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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Records published Aug. 26
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
October 11, 2013
Furloughs push U.S. air traffic system near 'yellow' warning
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. air traffic control system is close to hitting a "yellow" alert level as people who keep radar and other equipment running remain out on furloughs due to the government shutdown, the head of the controllers union said on Thursday.
October 11, 2013 - 6:48am
April 25, 2013
Editorial cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
Pilot identified in small plane crash near Parkers Prairie, Minn.
PARKERS PRAIRIE — A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed...
February 21, 2013 - 1:50pm
January 30, 2013
US regulator asks Boeing for full battery history
TOKYO (AP) -- U.S. regulators said Wednesday they asked Boeing Co. to provide a full operating history of lithium-ion batteries used in its grounded 787 Dreamliners after Japan's All Nippon Airways revealed it had repeatedly replaced the batteries even before overheating problems...
January 30, 2013 - 6:38am
January 17, 2013
Lithium batteries central to Boeing's 787 woes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lithium batteries that can leak corrosive fluid and start fires have emerged as the chief safety concern involving Boeing's...
January 17, 2013 - 8:30am
January 16, 2013
FAA grounds 787 jet after another emergency
The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed. The Federal Aviation Administration said it would work with Boeing and U.S. airlines to develop...
January 16, 2013 - 6:01pm
November 6, 2012
FAA approves Phase 2 of the old Willmar, Minn., airport land release
November 6, 2012 - 12:00am
November 22, 2011
Council approves Willmar, Minn., airport land release accord
WILLMAR -- A memorandum of understanding with the Federal Aviation Administration that establishes three milestones for the phased release of the old airport property to the city has been approved by the Willmar City Council. The memorandum was discussed and received the recommendation...
November 22, 2011 - 12:00am
September 20, 2011
City seeks agreement with FAA on former airport site
WILLMAR -- Willmar city officials are getting closer to an agreement under which the Federal Aviation Administration will release the old airport land in phases to the city for industrial development purposes. City staff is working with FAA to draft a memorandum of agreement that...
September 20, 2011 - 12:00am
March 8, 2011
Letter: Editorial's criticism was unfair
I think it would be wise for the West Central Tribune to make contact with the city government before spouting their opinions about what they should do with regards to the old airport property. In their March 5 editorial, the Tribune says some true and good things in the first four...
March 8, 2011 - 12:00am
November 22, 2010
FAA stands firm on Willmar terminal
WILLMAR -- The federal government's release of former airport land to the city of Willmar continues to hinge on the historical significance of the old airport's deteriorating terminal building and the 4.5 acres of land surrounding it. That was the assessment of City Administrator...
November 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Committee recommends City Council declare old airport terminal unsafe
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council's Community Development Committee is recommending the council declare the old airport terminal building unsafe. The committee will also recommend the council request that the Federal Aviation Administration immediately release the terminal property...
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am