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State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
Willmar City Council to meet Monday evening
Willmar Schools realigning program for English Learners to serve greater number of students
Kandiyohi County formalizes advisory committee for AIS prevention efforts
NHL Playoffs: Minnesota’s net still belongs to Bryzgalov
Prep Softball: Tribune area previews
NFL: 49ers put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
College Athletics: Foss, Fragodt honored as UMAC’s top scholar-athletes
The Insider: More Boston Marathon entrants from area listed
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Donna J. Alberts
Cornelius "Cornie" Zondervan
Michael W. Pelkey
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Letter: A need to help homeless
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
March 11, 2010
Commentary: Hospital moves on future are good steps
Rice Memorial Hospital is taking a positive step of strategic planning for the hospital's services offered, reviewing its facilities development and consulting with the two medical clinics in the city. These strategic planning efforts will be crucial to the future development and...
opinion / editorials
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2009
Planning for taxes needed for crop insurance payments
ST. PAUL -- With the probability of crop losses due to weather, farmers may be receiving crop insurance indemnity payments. Any crop insurance proceeds you receive need to be included as income on your tax return.
September 19, 2009 - 12:00am
It's National Preparedness Month, local officials urge planning, communication
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Emergency Management Director Don Ericson usually hears the same comment from people affected by tornados or other severe weather situations. "They say "I never thought it would happen to me,'" he says. "No one expects it to happen to them." While Federal...
extra / local
September 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 24, 2009
Rice plans to launch strategic planning process
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital is launching a new strategic planning process that will start Sept.
news / local
August 24, 2009 - 12:00am
July 16, 2009
Dairy expansion east of Willmar gets approval from Kandiyohi County Planning Commission
WILLMAR -- A 260-head expansion of a dairy operation east of Willmar was unanimously approved Monday by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. The conditional use permit now goes before the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. The expansion at the Robert Larson farm involves...
news / local
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Paynesville Schools organizes new mission statement
PAYNESVILLE -- Weeks after holding a community meeting about the district's future, Paynesville Area Schools assembled a list of district priorities and goals based on the ideas of the Paynesville community. Superintendent Todd Burlingame said Thursday the School Board finalized...
news / region
May 16, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Conditional use permit OK'd for 24-hour rock crushing for short-term mining work in Roseville
WILLMAR -- A conditional use permit was approved Monday that will allow a construction company to mine, crush and wash aggregate for 24 hours a day, five days a week, at a site in Roseville Township. The permit also allows Knife River, a Montana Dakota Utilities Resources Company,...
news / local / region
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
April 20, 2009
Paynesville community provides little feedback at school district planning meeting
PAYNESVILLE -- The Paynesville Area Schools has a better understanding of what the community wants for its school district, but the ideas came from few sources. Superintendent Todd Burlingame said the district held its strategic planning and visioning meeting for the Paynesville...
news / region
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
Blomkest-Svea sanitary sewer ponds receive preliminary OK by board
WILLMAR -- A conditional use permit to build a wastewater stabilization pond to treat municipal sewage from the Blomkest and Svea communities...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Multi-unit housing for mega-dairy to be discussed tonight
WILLMAR - A request to allow multi-unit housing for employees of a large dairy near Pennock will be discussed tonight by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. St.
news / local
December 8, 2008 - 12:00pm
November 11, 2008
Commision approves permits for church, home business
WILLMAR -- A conditional use permit was approved Monday for the Living Word Lutheran Church to build a new sanctuary in New London Township. The church has been housed at the Prairie Meadows Learning Center in Spicer since 2005. The new church will be built off Kandiyohi County...
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Meadow Star Dairy gets preliminary approval
WILLMAR -- A proposed 9,590-head dairy operation near Pennock easily won a preliminary nod of approval Monday by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. "I'm really excited," said Nate Hultgren, one of the directors of Meadow Star Dairy Limited Liability Partnership, following...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Commission works on revising comprehensive land use plan
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Planning Commission could complete work during the next 30 to 60 days on a proposed revision of the city's comprehensive land use plan. The goals, objectives and policy guidelines in the comprehensive plan assist the Planning Commission and city planning officials...
news / community
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
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