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September 13, 2013
Willmar Avenue Southwest project to begin Monday
WILLMAR — Construction will begin Monday on the Willmar Avenue Southwest project, city officials have announced. The project will consist of constructing Willmar Avenue Southwest from 22nd Street Southwest to County Road 5 and construction of a new intersection at Industrial...
September 13, 2013 - 11:22pm
September 12, 2013
Grass Lake project ready to move ahead
WILLMAR — A crucial construction phase will begin this fall on the state's largest wetland restoration project. After more than 20 years in the works, a plan to restore the shallow, dry lake bed of Grass Lake, located just south of Willmar, is coming closer to reality. Local...
September 12, 2013 - 12:02am
May 9, 2012
Slowing the Racing Mind blog: A review of 'The Bully Project'
May 9, 2012 - 9:15am
March 10, 2012
Bella Project gearing up to help Willmar, Minn., girls afford the prom
WILLMAR -- Attending a high school prom can be an expensive project. A dress, shoes and accessories add up fast. Hair and nails add another...
March 10, 2012 - 12:00am
December 28, 2011
Utilities Commission rejects further study of proposed solar energy project in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission on Tuesday rejected a motion to study the feasibility of a solar project for Willmar Municipal...
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 6, 2011
State senator tours proposed project at Ridgewater College, Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- State Sen. Michelle Fischbach, R-Paynesville, chairwoman of the Minnesota Senate Higher Education Committee, toured the agriculture and veterinary technician classrooms at Ridgewater College Tuesday morning. Fischbach was in Willmar seeking more information about the $14...
December 6, 2011 - 3:50pm
Phoenix Project aims to put local foods in mainstream markets
MILAN -- The potential to grow the local foods economy in the region from a niche-oriented enterprise to one serving the mainstream is not lost on Carol Ford and Chuck Waibel of Milan. They operate a community supported agriculture venture based on their low-cost greenhouse that...
September 6, 2011 - 12:00am
September 5, 2011
Raised Gardens built at Willmar Community Garden
Ryan Haines, 15, an Eagle Scout from Willmar Pack 432 finishes up work on his Eagle Scout project of building three raised gardens for the community...
September 5, 2011 - 4:07pm
June 13, 2011
Bike ride planned to benefit Safe Avenues children's programming
WILLMAR -- A healthy family bicycle ride seemed to be a fitting way to raise money for kids affected by domestic violence. It brought Willmar...
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Olson Lake making a comeback in west central Minn.
RAYMOND -- Olson Lake is a 124-acre, shallow water lake that was once a waterfowl hunter's Mecca and could be soon again. It's part of a 450-acre...
May 14, 2011 - 8:00am
April 30, 2011
Chippewa River run: Trip offers modern perspective
The Chippewa River was back within its banks but keeping a sprinter's pace when the nine of us slipped two canoes and five kayaks into its current...
April 30, 2011 - 8:01am
December 8, 2010
Turnabout marks milestone
GRANITE FALLS -- Project Turnabout began with resources so meager that its first administrator made an old door and two sawhorses his desk. ...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Community meeting scheduled on Paynesville school project
PAYNESVILLE -- A community meeting to discuss a school facilities project will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Paynesville Area Center. The meeting has been organized by community members who have questions about the process used to develop the project. The Paynesville School...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Former addict urges parents to say 'yes' to talking about drugs with their teens
It's time to say "yes" to our teenage children by opening up and talking about alcohol and other drug use, according to William C.
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
CAPX line expansion on the fast track, YM board told
GRANITE FALLS -- A new and larger power line could be humming with wind-generated electricity through west central Minnesota in 2015. Permits...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am