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August 21, 2013
77-year-old sues three Moorhead police officers over Taser incident (with video)
MOORHEAD – A 77-year-old man with a heart condition is suing three Moorhead police officers, claiming they used excessive force when they restrained...
August 21, 2013 - 7:19am
June 6, 2013
Video: Nice gesture helps Fla. senior win big Powerball jackpot
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- When Gloria C. MacKenzie went to a Florida supermarket near Tampa last month to buy a Powerball ticket, another person...
June 6, 2013 - 8:00am
January 30, 2012
'Dancing With Our Stars' coming in March in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Six local couples are donning ballroom finery and showing off their dance moves at an upcoming benefit for the Willmar Community Senior...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 12, 2011
English teacher from China impressed by her Willmar, Minn., students
WILLMAR -- Tang Beiyi has found students at Willmar Senior High to be active and eager to participate in class activities. The English teacher...
November 12, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2011
Medicare benefit evaluations offered
WILLMAR -- Staff from the Senior LinkAge Line will be available from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Willmar Community and Activity Center to meet individually with Medicare beneficiaries for a benefit evaluation. For those who are on fixed incomes and have limited resources, there...
October 22, 2011 - 12:00am
May 31, 2011
These carriers are first to deliver the news
RENVILLE -- Nobody beats the carriers at the Meadows on Main independent living center in Renville when it comes to being the first to deliver...
May 31, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Willmar School Board set to meet Monday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. Three new board members will take their seats, and the board will elect officers and set its meeting schedule for the...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: Making the holidays bright
On behalf of the staff at Home Instead Senior Care, I would like to thank everyone who helped make our holiday community service program, Be a Santa to a Senior, such a success. With support from generous shoppers and Walgreen's we were able to collect more than 60 gifts. Thanks also...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
ELL students finding their niche in school
When the announcement came Monday morning that school would be closing early because of snow, cheers echoed from classrooms all over Willmar...
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 16, 2010
Willmar Senior High conferences rescheduled to Monday
WILLMAR -- Parent-teacher conferences at Willmar Senior High have been rescheduled for 4 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. The conferences had originally been scheduled for today, but school was closed due to bad weather. The 9th and 10th grade parent meeting will be in the school theater at...
December 16, 2010 - 9:55am
December 12, 2010
Be a Santa to a Senior
Sheri Nordmeyer knocked on the front door of an elderly man's home last Christmas season with an anonymous Christmas gift in hand. The elderly...
December 12, 2010 - 7:29am
November 30, 2010
District now fine to go to arbitration over senior high repairs
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School District's efforts to recover the cost of repairing shoddy work on the Willmar Senior High roof should go to arbitration now. The Minnesota Supreme Court has refused to hear the latest appeal from Day Masonry, one of the companies that worked on the...
November 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Henderson senior charged with racketeering filed in elderly scam
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Prosecutors have accused a southern Minnesota man of wiring at least $800,000 to the Philippines in a lottery scam that involved mainly elderly victims. Felony racketeering charges have been filed against 68-year-old Thomas Lawrence Murphy. The Henderson man is...
October 19, 2010 - 2:58pm
October 12, 2010
Churchill named senior accountant
WILLMAR -- Lenora Churchill, CPA, has been promoted to senior accountant at Christianson & Associates, PLLP of Willmar. Churchill started with Christianson & Associates in 2008. She passed her CPA exam in 2009 and continues to specialize in the assurance and advisory department. She...
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Court says arbitration on Senior High roof good to go
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School District has won the latest round in a long effort to recover the cost of repairing shoddy work done on the roof drainage system at Willmar Senior High School. The Minnesota Court of Appeals said in an opinion filed Tuesday that Kandiyohi County District...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am