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Two injured when motorcycle hits deer near Lake Lillian
UPDATE: Two boys drowned in Willmar's Foot Lake
Willmar Public Schools' summer program reaches hundreds of students
Police seek DNA analysis in Willmar armed robbery
Records published June 29
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
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
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
Arthur Wayne Osmundson
Albert L. Wheeler, Jr.
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
April 24, 2010
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez
opinion / cartoons
April 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 15, 2010
High water closes Kandiyohi County Road 80
WILLMAR -- High water has closed a short section of Kandiyohi County Road 80, south of Willmar. The Kandiyohi County Highway Department said today the road is closed to traffic from 75th Street Southwest to 60th Street Southwest. There is water over a quarter-mile section of road,...
News / local
March 15, 2010 - 3:38pm
March 4, 2010
Cartoon by Mike Thompson
opinion / cartoons
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 26, 2010
State to delay more school aid
News / state
January 26, 2010 - 10:00am
January 25, 2010
All state highways closed at 3 p.m. in west central and southwestern Minnesota
WILLMAR - All state highways in west central and southwestern Minnesota have closed until further notice. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol ordered the road closing. MnDOT are pulling their snowplows and roads will become impassable. The road...
News / local / region
January 25, 2010 - 3:00pm
Blustery weather closes schools and cancels events
Most schools in the region closed early today and many community events have been canceled because snow and high winds are causing limited visibility and snow drifts on roads. The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no travel in southwest and west central Minnesota due...
January 25, 2010 - 12:49pm
September 26, 2009
Trying to stay positive as businesses close on New London's Main Street
NEW LONDON -- There's another light turned off on New London's Main Street. The town's only hardware store closed last week "until further notice"...
News / local / Business
September 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
First comes the line
News / local
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
March 31, 2009
Schools close in early spring storm
More than a dozen schools in the region cancelled classes today as a late-spring storm hit the area. Community events are also being postponed. State and county crews are out and trying to keep roads cleared. Many school districts started with a two-hour late start but then cancelled...
March 31, 2009 - 8:36am
January 17, 2009
HOLLOWAY (AP) -- A 75-year-old man has died after rescuing his female companion and severely disabled son from a house fire in southwestern Minnesota. The Swift County Sheriff's Office says Charles Brown got his 76-year-old companion and 27-year-old son out of the house moments before...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Schools closed today in winter blast
More than 20 west-central Minnesota schools have cancelled classes today as a blustery storm moves across the region. The area is under a winter-weather...
January 12, 2009 - 10:10am
January 9, 2009
Spicer discusses proposal for lawsuit threats by city administrator
SPICER -- Spicer City Council closed Thursday's special meeting to discuss with an attorney the litigation the city's administrator has threatened for over three months. The Tribune objected to the closure of the meeting because no litigation is pending. However, attorney Patricia...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Spicer Council revisits lawsuit threats from city administrator in closed meeting
SPICER -- Spicer City Council spent an hour in closed session Thursday evening talking with an attorney about litigation the city administrator has threatened Spicer with for three months. The City Council closed Thursday's special meeting to discuss the threatened litigation from...
News / local
January 8, 2009 - 8:00pm
November 7, 2008
Spicer Council discusses administrator lawsuit in disputable closed meeting
SPICER -- Spicer City Council closed Thursday's special meeting to talk with an attorney about threats of litigation from its city administrator.
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Filing closes for candidates seeking city government offices
Filing closed Tuesday for municipal elections in which no primary is held. Smaller cities do not typically conduct a primary, and all candidates who file for office in those towns are on the general election ballot in November. Candidates have until the end of today to withdraw. The...
News / local
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am