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Mayor's budget includes increase in Willmar tax levy
Granite Falls Hospital to establish clinic next year
Judge rejects Huber's bid to dismiss murder charges
Records published Sept. 1
Families apologize after more sex abuse details surface against dead Minnesota teacher, spouse
Ridgewater volleyball team rolls to 5-0
Indians complete sweep of Twins
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Nicholas J. Walter, Jr.
Alan G. Person
M. Keith Straight
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Cartoon by Ken Catalino for Sept. 1
Thomas: Trump wants an oath to America
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich for Sept. 1
Dionne: Do Trump's white men really want problems fixed?
Will: A 'slush fund' by any other name
Highway 23 passing lane projects to get underway
RAYMOND — “Nothing worse than being behind a train of cars,’’ Brian Neal said. It was his way of saying he hopes the passing lanes to...
June 1, 2016 - 11:23pm
May 25, 2016
Roadwork abounds this summer
WILLMAR — The season of orange cones, traffic delays and detours is here. With construction underway in earnest, motorists can expect to deal...
May 25, 2016 - 11:54pm
May 17, 2016
Willmar City Council approves street project assessments
WILLMAR — The assessment roll for this year’s street improvements was approved Monday by the Willmar City Council, along with awarding of contracts for the projects. The estimated cost for the four projects is $2,622,493, with $882,993 coming from property assessments. “Unfortunately,...
May 17, 2016 - 10:04pm
May 10, 2016
U.S. infrastructure short $1.44 trillion through 2025
America will fall $1.44 trillion short of what it needs to spend on infrastructure through the next decade, a gap that could strip 2.5 million...
May 10, 2016 - 11:19pm
April 30, 2016
With talks set to begin, Minn. lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may become...
April 30, 2016 - 12:54am
Construction begins Monday on 15th Avenue Northwest in Willmar
WILLMAR — Construction will begin Monday on 15th Avenue Northwest, also known as Kandiyohi County Road 24 or College Road, from County Road 41 to Westwood Court. The city of Willmar project includes the installation of underground sewer in the roadway and ditch areas of the road....
April 30, 2016 - 12:35am
Road construction and detour start Monday on Kandiohi County Road 40
WILLMAR — Road work is scheduled to start Monday on Kandiyohi County Road 40 east of New London. The project involves a stretch of road from 0.09 mile east of Minnesota Highway 23 to 0.12 mile east of County Road 4. Work will consist of grading, culvert replacements, gravel base...
April 30, 2016 - 12:33am
April 19, 2016
Watson Tree gets one week reprieve
WATSON — Kylene Olson and supporters of the Watson Mile Tree won a one-week reprieve in their effort save it. The Minnesota Department of Transportation...
April 19, 2016 - 7:50am
April 15, 2016
West Central Minnesota Road construction projects
Projects for 2016 in Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 (Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray,...
April 15, 2016 - 8:01am
April 14, 2016
As local road projects begin, funding questions are ample
ST. PAUL — Road construction season is starting early in Minnesota this year and, no different than in recent years, without the funds needed...
April 14, 2016 - 11:37pm
As area road projects begin, funding concerns grow
WILLMAR — It took them two days to travel all of the county roads in Renville County, but the County Board of Commissioners needed less than...
April 14, 2016 - 11:31pm
April 12, 2016
Spring road restrictions end Friday
WILLMAR — The spring road restrictions in Kandiyohi County end Friday. Kandiyohi County Public Works Director Mel Odens issued the announcement this week that the weight restrictions that had been in place to protect roads during the spring thaw will be lifted at 12:01 a.m. Friday....
April 12, 2016 - 8:14pm
April 11, 2016
Summer street work will relocate Spicer’s July 4 holiday activities
SPICER — A major street and utility project in downtown Spicer this summer will affect the town’s popular July Fourth activities, including...
April 11, 2016 - 12:05am
April 9, 2016
MnDOT plans to fell Watson’s Mile Tree
WATSON — An iconic symbol of a small western Minnesota community is once again under threat of being felled by the axe. And, its longtime...
April 9, 2016 - 12:14am
April 8, 2016
Editorial: County Board is looking to fix highway funding issue
The Kandiyohi County Board is continuing its consideration of a local option sales tax to help adequately fund transportation projects within...
April 8, 2016 - 8:45am