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Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
Records published Oct. 25
Authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
Roundup: YME opens 3A playoffs with straight-set win
Wild coach loves new Parise line
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
NLS Football Preview: NLS, Melrose going in different directions
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
David O. Johnson
Kathleen H. Diederich
Donna G. R. Gilman
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
October 14, 2016
61-year-old Dawson man cleared of sexual assault charge
MADISON — A 61-year-old Dawson man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl has been acquitted on two felony counts, cleared...
October 14, 2016 - 7:52am
October 13, 2016
Deadline near for voter pre-registration
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans have under a week left to pre-register to vote in the Nov. 8 general election. The deadline is Tuesday. Currently...
October 13, 2016 - 7:52pm
Willmar Schools' audit shows healthy fund balance
WILLMAR — An increase in the Willmar Public Schools' general fund balance is at least partially due to unresolved teacher contract negotiations....
October 13, 2016 - 7:49pm
Wrongful death lawsuit filed in semi-tanker death case in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — Jamie Hyatt's family says he died trying to save his friend, David Syring, who had lost consciousness after climbing inside...
October 13, 2016 - 4:32pm
Ward 3 candidates offer starkly different views of Willmar; Alvarado and Enos vie for City Council
Editor's note: This is the final in a series of three stories about contests for seats on the Willmar City Council. Today features the candidates...
October 13, 2016 - 4:27pm
Willmar Fire Department annual demonstration at Rice Care Center
The Willmar Fire department did a demonstration Wednesday for residents at Rice Care Center. Lt. Paul Cool demonstrated how to put on the fire...
October 13, 2016 - 2:09pm
Ward 2 candidates have very different backgrounds
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of three stories about contests for seats on the Willmar City Council. Today features the candidates...
October 13, 2016 - 7:45am
October 12, 2016
Records published Oct. 13
This is the records summary for Oct. 13. Missing 79-year-old man located
October 12, 2016 - 11:50pm
A taxing decision: Three local cities seek approval of local option sales tax
WILLMAR — Residents from three Kandiyohi County communities will vote Nov. 8 whether or not to implement a 0.5 percent local option sales...
October 12, 2016 - 10:33pm
Two more charged in violent fight outside child's birthday party
WILLMAR — Alejandro Jesus Guerrero, 20, and Guadalupe Junior Contreras-Landa, 18, turned themselves into authorities on Kandiyohi County...
October 12, 2016 - 4:39pm
Detours on Highway 23 to be removed
WILLMAR – The detours on Minnesota Trunk Highway 23 north of Raymond and south of Granite Falls will be removed and the road opened to traffic...
October 12, 2016 - 9:56am
October 11, 2016
NLS approves tax abatement for hotel, event center project
NEW LONDON — Following a public hearing Monday night that garnered no negative comments, the New London-Spicer School Board unanimously...
October 11, 2016 - 9:00pm
Man facing seven charges for fleeing scene of August crash
WILLMAR — The night of Aug. 6, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a single-vehicle crash into a cornfield south...
October 11, 2016 - 8:29pm
Spicer fire melts two vehicles
SPICER -- Two cars were totaled Tuesday from a vehicle fire on the 6400 block of 132nd Avenue Northeast in Spicer. According to Spicer Fire Chief...
October 11, 2016 - 6:53pm
Willmar's Ward 1 candidates Kacher and Schwantes both promise change
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of three stories the Tribune will publish about contests for seats on the Willmar City Council....
October 11, 2016 - 6:10pm