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Criteria for visa applicants from Muslim nations includes close family, excludes grandparents
NLS student to perform in Sydney
A Fourth of July dessert that's festive, delicious and low-calorie
Enhanced security rules imposed for all flights to US
Stingers Notebook: McCorkle's return and record chasing
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Local Roundup: Flaig stars in Willmar Legion victory
Stingers: Larks' Beyer flies higher
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
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
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
Effie S. Christenson
Elaine Ann Schnapp (Bishop)
Charles M. Serna
Delores M. Munson
Pearl Mae McIalwain
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
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
December 10, 2009
Strategic plan at Rice will be unveiled next week when board meets
WILLMAR -- A final draft of Rice Memorial Hospital's new proposed strategic plan will be unveiled at a meeting Monday of the hospital board of...
December 10, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Editorial: State plan on H1N1 vaccine is best way
As west central Minnesota hears the growing demand for the H1N1 vaccine, they are instructed to wait until their medical clinic calls. Minnesota health authorities are striving to target the most vulnerable individuals within the state's population first. That is the right step...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
October 19, 2009
Rice strategic plan nearing final phase
WILLMAR -- A new strategic plan for Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar is likely to be crafted into final form in December. The planning process, which began in September, is continuing to move ahead, Rice CEO Mike Schramm said Wednesday. The goal was to have a final draft before...
October 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Editorial: Seniors will need 2010 plan for bonus
Seniors in west central Minnesota and the rest of the U.S. are facing a tough 2010 without any cost-of-living adjustments, according to an announcement Thursday by the Social Security Administration. Social Security recipients have since 1975 received a cost-of-living increase tied...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 25, 2009
Commentary: Teacher without a lesson plan
Let's go back to that "teachable moment." It was proclaimed by Barack Obama after he said that police in Cambridge, Mass., had acted "stupidly" in arresting Henry Louis Gates for essentially being black in his own house. It has been a month now, and the one sure thing we have learned...
August 25, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
American Opinion: On the stimulus plan
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: The Associated Press On the stimulus plan: Under the most optimistic assessment, passing President Barack Obama's $787 billion eco-nomic stimulus package by itself would have halted the job losses that have,...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
July 21, 2009
Commentary: No one is explaining proposed health plan
The stimulus program must really be succeeding in Washington, D.C. Government is hiring; people are working. In fact, if news reports are to be believed, they're working night and day. So maybe there's some sleep deprivation thrown in for good measure.
July 21, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Comprehensive plan proposes policies and guidelines for future development
WILLMAR -- Willmar has seen some big changes during the past 20 years. A new airport was built west of the city and construction of a new wastewater...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 19, 2009
Willmar City Council hears proposed comprehensive plan ready to go to public
WILLMAR -- The city's proposed comprehensive plan will be presented for public comment and review at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the training room at the Willmar Fire Station.
May 19, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
Senate DFLers plan would raise all income taxes for four years
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate will consider raising all state income taxes, with married couples earning more than $250,000 annually being...
April 21, 2009 - 11:00am
April 20, 2009
Higher taxes on rich are part of House plan
ST. PAUL - Minnesota House Democrats propose increasing taxes on rich Minnesotans, smokers, drinkers, businesses that recently moved to Minnesota and youths downloading Internet music. House Tax Chairwoman Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, said the bill is the biggest tax-reform measure...
April 20, 2009 - 1:47pm
February 25, 2009
Summit begins discussion of U.S. energy problem
WILLMAR -- If adults don't take steps to solve America's looming energy and environmental problems for themselves, they should do it for people...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 17, 2009
Willmar summit will begin national conversation on energy
WILLMAR -- A local group hoping to present a national energy plan to Congress in 2010 is inviting the region's most knowledgeable speakers on energy topics to a citizens' energy summit next week in Willmar. Officials of Citizens Energy Plan say the Feb.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Organization pushing for new energy initiatives is planning to host summit this month in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Newly formed grassroots organization Citizens Energy Plan will be conducting its first energy summit with the goal to "generate the conversation.'' It will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb.
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Commentary: Obama must layout his vision for an economic plan
WASHINGTON -- The concept of "found money" is delightful. We cherish the cash that turns up under the bed, in a coat pocket, or in a long-forgotten bank account. And found money may be key to the success of Barack Obama's presidency. No, the federal government isn't going to discover...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am