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Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
November 6, 2016
Men's long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age
Working long hours and skimping on sleep in midlife may lead to poorer physical health in old age, according to a study from Finland. A quarter-century study of Finnish businessmen found those who worked more than 50 hours a week and slept less than 47 hours weekly when they were...
November 6, 2016 - 11:04pm
August 9, 2016
Citing morale, productivity, rising number of employers allowing pets at work
Charlie is an ideal colleague. He's energetic, knows how to handle bullies and has serious people skills. His work mostly entails riding on a...
August 9, 2016 - 9:19am
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
September 16, 2010 - 12:00am