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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
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
'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
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
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
March 15, 2016
Commentary: White poverty and me
In his continuing effort to pit races and classes against each other, Democratic presidential candidate and socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT)...
March 15, 2016 - 2:00am
March 10, 2016
Kandiyohi County event offers greater insight into lives of the poor
WILLMAR — The assignment was deceptively simple: Spend an hour living in poverty in “Realville.” Participants in a poverty simulation last...
March 10, 2016 - 10:51pm
December 21, 2015
Young mother praises nurse partnership that mentored her in parenting
WILLMAR — In the 2½ years since Lois Peters has known her, Alexis Buehler has grown from being an unsure, pregnant 18-year-old to a confident...
December 21, 2015 - 12:10am
November 19, 2015
More children of color live in poverty than whites in Minnesota
WILLMAR — Minnesota was named the top state in the country for child well-being in July, but that lofty ranking doesn’t tell the full story...
November 19, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 3, 2015
Heartland, Western Community Action agencies to merge in October 2016
WILLMAR — Heartland Community Action of Willmar and Western Community Action of Marshall are moving ahead with a merger. The board of directors for the two Community Action Agencies voted unanimously July 15 to merge the two organizations and set Oct. 1, 2016, as the target date. It...
August 3, 2015 - 12:29am
July 20, 2015
Salvation Army seeks to establish program in Willmar to lift people out of poverty
WILLMAR — The local Salvation Army is trying to establish a program in Willmar that focuses on helping people lift themselves out of poverty.
July 20, 2015 - 12:03am
July 11, 2015
Video: Helping the homeless
Concert-goers listen to The Eagle Lake Gospel Quartet Friday evening, the first of five musical groups to perform in downtown Willmar during...
July 11, 2015 - 12:00am
February 28, 2015
Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
WILLMAR — A chili fest and cook-off early next week will mark the start of the Willmar Area Food Shelf’s annual month-long fundraiser to...
February 28, 2015 - 7:00am
November 25, 2014
Latest issue of Business 2 Business is available online
The November/December issue of Business 2 Business is now avaialble to view on online. This issue focuses on how local businesses support...
November 25, 2014 - 12:54pm
November 20, 2014
One-third of Minnesota kids live in low-income households
WILLMAR — One-third of all Minnesota children live in poor or low-income households, according to a report on child poverty released this fall. Even though economic indicators show that the state's economy has rebounded from the recession, "low income families are recovering...
November 20, 2014 - 11:13pm
November 14, 2014
Nearly 100 families receive free computers in Willmar giveaway
WILLMAR — When she found out her family would be receiving a free computer, Tonya Summerlet sat with her daughters and the tears flowed. The...
November 14, 2014 - 11:28pm