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Casting a rainbow during battle
Irondale marching band to perform July 27 at Big Cat
Asbestos removal starts in Hancock buildings (with video)
Irondale marching band returns to Morris; public performance July 27
After computer upgrades, wait times at some Minnesota license bureaus still hours
Junior Legion: Morris falls to elimination bracket
Sunny skies for annual Marv Meyer Fun Run
Legion Baseball: Hancock eliminated from sub-district playoffs
Zosel heads to USF for golf
Amateur Baseball: Morris takes Stevens County with win at Hancock
Rodney Owen Thompson
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Colorful crew tosses candy July 4
Stevens County Times Editorial: Take care of your lawn
Letter to the editor: Contact Senate about healthcare bill
Letter to the editor: Happy July 4
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
Active farming applications available July 24
Dairy hosts Open House
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
December 13, 2010
U of M approves lease for research center at MinnWest
December 13, 2010 - 1:53am
July 22, 2010
Funding can be found for clean energy
WILLMAR -- With the stated goal of using biofuels as an engine to move the region to a positive economic future, community leaders heard Wednesday about tools to make that happen. Bill Glahn, director of the Minnesota Office of Energy Security, discussed during a forum in Willmar...
July 22, 2010 - 7:41am
July 13, 2010
Free concert Wednesday kicks off Sonshine
WILLMAR -- Starting today, an estimated 20,000 people will make their way to Willmar for one of the largest Christian music festivals in the...
July 13, 2010 - 8:09am
June 1, 2010
New name, new purpose
WILLMAR -- Willmar's 16-bed psychiatric hospital is not a hospital anymore. Along with the layoff of seven employees in April, the Community...
June 1, 2010 - 8:53am
March 5, 2010
Willmar film festival to highlight stories of immigrants
WILLMAR -- Immigrant stories, as seen through the lens of a movie camera, will be featured in a month-long film festival that opens Monday with a showing of "The Visitor." The free four-week series was organized by the Willmar Area Comprehensive Immigration Reform coalition to help...
March 5, 2010 - 10:41am
February 11, 2010
Jury returns verdict against clinic, hospital, awards $23.2 to family of handicapped child
WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County jury has awarded $23.2 million to a Paynesville family whose daughter is severely handicapped due to complications during her birth in June 2007 at Rice Memorial Hospital. The verdict was returned Tuesday evening in Kandiyohi County District Court and...
February 11, 2010 - 4:49am
December 15, 2009
Glitch stops Willmar's turbines from turning
WILLMAR -- Willmar's two wind turbines have not been turning for a week and a half because the manufacturer did not install heating equipment...
December 15, 2009 - 11:40am
December 11, 2009
Idea for a community-owned grocery store gathers momentum
WILLMAR -- Interest is sprouting in establishing a community-owned grocery store featuring locally produced food and possibly food delivery,...
December 11, 2009 - 10:17am
November 16, 2009
Future of Willmar mental health hospital unknown
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County officials say the 16-bed adult mental health hospital that opened a year ago in Willmar could be closed down while...
November 16, 2009 - 2:03am
November 2, 2009
Former WCI accounting director faces 10 felony charges for fraud, theft from service agency
WILLMAR -- A 55-year-old Kerkhoven man made his first court appearance Thursday on 10 felony charges for allegedly stealing more than $17,000 from West Central Industries over a period of two years. Steven Douglas Byers, the former accounting director for West Central Industries,...
November 2, 2009 - 2:23am
October 21, 2009
Kandiyohi County selected as pilot site for court payments
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Courthouse has been selected as a pilot site for a centralized court payment system for the Minnesota Judicial Branch. The decision to locate this "one-of-a-kind" payment center in Willmar could mean the addition of 12 to 16 jobs for the Eighth Judicial...
October 21, 2009 - 12:37am
October 7, 2009
Kandiyohi County will offer cities federal recovery bonds to spur economic development
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners are hesitant to use federal recovery zone bonds as an economic development tool for themselves, but they agreed Tuesday to extend the offer to municipalities in the county. The county has access to $522,000 in bonding authority for public...
October 7, 2009 - 7:29am
October 2, 2009
Early Childhood Initiative, SW Initiative develop kids book about rural firefighters
WILLMAR -- More than 4 out of 5 fire departments use on-call and volunteer firefighters rather than full-time career employees and protect half...
October 2, 2009 - 2:32am
Kids caught TP'ing will face fine under amended ordinance
WILLMAR -- An amendment approved Tuesday by the Kandiyohi County Commissioners could mean a $300 fine for kids caught TP'ing during homecoming week. Under the amended nuisance ordinance, the Sheriff's Department will be able to charge people under the county's nuisance ordinance...
September 2, 2009 - 1:00am
September 1, 2009
Dedication of turbines turns energy focus to new generation
WILLMAR -- Energy is an important issue for young people like Landon Peterson. That's why, when Willmar Municipal Utilities dedicates its two...
September 1, 2009 - 8:36am