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Trains are shown Monday in the BNSF Railyard in Willmar. BNSF Railway in the last four years has invested $700 million in Minnesota, and this year expects to spend about $85 million in capital improvements.play button
Railroad industry reps discuss economic impact, improved safety
15 min 41 sec ago
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Minnesota Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey speaks April 18 with the Willmar Human Rights Commission at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society in Willmar.
Human rights commissioner says local conversations build community
39 min 44 sec ago
April 24, 2017
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Special election set Aug. 22
7 hours 20 min ago
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Ken Flowe, chief medical officer at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar,  walks into the physician lounge at the hospital.  Many of the physicians work long hours. Flowe is currently looking into ways to work with physicians to avoid physician burnout.
Rx for resiliency
19 hours 29 min ago
April 23, 2017
Willmar School Board to have special meeting, workshop Monday
April 23, 2017 - 9:27am
April 21, 2017
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A poster for a 2014 benefit dance for the search for Danny Newville, who has been missing since 2002.
Willmar teen among the missing
April 21, 2017 - 10:09pm
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Patty Wetterling speaks Friday during Life Connections at the Willmar Civic Center in Willmar. Her noon speech drew a large crows.play button
Wetterling unsure what's next for her future
April 21, 2017 - 9:12pm
Letter: Little common ground at Trump rally
April 21, 2017 - 8:26pm
Letter: Would like some answers
April 21, 2017 - 8:24pm
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Marketing Concepts of Spicer has apparently pulled out of a pending deal to purchase and redevelop the Nelsen's Laundry site in downtown Willmar. Contamination was discovered at the site following an environmental review.
Marketing Concepts pulls out of Nelsen's Laundry purchase in Willmar
April 21, 2017 - 7:32am
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Brittney Odens, right, marketing coordinator at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, talks to Mary and Dick Nichols Jr. at Life Connections Thursday at the Willmar Civic Center. Rice Hospital is trying to gather people to participate in Trek to the Tropics, a community health walking challenge.
Life Connections continues today
April 21, 2017 - 7:06am
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Ike Holland, the incoming Willmar City Administrator, will arrive for his first day of work on April 25.
Willmar preparing for arrival of new administrator
April 21, 2017 - 7:02am
April 20, 2017
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A water main break causes flooding at Fourth Street Southwest Thursday night in Willmar.
Water main break floods Fourth Street in Willmar
April 20, 2017 - 10:53pm
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Cherry Olsen, as Isobel Lomax, from left, Dean Madsen, as Stephen Biddle, and Laurel Iverson, as Dolly Biddle, rehearse a scene Monday night from "Kitchen Witches." Directed by Ben Watson, the play opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar.
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
April 20, 2017 - 10:18am
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People walk in and out of the Rue 21 store Wednesday at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. The Willmar store is not one of the Minnesota locations that will be closed by the company.
Willmar's Rue 21 doors to stay open
April 20, 2017 - 7:48am