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I chose not to breast-feed. That doesn't make me a bad mom.
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December 15, 2016
Carriage driver injured in ride dies: Zwart credited with preventing serious passenger injuries
WILLMAR, Minn. — Fred Zwart, the horse-drawn wagon driver injured in a Saturday crash during a Christmas light celebration in rural Willmar,...
December 15, 2016 - 10:05pm
December 12, 2016
Driver of horse-drawn wagon suffered heart attack during accident near Willmar
WILLMAR – A horse-drawn wagon driver was still in critical condition Monday evening, two days after his wagon carrying 15 passengers crashed during a Christmas light celebration near Willmar. Little information has come to light as to how the horses may have been spooked, which...
December 12, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 11, 2016
Runaway horse-drawn Christmas wagon ride near Willmar injures driver, passengers
WILLMAR, Minn. — The driver of a runaway horse-drawn wagon that was carrying passengers as part of a local Christmas light celebration Saturday, Dec. 10, is in critical condition after the wagon crashed in a yard. Some of the 15 passengers in the wagon were also transported by ambulance...
December 11, 2016 - 10:46am
December 8, 2016
Charges: Kidnapped pregnant woman choked with scarf till she passes out
WILLMAR – A pregnant Willmar woman was repeatedly stalked, forced into a vehicle, assaulted and choked with a scarf until she passed out by a man against whom she has a two-year court order for protection, court documents indicate. Kandiyohi County authorities charged 28-year-old...
December 8, 2016 - 8:57pm
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