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Adrian Peterson indicted for injury of a child, Vikings say he won’t play
Records for Sept. 15
Drones find niche in local agriculture
Community-Owned Grocery takes another step toward opening of store with capital campaign
Kandiyohi County Road 4 to close Monday for bridge replacement
NFL: Terrific start, terrible finish for Vikings
Prep football roundup: RCW takes out Cleveland
Prep football: Nightmare on 7th Street
Vikings wary of 0-1 New England
NFL players approve new drug policy
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Pearl M. Elfrink
Theresa G. Jochum
James R. Halvorson
Doris B. Myhre
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Carleton — Gorans
Stumvoll — Boersma
Clark — Andrews
Letter: Protected by the badge
Letter: Anger management needed
Letter Keeping watch over HMOs
Letter: Keeping watch over HMOs
Letter: Another side to the Atwater chicken story?
December 18, 2010
Community land trust creates affordable housing solution
WILLMAR -- The Westwind development is offering affordable single-family housing opportunities as well as affordable rental housing. Homeownership is more affordable because developer Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership established a "partnership community land trust'' for the...
news / local / community
December 18, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
When moms get angry ... school lunches get a whole lot more nutritious
MONTEVIDEO -- A childhood obesity epidemic has many fearing this generation of children will have a shorter lifespan than their parents or grandparents. A lack of physical activity is one of the causes, but the biggest culprit is a diet high in calories and low in nutrition. A growing...
news / region / state
April 12, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
United FCS buys land in Willmar for new building
WILLMAR -- United FCS has purchased 6.4 acres of land at the south edge of Willmar for a future expansion of its offices. CEO Marc Knisely announced the purchase Friday morning at the United FCS offices in Willmar. "Sharing positive news in this economic environment is good for...
news / local
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Editorial: City must complete airport parcel sale
The city of Willmar's efforts to obtain the federal release of the former municipal airport land and complete a subsequent land sale with a valid purchase agreement have been delayed. The delay is due in part to continuing efforts by some, including City Councilman Jim Dokken and...
opinion / editorials
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Glup honored with USFWS manager award
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- At a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., on July 17, Litchfield Wetland Management District Project Leader Scott Glup was honored as the 2009 Federal Land Manager of the Year. Glup earned the award from Take Pride in America®, a nationwide partnership program...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
Farmers will attend Italy's 'Terra Madre' slow food conference
MONTEVIDEO -- Recently married and just out of college, Richard Handeen and Audrey Arner settled in 1972 on the land his great-grandparents first tilled exactly 100 years earlier. They came with aspirations to defy the conventional wisdom: They intended to keep the farm small, and...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Commission works on revising comprehensive land use plan
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Planning Commission could complete work during the next 30 to 60 days on a proposed revision of the city's comprehensive land use plan. The goals, objectives and policy guidelines in the comprehensive plan assist the Planning Commission and city planning officials...
news / community
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 20, 2008
Land's natural beauty preserved for all
I don't get around much, but last fall I found myself on main street in Moab, Utah. Moviemakers discovered Moab in the 1950s. Nearby parks and the Colorado River drew tourists and adventures. Most recently, mountain bikers made the hard-rock plateaus surrounding this distance outpost...
September 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2003
Letter: Saving our native prairie
Prairie and native grasslands are disappearing rapidly, taking soil and habitat as well as hunting, ranching and other economic opportunities with them. Congress should ensure that federal farm and crop insurance subsidies don’t exacerbate the loss of these vital natural resources....
opinion / letters
February 21, 2003 - 8:10pm