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Renville begins bird flu cleanup
Composting only option for disposal poultry affected by bird flu
ALC grads hurdle obstacles to get their diplomas
Kandiyohi County ranks eighth in state for veteran grant program
Woman dies in high-speed chase in busy holiday traffic
Prep Baseball: KMS advances in 5A-West
Reminder to coaches and statisticians
Update: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Update: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Prep Baseball: Paynesville clips Zimmerman to advance
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Jerome Alford Eliason
Adeline R. Steffens
Dorinda (Schueller) Williams
Florella "Flossie" Tollefson
William "Billy" Benson
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Commentary: Santorum: The return of the GOP's 2012 runner-up
May 12, 2015
Oil companies challenge new oil train safety rules
The oil industry is challenging new federal oil train safety rules. The American Petroleum Institute has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to block some rules that recently were unveiled by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. The filing was no surprise because the trade group...
May 12, 2015 - 10:54pm
October 27, 2014
Minnesota Ebola plan less restrictive
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials will allow people coming from countries affected by Ebola more freedom than controversial rules enacted by some states. The Minnesota rules require quarantines for people who were exposed while treating Ebola patients, even if they themselves do not...
news / state
October 27, 2014 - 11:58pm
October 8, 2014
All major U.S. railroads must report service stats
The top U.S. rail regulator ruled on Wednesday that all Class 1 railroads operating in the United States must provide detailed weekly freight service reports, a decision that cited months of congestion that has hit the grain and power industries particularly hard. Carriers must submit...
news / nation
October 8, 2014 - 11:20pm
May 3, 2014
Commentary: Rules can save lives
Maddie’s Room is actually very nice — comfortable chairs, lots of outlets. If you don’t look closely, you might think you’re at an airport lounge, except I’m the only one who appears to be working. Everybody else is just waiting. This is the surgical waiting room at UCLA...
opinion / commentary
May 3, 2014 - 1:00am
April 24, 2014
New U.S. rules for oil tank cars coming
CASSELTON, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Transportation will submit a package of regulatory changes for rail shippers next week that include new tank car standards, Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday. Foxx, meeting with North Dakota’s federal delegation and other officials...
news / nation
April 24, 2014 - 10:55pm
August 16, 2013
Report: NSA spying broke privacy rules multiple times
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Most of the infractions involve unauthorized...
news / nation
August 16, 2013 - 7:00am
February 17, 2009
Commentary: The place to change must begin with the lobbyists
We might as well start with Judd Gregg because, in a way, he is at the heart of the problem. The first time I met him was in New Hampshire, during the 2000 Republican primary, when he came into the kitchen of a high school to tell me and another journalist that what we had just heard...
commentary / opinion
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Letter: School should enforce rules
As a resident of west central Minnesota, I have admired the law enforcement agencies of Kandiyohi County and wished that the county I live in had the same level of law enforcement.
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Air, water permit fee rules to be discussed today
WILLMAR -- Willmar will host one of the final opportunities to learn about and discuss proposals to draft amendments to the air and water permit fee rules that partially fund permit activities. This final set of public meetings will take place before formal rule hearings begin. The...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am