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Family resort makes its mark
Unsafe air warning expands
Contrary to rumor, Calvin attends Willmar City Council meeting
Willmar School Board meets Wednesday to sell bonds for building program
Western Wisconsin, Twin Cities report flooded roads
Golf: Three tie for lead after Day 1 of MGA tourney
Legion Baseball Roundup: Kerkhoven uses 7-run frame to sink Black Sox
Spectacular Daytona crash concerns drivers
NWL: Waterloo clips Stingers
VFW Baseball: Willmar crushes Litchfield
West Central Minnesota celebrates July 4th with a bang
Willmar library exhibit promotes its music catalog, summer reading program
Fan builds collection as a tribute to garage rock bands of the 1960s
Surreal Life: Willmar artist draws inspiration from sub consciousness
Video: Musical production of 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens at the Barn tonight
Slide Show: Spicer Indendence Day Parade
Swanson — Skonard
Idicula — Johnson
Honebrink — Dokkebakken
Chambers — Nelson
Live it: Chill out this summer with these beverage classics
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: Stay-at-home moms and their changing role
Philip B. Wigen
Geraldine 'Geri' Groothuis
Janice H. Sheldon
Pastor James "Jim" Sumption
Carol Lee Helsper
Commentary: It is time to remember the Korean War
Editorial: Council member Christianson’s isolated city view hurts Willmar
Editorial: Willmar City Council should not try to restrict free speech
Commentary; Charleston and its politics
Commentary: What makes a heavy drinker?
June 8, 2012
Solar energy workshop offered Tuesday in Morris, Minn.
MORRIS -- A daylong solar energy workshop will be Tuesday at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris. The participants will tour five unique solar energy systems. Cost is $30 and includes materials and lunch. Register online at http://renewables.morris.umn.edu...
news / region
June 8, 2012 - 7:44am
Astro Bob blog: Solar storm hits, expected to continue through tonight
Like many of you, I stayed up as late as I could hoping to see aurora and then finally went to bed. The coronal mass ejection (CME) - that high-speed...
March 8, 2012 - 10:25am
January 13, 2012
Areavoices.com: Last chance to see planet Neptune this season
You never know when the cosmos is going to drop in. I was driving home the other night and spotted Venus high above a street intersection in...
January 13, 2012 - 9:00am
December 28, 2011
Utilities Commission rejects further study of proposed solar energy project in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission on Tuesday rejected a motion to study the feasibility of a solar project for Willmar Municipal...
news / local
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 17, 2011
Willmar Utilities Commission rejects solar project
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission this week rejected a proposal to construct a solar energy project at the site of the utility's...
news / local
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
April 5, 2011
Solar power works to flex its muscle
SPICER -- Geothermal heating and cooling systems require a sizeable investment up front, but offer a proven payback through reduced energy costs. Thermal...
April 5, 2011 - 12:00am
July 19, 2010
Survey of local utility customers would gauge support for solar farm
WILLMAR -- The development of a 60-kilowatt solar farm in Kandiyohi County will hinge on the results of a survey being distributed by two local utility companies. The Kandiyohi Power Cooperative and Willmar Municipal Utilities are inviting their customers to respond to the short...
news / local
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Youth in New London construct solar panels for community's storied theater
With materials measured and cut, and power tools in hand, members of the New London-Spicer Youth Energy Summit began building solar panels Tuesday...
news / local / region
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Advocates say it's time for a technological leap forward
MONTEVIDEO -- When it's 20 below and winter winds howl, Minnesotans turn to Stone Age technology to stay warm. They add more fuel to the fire. There's...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 25, 2010
They're as close as a Super Bowl victory
MONTEVIDEO -- Winter-weary Minnesotans tend to approach solar power the way they do the prospects of a Super Bowl victory for the Vikings: Hopeful,...
news / region
January 25, 2010 - 12:00am