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2015 Warm the Children campaign is underway
November 23, 2015 - 12:46pm
August 19, 2015
Kandiyohi, Swift counties to increase patrol for drunk drivers
August 19, 2015 - 8:45pm
July 9, 2015
Minnetonka traffic officer Chad Fierst shoots a laser speed detection gun at traffic Thursday while Minnesota State Patrol intern Zach Nipper looks on during a speed enforcement event in Minnetonka. (ROBB JEFFRIES | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Beware of speed traps on highways through July 26
July 9, 2015 - 11:25pm
June 4, 2015
Campaign yields dozens of seat belt citations
June 4, 2015 - 11:15pm
January 20, 2015
Cheryl and Brad Schmidt sing Tuesday at the Barn Theatre in Willmar during a fundraiser for the community theater. As of Tuesday, the Barn Capital Campaign has advanced gift commitments of $475,000. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’
January 20, 2015 - 11:45pm
December 19, 2014
The space Willmar Community-Owned Grocery board members planned to house their store is empty Friday at the Westside Liquor building in Willmar. TRIBUNE/Gary Miller
Facing a handful of choices: Community-Owned Grocery weighs options after capital campaign falls short
December 19, 2014 - 11:00pm
December 11, 2014
Pam Klein, The Barn Theatre Board Chair, shown here highlighting the new facade, stated that The Encore Performance project will extend the Barn’s role as a center for all arts, while welcoming cultural organizations that need a venue. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Barn Theatre seeks funds for renovation
December 11, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 3, 2014
Drivers cited in Kandiyohi, Swift Counties for seatbelt violations
November 3, 2014 - 11:40pm
October 31, 2014
Sen. Al Franken talks with Carolyn Jorgenson Friday during a DFL get-out-the-vote rally in Willmar that featured the state party’s candidates as well as local House of Representative candidates Mary Sawatzky and Andrew Falk, who are in tight races with their GOP challengers Dave Baker and Tim Miller. (TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange)
Pushing the vote
October 31, 2014 - 11:34pm
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton talks to a small crowd of supporters Wednesday as state Democrats begin a 30-city bus tour to rally supporters before election day. (Forum News Service/Don Davis)
Wake up, election nears
October 31, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 9, 2014
Click It or Ticket runs today through Oct. 26
October 9, 2014 - 11:24pm
September 11, 2014
United Way of West Central Minnesota executive director Renee Nolting, left, and finance director Teresa Winzenburg stuff envelopes recently in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Nicole Hovatter)
United Way launches annual campaign with a goal of $920,000
September 11, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 24, 2014
The placement of these political campaign signs along Trott Avenue Southwest is apparently in violation of the city zoning ordinance which prohibits placement of campaign signs in the public right-of-way. Signs may be placed behind sidewalk where sidewalk exists or a minimum distance of 14.5 feet behind the curb. (Tribune photo by David Little)
City of Willmar reminds candidates of yard sign rules
July 24, 2014 - 12:22am
June 5, 2014
Marty Seifert, a GOP candidate for governor, talks with supporters during a campaign stop Wednesday at the Willmar airport. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Seifert stops in Willmar
June 5, 2014 - 12:07am
June 4, 2014
Marty Seifert, a Republican candidate for governor, met with supporters today in Willmar.
Seifert makes campaign stop in Willmar
June 4, 2014 - 2:58pm