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Willmar Senior High School Homecoming Coronation video
Be on the alert for road closures this week in Willmar
Willmar Senior High School Homecoming Coronation gallery
State Patrol confirms fatality in crash near Alexandria
Spicer couple injured in crash on Highway 23
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Mary A. Krogfus
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
October 14, 2009
World Opinion: On the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States . By The Associated Press On the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency: Even after Iran had been caught trying to conceal its nuclear facility near Qom, the head of the United Nations nuclear inspectors...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
September 5, 2009
Stalking prehistoric predators
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK -- We know our mosquitoes too well in Minnesota, but we know very little about the winged insects that love to...
September 5, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Join Odonata survey at Upper Sioux State Park
GRANITE FALLS -- The Upper Sioux Agency State Park is offering an opportunity learn about dragonflies and help survey the park to determine what species are found there. The Odonata survey project workshop will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8 at the park. The day...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 16, 2009
Public hearing to be held regarding Renville County landfill
ST. PAUL -- A public information meeting on the proposed reissuance of the Renville County landfill operating permit is scheduled for 6 p.m. July 28 at the Renville County Office Building in Olivia. The draft permit is open for public review and comment through Aug. 12, according...
July 16, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Milk prices slashed in half for farmers
It's 11 below zero at 6:15 a.m., and Steve and Amy Combs are just finishing milking their 100-head Holstein dairy herd. As the cows file in...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Heartland's car giveaway program continues to grow
WILLMAR -- A unique donation program that gives cars to low-income people has experienced phenomenal growth. Since it was started last year, Heartland Community Action Agency's "Helping people get there" program has collected 29 vehicles to provide low-income families with reliable...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Buffalo Lake meat processor fined $40,000
BUFFALO LAKE -- A meat processor in Buffalo Lake will pay a $40,000 civil penalty for alleged violations of wastewater, permitting, and other hazardous waste rules. The agreement with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency requires North Star Beef, Minnesota Beef and William Gilger...
January 13, 2009 - 1:00pm
January 3, 2009
Upper Minnesota Valley RDC loses role in senior services
APPLETON -- As of the new year, the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission in Appleton no longer has a role in how services such...
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Agencies work to prevent falls among elderly
WILLMAR -- It's commonplace for Connie Feig, director of the Atwater Area Living at Home Block Nurse Program, to hear her elderly clients talk about how they've slipped or stumbled or nearly fallen. So when the Minnesota Department of Human Services launched an initiative recently...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Forums set Tuesday for Kandiyohi County Board, 13B candidates
WILLMAR -- Candidates for the House of Representatives District 13B race will participate in a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sponsored by the Willmar Area League of Women Voters and Heartland Community Action Agency, the one-hour forum will be held in the Willmar City Council Chambers,...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2007
Energy consultant says Big Stone II costs will rise after two owners leave project
WILLMAR -- An energy consultant thinks the cost of the proposed Big Stone II power plant will increase, now that two of seven owners have withdrawn from the project. "The basic message is that the withdrawal of (Great River Energy) and (Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency),...
September 22, 2007 - 12:00am