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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 13, 2011
Volunteer Fair scheduled this afternoon in Willmar
A Volunteer Fair will be held in Willmar today for people to learn about services provided and volunteer opportunities. The event will be held from 1-4 p.m. this afternoon at the Willmar Community and Activity Center, 624 Hwy. 71 NE, Willmar. For more information, call the event...
October 13, 2011 - 9:36am
Sonshine: Willmar man uses farming skills to volunteer
Update 11 a.m.
July 13, 2011 - 11:46am
May 21, 2011
Helping hands in Montevideo: Brush with Kindness assists homeowners with maintenance
MONTEVIDEO -- New graduate Matt Sudduth was still wearing his cap and gown when he waved down the van full of strangers. They pulled up, snapped...
May 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 20, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 20 Fire destroys home on Games Lake NEW LONDON -- Fire destroyed a home and its contents on the north shore of Games Lake late Friday night. Flames were shooting through the roof as the first firefighters with the New London Department arrived...
December 20, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Sheriff's posse training in Litchfield
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Mathies named volunteer of the year
LITCHFIELD --The Minnesota State Sheriff's Association has selected Meeker County Sheriff's Office Volunteer Tom Mathies as the 2010 Volunteer of the Year Award Winner. Sheriff Jeff Norlin says that Mathies actually has a lifetime of service to his communities from serving in the...
September 8, 2010 - 11:29am
June 21, 2010
Volunteer efforts are now underway in Wadena, Minn.; relief fund set up at bank
WADENA, Minn. - Volunteer efforts for tornado cleanup in Wadena started this morning as the city looks to rebound from a devastating twister last Thursday. All volunteers wishing to help with the cleanup are asked to arrive and park in the parking lot for the former Pamida, along...
June 21, 2010 - 11:10am
April 19, 2010
Free oil change and check-up provided on vehicles owned by low-income families
Volunteer student mechanics and local businesses teamed up with public agencies Saturday to provide 30 low-income families with a free oil change...
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2010
Mission trip sends local physician to hospital in Haiti's north
WILLMAR -- It was dark when Dr.
April 1, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
'Something to live for': Bethesda volunteer, 75, presented award from Aging Services of Minn.
WILLMAR -- Mary Jane Stredde was so busy greeting well-wishers Tuesday afternoon that she hardly had time to sip her coffee. Stredde, 75, shook...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 13, 2010
Solutions being sought for KAT's volunteer driver program
WILLMAR -- Solutions are being sought to keep a volunteer driver program, which transports people to medical appointments, operating in the aftermath of a new state interpretation of federal rules. If a resolution isn't reached by the Department of Human Services and Minnesota Department...
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Interpretation creating new headaches for the volunteer drivers at KAT
WILLMAR -- At least three or four times a week Maury Ferden uses his personal vehicle to drive Kandiyohi County residents to medical appointments. Those...
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2009
Study finds volunteerism at a crossroads
WILLMAR -- As Minnesota's economy sank deeper into recession this year, Mary Quirk and her colleagues at the Minnesota Association for Volunteer...
December 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
A healing touch
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 26, 2009
Humane Society, businesses team up to give dogs a treat
At the Spicer Dairy Queen, a visit to the drive-up window means ice cream for the humans and a biscuit for any dog that happens to be riding along. It doesn't take long for the dogs to figure this out, said Michelle Ramsey, a Dairy Queen employee who often works the drive-up window. "We...
February 26, 2009 - 12:01am