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State rodeo queen from Willmar, Minn., prepares for national event
Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Records published Oct. 28
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
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
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
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
October 11, 2014
Cardinal Choir to be on MPR
WILLMAR — Willmar Senior High’s Cardinal Choir will be featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s ClassicalMPR Tuesday in its School Spotlight...
October 11, 2014 - 12:02am
October 9, 2014
Wall Street sells off on growth concerns; volatility picks up
NEW YORK — The S&P 500 on Thursday posted its largest percentage decline in six months on concerns about the strength of the global economy and its effect on corporate earnings. The slide dragged the benchmark to below its 150-day moving average for the first time since November...
October 9, 2014 - 11:43pm
Montevideo approves $2.7 million levee upgrade
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo is on the verge of making the floods of 1997 and 2001 the stuff of history and putting behind it the need to ever again...
October 9, 2014 - 11:40pm
Click It or Ticket runs today through Oct. 26
ST. PAUL — Nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will focus on seat belt violations this October through the Click It or Ticket extra enforcement campaign Oct. 10-26. It is coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. “We encourage...
October 9, 2014 - 11:24pm
October 8, 2014
Gubernatorial candidates talk specifics while trading jabs at debate at MSUM
MOORHEAD — Candidates for Minnesota governor were forced to be specific at their second debate Wednesday on the campus of Minnesota State University...
October 8, 2014 - 11:59pm
City of Willmar candidates to appear at Friday forum
A City of Willmar Candidate Forum is scheduled Friday at the Willmar Conference Center. The forum is sponsored by the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee. The forum will run at 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. Eight candidates who filed are confirmed for the event. The...
October 8, 2014 - 11:44pm
October 7, 2014
Minnesota gubernatorial debate airs tonight
MOORHEAD — Minnesota's three major-party governor candidates go on stage tonight to answer greater Minnesota and general state government questions. Voters may attend the 7 p.m. event at Hansen Theatre on the Minnesota State University Moorhead campus. The 90-minute debate sponsored...
October 7, 2014 - 9:49pm
October 1, 2014
First debate shows sharp Dayton, Johnson differences
ROCHESTER — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s chief challenger took health insurance cost information the administration released Wednesday and...
October 1, 2014 - 11:46pm
McFadden takes jabs at ‘partisan’ Franken defends record, Obamacare
DULUTH — Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden, his challenger in the race for U.S. Senate, would make a good “Odd Couple,” if their debate at the Duluth Playhouse on Wednesday was any indication. When McFadden congratulated Franken and his wife on their pending wedding anniversary...
October 1, 2014 - 11:42pm
September 29, 2014
Council OKs preliminary $250,000 levy increase
WILLMAR — A suggested $250,000 increase in Mayor Frank Yanish’s proposed $4,201,028 property tax levy for 2015 would repay some funds borrowed for $1 million in City Auditorium improvements and begin catching up on delayed facilities’ spending. The increase suggested by Finance...
September 29, 2014 - 11:32pm
September 26, 2014
Pioneer TV mobile studio to bring gubernatorial debate to state, national audiences
APPLETON — All eyes will be on the gubernatorial candidates when they participate in their first televised debate to be aired across the state...
September 26, 2014 - 12:03am
September 23, 2014
Willmar royalty for homecoming 2014
September 23, 2014 - 10:29am
September 22, 2014
Video: U.S., and partner nations launch first strikes in Syria
The United States and several Gulf Arab allies have launched air and missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, U.S. officials said,...
September 22, 2014 - 11:44pm
September 20, 2014
Commentary; Commander in Chief can still help in election ‘14
“If we take the proper steps, we can save lives, but we have to act fast,” President Obama said on Tuesday. “We can’t dawdle on this one. We have to move with force and make sure that we are catching this as best we can given that this has broken out in ways we have not seen...
September 20, 2014 - 2:00am
September 11, 2014
VFW to host fall conferences
WILLMAR — An estimated 400 people are expected to attend the annual Department of Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars annual Fall Conference slated Friday through Sunday at the Willmar Conference Center. The conference is an educational event and provides information on various...
September 11, 2014 - 11:11pm