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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
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'
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
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
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
November 30, 2014
Study recommends Willmar Utilities hike electric and water rates in 2015
WILLMAR — Willmar Municipal Utilities Commissioners have taken under advisement a consultant’s recommendation to increase electric rates an average of 4.5 percent and a recommendation to increase water rates an average of 20 percent, both in 2015. Results of a study by Dave Berg...
November 30, 2014 - 10:36pm
October 21, 2014
Utilities work continues in Kandiyohi
An excavator from Voss Plumbing-Heating of Paynesville removes soil Tuesday so workers can replace water and sewer mains on Fourth Street in...
October 21, 2014 - 10:49pm
September 28, 2014
DNR says zebra mussels discovered in metro’s White Bear Lake, Lake Waconia
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Invasive zebra mussels have been found in White Bear Lake, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday.
September 28, 2014 - 11:33pm
September 19, 2014
Belgrade groundwater meeting set for Wednesday
BELGRADE — A meeting of the Bonanza Valley Groundwater Management Area advisory team will be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Soboe Leverson Post in Belgrade. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which is part of an ongoing project...
September 19, 2014 - 11:30pm
August 18, 2014
Public invited to discuss Shakopee Creek water quality project Thursday
NEW LONDON — A project to improve the Minnesota River Basin by focusing on the water quality of the Shakopee Creek region in northern Kandiyohi County will be discussed at a meeting Thursday at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake. A picnic and informal discussion takes place...
August 18, 2014 - 11:19pm
August 10, 2014
Renville Co. groundwater resources mapped
OLIVIA — Icelandic Glacial bottled water calls itself “super-premium” and boasts that it is sourced from the 4,500-year-old Ӧlfus Spring...
August 10, 2014 - 11:28pm
Shakopee Creek Watershed residents to discuss water cleanup
WILLMAR — All residents and landowners in the Shakopee Creek area in northwest Kandiyohi County are invited to a picnic and information meeting about land and water quality Aug. 21 at Kandiyohi County Park No. 7 on Games Lake. The picnic and informal discussion will be available...
August 10, 2014 - 11:15pm
July 24, 2014
Green Lake water samples taken by DNR in continuing search for zebra mussels
SPICER — Equipped with a long, white plankton sieve, plastic bottles and rubb ing alcohol, Nick Brown and his summer intern, Alex Ipsen, collected...
July 24, 2014 - 11:40pm
A single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake, survey of lake to continue
SPICER –– To look at it, the one tiny zebra mussel that was found on a dock on the southeast side of Green Lake on Monday isn’t much to...
July 24, 2014 - 12:26am
July 23, 2014
DNR investigating report of zebra mussel on Green Lake
SPICER — A report than an adult zebra mussel was found on a dock post on the southeast side of Green Lake is being investigated by the Minnesota...
July 23, 2014 - 12:22am
July 11, 2014
Kandiyohi County lifts no-wake advisories
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday afternoon that the Sheriff’s Office has lifted the 1,000-foot, no-wake advisory for Green Lake and the 500-foot advisory for all other lakes in Kandiyohi County. The advisories had been in effect to prevent...
July 11, 2014 - 11:26pm
July 10, 2014
More Minn. boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials said Thursday that they are finding too many boaters who are not taking required steps to...
July 10, 2014 - 11:00pm
June 22, 2014
Kandiyohi County deputies issue many warnings but sheriff satisfied with overall compliance with no wake advisory
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County deputies issued about 40 verbal warnings Friday and Saturday for people who were disobeying the no wake advisory on area lakes. But, considering the number of people who use the county’s numerous lakes, that number probably isn’t too bad, Kandiyohi...
June 22, 2014 - 11:13pm
June 18, 2014
No wake advisory issued in Kandiyohi, Meeker counties
WILLMAR — The sheriffs in Kandiyohi and Meeker counties have issued no wake advisories for all lakes in their counties until the high water...
June 18, 2014 - 11:30pm
June 17, 2014
Pilot project under way at landfill to test new leachate treatment
NEW LONDON — Every day thousands of gallons of putrid water laced with bacteria and nasty chemicals seep through heaps of garbage at the Kandiyohi...
June 17, 2014 - 11:18pm