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July 10, 2010
Kandiyohi County child welfare services reviewed by the state
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Family Services received a mostly positive report for its child welfare services this year. The Kandiyohi County...
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
County task force to begin studying landfill's future
A new task force is about to begin studying the future of the Kandiyohi County Landfill. The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners appointed...
July 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 7, 2010
Letter: Taking a chance on pollution
The Minnesota Pollution Control people are directing that a Blomkest-Svea wastewater pond be built about one-eighth of a mile from my well. The recommended distance from a well is one-fourth of a mile. They say a clay soil is all that is needed. The engineer said the soil tested...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
County, seeing the value in the work produced, picks up much larger tab for its sentence to serve program
WILLMAR -- A popular corrections program that puts offenders to work on community cleanup projects is going to cost Kandiyohi County more money...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
March 29, 2010
Head on crash injures two in Swift County
SUNBURG - Two people received multiple injuries Sunday evening in a head-one crash on a gravel road in Swift County. A six-year old girl, who...
March 29, 2010 - 11:49am
January 6, 2010
Falk elected 2010 chairman for Kandiyohi County Board
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Commissioner Richard Falk was elected by his peers Tuesday to serve as chairman for 2010. He takes over from Commissioner Dennis Peterson, who was chairman in 2009. Commissioner Dean Shuck will serve as vice chairman this year. Commissioner Richard Larson...
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
December 21, 2009
Pleas for 'no more cuts' unlikely to be heeded
WILLMAR -- Members of Arc Kandiyohi sent a strong message to elected officials about the value of programs for people with disabilities and the...
December 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 16, 2009
Kandiyohi Co. Board: No to salary increase for second year
WILLMAR -- For the second year in a row, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners will not be getting a pay increase. On a unanimous vote Tuesday, members of the Board of Commissioners agreed that their 2010 salary will stay at the 2008 level of $28,140 a year, plus a $70 per diem for...
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 4, 2009
Remaining Larson brother writes letter: 'You took Bill's billfold'
Carl Larson, 95, sits at his kitchen table these days and writes. Mostly, he writes thank-you notes to people who sent flowers, wrote letters...
December 4, 2009 - 9:29am
November 21, 2009
Loss of grant funds a sour note for Harmony Visitation Center
WILLMAR -- A 35 percent budget cut for the Harmony Visitation Center will mean the loss of safe and secure opportunities for children to have...
November 21, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Farmers hit with major land tax hikes
People who own agricultural, seasonal or recreational lakeshore properties may have had a heart-stopper over the weekend when they opened their...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 15, 2009
Rice officials: City must vote unanimously on its charter amendment
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital officials want Willmar City Council members to understand they must vote unanimously on a charter ordinance amendment that would extend the term limits for Rice Hospital Board members. The importance of the 8-0 vote was stressed by Rice Board President...
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Kandiyohi County employees will take furloughs
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County employees -- from the top administrator to clerical workers -- will be taking one day off without pay this year to compensate for Gov. Tim Pawlenty's unallotment of funds. The one-day work furlough will save the county $79,000 this year. Next year, workers...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
County says it will work with township to upgrade road for local dairy
WILLMAR -- A $239,250 state matching grant will be used to upgrade a two-mile section of a gravel road in St.
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am