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Highways 23, 212 among those increasing to 60 mph
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
Speed limits to increase on some rural, two-lane highways
Congress averts security agency shutdown with one-week spending fix
Records published Feb. 28
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Boys basketball roundup: Bluejays knock off Lancers
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon bu Catilino
Editorial: ‘Da Kid’ returns tonight, welcome
Letter: Willmar’s intellectual Taliban
Editorial: It’s time to speak on Hwy. 23 gap needs
Letter: Put salaries in perspective
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...
news / local
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 ends meet on a low-wage job. Or it could be an elderly neighbor choosing between buying medicine or groceries. Fortunately, they have a friend...
news / local
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 results for the Willmar Area Food Shelf. Cash donations fell short of the 2013 cash goal but food donations exceeded the food goal. Still,...
news / local
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...
news / world
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
news / local
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
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.
news / region
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Area churches take a wide variety of approaches to lessening impact of increasing food prices
WILLMAR -- You know what they say about an apple a day.
news / local / community
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am