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Family establishes reward fund in Iron Range man's unsolved death
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
Pearl Harbor memorial event with KMS band is living streaming here
Rep. Miller to conduct health insurance meeting Dec. 13 in Olivia
Merkel ally threatens Facebook with fines over online hate speech
Willmar WarHawks respond in force to Kennedy Elementary second grader's letter
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
January 8, 2016
Program aids homeless Native American Veterans
CASS LAKE — Homeless Native American veterans in northern Minnesota in Cass Lake and White Earth will receive help this winter to find housing. The Native American communities have been awarded $302,000 for permanent housing and support services for Native American veterans who...
January 8, 2016 - 10:57pm
Concert at Willmar’s American Legion tonight to help fund Alaskan trip for area veterans
In September of last year, Bob Erickson, a St. Cloud-based author, funded an eight-day tour of Alaska for three military veterans from Stearns...
January 8, 2016 - 3:12pm
December 6, 2015
West central Minnesota residents serve as models for bronze art project honoring military service
LITCHFIELD — Area residents with ties to the military say they are proud to have been models for five bronze statues placed recently at a new...
December 6, 2015 - 11:53pm
November 23, 2015
Video: VFW Post 1639 Willmar assembles Thanksgiving Day Meals for Area Veterans
All the fixings for both breakfast and a turkey dinner were placed in boxes on Saturday for distribution to Kandiyohi County area veterans and...
November 23, 2015 - 7:24am
November 18, 2015
Montevideo rallies for veterans’ home
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo offered a hero’s welcome to members of the state Senate’s Capital Investment Committee as they arrived to see where...
November 18, 2015 - 11:59pm
November 13, 2015
Video: Veterans recognized at Bethesda Heritage Willmar
The 22 military veterans living at Bethesda Heritage in Willmar were recognized for their service during a Veterans Day program led by Rev. Mike...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
November 11, 2015
Video: Raising the Stars and Stripes at Flags of Honor in Willmar
By 7 a.m. on Veterans Day, a record number of volunteers had showed up to raise the American Flag. By 7:30, Wednesday, the Flags were rippling in the morning breeze at the Flags of Honor on Business 71N in Willmar. To view video, click here: Raising the Colors at Flags of Honor...
November 11, 2015 - 4:41pm
Editorial: Remember to thank the veterans you know
“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause.” — Abraham Lincoln Today is the 97th anniversary...
November 11, 2015 - 1:00am
Honoring America’s ‘quiet generation’
BELVIEW — All six of the Grannes brothers nearly got away with it, until this September. Each had put their lives on hold, served their country...
November 11, 2015 - 12:04am
November 10, 2015
Video: Carved in Stone: military family memories
The Military Family Tribute captures moments in writing from past wars. One Story Stone from each county features an excerpt of correspondence...
November 10, 2015 - 2:46pm
October 21, 2015
Kandiyohi County Recorder’s Office launches veterans reward program
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Recorder’s Office and Veterans Service Office, in partnership with Fidlar Technologies, is launching a new service for veterans known as Honor Rewards. Veterans can sign up at the Recorder’s Office or online to receive an Honor Rewards card qualifying...
October 21, 2015 - 9:14pm
October 20, 2015
Willmar veterans receive pheasant dinners
Alice Isdahl, left, Gayle Larson and Leonard Isdahl load up Monday at the American Legion Post in Willmar to take pheasant meals to veterans...
October 20, 2015 - 9:37am
September 29, 2015
Video: Veterans reap what these women sew
They came from far and near Saturday to the Willmar Senior Community Center to sew pillow cases for active-duty sailors and military in Veterans...
September 29, 2015 - 12:42pm
August 20, 2015
Community workout to raise funds to help prevent suicide in veterans
Suicide claims the lives of 22 veterans in the U.S. each day, and about 30 suicides occur per 100,000 veterans, according to a Time Magazine...
August 20, 2015 - 9:22am
May 28, 2015
Suspected theft at veterans' grave sites solved
WILLMAR – As he has done for previous Memorial Day observances, Chuck Bredeson placed bronze stars on the graves of all veterans in Bethel Lutheran Cemetery this weekend. This Tuesday, when he arrived at the Willmar cemetery to place the grave decorations into storage, all of the...
May 28, 2015 - 11:57am