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Sound of the Steam Whistle
The original 1944 Milwaukee Road No. 261 Steam Engine Train came through Litchfield October 12th while on a 186 mile round trip excursion from Minneapolis to Willmar, Minnesota. I picked a location ...
10/13/13 at 8:46 AM Something's Coming has now Aired! 5/16/12 at 3:55 PM
Pedal for Project Impact: Day 7
June 9, 2013 Route: Albany to Willmar, Minnesota, on Stearns County Road 10, state Highway 23, old Highway 23 through Paynesville and Glacial Lakes State Trail. Distance: 49.32 miles Time: 4 hours, 2...
6/9/13 at 5:07 PM
District welcomes two assistant principals to begin 2013-14
The Fargo Public Schools announces today the assignment of two assistant principal positions to begin the 2013-2014 school year. Greta Evenson has been named to the position of assistant principal at...
4/22/13 at 11:10 AM
Join us at the next Social Media Breakfast
On Thursday morning, our advertising director, Kevin Smith, and I will be speaking at the Willmar Lakes Area Social Media Breakfast. We'd love for you to join us and hear all about what we're doing ...
3/5/13 at 12:19 PM Anglers venturing out for first ice opportunities on lakes in Kandiyohi County 12/13/12 at 11:21 AM
A polar explorer’s legacy may be as first to inspire action 12/6/12 at 5:42 PM
What Willmar Needs
Ever since we lost the Kmart at the mall, I've been casually compiling a list of things that Willmar "needs." It's primarily a retail wish list, so there's nothing deep, philisophical, or political he...
1/20/13 at 10:34 AM Willmar Schools, Diversity, and my Experiences as a Substitute Teacher 6/14/12 at 11:35 AM
There's a New Bakery in Town! 5/31/12 at 4:27 PM
Positive vibes indeed.
Whenever I travel, I try and regularly check the daily news in TheForum online (InForum).Glancing over the InForum site daily is the way that I stay grounded in the sensibilities of home. Today I rea...
8/6/12 at 7:30 AM
Legislative notebook: Speed limit increase hits a speed bump
Sen. LeRoy Stumpf offered a confession to the Senate Transportation Committee. The Plummer Democrat said he sometimes speeds while traveling his northwest Minnesota district. I bring this bill to ...
2/14/12 at 9:50 PM Paulsen picks Willmar native to run communications shop 12/15/10 at 3:18 PM
Willmar Stingers buzz bin
Stinger scribbles: Sean Dwyer and his textbook swing were featured on the official baseball homepage for Florida Gulf Coast University. The Eagles have sent three players to the Willmar Stingers to p...
2/5/12 at 12:09 AM
Kandiyohi County Tobacco Free County Fair Proposal
August 10, 11, 12 & 13, 2011 Last night, at the June 6th Kandiyohi County Fair Board Meeting, the Kandiyohi County Drug Free Communities (DFC) Coalition, the Statewide Health Improvement P...
6/7/11 at 7:51 AM Prescription/OTC Drop Box for drugs now open at County LEC!!! 3/8/11 at 4:57 PM
When you're a member ofan ambulance crew, you never quite know what your day will bring. These are medicine's everyday heroes - the emergency medical technicians and paramedics whose work is stressful...
5/17/11 at 6:04 AM The new look of local cancer care 1/22/10 at 9:17 AM
Need a dunker? Try a Cruller.
One hot Friday afternoon in October, I learned how to make Crullers. I wasn't at a cooking class. I was getting a private lesson from William (Bill) Strong in his kitchen in Willmar, Minnesota. I h...
11/28/10 at 12:01 AM Autumn Chili--You Won't Even Miss the Meat 10/7/10 at 11:01 PM
I decided I am going to share with you the column I wrote for our paper today. I work at the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria and on Fridays, on the Opinion page, the editorial team (including our S...
6/18/10 at 6:50 AM