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"We’re pretty wet. But not as bad as some areas south of us.” says Bridgewater farmer Charles Liesinger. Luke Hagen / Forum News Service
September rainstorm dampens early harvest plans in South Dakota
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Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
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Owner Larry Milsow stands in his Great Northern "City of Spokane" passenger car at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The city of Spokane is one of eight private luxury passenger train cars belonging to the members of the American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
A ride into the past: Luxury train cars on display in St. Paul
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September 19, 2018
Jerry Hennessey (Photo courtesy of the Battle Lake Review)
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
22 hours 19 min ago
Kensington Bank to acquire North American State Bank
September 19, 2018 - 1:10pm
Michael Gallagher
Gallagher leads youth psychiatric hospital
September 19, 2018 - 12:32pm
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Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says
September 19, 2018 - 12:29pm
Jesse Forbrook
Forbrook promoted at RELCO
September 19, 2018 - 11:30am
Lisa Luckhardt
Luckhardt the new administrator of treatment facility
September 19, 2018 - 10:25am
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Work has officially begun on the Co-op Credit Union building project at 19th Avenue and Fifth Street Southeast in Willmar. The financial institution is moving out of Cub Foods and into its own building.
Construction to start on new credit union in Willmar
September 19, 2018 - 8:08am
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Esperanza Aydee Lopez stands in her new restaurant Spurs Grill & Bar in downtown Willmar. She's worked in food service most of her life, but this is her first time owning a restaurant.
Spurs Grill & Bar opens in downtown Willmar: Dream come true for owner
September 19, 2018 - 6:07am
September 18, 2018
Charlie Weaver, executive director of the Minnesota Business Partnership, discusses how the opioid crisis has impacted the state's businesses and workforce during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 18, in St. Paul. Christopher Magan / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
September 18, 2018 - 8:47pm
Brittany Tiede, Lloyd's daughter, gives an emotional embrace inside the barn on their family's dairy farm in Le Center, Minn. Special to Forum News Serviceplay button
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
September 18, 2018 - 11:30am
September 17, 2018
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Construction for a new retail development is underway Friday on the former Dairy Queen lot at First Street and Willmar Avenue Southeast in Willmar. The owner said the location is one of the best intersections in the county.
Redevelopment reigns on Willmar's First Street amid flurry of commercial construction
September 17, 2018 - 10:56pm
Grant County Sheriff Troy Langlie in Elbow Lake, met with the Ashby (Minn.) Farmers Cooperative Elevator board on Sept. 14 and has assigned a deputy to investigate whether general manager Jerome “Jerry” Hennessey stole more than $2 million to support his safari hunting lifestyle.(Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service)
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
September 17, 2018 - 8:47pm