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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
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
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 23, 2017
Couple escape house fire north of Willmar
WILLMAR — A home was destroyed and a dog killed in a blaze Wednesday night on the 2000 block of 66th Avenue Northeast, north of Willmar....
March 23, 2017 - 12:32pm
December 8, 2016
Pet of the Week for Dec. 8
Abby was surrendered due to schedule changes in her previous family. She is a beagle/Chihuahua mix that is just under 2 years old. After Abby...
December 8, 2016 - 6:04pm
August 22, 2016
Mutt turns mayor in small town Minnesota
CORMORANT - Elections can be a real zoo, and a small town in western Minnesota proved it especially true. There was excitement in the air Saturday...
August 22, 2016 - 8:54am
April 13, 2016
Dog found shot multiple times with pellet guns near St. Cloud dies
ST. CLOUD — The dog shot multiple times with a pellet gun and left for dead last winter in rural Stearns County has died The Tri-County Humane...
April 13, 2016 - 5:35pm
April 1, 2016
Willmar K-9 officer Axel dons new digs
K9 officer Axel of the Willmar Police Department has received his new bullet- and stab-proof vest. The stab and bullet-proof vest, custom-made...
April 1, 2016 - 11:22pm
March 8, 2016
License, registration and shot record, please: Lab takes semi for a spin near Minnesota gas station
MANKATO – Friday afternoon began as any other for Joe Springman, 24, of Adrian. He was traveling to Eden Prairie to visit his girlfriend when...
March 8, 2016 - 4:50pm
Dog on rampage bites four, is fatally shot by Minnesota cop
ST. PAUL - A St. Paul police officer fatally shot a dog Sunday after it bit four people and as it charged at other passersby and paramedics, according to the police department. The Rottweiler had jumped a fence in his owner’s Macalester-Groveland yard and was running nearby, near...
March 8, 2016 - 5:30am
February 24, 2016
Officials search for man who shot dog with pellet gun
AVON — The Stearns County Sheriff's Department is investigating a case of animal abuse involving a yellow Lab that was shot, according to...
February 24, 2016 - 5:30am
January 27, 2016
Willmar police K9 to get bullet-proof vest
The Willmar Police Department’s K9 police dog Axel will soon have a new vest. But it’s more than just clothing. The stab and bullet-proof...
January 27, 2016 - 11:26pm
November 3, 2015
Willmar K9 officer came in 8th in national contest
WILLMAR — Despite a quick surge in an online voting contest that put the Willmar Police Department’s K9 officer, Axel, on the top 10 list, the department was informed Tuesday that Axel did not garner enough votes to win a $5,000 grant. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office in Lake...
November 3, 2015 - 8:58pm
October 22, 2015
Records published Oct. 22
This is the records summary for Oct. 22, 2015. Fire call WILLMAR — The Willmar Fire Department was called at 11:47 p.m. Tuesday to a small fire in the coal pile behind the Municipal Utilities power plant. Firefighters were on the scene for about half an hour. Firefighters...
October 22, 2015 - 12:06am
September 17, 2015
Humane Society offers low-cost pet vaccinations
The Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties will hold its fall low-cost pet vaccination clinic this month in Willmar and Litchfield. The clinic will be Sept. 22 at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar and Sept. 29 at the Meeker County Fairgrounds in Litchfield. Both...
September 17, 2015 - 11:14pm
September 10, 2015
Big truck ... little dog
Princess, a 12-year-old chihuahua, has her master’s back as Dan Darwactor of Sheridan, Indiana, concludes a delivery at Action Auto Parts on First Street in Willmar. Princess has been Dan’s companion on the road for three years. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
September 10, 2015 - 11:45pm
February 24, 2015
Young dog found in burning dumpster being cared for at Twin Cities clinic
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- His name is Phoenix.
February 24, 2015 - 8:05am
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
February 24, 2015 - 8:00am