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North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
White House official: deal to avoid government shutdown could come today
'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
Willmar School Board to have special meeting, workshop Monday
Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators -- and parents
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 21, 2017
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
The world is changing today. Change is happening politically, educationally, technologically, financially and medically ... there is constant...
April 21, 2017 - 8:42pm
March 1, 2017
Minnesota Opinion: Minnesota's Sunday liquor-sale vote inspires change
March 1, 2017 - 12:11pm
January 20, 2017
Barack Obama's Final Tweet as President: 'I Believe in Change'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Barack Obama issued his final tweets as President of the United States Friday morning, thanking the citizens he...
January 20, 2017 - 11:19am
September 8, 2016
Will: Sen. Portman deserves re-election
TERRACE PARK, Ohio—Sen. Rob Portman probably will win a second term, despite the fact that he deserves to. The swarm of young people who...
September 8, 2016 - 10:55pm
November 21, 2013
U.S. Senate Democrats stop filibusters on federal nominations
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama's current and future nominees on Thursday, voting...
November 21, 2013 - 11:45am
August 31, 2013
Letter: Council should accept change, Christianson was rude and unprofessoinal
OMG! Watch the City Council meeting from Aug. 20: http://bit.ly/17NNdTd It was an interesting agenda at the City Council meeting. Ms. Stevens’ Option A and B presentation to the council was from a study done by professionals. The council it was presented to was, on the other...
August 31, 2013 - 11:00am
December 21, 2012
Letter: The death of America
My America is dead. It died when the voices of the soulless were louder than the voices of the followers of Christ. When greed became the creed to live by. When the illiterate, unskilled and lawless came with grasping fingers. When children could no longer play outside unattended...
December 21, 2012 - 7:21am
November 2, 2012
Letter: It's the environment
Hallelujah! Somebody else is awake! Thank you, Richard C. Lindahl of Spicer, for pointing out that, as stewards of God's great creation, we have been miserable failures, even though we've improved some, and Republicans couldn't care less. In truth, environmental issues have not even...
November 2, 2012 - 10:20am
March 9, 2012
Wrobleski granted request to move trial out of Renville County, Minn.
OLIVIA -- A district court judge has approved a request to move the trial for a Willmar man accused of stealing vehicles and burglarizing a farm...
March 9, 2012 - 3:43pm
January 23, 2012
New money and a new name
WILLMAR -- The Assembly of God Church in Willmar donated $16,899 from their "Night of Music" event that's dedicated to the Kandiyohi County's emergency "neighbor to neighbor" fund. The money is distributed in small amounts to individuals who are "headed in a good direction" but experience...
January 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 21, 2011
Letter: The global warming hysteria
Thank you for enlightening story, "Cold winter ahead for upper Midwest" in the Dec. 17 paper and the prediction that the oncoming winter season "may go down as one of the coldest winters in the past 30, 40 years." Really? How is this remotely possible with all the "global warming"...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
June 16, 2011
Letter: Changing times at cemeteries
Some things are changing. I went into my local hospital a while back to see a friend. When I asked at the desk what room he was in, they said he wasn't there. I was very frustrated because I knew he was there. Due to new privacy laws, they could not tell me what room he was in or...
June 16, 2011 - 12:00am
April 9, 2011
Tribune editorial: The Civil War did change our state
Exactly 150 years ago Tuesday -- on April 12, 1861 -- Confederate forces fired upon Fort Sumter in South Carolina. This war, that began 1,422 miles from Willmar, also changed the future of west central Minnesota and the rest of the state. The Civil War began a wave of change that...
April 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 3, 2011
Rep. Peterson is one of two Dems joining GOP fight to block EPA climate rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two senior Democrats are joining a Republican effort in the House to block the Environmental Protection Agency from reducing...
March 3, 2011 - 12:09pm
January 8, 2011
MONTEVIDEO -- There's still time and all the incentives in the world to do something about climate change before Minnesotans, as one wag put...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am