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EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
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Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Eagles on roadways: Give them a brake
Janet L. Barber
Betty S. Adrian
Valerie Geline Wallace
Roger R. Logan
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Ryan Joel Bakker
Marcinkowski - Harter
Bill & Evelyn Somerville
July 20, 2014
Kandiyohi County woman arrested in Ohio; missing child found unharmed
WILLMAR –– A Kandiyohi County woman, who’d been sought by authorities for taking her 4-year old son in violation of a court order, was arrested late Friday during a traffic stop in Ohio. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, also known as Amy Gomm, was arrested without incident. The three...
July 20, 2014 - 11:04pm
July 10, 2012
Willmar Municipal Utilities reaches settlement with former general manager
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission and the Willmar City Council have reached an agreement to resolve the lawsuit initiated...
July 10, 2012 - 12:00am
May 22, 2012
Trial date for fired Willmar, Minn., utility GM is Jan. 15
WILLMAR -- A trial has been scheduled for Jan. 15 in Kandiyohi County District Court to hear the discrimination and breach of contract lawsuit...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
March 27, 2012
City, Municipal Utilities file answer to fired general manager's lawsuit
WILLMAR -- The city of Willmar and Willmar Municipal Utilities deny liability and damages alleged in a lawsuit filed by fired utility general...
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 26, 2012
Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission to close meeting today to discuss Gomm lawsuit
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will meet in closed session today to discuss the pending lawsuit of terminated General Manager Bruce Gomm against the utility and the City of Willmar. The commission will meet at 11:45 a.m. in the Municipal Utilities Auditorium,...
March 26, 2012 - 9:04am
March 8, 2012
Letter: Gomm responds to letter
Thank you to the writer for his letter Monday. I did request the meeting to be open. I had hoped to be able to have a discussion with the Willmar Municipal Commission on the investigation and the actions that were taken against me. I was told that I could have up to 30 minutes to...
March 8, 2012 - 10:02am
March 6, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Council holds closed session to discuss fired utility GM's lawsuit
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council met in closed session for about 35 minutes Monday night with attorney Paul Reuvers of Bloomington to discuss...
March 6, 2012 - 12:00am
March 5, 2012
Learning from the MUC crisis
As a concerned citizen attending (the Feb. 27) Municipal Utilities Commission meeting, I was sorry to learn how a less than open, perhaps arrogant-tending style of management (with "lapses" in communication to staff and commissioners) by the general manager, over time, deteriorated...
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
March 3, 2012
Documents related to the dispute between the Willmar MUC and its General Manger Bruce Gomm
Here are some documents related to the dispute between the Willmar Municipal Utilities and its General Manger Bruce Gomm. See the PDF documents...
March 3, 2012 - 8:00am
Fired utility GM sues city of Willmar, Minn., and utility, lawsuit includes defamation allegations against Frank Yanish and Ron Christianson
WILLMAR -- The fired general manager of the Willmar Municipal Utilities has filed a lawsuit against the city of Willmar and the utilities alleging...
March 3, 2012 - 7:00am
March 2, 2012
Fired utilities general manager sues city of Willmar, Minn., and utilities
WILLMAR -- The fired general manager of the Willmar Municipal Utilities filed a lawsuit today in Kandiyohi County District Court against the...
March 2, 2012 - 1:53pm
February 27, 2012
Attorney says Willmar, Minn., utility GM Gomm may be dismissed with cause; Gomm now speaking
WILLMAR -- An attorney has told the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission that the investigative report of General Manager Bruce Gomm provides...
February 27, 2012 - 12:06pm
Willmar Muncipal Utilities Commission to review Gomm report today
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will meet at 11:45 a.m. today to review and act on an attorney's report of the investigation...
February 27, 2012 - 9:10am
February 25, 2012
Commentary: To the citizens of Willmar from Bruce Gomm
I had hoped when the Municipal Utility Commission voted in favor of the league hiring an attorney saying "the investigation will examine the...
February 25, 2012 - 9:40am
Editorial: MUC has decision to make Monday
The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission Monday meets to consider an attorney's report on an investigation of General Manager Bruce Gomm. The...
February 25, 2012 - 7:00am