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Dayton doesn’t endorse pot, but says it’s there for anyone willing to face legal ramifications
Target says it declined to act on its early alert of cyber breach
EDC voices support for railroad bypass grant application
Health care reform informational meeting set Thursday in Litchfield
Wild edge Rangers
Vikings sign former Panthers corner Munnerlyn, bring Fred Evans back
Girls Basketball: NLS-Sauk Centre tickets on sale until noon Friday
Powers: Perk conquers Perry’s Peak; more to come?
Girls basketball: NLS can dead-end ’Streeters’ 6AA run
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Gregory N. Friberg
Robert "Bob" Terhell
Louis R. Steffens
Zachary J. Junkermeier
Letter: Calvin’s qualified to be mayor
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
April 9, 2012
Chippewa County, Minn., takes a look back at Conflict
BIG BEND -- As a bloody conflict raged for six weeks, one group of Dakota risked their lives to protect more than 200 captive white settlers, mainly women and children. At the end of hostilities, the protectors became the captives, eventually marched and confined to a high- walled...
news / region
April 9, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Editorial: Sviggum should remove this conflict
Minnesotan Steve Sviggum needs to make a choice between his two jobs: University of Minnesota Regent or his position with the state Senate. Two legal opinions issued this week said that there is a "fundamental, systemic clash" between his duties as a regent and in his communications...
opinion / editorials
March 2, 2012 - 7:00am
December 26, 2011
Areavoices.com: Adopt a curious approach to conflict
Let's be honest. Most women are fantastic conflict avoiders. To read the rest of this story from She Leads, visit sheleads.areavoices.com.
December 26, 2011 - 12:20am
October 5, 2010
Battlefield gains national designation
GRANITE FALLS -- The land where warriors and soldiers fought the final battle of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 will be recognized as a national historic site. Wood Lake Battlefield has been approved to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Tom Hosier, founder of the...
news / region
October 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 10, 2010
Commentary: Democrats conflicted after a win in Arkansas primary
WASHINGTON -- This week's primaries should have been good news for Democrats. Instead, a stray comment from an Obama aide briefly threatened a civil war in the Democratic Party, which needs all the unity it can get. The administration moved quickly to heal bad feelings that burst...
opinion / commentary
June 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 12, 2009
Editorial: Danube's situation is bad for everyone
Taking an active role in government can be a challenge -- both in time commitment and in responsibilities-- for any individual. It can be even more challenging within a small town -- due to personality conflicts and conflicts of interest that can develop. Such is the case in Danube,...
opinion / editorials
November 12, 2009 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
Man enters plea in Swift County drive-by shooting
BENSON -- Charles Elmer Hoberg, 39, of Benson, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of dangerous weapons/drive-by shooting toward a motor vehicle or building for his role in shooting up a rural Benson man's home and attempting to run the man over with a vehicle. As part of a...
news / region
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Commentary: A snapshot of Lincoln 200 years after birth
It is one of my duties as Minnesota's commissioner on the national Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission to outline the president's impact upon Minnesota. It is appropriate to highlight Lincoln and Minnesota now, since Feb. 12 marks the 200th anniversary of his birth. Lincoln never...
commentary / opinion
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
As 150th anniversary approaches, association works to preserve Wood Lake battlefield
Just a few years after America's bloodiest military conflict, veterans from both sides turned to the federal government to preserve Civil War battlefields. They wanted to remember those who gave their lives and to begin the process of reconciliation, according to Ed Bearss, chief...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am