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Pedaling ahead: Concerned cyclists look at options in Willmar area
WILLMAR As the wind chill persisted in the below-zero range, area residents with variety of perspectives came together Monday to consider a warm-weather activity bicycling. There were parents con...
3/4/14 at 5:22 PM
A meeting and survey of interest to Willmar-area cyclists 2/28/14 at 3:40 PM
Pedal for Project Impact: Day 7 6/9/13 at 6:07 PM SWEET CONCLUSIONS
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 9:46 AM
Something's Coming has now Aired! 5/16/12 at 4:55 PM FARGO SCHOOL TALK
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 12:10 PM THE INSIDE SCOOP
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 1:19 PM
Anglers venturing out for first ice opportunities on lakes in Kandiyohi County 12/13/12 at 12:21 PM
A polar explorer’s legacy may be as first to inspire action 12/6/12 at 6:42 PM WOMAN ABOUT TOWN
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 11:34 AM
Willmar Schools, Diversity, and my Experiences as a Substitute Teacher 6/14/12 at 12:35 PM
There's a New Bakery in Town! 5/31/12 at 5:27 PM THE NEW FORTY
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...
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 10:50 PM
Paulsen picks Willmar native to run communications shop 12/15/10 at 4:18 PM LEVI'S CATCHING RADIUS
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...
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 8:51 AM
Prescription/OTC Drop Box for drugs now open at County LEC!!! 3/8/11 at 5:57 PM HEALTH BEAT
Everyday heroes
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 7:04 AM
The new look of local cancer care 1/22/10 at 10:17 AM ALL ABOUT FOOD
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 1:01 AM
Autumn Chili--You Won't Even Miss the Meat 10/8/10 at 12:01 AM CONFESSIONS OF A FAT GIRL
Class reunions
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 7:50 AM