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West Central Tribune
September 12, 2015
Mill Stone Mosaic: Honoring history, the natural environment and the community of New London, Minn.
The original grist mill that ground wheat into flour at New London’s mill decades ago was much smaller and ordinary looking than the colorful...
September 12, 2015 - 5:00am
May 23, 2013
New London, Minn., potter wins internationally
NEW LONDON - A local potter recently was recognized on an international stage. Craig Edwards of New London won the International Throwing Competition...
May 23, 2013 - 10:48am
November 3, 2012
Letter: Don't need county endorsements
I read with interest your editorial where this paper decided to endorse Alan Welle over Roger Imdieke for Kandiyohi County Commissioner in District 4. I do agree with your analysis that both men would do well if elected. That would have been a great place to end your editorial and...
November 3, 2012 - 12:08am
September 20, 2012
New London, Minn., couple ends 35-year run at Renaissance Festival
September 20, 2012 - 6:00am
August 8, 2012
Letter: Our high rate of incarceration
Welcome to the USA -- home of 5 percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prison population! It's hard to believe but our "sweet land of liberty" has incarcerated more people than those repressive countries like Russia, China or Iran! Are we really that bad or...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
March 5, 2012
Protect election integrity
Who doesn't want election integrity? That's why 80 percent of Minnesotans believe that a photo ID amendment should be added to our state's constitution, but will that guarantee integrity of an election? First we must distinguish between election fraud and voter fraud. Election fraud...
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 3, 2011
Letter: Public vs. private prisons
At Reagan Airport a billboard informs "America - Home of 5% of the world's population and 25% of the world's prison population." Are we really the world's worst? Apparently, since China and Russia together have fewer prisoners than the 2.3 million incarcerated in America's public...
November 3, 2011 - 12:00am
Edwards pleads not guilty to finance charges in NC
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Former presidential hopeful John Edwards pleaded not guilty today to federal charges that he solicited and secretly spent more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and their baby from the public at the height of his 2008 White House campaign. In a 30-second...
June 3, 2011 - 2:56pm
September 2, 2010
Detour in place in Edwards Township due to bridge work
WILLMAR -- A section of 128th St. SW north of Raymond will be closed to traffic for about a month while a bridge is being replaced. The project, which includes replacing the existing timber bridge with concrete box culverts, is located ½ mile north of state Highway 23 in Edwards...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
Letter: Corporate meddling in elections
During the confirmation hearings of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, I listened closely to their answers because I was suspicious due to their background as corporate lawyers. I was reassured since they testified under oath that they believed in following precedent:...
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Letter: The selling of judicial elections
In January the Supreme Court put our republic up for sale. It was done without fanfare in the case of Citizens United v. FEC. Five activist justices using two premises -- that corporations are people with all constitutional rights and that money equals speech -- ruled that the corporations...
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Friend: Elizabeth Edwards separates from husband
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Elizabeth Edwards has separated from her husband, two-time presidential candidate John Edwards, after a tumultuous three years in which the couple's marital troubles became tabloid fodder. Andrea Purse, a friend of Elizabeth Edwards, told The Associated Press...
January 27, 2010 - 3:08pm
November 30, 2009
Better come hungry
November 30, 2009 - 12:00am
September 28, 2009
Commentary: Here's a clear note to Dear John
Dear John Last weekend, The New York Times reported on its front page that former Senator, vice presidential candidate and presidential candidate John Edwards was considering "publicly" acknowledging paternity of his mistress's baby, but had not yet brought his wife around to the...
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Letter: The insurance death panels
Last month I laughed at the absurdity of Sarah Palin's "death panel" and Sen. Chuck Grassle's "pulling the plug on granny." I was wrong but so were they. The death panel isn't in the bill; it's in the insurance office. I'd say ask Crystal Lee Sutton but it's too late. Movie buffs...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am