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Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
1 dead, 2 treated after apparent CO poisoning during weekend boating excursion
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Former Green Bay Packers star charged with slapping daughter
Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Willmar Fests tennis champs crowned
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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June 20, 2017
Lights, cameras, play! Willmar Destination Playground ready for its close-up with Saturday grand opening
WILLMAR — By the end of the week, the Willmar Destination Playground on Robbins Island will officially be open for play. While the playground...
June 20, 2017 - 6:20am
May 27, 2017
Letter: Playground is a community accomplishment
I would like to thank the Willmar community for their tremendous response to help complete the Willmar Destination Playground build at Robbins...
May 27, 2017 - 7:26am
May 17, 2017
Construction of Willmar Destination Playground begins
WILLMAR — After nearly a year of planning and fundraising, the Willmar Destination Playground is officially taking shape. Tuesday marked...
May 17, 2017 - 6:56am
May 4, 2017
Willmar: A community praying together
WILLMAR — The power of prayer was on display Thursday morning as over 400 people gathered at the Willmar Convention Center for the Mayor's...
May 4, 2017 - 10:42pm
May 2, 2017
Willmar officials: City-owned hospital is not for sale
WILLMAR — While Rice Memorial Hospital is not for sale, according to Willmar city officials, the hospital's administration has held strategic...
May 2, 2017 - 8:11pm
January 20, 2017
Mayor Calvin addresses State of the city
WILLMAR — In his annual State of the City address Tuesday, Mayor Marv Calvin highlighted the success and challenges Willmar faced in 2016 and what is ahead for 2017. "I reflect back over this past year as mayor and realize the city has had a progressive year," Calvin said. In...
January 20, 2017 - 10:15pm
January 10, 2017
Willmar mayor's veto of Kacher reappointment stands
WILLMAR — A motion to override Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin's veto of the reappointment of Linda Kacher to a local economic development board...
January 10, 2017 - 6:49am
December 28, 2016
Mayor vetoes recommendation to reappoint Kacher to EDC board
WILLMAR — Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin has vetoed council action Dec. 19 to recommend the reappointment of a member to the Kandiyohi County...
December 28, 2016 - 8:39pm
Willmar mayor vetoes recommendation of Kacher to EDC board
WILLMAR – Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin has vetoed action by the Willmar City Council on Dec. 19 to recommend the Kandiyohi County and City of...
December 28, 2016 - 12:09pm
November 2, 2016
In my letter of support for Doug Reese I stated I would be voting for Reese for District 2 seat on the Kandiyohi County Board and I live in commissioner Butterfield's district. I should have said please join me in supporting Doug Reese as county commissioner. Mr Reese has my full...
November 2, 2016 - 5:19pm
November 1, 2016
Marv Calvin letter: Reese will serve with integrity
Please join me in supporting Doug Reese for District 2 Kandiyohi County Commissioner. I have known Doug for the past 16 years and found him to...
November 1, 2016 - 2:33pm
May 24, 2016
City of Willmar gathers input on proposed sales tax
WILLMAR — Area residents were given two opportunities Tuesday to share their thoughts on projects they would like to see funded through a potential...
May 24, 2016 - 11:31pm
November 23, 2015
Willmar City Council OKs administrator agreement
WILLMAR — It took two votes Monday night for the Willmar City Council to approve the employment agreement and appoint Thief River Falls City Administrator Larry Kruse as the next Willmar city administrator. In the first vote, Mayor Marv Calvin provided the fifth of five affirmative...
November 23, 2015 - 11:38pm
November 16, 2015
Mueske takes Ward 4 Willmar City Council seat
WILLMAR — Shawn Mueske received his certificate of office Monday night for the Ward 4 seat on the Willmar City Council from Interim City Administrator...
November 16, 2015 - 11:24pm
October 6, 2015
Mayor urges council to unify
WILLMAR — Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin is encouraging City Council members to work together and get the people’s work done when they hold a retreat to discuss priorities and goals Oct. 16 at the Willmar Conference Center. The retreat will be led by Bruce Miles, owner and CEO of...
October 6, 2015 - 11:43pm