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Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
1 dead, 2 treated after apparent CO poisoning during weekend boating excursion
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
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Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
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Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
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'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
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June 6, 2016
Willmar City Council approves residency restrictions for sex offenders
WILLMAR—With very little discussion the Willmar City Council approved an ordinance which restricts where registered sex offenders can live...
June 6, 2016 - 8:42pm
June 3, 2016
Willmar City Council to decide on sex offender housing limits
The Willmar City Council is set to make a decision Monday on whether they will limit where some sex offenders can live within city limits. The current draft of the ordinance says level-three offenders — those deemed most likely to reoffend — would be prohibited from living within...
June 3, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 2, 2016
Willmar City Council seeks public comments on sex offender residency restrictions
The council approved a motion to hold a public hearing June 6 during the city council meeting on the proposed ordinance which would restrict where Level 3 sex offenders and those who committed a sex crime against a minor could live within the city limits. The ordinance would restrict...
May 2, 2016 - 11:40pm
April 6, 2016
Willmar City Council to continue discussing restrictions for sex offenders
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council for now has delayed discussion of an ordinance to restrict where sex offenders could live. The council decided...
April 6, 2016 - 10:52pm
March 23, 2016
Residency ordinance could greatly restrict where registered sex offenders could live in Willmar
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council tabled a proposed city ordinance Monday night that would restrict where registered sexual offenders could live in the city. The ordinance will be brought back to a future Community Development committee meeting. “I’m struggling with this a...
March 23, 2016 - 11:21pm
February 12, 2016
Local group discusses sex offender housing restrictions
WILLMAR — The Willmar Community Development Committee wants to begin looking into the possibility of a city zoning ordinance which would restrict where registered sexual offenders could live within the city. “It comes from concerns from the community,” said Bruce Peterson,...
February 12, 2016 - 11:18pm
December 16, 2014
Litchfield hospital limits visitors due to flu
LITCHFIELD — Meeker Memorial Hospital has implemented visitor restrictions, effective immediately, to help protect patients, staff and the community from the spread of influenza. It is recommended that no children visit hospital patients. No one under 18 is allowed at this time...
December 16, 2014 - 11:14pm
December 7, 2014
Winter road limits increase for central frost zone
ST. PAUL — Winter truck load increases begin today on unrestricted highways in the central frost zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. ehicles will be allowed to operate up to 10 percent over the standard legal maximum loads on unrestricted highways during...
December 7, 2014 - 9:28pm
May 9, 2013
Kandiyohi County spring road weight restrictions to be lifted
WILLMAR – Spring road weight restrictions will be lifted Friday for the southern part of Kandiyohi County and on Monday for the northern section. According to the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department, starting after midnight tonight weight restriction will be removed for...
May 9, 2013 - 11:44am
April 10, 2012
Spring road restricts end tomorrow in Kandiyohi County, MN
WILLMAR -- Spring load restrictions end at midnight tonight on Kandiyohi County roads. According to the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department the spring weight road restrictions will expire at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. Counties usually impose load restrictions on roads during the...
April 10, 2012 - 12:47pm
March 29, 2012
Load restrictions in effect until Tuesday in west central Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Spring truck weight restrictions will be in effect until April 3 in west central Minnesota counties. Ending dates for spring load restrictions are determined by monitoring roadway strength as weather conditions change, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Spring...
March 29, 2012 - 12:00am
March 3, 2012
Spring road restrictions begin Tuesday in Kandiyohi County, Willmar
WILLMAR -- Spring road restrictions begin Tuesday in Kandiyohi County and the city of Willmar. The Willmar city engineer's office said the restrictions in the city limits will likely remain in effect until early May. The seasonal road restrictions protect roads during the spring...
March 3, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Spring road restrictions begin Tuesday in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR - Spring road restrictions begin Tuesday in Kandiyohi County and the city of Willmar. The Willmar city engineer's office announced today the restrictions in the city limits will likely remain in effect until early May. The seasonal road restrictions protect roads during...
March 2, 2012 - 1:35pm
March 10, 2011
Spring road restrictions begin Monday
WILLMAR -- The City of Willmar announces spring road restrictions will take effect in the city beginning Monday.
March 10, 2011 - 11:55am
July 15, 2010
American Opinion: On ruling protects gun rights, restrictions
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: From The Associated Press On ruling protects gun rights, restrictions: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in McDonald v. Chicago, applying the Second Amendment to the states ... proclaimed it for all the states. The...
July 15, 2010 - 12:00am