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Two injured when motorcycle hits deer near Lake Lillian
UPDATE: Two boys drowned in Willmar's Foot Lake
Willmar Public Schools' summer program reaches hundreds of students
Police seek DNA analysis in Willmar armed robbery
Records published June 29
Willmar's Ditmarson wins pitchers' duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers can't solve Rox pitchers
Women's Basketball: Remembering Pat Summitt
Flustered Williams advances in straight sets at Wimbledon
NBA: High school coach remembers Timberwolves’ Dunn’s accomplishments
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Arthur Wayne Osmundson
Albert L. Wheeler, Jr.
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
October 12, 2010
Meadow Star Dairy again given preliminary OK for permit
WILLMAR -- For the second time in two years developers of a proposed 9,590-head dairy operation west of Willmar received preliminary approval...
News / local
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
Benson seniors get dressed up for the time-honored tradition
No different than when he first started courting her 58 years ago, Stan Vollan knows that live music and an opportunity to dance are what his...
News / region
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
News / local
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
County says it will work with township to upgrade road for local dairy
WILLMAR -- A $239,250 state matching grant will be used to upgrade a two-mile section of a gravel road in St.
News / local
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Meadow Star Dairy withdraws application for multi-unit housing project at dairy development
WILLMAR - Meadow Star Dairy LLP is no longer seeking a conditional use permit to build on-site multi-unit housing for their employees at the partnership's dairy development near Pennock. The dairy withdrew their request for the permit earlier today, said Kandiyohi County Zoning Administrator...
News / local
January 8, 2009 - 4:00pm
January 7, 2009
County commissioners OK industrial development bonds for mega-dairy near Pennock
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners took action Tuesday to be the "conduit" for $20 million in industrial development revenue bonds for Meadow Star Dairy LLC. Developers intend to use the bonds to finance the construction, acquisition and installation of equipment...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Industrial development bonds approved for mega-dairy near Pennock
WILLMAR - The Kandiyohi County Commissioners took action today to be the "conduit" for $20 million in industrial development revenue bonds for Meadow Star Dairy LLC. Developers intend to use the bonds to finance the construction, acquisition and installation of equipment to handle...
January 6, 2009 - 2:45pm
January 5, 2009
Meadow Star Dairy bond gets public hearing Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday on a proposal to issue a $20 million low-interest municipal industrial development revenue bond for Meadow Star Dairy LLC. Developers plan to build a 9,590-head dairy operation...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Multi-unit housing for mega-dairy to be discussed tonight
WILLMAR - A request to allow multi-unit housing for employees of a large dairy near Pennock will be discussed tonight by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. St.
News / local
December 8, 2008 - 12:00pm
December 3, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy seeks tax exempt bonds through Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Developers of a 9,590-head dairy operation are seeking up to $20 million in low-interest municipal industrial development revenue bonds to help build the large dairy west of Willmar. If approved, Kandiyohi County would serve as a conduit for the tax-exempt financing for...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy gets final OK for 9,590-head operation
WILLMAR -- With little discussion and only praise for the developers, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners unanimously approved a conditional use permit Tuesday for a 9,590-head dairy operation near Pennock. Preliminary groundwork for Meadow Star Dairy LLP is expected to begin this...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy gets preliminary approval
WILLMAR -- A proposed 9,590-head dairy operation near Pennock easily won a preliminary nod of approval Monday by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. "I'm really excited," said Nate Hultgren, one of the directors of Meadow Star Dairy Limited Liability Partnership, following...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
Group seeks permission to construct large dairy near Pennock
PENNOCK -- A limited liability partnership is hoping to begin construction yet this fall on a large dairy feedlot planned for St. Johns Township, about two miles southwest of Pennock and about five miles from the western edge of Willmar. Meadow Star Dairy, with a milking herd of...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am