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Records published Aug. 24
Judge orders Benson ethanol company to comply with grain handling contract
Hundreds gather in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl
Zachary T. Anderson: Family friend sexually assaulted 5-year-old Watkins girl before killing her
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
May may still return to Twins lineup
Bridgewater throwing in practice
Broken hand not stopping roster hopes for Vikings' Roberson
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Hulu ends free streaming service
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Alan Lee Midby
Henry (Hank) Wiegmann
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Commentary: Trump's bitter Virginia cocktail
Mille Lacs walleye fishing season to end in two weeks
March 9, 2015
Local town elections take place today
WILLMAR — Most townships will be conducting their annual meetings and elections today. Township residents typically elect supervisors and clerks and set the annual budgets. Polls are open at various times in each township, with the annual township meetings typically held either...
March 9, 2015 - 11:15pm
July 18, 2012
Farm north of Willmar, Minn., to be new home for century-old Lake Andrew town hall building
Marcus Building Movers on Tuesday haul the Andrew Lake Town Hall from its landmark site at the intersection of Kandiyohi County Road 5 Northwest...
July 18, 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
October 3, 2011
Historic building's future uncertain as Lake Andrew prepares to open new town hall
NEW LONDON -- Softball games at noon, heart-pounding spelldowns, Christmas programs, painstaking cursive writing exercises and a teacher who...
October 3, 2011 - 12:00am
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
June 8, 2010
Obama town hall to be shown today into several senior centers in state
ST. PAUL, Minn. - President Barack Obama is beaming into nursing homes and senior living developments in several Minnesota cities on Tuesday to talk about the health care overhaul. Obama leads a national tele-town hall meeting to take questions from seniors. The meetings are televised...
June 8, 2010 - 8:15am
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
April 30, 2010
Black bear de-trees early Friday, quickly heads northward safely leaving Morris
MORRIS - A black bear that wandered into town on Tuesday night ended his brief stay in Morris when he climbed out of the tree he called home...
April 30, 2010 - 1:52pm
February 2, 2010
At legislative preview in Benson, mixed approach to deficit favored; racino, stadium get little support
BENSON -- A budget deficit of $1.2 billion, the bonding bill and an expected tug-of-war between the two parties over taxes are sure to be the...
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 19, 2009
Health care town hall meeting brings fears, concerns to the surface
Jerri Linke doesn't consider herself a political person. But there she was on Friday, at the microphone in front of close to 500 people at a town hall meeting on health care reform. "I just could not keep myself from saying my piece," Linke, a retired educator who lives in Spicer,...
August 19, 2009 - 12:00am
August 15, 2009
Crowd packs town hall meeting
WILLMAR -- Mary Buckentine drove almost two hours Friday from her home in Plato to ask Rep.
August 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 28, 2009
Raymond routs Fairfax in amateur baseball
RAYMOND -- The Raymond Rockets pounded Fairfax pitching for 12 hits in an 11-1 non-league amateur baseball game Wednesday. Mike Jeseritz, Kyle Knott, Zach Nelson and Tom DeBoer had two hits each to lead the Rockets (7-2). Jason Meyer hit a two-run double in the third and Knott had...
May 28, 2009 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Norway Lake-Sunburg edges Atwater in wild finish
SUNBURG -- The only run of the game scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning giving Norway Lake-Sunburg a 1-0 win over Atwater...
May 4, 2009 - 12:24am
March 17, 2009
Business Briefs, March 17
Brad Kugler joins Bollig Inc. WILLMAR -- Brad Kugler has joined Bollig Inc., an engineering and environmental consulting firm, in Willmar as a staff engineer. Kugler has experience in land development, transportation and storm water design. He has a bachelor of science degree in...
March 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Snow emergency declared for Willmar's business district through 5 a.m. today
WILLMAR -- The City of Willmar Public Works Department declared a snow emergency in the central business district from 1 to 5 a.m. today. The area affected is bounded by First to Seventh Streets Southwest and from Trott Avenue to the Highway 12 bypass.
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am