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Brainerd Dispatch
Franken no stranger to upsetting womensaid they wanted to hear Franken address those issues before they decided who t
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
said they wanted to hear Franken address those issues before they decided who to support. Delegate Fred Cogelow of Willmar said before the vote that he could not decide between Franken and Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer. Although he was struggling... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minn. man dies following medical incident, crashThe Willmar Police Department said it is unclear whether the man, identified as
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Willmar Police Department said it is unclear whether the man, identified as Leon Muller, died from the medical issue or from injuries received during the crash. Emergency responders to the scene began CPR on Muller and he was transported to Rice... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Sexual harassment allegations erupt at Minnesota Capitolgrew up in Clara City and attended MACCRAY High School in central Minnesota. He
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
grew up in Clara City and attended MACCRAY High School in central Minnesota. He went to Ridgewater College in Willmar and worked as a paramedic in Willmar before moving to the Twin Cities. Frustrated Senate leaders learned Thursday... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Robert VigenSterling. He was employed at General Electric Co. in Morrison retiring after 39
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 days ago
Sterling. He was employed at General Electric Co. in Morrison retiring after 39 years. Robert was born Nov. 12, 1927, in Willmar, Minnesota, to Hjalmer and Esther (Johnson) Vigen. He served in the Navy during World War II. He married Minnie Joe... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Former Minn. state official admits to arranging to hire pros...Commerce Department, Deal worked for nearly 20 years in the community banking s
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Commerce Department, Deal worked for nearly 20 years in the community banking sector. He was previously senior vice president and market president at Bank Midwest in New Ulm, Minn., and market president of North American State Bank in Willmar,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Renewals, titles slowed as glitches haunt new DVS computer s...of Representatives launched a MNLARS web complaint form in August, 450 gripes h
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
of Representatives launched a MNLARS web complaint form in August, 450 gripes have been logged, said Rep. Dave Baker, a Willmar Republican who helped set up the form. "It was getting slower, but in the last three days, we've gotten about 20 per... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
RecruitsNoah Slagter, Willmar, Minn.: Slagter is a 6’0” combo guard who has lettered th
Sioux City Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Noah Slagter, Willmar, Minn.: Slagter is a 6’0” combo guard who has lettered three years for the Willmar High School. Slagter earned first team all-conference and first team all-area honors after averaging 21.9 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minn. hospital's ER renovation to address growing safety cha...The Willmar hospital is responding to a sharp rise over the past three years in
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
The Willmar hospital is responding to a sharp rise over the past three years in the volume of patients with acute needs, especially substance use. The trend began in 2014, at about the same time the use of synthetic marijuana, spice, K2 and other... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Wisconsin-based Book World closing all 45 stores in 7 statesprocess to be complete by January. The company’s five Minnesota stores are in
Finance and Commerce / Posted 20 days ago
process to be complete by January. The company’s five Minnesota stores are in Alexandria, Baxter, Bemidji, Park Rapids and Willmar. It also has stores in Michigan, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota and Wisconsin. The company is headquartered... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
New hoteliers take over downtown Minneapolis projectconverted into hotel rooms at last, but not by TPI Hospitality, which had plann
Finance and Commerce / Posted 20 days ago
converted into hotel rooms at last, but not by TPI Hospitality, which had planned to turn it into a Holiday Inn Express. Willmar-based TPI is selling the 117-year-old, 76,000-square-foot building at 317 Second Ave. S. to JR Hospitality of Eagan... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota man, accused of throwing raw pig's foot, claims bias...Joseph Francis Fernkes, 61, of Willmar, faces three charges stemming from an in
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
Joseph Francis Fernkes, 61, of Willmar, faces three charges stemming from an incident in August. He is accused of throwing the raw pig's foot onto the table where Muslims from the local Somali community were selling vegetables. The vegetables could... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Construction starts on $30M turkey hatchery near Terre HauteVigo County Industrial Park will cover nearly 118,000-square-feet and employ ab
KTTC Rochester / Posted 24 days ago
Vigo County Industrial Park will cover nearly 118,000-square-feet and employ about 100 workers. Jihad Douglas is CEO of Willmar, Minnesota-based Select Genetics. He says the hatchery a few miles south of Terre Haute near U.S. 41 will initially... Read more
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Daily Herald
Construction starts on $30M turkey hatchery near Terre HauteVigo County Industrial Park will cover nearly 118,000-square-feet and employ ab
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Vigo County Industrial Park will cover nearly 118,000-square-feet and employ about 100 workers. Jihad Douglas is CEO of Willmar, Minnesota-based Select Genetics. He says the hatchery a few miles south of Terre Haute near U.S. 41 will initially... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN...did not take much digging in post-announcement interviews to see there also was
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
did not take much digging in post-announcement interviews to see there also was disappointment. State Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, whose son Dan died of an opioid overdose, admitted that "you sometimes have to take wins when you get them." He said... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Capitol Chatter: Disappointment on opioid announcement just under...did not take much digging in post-announcement interviews to see there also was
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
did not take much digging in post-announcement interviews to see there also was disappointment. State Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar, whose son Dan died of an opioid overdose, admitted that "you sometimes have to take wins when you get them." He said... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Small town, big wheels: How mountain biking saved a Minnesota...Country State Recreation Area and shared his experience with McGinnis, his wife
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
Country State Recreation Area and shared his experience with McGinnis, his wife. They eventually quit their jobs in the Willmar area, 110 miles away, and moved here. "I was blown away," Stoffel said of his first outing on the trails. On an... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Trump praised for discussing opioids, criticized for not providing...made for a good start. "Sometimes you have to take wins when you get them," sa
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
made for a good start. "Sometimes you have to take wins when you get them," said Minnesota state Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. Trump's public health emergency declaration gives federal officials authority to waive some regulations that now... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Somali immigrants open downtown Willmar center to increase u...The Community Integration Center in downtown Willmar is open to everyone, seven
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
The Community Integration Center in downtown Willmar is open to everyone, seven days a week. The center will act as a welcome center for people who have just moved to Willmar. Its founders hope they can help break down some cultural barriers, too.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
MN: One Suffers Minor Injuries After Plane Crash Near Willmar Municipal AirportOct. 19--WILLMAR -- The Federal Aviation Administration issued a preliminary re
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 1 months ago
Oct. 19--WILLMAR -- The Federal Aviation Administration issued a preliminary report Thursday morning that an airplane accident occurred late Wednesday morning in a field near the Willmar Wastewater Treatment Facility, located west of the city. The... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food...to property — one gross misdemeanor and one misdemeanor — and describes the seq
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
to property — one gross misdemeanor and one misdemeanor — and describes the sequence of events, pieced together by the Willmar Police Department investigation, in more detail. At around 11 a.m. Aug. 12, two Willmar police officers went to the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar,...Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn. A C
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
Pilot survives with minor injuries after plane crashes near Willmar, Minn. A Cessena aircraft made a force landing in a soybean field Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, southwest of the Willmar Municipal Airport. Eric Rudnigen suffered minor injuries, while... Read more
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Advocate Tribune
River Ramblings...are filling in the short two-lane gaps on either side of Paynesville which woul
Advocate Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
are filling in the short two-lane gaps on either side of Paynesville which would make the highway a multilane facility from Willmar to Foley which is 15 miles northeast of St. Cloud. There are, of course, many other needs along the route and many... Read more

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