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He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
Small town Maynard has big story to tell
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
August 7, 2015
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The agenda includes the hiring of a construction management firm to work on upcoming school construction projects and reviews of the district’s...
August 7, 2015 - 11:41pm
July 27, 2015
Renville County to host buffer meeting
OLIVIA — The Renville County Board of Commissioners invites Renville County property owners to a meeting on the new buffer legislation. It will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday in Rooms 116/117 of Renville County Government Service Center, 105 South Fifth Street, Olivia. The new state...
July 27, 2015 - 10:59pm
July 2, 2015
Kandiyohi County Board to meet with local legislators Tuesday
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will have the opportunity to quiz their local legislators during a legislative update at Tuesday’s meeting of the board. The commissioners meet at 10 a.m. in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services...
July 2, 2015 - 9:43pm
May 21, 2015
Miller seeks local input on H5N5 virus
ST. PAUL — Meetings will be held next week in Benson, Olivia and Montevideo to gather input on the impact of the avian influenza epidemic and answer the questions of producers and others affected. State Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, is hosting the meetings and said he would be...
May 21, 2015 - 11:38pm
April 27, 2015
Meeting on college affordability slated for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday
WILLMAR — Willmar Senior High School will host a College Affordability Resource Night today. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and is free and open to the public. It is part of a series of similar meetings facilitated by U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff. Franken...
April 27, 2015 - 11:12pm
April 26, 2015
National Guard joins avian influenza eradication efforts
WILLMAR — The State Emergency Operations Center announced Sunday that 30 National Guard soldiers will haul water needed for avian influenza...
April 26, 2015 - 11:43pm
April 25, 2015
Islamic Society to elect new board Sunday
The Islamic Society of Willmar is holding a meeting of its members Sunday to elect a new board of directors. Islamic Society members will meet from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Willmar Convention Center for the purpose of electing a new board of directors, said Abdirahman Abdi, current...
April 25, 2015 - 12:08am
April 21, 2015
MnDOT sets open houses for highway projects
Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 Headquarters will sponsor open houses Monday and Tuesday for area residents, business owners and others to learn about traffic changes and other details associated with projects proposed for U.S. Highway 12 from Pennock to Kerkhoven,...
April 21, 2015 - 9:23pm
April 7, 2015
Willmar police chief watches over heated discussions after city council meeting Monday
WILLMAR — Police Chief Jim Felt provided a “presence’’ at the table after a heated discussion broke out among three Willmar City Council members and two members of the public following the council’s abrupt adjournment Monday night. In an interview Tuesday, Felt said he...
April 7, 2015 - 10:19pm
March 26, 2015
Town Hall attendees call for change in Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — Changing the Willmar City Council membership was high on the list of dozens of priorities suggested by several hundred people attending...
March 26, 2015 - 11:44pm
Meeting focuses on livestock losses due to wolves
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs focusing on livestock losses due to wolves, birds of prey and weather. Presenters...
March 26, 2015 - 10:39pm
February 18, 2015
Open house for Minnesota Highway 23 passing lanes project set for Feb. 24 in Granite Falls
WILLMAR — Area residents and business owners are invited to an open house Tuesday, Feb. 24, to view the Environmental Assessment Worksheet and current project layouts for the proposed Highway 23 passing lanes project in southwest Minnesota. The open house will be 4 to 6 p.m. in...
February 18, 2015 - 11:27pm
February 8, 2015
Willmar School Board meets today
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. today in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The board is scheduled to adopt several resolutions related to an upcoming bond referendum in May. The school district will ask voters...
February 8, 2015 - 11:43pm
January 30, 2015
MnDOT seeks input on bike system
GRANITE FALLS — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public input on its Statewide Bicycle System Plan during a series of...
January 30, 2015 - 11:46pm
January 28, 2015
Willmar to host second state rail plan meeting
WILLMAR — A second round of statewide public meetings about the 2015 update of the Minnesota State Rail Plan is being held, with one slated for Willmar. The public is invited to learn about the state’s rail plan and offer input from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Minnesota Department...
January 28, 2015 - 7:00am