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'Housing first' solution helping homeless fight addiction, health issues
Reps. Cramer, Peterson appear split on Obamacare replacement
Fire departments respond to barn and hay fire northwest of Blomkest
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
Twins RHP May undergoes Tommy John surgery
Warriors' Kerr not resting case on sitting stars
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
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Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
November 3, 2012
10th Street N.W. to close for BNSF crossing work
WILLMAR -- Tenth Street Northwest between Pacific Avenue and Atlantic Avenue will temporarily close Monday to Thursday for railroad crossing improvements by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, Willmar city officials said. The city anticipates 10th Street Northwest will be open...
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 7, 2012
Maintenance work continues on First Street Bridge in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Motorists driving over Willmar's First Street Bridge have been dealing with two fewer lanes to use since Monday. That situation could...
June 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Willmar, Minn., hit-and-run driver caught, facing multiple charges
WILLMAR -- A 48-year-old Willmar man has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene of a motor vehicle crash around 4:45 p.m. Monday at First Street and Becker Avenue. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, the potential charges against the man, whose name...
May 30, 2012 - 4:58pm
November 16, 2011
Protesters or nuisance?
Well, it has finally happened. There are now reports of multiple deaths at different Occupy Wall Street encampments, one of which was a shooting that occurred at Oakland, Calif., apparently over a bag of marijuana. These deaths have also been accompanied by various reports of rapes,...
November 16, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Letter: A lesson in giving more
I find it highly ironic that the Occupy Wall Street protesters' volunteer kitchen crew is currently on strike because "professional homeless people" have crashed the party to get the free lunches. I thought the whole point of the protests was that those who have more should be forced...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
July 21, 2011
Man injured after series of car crashes along First Street in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- A 50-year-old Willmar man was injured in the final crash in a series of motor vehicle accidents that happened between 4:15 and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to a news release from Willmar Police Sgt. Daniel Erickson, Jeffrey James Tyler was taken by ambulance from the...
July 21, 2011 - 8:56am
May 16, 2011
Child causes distracted-driving crash Sunday evening
WILLMAR -- A small child attempting to climb out of their car seat distracted the driver of a vehicle that left First Street and crashed into a fire hydrant, gas main and building Sunday evening. According to a news release from Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels, officers investigated...
May 16, 2011 - 12:19pm
November 26, 2010
Thanksgiving in a hole
November 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Willmar house damaged by Tuesday night fire
November 17, 2010 - 10:11am
September 10, 2010
Home destroyed by fire
WILLMAR -- A home in southwest Willmar was destroyed Thursday morning by a fire that started from an unattended candle, according to Fire Chief...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 9, 2010
Fire and rescue personnel respond to house fire in SW Willmar
Update 1:15 p.m.
September 9, 2010 - 12:37pm
August 31, 2010
UPDATE: First Street has reopened
WILLMAR -- First Street in Willmar reopened to traffic around 1:45 p.m.
August 31, 2010 - 3:36pm
Gas leak closes part of First Street in Willmar
WILLMAR - First Street has been closed to traffic for several blocks because of a natural gas leak at a construction site. The road was shut...
August 31, 2010 - 12:16pm
August 16, 2010
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
August 16, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Willmar accident detours First Street South traffic Tuesday morning
A car and truck collision occurred Tuesday morning at the intersection of First Street South and Kandiyohi Avenue in Willmar. Southbound traffic...
July 27, 2010 - 9:09am