Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
U.S. wildlife managers urge lifting Yellowstone grizzly protections
Retail sales rise in November, boost economic outlook
Asiana crash pilots knew speed was low, hesitated
U.S. jobless claims surge, erase prior weeks' declines
Records for Dec. 12
Timberwolves stun Sixers
MLB roundup: Major League Baseball moves to ban collisions at home plate
Vikings’ curious handling of Freeman leaves QB trio — and fans — in limbo
Willmar notebook: Gophers’ wrestler Steinhaus stout in return
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Rebranding, renovation gives Rice Home Medical a whole new look
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Torison — Severson
Warm the Children just past halfway point
Ide — Schroeder
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Alice A. Christenson
Hazel Anne Thooft
Isaiah Matthew Thooft
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
October 26, 2012
Letter: Lessons from a hero
Many thanks, Ms. Pat Kubly, for sharing thoughts about two of the sparse results of our last legislative session, the proposed amendments to our constitution. Her late husband, the Rev. Gary Kubly, was one of the very few heroes of that session. It is not surprising to his many admirers...
opinion / letters
October 26, 2012 - 8:57pm
October 23, 2012
Letter: Following Kubly's example
Staying true to what I learned from my husband, Gary Kubly, when he was in the Legislature, I will be voting no on both constitutional amendments on the ballot this November. The voter ID amendment will be an easy no. This is an expensive fix for a problem that is very uncommon in...
opinion / letters
October 23, 2012 - 1:20am
October 12, 2012
Letter: Saved by the conservatives
Recent letters from the usual goofy lefties are really out there. They're consistent in vile meanness and inaccuracy. I wonder if they have a writing club with its goal to complain and twist any action by the other side. Their understanding of history could only take place on another...
October 12, 2012 - 2:54am
July 13, 2012
Letter: The origins of the recession
We all cherry-pick the facts from time to time, but Vincent Melquist takes this practice to new heights in his criticism of Earl Pederson's letter. When criticizing Bush, he neglects to mention the fact that the Democrats took over both the House of Representatives and the Senate...
opinion / letters
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Former state Sen. Gary DeCramer has died
ST. PAUL - A former state senator who served southwest Minnesota died Wednesday while on a trip to Morris. Former state Sen. Gary DeCramer, 67, lived in the Twin Cities suburb of Mendota Heights in recent years. When he was in the Senate, from 1983 to 1992, he lived in southwestern...
March 7, 2012 - 3:44pm
Minnesota Sen. Kubly remembered as 'bridge crosser'
GRANITE FALLS -- An overflow crowd of 530 people filled the Granite Falls Lutheran Church today in Granite Falls to pay their final respects to State Sen. Gary Kubly, who died Friday at age 68. The 16-year veteran of the Legislature and Lutheran minister was celebrated as a "bridge...
news / region
March 7, 2012 - 3:08pm
Editorial: Senator Kubly will be missed by state
Minnesota lost a legislator with a kind and passionate heart when Sen. Gary Kubly died Friday. He was both a friend of and a fighter for Granite...
opinion / editorials
March 7, 2012 - 6:00am
Letter: Kubly was devoted to service
Thank you to Sen. Gary Kubly, his wife, Pat, and their family for their sense of public service. Sen. Kubly's devotion has been to our state. He met with groups on several community and church concerns in order to help us better ourselves as citizens. My prayers are for him and...
opinion / letters
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
March 6, 2012
Dayton orders flags at half-staff Wednesday for 'Gary Kubly Day'
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Wednesday as "Gary Kubly Day" in Minnesota in honor and remembrance of the late state senator. Dayton ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota, from sunrise until...
March 6, 2012 - 5:11pm
March 4, 2012
Minnesota loses state Sen. Gary Kubly
ST. PAUL -- One of the old-style Minnesota state senators, not into partisan bickering, has died. Sen. Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls, died in...
March 4, 2012 - 12:15am
March 3, 2012
Update: A photo gallery of Sen. Gary Kubly
View a photo gallery of Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls. Kubly died Friday after has died after a battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. He was ...
March 3, 2012 - 10:10pm
Sen. Gary Kubly remembered as a kind and passionate man and legislator
WILLMAR - Past and present legislators are remembering Sen. Gary Kubly for his sincerity and honesty for being one of the few moderate voices in the legislature. Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls, died Friday after being diagnosed just over a year ago with amyotropic lateral sclerosis, known...
news / local
March 3, 2012 - 5:11pm
Breaking: Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls, Minn., has died
Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls has died, according to the Minnesota Farmers Union. The MFU announced this afternoon that the "MFU is deeply saddened by death of Sen. Gary Kubly. He always fought hard for rural MN & will be missed. Sympathy to his family." The MFU later tweeted...
March 3, 2012 - 1:49pm
March 1, 2012
Sen. Gary Kubly still hospitalized in St. Paul; condition is stable
Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls remained hospitalized today at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he was taken by ambulance Wednesday after suffering cardiac-like symptoms. He's currently sedated but his condition is considered stable, according to his wife, Pat. "It's a wait-and-see...
news / region
March 1, 2012 - 3:54pm
November 5, 2010
Kubly supports new minority leader
ST. PAUL -- Sen. Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls, was among those who supported Sen. Tom Bakk's selection as the minority leader to represent the party in the State Senate. The DFL caucus selected Bakk its minority leader on Thursday, just two days after the election that saw the party...
news / region / state
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am