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Passport services return to Willmar after a 3.5-year hiatus
Utilities work continues in Kandiyohi
Willmar wind turbines will be stopped periodically for repairs
Willmar and Kandiyohi County reinstate canine law enforcement
Keeping the vision alive
Prep volleyball: Grussing shows up, Cards’ playoffs begin
Prep football roundup: Jaguars edge HBC 21-20
World Series: Giants get to Shields to take Game 1
Prep football: Montevideo falls in Section 6AAA
Prep football: Cards over and out
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Women in business section out now
Roland 'Stub' Johnson
Ruby V. Tjernagel
Patricia Ann Paananen
Hund — Hagemeyer
Drange — Sparks
Muench — Johnson
Juris — Dean
Enter your photo in our Signs of Fall contest
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
Editorial: Deserved honors for helping people
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
February 6, 2014
Mayors plug minimum wage increase proposal
ST. PAUL — Hibbing Mayor Rick Cannata says he knows what it is like to financially struggle while raising a family. The mayor told Minnesota...
news / local
February 6, 2014 - 11:22pm
December 11, 2013
Letter: What former Willmar mayors do?
I bet that the past mayors, Ray Pederson, Jack Lynch, Bill Ferguson and Ole Reynolds, are looking down on a town that they ran as mayors and are just shaking their heads, along with the two past mayors that are still with us, Richard Hoglund and Les Heitke. Does anyone believe...
opinion / letters
December 11, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2013
Elected officials in Renville County invited to learn, collaborate
OLIVIA — An information session designed for Renville County mayors and city council members known as the “Renville County 10” will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the Olivia Community Center, 818 East Lincoln Street on U.S. Highway 212 in downtown Olivia. According to...
news / region
April 25, 2013 - 11:47pm
November 7, 2012
City council, mayor results for cities in west central Minnesota
The following are unofficial election results for contested races only for municipal posts in cities in the region. Candidates indicated by (I) are elected incumbents and those indicated by (A) are current office holders now seeking election to a post they assumed by appointment. Results...
November 7, 2012 - 8:33am
August 15, 2011
Greater Minnesota mayors pledge leadership
news / state
August 15, 2011 - 12:00am
December 28, 2010
Mayors optimistic, but they worry deficit could hurt local aid
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Jesse Ventura's finance commissioner once famously announced that the state had "a boatload of money." The big debate then was who got the most new money. Since then, state finance officials have looked under every financial cushion for all the spare change they...
news / local / region
December 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
Heitke criticizes Pawlenty for 'hogwash' remark
WILLMAR -- Willmar Mayor Les Heitke says he disagrees with Gov. Tim Pawlenty who said Thursday that local officials are talking "hogwash'' if...
news / local
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am