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AT&T backs Time Warner merger at U.S. Senate hearing
Churches say they'll protect immigrants facing deportation
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
Western Minn. cattlemen to serve on state association
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Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
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Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 3, 2012
A few sights and sounds from the pioneer Christmas at the Forest City Stockade.
December 3, 2012 - 12:00am
December 2, 2012
Video: Forest City Stockade Pioneer Christmas
The Forest City Stockade holds their 17th annual Pioneer Christmas which featured sleigh rides, pioneer crafts, ornament making and live mus...
December 2, 2012 - 6:20pm
November 30, 2012
Sweet Conclusions blog: The meaning of Advent
November 30, 2012 - 8:49am
November 18, 2012
Video: Willmar Holidaze Parade
The 10th annual Holidaze Parade is held on Saturday night in downtown Willmar.
November 18, 2012 - 5:36pm
January 9, 2012
Picking up the Christmas trees in Willmar, Minn.
January 9, 2012 - 12:00am
December 27, 2011
Areavoices.com: Holiday traditions should continue all year long
We've made it! Christmas is behind us, and we hope you were able to spend at least some of yesterday relaxing in your PJ's. It is a great time...
December 27, 2011 - 8:40am
December 25, 2011
Areavoices.com: 'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'
I'm sure you have heard the line from the famous editorial, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," but what is the story behind it? To read...
December 25, 2011 - 12:09am
December 24, 2011
Editorial: Merry Christmas everyone
West central Minnesota is patiently waiting for a white Christmas this year. We likely will have to wait a little longer for the good blanket of snow to fall across the region. Christmas remains a time of celebration. It is time to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the son of God....
December 24, 2011 - 6:35am
Areavoices.com: Seeing Christmas through others' eyes
Let's go back to my year in China for a moment. In fact, let's turn it back exactly one year. I was walking into my adult English class with...
December 24, 2011 - 12:43am
December 23, 2011
Areavoices.com: Santa has elves, we have each other
I like the marketing campaign Target has used this season - Santa has elves; you have Target. It is one of my favorite holiday marketing campaigns...
December 23, 2011 - 1:10pm
Areavoices.com: Remember to give thanks this Christmas
It's been a rich Advent for me, an Advent that will end very soon now as we make way for the illuminating Christ. To read the rest of this story...
December 23, 2011 - 9:03am
December 21, 2011
Commentary: A Christmas of choices
Right around now is when people start fretting over creches in the public square and arguing as to whether publicly funded Christmas symbols violate the establishment clause of the First Amendment. And right about now is also when certain Jewish groups begin insisting that the answer...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 19, 2011
Olivia businesses use holiday season to say thanks
OLIVIA -- This marks the 20th anniversary of a unique holiday tradition offered by Olivia businesses. Along with the usual holiday events and...
December 19, 2011 - 5:04pm
December 13, 2011
Areavoices.com: Have yourself a stylin' little Christmas
Here in the West Central Tribune newsroom we're armed and ready for the holiday season: We've just been issued the official Associated Press...
December 13, 2011 - 8:25am
December 12, 2011
All welcome to join Christmas bird count
WILLMAR -- Area birders and others who enjoy the outdoors are welcome to participate in the National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count in the Willmar area. Local birders have set Saturday, Dec. 17 as the date for the 2011 count. Local birders have been conducting the...
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am