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$1.4 billion budget surplus expected in Minnesota
Billionaire: If Trump succeeds, so does Mexico
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
NLS discusses health risks of synthetic turf
Dine in on Saturday
Cards open with tough win over Tech
Briefs: Patriots TE Gronkowski to have back surgery
Wolves' Cole Aldrich on best, worst of playing in New York
MLB, players reach labor agreement
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Eagles on roadways: Give them a brake
Janet L. Barber
Betty S. Adrian
Valerie Geline Wallace
Roger R. Logan
Arvin A. Dahmes
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Ryan Joel Bakker
Marcinkowski - Harter
Bill & Evelyn Somerville
September 22, 2015
Willmar hosting northern pike meeting
WILLMAR — Willmar is host to the last in a series of statewide informational meetings on a proposal to change regulations for northern pike. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting the meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 at the Kandiyohi County Health...
September 22, 2015 - 10:53am
June 24, 2015
Kandiyohi County Road 8 in Kandiyohi City reopens
KANDIYOHI — Construction on Kandiyohi County Road 8 in the City of Kandiyohi is done and the road is now open to traffic. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department said in a news release Wednesday that the road has been paved and work on that section of the project has been...
June 24, 2015 - 11:21pm
June 14, 2015
SLIDESHOW VIDEO: Kandi is Dandy Parade
Bubbles the Clown hands out water during the Kandi is Dandy Parade on Saturday in Kandiyohi. Due to a city-wide sewer and water project, the...
June 14, 2015 - 11:43pm
May 27, 2015
Bird flu numbers increase again; 97 Minnesota farms affected
WILLMAR –– Three new cases of bird flu were reported today on Minnesota farms, bringing the total number to 97 poultry farms affected by the deadly H5N2 virus. The latest cases include commercial turkey farms in Kandiyohi, Meeker and Brown counties that have presumptive positive...
May 27, 2015 - 3:08pm
May 1, 2015
Road closed during road construction in Kandiyohi
KANDIYOHI — A detour on Kandiyohi County Road 8 in the city of Kandiyohi began this week and will last through the end of May as crews work...
May 1, 2015 - 11:26pm
April 16, 2015
Video: A Day in the Life - Midnight to 6 a.m.
Video: A Day in the Life - Midnight to 6 a.m.
April 16, 2015 - 10:20am
April 14, 2015
Fire damages house in SW Willmar
WILLMAR — Multiple fire departments responded to a fire around noon Tuesday in southwest Willmar that caused heavy damage to a residence. The...
April 14, 2015 - 11:33pm
April 1, 2015
Grass fires reported in Willmar area, red flag warning issued
WILLMAR — Strong winds and low humidity have caused a number of grass fires this week in Kandiyohi County, and have also caused the National...
April 1, 2015 - 11:27pm
January 12, 2015
Records published Jan. 13
This is the records summary for Jan. 13. Fire destroys barn near Clarkfield CLARKFIELD — A barn was destroyed in an early morning fire Sunday near Clarkfield. Straw bales inside the barn were also destroyed, but all the animals were able to escape, according to the Yellow Medicine...
January 12, 2015 - 11:26pm
Akerson asks judge's order for release of information from school
WILLMAR — The attorney for the former Willmar High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student asked the court for an order releasing information from the Willmar Public Schools during a court appearance on Monday. Chad Akerson, 34, appeared...
January 12, 2015 - 3:03pm
December 29, 2014
Bundle up as frigid conditions take hold
WILLMAR — Bundle up when venturing out. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen is advising that the area will see frigid temperatures for the next couple of days. Tonight’s temperature will dip to minus 8 degrees, and a northwest wind at 10 miles per hour will bring the...
December 29, 2014 - 10:30am
December 7, 2014
Kids to help name the canine officers
WILLMAR — Two German Shepherd dogs from Slovakia are on their way to Minnesota, where they will join the Willmar Police Department and Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office as new canine officers. Both departments will restart their K9 units when the dogs complete their training...
December 7, 2014 - 9:40pm
December 5, 2014
Transit employees negotiate wages
WILLMAR — Negotiations are underway in hopes of reaching a contract agreement with employees from the transit systems in Kandiyohi County and Renville County before the Jan. 1 merger of the two entities takes place and employees are working under the new Central Community Transit. “There’s...
December 5, 2014 - 10:17pm
December 2, 2014
Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office honors two quick-thinking men who saved a fellow diner at a café this fall
WILLMAR — Two friends out for breakfast at the same restaurant where a man collapsed were described as “miracles” by the man’s wife. On...
December 2, 2014 - 11:08pm
November 7, 2014
The Kandi shortcut
It didn’t take motorists long to find a shortcut into Kandiyohi once County Road 8 at U.S. Highway 12 closed for sewer and water improvements....
November 7, 2014 - 10:55pm