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W-WG students giving back to their community: Fifty-two youths participate in Earth YES program
Southwest Minnesota man arrested in 25-year-old homicide
Group asking Worthington residents how they would reconstruct Oxford Street
Worthington man faces drug charges
Mark Dayton’s health care comment reverberates in races
Scott Rall: The little engine that could
Prep football playoffs: Worthington to host Sibley East on Tuesday
Prep football: E/E falls in battle of the unbeatens
Prep football roundup: Vis scores 5 TDs as H-BC moves to 6-2
High school football: After slow start, Trojans run past New Ulm
Letter: With referendum, let's focus on the facts
Column: Enrollment changes at Prairie have major impact
Column: How Trump could still win
Letter: Consider volunteering through A.C.E. of Southwest Minnesota
Letter: Walz is a staunch advocate for veterans
Pamela M. Kotek
James Alexander Sr.
Hubert "Red" Rodrigue
Carolyn J. Kruger
Disheveled Theologian: A porcine parable
Looking Back: Historic blizzard took place 136 years ago
Thile makes ‘Prairie Home Companion’ his own
When the temps get chilly, warm up with a bowl of easy ‘dump soup’
Easy-to-make Italian stuffed peppers will leave you stuffed
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Hogan 90th birthday
Henning 60th anniversary
Lonneman 80th birthday
Notice of informal probate of James Arnt
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Notice of Special Election Independent School District No. 518S
February 10, 2015
Proposed Willmar wye remains on track in state rail plan
WILLMAR — The return of rail passenger service to Willmar still appears to be a long way down the line, but don’t rule out the possibility that the long-discussed wye or rail bypass could happen in the not-too-distant future. As interested residents joined at the Minnesota...
February 10, 2015 - 8:53pm
Committees cannot decide on two university regent candidates
ST. PAUL — Legislators serving on higher education committees punted twice Tuesday night on their job of picking a single candidate for two University of Minnesota Board of Regents openings. They succeeded in deciding to recommend one candidate for each of the other three open...
February 10, 2015 - 8:36pm
February 8, 2015
Propane fix in the works
ST. PAUL — The low temperature in Willmar a year ago today was 11 below zero, with the high reaching 3 above. The frigid temperatures came during a near record-cold winter that drained many Minnesotans’ propane supplies, which led to a lot of talk about record-high propane...
February 8, 2015 - 9:34pm
January 21, 2015
Kandiyohi County denies tax abatement for Habitat for Humanity
WILLMAR — Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota will have to pay $37,305 in overdue property taxes on their office and ReStore building in Willmar because the organization failed to file its tax-exempt application on time. The mix-up was apparently the result of a series...
January 21, 2015 - 8:20pm
January 5, 2015
Man arrested Sunday for allegedly setting Willmar home on fire
WILLMAR — A 32-year-old Willmar man is in custody for allegedly breaking into a Willmar residence Sunday evening, pouring gasoline throughout...
January 5, 2015 - 8:16pm
December 10, 2014
Library director misused credit card
WILLMAR — While serving as director of the Plum Creek Library System in southwest Minnesota, Mark Ranum is alleged to have used the regional library system’s credit card for unauthorized personal purchases totaling $21,697.84 during a 14-month period. That’s according to an...
December 10, 2014 - 9:14pm
December 2, 2014
Case against stabbing suspect can proceed
WILLMAR — A psychologist has determined that a man who allegedly stabbed his stepgrandmother is not inhibited by mental illness. Court proceedings can proceed after being suspended in September pending a mental examination of Ex-Savor Rene Cruz, 20. Cruz is accused of stabbing...
December 2, 2014 - 8:22pm
November 28, 2014
Dangerous chemical proves fatal to champion racing dog
NICOLE HOVATTER Forum News Service WILLMAR — Shelia Quinn rushed her Jack Russell Terrier, Leinie, to the vet one evening in October after he started uncontrollably shaking. She knew something was wrong, but couldn’t have predicted just how grave the outcome would be. It...
November 28, 2014 - 9:39pm
October 21, 2014
Willmar man promotes sustainability in agriculture
WILLMAR — A Willmar man has launched a multi-national effort to raise awareness of soil and water management that will continue three decades...
October 21, 2014 - 8:44pm
October 19, 2014
Willmar plant returns to normal operations after workers sickened
WILLMAR — A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. Jennie-O’s processing plant No. 4 in Willmar has returned to normal operations, said Pat Solheid,...
October 19, 2014 - 8:25pm
October 13, 2014
Woman dies after being pinned under pickup
WILLMAR — A 52-year-old woman died Saturday after being pinned under a pickup truck that had been jacked up for repairs. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog identified the victim as Valery Jean Kallevig of Pennock. Kallevig had been working around a pickup that had been jacked...
October 13, 2014 - 8:49pm
August 10, 2014
Motorists asked to slow down for purple martins
WILLMAR — Minnesota roadways come with advisory signs to watch for all kinds of wildlife, from moose and deer to turtles. But only in Kandiyohi...
August 10, 2014 - 8:58pm
July 21, 2014
Honoring his brother with message of forgiveness
WILLMAR - A Willmar couple leaves today for Australia where they will attend the memorial service for two family members who were among the 298 people killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down last week in Ukraine.Drew Ryder and his wife, Edith, will travel to the western...
July 21, 2014 - 9:59pm
July 11, 2014
Killer died from complications of ulcer
WILLMAR — A rural Paynesville man sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for a shooting death in 2011 died last month from natural causes connected to “complications of a perforated gastric ulcer,’’ according to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office. Delbert Huber,...
July 11, 2014 - 9:52pm
June 26, 2014
Grandson reaches plea deal in Willmar slaying
WILLMAR — A plea agreement has been reached for Robert Warwick, the 18-year-old facing two murder charges in the death of his grandmother last year. Warwick’s attorney, Daniel Mohs, confirmed Thursday that a plea deal has been made. Mohs said his client will plead guilty to...
June 26, 2014 - 9:37pm