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Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
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
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 14, 2016
State park officials try new approach to hear from campers
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK – Pitch a tent in a state park campground this summer, and there’s a chance the camper at the next site will...
June 14, 2016 - 1:52pm
May 3, 2016
Open house on Kandiyohi County trail plan to be May 11
NEW LONDON — An open house will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 11 at the New London Senior Center to share information and obtain public input...
May 3, 2016 - 9:21pm
February 27, 2016
Three area trail projects recommended for funding in southwest MN
WILLMAR — Bicycle and pedestrian projects proposed in Clara City, Olivia and Willmar are being recommended for funding, the Area Transportation Partnership for the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District 8 learned at its meeting Friday in Willmar. The Area Transportation...
February 27, 2016 - 12:16am
November 13, 2015
Entrance fees to all Minnesota state parks, rec areas to be waived on Black Friday
ST. PAUL - In an effort to encourage Minnesotans to spend time outdoors on the day after Thanksgiving, entrance fees to all 76 state parks and...
November 13, 2015 - 11:55am
August 24, 2015
Volunteers invited to join Sept. 26 cleanup of Lac qui Parle Mission site
WATSON — Area residents are invited to attend the National Public Lands Day volunteer opportunity to be held at Lac qui Parle Mission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26. Lac qui Parle Mission will be participating in National Public Lands Day by removing buckthorn, cleaning up storm...
August 24, 2015 - 12:43am
February 23, 2015
Area lawmakers vie for trails bills to protect towns
SAINT PAUL — A bill that would require 80 percent of all residents and 80 percent of all landowners living or owning land adjacent to a proposed trail or park to provide written approval before state funds could be awarded to a project is not moving forward in the legislature, according...
February 23, 2015 - 11:57pm
Bonding bill includes $1.3 million for Glacial Lakes Trail extension
NEW LONDON — Now the work can begin in earnest to develop a five-mile extension of the Glacial Lakes Trail connecting New London and Sibley State Park. The bonding bill recently signed by Gov. Mark Dayton includes a $1,299,000 appropriation to make the trail extension possible. The...
May 23, 2014 - 2:00am
MnDOT seeks public participation for Statewide Bicycle System Plan
WILLMAR — The public, local government officials and transportation supporters are invited to participate in Minnesota’s Statewide Bicycle System Plan online or in person on April 30 in Granite Falls at the Kilowatt Community Center, 600 Kilowatt Dr. All meetings include a structured...
April 23, 2014 - 11:32pm
April 1, 2014
House bonding proposal funds Glacial Lakes Trail extension
NEW LONDON — Funds for connecting the Glacial Lakes Trail in New London to Sibley State Park are included in the $975 million bonding bill unveiled in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Tuesday. The Minnesota Parks and Trails Council reported that the House bonding bill...
April 1, 2014 - 11:05pm
May 17, 2013
North side trail improvements planned in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The city of Willmar's Public Works/Safety Committee has approved plans and specifications and called for bids to improve a portion of the north side recreational trail. A trail grant will pay 75 percent of the estimated $130,000. The trail begins at the southwest boat landing...
May 17, 2013 - 7:00am
March 9, 2012
MnDOT seeks public input Monday in Willmar, Minn., for statewide bicycle planning study
ST. PAUL -- The public, local government officials and transportation supporters are invited to provide input for Minnesota's statewide bicycle planning study at meetings statewide, including a meeting Monday in Willmar. The meeting will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Willmar Municipal...
March 9, 2012 - 2:52pm
June 14, 2010
Minnesotans speak with regional accents when it comes to parks and trails
WILLMAR -- Minnesotans who share a love for the state's parks and trails are voicing different ideas on how best to protect and promote them,...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
January 16, 2010
Local winter courses getting more attention with recent snows
Get out and ski! Get out and snowmobile! There are trails out there! In one of the few times this decade, west central Minnesota has plenty...
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Voters asked to raise tax
ST. PAUL -- Most Minnesotans agree the state's water needs to be cleaned up. They support parks, trails and the wide variety of arts programs found around the state. On Nov. 4, Minnesota voters decide whether to their money where their mouth is by raising sales tax 0.375 percent...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am