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Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
We who oppose calls to privatize the work of the Veterans Affairs Department are sorely tested at times. Complaints two years ago of unreasonably...
July 22, 2016 - 1:00am
May 30, 2014
Obama says VA chief Shinseki resigns; deputy Sloan to take over
Update 10:30 a.m.: Obama says VA chief Shinseki resigns; deputy Sloan to take over WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday...
May 30, 2014 - 10:36am
May 23, 2014
Veteran logs 1,000 hours driving fellow veterans to VA
WILLMAR –– It’s 7:45 a.m. on a foggy Tuesday and Wayne Emberland is going over paperwork and chatting with the three military veterans...
May 23, 2014 - 3:00am
May 22, 2014
Minnesota Commentary: Sound alarm even in VA stories not local
From Forum News Service An editorial from a Minnesota newspaper. Sound alarm even in VA stories not local DULUTH — Problems plaguing VA medical facilities in Phoenix and elsewhere apparently aren’t happening here in the Twin Ports. That’s something...
May 22, 2014 - 5:00am
August 6, 2013
Willmar, Minn., vet, who avoided Vietnam, has terminal illness linked to water at Camp Lejeune
WILLMAR -- John Woodman thought himself lucky. Serving with the U.S. Marine Corps and stationed from 1972 through 1976 at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville,...
August 6, 2013 - 11:44pm
July 10, 2013
VA looks for answers on veterans suicide rate
ALEXANDRIA — Twenty-two veterans die by suicide every day in the U.S., and taking into consideration the total U.S. population (315 million) and the number of veterans (22 million), that percentage seems disproportionately high. Since 2001, per-day veteran suicides have remained...
July 10, 2013 - 12:13am
June 20, 2013
Willmar, Minn.-area veterans provide input on VA backlog and Sen. Franken's proposed solutions
WILLMAR - Area veterans with a long history of military service and leadership roles in veterans groups weighed in on Sen. Al Franken's proposals...
June 20, 2013 - 11:52pm
February 7, 2013
Natl. American Legion commander taking on slew of new challenges
WILLMAR — Raising funds to help wounded soldiers, working to bring home the remains of those missing in action in Vietnam, and taking on the...
February 7, 2013 - 11:12pm
December 9, 2011
Letter: Thoughts about the VA
Thoughts from a vet about VA office. Confidentiality: I like a small office and can always go downstairs to other offices as suggested by VA staff. Confidentiality of records: VA matters are sometimes of a private nature -- health matters, end-of-life matters, benefit matters. I...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
New pediatrician joins ACMC WILLMAR -- Affiliated Community Medical Centers announces KerriAnn Mahon, M.D., a specialist in pediatrics, will begin practicing at ACMC-Willmar in February. Mahon specializes in the care of infants, children and adolescents. After receiving her bachelor's...
January 18, 2011 - 12:00am
January 2, 2010
VA to offer H1N1, seasonal flu shots
ST. CLOUD -- The St. Cloud VA Medical Center and its community-based outpatient clinics will offer H1N1 vaccine shots and seasonal flu shots at no charge to veterans who receive their health care through the VA. Both H1N1 shots and seasonal flu shots will be offered at the following...
January 2, 2010 - 12:00am