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Sanders and Klobuchar book CNN debate with Cassidy and Graham
Green to gold: Fall color season moves into northern Minnesota
All she wanted was candy from her grandmother's purse. Instead, a 4-year-old girl is dead.
Man dies after being thrown from boat in northern Minnesota; operator arrested
WATCH: Family records video moments before being struck by lightning
Lawyer: Ex-NFL star had 'severe' case of CTE brain disease
UMD alum Carson Soucy battling for role on Wild blue line
WCT Sports Show: Willmar & the West Central Cup
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
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
Annabelle E. Kern
Deloris J. Celander
Lori A. Trebesch
Mary Ellen Zachman
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
April 1, 2013
Willmar, Minn., turbines perform as projected, review shows
WILLMAR — Willmar Municipal Utilities’ two wind turbines have performed as projected, according to a performance review. The review looked at energy production figures combined with warranty payments pending and received since the turbines were installed 3½ years ago. During...
April 1, 2013 - 10:53pm
March 11, 2013
Willmar, Minn., water tower maintenance contract approved
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities’ 200,000-gallon water tower at Ridgewater College will receive fresh paint and other work under...
March 11, 2013 - 11:42pm
March 10, 2013
GM: Willmar, Minn., utility upgrades are exactly that
WILLMAR — Willmar Municipal Utilities, along with other municipals, electric cooperatives and public power districts, are owned by those they...
March 10, 2013 - 11:24pm
Costs on the rise for America’s power grid, but the service is slipping
NEW YORK — America’s power grid is like an old car. It gets the job done, even if its performance is slipping. But the repair bills go up every year and experts say only a major overhaul will reverse its decline. An Associated Press analysis of utility spending and reliability...
March 10, 2013 - 11:19pm
March 5, 2013
Willmar, Minn., City Council member continues opposition to Chamber of Commerce dues
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson restated his opposition to the Rice Memorial Hospital Board and Municipal Utilities...
March 5, 2013 - 11:02pm
February 27, 2013
No decrease in aquifers providing Willmar, Minn., water, official says
WILLMAR — Unlike some parts of Minnesota where municipal underground water supplies are shrinking, Willmar has plentiful underground water, the Municipal Utilities Commission was told Monday. Bart Murphy, director of Willmar Utilities water and district heating department, said...
February 27, 2013 - 10:41pm
December 6, 2012
Willmar, Minn., linemen reflect on efforts to restore semblance of normalcy to lives of Long Island residents (photo gallery)
Willmar Municipal Utilities lineman Casey Jenny and crew chief Dick Thynes are glad they worked with more than 7,000 linemen from across the...
December 6, 2012 - 11:10pm
November 14, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Utilities linemen working on Sandy relief to return home
WILLMAR -- Two Willmar Municipal Utilities linemen could be home Friday after working the past week and a half on Superstorm Sandy relief. Casey...
November 14, 2012 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Utilities continues LED streetlight trial
WILLMAR -- Officials of Willmar Municipal Utilities are continuing to study replacing high-pressure sodium streetlights with costlier but energy-efficient...
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Utility officials tour Montana mine that provides coal for Willmar, Minn., power plant
WILLMAR -- Two Willmar Municipal Utilities officials last week toured the Montana open pit mine that provides coal for the city's power plant. General Manager Wesley Hompe and Power Production Supervisor Jon Folkedahl joined representatives of five other odd-lot coal purchasers from...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 8, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Utilities Commission set to meet Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will meet at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday in the auditorium at the Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W. The city of Willmar is observing Columbus Day today. The commission will review the August power supply report and...
October 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
Hompe picked as Willmar, Minn., utility GM
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has directed its Labor Committee to negotiate an employment agreement with utility interim...
August 28, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Utilities Commission to meet Monday, interview finalists
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will meet at 11:45 a.m. Monday in the auditorium at the Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W. After the regular meeting, the commission will interview the two finalists for the position of general manager at 1...
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Candidate field for Willmar, Minn., utility GM job is now down to 2
WILLMAR -- One of three finalists for the position of general manager of the Willmar Municipal Utilities has withdrawn his name from consideration. Edward...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
July 17, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Municipal Utilities general manager search is narrowed to top eight applicants
WILLMAR -- Officials involved with the process of finding a new general manager for the Willmar Municipal Utilities have received 23 resumes from around the country, including the upper Midwest, and have narrowed the search to eight candidates, reports Dave Baker, Utilities Commission...
July 17, 2012 - 12:00am