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Saving Rick's place: Friends rally to help keep Willmar man in his home
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Four Cards off to state
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Minding Our Elders: Recovery from double grief may require professional care
February 18, 2017
Minnesota Opinion: Minn. Legislature should pass compromise Real ID bill
February 18, 2017 - 1:34am
Midwest Opinion: DAPL looks to be a go
The legal fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline river crossing near Cannon Ball, N.D., is not over, but the safe bet is that the last phase of the controversial project is a go. Two tribes are seeking a temporary injunction to stop construction near the site of months of tribal...
February 18, 2017 - 12:37am
February 11, 2017
Minnesota Opinion: Political posts are annoying, but they are free speech
There appears to be two types of people in this country right now - those who continue to use social media as a platform for their own personal, political beliefs and those who wish the first group would just shut up. But here's the thing - as annoying and exhausting as political...
February 11, 2017 - 4:18am
February 9, 2017
Editorial: MACCRAY should work toward the future
A majority of the MACCRAY School District voters Tuesday rejected a $38.8 million bond referendum which would have created a single-campus facility in Clara City and resulted in the closing of elementary buildings in Maynard and Raymond. It was a close vote, with 1,108 voting no...
February 9, 2017 - 1:18am
February 7, 2017
Midwest Opinion: Trump's plan is a 'farm program' for industry
February 7, 2017 - 3:12am
February 6, 2017
Minnesota Opinion: Minnesota legislators should be tied to performance
February 6, 2017 - 3:00am
February 4, 2017
Editorial: Remember to keep the protests peaceful
There are protests and rallies of all kinds now - from supporters of President Donald Trump's inauguration to sister protests around the country and the world the next day to church- and student-organized protests locally in the past week against the Muslim travel ban. All Americans...
February 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 27, 2017
Minnesota Opinion: The time has come to legalize Sunday sales
Legalizing liquor sales on Sundays in Minnesota was never Roger Reinert's top priority as a state senator representing Duluth. But session in and session out, he carried the bill, and his name became synonymous with the effort to repeal a law as outdated as it was unsafe in border...
January 27, 2017 - 4:33am
January 26, 2017
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich for Jan. 26
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich. Tom Stiglich is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist with Creators Syndicate. Editorial cartoon feedback can...
January 26, 2017 - 8:00am
January 24, 2017
Tribune opinion: Dayton health issues arise as he announces plans
Gov. Mark Dayton has given legislators and Minnesotans two significant health surprises this week. While delivering his State of the State...
January 24, 2017 - 10:55pm
January 18, 2017
Tribune editorial: Best wishes to president-elect Donald Trump and America
A United States citizen will take the presidential oath of office Friday resulting in the peaceful transfer of leadership for the 71st time...
January 18, 2017 - 10:42pm
January 11, 2017
Tribune Opinion: These bridge projects are good safety investments
The construction start of the Kandiyohi County Road 5 bridge is a positive in addressing the highest accident zone in the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District 8. The $3 million bridge project will take a significant step forward next week as the construction crew will...
January 11, 2017 - 10:59pm
December 25, 2016
Tribune editorial: Merry Christmas to you and yours
As our Christmas holiday weekend begins today, families are gathering across west central Minnesota for their annual holiday celebrations and...
December 25, 2016 - 6:28am
Classic editorial: Believing in Santa Claus
Some children listening to the Christmas hum-bugs may wonder about Santa Claus. A little girl in New York City asked that very question 119 years...
December 25, 2016 - 5:30am
December 22, 2016
Tribune editorial: City Council in 2017 should confirm procedure and follow it
The Ron Christianson-Steve Ahmann-Tim Johnson-Rick Fagerlie faction has raised its ugly head one last time at a Willmar City Council meeting...
December 22, 2016 - 6:28pm