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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
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Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
February 13, 2011
Proposal to conduct ditch reviews on agenda for Kandiyohi County on Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners is expected to take action Tuesday on whether or not to proceed with a redetermination of benefits for County Ditches 23A and 26. If commissioners give the process the go-ahead, they will appoint viewers for the lengthy process. Much...
February 13, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Swift Co. receives $500K grant for 800-megahertz radios for fire personnel
BENSON -- A major federal grant will help equip Swift County firefighters with new emergency radios. The Swift County Board of Commissioners were told Tuesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Homeland Security is providing a $521,197 grant to be used...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
Salaries are established for 2011 for Kandiyohi Co. officials
WILLMAR -- The 2011 salary for the Kandiyohi County Commissioners will be the same as it's been for the last three years. In a unanimous vote...
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 7, 2010
2011 county budget expected to get final vote Thursday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote Thursday on the final 2011 budget and levy. The action is on the agenda for the board's 10 a.m. meeting, which is being held Thursday this week, rather than today, to allow the commissioners to attend the...
December 7, 2010 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Redetermination of county ditch benefits under way on eight systems
WILLMAR -- A process to figure out how much certain landowners should pay to maintain public drainage ditch systems is under way in Kandiyohi County. The redetermination of benefits of 11 public ditch systems began this year. The process is nearly completed on eight systems that...
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
November 15, 2010
Kandiyohi Co. Board scheduled to meetsTuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Health and Human Services building. Items on the agenda include a nuisance abatement special assessment for Robert Wojcik and Scott and Viona Hanson, a report on a project to establish redetermination...
November 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2010
County Board set to meet with Lake Andrew Township tonight
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners are scheduled to attend a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. tonight with the Lake Andrew Township board of directors to discuss the proposed turn-back of two roads. The hearing will be held at the Lake Andrew town hall, located at 14921 County...
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2010
Shuck wants to reshape county programs
WILLMAR -- Living and working on the farm that his family established more than 120 years ago in northwestern Kandiyohi County, Dean Shuck has...
October 7, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Co. Board observes a moment of silence for fallen soldier
WILLMAR -- After reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the meeting Tuesday, members of the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners fell silent. At the request of board Chairman Richard Falk, the commissioners held a moment of silence in honor of a New London man,...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
City Council to meet Monday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday in the chambers at the Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litchfield Ave.
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Co. commissioners meet Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners will set the 2011 budget and utility rates for the Green Lake Sanitary Sewer and Water District when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the second floor of the Health and Human Services building, 2200 23rd St. N.E., in Willmar.
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
County Board candidates present views
WILLMAR -- Consolidating services and saving taxpayers money was the theme of listener-generated questions that were posed to the six men running...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Kandiyohi County Board meets Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners meets at 10 a.m.
August 1, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Bird Island balks at co. ditch cost; Renville Co. may as well
OLIVIA -- The city of Bird Island has balked at a recommendation by viewers for County Ditch 66 that the city pay an annual outlet fee of $7,000 for its ongoing maintenance. Renville County may balk as well. The Renville County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to postpone...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Kandiyohi County Board of commissioners meets Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners meet at 10 a.m.
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am