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State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
Willmar City Council to meet Monday evening
Willmar Schools realigning program for English Learners to serve greater number of students
Kandiyohi County formalizes advisory committee for AIS prevention efforts
NHL Playoffs: Minnesota’s net still belongs to Bryzgalov
Prep Softball: Tribune area previews
NFL: 49ers put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
College Athletics: Foss, Fragodt honored as UMAC’s top scholar-athletes
The Insider: More Boston Marathon entrants from area listed
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Donna J. Alberts
Cornelius "Cornie" Zondervan
Michael W. Pelkey
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Letter: A need to help homeless
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
November 16, 2012
Willmar man gets 41 months in prison for Holiday station robbery
WILLMAR -- Mohamed Ahmed Jama, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 41 months in prison on a felony charge of first-degree aggravated robbery for robbing the Holiday Station along Litchfield Avenue Southwest during the early morning hours of July 18. As part of his sentence...
news / local
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2012
Willmar man pleads to charge for Holiday station robbery
WILLMAR -- Mohamed Ahmed Jama, 20, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of first-degree aggravated robbery for robbing the Holiday Station along Litchfield Avenue Southwest during the early morning hours of July 18. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi...
news / local
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 5, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., hoping to move lift station
GRANITE FALLS -- City Council members in Granite Falls are watching the debate in the state Capitol over the bonding bill in hopes that flood mitigation monies are made available. Council members this week authorized a feasibility study for moving a wastewater treatment plant lift...
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2011
Teen arrested in Meeker County Transfer station burglary
LITCHFIELD -- A 17-year-old male suspect is under arrest in connection with a burglary at the Meeker County Transfer Station in Forest City Township. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, his department was called around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The front office window...
news / region
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm
November 8, 2010
Library of Congress traveling exhibit coming to Willmar for two-day stint this week
WILLMAR -- The Library of Congress will be bringing its 18-wheeler, traveling exhibition to Willmar this week. The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
news / local / entertainment
November 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Minnesota River's sediment load growing
WILLMAR -- Like a stuck accelerator pedal, we've speeded up the delivery of sediment to Lake Pepin so that it will fill up in a mere 300 or so years, instead of the 3,600 years that natural processes would have required. We've pointed the finger of blame largely at farm fields in...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Benson gas station burns, fire marshal investigating
BENSON -- The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of an early morning fire that destroyed Kelly's Convenience Store along U.S. Highway 12 East in Benson. According to Benson Fire Chief Mark Schreck, the department was dispatched to the store around 2 a.m. Wednesday. The...
news / region
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 31, 2009
Walt's service station sold
WILLMAR -- Longtime Willmar businessman Walt Gislason has sold his gas station, convenience store, car wash and oil change business at the corner of First Street and Willmar Avenue South to four employees and another local business owner. The business was bought by Mike Brown, owner...
news / local / business
August 31, 2009 - 7:22pm
October 21, 2008
Police investigating armed robbery in gas station parking lot
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police are asking anyone with information about a Saturday night armed robbery in the Super America parking lot to contact the department at 320-235-2244. The case remains under investigation. According to a news release from Sgt. Michael Anderson, the department...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am