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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
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
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
November 16, 2016
Write-ins decide several city posts in the region
In the contested city council and mayoral races across Kandiyohi County, voters overwhelmingly elected at least one incumbent candidate, sometimes...
November 16, 2016 - 5:00am
November 9, 2016
Kandiyohi County cities elect mostly incumbents in city council, mayor races
Editor's note: This story has been updated with corrected information about the Spicer City Council. In the contested city council and mayoral...
November 9, 2016 - 7:56am
August 22, 2016
Mutt turns mayor in small town Minnesota
CORMORANT - Elections can be a real zoo, and a small town in western Minnesota proved it especially true. There was excitement in the air Saturday...
August 22, 2016 - 8:54am
Judge commits former Watson Mayor for mental illness, addiction
MONTEVIDEO — A Chippewa County district judge has ordered the former mayor of Watson to be committed for up to six months on the basis of mental...
June 22, 2016 - 7:32pm
March 21, 2016
Letter: Time to move ahead with appointments
I would like to speak to the selection and appointment process for boards and commissions for the Willmar City Council. First, the Willmar city...
March 21, 2016 - 11:44am
April 3, 2015
Editorial: We were blessed with 'Mr. Willmar'
Known as "Mr. Willmar," Richard Hoglund was a good man who lived, loved and served the Willmar community for his entire life. Hoglund died...
April 3, 2015 - 2:00am
March 23, 2015
Clarkfield councilman gets restraining order against mayor
CLARKFIELD — A Clarkfield City Council member has obtained a temporary restraining order from the district court, barring the community’s...
March 23, 2015 - 11:00pm
March 3, 2015
Mayor Marv Calvin's email concerning criticism of proposed Willmar City Council retreat
Here is a copy of Mayor Marv Calvin's email concerning criticism of proposed Willmar City Council retreat.
March 3, 2015 - 11:00am
January 20, 2015
Mayor Calvin: We must recognize the costs and value of providing quality services to the public
WILLMAR — Mayor Marv Calvin called for responsible budgeting, welcoming business and hiring a human resources director in his first State of...
January 20, 2015 - 11:29pm
January 19, 2015
Calvin presents State of City Address Tuesday evening
WILLMAR — Mayor Marv Calvin will present his State of the City Address during the Willmar City Council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chambers...
January 19, 2015 - 11:30pm
January 10, 2015
Editorial: Respect is needed in Willmar government
The Willmar City Council opens 2015 with its first meeting Monday with a new mayor and one new council member.
January 10, 2015 - 12:00am
December 1, 2014
Willmar City Council overrides mayoral veto of community groups’ funding
WILLMAR — Mayor Frank Yanish admitted to the Willmar City Council that he made a mistake in vetoing council approval of $110,000 in funding to four community groups, and he urged the council to override his veto. Monday night, the council took his advice and voted 8-0 to override...
December 1, 2014 - 11:12pm
November 5, 2014
Mayor-elect Calvin: We’ll get the job done
WILLMAR — Willmar Mayor-elect Marv Calvin said he had never run for political office before Tuesday’s general election, and Calvin said he really did not have any idea what to expect. “We started this 51 weeks ago,’’ said Calvin, retired Willmar fire chief/fire marshal,...
November 5, 2014 - 11:25pm
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm