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December 12, 2017
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Decision needed soon on Eagle Lake sewer
December 12, 2017 - 8:12am
December 4, 2017
El Paso, Wis., resident Stuart West speaks with attorneys Nov. 30 after being sentenced in Pierce County Circuit Court. Mike Longaecker / Forum News Service
Wis. dog breeder sentenced after inspector says kennel operation was 'the worst I've seen'
December 4, 2017 - 5:29pm
December 3, 2017
Matt Dean, a former Minnesota House of Representatives majority leader, won the straw poll for preferred Republican Party governor candidate among Minnesota Republican State Central Committee delegates Saturday, Dec. 2. (Zach Kayser / Forum News Service)
Matt Dean wins GOP straw poll for Minnesota governor
December 3, 2017 - 11:52pm
December 2, 2017
Six Republican candidates for governor spoke Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at a forum sponsored by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes in Baxter. The candidates are Matt Dean (left), Keith Downey, Mary Giuliani Stephens, Jeff Johnson, David Osmek and Phillip Parrish. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Republican governor candidates dish it out at Brainerd-area forum
December 2, 2017 - 12:29pm
December 1, 2017
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Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson participates in a regular meeting at the Municipal Utilities building auditorium. Concerns have been raised about his supposed Facebook account's likes and comments.
Concerns raised over Ron Christianson’s Facebook account activity; Professor: Elected officials are rightly held to a higher standard
December 1, 2017 - 6:21pm
November 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R), right, delivers remarks while U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R), listens during a panel in Mitchell in this file photo. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
SD senator: Doubling child tax credit will have 'tremendous impact' for families
November 30, 2017 - 5:07pm
November 29, 2017
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Willmar City Administrator Ike Holland, shown in a file photo, says he is pleased with his progress and the city's during his first six months on the job. The Willmar City Council earlier this month reviewed his performance and scored Holland high in community relations, leadership and supervision, while saying he has shown high levels of honesty and integrity.
Willmar city administrator pleased with tenure so far
November 29, 2017 - 5:31am
November 20, 2017
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
November 20, 2017 - 10:20pm
November 18, 2017
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File photo of Rice Memorial Hospital shot Nov.  8, 2017.
Willmar council could decide Monday on Rice Hospital lease
November 18, 2017 - 7:03am
November 16, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Copyright 2017 New York Times
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
November 16, 2017 - 12:28pm
November 15, 2017
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John Harren, Willmar Municipal Utilities general manager, said the proposed water rate hike would be the first time rates for water or electricity have been increased since 2015.
Willmar Utilities rates likely going up
November 15, 2017 - 7:14am
November 14, 2017
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Willmar Airport Master Plan open house is Thursday
November 14, 2017 - 8:08am
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Willmar to apply for Small Cities grant
November 14, 2017 - 6:47am
November 8, 2017
Supporters applaud Melvin Carter III at St. Paul’s Union Depot on Tuesday night, Nov. 7, 2017, after he won the race for St. Paul mayor. Chris Juhn / Special to the Pioneer Press
St. Paul elects former council member as mayor in historic vote
November 8, 2017 - 10:06am
November 7, 2017
Recall process stays the same after Willmar council refuses charter amendments
November 7, 2017 - 10:47pm
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