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District 16, 16A lawmakers ready for special session
Neighbors extinguish fire yesterday at elderly Cosmos man’s residence
Student heads to Washington
Top design expert guides Tribune redesign
Pre-K education remains at heart of budget impasse
NBA: ‘Disappointed’ Chicago Bulls fire Thibodeau
Prep Track and Field: Litchfield girls win 5A title
Prep Softball: KMS taken out in Section 3A
Prep Baseball Roundup: Litchfield wins 5AA-West
The Insider: Rambow leads Valley City State in RBIs
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Marsha J. Rooda
Hermoine "Kit" Sundem Claggett
Dorothy N. Theis
Alvina "Al" A. Marklowitz
Video: Roosevelt celebrates act of kindness
Video: Let's Go Fishing Expo on Green Lake
Video: Ukraine teens enjoy time away from strife
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
May 26, 2014
Jennie-O names Meehan retail product manager
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Dionne Meehan has been promoted to the position of product manager for the retail business team at Jennie-O Turkey Store at the Willmar corporate office location. Meehan has been with Jennie-O Turkey Store/Hormel for almost six years,...
May 26, 2014 - 11:44pm
Jennie-O Turkey Store names Simes to replace Freeland, Hoover promoted
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Ed Simes is being promoted to replace Jim Freeland as the plant manager at the Benson Avenue Plant. Simes has been with Hormel for 19 years and has been director of further processing-raw at Jennie-O Turkey Store since November 2012....
May 26, 2014 - 11:42pm
May 12, 2014
Chef/owner brings Italian menu to Spicer with his fourth Bello Cucina restaurant
SPICER –– When Jason Mueller opened an Italian restaurant in Morris eight years ago, he was chided for thinking that dishes he made — like...
May 12, 2014 - 11:36pm
May 7, 2014
Hardee’s restaurant returning to Willmar
WILLMAR — A Marshall company is bringing Hardee’s restaurant back to Willmar. Har-Mar Foods Inc. has purchased the land and building of the former Wendy’s restaurant and former Hoja Asian restaurant and is remodeling the exterior and interior of the structure at 1704 First...
May 7, 2014 - 11:13pm
April 19, 2014
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Recently an article was published by Minnesota Public Radio that criminalized irrigation agriculture and tried to embarrass the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for not protecting our groundwater.
opinion / commentary
April 19, 2014 - 5:30am
April 8, 2014
Letter: Reasons to be happy now
Thank you to the West Central Tribune for its wonderful feature article on the Serrano family’s restaurant, Azteca (“Their dream now a reality,” Feb. 25 issue of the paper). These folks make wonderful downtown neighbors, and their food is delicious too! West central Minnesota...
opinion / letters
April 8, 2014 - 5:00am
March 25, 2014
Supporting local food from your kitchen
Regional organic farmers report they are heading into spring greenhouse planting this month, and though those teasing March freeze-thaw cycles might have some of us still wishing for 70-degree weather, the end of winter is in sight. With spring’s beginnings comes the promise of...
life / taste
March 25, 2014 - 9:40am
February 1, 2014
Super Bowl Sunday: Touchdown-worthy recipes for the big game
Whether you watch the Super Bowl for the football or the commercials, most everyone can agree that food is an essential part of any Super Bowl...
life / extra
February 1, 2014 - 1:51am
January 23, 2014
McDonald's sales miss as fewer customers visit its restaurants
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp (MCD.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) reported weaker-than-expected quarterly revenue as fewer customers ate at its restaurants, partly due to severe winter weather in the United States. The fast-food chain also reported a 0.1 percent decline...
January 23, 2014 - 12:02pm