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Passport services return to Willmar after a 3.5-year hiatus
Utilities work continues in Kandiyohi
Willmar wind turbines will be stopped periodically for repairs
Willmar and Kandiyohi County reinstate canine law enforcement
Keeping the vision alive
Prep volleyball: Grussing shows up, Cards’ playoffs begin
Prep football roundup: Jaguars edge HBC 21-20
World Series: Giants get to Shields to take Game 1
Prep football: Montevideo falls in Section 6AAA
Prep football: Cards over and out
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Women in business section out now
Ruby V. Tjernagel
Roland 'Stub' Johnson
Patricia Ann Paananen
Hund — Hagemeyer
Drange — Sparks
Muench — Johnson
Juris — Dean
Enter your photo in our Signs of Fall contest
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
Editorial: Deserved honors for helping people
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
April 3, 2013
Belgrade, Minn., Meats and Pastures a Plenty issue voluntary recall
BELGRADE — Belgrade Meats and Pastures a Plenty have issued a voluntary recall on uncured smoked breakfast links, uncured wieners, uncured smoked brat links, and pepper sticks after routine product sampling by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture discovered some of the products...
news / region
April 3, 2013 - 11:48pm
West central Minn. companies issue voluntary recall of meat products; no illness reported
BELGRADE -- Belgrade Meats and Pastures a Plenty have issued a voluntary recall on uncured smoked breakfast links, uncured wieners, uncured smoked brat links, and pepper sticks after routine product sampling by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture discovered some of the products...
news / region
April 3, 2013 - 7:12pm
January 9, 2013
Recall issued for 327 Polaris vehicles
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday issued a recall for about 327 Polaris off-highway vehicles, because of a defect that could possibly cause a crash. The commission said on its website that the throttle on the 2013 Polaris Ranger 400 vehicles could...
news / nation
January 9, 2013 - 2:55pm
August 5, 2011
Jennie-O turkey not part of current recall
WILLMAR -- Jennie-O Turkey Store is not involved in the recall this week of 36 million pounds of ground turkey. Minnesota-based Cargill is the producer of the ground turkey, which has been recalled after a drug-resistant strain of salmonella killed one person and sickened at least...
news / business
August 5, 2011 - 8:00am
USDA proposes delay in meat sales to prevent product recalls
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is aiming to prevent meat recalls by withholding meat and poultry products from grocery store shelves until government testing is complete. The Agriculture Department proposed rules today that would force companies to delay shipments to consumers...
news / nation
April 5, 2011 - 1:56pm
April 3, 2011
Jennie-O Turkey Store recalls about 55,000 pounds of frozen turkey burgers
Jennie-O Turkey Store of Willmar is recalling nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burgers that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S.
news / local / business
April 3, 2011 - 10:22am
August 28, 2010
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez
opinion / cartoons
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
August 23, 2010
FDA commissioner says agency needs more authority
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Monday her agency is taking the massive egg recall "very, very seriously," but needs more enforcement powers. Appearing on morning news shows, Margaret Hamburg urged passage of legislation pending in Congress that...
news / nation
August 23, 2010 - 8:35am
August 16, 2010
7 Minnesotans sickened in salmonella outbreak linked to eggs
Illnesses in at least seven people in Minnesota are connected with a multi-state recall of eggs from an Iowa producer due to contamination with salmonella, state health officials said today. The salmonella enteriditis cases were identified in two restaurant outbreaks in May and July,...
August 16, 2010 - 5:19pm
February 24, 2010
Arctic Cat recalls 1,300 snowmobiles for fuel pump leak
A potential fire hazard is prompting a voluntary recall of 1,300 Arctic Cat snowmobiles. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fuel can leak from the fuel pump at the fuel tank mounting screws, posing a fire hazard. Registered owners should have received a letter...
news / business / state
February 24, 2010 - 12:47pm
February 16, 2010
Toyota to idle 2 US assembly plants amid recalls
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Toyota said today it plans to idle production temporarily at assembly plants in Texas and Kentucky while it grapples with massive recalls in the United States. Toyota spokesman Mike Goss said a plant in San Antonio, Texas, has scheduled production breaks for the...
business / news / nation
February 16, 2010 - 10:38am
February 11, 2009
Stevens Co. commissioner subject of recall effort over jail project
MORRIS - A group of Stevens County residents frustrated by their inability to get three commissioners to delay a building and renovation project apparently will attempt to stall the process themselves, and attempt to recall one of the commissioners. The group is initiating a recall...
news / region
February 11, 2009 - 9:00am