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Haze across west central Minnesota resulting Canadian forest fires
Heavy rainfall causes road flooding in western Wisconsin, Twin Cities
West Fargo-based Titan Machinery tightens its belt during the weak ag economy
Summer Migrant School in Willmar: Three programs combine to make summer school educational, culturally enlightening and fun
America celebrates July 4 with hot dogs and barbecues amid tightened security
NBA Notebook: LeBron, Cavs in no hurry to talk
MLB: Royals place 4 in July 14 All-Star Game’s starting lineup
NWL Baseball: Stingers cool off on a hot day
Women's World Cup: Soccer shock and awe
MLB: Twins waste Santana’s stellar debut
West Central Minnesota celebrates July 4th with a bang
Willmar library exhibit promotes its music catalog, summer reading program
Fan builds collection as a tribute to garage rock bands of the 1960s
Surreal Life: Willmar artist draws inspiration from sub consciousness
Video: Musical production of 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens at the Barn tonight
Slide Show: Spicer Indendence Day Parade
Swanson — Skonard
Idicula — Johnson
Honebrink — Dokkebakken
Chambers — Nelson
Live it: Chill out this summer with these beverage classics
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: Stay-at-home moms and their changing role
Lee E. Gerhardson
Vernon 'Beany' Jahn
Ruth A. (Troen) Gremmels
Roger L. Smith
Commentary: It is time to remember the Korean War
Editorial: Council member Christianson’s isolated city view hurts Willmar
Editorial: Willmar City Council should not try to restrict free speech
Commentary; Charleston and its politics
Commentary: What makes a heavy drinker?
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