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Second alleged victim comes forward in trucker kidnapping case
U.S. retail sales rebound from winter chill, jobless claims fall
Woman arrested in Red Lake councilman's shooting death
Malaysia says no evidence missing plane flew hours after losing contact
Koenen introduces bill to offset aid losses for area counties
Class A Basketball: BBE blows out Park Christian
Boys basketball: Willmar native Swansson ends 35-year career as Woodbury coach
Boys basketball: ACGC to try and slow down R-P
Boys basketball: BBE heads to state as top seed
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Merlin William Rau
Myrtle I. Grace
Lois Jean Rajewsky
Evelyn Marie McGee
Letter: Calvin’s qualified to be mayor
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
Head-on crash kills two in northwest Minnesota
GARY, Minn. -- A head-on collision north of Gary on state Highway 32 killed both drivers Thursday afternoon. At about 2:10 p.m., the driver of a 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis was traveling south and swerved into the lane of opposite traffic, colliding with a 2007 Chevy Impala, according...
news / state
December 13, 2013 - 9:58am
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