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It took a study to show Pokemon Go is a distracted-driving hazard
Supreme Court has reasons to duck transgender rights fight
Despite big discounts, auto sales expected to decline
Bank of America to cut Asia investment banking jobs
US new home sales fall less than expected in August
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
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
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
May 12, 2016
Longtime auto seller joins Yarmon Ford
PAYNESVILLE — Rick Schroeder, who has 20 years in the automotive business, is now part of the Yarmon Ford team in Paynesville. Schroeder previously worked with Don and Vern’s and with Mills Ford, both of Willmar, before going to Paynesville. Schroeder lives in Raymond with his...
May 12, 2016 - 5:17am
May 2, 2016
Willmar City Council moves sales tax option forward
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council approved a motion during Monday’s meeting to continue to pursue a local option sales tax. The motion allows...
May 2, 2016 - 11:41pm
April 12, 2016
Fenstra Insurance in Willmar adds new sales staff member
WILLMAR — Jason Haugen is a new insurance sales producer at Fenstra Insurance. Before joining Fenstra, Haugen sold insurance for five years in Rochester. Fenstra Insurance is located at 2125 S. First St. in Willmar. Haugen can be reached at 320-235-6466.
April 12, 2016 - 4:58am
November 27, 2015
VIDEO: Black Friday crowds fall short
CHICAGO/PITTSBURGH —America’s annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year as U.S. retailers’ discounts on...
November 27, 2015 - 10:38pm
September 1, 2015
Northern States promotes Wharton to sales manager
WILLMAR — Northern States Supply in Willmar announces that Chris Wharton has been promoted to sales manager. He will be responsible for working with sales staff in all seven locations. Northern States Supply is an employee-owned company with locations in Willmar, Mankato, St. Cloud...
September 1, 2015 - 9:45am
May 20, 2015
Hormel Foods expects turkey shortfall in early 2016
(Reuters) — Hormel Foods Corp., the maker of Spam lunch meat, said it expected sales at its Jennie-O Turkey Store business to fall about 15 percent in the second half of the year, due to a supply shortfall caused by an avian flu outbreak in the United States. However, shares of...
May 20, 2015 - 11:16pm
March 23, 2015
Ziegler CAT to come to Willmar
WILLMAR — Ziegler CAT, of Bloomington, has announced the company will open a new sales and parts facility April 20 in Willmar. The business...
March 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
November 11, 2014
There’s no business like snow business
WILLMAR — Not everyone is cursing the foot of heavy, wet snow that fell this week in west central Minnesota. “We like it,” said Jay Reuss,...
November 11, 2014 - 11:49pm
April 3, 2014
Owners of downtown Willmar grocery face tax charges; allegedly owe $290K
WILLMAR — The owners of a downtown Willmar grocery store have been charged with 16 felony counts for allegedly failing to file state income...
April 3, 2014 - 10:58pm
January 14, 2014
U.S. holiday sales up 3.8 percent, retail federation says
NEW YORK - U.S. retail sales rose 3.8 percent during the 2013 holiday season, compared with 3.5 percent last year, the National Retail Federation said on Tuesday. The disappointing showing reflected on the extent of discounting retailers resorted to as consumers held back spending...
January 14, 2014 - 10:41am
December 26, 2013
Not close to being done: Discounts, promotions spur sales in U.S. holiday season
Sales during the 2013 U.S. holiday season grew from a year earlier as deep discounting and increased promotions encouraged bargain-hungry shoppers...
December 26, 2013 - 11:03pm
November 14, 2013
Wal-Mart U.S. quarterly comparable sales slip
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, hurt by an unexpected decline in U.S. comparable sales and what the company called a competitive retail environment. The world's largest retailer said comparable sales at its U.S. stores,...
November 14, 2013 - 7:36am
September 23, 2013
Apple says it has sold 9M iPhone 5C and 5S models since new phones went on sale Friday
(Reuters) - Apple Inc said it sold 9 million iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models in their first three days on the market, the most successful iPhone...
September 23, 2013 - 9:00am
June 3, 2013
Chrysler U.S. sales up 11 percent in May
DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler says its sales rose 11 percent in May, a sign that auto sales rebounded from a slight dip in April. The automaker says it sold almost 167,000 cars and trucks last month for its best May since 2007. The performance was led by the Ram pickup with a 22...
June 3, 2013 - 9:00am
January 28, 2013
JCPenney says it will bring back sales it cut
NEW YORK — JCPenney is bringing back sales. The struggling department store chain this week will begin adding back some of the hundreds of sales it ditched last year in hopes of luring shoppers who were turned off when the discounts disappeared, CEO Ron Johnson told The Associated...
January 28, 2013 - 10:41pm