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State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
Willmar City Council to meet Monday evening
Willmar Schools realigning program for English Learners to serve greater number of students
Kandiyohi County formalizes advisory committee for AIS prevention efforts
NHL Playoffs: Minnesota’s net still belongs to Bryzgalov
Prep Softball: Tribune area previews
NFL: 49ers put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
College Athletics: Foss, Fragodt honored as UMAC’s top scholar-athletes
The Insider: More Boston Marathon entrants from area listed
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Donna J. Alberts
Cornelius "Cornie" Zondervan
Michael W. Pelkey
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Letter: A need to help homeless
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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