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Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies
'Dr. Doolittle' helps amputated animals walk again
New security barriers installed around Queen's Windsor castle after London attack
Identical Minn. twins battle disease that afflicts only 500 in the U.S
Dayton says he will not sign Minn. House education bill
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
Frozen Four-bound Bulldogs thriving in overtime as 2011 champions did
Former, current, future BSU women's players join Team USA boycott
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Keith L. Sorenson
Doris I. Rasmusson
Cleo J. Holtberg
David "Doc" Halliday
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
June 18, 2016
Little libraries to pop up in Willmar parks
WILLMAR — The United Way has always been a champion of both early childhood education and literacy, and this summer the United Way of West...
June 18, 2016 - 8:33am
October 24, 2015
United Way to hold annual meeting
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota will hold its annual meeting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Commons Conference Room at the MinnWest Technology Campus. The annual report will be reviewed by the full board of directors. The general public is welcome to attend. Find...
October 24, 2015 - 12:23am
July 16, 2015
United Way funding campaign reaches 95 percent of goal
WILLMAR — United Way of West Central Minnesota is closing its 2014-15 fundraising campaign after reaching 95.1 percent of its goal. Donors contributed and pledged $856,059.69 toward a $900,000 goal, executive director James Miller announced in a news release on Wednesday. “Although...
July 16, 2015 - 12:32am
April 27, 2015
United Way of West Central Minnesota selects new director
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota announced Monday that James Miller has accepted the position of executive director. “It is with great excitement that we can announce that James has accepted the position of executive director,’’ said Kevin Smith, United...
April 27, 2015 - 11:28pm
December 20, 2014
Editorial: A little bit of help goes a long way
As winter officially arrives Sunday, we head into the home stretch of the Christmas holiday season. It is also a critical point for the various organizations that depend upon giving. Part of the Christmas tradition is the simple of act giving to others, especially to those in need. Each...
December 20, 2014 - 8:00am
December 11, 2014
West Central Industries announces Nolting appointment
Staff reports WILLMAR — West Central Industries announces the appointment of Renee Nolting as the agency’s new executive director. “Renee is coming home,” said Board President Christie Kurth in a news release. “After running our food services for 19 years, Renee pursued...
December 11, 2014 - 11:02pm
September 13, 2014
Editorial: United Way asks for your assistance
The United Way of West Central Minnesota has set a funding goal of $920,000 for the coming year, the same target as last year. The objective of the local United Way is to continue investing in the most important resource of west central Minnesota: its people. Thus, the United Way...
September 13, 2014 - 6:00am
September 11, 2014
United Way launches annual campaign with a goal of $920,000
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota reached out to 31,000 locals last year and has a goal of reaching even more people in need...
September 11, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 31, 2014
United Way Growmobile brings Willmar kids running
WILLMAR — It looks like a bus, and it brings fun things to do for children in the community. Why wouldn’t the new United Way Growmobile...
July 31, 2014 - 11:36pm
June 10, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store donates $10,000 to United Way for Growmobile food backpack program
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store, which made a $60,000 donation to United Way for a new Growmobile earlier in the year, announced Tuesday another $10,000 donation to the United Way for the Growmobile food backpack program.
June 10, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 6, 2014
United Way nears $1 million goal
WILLMAR — Fundraising campaigns for the United Way of West Central Minnesota have raised $902,955, bringing the nonprofit organization within arm’s reach of its $1 million goal. This year marks the second time since 1955 that United Way has raised more than $900,000 in a year. “I...
June 6, 2014 - 11:14pm
May 14, 2014
‘Power of the Purse’: Fundraiser to support efforts in early childhood education
WILLMAR — More than 40 purses, from casual totes to designer handbags, will be auctioned off this weekend when the United Way of West Central...
May 14, 2014 - 11:21pm
November 30, 2013
Editorial: Take time to help these good programs
As “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” made its annual play on network television this week, you knew that the holiday season was upon us. Part of America’s Christmas tradition is the simple act of giving, especially helping those in need. Each year at this time...
November 30, 2013 - 6:00am
August 12, 2013
United Way receives $60,000 grant for Growmobile from Jennie-O Turkey Store
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store has awarded a $60,000 grant to United Way of West Central Minnesota for the replacement of the Growmobile. According to a news release, the grant came to United Way through its women's initiative Empower: Women United in Philanthropy. The money...
August 12, 2013 - 11:14pm
April 17, 2013
With 10 weeks left, United Way of west central Minnesota at 89% of goal
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota has reached 89 percent of its fundraising goal with 10 weeks to go until the June 30 deadline. The organization has several fundraising events scheduled before the deadline: Empower’s Power of the Purse; the United Way-Bremer...
April 17, 2013 - 10:58pm