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When money struggles push a household into a tailspin, the food shelf can offer aid
Road weight restrictions begin Tuesday for central zone
A plunge in obesity in preschoolers? Not so fast, experts say
Willmar Area Food Shelf participates in annual FoodShare campaign
'Good night': Haunting final contact from missing Malaysian jet
NASCAR: Edwards wins at rain-soaked Bristol track
NBA: Martin, Wolves edge Kings
College Basketball: Gophers miss cut for NCAA tourney
College Basketball: Florida overall No. 1 for men’s NCAA tourney
Jubilant Jaguars: BBE boys win another Class A title
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
Bach — Smith
Mark your picks in our March Fever Upfront Picks contest
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Zelda M. Everson
Marlin S. B. Engen
Louis Ronald Steffens
Editorial: Dayton’s reasoning wrong on this issue
Letter: Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
Letter: Misconceptions about wolves
Letter: Conventional wisdom vs. truth
July 8, 2011
Update: Missing Alberta woman's remains found; three suspects in custody
MORRIS - The remains of an Alberta woman missing since late December were found buried on the property where she lived, and three possible suspects in her death are in custody, law enforcement reported today. Agents from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and deputies...
life / news / region
July 8, 2011 - 5:57pm
May 18, 2011
Former city manager convicted
ALBERT LEA -- A former city manager for the cities of Renville and Montevideo said he will be appealing verdicts by a jury in Albert Lea. The jury found him guilty Friday on seven of eight counts related to improper use of a city credit card, the Albert Lea Tribune reported. Jim...
news / region
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
February 8, 2011
Commentary: Outstate cities are harmed by LGA?cuts
There is an interesting divide emerging between the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and some local chambers. Last week, the state chamber publicly took local chambers in greater Minnesota to task for signing, or even considering signing, a resolution supporting the Local Government...
opinion / commentary
February 8, 2011 - 12:00am
July 31, 2009
Probation for man, 34, who stole money from benefit for dying pal
WILLMAR -- A Twin Cities man was sentenced Thursday to 13 months of stayed prison time, five years of probation, 120 days in the county jail and a $200 fine on a theft ch-arge for hosting a benefit for a dying fr-iend and then keeping the cash for himself instead of giving the funds...
news / local
July 31, 2009 - 12:00am
February 23, 2009
Teen pleads guilty to charges in October graffiti spree, November burglary charge
WILLMAR -- Albert Martin Navarro, 16, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three felony charges of third-degree burglary and first-degree damage to property for an Oct. 18 graffiti spate and a Nov. 6 incident that involved breaking into garages, doing graffiti and stealing beer. As...
news / local
February 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Willmar teen faces further charges for a spate of crimes across the city
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Willmar boy pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony third-degree burglary charge, plus three lesser charges, for allegedly breaking into two garages, stealing beer and slashing tires on vehicles on Nov. 6 in the southwest quadrant of the city. Albert Martin...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Willmar teen pleads not guilty in October graffiti spree throughout city
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Willmar boy pleaded not guilty Monday to three felony charges for an Oct. 18 graffiti spate on homes and businesses along the city's northeast side and at other locations around Willmar. Albert Martin Navarro faces charges of third-degree burglary, first-degree...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am