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February 5, 2018
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Abdirizak “Zack” Mahboub points to the exterior of a new store that is set to open within the next few months in the Midtown Plaza in downtown Willmar. New Minnesota Realty, owned by Mahboub and his wife, is developing a small shopping center in the former Erickson Furniture building.
Small shopping center fills former furniture store in downtown Willmar
February 5, 2018 - 8:25pm
September 18, 2017
Tyler Conley of Duluth has been clean for several years from an addiction to opioids. Conley manages the skate park at The Encounter in Duluth. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Return to childhood skateboarding passion helps opioid addict on route to recovery
September 18, 2017 - 11:30pm
July 12, 2017
$2.5M lien filed by IRS against Duluth emergency room physician, preservationist
July 12, 2017 - 7:05am
June 29, 2017
Darren Patterson, who's from Fargo but now lives in Las Vegas, stops on the street in downtown Fargo on Thursday, June 29. Patterson is charged with manslaughter in the death of James "Jamie" Grant. Robin Huebner / Forum News Service
'I'd like to tell you the truth': With attorney by his side, man accused in deadly Fargo fight surveys scene of crime
June 29, 2017 - 8:32pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
A Somali dance group performs at Culture Night May 1 at Willmar Senior High School.
Somali Independence block party Saturday
June 29, 2017 - 2:59pm
June 15, 2017
About 70 people attended the annual Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial event Thursday, June 15. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
'Embracing a truth'
June 15, 2017 - 8:43pm
April 6, 2017
A possible tax increment financing redevelopment district could assist Marketing Concepts of Spicer's plans for the old Nelsen's Laundry and Cleaners location on Benson Avenue Southwest in Willmar. (Shelby Lindrud / Tribune)
City seeks to support downtown Willmar development
April 6, 2017 - 6:08am
March 21, 2017
Jose Luis Zepada-Caballero
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