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Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Corps prepares for final construction repairs at Lac qui Parle Dam
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
Twins' Gibson hopes new motion will deliver healthier arm
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
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
November 7, 2012
Klobuchar in easy win; 2 House races tight
ST. PAUL -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar breezed to an easy re-election victory Tuesday and most U.S. House members from Minnesota won. However, House races with Republican Reps. Chip Cravaack and Michele Bachmann remained close late Tuesday. Winning U.S. Representatives included...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 6, 2012
Willmar Ward 2 voters reelect Johnson
WILLMAR -- Ward 2 voters reelected incumbent Tim Johnson to a second four-year term on the Willmar City Council, defeating challenger Andrew Bjur in Tuesday's general election. Johnson received 1,091 votes and Bjur received 990 votes, according to unofficial returns. Among the three...
November 6, 2012 - 9:40pm
October 26, 2012
Same goal, different priorities for Ward 2 candidates in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- One of the biggest challenges facing the city of Willmar is trying to find sufficient revenues to sustain growth, build infrastructure...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
August 23, 2011
Willmar thrift store reopens with more space, trendy boutique
WILLMAR -- The New 2 You thrift store and its new boutique La Scene are open for business after an extensive remodeling and expansion project. The...
August 23, 2011 - 3:10pm
November 2, 2010
Christianson defeats Bjur in Willmar Ward 2 council race
WILLMAR -- In the only contest among the four open seats, Ward 2 incumbent Ron Christianson, 60, was re-elected to a fifth four-year term on...
November 2, 2010 - 11:00pm
October 29, 2010
Editorial: Bjur is the better choice in Ward 2
Voter's in Ward 2 of Willmar face the decision of re-electing incumbent Ron Christianson or choosing challenger Andrew Bjur. Christianson dislikes...
October 29, 2010 - 12:01am
October 22, 2010
Willmar Ward 2: Bjur says he'll be a champion for citizens
WILLMAR -- As a Willmar City Council member from Ward 2, Andrew Bjur believes he can do a lot of good for the city and says he'll be a champion...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Willmar Ward 2: Christianson says he hopes his 16 years of service will serve him well
WILLMAR -- Ward 2 City Council member Ron Christianson says he wants to be where the decisions affecting his block, his ward and his city are...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
August 2, 2010
One man killed Sunday in crash near Bena
A 67-year-old Michigan man died Sunday evening in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 west of Bena. According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd: Richard E. Imm of Chassel, Mich., was driving a 2001 Volkswagen ME 27 west on Highway 2 when he crossed the centerline and...
August 2, 2010 - 8:55am
November 5, 2008
Incumbent Gardner unseated by Willmar attorney in Ward 2 race
WILLMAR -- Tim Johnson soundly defeated incumbent Steve Gardner for the four-year Ward 2 seat on the Willmar City Council in Tuesday's general election. Unofficial returns gave Johnson 1,951 votes to 634 for Gardner with all three precincts in the ward reporting by 11 p.m. The new...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
November 4, 2008
Johnson defeats Gardner in Willmar's Ward 2
Tim Johnson has defeated incumbent Steve Gardner in Willmar's Ward 2 race. Johnson received 1,951 votes to Gardner's 634. Read more on this story in the West Central Tribune Wednesday.
November 4, 2008 - 11:30pm
October 31, 2008
Editorial: Gardner is the pick for city's Ward 2
Willmar Ward 2 voters face the choice of incumbent Steve Gardner or challenger Tim Johnson. This Willmar City Council race will be a decision about the future or single-issue politics. The West Central Tribune believes Ward 2 residents should re-elect Gardner to the City Council. A...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Gravel pits and budget among issues Larson, Graves debate
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Commissioner Richard Larson and his challenger for the District 2 seat, William Graves, responded to questions about budget cuts, gravel pits and county buildings during an hour-long debate Tuesday in Willmar. There was little disagreement between the...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am