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Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat, part of at least 10 nationwide
General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser
Spring weather outlook for South Dakota hard to predict
National cycling organization opens investigation into sex abuse claims by longtime national champ from Minnesota
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
January 8, 2017
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly...
January 8, 2017 - 11:01pm
January 4, 2017
Kandiyohi County smoke-free ordinance takes effect
WILLMAR — Starting this week, smokers in Kandiyohi County will have to stand at least 25 feet away from business and workplace entrances...
January 4, 2017 - 8:01am
November 16, 2016
Kandiyohi County adopts new smoke-free ordinance
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County adopted a new smoke-free ordinance Tuesday that treats e-cigarettes the same as conventional cigarettes and...
November 16, 2016 - 4:00am
November 2, 2016
New smoke-free ordinance would regulate e-cigarettes
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board will hold a hearing this month on a proposed new ordinance that places countywide restrictions on...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
September 13, 2016
Secondhand smoke can hurt kids years after exposure
• Breathing secondhand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according...
September 13, 2016 - 1:27pm
August 16, 2016
Longer distance to tobacco shop tied to better odds of quitting
Having to walk further from home to get to a tobacco shop increases the odds that smokers will quit, according a large study in Finland. Researchers...
August 16, 2016 - 1:00am
May 14, 2015
Meeker Memorial Hospital bans tobacco, e-cigarettes on campus
LITCHFIELD — Meeker Memorial Hospital and Clinic is implementing a tobacco-free policy this week that covers the entire campus — not only the buildings but also the grounds and any vehicle parked on the grounds. The policy extends as well to electronic cigarettes. The hospital...
May 14, 2015 - 11:04pm
January 22, 2015
Tobacco in disguise
MADISON — Erin Simmons has a good idea of who is buying the Gummy Bear-flavored e-juice and the Hello Kitty-themed e-cigarettes that turn the...
January 22, 2015 - 11:03pm