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Duluth police to purchase riot gear: Chief says equipment to be used with discretion
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
How to stay sane during craziness of holiday season
Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
Towns, Wolves hold off Mavericks
Vikings' Keenum looking ahead after 8-game win streak ends in Carolina
Local Roundup: Willmar gymnasts win Becker Invite
Netflix confirms 'House of Cards' will return, and will have new star
A cloudy morning after for 'Today'
Matt Lauer recently grilled Bill O'Reilly about sexual harassment. Lauer could have been talking about himself.
'Greatest Love Story' is the surprise country hit of the year - with some help from Netflix
Two Minn. orchestras, Dylan earn Grammy nominations
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
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
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Jessica Ann Rauenhorst
Beverly J. Haverly
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Jessie M. Van De Riet
Earl D. Ihnen
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Tribune Editorial: Christianson must address bias concerns
The stupidest patents of 2017
Did Hefner's death punch a hole in the dam?
Tribune Editorial: Sen Franken made the right decision to resign
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!
Martin & Judi Berghorst
Riley Gregory Muench
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April 17, 2017
Willmar conservatives rally for President Trump
WILLMAR — Organizers of the Willmar "We Have Your Back" rally in support of President Donald Trump have said over 200 people attended the...
April 17, 2017 - 5:38am
April 15, 2017
Trump voters show their support at Willmar rally
WILLMAR — A dedicated crowd of supporters of President Donald Trump braved falling temperatures and rising winds to attend the "We Have...
April 15, 2017 - 5:58pm
April 14, 2017
Rally to support President Trump to be held in Willmar on Saturday
WILLMAR – The Northern Plains Citizens Alliance is holding a rally to support President Donald Trump from 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kandi...
April 14, 2017 - 11:20am
November 9, 2016
Schwantes, Asmus, Alvarado elected to Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — It took longer than anyone wanted, but results of the Willmar City Council races were finally released early Wednesday morning and showed decisive victories for Kathy Schwantes, Julie Asmus and Fernando Alvarado. Shawn Mueske retained his seat as well, running unopposed...
November 9, 2016 - 9:11pm
Alvarado defeats Enos in Willmar Ward 3 race
WILLMAR – The decision in Ward 3 has been made, with voters choosing Fernando Alvarado over Bob Enos to sit on the Willmar City Council. The...
November 9, 2016 - 5:51am
November 1, 2016
Patricia Carter Harding letter: Give decency a chance and vote for Enos
After reading the political endorsements of our paper, one a plus and the other a strong negative, I was chilled by the viciousness of the writing....
November 1, 2016 - 2:04pm
October 31, 2016
Jim Dokken letter: Enos is the candidate we all wish we had
I spent many, many years on the Willmar City Council as a representative of Ward 4. I've watched local political candidates come and go. In all those years, I have not seen one candidate that has surpassed Bob Enos for honesty, knowledge, and integrity. Sometimes, when you are in...
October 31, 2016 - 2:18pm
October 28, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Voters have a clear choice on Nov. 8 between Bob Enos and Fernando Alvarado for the open Ward 3 seat on the Willmar City Council. The winner...
October 28, 2016 - 8:00am
October 14, 2016
Willmar City Council candidates talk business
WILLMAR — Candidates for the Willmar City Council shared their thoughts and ideas about issues affecting the city and its business community...
October 14, 2016 - 6:03pm
October 13, 2016
Ward 3 candidates offer starkly different views of Willmar; Alvarado and Enos vie for City Council
Editor's note: This is the final in a series of three stories about contests for seats on the Willmar City Council. Today features the candidates...
October 13, 2016 - 4:27pm
March 10, 2015
Letter: Lobbying for a purpose?
On March 4, the West Central Tribune’s Don Davis reported a verbal exchange at a House hearing that bears explaining. During testimony from the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, House representative Rick Hansen, D-South St. Paul, turned the spotlight on the group’s lucrative...
March 10, 2015 - 12:00am
February 24, 2015
Letter: Willmar’s intellectual Taliban
The Feb. 15 Minneapolis Star Tribune carried a must-read essay by commentary editor Doug Tice. Responding to a New York Magazine essay by liberal commentator Jonathan Chait, Mr. Tice noted a “spirit of intolerance among some on the left - the hypersensitivity to any hint of racism,...
February 24, 2015 - 10:00am
February 9, 2015
Letter: Silent in the face of evil
The recent Willmar City Council election campaign cast light on one of this community’s uglier features. I am referring to an egregious attack on Willmar’s Somalis by City Council candidate Bob Enos and the seeming indifference to the attack by the other candidates and the community...
February 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 22, 2014
2014 Letter: Bob Enos has extreme views
First off, for Bob Enos to arrive in Willmar in 2008 and to think he knows the inhabitants and the culture of Willmar is absurd. To write a whole website of propaganda is a step backwards for our community; to even think the Willmar community (or any community) can even think to elect...
December 22, 2014 - 10:00am
December 19, 2014
Letter: Myth of white grievance
The fire of the burning cross in the night illuminated the white-sheeted cowards around it with light from hell. On Oct. 28, I attended the debate between candidates for the Willmar City Council. It was an eye-opener for even my rather jaded eyes. When the candidates were...
December 19, 2014 - 8:00am