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New Queen of Snows is first African-American woman to hold the Winter Carnival title in 129 years
Highway 23 four-lane to be discussed at open house Tuesday in Hawick
Morris physician practicing under conditional license after unauthorized prescriptions, fraudulent billing discovered
Willmar school officials consider a change in start times next year
Willmar native begins his work as first full-time chairman of Met Council
Patriots healthy heading into Super Bowl
Morris expected to leave Redskins, join Falcons
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Report: NFL will try new replay method
Patriots say they followed rules, accept no blame
Live blog: Golden Globe Awards tonight via Wctrib.com
‘Birdman’ wins top honor from actors in march toward Oscars
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' lead Oscar nominations
Believe it or not: A tree felled in Madison, Minnesota, can land in Florida
After slogging through a mammoth roster of fabulous tunes, the Tribune’s musical misfits are back with their songs of the year list
Forum Communications names Ronquist publisher of Duluth News Tribune
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
Lillian T. Meder
Marian M. Shipton
Lois Mae Harms
Huseby — Schwaegerl
Arends — Fettig
Tanico — Gunvalson
Brink — Kubesh
Stai — Schoer
Midwest Opinion: The nickname key: What’s best for UND?
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
Midwest Opinion: Affront to common sense to regulate Duluth’s seed library as dealer
Midwest Opinion: DNR finds retention alone can’t provide flood protection in Fargo-Moorhead
Letter: Why we must preserve the Martin Luther King holiday
September 24, 2014
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
I saw that a group of Willmar city employees, who have been without a firm contract for several years, have petitioned to unionize. While I fully support the right of all emploees to unionize for their mutual benefit, I also believe that it should rarely be necessary. Employees...
opinion / letters
September 24, 2014 - 8:00am
August 23, 2013
AP source: DHS employee behind racist website
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Homeland Security employee is the operator of a racist website predicting and advocating a race war, a department official said Thursday. Ayo Kimathi, who is an acquisitions officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, operates the site, War on the Horizon,...
news / nation
August 23, 2013 - 7:09am
September 14, 2012
Woman pleads guilty to stealing from Bemidji employer
BEMIDJI, Minn. - A former employee of Beltrami Industrial Services has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $380,000 from the company. Suzanne Marie Lofgren, 50, of Bemidji, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Beltrami County District Court to felony theft-diverting corporate property. Sentencing...
news / state
September 14, 2012 - 8:00am
June 5, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Home Depot employee receives top honor
WILLMAR -- A Willmar Home Depot employee has been honored by Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota with its Participant of the Year award. Kevin Haakenson, 50, accepted the prestigious award at an event May 17 in St. Paul. According to a news release, the award recognizes exceptional...
June 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 16, 2010
Student experiences help boost hospital's recruiting
WILLMAR -- Offer clinical experiences for students in the health professions and maybe you'll end up with a future employee. This is part of the thinking behind Rice Memorial Hospital's student program, which hosted 431 participants last year. Not only does it contribute to the...
news / local
August 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2009
Spicer cuts interim worker's position
SPICER -- Now that the city of Spicer has its new city administrator on board, an interim worker at city hall will be released from her position this week. The move was recommended by the Spicer City Council's personnel committee and forwarded to the full council on Tuesday. Lori...
news / local / region
May 7, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Spicer to adopt city-issued cell phone policy for staff
SPICER -- The Spicer City Council will examine a policy regarding city-issued cell phone use by its employees. Councilman Troy Block of Spicer's Personnel Committee presented the first draft of the policy to the City Council during Wednesday's regular meeting. "This is exactly what...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am