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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 27, 2016
Jacobs: Goldfinches lead cavalcade of winter bird species
Not many species become "bird of the week" twice in one year, but the American goldfinch is a changeling, and so it earns the dual designation....
November 27, 2016 - 1:28pm
November 14, 2016
Iowa community's plunge into whitewater pays off; Granite Falls may take a page out of their playbook
GRANITE FALLS — The answer to whether Granite Falls can turn the Minnesota River into a destination whitewater park might be found 255...
November 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON—It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
May 15, 2016
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
Sunrise often marks the transitory time of predatory gamefish in Minnesota. When walleyes, which are primarily nocturnal move away from the light...
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 3, 2016
Open house on Kandiyohi County trail plan to be May 11
NEW LONDON — An open house will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 11 at the New London Senior Center to share information and obtain public input...
May 3, 2016 - 9:21pm
February 18, 2016
On the rink at Garfield Park
WILLMAR - The Garfield rink on 8th Street in Southwest drew a crowd late Wednesday afternoon. The temperature was a mild 30 degrees with the...
February 18, 2016 - 6:39am
January 10, 2016
Willmar pursues funds for trail
WILLMAR — With the goal in mind to connect all of the trails in the Willmar City Trail system together, the City of Willmar will submit an application for $80,000 in Transportation Alternatives Program funds. “The idea is to close all the gaps in the system. We’re whittling...
January 10, 2016 - 11:22pm
January 6, 2016
Thick ice beckons fishermen
Gary Guenther shovels snow around the base of a portable shelter Tuesday on Foot Lake off Robbins Island. He and Rick Klavetter, both of Willmar,...
January 6, 2016 - 12:01am
December 29, 2015
Sales begin to pile up as the snow falls
WILLMAR — While Willmar mostly avoided the latest snowstorm to hit Minnesota, what is on the ground is causing area businesses who deal in...
December 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
Fall paddling on the Mississippi
Canoers paddle down the Mississippi River in Brainerd recently. (STEVE KOHNS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
September 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
April 6, 2015
Farm purchased by grassroots organization eventually will be sold to Sibley State Park
NEW LONDON — A 155-acre stretch of rolling grassland alongside U.S. Highway 71 near New London has been purchased by a grassroots organization...
April 6, 2015 - 12:08am
March 23, 2015
Logan Blumhoefer, 16, of Willmar, rides an all-terrain vehicle Monday along Kandiyohi County Road 5 north of Willmar. The snow probably won’t...
March 23, 2015 - 11:31pm
November 27, 2014
Renville County launches study of OHV park that some neighbors oppose
OLIVIA — The opposing views were clear Tuesday as an effort was launched to develop an off-highway vehicle park in the Minnesota River Valley. “There...
November 27, 2014 - 11:11pm
September 28, 2014
DNR says zebra mussels discovered in metro’s White Bear Lake, Lake Waconia
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Invasive zebra mussels have been found in White Bear Lake, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday.
September 28, 2014 - 11:33pm
September 16, 2014
Freedom for Freeman
LeAnne Freeman greets Judy Johnson, right, and retired City of Willmar Parks and Recreation Director Dale Johnson, who hired her 24 years ago...
September 16, 2014 - 11:30pm