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U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Getting a raise by earning A's
Willmar wants to preserve at-grade crossing in final railroad bypass design
Willmar man gets probation for threats with BB gun
Records published Dec. 3
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 6, 2016
Impact, a look at life in Kandiyohi County, is now available online
Kandiyohi County is an amazing place to live, work and play. Not only is it breathtakingly beautiful with its many lakes, streams, serene countryside...
October 6, 2016 - 1:26pm
November 9, 2015
Some Minnesotans still benefit from neighbor’s oil production
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans do not only look across the border into North Dakota and drool at the money being made to the west. Even during the...
November 9, 2015 - 11:45pm
October 28, 2015
Regional oil impact depends on oil prices
ST. PAUL — The need for sand to help produce North Dakota oil has fallen with the price of oil, but probably will rise again. The same is true with oil train traffic taking crude oil to refineries. Minnesota Legislative Energy Commission members learned those and other facts Wednesday...
October 28, 2015 - 11:00pm
May 21, 2015
Avian influenza leads to layoffs in Renville
RENVILLE — Thirty-nine full-time employees at the Rembrandt egg facility in Renville will be laid off next month as a result of the bird flu that hit the agricultural complex last week. In a news release issued Thursday, the company said the layoffs are temporary. Layoffs are...
May 21, 2015 - 11:37pm
Willmar-area sports-related concussion rates mirror state trend
WILLMAR — About 8 percent of area student-athletes suffered a sports-related concussion last year and several had symptoms that lingered for...
September 21, 2014 - 11:02pm
November 8, 2013
One session does not impact the economy
Minnesota’s economy has been receiving high marks lately. Unemployment is dropping, and tax collections were up in fiscal year 2012-13. We moved to No. 8 on Forbes’ annual list of Best States for Business, up markedly from last year. If you missed these reports, no worries. The...
November 8, 2013 - 11:01pm
Astro Bob blog: Solar storm hits, expected to continue through tonight
Like many of you, I stayed up as late as I could hoping to see aurora and then finally went to bed. The coronal mass ejection (CME) - that high-speed...
March 8, 2012 - 10:25am
June 13, 2011
Bike ride planned to benefit Safe Avenues children's programming
WILLMAR -- A healthy family bicycle ride seemed to be a fitting way to raise money for kids affected by domestic violence. It brought Willmar...
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
December 19, 2009
Letter: The impact of the climate bill
The climate change bills being considered by Congress will have a negative impact on agriculture, as well as the U.S. economy as a whole. The U.S. House and Senate climate change bills would impose higher energy and food costs on consumers; raise fuel, fertilizer and energy costs...
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Montevideo City Council reaches agreement to acquire clay site to updgrade levee system
MONTEVIDEO -- City Council members in Montevideo reached an agreement to assure a large supply of clay for an estimated $10.3 million project to upgrade the city's levee system. Council members at the meeting Monday approved an agreement with landowner Arthur Starbeck. It will allow...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Clara City company sees a time for growth
CLARA CITY -- Retrenchment is the order of the day in the retail industry, but a local company that serves some of the country's largest retail stores' advertising display needs is expanding. Impact Innovations Inc. is adding a 60,000-square-foot distribution center to its headquarters...
March 3, 2009 - 12:00am