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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
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'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
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June 15, 2013
Editorial: Mayor Yanish is not being open with Willmar about his Secret 8 meetings
Willmar Mayor Frank Yanish, the business man who campaigned in 2010 on the need for more city government transparency, apparently does not believe...
June 15, 2013 - 11:00am
December 3, 2012
Letter: The importance of diversity
Mind my frustrations, everybody, but I moved to Willmar in 2004 when this city was experiencing a huge growth economically and socially, especially with the growing number of people coming to Willmar from different countries.
December 3, 2012 - 8:34am
October 30, 2012
Letter: Willmar has progress
In the midst of what some refer to as negative publicity I want to say "thank you" to the West Central Tribune for the almost complete coverage of city affairs. Viewing matters from my perspective, I urge Willmarites to look at the facts and you will be able to feel better.
October 30, 2012 - 1:49am
October 2, 2012
New London, Minn., teen gets probation for stealing church chalice, garage burglary
WILLMAR -- Darien Cole Frank, 19, of New London, was sentenced Monday to 20 years of probation and 365 days in jail on a first-degree burglary charge for burglarizing a garage in Willmar in June and on gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor receiving stolen property charges for possessing...
October 2, 2012 - 12:00am
August 16, 2012
Video: Frank Lake Covenant Church moves to new home
August 16, 2012 - 6:26pm
August 15, 2012
Making the big move: Frank Lake Covenant Church travels
MURDOCK -- By 8 a.m. Tuesday the Thein Moving Co.
August 15, 2012 - 12:43am
August 14, 2012
Frank Lake Church begins journey this morning near Mudock, Minn.
August 14, 2012 - 9:40am
July 30, 2012
A fond farewell
A crowd gathers Sunday for a farewell service to the Frank Lake Covenant Church in rural Murdock. The church building was sold in May to Kathy...
July 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 23, 2012
Farewell service set for rural Murdock, Minn., church headed for new home
MURDOCK -- When Kathy Weckwerth looks at the Frank Lake Covenant Church, she looks past the peeling exterior paint and the stained glass windows...
July 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Home of rural Swedish Covenant faith listed for sale
MURDOCK -- Sitting at the antique kitchen table in her equally old rural Murdock farm house, Marie Johnson listens intently to the Swedish church...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
HomeTown Bank promotes Orth, Frank
OLIVIA -- HomeTown Bank announces that Donald Orth has been promoted to senior vice president-marketing for HomeTown Bank and Jeremy Frank has been promoted to Olivia branch manager. Orth will work with all HomeTown Bank branches to improve marketing techniques and programs, provide...
January 3, 2012 - 12:00am
December 22, 2011
Editorial: Willmar, Minn., city, utilities officials should follow the rules
Mayor Frank Yanish and most of the Willmar City Council Monday night voiced their support of the Municipal Utilities Commission concerning the organization's operations and pending investigation of General Manager Bruce Gomm for "activities disruptive to utility operations." They...
December 22, 2011 - 7:29am
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 24, 2010
Accidents NEW LONDON -- A semi carrying a load of lumber overturned Monday morning on state Highway 23 north of New London. The driver, Philip Waldner, 32, of Willow Lake, S.D., was not injured in the 11:35 a.m. accident. The New London Fire Department responded to the scene because...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 2, 2010
Willmar: Frank Yanish wins Willmar mayor race, defeats incumbent Les Heitke
Challenger Frank Yanish has defeated incumbent Les Heitke in the Willmar mayor race, according to unofficial city results. Willmar votes show...
November 2, 2010 - 10:03pm