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U.S. Supreme Court to hear sex offender social media ban case
White House urges ban on non-compete agreements for many workers
Surveys show change in public opinion of police
Minnesota Court of Appeals affirms Meeker County criminal sexual conduct conviction
Willmar man changes plea after Minn. Supreme Court ruling
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Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
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
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Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Minnesota man accused in 5-year-old girl's death indicted by grand jury
November 1, 2012
Editorial: Welle, Reese and Madsen for Kandiyohi County Board
Kandiyohi County voters will be electing three commissioners for the County Board in Tuesday's election. The candidates are Doug Reese in District 2, Roger Imdieke and Alan Welle in District 4 and incumbent Harlan Madsen in District 5. Longtime commissioners Richard Larson of Willmar,...
November 1, 2012 - 9:29am
March 12, 2012
Peterson re-elected secretary of National Farmers Union board
ST. PAUL -- Doug Peterson, Minnesota Farmers Union President, was re-elected by state presidents as secretary of the National Farmers Union Board of Directors at the NFU Convention recently in Omaha, Neb. This will be Peterson's third term as secretary. "It is an honor to be re-elected...
March 12, 2012 - 11:44am
February 24, 2012
Letter: Kudos to city workers
I would like to thank the city workers for the great job that they did on trimming up the trees that line the street in front of my house. I would also like to comment on what a super job they did with the cleanup. When I mentioned this to two other friends who had their trees trimmed,...
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 19, 2012
Video: Feed the Children Packaging Event in Willmar, Minn.
Feed the Children Packaging Event in Willmar, Minn., on Feb. 18, 2012. Volunteers from 29 churches in the Willmar area gather to package food packages for Somalian refugees.
February 19, 2012 - 1:43pm
March 5, 2011
Letter: Singling out the poor
He looks indignant as he stands at the lectern in the photo that appears on page 3 of the Jan. 21 edition of the West Central Tribune. In the background and in the photo above are other indignant-looking people. The caption explains that the fellow at the microphone is Republican...
March 5, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Letter: Sarah Palin for president
A large number of Republicans are showing an interest in becoming the endorsed candidate for president of the United States. At the same time people keep asking if Sarah Palin will run for president. All we hear Sarah say is she will see how things work out. Maybe she will and maybe...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Kandiyohi Co. District 3: Dean Shuck endorsed for re-election
The District 3 race is between incumbent Dean Shuck of Sunburg and challenger Doug Lindblad of Willmar. This district includes the northwest section of the county and two precincts in east Willmar. Lindblad is an electrician by trade and a U.S. Navy veteran. He served 25 years on...
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2010
Lindblad says local voters need a choice
WILLMAR -- Doug Lindblad's 25 years on the Willmar Fire Department, including a decade spent as fire chief, taught him how to put out fires,...
October 7, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Letter: The path of constant spending
As I was watching television the other night, a terrific ad came on showing a family who was benefiting from hospital services. Each member had received extraordinary care from the doctors, nurses and hospital staff. The point was that hospitals in the U.S. need money in order to...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Letter: Sarah Palin's popularity
The liberals continue to make derogatory remarks about Sarah Palin. They seem to be unaware that every negative remark they make tends to make her more popular with the Tea Party groups. Apparently she is still not sure what her ultimate political goal will be, but she will wait and...
April 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2010
In Willmar, gov. says legislators should 'ask people who are job providers' for advice
WILLMAR -- Speaking before a business-friendly crowd Wednesday in Willmar, Gov.
April 1, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Letter: Palin did well for Alaska
Sarah Palin has surprised everyone by resigning her governorship. One interesting thing about her is that she is always interesting. She has followed an unusual path in everything she has done. She has gotten favorable concessions from the gas and oil interests. Instead of taxing...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
June 15, 2009
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Defining the GOP majority
While watching Fox News the other day, I tuned in to Rush Limbaugh who was condemning the Republican Party because they have lost their dedication to true conservatism. I am as conservative as they come and have always followed the Republican Party platform, but I find one fault in...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Venue change sought in Wagar case
WILLMAR -- Citing pre-trial publicity, the Kandiyohi County Attorney's office is seeking a change of venue in the case of Scott Wagar, the rural Willmar man charged in a homecoming incident that included spraying teens with a squirt gun filled with water and fox urine. In a motion...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am