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Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
Fire damages rural Olivia home
Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
July 19, 2016
Business Brain: How do I challenge by managers?
Dear Ken Keller, I recently had a staff meeting and asked each manager to come up with some goals that would help make the company a better place. I did this after watching the managers go through the motions since January. Not only was I getting frustrated at the lack of focus...
July 19, 2016 - 11:40am
June 1, 2016
Prinsco could play role in improving farmland buffers
WILLMAR — Water management structures manufactured by Prinsco could help improve water quality in Minnesota and lessen flood impacts in the...
June 1, 2016 - 9:58pm
April 26, 2016
Litchfield woman honored by Dollar General
LITCHFIELD — Vicky Spangler, of Litchfield, was named the Divisional District Manager of the Year at a Dollar General company awards ceremony April 19 in Nashville, Tennessee. Spangler was recognized for her outstanding performance in 2015. She was one of nine divisional district...
April 26, 2016 - 8:20am
Yellow Medicine County to continue coyote bounty
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 22, 2012
Quist Wealth Management has new location in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Ken Quist of Quist Wealth Management has moved to a new location at 1001 First St. S., Suite B, (Tiffany Square) in Willmar. He can be reached at 320-262-5160. Quist has been a financial adviser in Willmar for about 10 years. He is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Lori Brown is Quist office administrator in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Lori Brown has joined Quist Wealth Management as office administrator. She is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar High School. She resides in Willmar with her husband, Mike, and their three children. Brown's responsibilities will include daily office management,...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
DNR hopes to acquire land adjacent to Vicksburg Park
OLIVIA -- Recreational opportunities in the area of Vicksburg County Park on the Minnesota River could soon be expanded. The Minnesota Department...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 6, 2011
Areavoices.com: Seven practical tips for saving money
Living without a savings account is tantamount to a trapeze artist flying without a safety net. A recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling's...
December 6, 2011 - 9:07am
July 19, 2011
Minn. group promotes development of property owners, managers
WILLMAR -- Jodi VandeSteeg has been in the field of property management for four months.
July 19, 2011 - 12:00am
Minnesota Opinion - On consistency needed for lake management:
An excerpt from recent Minnesota editorials: By The Associated Press On consistency needed for lake management: Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 Lakes and almost as many different opinions on how to manage them. Balancing private property rights with the need for environmental...
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 3, 2010
Data show top-performing farmers characterized by attitudes, goals
ST. PAUL -- Farmers, lenders, educators and many others in agriculture have a long history of wondering why some farmers perform better than others. Since conditions vary over time, we need to keep asking the question in order to have the best answers. A University of Minnesota Extension...
July 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Managed sanctuary being looked at as part of strategy to improve waterfowl hunting
APPLETON -- Waterfowl enthusiasts in the state were all ears when the news was announced at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource's Stakeholders...
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
Meeker County receives grant for warning sirens, to be placed on lakes
LITCHFIELD -- A grant received by the Meeker County Sheriff's office will be used to fund two outdoor warning sirens that will be placed on Lake Minnie Belle and Star Lake. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the $39,550 grant was received from the federal Homeland...
December 1, 2009 - 10:01am
July 22, 2009
Emergency personnel praised for response to EF-1 twister
WILLMAR -- Lessons learned in the 2008 twister that hit Willmar helped county emergency management personnel handle the tornado that skipped...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 15, 2009
County official: Tornado confirmed in Spicer
SPICER - Local officials said this morning that the storm that hit Spicer yesterday was a tornado. Kandiyohi County Emergency Management Deputy...
July 15, 2009 - 8:45am