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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Records published July 25
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
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
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
July 19, 2016
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
July 19, 2016 - 1:00am
July 17, 2016
Update: Three police officers shot dead in Baton Rouge, gunman killed
BATON ROUGE, La., July 17 (Reuters) - Three police officers were shot to death and three others wounded in Baton Rouge on Sunday, less than...
July 17, 2016 - 2:48pm
July 9, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Withhold judgment and demand solutions
This is happening far too frequently. Baton Rouge. St. Paul. And that's just this week. (Then police officer shot to death in Dallas.) Enough. No matter whose side you're on — with the police because officers aren't being respected and their orders aren't being followed as...
July 9, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Suspect in 5 Dallas police murders wanted to 'kill white people,' chief says
DALLAS - At least one sniper in Dallas killed five police officers and wounded seven more in a coordinated attack that ended when police used...
July 8, 2016 - 2:07pm
May 18, 2016
Willmar Police set to host second 'Coffee with the Cops' Thursday
WILLMAR-- After a steady turnout at its first run in April, a second "Coffee with the Cops" event has been set for Thursday at Caribou Coffee,...
May 18, 2016 - 4:13pm
November 19, 2015
Videos show Minnesota officer having sex in city office, another entering admin's locked office
NEWPORT, Minn. -- A Newport patrol officer and a custodian were caught on surveillance video entering a city administrator’s locked office after hours, and separate surveillance footage shows another police officer having sex in a public works office, a report says. The details...
November 19, 2015 - 1:09pm
September 11, 2015
Letter: A blue ribbon for support
Has the world gone mad? Every day we hear of the shooting of another police officer. Well, when they have all been culled out, who do we go to when some crime has been committed against us? Of course there are rotten apples in every group of people. Some are just a little blemished,...
September 11, 2015 - 2:00am
April 24, 2015
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
April 24, 2015 - 2:01am
November 13, 2014
Records published Nov. 13
This is the records summary for Nov. 14. Arrests WILLMAR — A 27-year-old man was arrested around 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 2700 block of 30th Street Northeast during a traffic stop. WILLMAR — Two men, ages 22 and 24, were reportedly issued citations after a fight around 5...
November 13, 2014 - 11:29pm
November 12, 2014
Records published Nov. 13
This is the records summary for Nov. 13. Weather conditions improve, but snow and ice continue to be hazards on local roads WILLMAR — While the winter storm has now left the area, a number of accidents were still reported Tuesday and Wednesday as a result of the weather. The...
November 12, 2014 - 11:08pm
November 11, 2014
Records published Nov. 12
This is the records summary for Nov. 12. No reports available from Willmar and Kandiyohi County WILLMAR — The Tribune was unable to obtain any public records Tuesday from the Kandiyohi County Law Enforcement Center in Willmar. Staff members said they were in the midst of a computer...
November 11, 2014 - 11:25pm
November 6, 2014
Willmar man faces assault and burglary charges
WILLMAR — A 22-year-old Willmar man faces three felony burglary charges for allegedly assaulting a man and woman after breaking into their home Oct. 31. Benjamin Kingsley Braih faces three charges of burglary in the first degree plus misdemeanor charges of domestic assault and...
November 6, 2014 - 11:23pm
Records published Nov. 7
This is the records summary for Nov. 7. Cause of shooting death identified LAKE LILLIAN — A death Tuesday in Lake Lillian was the result of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a news release by the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. The West Central Tribune...
November 6, 2014 - 11:09pm
November 5, 2014
Records published Nov. 6
Man injured as result of crash in Starbuck STARBUCK — A man was reportedly injured Wednesday morning as the result of a car accident in Starbuck. Amanda L. Ogdahl, 33, of Glenwood, was traveling westbound on Minnesota Highway 28 in a Chevy K15 and waiting to make a left turn onto...
November 5, 2014 - 11:10pm
November 3, 2014
Records published Nov. 4
This is the records summary for Nov. 4. Criminal damage to property WILLMAR — It was reported around 4 p.m. Sunday that someone broke the window of parked van in the 400 block of 30th Street Northwest. The window was reportedly broken sometime after 2 a.m. WILLMAR — It was...
November 3, 2014 - 11:32pm