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Judge: Ariz. sheriff's office profiles Latinos, victimizes citizens
Video: All-female honor guard salutes WWII WAAC veteran from New London
Area cities hopeful for flood mitigation funds
Zoning amendment would increase garage door height for RV storage
279 run Robbins way , 14th race has record field
Prep softball: Just another family outing
Prep softball: Holdingford takes out Paynesville
Prep softball: ACGC eliminated from 5A-West
Prep track roundup: Cards’ Jackson 2nd in 200
Paddle Theatre takes audience on newly-chartered waters in Granite Falls, Minn.
Willmar artist Fred Cogelow named Woodcarver of the Year
Community artists provide support and venue for New London-Spicer, Minn., art students
New London, Minn., potter wins internationally
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Council member Ahmann fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
Stanley G. Gatewood
LaVern "Bud" Lloyd Johnson Sr.
Linnea Hagman Sept. 21, 1917 - May 24, 2013
Audrey M. Nordquist
Karen Ann (Schennum) Rovente
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
Ford first quarter profit rises 15 percent to $1.6B
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford says net income rose 15 percent in the first quarter to $1.6 billion as record North American profits overcame weakness in Europe and South America...
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 - 6:34am
Ford, GM to collaborate on new transmissions
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors and Ford are putting aside their longstanding rivalry to work together to develop a new generation of fuel-efficient automatic transmissions. The companies said Monday that...
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 - 1:12pm
Chrysler US sales up 5 percent in March
DETROIT (AP) -- Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 5 percent last month from a year ago. The automaker says it sold almost 172,000 cars and trucks in March. It...
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 - 7:50am
Strong auto output boosts US factory production
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A strong increase in auto output boosted U.S. factory production last month, the latest sign that manufacturing is helping drive economic growth after lagging for much of...
news / nation
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 - 12:29pm
Fed survey: US economy growing moderately
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Federal Reserve survey showed the U.S. economy expanded in all parts of the country in January and February, helped by strong auto sales, a continued recovery...
news / nation
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 - 1:13pm
Danica Patrick wins pole for NASCAR's Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Danica Patrick has won the Daytona 500 pole, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any Sprint Cup race. It was the...
sports / pro
Sun, Feb 17, 2013 - 2:47pm
Chrysler profit jumps on higher sales
DETROIT (AP) -- Just three years out of bankruptcy, Chrysler posted a $1.7 billion profit in 2012 and said it expects to earn more than $2 billion this year. Improving...
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 - 8:16am
US auto sales end 2012 on strong note
DETROIT (AP) -- Strong U.S. sales in December capped a remarkable year for the auto industry - especially Japanese brands - and 2013 should be even better. Sales of new...
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 - 1:49pm
Ridgewater College auto programs need more cars
WILLMAR -- In order to learn how to fix car engines, transmissions, bodies and bumpers, the students at Ridgewater College's auto repair programs need cars. Through the Ridgewater College Foundation,...
news / local / education / Ridgewater / college
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 - 12:00am
Some cool cars in Sunburg, Minn.
news / region
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 - 12:00am
Motorsports: KRA Speedway results
KRA Speedway Thursday at Willmar (Wissota) MIDWEST MODIFIEDS -- Feature: 1. Brian Haben, Holloway 2. Cory Crapser, Chippewa Falls 3. Shane Sabraski, Rice 4. Ryan Buer, Atwater 5. Dustin Auld,...
Sat, Sep 01, 2012 - 12:15am
NASCAR needs Kyle Busch to be himself
By Jenna Fryer An Associated Press Column Kyle Busch seems awfully unhappy these days. That's unfortunate for Busch, and it's bad for NASCAR. It's been a stressful summer for Busch,...
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 - 12:00am
Mills Auto Group purchases Swenson Motors Co. of Willmar, MInn.
Swenson Motor Company of Willmar, which sells Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and GMC vehicles, has been sold to Mills Auto Group and will be relocated to a south Willmar location. The...
business / news / local
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 - 8:45am
Willmar Notebook: For Red, it was Ahl or nothin'
Red Ahl got out of the Army in 1956 and moved from Bird Island to Willmar. He started racing stock cars at the half-mile track at the fairgrounds in Willmar...
Wed, Jul 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Motorsports: This week's KRA results
Tribune Staff Report KRA Speedway Thursday at Willmar (Wissota) HOBBY STOCK -- Feature (top 10): (1) Chris Isdahl (2) Nick Simar (3) Taylor Willms (4) Forest Foster (5) Adam Sthompson...
Sat, May 12, 2012 - 12:00am