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Trump to order review of WOTUS regulations, official says
Buffer law draws questions from landowners in Renville County
Creative finds under one roof: Market Under Glass slated next week
Records published Feb. 28
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
February 17, 2017
White House: No plan to use National Guard for immigration enforcement
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Friday denied it was considering mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up non-citizens...
February 17, 2017 - 2:57pm
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
August 28, 2016
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
WILLMAR—Fran Gonzalez had spent the last two days cooking in anticipation of her son's return home from Kuwait. E4 Specialist Jose Martin...
August 28, 2016 - 7:38pm
August 25, 2016
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
WILLMAR - More than 150 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard's 682nd Engineer Battalion are returning to Willmar this weekend following a 10-month deployment. The return ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Willmar Senior High School. The soldiers have been members...
August 25, 2016 - 4:34pm
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
November 12, 2015
Minnesota man tells of surviving Bataan Death March
BRAINERD – A 96-year-old Brainerd man is the last voice left to tell the story of his unit's part in the Bataan Death March. World...
November 12, 2015 - 9:35am
Letter: Troops need our ongoing support
It was a privilege to be part of the National Guard deployment parade through Willmar on Thursday. I have been a member of the Minnesota Patriot Guard since February 2006, and have participated in numerous deployment missions in this part of the state. But all of us who were...
October 12, 2015 - 12:00am
Letter: The mission of our National Guard
As a former Kandiyohi County sheriff’s officer who was hurt in the line of duty, I was once given an award by the Willmar National Guard as the Guard unit was being deployed some time ago. This was a surprise moment, because the men and women who are heading to the Middle East,...
October 12, 2015 - 12:00am
October 8, 2015
Video: Minnesota National Guard unit at Willmar headed to Persian Gulf
From the Land of 10,000 Lakes to the Persian Gulf, 150 of the state's finest men and women were recognized Thursday in a ceremony at Willmar...
October 8, 2015 - 6:02pm
Video: Patroit Guard "on duty" to escort 682nd around Willmar
Led by Willmar Ride Captain Dave Jahn of Hutchinson, the Patroit Guard escorted the 682nd Convoy through Willmar on Thursday morning prior to...
October 8, 2015 - 2:58pm
Video: Before deployment, 682nd Engineering Battalion parades through Willmar
The 682nd Enginner Battalion National Guard unit at Willmar, Minnesota, traveled through the town greeted by more than a thousand well-wishers...
October 8, 2015 - 1:50pm
Video: National Guard Deployment Convoy parade begins in Willmar
The U.S. National Guard 's 682nd Engineering Battalion began its deployment convoy parade Thursday morning on U.S. Highway Business 71 . The...
October 8, 2015 - 11:00am
September 23, 2015
‘It’s good to give back’
WILLMAR –– A home fix-it to-do list that Greg Schmit had carefully written mapped out a long list of projects that needed to be done this...
September 23, 2015 - 10:34pm
September 12, 2015
Slide Show: Guard unit prepares to deploy
WILLMAR — A Minnesota Army National Guard unit based at the armory in Willmar will be deployed to Kuwait later this year. About 150 members...
September 12, 2015 - 12:00am
July 21, 2015
National Guard visits battle site
WOOD LAKE BATTLEFIELD — Colonel Henry Sibley and over 1,600 soldiers marched for days over the open prairie of western Minnesota to reach a...
July 21, 2015 - 11:30pm