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Worthington woman charged in horses’ deaths appears in court
Remains found in Duluth confirmed as missing woman’s
State’s 511 traveler information updated, improved
Records for April 23
Tornado drills are Thursday, part of weather awareness week
Rocori’s Torborg no-hits Cardinals, but ...
Valley Thursday A.M. Ladies Golf starts tomorrow
Wild’s Cooke to have hearing today
Wolves: Next coach must have ‘clout’ with players
Price bounces back to carry Tampa Bay past Twins
Paul McCartney to play Fargo on July 12 and Minneapolis on August 2
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
Best Western Plus opening marks end of 3rd phase of reconstruction
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
Ruth Patricia Jensen
Burton R. Van Ort
Roland R. Krieger
Pahl — Odens
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Cartoon by Joe Heller
Editorial: It’s time to get weather prepared
Letter: Do we need ‘placemaking’?
Letter: The stigma of mental illness
Midwest Opinion: Wind farm reclamation deserves consideration
August 12, 2010
Iowa restaurant ticketed for toad-licking chef
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa restaurant owner says he'll pay a fine after his head chef was videotaped kissing and licking toads in the kitchen. The Scott County Health Department reviewed the video Wednesday and called in the chef and owner of Osaka in Davenport to issue a $335...
August 12, 2010 - 1:13pm
June 8, 2010
Renovations, deck bring The Oaks to a new level
WILLMAR -- Dave Baker is hoping for big things from the newest improvement at The Oaks at Eagle Creek -- a 1,000-square-foot deck that expands...
business / local / entertainment
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 5, 2010
McMillan's sold to new owners
WILLMAR -- McMillan's Restaurant of Willmar has been sold and will continue operations under the new owners. Ron and Mary Guetter of Willmar completed their purchase of locally-owned restaurant Tuesday. "We plan to continue McMillan's Restaurant with the same menu, service and traditions,"...
news / local / business
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
McMillan's Restaurant of Willmar sold to new owners
McMillan's Restaurant of Willmar has been sold and will continue operations under the new owners. Ron and Mary Guetter of Willmar completed their purchase of the locally owned restaurant Tuesday. "We plan to continue McMillan's Restaurant with the same menu, service and traditions,"...
news / local / business
February 4, 2010 - 11:20am
June 25, 2009
Wendy's closure remains a mystery
WILLMAR -- Nobody seems to know what happened to the old Wendy's on First Street South. "One day the doors were just locked," said Mary Wickersham, an employee of the nearby Thrifty White Drug, who used to head over to the fast-food restaurant for the occasional quick meal. The...
news / local
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 23, 2009
For Spicer trio, the past business failures at the site now home to Blue Sky are simply circumstance
SPICER -- The place is the Bermuda triangle of restaurants. New businesses full of passion and energy go in, only to be inexplicably lost soon afterward. Among the missing: old relics like Shbooms, followed in brief succession by G. Michael's, the Harbor Inn and Game Time Bar and...
business / local
June 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
Are you ready for Super Bowl Sunday?
To be blunt, Super Bowl Sunday is football, TV commercials and a reason to throw a party. In most cases, it doesn't even matter who is playing in the big game. But for some, it's much more than a sporting event or a party.
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Warm up for winter with hearty Hungarian meat soup
In Hungary, it's called husleves (HOOSH-levesh) or "meat soup." A pot of rich broth created by simmering meat and bones, fresh vegetables and...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2008
Willmar country club restaurant gets new name and new owners
WILLMAR -- The restaurant at the Eagle Creek Golf Course and country club has a new owner, and in October will be getting a new name. Dave and Mary Baker, who currently own Melvin's on Green Lake in Spicer, purchased the business Sept. 4 from Mike and Dar Dols. For years the restaurant...
local / business
September 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Montevideo eases rules for businesses to acquire city permit to construct patios for customers who smoke
MONTEVIDEO -- Restaurants and establishments that sell alcohol will have an easier time getting a city permit to construct outdoor decks and patios for their customers after the Montevideo City Council approved a new ordinance at its Monday meeting. The city's previous ordinance...
news / region
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am