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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
September 9, 2016
Willmar waives some permit fees for flood repairs from August storm
WILLMAR—Throughout Willmar residents are still drying out from the massive rains that fell in August, with many having expensive home repairs...
September 9, 2016 - 9:36am
April 1, 2016
High-profile transportation projects ahead, so are rough roads
WILLMAR — The upcoming years will see a number of high-profile transportation projects in the area. They include an estimated $1.96 million...
April 1, 2016 - 10:40am
June 17, 2015
Small hole creates big water loss for Green Lake Sanitary Sewer and Water District
SPICER — A dime-sized hole in a slender copper pipe could be the culprit in a 1.4 million-gallon loss of drinking water every month in the...
June 17, 2015 - 11:36pm
April 6, 2015
Jeff Mills keeps wheels turning at Bicycles and Beyond
MONTEVIDEO — A mechanical aptitude can take you a long way in life. It can also bring you back home again. That’s the case for Jeff Mills,...
April 6, 2015 - 11:15pm
April 18, 2014
Master plan outlines upgrades to extend life of City Auditorium
WILLMAR — The 26-page master plan developed by Engan Associates of Willmar for the historic City Auditorium identifies upgrades to extend the life of and expand the use of the building. The entire plan may be viewed here. Engan Associates studied the building’s condition, developed...
April 18, 2014 - 5:00am
New master plan addresses maintenance, repair issues at historic Willmar City Auditorium
WILLMAR — The well-constructed City Auditorium, built by the Works Progress Administration between 1936 and 1937 in downtown Willmar, is listed...
April 18, 2014 - 5:00am
April 10, 2014
April 10, 2014 - 7:00am
September 15, 2013
A serious push to tackle state’s problem bridges
ST. PAUL — Two bridges that, for now, span the Mississippi River side by side are more than just old and new crossings of the heavily traveled Highway 61 in Hastings. They are symbols of an aggressive push in Minnesota to deal with deteriorating bridges after an eye-opening tragedy. The...
September 15, 2013 - 11:18pm
October 31, 2012
Crews verify, check turbine repairs
WILLMAR -- DeWind technicians were in Willmar Tuesday to verify and check repairs made last week to the south wind turbine tower owned by Willmar Municipal Utilities. Utilities General Manager Wesley Hompe said both the south tower and north tower should be back on line by the end...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2012
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 17, 2012
Contractor called to repair water main break in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Quam Construction of Willmar was called by Willmar Municipal Utilities today to repair a break in a 12-inch water main on Fourth Street...
January 17, 2012 - 10:02am
December 13, 2010
Crews to inspect Metrodome this afternoon, estimate repair time
MINNEAPOLIS -- Officials with the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission expect to learn this afternoon how long it will take to get the Metrodome...
December 13, 2010 - 1:08pm
August 28, 2010
Man faces arson charges for fire at his auto shop
WILLMAR -- Raul Antonio Menendez Vega, 33, of Willmar, made his first appearance Thursday on felony arson charges for allegedly attempting to...
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2009
Water main repaired
November 17, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
Railroad crossing work Monday will close Highway 12
WILLMAR -- U.S. Highway 12 west of Willmar will be closed Monday for three days next week and traffic will be detoured for replacement of a railroad crossing, the District 8 Office in Willmar of the Minnesota Department of Transportation announces today. Traffic on Highway 12 will...
August 4, 2009 - 3:52pm