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How MN, ND members of Congress reacted to forecast on health care bill
'I was the one ... beating him up with the hammer,' murder suspect told Fargo police
Prosecutors charge 21 more in alleged Thai sex trafficking operation
Judge sets deadline for trial in UMD suit
Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using rather unconventional piece of bait
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
April 11, 2017
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
MITCHELL, S.D.—In about one week, the price of soybeans has fallen by more than 20 cents per bushel, and one South Dakota farmer blames...
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
March 2, 2017
Kandiyohi County permits to carry nearly doubled in 2016
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County issued nearly twice as many permits to carry handguns in 2016 than in 2015, according to new data released Wednesday...
March 2, 2017 - 10:19am
March 30, 2015
Best guess: Key March 31 USDA report generates even more interest
One of the most anticipated and influential annual reports in U.S. agriculture could be even more important than usual this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s widely watched Prospective Plantings — USDA’s best guess of what American farmers will plant this spring —...
March 30, 2015 - 11:22pm
January 27, 2014
Commission receives 2013 report on the reliability of the city utility
WILLMAR — An annual report shows Willmar Municipal Utilities continues to provide reliable electric service to the city’s more than 9,200 customers. Wesley Hompe, utility general manager, said the average service availability index, which is a ratio of the number of available...
January 27, 2014 - 11:11pm
December 11, 2013
Where kids live affects how much healthcare they get: Report
NEW YORK — Children in Lebanon, New Hampshire, are more than twice as likely to have their tonsils removed as those in Bangor, Maine. Kids in Lewiston, Maine, are 50 percent more likely to have a CT scan of their head than are kids in Portland, Maine, or Lebanon and Burlington,...
December 11, 2013 - 11:01pm
May 18, 2013
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
The preliminary report of the city of Willmar Organization Review provides an embarrassing image of this city, its government and the community’s...
May 18, 2013 - 6:04am
January 10, 2013
Preparation of 2013 street work report ordered by Willmar, Minn., City Council
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council has ordered the engineering department to prepare the 2013 street construction, repair and improvement report. The list of proposed projects includes reconstructing 1.47 miles of streets, overlaying 1.05 miles of streets and constructing 0.67 of...
January 10, 2013 - 10:59pm
December 12, 2012
Bipartisan health reform committee to release report today
WILLMAR — Organizers of a citizen engagement effort are waiting to see how much of the public’s perspective is reflected in a final report on recommendations for health care reform, being released today by Gov. Mark Dayton’s Minnesota Health Care Reform Task Force. Input from...
December 12, 2012 - 11:16pm
June 13, 2012
State releases traffic fatality report, 368 killed in 2011 on MN roads
ST. PAUL -- The 368 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads in 2011 represents a fourth consecutive annual drop in road fatalities and the lowest death count on record since 1944 when 356 people were killed. The deaths include 120 unbelted motorists and 111 alcohol-impaired crash victims....
June 13, 2012 - 1:10pm
January 12, 2012
USDA: MN 2011 corn yield was 156 bushels per acre, beans at 38.5 bushels
WILLMAR -- As expected, USDA's crop production report finds that farmers in Minnesota harvested lower yields for corn and soybeans in 2011. According to the report, which was released this morning, Minnesota averaged 156 bushels of corn per acre in 2011, well behind the 177 bushels...
January 12, 2012 - 9:49am
April 13, 2011
Willmar wins award for financial reporting
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School District has been recognized for the sixth time in the past decade for its financial reporting. The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the district the certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting. Superintendent...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
Panel to get report on sustaining MN water quality
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota House environment committee gets a presentation today on a long-range plan to ensure the Land of 10,000 Lakes has clean, abundant water for generations to come. It's called the Minnesota Water Sustainability Framework and it was prepared for the...
January 5, 2011 - 10:30am
December 11, 2010
A snow report from Minnesota Native Daughter
A snow report from Minnesota Native Daughter on Areavoices.com.
December 11, 2010 - 10:34am
December 3, 2010
Dec. 3 snow report on MnNativeDaughter.areavoices.com
A Dec. 3 snow report by reporter Jannet Walsh on her blog MnNativeDaughter.areavoices.com.
December 3, 2010 - 3:27pm
November 30, 2010
Highway 12 road report on Tuesday afternoon
A video report on road conditions Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 12 between Murdock and Willmar.
November 30, 2010 - 3:58pm