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Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link
SDSU study analyzes East River native grasslands
Minn. college student remains missing
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
ND native who once made 2,750 consecutive free throws dies
Costco tees off on Titleist over golf balls
Girls Basketball: Oman a Class AA All-State first-teamer
Local Roundup: Warrior softball team opens season in crossover
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Msgr. Joseph R. Huebsch
David "Doc" Halliday
Shirley Mae Ehrlich
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Dave & Vivian Swanson
Long-range transportation plan reviewed
WILLMAR — A four-year plan on how federal money will be spent on local transportation projects was reviewed Friday in Willmar. The plan includes a wide range of state, county and city projects such as a roundabout near Lake Lillian, a tunnel underneath U.S. Highway 71 to provide...
March 27, 2015 - 11:17pm
August 29, 2014
Ramp-Up to Readiness: New program should help kids, families plan for life after high school
WILLMAR — Imagine being the first member of your family who’s ever gone to college, maybe even the first to graduate from high school. Would...
August 29, 2014 - 11:01pm
June 12, 2014
Plan ahead and buy propane early
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Corn Growers Association is urging farmers around the state to plan ahead for their propane needs this fall. Due to the reversal of the Cochin pipeline and an increase in U.S. propane exports, propane supplies in Minnesota could be stretched thin if everyone...
June 12, 2014 - 11:28pm
June 11, 2013
Wisc. ethanol plant near Oshkosh for sale
OSHKOSH, Wis. — An ethanol plant near Oshkosh will be sold to the highest bidder this summer. The Utica Energy ethanol operation collapsed under more than $30 million in debt. Ascendant Partners, of Colorado, has been hired by the receiver in the case to sell the ethanol...
June 11, 2013 - 9:10am
April 23, 2013
Senate tax plan ups tax rate for couples with income $140,000 and above
ST. PAUL – Married Minnesota couples who make about $140,000 or more taxable income would pay higher income taxes under a tax plan offered by senators today. The proposal does not create a new income tax bracket, like the governor’s and House’s proposals, but would increase...
April 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
December 5, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School District weighing up how it does business
WILLMAR — The Willmar School District needs more faculty and administrators from minority groups, according to the people at a community meeting...
December 5, 2012 - 10:56pm
June 25, 2012
Willmar teachers working on school improvement plans
WILLMAR -- Teams of elementary teachers have been meeting this month and will continue working through July to help develop improvement plans...
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Prairie Kitchen blog: Every cook should have a stocked freezer
April 17, 2012 - 8:20am
March 27, 2012
Input sought tonight for Kandiyohi County water plan
WILLMAR -- Public input is being sought to help identify priority issues to be addressed in Kandiyohi County's water plan, which is currently being updated. The meeting will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Kandiyohi County Public Works Building, 1801 Hwy. 12 E. in Willmar. A brief...
March 27, 2012 - 1:27pm
March 24, 2012
Tuesday meeting on water plan could shape future response to issues
WILLMAR -- A new 10-year comprehensive water plan is being drafted for Kandiyohi County that will determine how grant dollars are directed to...
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 19, 2012
What in the World blog: Tips to avoid pre-travel stress
March 19, 2012 - 8:23am
February 15, 2012
MnDOT seeks public input for 20-year multimodal plan, meeting today in Marshall, Minn.
ST. PAUL -- The public, transportation stakeholders and local government officials are invited to provide input for Minnesota's 20-year Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan at one of nine upcoming open houses statewide. The open houses include a meeting this afternoon and evening...
February 15, 2012 - 10:44am
December 9, 2011
Editorial: Kudos on review of downtown vision plan
The city of Willmar and the Willmar Design Center are working this week to review downtown Willmar's assets, listen to citizen input and update the downtown's Visioneer plan. The plan was first developed in 1995 by Design Center effort with citizen input and then adopted by the City...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 27, 2011
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet in a workshop session at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The meeting is open to the public. The board will hear a report from four teachers who took part...
November 27, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Farm-state lawmakers are pushing new farm subsidy plan
WASHINGTON - Corn and soybean farmers are pushing for - and Congress is moving to create - a whole new subsidy that could maintain farm incomes at a nearly four-decade high should prices fall or crops be destroyed by weather. The new subsidy would protect farmers when their revenue...
November 9, 2011 - 9:17am