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October 30, 2014
Voters in area counties to decide variety of offices
October 30, 2014 - 11:22pm
District 17A: Nothing implied, nothing endorsed
October 30, 2014 - 10:14am
October 29, 2014
Yellow Medicine East School District is seeking to add $695 per pupil to its operating levy for the next 10 years. It’s one of five are school districts seeking a levy this fall. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
NLS, Minnewaska seek building levies; Lac qui Parle Valley, ACGC and Yellow Medicine East seek operating levies
October 29, 2014 - 11:51pm
The Willmar cross country team rolls south along township roads on a raw Tuesday afternoon. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
The long road to excellence
October 29, 2014 - 11:38pm
With the use of two industrial cranes from Christiansen Industrial Developers, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 88-foot white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest, was carefully lowered Wednesday onto a semi-trailer. The tree now will go to Bemidji State University, where it will be wrapped before embarking on a 2,000-mile trip to Washington, D.C., where it will be placed on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. (Bemidji Pioneer/ Monte Draper)
Capitol Christmas tree taken from Chippewa National Forest
October 29, 2014 - 11:31pm
Willmar City Council candidates Andrew Plowman, from left, Bruce DeBlieck, Bob Enos, Rick Fagerlie, Steve Gardner and Ron Christianson participate Tuesday in a candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Candidates make their cases for City Council
October 29, 2014 - 12:00am
October 28, 2014
Tim Miller, Rep. Andrew Falk, Dave Baker and Rep. Mary Sawatzky participate Monday in a candidate forum at the Willmar Municipal Utilities building hosted by the League of Women Voters. (Tribune/Ashley Bogan)
Two candidates each for House seat 17A and 17B debate Monday
October 28, 2014 - 12:15am
October 23, 2014
Dean Shuck is seeking a fourth term to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners.
Age: 62
Family: Diane, married for 40 years; two adult children
Education: Graduate of Kerkhoven High School, degree in agriculture from Willmar Community College (now Ridgewater)
Occupation: Farmer
Shuck runs for fourth term
October 23, 2014 - 11:36pm
Rollie Nissen is seeking a seat on the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners.
Age: 68
Family: Glenda, married 46 years; two adult children
Education: Graduate of Cyrus High School and ag degree from Willmar Community College (now Ridgewater College)
Occupation: Retired manager and district supervisor for Tradehome Shoes in Willmar; currently works part-time at an insurance company and drives school bus for students with special needs
Nissen seeks county board seat
October 23, 2014 - 11:33pm
October 22, 2014
It was 66 degrees in nearby Spicer at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when these golfers at the Little Crow Country Club were perhaps finishing up their round — not bad for late October. The annual Chili Open on Saturday will draw up to 20 four-person teams, regardless of the weather. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Fall golf at its finest
October 22, 2014 - 11:28pm
Man arrested Wednesday after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown
October 22, 2014 - 11:06pm
October 21, 2014
Election notebook: Voters may track absentee ballots online
October 21, 2014 - 10:32pm
October 13, 2014
The Varsity Band performs “Sing, Sing, Sing” during the Fall Showcase Concert at Willmar Senior High School. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
‘Sing, Sing, Sing’-ing with the band
October 13, 2014 - 11:42pm
October 12, 2014
Collin Peterson and Torrey Westrom
‘Blue Dog’ vs. ‘Young Gun’
October 12, 2014 - 11:35pm
October 11, 2014
Local candidates offer views at forum
October 11, 2014 - 12:16am