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Food, lodging inspections show improvement in Kandiyohi, Renville counties
Two injured in Renville County crash
Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wild with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Willmar City Council to consider ordinance amendments
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will conduct public hearings at its July 5 meeting on two ordinance amendments. In February Redeemer Lutheran...
June 22, 2016 - 7:29pm
December 23, 2015
Records published Dec. 24
This is the record summary for Dec. 24 Vehicle rolls over on U.S. Highway 212 GRANITE FALLS (Staff reports) — A driver was taken to Granite Falls Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries after her vehicle left U.S. Highway 212 north of Granite Falls and rolled around 6:28 a.m....
December 23, 2015 - 10:34pm
October 20, 2014
Amended ordinance broadens business use of sidewalks
WILLMAR — An ordinance amended by the Willmar City Council in an 8-0 vote Monday night broadens use of sidewalks by businesses in the the downtown...
October 20, 2014 - 11:32pm
October 7, 2014
Council invites public to discuss sidewalk seating
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will take comments during a public hearing Oct. 20 on two proposed changes to the ordinance governing use of public sidewalks in the downtown business district. Use of the sidewalk is currently allowed by permit. The council voted Monday night...
October 7, 2014 - 11:07pm
September 3, 2014
Community rallies for Atwater police chief
ATWATER — A loud and vocal crowd crammed into the Atwater City Council chambers Wednesday night in support of the small town’s police chief...
September 3, 2014 - 11:36pm
December 17, 2013
Willmar’s Council reviews ordinance prohibiting parking in front yards
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council received a refresher on city ordinance that prohibits parking in residential front yards after concerns...
December 17, 2013 - 10:56pm
November 6, 2013
Willmar City Council gives OK to ordinance pertaining to animals
WILLMAR — An ordinance that establishes a process and procedure for defining a “potentially dangerous animal’’ and a “dangerous animal,’’ and defines the Willmar Police Department as the city’s animal control authority, has been approved by the City Council. The ordinance...
November 6, 2013 - 11:29pm
October 22, 2013
Willmar City Council meeting gets personal
WILLMAR — Discussion about proposed training for Willmar City Council members who participate in city department head interviews got personal at Monday night’s council meeting. The discussion centered on a motion by Councilwoman Audrey Nelsen, seconded by Councilman Bruce DeBlieck,...
October 22, 2013 - 10:59pm
October 17, 2013
Discussion centers on dangerous animals in Willmar's city limits
WILLMAR — A proposed ordinance would establish a process and procedure necessary to declare an animal as potentially dangerous or as a dangerous animal and would define the city’s animal control authority as the Willmar Police Department. Police Chief David Wyffels explained...
October 17, 2013 - 11:09pm
August 28, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council continues discussion on bow and arrow regs
WILLMAR — Discussion continues on an amendment to the dangerous weapons ordinance that would regulate bow and arrow use within Willmar city limits. After conducting a public hearing on the amendment Aug. 19, the City Council voted to refer the amendment back to the Public Works/Safety...
August 28, 2013 - 11:20pm
August 19, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council sends bow and arrow ordinance back to committee
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council voted 7-1 Monday night to send back to committee an ordinance amendment that would regulate shooting a bow and arrow within the city limits. The council approved a motion by Steve Ahmann to return the issue to the Public Works/Safety Committee...
August 19, 2013 - 11:20pm
July 15, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council sets hearing for taproom ordinance
WILLMAR - The Willmar City Council will hold a public hearing Aug. 5 to consider a new liquor license category that would accommodate the unique retailing venue of breweries and brewpubs. The council voted Monday night to set the date after receiving a request to create the liquor...
July 15, 2013 - 11:28pm
May 20, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council directs city attorney to draft tap room ordinance
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has voted to direct City Attorney Robert Scott to draft an ordinance that would create licensing provisions...
May 20, 2013 - 10:02pm
October 3, 2012
Revised Willmar, Minn.,ordinance prohibits chickens in residential areas
WILLMAR -- Nick Davis grew up raising 100 to 150 chickens on a farm north of Willmar and he felt the City Council would be missing out on an opportunity if a revised ordinance prohibiting backyard chickens in certain residential areas was approved. Opposition to the ordinance was...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Revised ordinance proposal would prohibit raising chickens in residential zoned areas in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Raising backyard chickens in residential zoned areas would not be allowed under a revised animal ordinance the Willmar City Council is asking City Attorney Robert Scott to prepare. Raising chickens in agricultural or industrial zoned areas would be allowed, however, and...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am