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State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
Quilt for a cop at Willmar Middle School
British-born UK parliament attacker ID'd, had been investigated over extremism concerns
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
Utah man killed in London attack, wife injured, relative says
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
'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
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'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
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
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?
April 4, 2013
Minnesota may be relatively free of invading Asian carp
ST. PAUL -- A new study shows it now appears large numbers of Asian carp are not in Minnesota. By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- A new study shows it now appears large numbers of Asian carp are not in Minnesota. A technique that found indications of tiny amounts of Asian...
April 4, 2013 - 10:54am
February 21, 2013
Preventing lakefront soil erosion: Restoration measures promoted for area shorelines
WILLMAR — Minnesota lakeshore homeowners spend a lot of money for every foot of their lakefront property, yet every year that valuable soil...
February 21, 2013 - 12:52am
January 22, 2013
Common anti-bacterial compound found in Minn. waterways
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A compound found in anti-bacterial soaps, cosmetics, toothpastes and other products is increasing in Minnesota lakes and rivers, according to research by the University of Minnesota. The research, published Tuesday in the journal Environmental Science and Technology,...
January 22, 2013 - 3:39pm
January 9, 2013
DNR warns of ice melt on west central Minnesota lakes after warm spell
SPICER — Spring-like temperatures and rain that’s predicted for this week could weaken the stability of ice on area lakes. The state Department...
January 9, 2013 - 11:15pm
January 8, 2013
Kaniyohi Co., Minn., Board to apply for grant for larger inspection program for invasive species
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County will be applying for a grant to help combat the spread of aquatic invasive species in and around the Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District. The County Board voted Tuesday to move ahead with applying for a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources grant...
January 8, 2013 - 11:04pm
September 19, 2012
Task force seeks Kandiyohi County, Minn., stamp of approval for work against aquatic invasive species
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners heard an update Tuesday about a newly formed committee made up of county individuals who are trying to keep aquatic invasive species out of county lakes. Mike O'Brien, a retired conservation officer, said the Kandiyohi County...
September 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Becker Co. authorities detained three in sexual assault investigation at WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
August 9, 2012 - 9:26am
Six baby bunnies born in Detroit Lakes flowerpot
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Jeanne Smith of Detroit Lakes has been volunteering to plant and water the big flower planters that decorate Lincoln Park...
July 9, 2012 - 8:46am
June 16, 2012
Kandiyohi County: 'Where the lakes begin'
WILLMAR -- It's no secret that Minnesota boasts some of the most gorgeous natural scenery in the United States, due in large part to the state's...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
1st Red Beard 7k run draws 200
WILLMAR -- It was not a typical mid-March morning in Minnesota nor were the nearly 200 runners in ordinary gear. The event was the 1st Red...
March 17, 2012 - 12:55pm
March 6, 2012
Wyman hearing cancelled after he fails to appear, warrant remains
WILLMAR -- A review hearing for Andrew Charles Wyman, 18, of Willmar, was cancelled this afternoon after he failed to appear before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court. Wyman, who has a warrant issued for his arrest, absconded from Prairie Lakes Youth...
March 6, 2012 - 4:36pm
February 24, 2012
Letters from Home blog: Learning to ice fish parallels life
February 24, 2012 - 8:54am
February 6, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Chamber of Commerce receives state award
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has been named Outstanding Chamber of the Year by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Executives, the professional association for local chambers of commerce in Minnesota. The award is based on performance in several categories,...
February 6, 2012 - 12:28pm
January 30, 2012
Letter: Do your part to protect lakes
After reading the article "Kandiyohi County among leaders in enforcement" dealing with aquatic invasive species in the Jan. 14 paper, I felt proud of our county for stepping up the enforcement but couldn't help feeling defeated when I realized how poorly other counties are doing in...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 17, 2012
Vogel says AIS has attention of legislators
WILLMAR - Rep.
January 17, 2012 - 4:17pm