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Records published June 26
Willmar considers TIF district on First Street
Mark Dayton reread the Constitution, then vetoed legislative funding. Now it goes to court
Highway 12 portion of Willmar Wye can move forward
County OKs land purchase to expand Games Lake park
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
When will Hughes, Pressly rearrive to fortify bullpen?
Ryu wins NW Arkansas Championship
Harvick wins for first time this season at Sonoma
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Oscar M. Engebretson
Teresa Marie Dahl
Ervin M. Mithun
Charlotte Adella McChesney
Jean Ann Sordahl
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
Blane Aidan Wendt
May 6, 2017
'Weird' spring could set stage for big fishing opener
WILLMAR — It's been a "weird'' three months weather wise, but that's all right for the fishing opener, according to Brad Foshaug, avid...
May 6, 2017 - 11:07am
March 20, 2017
Norway unseats Denmark as world's happiest country
NEW YORK - Norway displaced Denmark as the world's happiest country in a new report released on Monday, March 20, that called on nations to build...
March 20, 2017 - 1:07pm
Norway pledges $10 million to counter Trump's global anti-abortion move
OSLO, Norway — Norway has joined an international initiative to raise millions of dollars to replace shortfalls left by President Donald...
February 20, 2017 - 9:18am
October 25, 2016
Leak reported at nuclear reactor in Norway
OSLO, Norway—A leak at a small nuclear reactor in Norway has been contained, with no injuries sustained and no expected environmental damage outside the facility, the reactor's operator and the country's Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) said on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The leak...
October 25, 2016 - 3:51pm
August 29, 2016
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO, Norway -- A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.Dead animals...
August 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
Viking ship departs Norway’s shore for a voyage into Minnesota
A 115-foot oaken sailing craft with an ominous dragon for a figurehead set sail from Haugesund, Norway, last week en route to Duluth and other...
April 29, 2016 - 11:37am
February 12, 2016
United States Senate finally approves ambassadors to Norway and Sweden
The Scandinavian-rich Midwest can rest assured that the United States will have ambassadors to Norway and Sweden. The Senate Friday approved those ambassadors, and two others, after months of delay, mostly due to Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas putting a hold...
February 12, 2016 - 11:20pm
June 20, 2015
Norwegian cultural center opens in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — There are more than 865,000 Minnesotans that claim Norwegian ancestry, and there are hundreds of Norwegian heritage organizations...
June 20, 2015 - 12:20am
May 14, 2015
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Leslie Ellingson has lived all 91 years of his life on the same farm north of Sunburg. He’s slowed down in recent years but he still drives...
May 14, 2015 - 10:08am
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Norway Lake NEW LONDON — The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association will celebrate Syttende Mai beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday at First...
May 14, 2015 - 8:38am
December 22, 2014
Midwest Opinion: Nomination for Norway displayed a poor choice
From Forum News Service A recent editorial from a Midwest newspaper. Nomination for Norway displayed a poor choice Before Minnesota Nice and North Dakota Nice, there was (and still is) Norway Nice. But don’t underestimate the Norwegians. The Germans did that in World...
December 22, 2014 - 6:00am
June 27, 2014
Editorial: Time to withdraw the Norway ambassador nomination
President Obama awoke in Minnesota this morning during his visit to the Land of 10,000 lakes. It is time he listen to the Norwegians and officials of our fair state and withdraw the nomination of George Tsunis as U.S. ambassador to Norway. The president's nomination of Tsunis...
June 27, 2014 - 7:47am
January 1, 2014
Great-grandson of pioneer family is on Norway TV’s ‘Alt for Norge’
Andrew Hegreberg said goodbye forever to his family in the region of Stavanger, Norway, at age 15 in the late 1800s. He spent his first winter...
January 1, 2014 - 11:16pm
July 6, 2013
Tallakson family visits historic roots in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- In 1844, Salve Tallakson and two of his children moved from Grimstad, Norway, to the United States, eventually ending up in Willmar....
July 6, 2013 - 5:57am
June 10, 2013
Gov. Dayton sets out on 10-day European mission
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is embarking this week on his latest overseas trade trip with stops planned in Germany, Sweden and Norway. Dayton will be gone this Wednesday through Friday of the following week. The delegation of 35 people from the public and private...
June 10, 2013 - 6:00am