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Carolyn Lange / Tribune

After being in business for 75 years in Grove City, Holmquist Lumber Company will close to the public Friday. Second-generation owners Charlie and Lanette Holmquist said they will complete all scheduled projects but will close the landmark location to have time to travel, spend time with family and pursue other freelance career options.
75-year history of Grove City business ends
9 hours 52 min ago
March 29, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Willmar Police Department Chief Jim Felt holds a Taser stun gun with a training cartridge. A use-of-force simulator the department has requested the city purchase would include mockups of several weapons an officer might use on duty, including a stun gun, pepper spray and baton.
Willmar PD seeks use-of-force simulator
March 29, 2017 - 6:54am
Records published March 29
March 29, 2017 - 6:01am
Low bids for two separate financial tools that will fund installation of a new outdoor track and artificial turf for the football field were approved Monday by the New London-Spicer School Board.
NLS approves funding for track and field projects
March 29, 2017 - 5:08am
March 28, 2017
Litchfield man charged with theft of car he was hired to restore
March 28, 2017 - 8:17am
Willmar man pleads not guilty to kidnapping baby
March 28, 2017 - 7:43am
Two women from Willmar injured in crash Monday in the Cities
March 28, 2017 - 7:42am
Recycling bins from recycled materials: Kandiyohi County program creates wooden boxes to encourage recycling
March 28, 2017 - 6:29am
Records published March 28.
March 28, 2017 - 5:13am
March 27, 2017
CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNEAfter their twice-a-day milking, the cows at Meadow Star eat and rest in a free-stall barn that is cleaned and replenished with food while they are being milked.
Joint ditch authority to review Meadowstar utility permit request
March 27, 2017 - 8:09am
Minnesota Farmers Union to host forum on ag issues Thursday in Willmar
March 27, 2017 - 7:02am
Briana Sanchez/ Tribune

Jesus Sanchez III, left, and Danny Garvick put recyclable items into the appropriate containers in the recycle trailer Thursday during curbside pick up in Willmar. Sorting recyclable materials at the point of discard reportedly reduces contamination and results in less waste in the end, according to recycling managers.
Would single-sort recycling be better for Kandiyohi County?
March 27, 2017 - 6:31am
Records published March 27
March 27, 2017 - 5:29am
March 26, 2017
Settlement reached in wrongful death lawsuit of Franks in Kandiyohi County
March 26, 2017 - 4:15pm
March 25, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Les Heitke, from left, Andrew Plowman and Harlan Madsen discuss priorities for action to improve the economic development strategies for Kandiyohi County during a day-long planning session Thursday with members of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission.
Developing a vision: EDC reviews retail data to develop economic strategy for the future
March 25, 2017 - 8:06am