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South Africa mourns Mandela, will bury him on Dec. 15
Electronics theft at Alexandria Walmart foiled, police say
Two injured in Two Harbors train derailment
U.S. unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Woman killed in crash Thursday near Clara City
Prep Wrestling Roundup: Paynesville upends BBE, BOLD at own triangular
Gymnastics Roundup: St. Cloud Tech tumbles Willmar
Boys Swimming & Diving: Cardinals dunked in opener
Nordic Skiing: Cardinal boys, girls 7th at Powder Ridge
College Volleyball: Ridgewater’s Karbo named All-American
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Play our High School Football Pigskin Pickem Contest
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
Take control of holiday spending: Finance counselor says make a budget, start shopping early
Margaret Anne Walsh
Thomas H. Bonde
Deann Kay Johnson
Arden H. Pearson
DuWayne C. Halvorson
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Willmar Council is balanced (link fixed)
April 16, 2009
Hog expansion approved for Colfax Township
WILLMAR -- Expansion of a confinement hog operation in Colfax Township was unanimously approved Monday by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. When the two additional barns are built at the Dale and Deb Anderson farm, the structures will house 4,500 hogs, or 1,350 animal units. Their...
news / local
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am
March 23, 2009
Judge denies request to halt Watson's legal action against vegetable grower
WATSON -- A district judge has denied a request by Aziz Ansari to dismiss legal action against him by the city of Watson. The recent order by...
news / region
March 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Former U.S. attorney to assist Ansari
WATSON -- An effort to raise legal funds to help Aziz Ansari defend himself against the city of Watson is being suspended, thanks to help that Ansari feels will even the legal playing field. He learned Friday that former U.S. District Attorney David Lillehaug will serve as legal...
news / region
March 23, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
New county ordinance for septic systems under review
WILLMAR -- A proposed ordinance that would revise how septic systems are regulated in Kandiyohi County was reviewed Monday by the Planning Commission. A public hearing will be held March 9. If approved, the county's existing ordinance for individual subsurface sewage treatment systems...
news / local
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Council hears pleas for understanding, reconciliation over project; remains divided on veto
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council failed 4-4 Monday night to override Mayor Les Heitke's veto of the council's April 7 rejection of the $350,000 state grant for the controversial Westwind Estates Third Addition housing project. The mayor issued the veto in an April 8 letter to...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Westwind debate goes to Board of Appeals, are courts next?
WILLMAR -- The landowner who had appealed the conditional use permit for the Westwind Estates Third Addition proposal is looking forward to the opportunity to state his case before the Willmar Board of Zoning Appeals. Attorney Jim Mogen of St.
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 1, 2008
Willmar's Zoning Appeals Board upholds landowner's appeal on Westwind proposal
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Board of Zoning Appeals has upheld Gary Peterson's appeal of the approval of the conditional use permit for a controversial low- and moderate-income housing project in southwest Willmar. Peterson appealed three of the seven findings cited by the Planning Commission...
April 1, 2008 - 12:00am
March 18, 2008
Housing proposal remains hot topic for council
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has ordered that the Board of Zoning Appeals hold a hearing on a controversial low-income housing development planned in southwest Willmar. In another part of the council's Monday night meeting, a member said that Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership...
March 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
Landowner appeals low-income home plan permit
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Planning Commission's approval of a conditional use permit for a low-income, twin-home development in southwest Willmar has been appealed to the Board of Zoning Appeals. Gary Peterson of Willmar has appealed the Planning Commission's Jan. 9 approval of the...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am