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Easy winter means more money for county work
USDA expects more soybeans, small-market crops to be planted this spring
Former Willmar mayor Richard Hoglund dies
Tot dies weeks after falling through ice
State job vacancies soar to highest level since 2001
Tom Powers: Vikings’ draft options remain wide open
Area golf courses in full swing
NHL: Wild determined to not slow down
MLB: For Twins’ Milone, it’s a start
College softball: Ridgewater splits twin bill
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Irene M. Hertling
Richard "Dick" Hoglund
Larry G. Woltjer
Post — Veldkamp
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Letter: Transportation plan's workable
Commentary: Privacy vs. security: how the debate changes
Letter: His vote hurt tipped employees
Commentary: White House hypocrisy on Israel in the Middle East
February 17, 2015
Legislators move to keep electronic communications private
ST. PAUL — Legislators from both major parties want to amend the state Constitution to keep electronic communications private, much as already is required for paper documents. “In today’s world, every intimate detail of our lives exists in a digital format,” Sen. Branden...
news / state
February 17, 2015 - 8:00am
September 18, 2013
Walgreen shifting employees to private healthcare exchanges
(Reuters) - Walgreen Co is moving 120,000 employees to a private health insurance exchange from coverage provided directly from carriers, the...
September 18, 2013 - 8:00am
July 15, 2011
Cartoon by Mike Thompson
opinion / cartoons
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
Editorial: Christianson proposal is simply bad public policy
City Councilman Ron Christianson's suggestion Monday that the city of Willmar cease publishing public notices in its official newspaper and replace them with other methods was ill-advised for open government purposes but also is not legal under Minnesota law. Once again, Christianson...
opinion / editorials / business
January 15, 2011 - 9:55am
October 14, 2010
Communties plan to gather along Pfc. Ryane Clark's processional route
The communities of New London, Spicer and Willmar are preparing to welcome home Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, who was killed Oct. 4 in Afghanistan. People are planning to line much of the route along the procession route from Willmar to New London. New London citizens are planning to line...
news / local
October 14, 2010 - 10:43am
January 7, 2010
Private dancer's complaint leads to DUI arrest at Fargo truckstop
FARGO, N.D. - Police responding to a complaint by a private dancer who said she wasn't allowed to leave after performing in a semi truck ended up arresting the trucker on suspicion of DUI and open container. The trucker at the Flying J Travel Plaza in south Fargo paid for the dance...
news / nation
January 7, 2010 - 1:49pm
October 3, 2009
Prairie Correctional plans to lay off 120
APPLETON -- Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton is cutting its workforce by more than half in response to declining inmate numbers. The facility notified 120 workers Friday that they would be laid off effective Dec. 1. It will leave a working staff of 110, according to Warden...
news / region
October 3, 2009 - 12:00am
June 12, 2009
Editorial: Business is better at E-Verify than Gov.
Eighteen months ago, Gov.
opinion / editorials / business
June 12, 2009 - 12:00am