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‘Any last words?’ Minn. woman tells jury of the horrifying day her ex shot her at work
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
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Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
June 17, 2016
Kandiyohi County Board to talk construction Tuesday
WILLMAR — Construction bids top the agenda at the upcoming meeting of the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. The board meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building. The meeting will open with the letting of bids for...
June 17, 2016 - 9:12pm
Willmar City Council to discuss destination playground Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will meet 7 p.m. Monday in the Council Chamber at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building. On the agenda...
June 17, 2016 - 9:10pm
June 3, 2016
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will hear progress reports next week on the pending merger of the city of Willmar and Kandiyohi County assessor’s offices and on a broadband feasibility study that’s underway. The commissioners will meet 10 a.m. Friday in...
June 3, 2016 - 11:11pm
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
May 2, 2016
Willmar City Council moves sales tax option forward
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council approved a motion during Monday’s meeting to continue to pursue a local option sales tax. The motion allows...
May 2, 2016 - 11:41pm
Willmar City Council seeks public comments on sex offender residency restrictions
The council approved a motion to hold a public hearing June 6 during the city council meeting on the proposed ordinance which would restrict where Level 3 sex offenders and those who committed a sex crime against a minor could live within the city limits. The ordinance would restrict...
May 2, 2016 - 11:40pm
April 25, 2016
Willmar Community Center seeks public comments, ideas at Thursday meetings
WILLMAR — The Willmar Community and Activity Center is looking for public input about how the center can best meet the needs of the community going forward. Two public meetings will be held — 3:30 to 5 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday — at the center across from Robbins Island....
April 25, 2016 - 9:20pm
April 3, 2016
County Board to hear request on assessor office merger
WILLMAR — A request from the city of Willmar to merge its assessor’s office with Kandiyohi County will be taken up Tuesday by the County Board of Commissioners. The commissioners meet at 10 a.m. in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building. The...
April 3, 2016 - 8:24pm
March 15, 2016
NLS considers transgender policy
NEW LONDON — A proposed policy to provide a safe learning environment for transgender and gender nonconforming students got its first reading this week at the New London-Spicer School Board meeting. But some community members say they hope a second reading — and a vote on the...
March 15, 2016 - 11:45pm
March 14, 2016
Willmar superintendent proposes studying tradition of laying off/rehiring non-tenured teachers
WILLMAR — More than 100 non-tenured teachers will be receiving their pink slips from Willmar Public Schools this spring. At the Willmar School...
March 14, 2016 - 11:34pm
March 4, 2016
City of Willmar to hold improvement hearing
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will hold a 2016 improvement hearing Monday during its meeting. The meeting is at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building. The hearing will be for street reconstruction and overlay projects to take place this...
March 4, 2016 - 11:32pm
February 29, 2016
Sen. Westrom to hold meetings Thursday in Glenwood, Brooten
BROOTEN — State Sen. Torrey Westrom will hold town hall listening meetings Thursday in Glenwood and Brooten. The Glenwood meeting is from 9...
February 29, 2016 - 11:24pm
February 25, 2016
Nearly 300 gather for meeting on reopening Prairie Correctional Facility
APPLETON — Gov. Mark Dayton holds the key to reopening the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton, local legislators told a crowd of nearly...
February 25, 2016 - 11:51pm
February 24, 2016
Legislative town hall meeting set for Saturday morning in Willmar
WILLMAR — A meeting to discuss the upcoming legislative session will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in Willmar. Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, will hold the joint town hall meeting at Cornerstone Coffee in the Skylark Center, 1604 South First Street...
February 24, 2016 - 11:07pm
February 23, 2016
Open house about wye set for Thursday
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an open house on the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Park Access Project, also known as the Willmar Wye, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kandiyohi County Health and Humans Services building, in the basement multi-purpose...
February 23, 2016 - 11:20pm