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November 22, 2016
Turkey Haven -- Kornell’s Garden is home to heritage birds
WILLMAR, Minn. — Kandiyohi County is definitely not the place you want to be in the days before Thanksgiving if you are a turkey. Unless, that is, you are a colorful bird and happen to make your roost on Kornell Erickson’s farm a few miles south of Willmar. His 40 turkeys are...
November 22, 2016 - 10:04pm
November 17, 2016
Six-point buck head butts Willmar deer hide business owner, but escapes with his hide
WILLMAR, Minn. – A six-point buck head-butted a rural Willmar business owner, jumped over counters and tipped over boxes before fleeing out of the door in which he arrived on Wednesday. The “intruder” caused havoc at Johnson Fur on South Highway 71 where workers are in the process...
November 17, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 10, 2016
Willmar businesses focus of national TV show
WILLMAR — Willmar is getting another taste of the national media, as a business news show on MSNBC is spotlighting the city’s diverse downtown. Airing at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, on MSNBC is “Your Business,” and Willmar is the focus of the Main Street USA segment. Kevin...
November 10, 2016 - 8:47pm
October 19, 2016
Man on meth allegedly assaults woman because ghosts told her to kill him
WILLMAR – A Willmar man, high on methamphetamine, allegedly threatened a woman with a knife and attempted to strangle her because he believed ghosts were telling the woman to kill him. Avaran Sambrando Elizondo, 39, was charged Oct. 4 with felonies for second-degree assault, domestic...
October 19, 2016 - 9:15pm
September 26, 2016
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington girls soccer team battled the Willmar Cardinals on Saturday at Trojan Field, but also battled the elements -- it lost to both. The Trojans lost 4-0 to the Cardinals and found themselves playing in a monsoon at the end of the game. In an attempt to finish...
September 26, 2016 - 12:32am
September 22, 2016
New poultry testing lab in Willmar prepares industry for next avian influenza event
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The despair that was felt in the Minnesota poultry industry this time last year -- after nine million turkeys and chickens were wiped out in an unprecedented outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza -- was replaced with a sense of determined readiness during...
September 22, 2016 - 11:45pm
Speakers discuss GMO crops during ag conference
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Fear fueled by misinformation -- and not science -- is a driving force in the anti-GMO movement that could harm agriculture and make it difficult to feed a growing world population. That was the message delivered Tuesday during the sixth annual Ag and Animal Science...
September 22, 2016 - 7:29pm
September 8, 2016
Mental health agency serving rural Minnesota turns to ‘out of the box’ ideas to ease workforce shortage
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Greater Minnesota Family Services is keenly feeling the pinch: many mental health workforce needs and not enough workers. In one community, the agency has been advertising for a therapist for two years. In all that time, “we have gotten no applications,” said...
September 8, 2016 - 9:57pm
August 7, 2016
Immigrants contribute to all aspects of Minnesota economy
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Immigrants and refugees contribute to the state’s economy as workers and entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Minnesota’s businesses. The report from the Minnesota Business Immigration Coalition looks at the economic impact of immigration. Immigrants...
August 7, 2016 - 9:37pm
July 31, 2016
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
WILLMAR -- When he works on the federal 2018 Farm Bill, U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway says he will be thinking about moms on food stamps and how changes in farm policy will affect their food costs. Conaway, R-Texas, chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, visited Minnesota late...
July 31, 2016 - 9:48pm
Local milkweed seeds helping butterfly population in region
WILLMAR -- The monarch butterfly is a welcome summer visitor to Minnesota, but in the past few years the butterfly population has suffered severe setbacks. Weather, lack of habitat in its wintering grounds of Mexico and a decrease in the amount of milkweed along its annual migration...
July 31, 2016 - 9:46pm
June 13, 2016
Willmar officer injured after vehicle runs red light
WILLMAR — A Willmar police officer was injured Monday morning after his squad car was hit by another vehicle that failed to stop at a red light. Officer Lukas Eitreim was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later released. According to a...
June 13, 2016 - 10:17pm
June 1, 2016
For second time in two weeks, Willmar Holiday Station Store robbed
WILLMAR — A masked man brandishing a knife robbed the Holiday Station Store on Litchfield Avenue just after midnight Wednesday, fleeing with an accomplice and an undisclosed amount of cash. Just two weeks ago, the same store was robbed, that time by a gun-wielding masked man. “It...
June 1, 2016 - 9:47pm
May 26, 2016
Remains of WWII sailor who died on Normandy Beach in 1944 arrive in Willmar
WILLMAR — The remains of John E. Anderson arrived at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Thursday evening. The Willmar native was a...
May 26, 2016 - 9:22pm
May 25, 2016
Investigation into truck fire at Willmar Legion closed
WILLMAR — Willmar Fire Chief Frank Hanson on Wednesday said there will be no further investigation into the cause of a pickup truck fire the night prior that damaged Willmar’s American Legion. The cause of the fire is undetermined, Hanson said. The pickup truck was completely...
May 25, 2016 - 8:46pm