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‘Tis the season
OSHA inspects Willmar’s Jennie-O plant
Students set postsecondary goals
Amended ordinance broadens business use of sidewalks
Farm equipment, power line accidents up in rural Minnesota
Prep volleyball: Wolverines sweep Eagles
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Melrose topples BOLD in WCC championship
Prep Volleyball Section Pairings
Prep football: Willmar Section 6AAAAA Preview
World Series: Waiting game over for Royals
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Women in business section out now
Patricia Ann Paananen
Phyllis Dorothy Petrick
Abner F. Ogdahl
Hund — Hagemeyer
Drange — Sparks
Muench — Johnson
Juris — Dean
Enter your photo in our Signs of Fall contest
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
Editorial: Deserved honors for helping people
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
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
February 3, 2009
United Way expands its service area; now regional organization
WILLMAR -- In a move aimed at better reflecting the people and the towns it serves, the United Way of Kandiyohi County has become the United Way of West Central Minnesota. The expansion and the name change became official this week. The transition process -- forging new relationships...
local / region / news
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am