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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
State Wrestling: NLS' Austvold, BOLD's Garcia take home gold
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
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 -...
news / nation
October 7, 2009 - 12:44pm
September 12, 2009
Commentary: Rep. Joe Wilson loses it at speech
WASHINGTON -- South Carolina Rep.
opinion / commentary
September 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Juhnke taken aback by gov.'s Farmfest speech
GILFILLAN -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty's call to promote exports and reduce regulatory and tax costs for agriculture, and continue research into renewable...
news / local / region
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Editorial: Bachmann statements are hurting her district
Rep. Michele Bachmann is at it again. She seems determined to earn a new title: Congresswoman Crazy. Bachmann has gone on record this week that she will not fully complete her family's U.S. Census form next year. The 6th District congresswoman is continuing to state her position...
opinion / editorials
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Seifert may be first of many for 2010 governor race
ST. PAUL - Rep. Marty Seifert steps to the microphone late this morning in what many expect to be the first of many announcements related to Republican governor campaigns. Seifert plans to step down as House Republican leader. It is likely that the Marshall lawmaker will tell reporters...
June 3, 2009 - 10:34am
Lawmakers from across region buzz over news of gov.'s plans
WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty's announcement he will not seek a third term didn't really catch area legislators by surprise, but its timing has them buzzing. "It's a reality check for those of us in the Republican party,'' said Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck.
news / local / region
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Anxiety high in Appleton over talk of moving Minnesota inmates
APPLETON -- Anxiety levels are running high in Appleton, where workers at the Prairie Correctional Facility are fearful that a proposal to transfer inmates to the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault will cost them their jobs. "Devastating,'' is how Appleton Mayor Ron Ronning,...
news / region
February 20, 2009 - 4:20pm
June 12, 2008
Juhnke announces re-election bid for 7th term
WILLMAR -- State Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, announced Wednesday the he will seek a seventh term to the Minnesota House of Representatives this fall. Juhnke, who was first elected in 1996, represents District 13B, which includes all but three northern townships in Kandiyohi County. Republicans...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Rep. Juhnke announces his re-election bid
WILLMAR -- State Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, has announced that he will run for re-election in District 13B this fall. Juhnke was first elected to the Minnesota House in 1996 and is the chairman of the Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Committee. The Senate...
June 11, 2008 - 10:00am