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March 21, 2017
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Man charged in connection with Willmar high-speed chase
March 21, 2017 - 6:38am
November 29, 2016
Fardowsa Ibrahim and her husband, Abdullahi Afrah, are opening a teen center in Willmar. It is aimed primarily at Somali youth but is open to all. r. It is aimed primarily at Somali youth but is open to all.
Willmar couple plans to open downtown teen center
November 29, 2016 - 6:09am
April 20, 2016
Willmar City Council considers skipping downtown flowers this year
April 20, 2016 - 11:32pm
March 16, 2016
A pickup is parked in the parking spot in front of the Willmar Public Library that could be eliminated. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar to lose some parking spots
March 16, 2016 - 11:49pm
March 11, 2016
Willmar Planning Commission continues downtown standards discussion
March 11, 2016 - 11:42pm
February 18, 2016
The former Willmar Theater in the 300 block of 4th Street Southwest turns 80 this year. The stylized art-deco design, a soaring marquee and an indoor fountain made it “Worth driving miles and miles for,” proclaimed the opening-night program on Sept. 21, 1936. A 25-piece Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra played before the feature starring Robert Taylor and Joan Crawford in “The Gorgeous Hussy.” It’s one of many buildings that could benefit from preservation. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
How to preserve Willmar’s downtown history
February 18, 2016 - 11:31pm
February 12, 2016
MnDOT to hold open house on Highway 12 downtown Litchfield project
February 12, 2016 - 11:01pm
February 5, 2016
Dayton promises to be there for Madelia
February 5, 2016 - 11:26pm
February 4, 2016
A fire destroyed several businesses in downtown Madelia, Minn., early Feb. 3, 2016. Photo courtesy Tom Amesplay button
Explosion triggers fire that ravages small-town Madelia business district
February 4, 2016 - 11:37am
January 13, 2016
Willmar citizens raise concerns about safety of children, seniors when going to library
January 13, 2016 - 11:46pm
January 11, 2016
 A load of 40-foot-long steel tubes fell off a semi around 10:30 a.m. Monday near the west entrance to downtown Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Steel slides off semi in Willmar
January 11, 2016 - 11:07pm
November 22, 2015
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Video: A hint of snow at 2015 Willmar Holidaze Parade
November 22, 2015 - 7:52am
October 27, 2015
Nancy Johnson, left, discusses how the HUB benefits from the produce grown in the greenhouses at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar during a tour Monday of the site. RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNEplay button
HUB project reaches halfway point
October 27, 2015 - 10:11am
September 21, 2015
Victor “Alex” Romo explains Monday some of the merchandise he offers at Short Circuit Electronics, his store in downtown Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Immigrant opens electronics store in downtown Willmar
September 21, 2015 - 11:39pm
August 19, 2015
Letter: How is downtown really doing?
August 19, 2015 - 2:00am