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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'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
'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
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
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?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
October 27, 2010
Editorial: Larry Rice is the best choice for Senate 13
Senate District 13 voters face the decision of re-electing incumbent Joe Gimse of Willmar or choosing challenger Larry Rice of Willmar. It is...
October 27, 2010 - 1:05am
October 23, 2010
Gimse wants line-item budgeting
WILLMAR -- Government in the state of Minnesota should focus on its core mission and stick to zero-based, line-item budgeting -- an approach...
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2010
Letter: Vote yes for children
Remember how you celebrated your baby's first words? Videotaped their first steps? Or called Grandpa to brag when they learned to ride a bike? Most of us shed a tear or two that first day of kindergarten. We let go a little bit. But we still need to care -- even more than before....
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Letter: Vote for pro-life Joe
Joe Gimse can be counted on to walk the walk when it comes to protecting unborn babies, the elderly, and the disabled. Thank you, Sen. Gimse. Gimse has a 100 percent pro-life voting record. He has served our district well and deserves to be re-elected. Gimse attends the Minnesota...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Gimse: Agreement reached with bank on loans, taxes now paid on development project land
WILLMAR -- Gimse Brothers Inc., the land development and construction company co-owned by State Sen. Joe Gimse, has reached an agreement with...
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Grass Lake restoration discussed at meeting attended by stakeholders
WILLMAR -- As the first phase of the Grass Lake restoration project gets finalized in preparation for spring construction, stakeholders were...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Letter: A smear campaign in disguise
Several weeks ago, I received a phone call from a so-called polling company. I usually don't participate in these types of calls, but for some reason, I did this one. The questions were basically about Sen. Joe Gimse. I was surprised at the way the first question was presented, but...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
H-R male nominee: Joel Bauman of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg
JOEL BAUMAN Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 14 letters FOOTBALL: Bauman is the all-time rushing leader in the area and second all-time in the state with 7,409 yards. He also scored 74 touchdowns. He also set an area single-season rushing mark with 2,941 yards his junior year when KMS...
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Letter: A bill we can all support
Thanks, Sen. Joe Gimse, for your proposal to help resolve immigration problems in this country. Financing this proposal through traffic violations surcharges is both commendable and justified. How can anyone be opposed? Leland D. Larson Willmar
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
UMM grad pleads guilty in conservative phone case
Joseph Basel - a University of Minnesota-Minnesota Morris graduate and former aid to Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria - pleaded guilty...
May 26, 2010 - 2:55pm
May 18, 2010
Sen. Torres Ray says she opposes Sen. Gimse's ICE legislation
WILLMAR -- Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, made known her opposition to the legislation that Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, introduced to train local law enforcement officers at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in South Carolina. The bill -- which was not...
May 18, 2010 - 12:04am
May 12, 2010
Gimse's bill would fund training for immigration enforcement
ST. PAUL -- A bill authored by Sen.
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
May 11, 2010
Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, in hospital
May 11, 2010 - 1:09pm
March 23, 2010
Former Willmar teacher selected to be Sartell-St. Stephen superintendent
The Sartell-St. Stephen School Board has selected Duluth assistant school superintendent Joe Hill as the district's next superintendent, pending...
March 23, 2010 - 2:30pm
March 19, 2010
Former Willmar teacher is a finalist to Sartell superintendent position
Former Willmar teacher is Sartell superintendent finalist Forum Communications Co. report ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A former principal at Jefferson High School here is a finalist for su-perintendent in the Sartell-St. Stephen district. Joe Hill is the leading candidate for the position,...
March 19, 2010 - 1:32pm