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Willmar, Minnesota is located in Kandiyohi County. Zip codes in Willmar, MN include 56201. The median home price in Willmar is $138,000. More Willmar information.

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The Martin County Relay for Life at the Martin County Fairgrounds on Saturday brought in $75,000 worth of donations.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

St. Cloud Times

2 people injured in Todd County crash2 people injured in Todd County...

Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/21/people-injured-todd-county-crash/12932449/ A sport utility vehicle was going south on U.S. Highway 71 near Raccoon Road when the driver lost control and rolled into the ditch, the Minnesota State Patrol said.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Star Tribune

Willmar family mourns brother, wife killed on Malaysia Flight 17

"It's not our way to seek revenge or seek more violence" after the jet was downed, said Drew Ryder.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

TwinCities

2 more E. coli cases confirmed in Minnesota

The department said Thursday it has been able to interview 14 of the 15 cases. Through the interviews, investigators confirmed that 12 of the ill people ate at an Applebee's restaurant in Minnesota between June 23 and June 29. The updated list of Applebee's restaurants where ill people reported having eaten is now at nine - two locations in Blaine, ... (more)

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FireHouse.com

New Quint Welcomed in Minn. Department

July 17--WILLMAR -- The Willmar Fire Department has received its new quint-type ladder and pumper truck that Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson describes as a one-stop tool box for firefighters.

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Marshall Independent

MnDOT shares plans for Hwy. 23 passing lanes

It's not a full expansion of Minnesota Highway 23, but it's still a big step in the right direction, area transportation advocates said Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Journal

Sleepy Eye man involved in fatal crash

A 19-year-old De Graff woman died Tuesday evening in a three-vehicle accident reported at 8:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 12 three miles east of De Graff or 20 miles west of Willmar.

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Mass Transit

MN: Transit Merger Between Kandiyohi and Renville Counties Progresses

July 16--WILLMAR -- Another step was taken this week in the expected Jan. 1 merger of transit systems in Kandiyohi and Renville counties, and now there's talk of adding a third county.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Yellow Medicine County adopts plan to replace courthouse [West Central Tribune, Willmar, Minn. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 11--GRANITE FALLS -- On a 3-1 vote, the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners adopted a plan calling for replacing an aged courthouse and bonding for up to $5,955,000 for the project.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Habitat to demolish, rebuild at site of historic Spicer house in Willmar

Habitat plans to demolish the house, which was placed on the , but fell into disrepair due to a lack of restoration funding and also vandalism.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Star Tribune

Friends still puzzle over Willmar teen's role in grandma's murder

Shuffling into the courtroom, his ankles cuffed, Robert Inocencio Warwick looked taller and heavier than the teen who had been charged one year ago in his grandmother's brutal slaying.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

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Lack of response from building owners frustrates city [West Central Tribune, Willmar, Minn. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 05--WILLMAR -- The city has been waiting for the past several months to hear whether the Taiwanese owners of the UMEC USA building in downtown Willmar will either demolish or make repairs to the deteriorating structure.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Cats bounced by Blue Anchors

Kris Goodman drilled a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in three runs overall to lead the Alexandria Blue Anchors to an 8-1 victory over the Thunder Bay Border Cats in Northwoods League baseball action Thursday in Willmar, Minn..

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

TwinCities

Willmar teen pleads guilty in grandmother's murder, sentenced to life

A Willmar teen pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Wednesday morning in the stabbing death of his grandmother in July 2013.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Defense attorney: Willmar teen to plead guilty in grandmother's killing

The Willmar, Minn., teenager facing first-degree murder charges for allegedly planning his grandmother's killing has reached a plea deal, his attorney said Thursday.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Loggers fall out of first place

WILLMAR, Minnesota The La Crosse Loggers fell to Willmar for a second night in a row and, as a result, they fall out of a first place tie with Lakeshore.

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KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Rox Walk Off Against Anchors Tuesday

The Rox walked off-literally-against the Alexandria Blue Anchors in the bottom of the ninth for a 3-2 win at Joe Faber Field.

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