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Sloan Stahnke is your typical, spirited 8-year-old ... until she gets on a horse
Suspected theft at veterans' grave sites solved
Collision injures one and dumps chemicals and gravel into ditch near Danube
Guri Endreson Cabin
Ridgewater to host manufacturing conference
Video: Gophers invade downtown Spicer
Video: 2015 Stingers
Amateur Baseball: Bird Island clips Sacred Heart
Prep Softball Roundup: Paynesville, Minnewaska both lose
Prep Baseball Roundup: Litchfield rolls over Paynesville
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Marsha J. Rooda
Hermoine "Kit" Sundem Claggett
Dorothy N. Theis
Alvina "Al" A. Marklowitz
Video: Roosevelt celebrates act of kindness
Video: Let's Go Fishing Expo on Green Lake
Video: Ukraine teens enjoy time away from strife
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
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