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DREAM school opens
Feds pass on funding railroad bypass
New London man fails to appear in court
Hexum brothers appear in court
Grove City man awaits sentencing
NFL's Vikings say they erred in light Peterson punishment, to pay him to sit and settle off-field matter
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Twins beat Price, Tigers
Prep football: Jaguars claw way back from the brink
Vikings ban Peterson indefinitely
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Richard "Cheech" McKenna
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
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Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
October 28, 2013
Update: Willmar, Minn. family injured in weekend accident in Swift County
BENSON – Five members of a Willmar family were injured in a two-vehicle accident Saturday west of Kerkhoven, with at least one sustaining critical injuries. According to the Swift County Sheriff’s Department a mini-van driven by Craig Price, 50, of Willmar, collided with a...
news / local
October 28, 2013 - 3:53pm
January 4, 2012
Farm Bureau: Food prices moderate slightly in fourth quarter
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Retail food prices at the supermarket declined slightly during the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the latest American Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 food items that can be used to prepare one or...
January 4, 2012 - 11:46am
July 29, 2010
American Opinion: On the postal rate increase proposal
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On the postal rate increase proposal: A postal price increase is a bad idea at a bad time for newspapers, subscribers and the entire mailing industry. The National Newspaper Association...
opinion / editorials
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 15, 2010
Commentary: The high price of hubris
WASHINGTON -- The story mocks a cliche: As they were leaving the Garden of Eden, Adam said to Eve, "Darling, we live in an age of transition." The first sentence of Barack Obama's letter introducing his new strategic review says Americans have often coped with "moments of transition"...
opinion / commentary
July 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Letter: ACMC: 'We were not involved'
There have been several articles in area papers related to a recent settlement involving the Federal Trade Commission and medical providers in rural southwest Minnesota. As CEO of Affiliated Community Medical Centers, I feel compelled to reassure the public that while we understand...
opinion / letters
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Health care co-op agrees to antitrust settlement with FTC
A group of doctors and hospitals in southwestern Minnesota has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that prohibits anticompetitive tactics the group allegedly used to increase health insurance reimbursement rates. Under a proposed settlement order, the Minnesota...
news / region
June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
U.S. Postal stamp prices to go up 2 cents in May
WASHINGTON -- The post office will get an extra 2-cents worth when you mail a letter starting in May. The U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday that the price of a first-class stamp will rise to 44 cents May 11. That gives plenty of time to stock up on Forever Stamps, which will...
news / nation
February 10, 2009 - 3:00pm
February 3, 2009
Milk prices slashed in half for farmers
It's 11 below zero at 6:15 a.m., and Steve and Amy Combs are just finishing milking their 100-head Holstein dairy herd. As the cows file in...
news / region / local
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Despite low market prices, recycling remains beneficial: Kandiyohi County's recycling program
WILLMAR -- The economic slump has hit the recycling market, with lower prices being paid for products like cardboard, newspaper and aluminum. The bottom dropped out of the market in October following months of high demand and high revenues for recycling programs, like the one operated...
local / news
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am