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'Dr. Doolittle' helps amputated animals walk again
New security barriers installed around Queen's Windsor castle after London attack
Identical Minn. twins battle disease that afflicts only 500 in the U.S
Dayton says he will not sign Minn. House education bill
House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
Frozen Four-bound Bulldogs thriving in overtime as 2011 champions did
Former, current, future BSU women's players join Team USA boycott
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
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
Keith L. Sorenson
Doris I. Rasmusson
Cleo J. Holtberg
David "Doc" Halliday
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
July 20, 2009
Letter We welcome letters to the editor on topics of public interest. Your letter should be clear and concise. Letters should not exceed 350 words, typewritten or e-mailed if possible. Letters may be edited for grammar, length, and style. Be sure to include your name, address and...
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Commentary: Buying time on immigration
WASHINGTON -- On many questions, President Obama's approach is full speed ahead. On immigration reform, he prefers to take one step at a time. There really is no alternative. Immigration is politically vexed because it splits both parties and scrambles the usual ideological alignments....
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Spicer adopts cell phone policy for staff
First proposed in October, new council approves policy in second meeting of year SPICER -- Spicer's new City Council didn't waste time making decisions in its second meeting on Tuesday when it adopted a policy that has been in the council chambers for three months. Spicer City Council...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Letter: Amendment is bad public policy
A Minnesota group, "Sportsmen for Change," backs a constitutional amendment that would dedicate a portion of the state sales tax for the outdoors and the arts. If passed, this amendment would generate $300 million a year for 25 years -- a tax increase of $11 billion. I am an avid...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
City Council endorses Citizens Energy Policy concept
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has endorsed the concept of a local group developing a national energy policy.
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Letter: Where has John McCain been?
Barack Obama has been talking about the need for a change in Washington from foreign policy to domestic policy. John McCain doesn't seem to have enough to talk about, so now he, too, is talking about change. I wonder where he has been for the last 26 years. Roland Bosch Atwater
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
MUC OKs support for national energy policy effort
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission is supporting the efforts of a fledging nonprofit group that hopes to develop, promote and enact a bipartisan national energy policy. The commission will donate $5,000 to the group known as Citizens Energy Policy. The group intends...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Spicer to adopt city-issued cell phone policy for staff
SPICER -- The Spicer City Council will examine a policy regarding city-issued cell phone use by its employees. Councilman Troy Block of Spicer's Personnel Committee presented the first draft of the policy to the City Council during Wednesday's regular meeting. "This is exactly what...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Improved academic eligibility policy proving effective
NEW LONDON -- A year since its introduction, New London-Spicer High School's heightened academic eligibility policy is living up to its purpose: Improving the academic performance of students competing in athletics and other statewide contests. Introduced during the 2007-08 school...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
Editorial: Ethanol mandates are good policy
There has been a lot of wind and energy pumped out of Denver and St. Paul during the recent Democratic and Republican national conventions. However, whether either party can successfully tap all this wind and energy remains to be seen. Wind, oil and other energy sources have drawn...
September 6, 2008 - 12:00am