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Minn. college student remains missing
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
U.S., Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks
Farmers' new No. 1 worry
Markets hit six-week low on jitters over Trump's healthcare bill defeat
Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer
Local Roundup: Warrior softball team opens season in crossover
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
NCAA Tournament: Maye lifts Tar Heels to Final Four
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Msgr. Joseph R. Huebsch
David "Doc" Halliday
Shirley Mae Ehrlich
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 15, 2017
Shrimpin' ain't easy: Proposed seafood facilities seek state aid to open in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A southwestern Minnesota company is fishing for state aid to open two indoor shrimp farms. Michael Ziebell, president of trū...
March 15, 2017 - 6:23pm
February 26, 2017
Major shrimp growing, processing operation to begin in Minnesota
BALATON, Minn. — Luverne is among two southwest Minnesota communities tapped to possibly become home to the state's first commercial-scale...
February 26, 2017 - 10:39pm
February 15, 2017
SMSU athlete dies unexpectedly
MARSHALL — A student at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall who was a member of the school's wheelchair basketball team has unexpectedly died. In a news release issued this morning, SMSU staff said that John Herndon died Tuesday. Herndon, who was from Macomb, Michigan,...
February 15, 2017 - 10:33am
January 24, 2017
Employers must file tax forms by Jan. 31
MARSHALL — All employers and business owners must file tax forms W-2, W-3 and 1099-MISC by Jan. 31 for the 2016 tax year. These changes were made in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act which was signed into law in December 2015.
January 24, 2017 - 5:40am
January 13, 2017
Otto Bremer awards $100,000 grant to Project Turnabout in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — The Otto Bremer Trust awarded a $100,000 grant to Project Turnabout Centers for Addiction Recovery. The funds will support nonprofit business operations in serving people and families who seek treatment for drug, alcohol or gambling addiction. The grant allows...
January 13, 2017 - 9:00am
December 19, 2016
Southwest Initiative taking on 'opportunity gap'
MARSHALL — Growing income disparity has created an "opportunity gap'' that is putting the American dream out of reach for many of today's...
December 19, 2016 - 9:36am
A drive home to Lucan Friday afternoon during a blizzard
I left work at 3:00 p.m Friday from Marshall. I live in Lucan. I traveled eastbound on Highway 19 and saw some spin outs and cars in ditch. It...
November 19, 2016 - 7:43pm
October 24, 2016
Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
WILLMAR — Three Somali-American men have developed a partnership to provide non-emergency medical transportation for Medical Assistance...
October 24, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 9, 2016
Heartland merging with another community action agency
WILLMAR—A year of planning is leading the Oct. 1 merger of social service agencies in west central and southwestern Minnesota. Heartland...
September 9, 2016 - 9:30pm
September 2, 2016
Housing classes to be offered in Willmar and Marshall
WILLMAR—The Minnesota Multi-Housing Association is conducting three classes for property managers of multi-housing units. At the Marshall City Hall from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 14, the class Fundamentals for Rental Housing Management in Minnesota will be held. The course will cover...
September 2, 2016 - 9:05am
August 15, 2016
Housing seminars slated in Marshall, Willmar
WILLMAR—The Minnesota Multi Housing Association will be conducting two seminars in September in southwestern Minnesota. A seminar on the fundamentals of rental property management in Minnesota will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Marshall City Hall. Topics will include...
August 15, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 17, 2016
Duininck Inc. purchases McLaughlin & Schultz Inc.
WILLMAR — The acquisition of the asphalt-related assets of McLaughlin & Schultz Inc. by Duininck Inc. of Prinsburg was completed May 10. The acquisition will allow Duininck Inc. to expand its capabilities in the region, the company said in a news release. According to Duininck...
May 17, 2016 - 5:49am
Man convicted in Granite Falls shooting pleads guilty in separate murder case
MARSHALL — A 21-year-old Balaton man pleaded guilty Thursday to killing a couple last year at their Lyon County farm home. The Marshall Independent...
March 17, 2016 - 7:29pm
March 15, 2016
Man convicted in Granite Falls shooting now charged in murder case
MARSHALL — A 21-year-old man previously convicted in connection with a Granite Falls shooting has been indicted on first-degree murder charges...
March 15, 2016 - 10:45am
November 2, 2015
Analysts warn of upcoming job crisis
MARSHALL — Nova Tech Engineering and its 40 employees moved 10 years ago from a pole shed on the west end of Willmar to the park-like setting...
November 2, 2015 - 11:36pm