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Rep. Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Video: Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held in Benson
Hearing Tuesday on appointing or electing Kandiyohi County officers
Judge orders change, Minn. sex offender program remains same
Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Boys Basketball: BBE rallies in 2nd half to win Class A title
NLS girls get No. 3 seed, play Esko Wednesday 8 p.m.
College Baseball: Ridgewater nearly beats top-ranked Iowa Western
Men's basketball: Badgers knock Gophers out of tournament
Girls basketball: NLS tops Sauk in OT to earn spot at state
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)
Louis Ronald Steffens
Robert "Bob" Terhell
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
February 14, 2013
‘Bear is Broken’: Willmar, Minn., native son makes mark in literary world
A love of literature that got its start in Willmar, a Master of Fine Arts degree from Cornell University in New York, a creative writing fellowship at Stanford University in California, a law degree from Berkeley and a successful day job as an attorney in Alabama was blended together...
entertainment / showcase
February 14, 2013 - 10:21am
January 15, 2013
20 years on, Katie Beers says kidnapping saved her
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Being chained as a 10-year-old for more than two weeks in a coffin-size box in a suburban New York dungeon was, Katie Beers says 20 years later, “the best thing that happened to me” because it allowed her to escape a life of abuse. On the 20th anniversary...
entertainment / television
January 15, 2013 - 8:57am
November 29, 2012
Renville, Minn., author releases two new works
November 29, 2012 - 7:00am
August 23, 2012
Willmar, Minn., author gets it right in first book
showcase / local / region
August 23, 2012 - 9:31am
July 10, 2012
Slowing the Racing Mind blog: Black, white and 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
July 10, 2012 - 8:43am
October 23, 2010
Will Weaver's memoir is also hunter's take on what matters
WILLMAR -- You can't help but notice that there are fewer young people chasing wild game these days. There's lots of discussion about getting young people involved in hunting and what the future might hold for hunting.
outdoors / region
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 14, 2010
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez
opinion / cartoons
September 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2009
Early Childhood Initiative, SW Initiative develop kids book about rural firefighters
Early Childhood Initiative, SW Initiative develop kids book about rural firefighters WILLMAR -- More than 4 out of 5 fire departments use on-call and volunteer firefighters rather than full-time career employees and protect half of the population of the United States. A new book,...
news / local
October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
August 15, 2009
New book highlights Vikings football
Minnesota Vikings football is detailed in a new book called The Vikings Reader. The book is a collection of columns and articles and national and regional sportswriters and commentators, edited by Armand Peterson, who also offers his own insights into 50 years on Vikings football The...
sports / pro
August 15, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Elementary schools see last students leave
WILLMAR -- There was chaos in the halls of Willmar's small elementary schools Thursday afternoon. It was the annual memory book signing at Lincoln...
news / local
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Grace: Beautifully told, painful quest for mental peace
To spend each day in what he describes as a mental "murk" is as ugly as it sounds. That so much beauty can emerge from it is just one of the lessons to discover in Dana Yost's first book of poetry, "Grace.'' The beauty is in his telling. Yost gives us a collection of jabbing, succinct...
news / showcase
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am