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Stormwater drainage planned at site of new Robbins Island playground
Harvesting unused goods to benefit nonprofits: Thrift store donors can give to organizations of their choice
Records published Dec. 5
DNR invites public input on Fort Ridgely State Park draft plan amendment
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
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'
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 26, 2016
Pentagon halts effort to recover Guard enlistment bonuses
BRUSSELS, Belgium — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday suspended a Pentagon order that California National Guardsmen repay...
October 26, 2016 - 1:21pm
October 16, 2016
Navy man arrested in San Diego crash that killed 4, injured 9
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A U.S. Navy serviceman was under arrest on Sunday, Oct. 16, after a pickup truck he was driving while intoxicated...
October 16, 2016 - 9:52pm
October 5, 2016
U.S., other countries issue declaration on export, use of armed drones
WASHINGTON — The United States and more than 40 other countries issued a declaration Wednesday, laying out principles they said should govern the export and use of armed drones to ensure they do not cause instability or help terrorism and organized crime. Many U.S. allies such...
October 5, 2016 - 7:30pm
September 9, 2016
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Steve Benson Steve Benson is an editorial cartoonist for the Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Arizona, and is syndicated nationally. Cartoon...
September 9, 2016 - 9:56am
September 7, 2016
Minnesota event brings combat vets together again
Wakeboarding, kayaking, pontooning, hunting on a private preserve, 4-wheeling, ladder golf, ping pong... it was a jam-packed weekend of activity...
September 7, 2016 - 2:33pm
August 31, 2016
Family of Minnesota veteran lost to PTSD creates foundation for those returning from war
Twice a year, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, Americans across the country remember those military servicemen and women who made the ultimate...
August 31, 2016 - 4:36pm
August 27, 2016
Willmar soldiers return home
WILLMAR -- More than 150 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard's 682nd Engineer Battalion returned to Willmar this weekend following...
August 27, 2016 - 11:01pm
August 10, 2016
96-year-old Montevideo war vet to be front and center at Twins game
MONTEVIDEO—Having retired from full-time employment only one year ago, Milton Hoidal is still adjusting to the idea of having the free...
August 10, 2016 - 11:30pm
July 22, 2016
White House to review ban on military gear for police
WASHINGTON—The White House will revisit a 2015 ban on police forces getting riot gear, armored vehicles and other military-grade equipment...
July 22, 2016 - 11:04am
June 29, 2016
Red Bull infantrymen prepare for deployment
CAMP RIPLEY—Minnesota National Guard soldiers of the 2nd Battalion-135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division spent June 17-30 at Camp...
June 29, 2016 - 10:50am
June 4, 2016
Cloquet man gets 'overdue' medal
DULUTH -- David Danielson and his family are used to military service and long journeys. Recent generations of men in his family have almost...
June 4, 2016 - 5:30am
May 28, 2016
Long lost Sailor back home again
Memorial Service and burial for Motor Machinist Mate John E. Anderson who died on D-Day off Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Through the efforts...
May 28, 2016 - 5:10pm
May 27, 2016
100 Flags over Kandiyohi County
Veterans, spouses and friends of veterans turned out early Friday morning to raise The Colors at the Flags of Honor in Willmar along Business...
May 27, 2016 - 4:54pm
April 28, 2016
Public can bid farewell Saturday to deploying Army Reserve members from Willmar detachment
WILLMAR - About 20 Army Reserve soldiers from the Willmar-based 825th Quartermaster Detachment are preparing to deploy to Kuwait to support Operation Enduring Freedom. According to a news release, the detachment’s mission will be to provide water and fuel support. A farewell ceremony...
April 28, 2016 - 12:16pm
April 19, 2016
West central Minn. employers to be honored for military support
WILLMAR — Best Buy of Willmar, Meeker County Community Homes of Litchfield and Starbuck Head Start WCMCA of Starbuck are among the area companies to be honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Minnesota Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for...
April 19, 2016 - 8:16am