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Medical marijuana law takes effect
People connected to Bearson case have refused lie detector tests, girlfriend says on Facebook
Records published July 1
Willmar’s new fire chief settles into his dream job
Defendants make life-changing choices through local drug court program
VFW Baseball: Willmar drubs Montevideo
Stingers shock Duluth
Legion Baseball: Willmar too much for Kerkhoven
Hunter hits 3rd in Twins' revamped order
Wild had what Reilly wanted: potential, opportunity
Willmar library exhibit promotes its music catalog, summer reading program
Fan builds collection as a tribute to garage rock bands of the 1960s
Surreal Life: Willmar artist draws inspiration from sub consciousness
Video: Musical production of 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens at the Barn tonight
Video: KMS band selected for 75th Pearl Harbor anniversary
Arugula: Green & White Pizza
Video: 2015 Willmar Fests Grande Parade
Video: crowning the new Willmar Fests Ambassadors
Video: U of M Marching Band at Willmar Fests
Live it: Chill out this summer with these beverage classics
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: Stay-at-home moms and their changing role
Luverne J. Vosberg
Gale W. Skold
Frank J. Karp
Lisa L. Bonnema-King
Commentary: It is time to remember the Korean War
Editorial: Council member Christianson’s isolated city view hurts Willmar
Editorial: Willmar City Council should not try to restrict free speech
Commentary; Charleston and its politics
Commentary: What makes a heavy drinker?
March 19, 2015
Rep. Baker authors bills to fund Highway 23 expansion between New London and St. Cloud
WILLMAR — Three different bills with three different funding options to finish a four-lane expansion of state Highway 23 between New London and St. Cloud will be introduced Monday in the Minnesota House of Representative. Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, has authored bills to pay...
news / local
March 19, 2015 - 1:11pm
March 9, 2015
Township elections Tuesday
WILLMAR – Most west central Minneosta townships hold elections and conduct their annual meetings Tuesday. Township residents typically elect supervisors and clerks and set the annual budgets. Polls are open at various times in each township, with the annual township meetings...
news / local
March 9, 2015 - 12:15pm
March 5, 2015
Gov. Dayton in Willmar Friday to talk transportation
WILLMAR –– The expansion of state Highway 23 will be highlighted Friday when Gov. Mark Dayton comes to town to discuss his transportation proposals for west central Minnesota. Dayton and Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle will hold a press conference...
news / local
March 5, 2015 - 4:09pm
Texas plane crash kills Bill Graves, Willmar Domino’s franchise owner
ARGYLE, Texas -- William “Bill’’ Graves, 52, a Domino’s Pizza franchisee owner of 94 stores in nine states, including a store in Willmar,...
news / local
February 5, 2015 - 9:05am
February 3, 2015
Willmar superintendent to retire at end of school year
WILLMAR -- Willmar Schools Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the current school year. Kjergaard has been superintendent since July 2008. Kjergaard told the members of the Willmar School Board about his retirement on Jan. 30,...
news / education
February 3, 2015 - 3:58pm
January 12, 2015
Akerson asks judge's order for release of information from school
WILLMAR — The attorney for the former Willmar High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student asked the court for an order releasing information from the Willmar Public Schools during a court appearance on Monday. Chad Akerson, 34, appeared...
news / local
January 12, 2015 - 3:03pm
January 11, 2015
Bonspiel Final at Willmar Civic Center
Former St. John’s University curler Josh Oestreich of team WD40 aims the rock to take out two GVL-Poly stones during the third-place game Sunday...
January 11, 2015 - 11:49pm
Harmony gets a home
WILLMAR –– For years, a program that brings children together with their noncustodial parents through supervised visits has been scattered...
January 11, 2015 - 11:30pm
Records published Jan. 12
This is the records summary for Monday, Jan. 12. Thefts SUNBURG — Tires, aluminum rims and a tire bead breaker were stolen in a theft reported Saturday morning at an auto shop in Sunburg. Tracks were spotted leading to the shop on Central Avenue. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
January 11, 2015 - 11:16pm
January 10, 2015
Convictions published Jan. 9
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Cesar Arce, 42, Willmar, second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, April 27 Beverly Ann Montag, 46, Willmar,...
January 10, 2015 - 1:00pm
January 9, 2015
Business survey to be analyzed
WILLMAR — In an all-out blitz that started in November, local leaders and volunteers have completed nearly 100 face-to-face surveys with Kandiyohi County business owners. The next task will be to look at the information they collected and to analyze it. The process will help provide...
January 9, 2015 - 11:55pm
Walkin’ in sunshine
On a rare blue-sky day with the wind chill still well below zero on Friday afternoon, volunteer Debbie Dixon, a Ridgewater College freshman from...
January 9, 2015 - 11:52pm
Records published Jan. 10
This is the records summary for Saturday, Jan. 10. District Court Kandiyohi County WILLMAR — Tweets sent to an Atwater teenager have led to five felony counts of violating a domestic no-contact order for an Osakis man. Todd Hendricks, 46, was arrested on a warrant this week...
January 9, 2015 - 11:49pm
YMCA provides Willmar’s only racquetball courts
Tom Bruin, right, and Mark Olson play racquetball Friday at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA in Willmar, often hitting the hollow ball off...
January 9, 2015 - 11:15pm
Willmar wind turbine sidelined
WILLMAR — Mechanical issues have sidelined Willmar Municipal Utilities wind turbine No. 4 (south tower). Jon Folkedahl, supervisor of electric production for the utilities, said the turbine was taken out of service Thursday morning due to mechanical issues in the hub. He said...
January 9, 2015 - 11:06pm