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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
May 26, 2012
Commentary: It's time to remember all of our Civil War veterans
Today I am writing about the Civil War generation in Minnesota and the importance of remembering their service and sacrifice. This Memorial...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Croonquist deserves support
I would like to encourage the voters of the Willmar School District to support Dan Croonquist in his quest for a seat on the school board. I have known Dan for 37 years, watching him grow up and be successful in high school, college, and now as a pastor, father and husband. His motivation...
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
Boaters encouraged to congregate elsewhere on Green Lake
SPICER -- Boaters who like to congregate in large numbers at sandy, shallow spots on Green Lake are being asked to spread out this year. A committee...
May 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Vote 'yes' for RCW's future
With the current economic hardships of our state and nation, the Renville County West School District is currently faced with the loss of state funding. We are also faced with expiring levies and declining enrollment. In order to maintain and add to our current programs within the...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Judge appoints former Willmar mayor to Charter Commission
WILLMAR -- Eighth Judicial District Chief Judge Paul Nelson has appointed Richard Hoglund to the Willmar Charter Commission to fill the unexpired...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
June 20, 2009
Commentary: Take time Sunday to talk with your father
Sunday is the first day of summer as well as Father's Day. Now that is a good combination. It is a good day for a ballgame or barbecue with your father or even a quick phone call if you can. Remember that some day you will no longer be able to do so and then you will only be able...
June 20, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
Commentary: Memorial Day to me is all about remembrance
Memorial Day has always been a significant holiday in my family and the communities where I grew up. However, Memorial Day was not a day for the lake, fishing or other activities. Many instead attend a Memorial Day ceremony at one of the area cemeteries. The communities of Leader...
May 23, 2009 - 2:00am
April 14, 2009
A photographer's eye
April 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 31
n Kevin Ray Wertz, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison, which was stayed, a $1,000 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation for choking a woman with his hands while the two were arguing. He was also ordered...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
Letter: A show of true sportsmanship
On Oct. 16, the Willmar varsity girls' soccer team, along with parents and some fans, gathered in Albert Lea for the Section 2A championship game. The game itself was what sports are made of: great action, competitive play and players giving everything they had to win the game. The...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Clinic strives to provide its patients with any support they require
WILLMAR -- Verna Kelly works at keeping her diabetes well-managed. She takes her medication every day and makes sure she visits her doctor at Family Practice Medical Center once a year. She admits to needing some prodding, however, to have her blood sugar level checked often enough. "I...
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 25, 2002
Memorial Day: A time to remember
It is Memorial Day weekend in America. To many it is the first major weekend of summer to go up north to the cabin by the lake or some other destination. In my family, it has always been something else -- a time for remembrance and honor. I never served in the military....
May 25, 2002 - 12:18am