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Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
Milan dedicates new Liberty Bell
Video: Moving history down the road
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Harris P. Hinderaker
William "Bill" Bradford
William R. Heitke
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Klinger: Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Willmar dog park anniversary celebration cancelled due to high number of mosquitoes
June 29, 2016
Willmar Public Schools’ summer program reaches hundreds of students
WILLMAR -- For more than 500 students in Willmar Public Schools, June has been filled with math, science, reading and other activities. The school...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
November 8, 2015
Veterans Day events include exhibit, program, care packages
WILLMAR — The annual Veterans Day display of military items from the Civil War through the present will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov....
November 8, 2015 - 11:29pm
September 24, 2015
Minnesota sex offender program in standoff
ST. PAUL — Instead of offering remedies for the shortcomings of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, as ordered by a federal judge, state officials this week issued a 33-page document decrying the opposing side’s proposals and questioning the court’s power to enforce changes. U.S....
September 24, 2015 - 11:28pm
July 22, 2015
Video: Program offers a taste of police work
WILLMAR — During the past several months that the Willmar Police Explorer program has been underway, participants have experienced various...
July 22, 2015 - 4:33pm
June 25, 2015
Vision 20/40: Leadership graduates inaugural class
WILLMAR — Vision 20/40: Leadership celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of 2015 on June 12 at the Life Science Auditorium on the MinnWest Technology Campus. The celebration honored 26 individuals from throughout the Willmar lakes area who completed the program. Vision...
June 25, 2015 - 11:17pm
Willmar Planning Commission OKs permit for transitional housing program for men
WILLMAR — The Willmar Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for LifeRight Outreach of Alexandria, a non-profit organization that plans to operate a faith-based, drug-free and alcohol-free transitional residential housing program for men in a former north side...
April 25, 2014 - 11:00pm
July 11, 2013
Sibley State Park offers archery program for beginners
NEW LONDON -- One of the newest outdoor activities being taught at Minnesota state parks is archery. Last year, Sibley State Park in New London...
July 11, 2013 - 11:41pm
June 24, 2013
Program teaches youth about gardening
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County 4-H and the Willmar Public Library have partnered again this summer to teach Willmar area youths about science through...
June 24, 2013 - 11:09pm
July 27, 2012
USDA authorizes emergency haying of CRP Acres for Minnesota counties
ST. PAUL -- USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Linda Hennen has announced that in response to drought conditions, FSA has authorized emergency haying use of Conservation Reserve Program acres for 70 Minnesota counties. Seventy counties are approved for emergency CRP...
July 27, 2012 - 9:43am
November 30, 2011
Ridgewater announces closure of computer art and publishing program
WILLMAR - Ridgewater College has announced the closure of its computer art and publishing program. The program will close at the end of this school year, and second-year students will be able to graduate in the spring. The school is helping first-year students explore their options...
November 30, 2011 - 11:49am
July 7, 2011
Stories from India
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
May 2, 2011
Local organization merges its small lending library into Willmar Public Library collection
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Public Library will soon add to its collection of materials for families living with special needs children or in need...
May 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 11, 2010
Luverne radiology program steady while others flounder
WORTHINGTON -- It is not yet clear how the recent closure of a small radiologic technology program in Willmar will affect Minnesota West's Luverne program. Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar announced last month it would discontinue its long-standing program to train radiologic technologists. According...
October 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 17, 2010
Democrat says GOP workers' presence is intimidating voters
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton says Republican workers who videotape almost his every move are getting so close that they intimidate voters trying to talk to the DFL governor candidate.
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
ACMC pilot project aims to increase local capacity for supporting the emotional health of children
Even the littlest patients need attention to their emotional health. A new initiative at Affiliated Community Medical Centers is incorporating...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am