Local News
  • e-cigarette

    The Kandiyohi County Fair Board has expanded its ban on tobacco products to include electronic cigarettes(e-cigs). They hope to stem substance use and abuse, in general, and promote a healthier atmosphere at the fair. The …

    Keep Reading >>

    04 Aug 15
  • wind turbiine

    The president of Sibley Wind Substation Steven G. Estes has asked the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to cancel the station’s project permit. The company wishes to put a hold on its project two miles southwest …

    Keep Reading >>

    04 Aug 15
  • Recall

    More than a dozen members of a group looking to recall Willmar 2nd Ward Council Member Ron Christianson presented a petition to city officials at 8:25 this morning. The next step will be to have …

    Keep Reading >>

    04 Aug 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The sudden end to the walleye fishing season on Lake Mille Lacs has Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton ramping up plans for a special session to help area resorts and considering …

    Keep Reading >>

    04 Aug 15
  • court

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of claims have been filed alleging clergy abuse as the court deadline comes to a close in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy case. Attorneys have counted more than …

    Keep Reading >>

    04 Aug 15
  • School Bus

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Education and its student testing contractor have reached a settlement over spring testing glitches. Pearson, the vendor, will take $1 million off its new three-year contract …

    Keep Reading >>

    04 Aug 15
  • pontoon

    A Clara City man has died when he was trapped under a pontoon after it turtled on Golden pond near Willmar. 76-year-old Philip Thissen was trapped under the overturned boat for 20 minutes, according to …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Aug 15
  • handshake isolated on business background

    Heartland Community Action of Willmar and Western Community Action of Marshall are moving ahead with a merger. The board of directors for the two Community Action Agencies voted unanimously July 15 to merge the two …

    Keep Reading >>

    03 Aug 15