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No chickens in Atwater and no discipline for police chief
New machine brings efficiency and safety to unloading coal in Willmar
From Twitter to the table
School district approves 14 percent levy drop
Speaker urges ag to engage
MLB playoffs: Giants blank Pirates in NL wild card game
Prep football: Willmar Week 6 preview
College volleyball: Warriors survive against Cyclones
College football: Gophers’ Cobb on pace for a historic season
Vikings’ rookies stepping up and leading the way
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Clarice Lorraine Knigge
Robert D. Goris
Anton "Tony" C. Werlinger
Bui — Johnson
Caldwell — Gustafson
Lund — Willenbring
Tonsfeldt — Burks
Rosenquist — Barber
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
Midwest Opinion: Salute your Constitution
Midwest Opinion: Unofficially, summer is still with us.
May 23, 2009
Native critters, plants depend on work of prescribed burns
SUNBURG -- Bill Clausen devoted most of his 25 year career with the U.S. Forest Service to fighting fires. ''I've been just about everywhere,'' said Clausen of years that included lots of adrenalin-pumping moments. Once, he and his fellow fire fighters survived a California conflagration...
outdoors / local / region
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Fire in the sky
news / local / region
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Fargo CNH plant facing temporary layoffs
FARGO - The president of a local machinists union says Case-New Holland - Fargo's largest manufacturing employer - is planning temporary layoffs during the next four months. But when contacted Thursday by The Forum, plant manager Erik Olson said he had no idea about such reports...
news / nation / business
December 19, 2008 - 6:00am
December 4, 2008
Christmas musical opens tonight at The Barn
The Barn Theatre presents "A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol" at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday, and Dec. 11-13 and 18-20. There will be 2:30...
news / local
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Ridgewater instructor's play debuts on campus stage
The world premiere of "Crimson Lake" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar. It was written by Minnesota playwright and Ridgewater College faculty member Jayme McGhan, and will be presented with Ridgewater students comprising the...
news / local / Ridgewater / college
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
"Beauty and the Beast' opens at high school
"Beauty and the Beast" opens at 7 p.m. today at the Willmar Senior High School. The production will run through Sunday, with 7 p.m. performances today through Saturday and matinee performances at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. at the high school theater. Tickets, $6 for adults and $3...
news / local / region
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 20, 2008
Bushmills to use, discharge less water
ATWATER -- A relatively straightforward air-permitting procedure, started in April of 2006 to allow Bushmills Ethanol to expand its production, has turned into a lengthy and expensive venture for the Atwater business. "It's a long, convoluted process," said Erik Osmon, a bit wearily,...
news / business
September 20, 2008 - 12:00am