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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Alveda B. Myhre
Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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March 7, 2016
Longtime Willmar jeweler calls it a career ... sort of
WILLMAR — Now that he has closed a business that had been a part of Willmar’s retail community for 50 years, Roger Setterberg is ready to...
March 7, 2016 - 11:49pm
February 21, 2016
Lake Lillian native to retire after 26 years as conservation officer
SAINT PAUL — An interest in the outdoors and law enforcement at an early age led Dean Olson to his dream job as a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “I remember when I was in high school a guidance counselor advised me not to continue my...
February 21, 2016 - 11:23pm
July 27, 2015
Economic development commission director for Willmar, Kandiyohi County retires after 11 years
WILLMAR — Steve Renquist doesn’t give up easily. Even on the verge of retirement, he’s still thinking about the economic development projects...
July 27, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 26, 2015
Kjergaard retires after 38 years in education
WILLMAR — Nearing the end of a 38-year career in education, Willmar Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard said he hoped people would remember him...
June 26, 2015 - 11:23pm
February 4, 2015
Kjergaard ‘was just ready’ to retire after 38 years in education
WILLMAR — For Jerry Kjergaard, 38 years in education seemed to be long enough. Kjergaard, superintendent of Willmar Public Schools, announced his retirement this week. His last day will be June 30. Kjergaard said his wife Jan is retiring this year, too, and “it seemed like a...
February 4, 2015 - 11:16pm
November 18, 2014
Gary Danielson is retiring after 32 years; retirement open house is Thursday
WILLMAR –– After 32 years of scrutinizing every pothole and bumpy ride in Kandiyohi County, Gary Danielson said he’s looking forward to...
November 18, 2014 - 10:57pm
September 28, 2012
40-year career comes to an end for Willmar, Minn., wastewater treatment worker
WILLMAR -- After 40 years of working in the wastewater treatment field, Les Lange really knows his stuff. Fellow workers say Lange's wide knowledge,...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Modderman attends his last Kandiyohi County Board meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR -- After working 40 years in the Kandiyohi County Auditor's office -- 25 of those as the elected auditor/treasurer -- Sam Modderman attended...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Modderman attends last Kandiyohi County board meeting as auditor
WILLMAR - After working 40 years in the Kandiyohi County Auditor's office - 25 of those as the elected auditor/treasurer - Sam Modderman attended his last county board meeting today. Modderman, 68, is retiring April 27. Modderman thanked the Commissioners, his staff and the voters...
April 17, 2012 - 2:47pm
December 14, 2010
No contract settlements in Swift County
BENSON -- Contract negotiations are continuing in Swift County between union employees and the county commissioners. So far there's been no agreements reached with any of the unions representing county employees. The county is currently offering a "slight increase" in salaries in...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
North Dakota to retire Fighting Sioux nickname, logo
April 9, 2010 - 11:00am