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Jody Bombeck, of Willmar, carries the American flag at the Pine City rodeo held over the Labor Day weekend. It’s just one of the responsibilities Bombeck has while serving as Miss Rodeo Minnesota. Next month she leaves for Las Vegas to compete in the Miss Rodeo America pageant.

State rodeo queen from Willmar, Minn., prepares for national event
33 min 8 sec ago
October 27, 2016
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
7 hours 38 min ago
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
9 hours 2 min ago
October 26, 2016
Records published Oct. 27
October 26, 2016 - 11:50pm
Carolyn Lange / TribuneThe New London-Spicer School Board is considering replacing the grass football field with a synthetic turf.
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
October 26, 2016 - 10:00pm
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
October 26, 2016 - 8:41pm
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
October 26, 2016 - 6:39pm
October 25, 2016
Key Club member Jessa Hanson hands an "I Voted" sticker to a fellow Willmar student after she deposited her ballot Tuesday in the mock election at Willmar Senior High School.

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Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
October 25, 2016 - 11:50pm
Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Corporal Jason Keith gives a dollar and coupons Tuesday to Jill Ulferts at Hardee's as part of the Buckle Up for a Buck event. Law enforcement officers and EMTs at various restaurants handed out coupons and a dollar to customers who were wearing their seat belts. 

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Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
October 25, 2016 - 11:50pm
Records published Oct. 26
October 25, 2016 - 11:50pm
The Leage of Women Voters ask Steve Ahmann, Roger Imdieke, Harlan Madsen and Doug Reese questions Tuesday night during the candidate forum. Reese and Ahmann are running for District 2 and Imdieke and Madsen are running unopposed. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
County Board candidates square off at forum
October 25, 2016 - 10:36pm
RR crossings near Pennock closed until Wednesday
October 25, 2016 - 1:42pm
October 24, 2016
Abdullahi Olow, operations manager of Southwest Transportation, stands by his company vehicle in downtown Willmar. He and two partners quit their jobs to start the company which provides rides to medical appointments for Medicare and Medical Assistance clients.

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Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
October 24, 2016 - 11:50pm
The Kandiyohi County Landfill fee structure will change, starting Jan. 1. Among the changes the minimum fee for those who self-haul their garbage is going up. And for safety, self-haulers such as those shown in the background of this June 2015 photo will no longer be allowed into the landfill itself. Rand Middleton / Tribune file photo
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
October 24, 2016 - 7:44pm
Two candidate forums scheduled this week
October 24, 2016 - 7:53am