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Willmar utility warns about phone scam
20-year-old man faces assault charges
Spicer OKs 2 a.m. license for Zorbaz
Bremer Foundation donates $100K to YMCA
Wolves knock off Portland
Twins send Doumit to Braves
Willmar notebook: All-day skaters brought Willmar glory
Vikings chuck Freeman audition in favor of competing with Cassel
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
January Business2Business: Meet the 5 Under 40 winners
FedEx posts higher second-quarter profit
Heather Thompson uses her talents, experiences to help others
Zack Liebl: As a part of the community, he wants to make a difference wherever he can
Kari Hickman rises to the challenge without sweating the small stuff
Radig — Syverson
Kirtz — Trelstad
Janssen — Eklund
Schroeder — Wachter
Enter our Ugly Sweater Contest
George J. Fuchs
Leland D Larson
Mable E. Andresen@13@@10@
Letter: Willmar should redefine city administrator’s role
Letter: Facts vs. lies about Israel
Commentary: A 90th birthday is a day to celebrate a lot of living
Letter: The echo chamber of opinion
Letter: Ella Avenue needs guard rails
October 31, 2012
Sawatzky building trust
WILLMAR -- Minnesota needs to work together again, says Mary Sawatzky, 51, of Willmar, the DFL-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 17B. She said voters want an end to partisanship and are looking for a candidate who can hear and represent their...
news / local / state
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2011
Melin sworn in, takes Minnesota House seat
HIBBING, Minn. (AP) -- The newest member of the Minnesota House is officially taking her seat. Democratic Rep.-elect Carly Melin was due Tuesday to be sworn in for a district representing many Iron Range towns. A judge from the area was to administer the oath at Hibbing City Hall. Melin,...
news / state
February 22, 2011 - 9:38am
October 16, 2010
District 13B: Juhnke touts steady hand, experience
WILLMAR -- Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, is seeking his eighth term in the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 13B, which includes all of Kandiyohi County. "I believe in good government and want to be involved," he said. "I see the glass as half-full. I want to work, get...
news / local
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
District 13B: Vogel says time for new perspectives
WILLMAR -- Bruce Vogel is running for the Minnesota House of Representatives seat in District 13B because he is concerned about the direction that the state and the country are headed, down the road of budget deficits. "We need a change," he said. "We need to get some new perspectives." Vogel,...
news / local
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 2, 2010
Vogel endorsed for House 13B race against Juhnke
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Republicans on Saturday endorsed Willmar businessman Bruce Vogel for the District 13B House of Representatives seat. Vogel will attempt to unseat Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Wilmar, who is seeking his eighth term in office. Vogel earned the unanimous support...
news / local
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
At legislative preview in Benson, mixed approach to deficit favored; racino, stadium get little support
BENSON -- A budget deficit of $1.2 billion, the bonding bill and an expected tug-of-war between the two parties over taxes are sure to be the...
news / region / state
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2009
Gatz announces bid for House District 20A seat
GRANITE FALLS -- Michelle Gatz, veteran's affairs and emergency management director in Yellow Medicine County, has announced her candidacy for state representative in District 20B. Gatz is seeking the endorsement of the Republican Party. The seat is currently held by Lyle Koenen,...
news / region
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Anderson wins open 13A seat, keeps district in GOP's hands; Shuck fails in fourth effort
Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, was the apparent winner Tuesday in the 13A House of Representatives race. With 94 percent of the votes reported, Anderson, 57, was ahead of Bruce Shuck, DFL-Sunburg, by 10,897 to 7,825 votes. The winner will fill the seat previously held by Rep. Bud Heidgerken,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Shuck says he will 'hit the ground running' if he's elected
SUNBURG -- Bruce Shuck knows where the back roads and the churches are in District 13A, which sprawls across Pope, western Stearns and northern Kandiyohi counties. This is the fourth year that Shuck has traveled those roads to shake hands with voters and to attend numerous church...
state / local
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Forums set Tuesday for Kandiyohi County Board, 13B candidates
WILLMAR -- Candidates for the House of Representatives District 13B race will participate in a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sponsored by the Willmar Area League of Women Voters and Heartland Community Action Agency, the one-hour forum will be held in the Willmar City Council Chambers,...
local / community
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am