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Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Angel investor group to focus on agriculture development in Kandiyohi County
Study looking at economic feasibility for whitewater park in Granite Falls
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Commentary: Herr Trumpf, how horrifying
March 8, 2014
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
Need a warm place for your children to play? The Willmar Assembly of God Church’s Kidsworld addition is opening to the public this week. The...
March 8, 2014 - 8:09am
March 1, 2014
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
What if you could have dropped in on Steve Jobs’ garage while he tinkered and built the first Apple computers? Thirty-six students in the...
March 1, 2014 - 7:18am
February 22, 2014
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
At the World Junior Curling Championships in Flims, Switzerland, next week, Randy and Susie Czarnetzki will be watching potential future Olympians...
February 22, 2014 - 1:49am
February 8, 2014
Go for the gold: Your guide to the 2014 Winter Olympics
In the United States, no other sporting event inspires as much good old-fashioned American pride as the Olympic Games. Over the next two...
February 8, 2014 - 1:53am
February 1, 2014
Super Bowl Sunday: Touchdown-worthy recipes for the big game
Whether you watch the Super Bowl for the football or the commercials, most everyone can agree that food is an essential part of any Super Bowl...
February 1, 2014 - 1:51am
December 13, 2013
Volunteers make hand-made connections of love and support to babies in Kandiyohi County
Gunnar Thorp is snuggled and asleep in a thick, colorful quilt that not only keeps the 1-month-old baby warm during naps, but also provides a...
December 13, 2013 - 11:15pm
November 9, 2013
Benson, Minn., graduate pens trilogy; 'Bloodmark' now available
Aurora (Sandstrom) Whittet was 9 years old and didn’t know a soul when her family moved to a lonely little farm near Benson. Hidden away in...
November 9, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2013
Willmar ALC students promote anti-bullying campaign in their school (with video)
Their banner says it for the students at Willmar Area Learning Center, “Bullying … Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That!” Students in the...
November 2, 2013 - 3:00am
October 28, 2013
Atwater, Minn., men bond on the road while working for NASCAR
Father and son Greg and Matt Tauer have a road trip tradition: When they arrive at their destination, they always eat at a restaurant, preferably...
October 28, 2013 - 9:42am
October 21, 2013
Willmar, Minn., grad produces Pioneer TV’s Emmy-winning documentary
Dana Johnson said goodbye to Los Angeles and London and came home to Willmar and western Minnesota to launch her career in video production. Two...
October 21, 2013 - 1:59pm
On the other side of the world: Willmar, Minn., auctioneer uses her talents to help others
Kristine Fladeboe Duininck has auctioned for events across west central Minnesota, the Upper Midwest and even the country. But for the first...
October 21, 2013 - 9:22am
October 5, 2013
Changing colors: Yellows, oranges, reds provide spectacular backdrop in west central Minnesota
From soft golden yellows to bright, brilliant reds, fall colors have begun to appear in west central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota...
October 5, 2013 - 7:00am
September 14, 2013
Trains keep Japan flowing
I don’t get around much … but recently I found myself on the bullet train to Kyota. At 180 mph, the Japanese country side passes in a blur...
September 14, 2013 - 12:04am
August 31, 2013
Savor your summer produce all year long
Ready to harvest those fresh fruits and vegetables from your summer garden? This year, don't let any of your hard-earned produce go to waste:...
August 31, 2013 - 10:16pm
August 10, 2013
Flushable products causing clogs in sewer lines
WILLMAR -- Certain consumer products such as disinfecting wipes are touted as disposable and even flushable. But those and similar products...
August 10, 2013 - 1:07am