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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
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'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 17, 2009
Committee seeks study of bonding to pay for street work
WILLMAR -- Longtime City Council member Doug Reese wants something done to speed up reconstruction of Willmar streets he says "are falling apart underneath us.'' Reese has expressed his concern about deteriorating street conditions on a number of occasions during City Council meetings...
December 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2009
Green Mill liquor penalty could go into effect in January
WILLMAR -- Green Mill's liquor license would be suspended five days in January rather than in December if the Willmar City Council approves a Finance Committee recommendation. The committee voted Monday evening to recommend Green Mill's license to sell alcohol be suspended from Jan....
December 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Recommendation for City Council to delay penalties for Green Mill's liquor violations
WILLMAR -- Representatives of Willmar's Green Mill Restaurant are asking the City Council to delay civil penalties for serving alcohol to a minor...
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am
November 16, 2009
City completes intersection survey; concept design is next
WILLMAR -- The City Public Works Department has completed a survey for possible safety improvements at the 23rd Street Northeast portion of the Highway 71/County Road 24/23rd intersection, according to Public Works Director Mel Odens. The next step will be putting a concept design...
November 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 9, 2009
Finance panel hears from dept. heads about impact of LGA cuts
WILLMAR -- Recently completed discussions with department heads have given the City Council's Finance Committee a better idea how budgetary reductions will affect community services next year. Committee members will use the information they've gathered over the past month to formulate...
November 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Council member wants implementation of firefighting fee
WILLMAR -- People who call the fire department for service should pay for that service. That's the rationale behind a suggestion by Willmar...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2009
Finance Committee recommends $11K in library repairs
WILLMAR -- The City Council's Finance Committee is recommending the council approve $11,287 for repairs at the Willmar Public Library. The repairs...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Senators hear funding request for dams, fish hatchery and bike trails
NEW LONDON -- While casually milling around New London's Mill Pond Dam on Thursday afternoon, about a dozen Minnesota senators were told that...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
Penalties delayed for Willmar club said to have served minor
WILLMAR -- Due to extenuating circumstances, the city will delay enforcement of civil penalties against the Double D Club of Willmar for allegedly serving alcohol to an underage patron until criminal charges for serving to an underage patron are decided. The situation facing the...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Cost next step being considered in sweeper suggestion
WILLMAR -- The city of Willmar Public Works Department is recommending the city buy a new vacuum-type street sweeper capable of removing finer debris particles than the present brush-type sweeper to comply with stricter storm water pollution prevention rules. But first, the Public...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Citizens committee develops into valuable resource for Litchfield Schools
LITCHFIELD -- With less than a month until a referendum, Litchfield Public Schools continues to share operating levy information to the public with the help of the privately funded Citizens for Education Committee. Superintendent Bill Wold told the Tribune this week that the School...
May 4, 2009 - 12:00am
March 27, 2009
Committee to recommend Spicer administrator candidate
SPICER -- The Spicer City Council will meet in special session Saturday to hear the Personnel Committee's recommendation about the best hire for the city administrator opening. Mayor Denny Baker said Thursday that he will make a recommendation to the City Council regarding the hiring...
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
Juhnke named to Green Acres bill committee
ST. PAUL -- Rep.
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 24, 2009
NLS Finance Committee to discuss two options for $300K in cuts
NEW LONDON -- The Finance Committee of New London-Spicer Schools will start discussing this week how to cut more than $300,000 from the district's 2009-10 budget. The district on March 9 informed the School Board the cuts would be required. During Monday's board meeting, the Finance...
March 24, 2009 - 12:00am