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Fargo becomes one of few fire departments in the region to fly its own drone
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Block Party highlights Willmar Fests activities
Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls
10 things to watch for UND fans at NHL Draft
Amateur Baseball: Rockets' red glare
Stingers Notebook: A Sacramento City connection
Rox silence Stingers
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Willmar Community Center: Art for and about the community
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Donald J. Rutgers
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Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Our daughter's letter from the FBI: When a child really loses a tooth
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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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