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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
State Wrestling: Austvold, Garcia to wrestle for championships
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
November 20, 2014
Target U.S. sales beat expectations; Canada unit faces review due to losses
Target Corp.reported on Wednesday its first increase in U.S. same-store sales in four quarters and a quarterly profit above expectations, but said it would review the future of its loss-making Canadian business after the holiday season.
November 20, 2014 - 7:00am
May 7, 2014
Commentary: In the American drought, fortunes are being made
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This summer, even drinking water may be hard to find in some central California towns. This region is in its third year of drought, among the worst in recorded history. Yet agribusinesses are planting huge new groves of thirsty almond and pistachio trees....
opinion / commentary
May 7, 2014 - 3:00am
February 25, 2014
Home Depot profit tops estimates on cost cuts
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc (HD.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as the world's largest home improvement chain kept a tight lid on costs to offset weak sales.
February 25, 2014 - 7:03am
February 19, 2014
Watch for companies to claim 'Jack Frost ate our profits'
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Sick of hearing Americans complain about the winter weather? Too bad. Because the corporate kvetching has only just begun.
February 19, 2014 - 10:30am
January 21, 2014
Halliburton profit surges 31 percent as drilling booms outside North America
(Reuters) - Halliburton Co (HAL.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) reported a 31 percent rise in quarterly profit as the world's second-largest oilfield services company's push into global markets more than made up for weakness in North America. Income from continuing operations...
January 21, 2014 - 7:14am
July 25, 2013
GM 2Q profit falls nearly 16 percent
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors says second-quarter net income fell 16 percent as slowing international profits and losses in Europe offset strong North American earnings. The company earned $1.26 billion from April through June, or 75 cents per share. That compares with $1.5 billion,...
July 25, 2013 - 6:53am
July 23, 2013
UPS profit falls on shift to lower cost services
DALLAS (AP) -- UPS said Tuesday that second-quarter profit fell 4 percent as customers shifted from premium toward lower-priced shipped serv...
July 23, 2013 - 11:16am
April 24, 2013
Ford's first quarter profit up 15 percent to $1.6b
EARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford Motor Co. reported a better-than-expected $1.6 billion profit in the first quarter as growing demand in the U.S. and China for its new vehicles helped overcome steep losses in Europe and South America. Ford said Wednesday that first-quarter net income rose...
April 24, 2013 - 9:55am
September 10, 2010
Uptick in surgery volume helps fuel profitable month for Rice Hospital
WILLMAR -- An increase in the number of surgeries helped Rice Memorial Hospital end the month of July with a profit, as well as reduce some of the net losses the city-owned hospital has been accumulating since the beginning of the year. Final figures for August won't be ready until...
news / local
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Commentary: Taxing the bankers is only a start
Tax the bankers' profits, tax their bonuses, tax their golf scores. I mean it. Take their windfall, and give it to the taxpayers who bailed them out. Britain and France plan a 50 percent tax on banker bonuses -- coordinated lest their financial bigwigs think of crossing the channel...
opinion / commentary
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
February 14, 2009
Meeker Memorial Hospital reports 21% profit margin in December; Increase in patient volume results in $500K profit
LITCHFIELD -- A recent increase in patient numbers led to a big month for Meeker Memorial Hospital. Mike Schramm, CEO of Meeker Memorial Hospital, reported to the Meeker County Board of Commissioners this week that the county's hospital made almost $500,000 in December -- a feat...
news / region
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am