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Sloan Stahnke is your typical, spirited 8-year-old ... until she gets on a horse
Suspected theft at veterans' grave sites solved
Collision injures one and dumps chemicals and gravel into ditch near Danube
Guri Endreson Cabin
Ridgewater to host manufacturing conference
Video: Gophers invade downtown Spicer
Amateur Baseball: Bird Island clips Sacred Heart
Prep Softball Roundup: Paynesville, Minnewaska both lose
Prep Baseball Roundup: Litchfield rolls over Paynesville
Prep Golf: Willmar's Levi Hauser earns trip to state
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Alvina "Al" A. Marklowitz
Pamela Joyce (Myllenbeck) Schramel
Janice L. Bergquist
Alma O. Lopez
Video: Roosevelt celebrates act of kindness
Video: Let's Go Fishing Expo on Green Lake
Video: Ukraine teens enjoy time away from strife
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
February 22, 2008
Tie-breaker vote from the mayor lets HRA oversee $350K grant
WILLMAR -- Mayor Les Heitke broke a 3-3 City Council vote Tuesday night in favor of amending an agreement that lets the Willmar Housing and Redevelopment Authority administer a $350,000 state Small Cities Development grant for a housing project. Council members supporting the amended...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Willmar City Council encourages changes be made in plat for housing development
WILLMAR -- Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is being encouraged to modify the preliminary plat of a housing project in an effort to reduce opposition from neighboring homeowners and landowners. The council Tuesday night approved the partnership's preliminary plat of Westwind...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
City Council fails to overturn Planning Commission's approval of conditional use permit for housing development
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council on a 4-4 vote Tuesday night failed to overturn the Planning Commission's approval of a conditional use permit for a low-to-moderate income housing development opposed by neighboring homeowners. As a result of the council's vote, Mayor Les Heitke...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am
January 19, 2008
Westwind Estates project on City Council agenda for Tuesday meeting
WILLMAR -- The Westwind Estates Third Addition housing project proposed by the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership of Slayton will be considered by the Willmar City Council during the 7 p.m. meeting on Tuesday at the Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W. The...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am
January 10, 2008
Commission OKs permit for housing project opposed by neighbors
WILLMAR -- The Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit Wednesday night for a proposed twin-home development in southwest Willmar that nearby single-family homeowners say is not compatible with their neighborhood. The 90 or so seated and standing people who filled the...
January 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 13, 2007
Planning Commission continues hearing on housing plan that has stirred ire of residents
WILLMAR -- Homeowners from a southwest Willmar neighborhood will have to wait until January to voice their concerns about a housing development being proposed near them. About 50 homeowners showed up for a public hearing that had been scheduled Wednesday night by the Planning Commission...
December 13, 2007 - 12:00am
July 17, 2007
Willmar turns back plans for low-income housing
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has refused to support a proposed housing development in southwest Willmar. The council voted 5-to-3 Monday evening to deny a resolution of support for the Westwinds Estates projects proposed by the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership. About...
July 17, 2007 - 12:00am
July 14, 2007
Council backing to be sought for housing project
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will be asked on Monday night to support a proposed housing project in southwest Willmar for low-income and very-low-income individuals. The Willmar Housing and Redevelopment Authority and the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership of Slayton...
July 14, 2007 - 12:00am