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Snowstorm dumps more than a foot in central Minn.
Granite Falls man injured when semi, school bus collide near Renville
Spring storm continues to batter area; 8-inches of snow in Olivia, Litchfield
Former New York Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50 million on gun control
Twins' Hughes unravels against Toronto
Prep baseball: RCW’s Schaub gets 300th coaching win
Prep softball roundup: RCW drops twin bill
Prep baseball roundup: Six-run 7th lifts BBE
Girls Golf Roundup: Norlin, Litchfield win first conference meet
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Fannie E. Rogers
Emma Elizabeth Munsterman
James 'Jim' Draeger
Mildred "Mickey" H. Wermager
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Letter: Compassion within a tragedy
Minnesota Opinion: Stop distracted driving on Minnesota highways
Minnesota Opinion: Moving in a civil rights direction in America
Commentary: Rand Paul’s amateur hour
Commentary: Sebelius is a scapegoat for Obama
December 24, 2013
Kandiyohi County Recycling Center encourages residents to recycle gift wrap
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Recycling Center is encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas wrapping paper, cardboard boxes and unwanted Christmas lights this year. Landfills across the region see increases in volume due to holiday gift-giving, the center said in a news...
news / local
December 24, 2013 - 11:56am
March 8, 2012
Color Me Green blog: Shop to reduce food waste
I read in a recent article that the United States generates more than 34 million tons of food waste each year, according to the EPA. Composting...
March 8, 2012 - 8:16am
December 31, 2010
10 stories that made 2010 history
While a number of stories played a part in shaping the region during 2010, the No. 1 news story of the year is the number of local elected officials who were voted out of office by their constituents. The four men -- holding state, city and county offices -- had a combined 60 years...
December 31, 2010 - 12:03pm
August 25, 2010
Biofuel plant in Wyo to work with sugar cane waste
Wyoming is a long way from places where sugar cane is grown, but a test plant in the northeast part of the state will soon be turning sugar cane waste into biofuel. KL Energy Corp., based in Rapid City, S.D., and Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras announced an agreement Tuesday...
news / nation
August 25, 2010 - 7:46am
August 23, 2010
Rice Hospital tackles waste reduction in ways big and small
WILLMAR -- Her hands clad in blue gloves, Robin Spencer, a medical technologist in the Rice Memorial Hospital laboratory, rinses a set of used...
August 23, 2010 - 12:21am
April 6, 2010
American Opinion: On the waste disposal
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: By The Associated Press On the waste disposal: Reps. Norm Dicks, Doc Hastings and Jay Inslee of Washington and John Spratt and James Clyburn of South Carolina signed the letter to Chu seeking the removal of $115...
opinion / commentary
April 6, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Body parts found at Kansas medical waste company
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Three individuals have been identified so far among six heads and numerous other human body parts found in a truck at a Kansas medical waste facility, including at least one man who was to have been cremated, a coroner said Tuesday. Sealed plastic bags containing...
news / nation
March 31, 2010 - 10:05am
March 15, 2010
Requirement for hazardous waste could be harming the environment
WILLMAR -- A state system meant to track minimal quantities of hazardous materials that businesses bring to disposal facilities could be backfiring and actually harming the environment. Kandiyohi County Household Hazardous Waste officials said they fear some hazardous materials that...
news / local
March 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2009
Commentary: New city treatment plant is a good step
City officials and citizens recently saw up close the construction site of Willmar's new $86.2 million wastewater treatment plant and conveyance system. They saw good construction progress that is creating the new wastewater treatment system located nearly six miles west of the city...
opinion / editorials
September 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 5, 2009
Wastewater treatment project on schedule
Officials say construction is on schedule and on budget for Willmar's new $86.2 million wastewater treatment plant and conveyance system. With the exception of recent heavy rain that slowed work, progress has been good, said Aaron Nelson, field engineer for Graham Construction Services...
news / extra / local
September 5, 2009 - 9:52am
August 11, 2009
news / local
August 11, 2009 - 12:00am