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Swift County hires interim administrator
Sacred Heart man sentenced for killing puppy
Mealworms found in school fundraiser candy bars
Best Buy in its final days in Willmar
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Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
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Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
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Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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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