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Willmar man dies in Renville County accident
Willmar City Council tables downtown business sidewalk use, Chester Contracting Inc., willmar civic center, Eric’s Aviation, airport,
State Patrol investigates fatal accident south of Olivia
Cargill plans expansion at Madison grain elevator
Prep volleyball roundup: Minneota blanks BBE
Adrian Peterson’s lawyer insists new child-abuse allegation ‘simply not true’
Girls tennis roundup: Willmar downs Tigers
Powers: Peterson case shows lack of leadership in the NFL
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Leona E. Arnett
Elnora C. Larson
Rosalee A. Spath
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Carleton — Gorans
Stumvoll — Boersma
Clark — Andrews
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
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...
news / local
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...
news / region
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...
news / local
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 certain that every meal served at Kathy's Place in Sacred Heart is tasty and appealing enough to woo some of rural Minnesota's best home...
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...
news / state
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...
news / region
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...
news / region
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...
news / region / state
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,...
news / local
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.
news / local / state
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...
business / news
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