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School begins, for some
Judge to settle WOTUS dispute
Mayor’s budget focuses on streets, parks, facilities and stormwater
Black Lives Matter chant ‘disgusting,’ St. Paul police leader says
Minnesota State Fair pulls a Bill Cosby portrait made with ‘rapeseed’
Prep volleyball roundup: Fighting Saints blank Benson
Prep cross country: Willmar takes both team titles at Moorhead
Prep soccer roundup: Cardinals shut out Marshall
Girls tennis roundup: Willmar goes 2-0 at Litchfield
NFL: Zimmer not ready to commit to Waynes
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
'Come Blow Your Horn': Comedy now playing at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, MN
29th Annual Antique Car Run begins Saturday in New London
With deal in place, Starlite Drive-In in Litchfield doesn't appear to be going anywhere
Fransen — Stock
Post — Veldkamp
Wold — Blomker
Kazakevich — Kettelkamp
August/September issue of Live it! Magazine available in stands and online
Cynthia "Cindy" Jane Sapp Morgan Stephen Grant
Dolores Mathilda Ann Bergstrom
Lois Amy Schmidt
Victor V. Steinbach
Wesley G. Haglund
CAPITOL CHATTER: Is Walker a Pawlenty rerun?
Editorial: Minnesota sports scene looks quite encouraging
Commentary: U of M addressing Teague affair
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: Willmar group to continue working for positive change
August 18, 2015
VanDerBill is United Way marketing director
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota announces that Brittany VanDerBill has accepted the position of marketing and resource development director as of Aug. 5. VanDerBill has a background in the insurance industry with more than five years of sales and marketing experience....
August 18, 2015 - 5:44pm
June 25, 2015
Arc Kandiyohi County hires new director
WILLMAR — Arc Kandiyohi County, 200 Fourth St. S.W., Suite 25, Willmar, announces its recent hiring of Kelly Doss as the new executive director. Arc Kandiyohi County is a nonprofit that provides support and advocacy services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Doss...
June 25, 2015 - 12:04pm
November 28, 2014
Rice Health Foundation raises record amount with annual gala
WILLMAR — The Rice Health Foundation set a record this month at its annual holiday gala, raising $342,000 to support services and patient care at Rice Memorial Hospital. The amount is the most ever for the yearly fundraiser, said Shirley Carter, executive director of the Rice Health...
November 28, 2014 - 11:43pm
September 24, 2014
Volunteers make meals for kids
Several hundred volunteers — of all ages — labored on 12 production lines from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Center in Atwater with...
News / local
September 24, 2014 - 11:19pm
May 8, 2014
Let’s Go Fishing readies for 13th year
WILLMAR — Governor Mark Dayton and the legions of anglers who will open the 2014 fishing season this weekend aren’t the only the ones eager to get back on the water. Let’s Go Fishing is preparing to launch its 13th year in coming weeks. More than 2,200 volunteers dedicate their...
Life / outdoors
May 8, 2014 - 11:37pm
March 25, 2014
Kramer is Grace Place program director
WILLMAR — Janine Kramer has been named program director of Grace Place of Willmar, a nonprofit, faith-based supportive Christian residential facility for women facing difficult life situations. Grace Place welcomes adult women without dependents with living skills and a safe...
March 25, 2014 - 9:26am
January 21, 2013
Willmar, Minn., nonprofit to give away computers to low-income families
WILLMAR — KandiComp of Willmar doesn’t plan to get rich working with PCs for People, a nonprofit that provides free refurbished computers...
News / local
January 21, 2013 - 10:52pm
December 8, 2012
Letter: Keep your donations local
First I want to thank all of you that donate to any nonprofit organization. The giving of a contribution and/or your valuable time is precious to all those who are on the receiving end. I understand the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber has adopted a logo of “Buy Local First.” I...
opinion / letters
December 8, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
United Way already at 34 percent of its $915K goal
WILLMAR -- Barely a month into its official 2010 campaign, the United Way of West Central Minnesota has already reached 34 percent of its goal of raising $915,000 for programs that meet regional community needs. "We're seeing a good response. It's encouraging and hopeful," said Stacey...
News / local / region
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Women's Fund looks to improve life for women, girls across area
WILLMAR -- When organizers with the Women's Fund of the Willmar Area Community Foundation were looking at how to allot grant money this past year, one program that caught their attention was Kitchen Kamp, an initiative by the Heartland Community Action Agency to help teenaged mothers...
News / local / community
September 14, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2009
Study finds volunteerism at a crossroads
WILLMAR -- As Minnesota's economy sank deeper into recession this year, Mary Quirk and her colleagues at the Minnesota Association for Volunteer...
News / local
December 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
United Way expands its service area; now regional organization
WILLMAR -- In a move aimed at better reflecting the people and the towns it serves, the United Way of Kandiyohi County has become the United Way of West Central Minnesota. The expansion and the name change became official this week. The transition process -- forging new relationships...
local / region / News
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am