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UPDATE: Suspect in custody following reports of gunman at Philadelphia college
Web page established to raise funds for families of three Minnesota boaters reported missing
T-bone near Kandiyohi
Man who drowned in Waite Park quarry identified
Prep Volleyball: KMS can't snap TMB's win streak
Prep Volleyball Roundup: NLS takes out CMCS in four
May wants back in Twins’ starting rotation
Zimmer: ‘We can be a really good football team’
Wallace sees bright future for Vikings rookie wideout Diggs
West Central Minnesota Meander artist’s passion is also her talent
Lake Superior could be the setting for new crime-drama TV series
Acclaimed vocal ensemble to play Bethel
Video: Fiddlers fire up at Terrace Mill
Show this weekend to promote local quilter and area guild
Making the rounds
Video: Just for Kix halftime performance
Video: Coffee with Willmar schools' new superintendent
Adult coloring club in Willmar offers women a unique place to escape the monotony of life
Alsum — Gauquie
Mildred C. Kienitz
Reuben Ingvald Hanson
Doris M. Cook
Commentary: Kevin’s McCarthy’s truthful gaffe
Editorial: Willmar working together has worked
Letter: An example of city propaganda
Letter: Baker falls short on broadband
Editorial: Pope Francis is winning hearts in America
July 9, 2015
Kandiyohi County Board meets with legislators
WILLMAR — During a face-to-face dialogue Tuesday with local legislators, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners left no doubt about their priorities: infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure. The half-hour discussion with Sen. Lyle Koenen and Rep. Dave Baker ranged over...
News / local
July 9, 2015 - 12:00am
June 17, 2015
Town Hall meeting set for Saturday
WILLMAR — Sen. Lyle Koenen, D-Clara City, and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, will conduct a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building Auditorium in Willmar. The local legislators will speak with residents of District 17 about...
News / region
June 17, 2015 - 12:00am
May 7, 2015
Senators vote to end online lottery games
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators left no doubt they think the lottery director overstepped his authority in allowing online games as they voted...
News / state
May 7, 2015 - 11:39pm
March 16, 2015
Koenen, Baker to hold local meeting
NEW LONDON — Local legislators will hold a town hall meeting Saturday in New London. Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar will host a listening session from 8:30 to 10 a.m at McKale’s Family Restaurant in New London, 10 Ash Street NE. The meeting will...
News / region
March 16, 2015 - 11:52pm
February 23, 2015
Area lawmakers vie for trails bills to protect towns
SAINT PAUL — A bill that would require 80 percent of all residents and 80 percent of all landowners living or owning land adjacent to a proposed trail or park to provide written approval before state funds could be awarded to a project is not moving forward in the legislature, according...
News / state
February 23, 2015 - 11:57pm
January 20, 2015
Local legislators to conduct town hall meeting Saturday in Willmar
WILLMAR — Local legislators will conduct a town hall meeting with District 17 constituents Saturday morning in Willmar. Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, will host the session from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at The Goodness Coffee House, 333 Litchfield...
January 20, 2015 - 11:06pm
December 9, 2014
Montevideo rallies troops to build veterans' nursing home
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo is rallying the troops for another run at winning state support to build a 90-bed veterans’ nursing home in the community. Some...
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
October 30, 2014
District 17A: Nothing implied, nothing endorsed
WILLMAR — A political blogger based in Maynard has accused Republican challenger Tim Miller of falsely implying that he has discussed governing together with District 17 State Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City. Sally Jo Sorensen, in her blog “Bluestem Prairie’’ posted on Oct....
News / local
October 30, 2014 - 10:14am
October 28, 2014
Letter: The facts on Senate building
There has been a lot of discussion about the Senate Office Building during this campaign from Republicans that are trying to make this a political issue. WCCO-TV News conducted a “Reality Check” on this attack and found it to be “misleading.” Here are the facts: The...
opinion / letters
October 28, 2014 - 9:25am
May 7, 2014
Commentary: Making progress to support caregivers
Minnesota’s population is getting older and we know that ensuring we have talented, compassionate people to provide the highest quality of care for our loved ones is essential for our local communities. Over the last two years, we’ve taken steps to increase funding for our care...
opinion / commentary
May 7, 2014 - 6:00am
February 8, 2014
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR — Students in the Willmar Public Schools could see their school days expanded for the rest of the school year. The Willmar School Board will decide next week whether to increase the length of days to make up for snow days in January. The board meeting is at 4:30 p.m. Monday...
News / local
February 8, 2014 - 12:02am