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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
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