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Expecting the worst – Blessed with the best

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

When a couple is expecting a child, they usually spend most of their time thinking about baby names, nursery colors and stocking up on all the necessities.

Daniel and Erika Willprecht of Garfield spent most of their time during their first pregnan…continue reading on echopress.com

Expecting the worst – Blessed with the best

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

When a couple is expecting a child, they usually spend most of their time thinking about baby names, nursery colors and stocking up on all the necessities.

Daniel and Erika Willprecht of Garfield spent most of their time during their first pregnan…continue reading on echopress.com

Two injured in Garfield fire

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Two people were injured in a house fire near Garfield Christmas Eve morning.

They are Darrell and Judy Williams, who live at 8255 County Road 8 NW, Garfield.
Shortly after 5 a.m., Darrell Williams, wearing only his pajamas and socks, ran over to …continue reading on echopress.com

Woman injured in Garfield house fire

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

By Al Edenloff
aedenloff@echopress.com

A woman suffered serious burns in a house fire south of Garfield last Thursday.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at about 10 a.m. that a house was on fire at 9355 State Hi…continue reading on echopress.com

We don’t want your water

June 17, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Ida Lake Association expressed concerns and upset regarding ditch water overflow in Garfield. Parks Superintendent Al Lieffort discussed new ways to get state money into Douglas County parks and trails. Continue Reading

Agreement reached in Garfield pumping dispute

July 17, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

A year-long dispute about a decision to pump stormwater out of Garfield into a ditch that flows into area lakes has been resolved, at least for now. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn.,Islamic Society backed away from school purchase because of cost

January 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Cost was the reason the Islamic Society of Willmar decided not to purchase the Garfield School building and property, a representative of the society said Friday.
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Islamic Society in Willmar, Minn., reportedly opts against Garfield School purchase

January 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar’s Muslim community apparently has backed away from plans to buy the former Garfield School. Continue Reading

School Board hearing is Monday on closing Garfield School

September 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar School Board will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. Monday to consider closing Garfield School. The hearing will be in the board room at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board will take public comments related to the school closing.
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Willmar, Minn., School Board closes regular meeting this afternoon to discuss Garfield building sale

September 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar School Board has closed its regularly scheduled meeting this afternoon to discuss the sale of the Garfield School property. Continue Reading