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Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Tough night on ice
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Letter: Letter writer isn't from Willmar
Estrich commentary: How to get in to the next step
Letter: Does Trump want to take our rights away?
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
February 18, 2016
Rural childcare access to be discussed at meeting Wednesday
WILLMAR — The availability of affordable childcare in rural Minnesota is the topic of a legislative listening session that will be held Wednesday in Willmar. The meeting will be 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, 610 NE Highway 71 in Willmar. Hosted by local...
February 18, 2016 - 11:03pm
February 14, 2016
Kandiyohi County Board to act on several public works projects
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Commissioners will take action on several public works projects at their meeting Tuesday morning, including requesting bids for a new county park bathhouse and hearing an update on the railroad wye project in Willmar. The board is also expected to...
February 14, 2016 - 11:11pm
Willmar City Council to discuss park projects Tuesday
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday due to the Presidents Day holiday next week. The council will discuss...
February 14, 2016 - 10:25pm
February 10, 2016
Rep. Miller to discuss property taxes
BENSON — Action taken last year to address property taxes and possible action to take at this year’s legislative session is the topic of a listening session Monday in Benson. Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, and Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, who is chairman of the House Property...
February 10, 2016 - 10:29pm
Sen. Koenen to host town hall meeting
BENSON — Sen. Lyle Koenen, together with Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, will host a town hall meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Benson Public Library meeting room. Koenen, a Clara City DFLer, said the meeting will focus on the upcoming legislative session and issues “that matter...
February 10, 2016 - 10:27pm
December 9, 2015
MnDOT to host Highway 12 open house Dec. 16 in Kerkhoven
KERKHOVEN — An open house to learn about plans to resurface U.S. Highway 12 from Benson through Kerkhoven will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Kerkhoven Civic Center. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to resurface that section of Highway 12 next year in a...
December 9, 2015 - 12:06am
November 27, 2015
Kandiyohi County Board to discuss road jurisdiction turnback proposal
WILLMAR — A proposal to swap road jurisdictions between Kandiyohi County and several of the townships will be formally presented Tuesday at a meeting of the County Board of Commissioners. The meeting opens at 10 a.m. in the board room at the county Health and Human Services Building....
November 27, 2015 - 10:49pm
November 12, 2015
Lawmakers to host public meeting on capitol artworks
WILLMAR — The Minnesota State Capitol Preservation Commission will conduct a public meeting Monday to discuss historic art in the Capitol. While the Capitol is in the midst of a three-year, $300 million restoration project, the issue of what to do with its art remains unsettled. The...
November 12, 2015 - 9:10pm
November 9, 2015
Willmar School Board vacancy may not be filled until April
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board could have to wait until April to fill a vacant position on the board, thanks to a new state law. A special election will be needed to fill the slot left vacant by the resident of former board member Mike Carlson, who moved outside the district. Superintendent...
November 9, 2015 - 11:08pm
October 11, 2015
Arc Kandiyohi to host town hall forum
WILLMAR — Arc of Kandiyohi County will host a forum Thursday focusing on programs offered in the community for individuals with disabilities and the need for adequate funding for services. The town hall forum will be held at 6 p.m. at the Willmar Community and Activity Center,...
October 11, 2015 - 9:27pm
September 25, 2015
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will have a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The special meeting will be followed by a workshop meeting. In the special meeting, the board will consider awarding a construction management...
September 25, 2015 - 11:12pm
September 23, 2015
Willmar to host northern pike meeting
WILLMAR — Willmar is host to the last in a series of statewide informational meetings on a proposal to change regulations for northern pike. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting the meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Service...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2015
County water planning task force to meet
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County water planning task force will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kandiyohi County Highway Department, 1801 E. Highway 12.
September 11, 2015 - 11:23pm
August 20, 2015
MnDOT works toward consensus on Milan Bridge
MILAN — A consultant is being brought on board to help the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Milan-area residents come to a consensus...
August 20, 2015 - 11:40pm
Kandiyohi County Township officers to meet Sept. 9; Mel Odens to e introduced
WILLMAR — The board of directors of the Kandiyohi County Township Association will host a meeting Sept. 9 at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Service community room with Mel Odens, director of public works for the county. This will be an opportunity to introduce Odens to the...
August 20, 2015 - 11:16pm