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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
December 6, 2015
West central Minnesota residents serve as models for bronze art project honoring military service
LITCHFIELD — Area residents with ties to the military say they are proud to have been models for five bronze statues placed recently at a new...
December 6, 2015 - 11:53pm
November 12, 2015
Minnesota man tells of surviving Bataan Death March
BRAINERD – A 96-year-old Brainerd man is the last voice left to tell the story of his unit's part in the Bataan Death March. World...
November 12, 2015 - 9:35am
September 10, 2014
Willmar man suspected of impersonating decorated soldier
WILLMAR — A 54-year-old Willmar man who reportedly has been impersonating a decorated soldier in the U.S. Army at various events is in custody...
September 10, 2014 - 11:41pm
June 13, 2014
U.S. Army says Bergdahl condition stable, has not met parents
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years as a Taliban prisoner of war before being released on May 31, was in stable condition at a military hospital in Texas and has not yet met his parents, military officials said on Friday. Bergdahl,...
June 13, 2014 - 3:45pm
May 31, 2014
U.S. soldier freed in Afghanistan, five Taliban prisoners to leave Guantanamo
(Reuters) - The last U.S. prisoner of war from America's waning Afghan war was handed over to U.S. Special Operations forces inAfghanistan on...
May 31, 2014 - 6:21pm
August 28, 2013
Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) -- A military court on Wednesday sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving...
August 28, 2013 - 2:02pm
July 8, 2013
Clash with Egypt army kills at least 42 protesters
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soldiers and police clashed with Islamists protesting the military's ouster of the president in bloodshed that left at...
July 8, 2013 - 9:34am
July 3, 2013
Update: Army tightens grip as Egypt awaits final move
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military moved to tighten its control of key institutions Wednesday, sending troops backed with armored vehicles to the...
July 3, 2013 - 12:46pm
February 15, 2013
Duluth Army mom finally gets U.S. Postal Service apology for ‘deceased’ stamp
By John Myers Duluth News-Tribune DULUTH, Minn. – A Duluth woman whose letter mailed to her Army son in Iraq came back to her stamped “DECEASED”...
February 15, 2013 - 9:00am
December 21, 2011
Agreement protects Wood Lake Battlefield site as Minnesota prepares to observe 150th anniversary of 1862 US Dakota Conflict
WOOD LAKE -- One of the most important battlefield sites from the 1862 US Dakota Conflict is being protected as Minnesota prepares to observe...
December 21, 2011 - 3:26pm
June 16, 2011
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 16, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
U.S. Army ditches black berets in favor of caps
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- It's hot, it doesn't keep the sun out of your eyes, and you need two hands and a mirror to make sure it's on straight....
June 15, 2011 - 5:22pm
April 8, 2011
Southwest Minn. native Bertschi works dirty job of keeping Red River at bay in Fargo
FARGO - Red River gumbo clay is some of the best dirt imaginable to use as material for emergency flood levees.
April 8, 2011 - 10:11am
December 24, 2010
Generosity shines right through
An annual choir of bell ringers began making music weeks ago in Kandiyohi County, the steady tinkle of their bells bringing the jingle of coins...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
Video: A video Christmas greeting from U.S. Army Tech. Sgt. Taylor Maertens in Afghanistan:
A video Christmas greeting from U.S. Army Tech. Sgt. Taylor Maertens in Afghanistan:
December 23, 2010 - 12:20am