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Winter storm leads to area school closings
State troopers respond to 16,500 crashes this winter, remind motorists to be safe
OSHA report on Oct. 17 incident at Jennie-O Turkey Store's Plant 4
Mayor Marv Calvin's email concerning criticism of proposed Willmar City Council retreat
Blizzard warning in effect today
Girls Basketball: NLS spreading the wealth
Vikings, Peterson re-open communication
Wild bringing former Gophers star Leopold back to Minnesota
Rubio’s triple-double not enough for Wolves
Prep Wrestling: Border West’s Sykora makes history
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Lola June Gay
Donna M. Vigil
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
December 11, 2014
Barn Theatre seeks funds for renovation
WILLMAR — The Barn Theatre announced Thursday the community theater will launch a $989,000 capital campaign to renovate and remodel the current facility at 321 Fourth St. S.W. in Willmar. “An Encore Performance’’ as the capital campaign is called has so far received advance...
December 11, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 28, 2014
Rice Health Foundation raises record amount with annual gala
WILLMAR — The Rice Health Foundation set a record this month at its annual holiday gala, raising $342,000 to support services and patient care at Rice Memorial Hospital. The amount is the most ever for the yearly fundraiser, said Shirley Carter, executive director of the Rice Health...
November 28, 2014 - 11:43pm
April 17, 2014
Incumbents Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with fundraising edge
WASHINGTON — U.S. Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Collin Peterson of Minnesota started 2014 with big fundraising advantages over their challengers in the November election.
news / state
April 17, 2014 - 4:00am
November 24, 2012
Letter: A bad way to raise funds?
I saw by the West Central Tribune that a recent United Way fundraiser event by Bremer Bank featured an eating contest. While I am for fundraising, I am against eating contests! This is gluttony! There must be a better way to raise funds without stuffing our faces. Kent Syverson ...
opinion / letters
November 24, 2012 - 12:54am
May 19, 2012
Willmar's iPad fundraising campaign has Monday open house
WILLMAR -- The iCardinals Campaign raising funds from the community to provide individual Apple iPad tablet computers for students at Willmar Senior High will have an informational open house from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Willmar Senior High Theater. The meeting is open to the public. The...
news / local / education
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
January 30, 2012
'Dancing With Our Stars' coming in March in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Six local couples are donning ballroom finery and showing off their dance moves at an upcoming benefit for the Willmar Community Senior Network. Organizers have taken a cue from the "Dancing With the Stars" television show to raise money and awareness on behalf of the...
news / local / community
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
Foundation considering ways to raise more money for schools
WILLMAR -- Lackluster fundraising and growing needs have members of the Willmar Public Schools Foundation Board looking for ways to turn things around. At the beginning of its meeting Monday, the foundation board re-ceived a report sh-owing it had in the area of $21,000 available...
news / local / education
October 5, 2010 - 12:00am
September 14, 2010
Women's Fund looks to improve life for women, girls across area
WILLMAR -- When organizers with the Women's Fund of the Willmar Area Community Foundation were looking at how to allot grant money this past year, one program that caught their attention was Kitchen Kamp, an initiative by the Heartland Community Action Agency to help teenaged mothers...
news / local / community
September 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 12, 2010
United Way, struggling to hit its target, issues a plea for donations
WILLMAR -- With only two weeks to go until its annual community review, the United Way of West Central Minnesota is more than 25 percent short of its fund-raising goal. The regional United Way put out an urgent plea this week for people to dig into their pockets and give, so all...
news / local / region
March 12, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Annual Kandiyohi County Relay for Life scheduled Friday
WILLMAR -- Every Tuesday during the past school year, the teachers on Willmar Junior High School's two teams for the Kandiyohi County Relay for Life would bring in bars, cupcakes, zucchini bread and other goodies. For 25 cents, co-workers could help themselves to treats and know...
news / local / life
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
United Way reaches 99 percent
WILLMAR -- In spite of a challenging year for raising money, the United Way of West Central Minnesota has reached 99.7 percent of its campaign...
news / local
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am