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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
June 13, 2016
Crew to film promotional videos in Willmar
WILLMAR — Put your best foot forward, Kandiyohi County. A crew from CGI Communications is here this week to film a series of promotional videos...
June 13, 2016 - 9:23pm
April 11, 2016
Turkey goes digital
WILLMAR -- In today’s market, companies need to do more than just print a newspaper ad or air a television commercial to sell a product. “Marketing...
April 11, 2016 - 4:52pm
March 1, 2016
Kandiyohi County OKs contract for video
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County is turning to a private company to create a video package celebrating what’s good about living and doing business in the county. The County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a contract with CGI Communications of Rochester, New York, to...
March 1, 2016 - 8:56pm
June 4, 2015
Glenwood firm reports 10 percent sales jump
GLENWOOD — American Solutions for Business of Glenwood reports a 10 percent increase in invoiced sales over the same 10-month period last year, while the general trend for industry distributors is just over 5 percent. Over 95 percent of American’s totals are derived from sales...
June 4, 2015 - 6:57pm
May 6, 2015
Divine Home Care names Aakre marketing manager
WILLMAR — Divine Home Care has hired Samantha Aakre as marketing manager. She will be responsible for managing advertising, marketing and promotional activities for the company. Also, she will be responsible for maintenance of company website and social media platforms. Aakre joined...
May 6, 2015 - 12:46am
August 24, 2014
Remembering past State Fair fads
One year it was the square yardstick. Is a square yardstick better than a flat one? That’s not important. What was important at the Minnesota...
August 24, 2014 - 11:34pm
April 15, 2014
Attracting residents: Renville County launching marketing campaign for parks
OLIVIA — With over 1,300 acres of woodlands and prairie, and lots of shoreline on the Minnesota River and two lakes, Renville County’s seven parks offer camping, hiking and fishing opportunities all within a short drive for all of the county’s residents. Yet last year, only...
April 15, 2014 - 11:26pm
October 31, 2013
Facebook shares recover as investors shrug off falling usage
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc shares steadied on Thursday after wobbling in the wake of post-earnings comments by company executives about slowing use and a strategy of not increasing the frequency of ads shown to users. Facebook shares breached the $50 mark in heavy premarket trading...
October 31, 2013 - 7:11am
May 21, 2013
Kandiyohi County, Minn., campaign will sell idea of recycling
WILLMAR - Kandiyohi County will be using a local marketing company to help convince people to recycle. With an estimated cost of $3,000 to $5,000, the commissioners agreed the campaign is well worth the investment because it could mean extending the life of the landfill. The landfill...
May 21, 2013 - 7:13pm
September 13, 2012
No Time to Be Cool blog: Hyper-sexual society targets youth
September 13, 2012 - 8:37am
September 4, 2012
Jennie-O going to the World Series again
WILLMAR -- In conjunction with a recent launch of new breakfast products, Jennie-O Turkey Store is ramping up its national advertising, including another trip to baseball's biggest event: the World Series. For the second year in a row, Jennie-O will sponsor the World Series and have...
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
November 13, 2011
Workshop on Wednesday in Milan, Minn., focuses on marketing local foods
MILAN -- Do you produce food on your farm and market it directly to customers in western Minnesota, eastern South Dakota or the Twin Cities? A free Land Stewardship Project workshop for farmers who are interested in exploring ways to distribute farm-fresh local foods more efficiently...
November 13, 2011 - 10:49am
January 9, 2010
Grain drying, marketing seminars on Jan. 19-20
WILLMAR -- A series of grain drying and marketing seminars are scheduled for Jan. 19 and 20 in Willmar and Alexandria and are designed to provide growers information on how to increase grain dryer and handling capacity. Dr. Ken Hellevang, Extension ag engineer at North Dakota State...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Community marketing campaign aims to sell Willmar area to itself
WILLMAR -- The face of Ryan Ruhl, flanked by two members of the Little Crow Ski Team, smiles out from the Community Marketing Coalition's latest...
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am