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Shot in the wilds of rural Minnesota … an alligator
Two Dassel men arrested, face drug and possession of stolen property charges
Park Rapids man killed in semi-pickup crash on U.S. Highway 71
Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.
A safe place for sexually exploited girls
MLB Playoffs: Perez a Royal hero
NBA: Bryant on Lakers: ‘Our mission is just to get better’
The Insider: 2014 Willmar Hockey Association registration is online
Cross Country: Freetly wins again in Montevideo
Boys Soccer: Tigers bite Cards in OT
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Janet H. Hanson
Clarence N. Alsaker
Lula Edna Fox
Bui — Johnson
Caldwell — Gustafson
Lund — Willenbring
Tonsfeldt — Burks
Rosenquist — Barber
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
Midwest Opinion: Salute your Constitution
Midwest Opinion: Unofficially, summer is still with us.
January 26, 2012
$30,000 grant will boost parenting classes in 5-county area
WILLMAR - A $30,000 grant announced today will help increase the number of parenting classes offered to families in the five-county area. The PACT for Families Collaborative said it has received a Medica Foundation grant that will support and expand Incredible Years parenting classes...
news / local
January 26, 2012 - 11:22am
December 29, 2010
PACT for Families expands to McLeod Co. and gets new name
WILLMAR -- A fifth county is joining a local collaborative that has been helping children and families access services since 1993. Based in Willmar, PACT 4 Families Collaborative has been a vital resource in Kandiyohi, Meeker, Ren-ville and Yellow Medicine counties. Starting Ja...
news / local
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Storm shelter gets a splash of color, care of local youth
WILLMAR -- There's nothing like a change of scenery to work wonders, but it can take lots of work. A dozen or more youth have been putting in the hours at Regency Estates West manufactured home park in Willmar. Thanks to sponsorship and help from the Willmar Community Education...
news / local / region / community / education
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Offering a helping hand to children and their parents
Involvement by parents will be a key element in helping to make a new children's social and emotional screening process as effective as possible. The screening, which was introduced this summer on a pilot basis in ACMC's pediatrics department in Willmar, is being offered to all children...
news / local / community
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
NLS recommits to PACT 4 Families Collaborative for 2009
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School District recommitted to the PACT 4 Families Collaborative on Monday during its first meeting of 2009. Superintendent Paul Carlson said Tuesday the School Board approved the district's letter of intent for financially committing to the collaborative...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Heitke tie-breaker assures Child Guide funding request in '09 city budget
WILLMAR -- Mayor Les Heitke broke a tie City Council vote to assure his 2009 budget will include $10,000 for the Child Guide Program. The council voted 4-4 Monday night on a motion by the Finance Committee to remove the $10,000 from next year's $20.8 million budget, but Heitke broke...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
Guia: Providing guidance away from drugs, alcohol
WILLMAR -- A new program is being launched that will help Hispanic and Latino youth in a four-county area who struggle with drug and alcohol use. Funded with a four-year, $1.1 million state grant, the program will fund unique intervention efforts for youth, ages 14-22, their...
news / local
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am