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Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
1 dead, 2 treated after apparent CO poisoning during weekend boating excursion
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
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Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Willmar Fests tennis champs crowned
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'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Pedal for Project Impact 2017: Local cyclists ride for a reason
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
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WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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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
May 26, 2015
Cartoon by Chris Britt
May 26, 2015 - 5:30am
May 25, 2015
Video: WWII Medic, from Atwater, receives Quilt of Valor
World War II combat medic Glenn Stranberg, 97, of Atwater, served in both the Pacific and European Theaters from 1943-45. On Memorial Day weekend, he was presented with a Quilt of Valor by Gayle Liebe. The Sunday ceremony was held at Bethesda Pleasantview, where Glenn is a resident....
May 25, 2015 - 8:16am
May 24, 2015
Video: Korean veterans place flags at St. Mary's Cemetery
On Memorial Day Weekend, military veterans from the American Legion, VFW, Disabled Veterans and other groups place over 1,800 flags on the gravesites...
May 24, 2015 - 12:33pm