good Food in Hard Times" will be from 4 to 8 p.m.
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am