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North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
Patrol asks for public's help in road rage shooting in Twin Cities
McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef
Bedbugs, peacocks add to uptick in U.S. animal insurance claims
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
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Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
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Dave & Vivian Swanson
November 23, 2012
Letter: Remembering a good man
Once in a while obituaries read like a background check for sainthood, others are merely a death notice. Here is my attempt to tell you about a man I knew as Big Wayne, much more than a born-on-and-died date. Being a few years younger, I remember him as Olivia's heavyweight wrestler...
November 23, 2012 - 12:01am
October 26, 2012
Minnesota man free again after 27 drunken driving convictions
NEW YORK MILLS - People here know Danny Bettcher for all the wrong reasons. Many also know the number: He's had 27 convictions for drinking...
October 26, 2012 - 9:31am
August 2, 2012
Editorial: Help out by sharing tips about Newville
It has been 10 years ago Wednesday that Daniel Lee Newville left a New London area party and has never been seen again. He basically disappeared and was eventually reported missing later in August. Kandiyohi County Sherriff Dan Hartog and his department are still looking for him...
August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Golden Oval saga continues
Remember Midwest Investors of Renville? That became Golden Oval Eggs, which morphed into The New Midwest Company. I've tried to forget, but a trustee service company keeps sending me letters, with ever more depressing news. A very brief history. In 1994 farmers invested in a new...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 13, 2010
Wet spring, corn residue left from fall affect spring nutrient management
ST. PAUL -- The agriculturally troubled fall of 2009 may be over, but here comes the sequel -- a potentially wet spring.
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2009
Letter: Not a win for this taxpayer
As the top story in the Sept. 23 paper states, "Big win for local taxpayers." Did anyone do the math on what the percentage of savings stated for the wastewater treatment plan? It is not even a 1 percent savings. Why do they call that a big win? Who are they trying to fool? And who...
October 8, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Judge sets bail at $750,000 for man charged in Montevideo bar stabbings
MONTEVIDEO -- Unconditional bail was set at $750,000 Thursday for the 21-year-old Montevideo man charged with six counts of assault for allegedly...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Authorities in S.D. nab man connected to stabbings in Montevideo
WILLMAR -- The 21-year-old man wanted for allegedly stabbing three people outside of a downtown Montevideo bar has been arrested in Watertown,...
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 22, 2009
Man, wanted for Monte stabbing, arrested in Watertown, S.D.
WILLMAR -- The 21-year-old Montevideo man wanted for allegedly stabbing three people outside of a downtown Montevideo bar on Sept. 4 has been...
September 22, 2009 - 3:44pm
September 19, 2009
Letter: Golden Oval's empty promises
Well, we are well into September, and I and the other former owners of Golden Oval are wondering. First, we wonder about the history of "value-added." Remember, it was a big buzz-phrase that showed up in the 1980s, hung around through the '90s, then hung it up not long ago. There...
September 19, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
Man wanted in connection to Monte stabbing
MONTEVIDEO -- The Montevideo Police Department is looking for Victor Daniel Medina, 21, of Montevideo, who allegedly stabbed three people early Friday morning in a local bar. According to Police Chief Adam Christopher, officers were called to Inn Like Flinn's Bar around 2:15 a.m....
September 4, 2009 - 1:52pm
Letter: Our addiction to militarism
How to fund the proposed overhaul of health care? How about the Pentagon handing over a half-trillion dollars for health care for all Americans, for education, infrastructure improvements, and development assistance for the poorest nations? Recent articles in the West Central Tribune...
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Letter: Deluded by Golden Oval
While watching the evening news, a story about JAL'S chief executive officer came on. JAL is a billion-dollar Japanese airline, which like most companies is having a tough time making a profit. The reaction of JAL's chief to shrinking returns was to take a pay cut down to $90,000,...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Letter: Leveraged into insolvency
In 1994 Golden Oval was started as a farmer-owned co-op to add value to members' corn.
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 13
Daniel Miguel Villarreal, 32, of Willmar, made his first appearance Monday on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation. Unconditional bail was set at $10,000. Conditional release was allowed on his personal recognizance, provided he have no contact with the woman or her...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am