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Body of victim in Minnesota house fire found tied up under mattress
Hotel scamming scheme unveiled when Douglas County attorney answers the phone
MnDOT asks vacationers to hit the brakes on Hwy. 23/71 bypass
Traffic deaths up 14 percent in Minnesota
Beheading victim agreed to be tied up and beaten, according to charges against Minnesota woman
Willmar's Ditmarson wins pitchers' duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers can't solve Rox pitchers
Women's Basketball: Remembering Pat Summitt
Flustered Williams advances in straight sets at Wimbledon
NBA: High school coach remembers Timberwolves’ Dunn’s accomplishments
Children’s production on stage at The Barn this weekend
Comedy production opens Thursday in New London
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Remembering our deployed soldiers over the Fourth of July
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
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
Cornelia B. Fredrick
David J. Bingham
Donald D. Coleman
Commentary: Sanders is making his goodbye count
Commentary: Double trouble is coming with Trump
Commentary: Republicans' Benghazi Report seeks repetition, not the truth
Cartoon from June 30
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
October 8, 2015
Couple offers $500K challenge for Rice Rehab Center
WILLMAR — An anonymous local couple is pledging half a million dollars in matching funds toward a capital campaign for the Rice Rehabilitation Center. If donors collectively give $500,000 toward the Rice Health Foundation’s “Restoring health. Restoring hope.” capital campaign...
News / local
October 8, 2015 - 9:02am
August 4, 2014
Olivia man demands hearing to challenge charges leveled against him
WILLMAR — Matthew James Wrobleski, 40, of Olivia, appeared Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on felony charges of receiving stolen property and offering a forged check. He demanded a hearing to challenge the charges, which will be held September 10. Kandiyohi County charged...
News / region
August 4, 2014 - 11:24pm
February 1, 2013
Editorial: Game of football not always ‘super’
This is the weekend of the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. It is the “game,” the biggest athletic event of the year with millions tuning in via television around the world. This year’s big game has an intriguing spin with the Harbaugh brothers,...
opinion / editorials
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 10, 2012
Commentary: The conservative learning curve is now much steeper
By E.J. Dionne WASHINGTON — Over the long run, the most important impact of an election is not on the winning party but on the loser. Winners feel confirmed in staying the course they’re on. Losing parties — or, at least, the ones intent on winning again someday — are moved...
opinion / commentary
December 10, 2012 - 12:00am
November 3, 2012
Proposed voter ID amendment should not be confused with current voter laws
WILLMAR -- All the talk about voter photo identification may have some new voters confused about what is actually required when they go to the polls on Tuesday. Although people will be voting on a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to present a "government-issued"...
News / local
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Minnesota Fire marshal urges residents to take online safety challenge
News / state
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
Artwork up for auction Aug. 31 in New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON -- After a summer on display in and around New London, 19 guitars-turned-art-pieces will be up for public auction on Friday, Aug....
showcase / local / art
August 28, 2012 - 10:31am
December 3, 2010
Update: Emmer admits he lacks recount votes, but presses on
Update 11:30 a.m.
News / state
December 3, 2010 - 10:57am
State's budget deficit is a big one
Minnesotans along with Gov. Tim Pawlenty got some good news Thursday as the state announced a $399 million surplus for this fiscal year. This is good news for Minnesotans because there will be no need for any short-term borrowing or budget unallotments in the remainder of 2010. It...
opinion / state
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
September 27, 2010
Local kids could benefit from week-long Internet fundraiser
WILLMAR -- Local children will benefit from a dollar-for-dollar fundraising challenge that begins Tuesday. For seven days, donations made through the Internet site "GiveMn.org" will be matched by the Otto Bremer Foundation through the Give-to-the-Kids Challenge. There are six local...
News / local
September 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Editorial: The state's budget deficit is one big challenge
This state is facing the mother of all deficits -- at least by Minnesota standards. The budget deficit is projected to total nearly $6 billion. That is a very big number. How big?
opinion / editorials / state
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2010
Let's Go Fishing helps stock Green Lake, plans second underwater cleanup
SPICER -- Green Lake gave up a truckload of trash to volunteer scuba divers who scoured its depths near Saulsbury Beach in Spicer last June. In...
April 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Alan Egge wins Golf Challenge for third week in a row
Alan Egge of Grove City is the local winner for a third week in a row in the Wctrib.com's Golf Challenge on the Barclays Tournament held last...
September 2, 2009 - 2:06am
August 25, 2009
William Dowdell of Willmar wins Auto Racing Challenge for Sharpie 500 race
William Dowdell of Willmar is the local winner of the Wctrib.com's Auto Racing Challenge in the Sharpie 500 held Aug.
August 25, 2009 - 12:00pm
Alan Ege of Grove City wins Wctrib.com's Golf Challenge for second week in a row
Alan Egge of Grove City is the local winner for a second week in a row in the Wctrib.com's Golf Challenge on the Wyndham Championship held last...
August 25, 2009 - 12:54am