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Traffic deaths up 14 percent in Minnesota
Beheading victim agreed to be tied up and beaten, according to charges against Minnesota woman
After flying motorcycle video goes viral, SUV driver steps forward
Slew of events set this summer in New London’s Riverspace project
Willmar Police Department looks to buy four new vehicles
Willmar's Ditmarson wins pitchers' duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers can't solve Rox pitchers
Women's Basketball: Remembering Pat Summitt
Flustered Williams advances in straight sets at Wimbledon
NBA: High school coach remembers Timberwolves’ Dunn’s accomplishments
Children’s production on stage at The Barn this weekend
Comedy production opens Thursday in New London
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Remembering our deployed soldiers over the Fourth of July
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Cornelia B. Fredrick
David J. Bingham
Donald D. Coleman
Commentary: Sanders is making his goodbye count
Commentary: Double trouble is coming with Trump
Commentary: Republicans' Benghazi Report seeks repetition, not the truth
Cartoon from June 30
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
April 1, 2015
Expert: Welcome tomfoolery at work
FARGO — If you get a call at work today and someone asks: “Do you have Prince Albert in a can?” just play along. Anyone working that tired...
News / nation
April 1, 2015 - 6:00am
July 11, 2014
Even on vacation, many find it difficult to disconnect from work
FARGO, N.D. — Vacation. It’s a word to conjure with, summoning forth images of sand, sun and inboxes. Inboxes?
July 11, 2014 - 11:28pm
July 7, 2014
Work begins today on County Road 138
Road work is scheduled to begin today on Kandiyohi County Road 138 from County Road 10 to County Road 98. The road will be closed to through traffic for grading and gravel base operations. Travelers needing to go north or south should drive east past County Road 138 and travel north...
News / local
July 7, 2014 - 11:12pm
August 19, 2013
City to close 19th Street Northwest for rail crossing work
WILLMAR — The City of Willmar announced today that 19th Street Northwest between West Trunk Highway 12 to north of the BNSF railroad tracks will be closed starting at 7 a.m. Thursday through 5 p.m. Friday this week for rail crossing improvements. Traffic will not be allowed through...
August 19, 2013 - 1:44pm
May 13, 2013
RR crossing in Raymond, Minn, closed Wednesday for repairs
RAYMOND - The Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 7 in the city of Raymond will be closed Wednesday for repairs. The closure will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should plan to use alternate routes. -- Staff reports
News / local
May 13, 2013 - 4:37pm
Benson Ave. West in Willmar, Minn., closed this week
WILLMAR -- Benson Avenue West between Seventh Street and Eighth Street will be closed through Friday for roofing improvements at the Willmar Municipal Utilities Power Plant, the city Public Works Department has announced. Officials anticipate the work will be completed by late afternoon...
News / local
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 5, 2012
Coach Carolyn blog: Take a vacation this summer
June 5, 2012 - 8:50am
February 22, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: New kid on the block
February 22, 2012 - 8:40am
January 27, 2012
Contractors file claims for work lost during shutdown
ST. PAUL (AP) -- Claims against the state for interrupted road work during last summer's government shutdown are piling up. So far, 29 claims by highway contractors who lost work have been settled for $2 million.
January 27, 2012 - 10:19am
January 2, 2012
Work experience program helps launch students into life
WILLMAR -- Willmar Senior High student Chris Voss watches a big white pickup truck slowly move through the car wash at Walt's of Willmar, and...
News / local / education
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2011
Twin Cities contractor survives nail gun wound to chest
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- A contractor working on a project in a suburban Twin Cities home has survived a nail gun wound to the chest. Police say the accident happened Monday afternoon in Brooklyn Park. A woman left the home while the contractor worked and returned hours later to find...
News / state
January 25, 2011 - 9:12am
November 27, 2010
Commentary: The hard work of a downtown Christmas
NEW YORK CITY -- A week ago in the big city, I'm bopping along Fifth Avenue with my brother, and the place is one huge construction site. But this evening's industriousness differs from the usual after-hours midtown work. Guys aren't pouring new cement, climbing out of sewer manholes...
opinion / commentary
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2010
Editorial: Work on vital Grass Lake site continues
It is good to see the Grass Lake restoration project near Willmar has finally gotten on the political radar this week. Elected officials, state natural resource officials and property owners met Tuesday to discuss Grass Lake developments and building consensus on phase two options. The...
opinion / editorials
September 16, 2010 - 12:00am
August 19, 2010
Road work begins today between Fairfax and Hector
WILLMAR -- A major pavement patching project began today on state Highway 4 between Fairfax and Hector. Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 to 15 minutes during work hours. Crews will be working on the project until approximately 3:30 p.m. today and then again from 8...
News / local
August 19, 2010 - 11:45am
August 16, 2010
Excerpts from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: From The Associated Press On work force need for more immigrants: The warning is not new: With the retirement of baby boomers, we will face a worker and skills shortage.
opinion / editorials
August 16, 2010 - 12:00am