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November 22, 2016
Tribune editorial: Election creates new era for Willmar City Council
City of Willmar voters have spoken, calling for a new direction on their City Council by electing three new proactive members and re-electing...
November 22, 2016 - 8:45am
November 16, 2016
Write-ins decide several city posts in the region
In the contested city council and mayoral races across Kandiyohi County, voters overwhelmingly elected at least one incumbent candidate, sometimes...
November 16, 2016 - 5:00am
November 9, 2016
Kandiyohi County cities elect mostly incumbents in city council, mayor races
Editor's note: This story has been updated with corrected information about the Spicer City Council. In the contested city council and mayoral...
November 9, 2016 - 7:56am
November 5, 2016
Light council agenda for Monday night
WILLMAR — It is a light agenda for the city council for its Nov. 7 meeting. Gary Weiers from David Drown Associates will review the city administrator position with the council. Weiers is heading the search for a new administrator after Larry Kruse resigned in September. A presentation...
November 5, 2016 - 2:34pm
October 28, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Voters have a clear choice on Nov. 8 between Bob Enos and Fernando Alvarado for the open Ward 3 seat on the Willmar City Council. The winner...
October 28, 2016 - 8:00am
October 27, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Voters have a choice on Nov. 8 of Julie Asmus or Steve Peppin for the open Ward 2 seat on the Willmar City Council. The winner will replace...
October 27, 2016 - 9:06am
October 26, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Voters have a choice on Nov. 8 of Linda Kacher or Kathy Schwantes for the open Ward 1 seat on the Willmar City Council. The winner will replace...
October 26, 2016 - 12:22pm
October 22, 2016
Decision nearing on highway route in wye project around Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR – While there are no major updates on the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Park Access Project, also known as the Willmar Wye,...
October 22, 2016 - 2:49am
October 13, 2016
Ward 3 candidates offer starkly different views of Willmar; Alvarado and Enos vie for City Council
Editor's note: This is the final in a series of three stories about contests for seats on the Willmar City Council. Today features the candidates...
October 13, 2016 - 4:27pm
September 19, 2016
Willmar names Mike McGuire as interim city administrator
The Willmar City Council Monday night approved a contract with Mike McGuire to be the interim city administrator for the city of Willmar. McGuire...
September 19, 2016 - 9:48pm
September 6, 2016
Willmar City Administrator Kruse announces his resignation
Willmar City Administrator Larry Kruse announced his resignation Tuesday night at the end of Willmar City Council meeting. Kruse started work...
September 6, 2016 - 9:25pm
August 19, 2016
Willmar Industrial Park set to welcome new business
WILLMAR—The Willmar City Council this week approved the sale of an Industrial Park lot to 4 Ever Family Properties LLC. The land will become...
August 19, 2016 - 6:30pm
Communication cited as concern in Willmar administrator's performance
WILLMAR – Communication and judgment were areas of concern for the Willmar City Council regarding the performance of City Administrator Larry...
July 19, 2016 - 12:05am
July 14, 2016
A lot of talk, no decisions on sales tax projects
WILLMAR—Willmar City Council members discuss potential projects of regional significance to be funded by a local option sales tax planned to go before voters Nov. 8. City staff provided a draft ballot question Monday when the entire council met as the Finance Committee. "That...
July 14, 2016 - 12:26am
July 9, 2016
Letter: Mr. Peppin doesn't cut it
Why Steve Peppin? As many people know, Mr. Peppin is running for the Willmar City Council. I didn't think anything of it at first. But now I see on social media that he has garnered quite a bit of support, and it disturbs me. Mr. Peppin openly admitted on his Facebook page that his...
July 9, 2016 - 2:00am