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Willmar Mayor Frank Yanish got up and left the Willmar City Council’s Finance Committee meeting during discussion of his proposal to cut $228,000 in dues, subscriptions, organization memberships, travel and training from his 2014 budget. Yanish was involved in a heated discussion with council member Audrey Nelsen. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Yanish walks out of finance meeting; panel approves 2014 levy and budget for city of Willmar

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WILLMAR — Mayor Frank Yanish walked out of the Willmar City Council’s Finance Committee meeting Tuesday night after he and committee member Audrey Nelsen expressed differing opinions on the benefits, or detriments, of council members and city staff attending out-of-town conferences.


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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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