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Litchfield woman pinned between dump truck, forklift
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
A slice of Granite Falls' history comes crumbling down
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
Cop resigns after probe reveals he used police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
March 6, 2016
Grocery store thrives in tiny Milan
MILAN — A small grocery store in Milan, population 369, sets this community apart from many others of its size in rural Minnesota. And it’s...
March 6, 2016 - 11:23pm
November 29, 2013
Editorial: Take time to shop small and local biz in your town
With the Thanksgiving table cleared and the Black Friday shopping in full tilt today, it is time to look to tomorrow’s Small Business Saturday....
November 29, 2013 - 7:00am
November 23, 2012
Editorial: Take time to shop locally Saturday
For the dedicated shoppers of Black Friday, you are likely reading this newspaper after a long night and morning getting to all those good buys. Now is a time to think about the real buys out there. It is Small Business Saturday and their slogan this year is "Shop Small Y'All." ...
November 23, 2012 - 12:56am
November 20, 2012
West central Minnesota businesses looking to create their own niche with Small Business Saturday
November 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 17, 2012
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2011
Declining volume leads to closing of post offices
WATSON -- There are nearly 3,600 post offices under review across the country for possible closure. It's not clear how many will actually be closed in the months ahead, but post office closings in both rural and urban areas will be a fact of life. The volume of postal activity...
November 28, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Weather Service issues small stream flood advisory for Pope, Kandiyohi, Meeker counties
Update 9:45 a.m.: Weather Service issues small stream flood advisory for Pope, Kandiyohi, Meeker counties WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a small stream flood advisory for eastern Pope County and northern Kandiyohi and Meeker counties until 11 this morning. According...
August 1, 2011 - 9:05am
January 12, 2011
Franken pushes rural jobs, small business in Minnesota
Growing small business will create new jobs -- and new tax revenue, says U.S. Sen. Al Franken.
January 12, 2011 - 9:21am
November 18, 2010
By day, Amber Schueler quantifies antigen levels in production animal vaccines and tests samples from vaccinated livestock as a technician at...
November 18, 2010 - 8:00am
August 3, 2010
Kathy's Place practices the meat and potatoes of business
SACRED HEART -- Cooking up the most exotic dishes in the world is small potatoes when compared to what Kathy Riley takes on every day. She makes...
August 3, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Farm families an important small business
ST. PAUL -- You will hear much about the importance of small businesses this summer. Candidates running for public office will talk about the role of small businesses in creating jobs, increasing production and contributing to our economy. When they hear the phrase "small business,"...
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2010
Symposium will look at successes in small towns
MORRIS -- How small towns are taking on the challenges of today's economy is one of the topics to be aired at the 2010 Symposium on Small Towns hosted by the University of Minnesota, Morris. This year's symposium will be held Friday and Saturday at the U of M Morris campus. The theme...
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
President of Milan and Appleton bank is finding his small wind energy initiative comes with a large cost
MILAN -- Small wind can come with a big price tag. Just ask Erik Thompson, president of the Prairie Sun Bank of Milan and Appleton. He's been...
September 8, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Highway 12 construction takes chunk out of some businesses
WILLMAR -- A good portion of the customers who come to Central Lakes Cooperative, an auto repair shop on U.S. Highway 12 in Willmar, are people just passing through town with car troubles, according to manager Troy Robinson. Normally, he said, that's a good thing. But now, with the...
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 2, 2009
Ridgewater to close small business management program
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College will close its small business management program next year. The college announced the cut on Friday. The cutback is the result of projected state budget cuts to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system over the next two years, according to...
May 2, 2009 - 12:00am