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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
Shelby Kingman Jr.
Donald Schmitz Sr.
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
November 3, 2012
Willmar woman faces drug sale charges for alleged sale of 200-plus pills in Olivia
OLIVIA -- Susan Marie Erickson, 46, of Willmar, pleaded not guilty Friday to first- and second-degree drug sale charges for allegedly selling...
November 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 7, 2012
Maintenance work continues on First Street Bridge in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Motorists driving over Willmar's First Street Bridge have been dealing with two fewer lanes to use since Monday. That situation could...
June 7, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Willmar, Minn., hit-and-run driver caught, facing multiple charges
WILLMAR -- A 48-year-old Willmar man has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene of a motor vehicle crash around 4:45 p.m. Monday at First Street and Becker Avenue. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, the potential charges against the man, whose name...
May 30, 2012 - 4:58pm
May 29, 2012
Willmar, Minn., FIRST Robotics team builds basket-shooting robot
For six weeks, the 15 members of the Willmar FIRST Robotics team used a box of parts and a challenge to develop a robot that can play basketball. Their...
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Litchfield: First District Association...by the numbers
8 feet - height of fence that surrounds all of First District 9 - number of Minnesota dairy cooperatives that are part of First District 91 - years First District has been in business 140 - number of employees at First District in Litchfield 1,100 - number of voting member units...
April 12, 2012 - 2:28pm
Litchfield: First District looks to an increasingly global future
First District Association in Litchfield has come a long way in its 91-year history. But that's not to say it comes from humble beginnings. When...
April 12, 2012 - 2:25pm
July 21, 2011
Man injured after series of car crashes along First Street in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- A 50-year-old Willmar man was injured in the final crash in a series of motor vehicle accidents that happened between 4:15 and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to a news release from Willmar Police Sgt. Daniel Erickson, Jeffrey James Tyler was taken by ambulance from the...
July 21, 2011 - 8:56am
June 10, 2011
Letter: Don't delay teacher contracts
The governor was a no-show at Monday's meeting on education funding, rejected the Republicans' offer of $110 million, and "insists that Republicans find $1.8 billion in new revenue, such as his plan to increase taxes" as reported in Thursday's West Central Tribune. Looming right around...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am
May 16, 2011
Child causes distracted-driving crash Sunday evening
WILLMAR -- A small child attempting to climb out of their car seat distracted the driver of a vehicle that left First Street and crashed into a fire hydrant, gas main and building Sunday evening. According to a news release from Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels, officers investigated...
May 16, 2011 - 12:19pm
May 10, 2011
Backyard first kiss video goes viral
It is just two kids sitting in the backyard as mom captures the first kiss moment on video. Now it has gone viral across the Internet. The two...
May 10, 2011 - 10:28am
November 13, 2010
First snowfall falls in region, one foot of snow hits southern Minnesota
Update 2:30 p.m.
November 13, 2010 - 2:35pm
November 1, 2010
November 1, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Local students return to school fresh from their summer break
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 31, 2010
UPDATE: First Street has reopened
WILLMAR -- First Street in Willmar reopened to traffic around 1:45 p.m.
August 31, 2010 - 3:36pm
Gas leak closes part of First Street in Willmar
WILLMAR - First Street has been closed to traffic for several blocks because of a natural gas leak at a construction site. The road was shut...
August 31, 2010 - 12:16pm