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Chamber of Commerce backs sales tax before Willmar voters
Dayton offers proposal for 25 percent reduction in health insurance premiums
What to do when a health crisis pushes you over the limit
Police: Shots fired at law officers, protesters pepper sprayed as pipeline protest site turns tense
Minnesota BEST robotics competition Friday, Saturday at NLS
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Pope Francis the manager - surprising, secretive, shrewd
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Melissa Heen Peterson
Myron F. Koosmann
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Carroll and Donna Sarsland letter: The best choices for NL-S School Board
Bob and Joanne Thurston latter: Baker is the best voice for his district
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
December 25, 2014
Rural legislators prioritize care for the elderly, disabled
ST. PAUL — The top priority for many rural Minnesota legislators is to improve state funding sent to elderly and disabled care programs. House...
December 25, 2014 - 11:55pm
December 8, 2014
Minnesota’s elderly and disabled citizens seek more state funds
ST. PAUL — Advocates for Minnesota’s elderly and disabled are back at the state Capitol asking for money on top of new funding they just...
December 8, 2014 - 10:46pm
August 28, 2013
Labor rules to boost employment for vets, disabled
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Veterans and disabled workers who often struggle to find work could have an easier time landing a job under new federal regulations.
August 28, 2013 - 9:00am
February 15, 2013
Passengers slog home after 'horrible' Gulf cruise
BRENDAN FARRINGTON,Associated Press JAY REEVES,Associated Press MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Passengers who finally escaped the disabled Carnival...
February 15, 2013 - 6:00am
November 2, 2012
GOP Rep. Kriesel of Cottage Grove featured in anti-marriage amendment ad (video)
State Rep. John Kriesel's dramatic speech in the Minnesota House opposing a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage is featured in a television...
November 2, 2012 - 10:02am
October 24, 2011
Lawyer: Philly basement suspect tired, lethargic
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The suspected ringleader of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme in which police say mentally disabled people were held captive in a basement may not completely understand the seriousness of the charges against her, her lawyer said Monday. Linda Ann Weston,...
October 24, 2011 - 3:04pm
April 30, 2010
Dental clinic closure may hit some in the area like ton of bricks
WILLMAR -- For the last 14 years, Robert Enos has been the primary caregiver for his 54-year-old brother, Michael. He took over the full-time...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Legislation is sought to save funds for disabled individuals
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County is fighting for special legislation to restore funding for individuals with disabilities that was eliminated through Gov. Tim Pawlenty's unallotment process. If the legislation fails, the negative effects could be felt for generations, said Tamara Goldenstein,...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 9, 2010
Midwest Outdoors helps disabled
MELROSE -- Ron Welle began volunteering to help disabled persons enjoy the outdoors about seven years ago, only to discover it was his passion. Nearly two years ago he organized Midwest Outdoors Unlimited, a non-profit organization devoted to providing outdoor recreational opportunities...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Blind hunter gets everything he asks for: chance to hunt, big buck
BLOMKEST -- Diabetes and a workplace accident conspired to take away Calmon Peterson's eyesight. Neither has been able to steal his passion...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 19, 2009
KAT won't leave bowlers stranded in 2010
WILLMAR -- A group of bowlers who depend on public transportation to get home after their Monday night games won't be left stranded in 2010. The Kandiyohi Area Transit's joint powers board agreed Friday to make a bus and driver available for two hours each Monday night for the bowlers,...
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Carriers will take frozen meals on wheels to handful of county residents
WILLMAR -- There are some elderly or disabled residents who live so far off the beaten path in rural Kandiyohi County that volunteer drivers with the local meals-on-wheels program are unable to drive there. As a result, some of those vulnerable adults have gone without meals for...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 17, 2009
Time for a tow
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am