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Records published Feb. 24
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
July 19, 2016
Business Brain: How do I challenge by managers?
Dear Ken Keller, I recently had a staff meeting and asked each manager to come up with some goals that would help make the company a better place. I did this after watching the managers go through the motions since January. Not only was I getting frustrated at the lack of focus...
July 19, 2016 - 11:40am
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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"...
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Minnesota Fire marshal urges residents to take online safety challenge
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....
August 28, 2012 - 10:31am
December 3, 2010
Update: Emmer admits he lacks recount votes, but presses on
Update 11:30 a.m.
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...
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...
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?
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