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Doing more at home: New Renville County Hospital and Clinics sees growth in services, usage
A voice for Kandiyohi County’s lakes stepping away from podium
Willmar Fests royalty crowned
Employer survey: Health care costs remain a big concern
Area Golf: Gorans wins Lakeland at Eagle Creek
Clay Shooting: Two locals compete at state tournament
Area Baseball: Morris edges Bird Island in amateur baseball pitcher’s duel
NWL Baseball: Stingers win weekend pair in LaCrosse
MLB: Duffey dominates Yanks
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
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
Karen Lucille (Asche) Zylstra
Ivan Lowell Hagen
Patricia "Patty" Holmer
Lauretta L. Theline
Perry H. Smith
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
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...
News / local
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...
News / local / outdoors
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...
News / region / education
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...
News / local
March 27, 2009 - 12:00am
March 25, 2009
Juhnke named to Green Acres bill committee
ST. PAUL -- Rep.
News / local / region
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...
News / local
March 24, 2009 - 12:00am