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'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
Willmar School Board to have special meeting, workshop Monday
Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
March 24, 2012
Radio for Relief
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 31, 2011
'Prairie Home' sound effects man Keith dies at 64
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Tom Keith, a longtime sound effects man who was the source of creaking doors, clucking chickens and more on "A Prairie...
October 31, 2011 - 2:37pm
May 4, 2011
Letter: Bud Hanson will be missed
Radio personality Bud Hanson passed away this past Friday. He will truly be missed. His rich baritone voice was heard over KWLM for more than 40 years. He always gave confidence to his guests and made them feel so at ease. Working with him for 17 years, I experienced the great support...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 18, 2010
'Golden Age of Radio' a perfect fit for talented duo
Back in the day when Bing Crosby began crooning, the Lone Ranger began galloping, and Whoopee John began oompahing, it was all radio. Radio...
November 18, 2010 - 8:00am
May 25, 2010
No relief for counties seeking equal treatment on sales tax for ARMER
WILLMAR -- Like the little brother who sometimes gets the short shrift, Kandiyohi and Meeker counties were once again left out of the cliche of counties that are exempt from paying sales tax on equipment needed for their new 800 MHz emergency radio systems. "It's disappointing,"...
May 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 8, 2010
Counties seek sales tax exemption for their radio equipment purchases
LITCHFIELD -- Kandiyohi County and Meeker County officials are in St.
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2009
Meeker County Board of Commissioners approves budget and levy for next year
LITCHFIELD -- The Meeker County Board of Commissioners gave final approval this week to a $25.4 million budget. The 2010 budget is a decrease of 1.6 percent from last year. The $408,541 in savings comes from having at least five fewer full-time equivalent positions. Employees made...
December 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 14, 2009
Letter: A holiday sense of humor
The people who run radio station KDJS at Willmar must have a wonderful sense of humor. The ad announcing their Christmas music format and combining it with the assurance that listeners will still be able to hear the dulcet tones of Rush Limbaugh's voice struck me as the most hilarious...
December 14, 2009 - 12:00am
November 23, 2009
Meeker County approves radio plan
LITCHFIELD -- The Meeker County Board of Commissioners ap-proved a participation plan last week for implementing the 800-megahertz radio system that will make the county eligible for grant money. Once the plan is approved by the regional and state board, the county could seek grants...
November 23, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2009
Swift County still plans to join Minn.'s emergency radio system
BENSON -- Swift County is continuing to move forward with plans to join the state's 800 MHz emergency radio system. At their meeting this week, the county commissioners heard a 1½-hour presentation about the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response system, which is also known...
October 8, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Bachmann embraces conservative talk radio, says birther movement is a non-issue
Rep. Michelle Bachmann appeared on national television Tuesday night on Larry King Live on CNN. Bachmann said that conservative talk radio -...
October 7, 2009 - 12:44pm