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Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
Willmar Utilities to test its network security
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
December 11, 2014
Barn Theatre seeks funds for renovation
WILLMAR — The Barn Theatre announced Thursday the community theater will launch a $989,000 capital campaign to renovate and remodel the current...
December 11, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 3, 2014
Drivers cited in Kandiyohi, Swift Counties for seatbelt violations
WILLMAR — For 89 unbelted motorists in Kandiyohi and Swift counties, driving without a seat belt captured the attention of local law enforcement during the recent “Click It or Ticket” educational and enforcement campaign. They were among more than 6,000 motorists cited statewide...
November 3, 2014 - 11:40pm
October 31, 2014
Pushing the vote
WILLMAR — In the final days before Tuesday’s general election, political parties are working to get out the vote in west central Minnesota. On...
October 31, 2014 - 11:34pm
Wake up, election nears
ST. PAUL — It has been a pretty fall with Minnesotans spending time outdoors, reading about Ebola and engaging in real-life experiences ranging...
October 31, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 9, 2014
Click It or Ticket runs today through Oct. 26
ST. PAUL — Nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will focus on seat belt violations this October through the Click It or Ticket extra enforcement campaign Oct. 10-26. It is coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. “We encourage...
October 9, 2014 - 11:24pm
September 11, 2014
United Way launches annual campaign with a goal of $920,000
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota reached out to 31,000 locals last year and has a goal of reaching even more people in need...
September 11, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 24, 2014
City of Willmar reminds candidates of yard sign rules
WILLMAR — The city of Willmar is reminding candidates for public office of the rules for proper placement of campaign yard signs. “As election...
July 24, 2014 - 12:22am
June 5, 2014
Seifert stops in Willmar
WILLMAR — There are four Republican candidates running for governor but so far only one has made a campaign stop in Willmar following the GOP’s...
June 5, 2014 - 12:07am
June 4, 2014
Seifert makes campaign stop in Willmar
WILLMAR –– There are four Republican candidates running for governor but so far only one has made a campaign stop in Willmar following the...
June 4, 2014 - 2:58pm
April 22, 2014
Liebl plans Thursday rally to kick off his campaign for Willmar mayor
WILLMAR — Zack Liebl of Willmar will hold a kickoff rally for his campaign to be mayor of Willmar at 5 p.m. Thursday at 414 Becker Ave. S.W. in downtown Willmar. Refreshments and games will be available at the rally, Liebl will speak and answer questions. Liebl had previously...
April 22, 2014 - 7:00am
December 24, 2013
Dayton campaign pays for travel on state plane
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton’s campaign paid for most of a flight on a state airplane to Bemidji and International Falls last year that took the governor and a campaign aide to two campaign events and one official meeting, his office reported on Monday.
December 24, 2013 - 6:48am
Democrats face property taxes as a campaign issue
ST. PAUL — Democrats for years blamed Republicans for forcing local governments to raise property taxes.
November 24, 2013 - 11:10pm
November 6, 2013
2013 will mark 20th year of Warm the Children campaign
WILLMAR — The West Central Tribune kicks off its 20th annual Warm the Children campaign this week. The campaign is designed to help provide warm winter clothing to area children. It is anticipated that up to 500 children across the region will receive warm winter clothing again...
November 6, 2013 - 11:53pm
August 21, 2013
Editorial: Video boosts 'Made in America' campaign
The "Made In America" effort got a new friend this week when ad guru Alex Bogusky issued a new video championing the cause. Bogusky, an ad agency legend, has created a video urging folks to just buy more American-made products, according to a USA Today report. He is hoping his video...
August 21, 2013 - 6:37am
July 1, 2013
Minnesota's political refund program back on books
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a four-year hiatus, a program that gives a small refund to people who donate to political campaigns resumes in Minnesota. The political contribution refund is meant to incent small givers and to encourage candidates to agree to spending limits. Candidates...
July 1, 2013 - 9:52am