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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Search for RFC director to continue, board member says
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Lykken named president of Jennie-O as Leitch takes new position with Hormel
Hancock cast acts it out
Basketball: Grove's 26 not enough at Mayville State
Swim: Entzi closes out season at state
Three earn All Area mention from WCT
Basketball: Slow start gives Comets win over UM-Morris
It's about more than winning for Storm seniors
Martin Bruce Hicks
Robert Belew Holmes
Commentary: 'Honor our Old Glory'
Letter to the editor: Vote yes for children on Nov. 7
Letter to the editor: Support the Morris Area Schools referendum
Ghosts in Stevens County? Editor's column
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
William Roger Loberg
Abigail Cassandra-Joan Mogler
Khamora Johnay Mary Anderson
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
June 13, 2009
EDC ponders veterans' home proposal
WILLMAR -- Financial assistance might become one of the bargaining chips as the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission continues its push to obtain a veterans' nursing home and mental health facility for Willmar. The possibility was put forward Thursday...
June 13, 2009 - 5:03am
June 3, 2009
Construction officially begins on MUC's two wind turbines
Construction is underway on the first of Willmar Municipal Utilities' two wind turbines. One of the four sections for the 265-foot tower arrived...
June 3, 2009 - 5:26am
May 26, 2009
Ridgewater College starts work on $17.8M expansion, remodeling
WILLMAR -- A dozen technical programs at Ridgewater College in Willmar will have new or remodeled facilities in the coming years. College officials...
May 26, 2009 - 9:46pm
May 3, 2009
Informational meeting for Kandiyohi County veterans is Tuesday
WILLMAR -- An update on a proposal to build a veterans home in Willmar will be given to Kandiyohi County veterans at 5 p.m.
May 3, 2009 - 5:45pm
May 2, 2009
Law enforcement seeking info on deliberate fires near college
WILLMAR -- The Willmar police and fire departments are seeking information about the person or persons who are responsible for setting deliberate fires in trash containers at Fairview and Evergreen Ridge apartment complexes near Ridgewater College. The two fires this week are very...
May 2, 2009 - 4:13am
April 22, 2009
City, state at odds over historical significance of old airport terminal
WILLMAR -- The final plat for the first phase of redeveloping the old airport into an industrial park is completed and scheduled for spring adoption, says Bruce Peterson, director of planning and development services for the city of Willmar. He said the timing is right, given the...
April 22, 2009 - 4:24am
March 26, 2009
District judge orders charges to be dismissed in case against Willmar man
WILLMAR -- The remaining charges against Scott Edward Wagar have been ordered dismissed for insufficient probable cause. The rural Willmar man...
March 26, 2009 - 1:18am
March 25, 2009
More info needed before research center can proceed
WILLMAR -- There was a shaky start Tuesday to the process of getting community feedback on what kind of equipment and services the University...
March 25, 2009 - 10:24am
March 24, 2009
Bill to ban state purchases from Jennie-O won't go far; Juhnke says bill concerns him little, it will not be heard
WILLMAR -- A bill that would prohibit the state from buying any product made by Jennie-O Turkey Store isn't expected to go far this legislative...
March 24, 2009 - 1:17pm
March 18, 2009
State auditor offers hints to overcome economic woes
WILLMAR -- Calling her job the "Rodney Dangerfield of constitutional offices," state Auditor Rebecca Otto said she doesn't "make the rules" but...
March 18, 2009 - 5:56am
March 12, 2009
Still unsure of how stimulus funding will affect state colleges, Ridgewater plans for cuts during next school year
WILLMAR -- Current programs will still be available when Ridgewater College students begin registering for fall classes next month, but the school's budget will be stretched tight over the coming year. Rising enrollment and cuts in state funding are expected to contribute to budget...
March 12, 2009 - 8:38am
February 18, 2009
Willmar summit will begin national conversation on energy
WILLMAR -- A local group hoping to present a national energy plan to Congress in 2010 is inviting the region's most knowledgeable speakers on energy topics to a citizens' energy summit next week in Willmar. Officials of Citizens Energy Plan say the Feb.
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Organization pushing for new energy initiatives is planning to host summit this month in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Newly formed grassroots organization Citizens Energy Plan will be conducting its first energy summit with the goal to "generate the conversation.'' It will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb.
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
Keeping it local:
WILLMAR -- They can't buy their diamonds in Kandiyohi County, but Elmquist Jewelers keeps most of its other business as local as it can. "We've always tried to buy local," said owner Mike Noonan.
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Needs, gaps in creating a local food system are study points
WILLMAR -- Building a base of local food growers ought to be one of the first steps toward creating a viable local food system in Kandiyohi County, a newly released study has found. The interest is there, said Donna Chollett, the study's author. "People are ready to jump on that...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am