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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
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
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
Willmar City Council
December 7, 2016
Willmar council discusses whether adequate details shared on possible housing project
WILLMAR — A possible multi-unit housing project might now be in danger of falling apart after it was discussed at Monday night's Willmar City Council meeting, before the developer was ready to go public. "I would say this project is in serious jeopardy after our conversation...
December 7, 2016 - 7:16am
December 6, 2016
Final Willmar levy and budget approved
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council on Monday approved the final tax levy and budget for 2017. "It is a culmination of a long budget process...
December 6, 2016 - 6:48am
December 3, 2016
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
WILLMAR — Willmar's Truth-in-Taxation public hearing will be held during Monday's City Council meeting, one of only a couple of items on...
December 3, 2016 - 12:24pm
Willmar wants to preserve at-grade crossing in final railroad bypass design
WILLMAR — When Bruce Peterson, Willmar Planning and Development Services director, met Wednesday with partners of the Willmar Wye project,...
December 3, 2016 - 7:06am
November 22, 2016
Council increases compensation for underpaid city of Willmar positions
WILLMAR — According to a compensation and classification study completed by financial adviser Springsted, the city of Willmar underpays...
November 22, 2016 - 5:50am
November 19, 2016
Willmar City Council to meet Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the council chambers at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building, 700...
November 19, 2016 - 7:34am
Council discusses value of investing in downtown Willmar
WILLMAR — Members of the Willmar City Council gave opposing views on whether the city should continue to support the Willmar Downtown Development...
November 19, 2016 - 5:30am
November 16, 2016
Future of Rice Park project in Willmar is uncertain
WILLMAR — Whether updates at Rice Park will go forward is now in question as the Willmar City Council voted Tuesday to reject all bids...
November 16, 2016 - 10:14pm
November 9, 2016
Schwantes, Asmus, Alvarado elected to Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — It took longer than anyone wanted, but results of the Willmar City Council races were finally released early Wednesday morning and showed decisive victories for Kathy Schwantes, Julie Asmus and Fernando Alvarado. Shawn Mueske retained his seat as well, running unopposed...
November 9, 2016 - 9:11pm
Schwantes defeats Kacher in Willmar Ward 1 race
WILLMAR – Voters in Ward 1 have chosen Kathy Schwantes as their new city council representative. Schwantes had 1,077 votes and Kacher had 558....
November 9, 2016 - 6:01am
Asmus defeats Peppin in Willmar Ward 2 race
WILLMAR – Julie Asmuswill serve as the new Ward 2 city council member, having been elected by voters. Asmus had 1,689 votes and Peppin had...
November 9, 2016 - 5:58am
Alvarado defeats Enos in Willmar Ward 3 race
WILLMAR – The decision in Ward 3 has been made, with voters choosing Fernando Alvarado over Bob Enos to sit on the Willmar City Council. The...
November 9, 2016 - 5:51am
November 8, 2016
Timeline in place for Willmar administrator search
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council took a step forward in the search for a new city administrator, approving the position profile, along...
November 8, 2016 - 4:52am
Willmar council faces decision after Rice Park bids come in over budget
WILLMAR — The bids for the Rice Park project were opened Oct. 25 and the numbers presented were not what the city had hoped. All the bids...
November 8, 2016 - 4:08am
November 4, 2016
Willmar city staff to review deferred assessments for ag land
WILLMAR — After the Willmar City Council last month approved $628,150 in deferred assessment collections for parcels of agricultural land in the city of Willmar, the council asked for the policy to be reviewed. "When you look at the ongoing cost of operating our city and the...
November 4, 2016 - 10:59pm