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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
Shelby Kingman Jr.
Donald Schmitz Sr.
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
November 9, 2012
Culvert replacement on Highway 4 near Hector, Minn., begins Tuesday
WILLMAR -- Motorists in Renville County will experience detours beginning Tuesday on State Highway 4 near Hector as crews work on culvert and tile replacement in two locations. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the northern location is two miles north of Hector...
November 9, 2012 - 12:22pm
November 6, 2012
Willmar Ward 4 voters return Dokken to City Council
WILLMAR -- Willmar voters in Ward 4 returned incumbent Jim Dokken to the City Council in Tuesday's general election. Dokken is completing 14 years on the council. Dokken defeated challenger Jay Lawton 864 to 578 in unofficial returns. Dokken carried all three precincts, with 236...
November 6, 2012 - 9:47pm
August 15, 2012
Imdieke and Welle get the primary nod for District 4 in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Roger Imdieke and Alan Welle were the top two vote-getters in the primary election Tuesday amongst a field of six candidates competing for the Kandiyohi County District 4 Commissioner race. Imdieke, of rural New London, and Welle, who lives on Eagle Lake near Willmar,...
August 15, 2012 - 12:32am
June 23, 2012
National XC champ 1st at Willmar Fests (Minn) 4-mile run
WILLMAR -- One never knows who will show up race day. Saturday morning in downtown Willmar, it was 2011 NCAA Division III Cross-Country champion...
June 23, 2012 - 1:34pm
March 3, 2011
State revokes sales tax permit of Spicer cleaning business
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Revenue has revoked the sales tax permit of Gina Carlson, doing business as 4 Seasons Cleaning Services, for failing to file and pay sales taxes to the state. According to the Department of Revenue, the Spicer business owes more than $104,000....
March 3, 2011 - 12:40pm
October 5, 2010
One person dead in crash at County Roads 10 and 4
WILLMAR -- The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash around 9:15 a.m. this morning died at the scene of the crash at County Roads 10 and 4 east of Spicer. According to Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, the name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of relatives....
October 5, 2010 - 1:55pm
July 24, 2010
Storm shelter gets a splash of color, care of local youth
WILLMAR -- There's nothing like a change of scenery to work wonders, but it can take lots of work. A dozen or more youth have been putting in...
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Offering a helping hand to children and their parents
Involvement by parents will be a key element in helping to make a new children's social and emotional screening process as effective as possible. The screening, which was introduced this summer on a pilot basis in ACMC's pediatrics department in Willmar, is being offered to all children...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am
June 28, 2010
Gladitsch, Eggers win 'dash for cash' at Foot Lake 4 race
WILLMAR -- Carl Gladitsch repeated and Katie Eggers moved up from third a year ago as each claimed a victory at the 16th annual Foot Lake 4...
June 28, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2010
Dawson-native Turnberg no longer anchoring Valley News Live in Fargo
FARGO - Valley Today and Noon Anchor Michelle Turnberg is no longer with Valley News Live, according to the Web site for KVLY 11 and KXJB 4. In...
June 24, 2010 - 1:54pm
July 2, 2009
Local officials call for firework safety over holiday weekend
With firework season now open in the run up to the Independence Day festivities Saturday, local police and firefighters are advising people to...
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
June 29, 2009
Gladitsch wins men's FL4 title; Brown is women's champion
WILLMAR -- The heat was on Saturday morning as runners and walkers left downtown Willmar for the four-mile run around lower Foot Lake. Most...
June 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
NLS recommits to PACT 4 Families Collaborative for 2009
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School District recommitted to the PACT 4 Families Collaborative on Monday during its first meeting of 2009. Superintendent Paul Carlson said Tuesday the School Board approved the district's letter of intent for financially committing to the collaborative...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Heitke tie-breaker assures Child Guide funding request in '09 city budget
WILLMAR -- Mayor Les Heitke broke a tie City Council vote to assure his 2009 budget will include $10,000 for the Child Guide Program. The council voted 4-4 Monday night on a motion by the Finance Committee to remove the $10,000 from next year's $20.8 million budget, but Heitke broke...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
WILLMAR -- Sara DeRoo has joined the audit and accounting team as a supervisor at Christianson & Associates, PLLP, of Willmar. She is a certified public accountant and has more than six years of public accounting and audit experience. She has a bachelor's degree in accounting from...
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am