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Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
October 25, 2010
Letter: The answer to our problems
It is time to take a check on the direction politics is taking in our area. In 2010 some 15 money bills came before our House of Representatives. The District 20A representative, Andrew Falk, voted taxpayer-friendly 7 percent of the time, according to the 2010 legislative scorecard...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Editorial: Peterson is the best choice for 7th District
Collin Peterson has been re-elected by the voters of the 7th District every two years since he was first elected to Congress in 1990. It should...
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Letter: Byberg is the right man
I have had the pleasure of working closely with Lee Byberg for the past five years. While I selfishly may wish that he remain in our organization, we need to send him to Congress. Lee is genuine, honest and passionate about this country. Long before he decided to run for office,...
October 22, 2010 - 11:06am
October 21, 2010
Letter: Peterson's duplicity
The local Chippewa County Area Visitors Guide contains a paid advertisement by Collin Peterson for himself. He states, "As your representative I've tried to maintain my independence in Congress. Sometimes that has meant opposing my own party leaders." He obviously has not tried hard...
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: Peterson is liberal pawn
On Nov. 2 we will determine the direction of our nation. Minnesota Congressional District 7 must take the lead by defeating a Nancy Pelosi pawn. Collin Peterson voted for the cap and trade bill which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. If the cap and trade bill passes in...
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Letter: A candidate with integrity
Evil persists when good people do nothing. The health care bill is an evil that could bankrupt our country. The latest polls indicate that 60 percent of Americans would like to see that bill repealed. If you are one of those good people, I hope you will vote for Lee Byberg for Congress,...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Letter: A full-time politician?
Since 1976, Collin Peterson has been a full-time politician. Recently, it seems as if he is challenging the definition of "full time." Peterson was surprisingly absent when 39 fellow Democrats voted to stay in session to address the issue of tax cuts, among other things. Had he voted...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
Letter: Collin Peterson's elitism
"If they didn't hear all this negative stuff from the national press, if they would've been isolated from everything the last three to four years, they wouldn't have even known anything was going on." That's a fresh quotation from Collin Peterson, referring to the 7th Congressional...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
Letter: An insult to constituents
Collin Peterson has insulted his Minnesota constituents once again. Referring to his district's resistance to our country's "fundamental transformation" promised by the far left (not necessarily all Democrats), Peterson responded in the following way: "If they didn't hear all this...
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
September 13, 2010
Letter: The Pelosi-Peterson connection
Nancy Pelosi is destroying the America I hold dear. Her blatantly socialist agenda is killing jobs, poisoning the economy, and making it impossible for future generations of Americans to enjoy the standard of living we currently take for granted. For the same reasons, we cannot re-elect...
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 4, 2010
Letter: Peterson is a career politician
After reading Merlin Marlowe's flawed analysis of Collin Peterson in the Aug. 30 edition of the West Central Tribune, I feel compelled to set the record straight concerning Congressman Peterson. Collin Peterson is a career politician, plain and simple. He was first elected in 1976....
September 4, 2010 - 12:00am
August 30, 2010
Letter: Emmer, Peterson endorsement
At the state level, I dread the thought of taxes and spending getting out of control. I, also, don't wish to see the definition of marriage changing. The correct equation should remain indefinitely: Marriage equals one man plus one woman. I wholeheartedly endorse Thomas Emmer (Republican)...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2010
A 'bright spot' for a weak economy
BENSON -- If you're looking for some good economic news, it's here. "Agriculture has been one of the bright spots in the last couple, three...
August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2010
Officials, area residents attend change of command, welcome ceremony
MONTEVIDEO -"What good is a parade if there aren't people along the streets cheering you along the way?" Those words belong to Adjutant General...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
Peterson says he's pleased with his early start on the farm bill hearings
WILLMAR -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson hopes to simplify farm programs in the next federal farm bill. Revision of the current farm bill will begin...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am