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Roosevelt students, staff engaged in food, clothing donation drive
Sex abuse lawsuit filed against New Ulm Diocese; lawyers seeking accused priest names
New Habitat for Humanity location to open March 1
EDC reviews use of reserve funds
Willmar birders to conduct 52nd Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Boys hockey: River Lakes falls to Apollo
Prep skiing: St. Cloud Apollo Invite
Prep gymnastics: Sartell nips Willmar
Boys swimming & diving: Sartell dunks Cardinals
Boys basketball roundup: Litch beats ACGC for 2nd straight win
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Rebranding, renovation gives Rice Home Medical a whole new look
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Torison — Severson
Warm the Children just past halfway point
Ide — Schroeder
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Dorothy "Belle" Hanson
Dorothy M. Olson
Tommie Irvin Brittan
Harriet Clarice Peterson
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
April 17, 2012
City Council lets stand Planning Commission approval of Islamic Society permit for mosque in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has let stand the Planning Commission's approval of the conditional use permit requested by the Islamic Society of Willmar to establish a mosque and education center in the former Lafayette Elementary School building. The council Monday night voted...
news / local
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Islamic Society backed away from school purchase because of cost
WILLMAR -- Cost was the reason the Islamic Society of Willmar decided not to purchase the Garfield School building and property, a representative of the society said Friday. Mohamed Hassan said remodeling the building for use as a mosque and religious education center would have...
news / local / education
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Islamic Society in Willmar, Minn., reportedly opts against Garfield School purchase
WILLMAR -- Willmar's Muslim community apparently has backed away from plans to buy the former Garfield School. Jerry Kjergaard, superintendent of the Willmar School District, said today that the Islamic Society of Willmar notified him earlier this week that the group "had decided...
news / local
January 25, 2012 - 4:25pm
September 8, 2011
School district likely to discuss Garfield sale in October
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will probably not discuss the potential sale of the Garfield school building until its Oct. 10 meeting. According to a release from Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard, the Islamic Society of Willmar had not responded to a counteroffer from the district...
local / education
September 8, 2011 - 11:00am
August 30, 2011
Islamic Society of Willmar, Minn., is potential Garfield buyer
WILLMAR -- The Islamic Society of Willmar made an offer on Aug. 9 to purchase the northern half of the Garfield School property in southwest Willmar. The Willmar School Board announced the name of the potential buyer after an hour-long closed meeting this morning to discuss the offer....
news / local / education
August 30, 2011 - 1:20pm
September 15, 2010
Commentary: Purging evil requires a radical focus
Terry Jones, the Florida "minister" who threatened to burn the Quran on the anniversary of September 11, is as much a distraction from the real challenge facing America as was Senator Joseph McCarthy when it came to communism. Communism was (and remains in its Chinese incarnation)...
opinion / commentary
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
New York imam: Mosque fight about Muslim role
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The imam leading plans for an Islamic center near the site of the Sept.
September 1, 2010 - 2:13pm