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Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
Milan dedicates new Liberty Bell
Video: Moving history down the road
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Harris P. Hinderaker
William "Bill" Bradford
William R. Heitke
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Klinger: Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Willmar dog park anniversary celebration cancelled due to high number of mosquitoes
March 14, 2013
US wholesale prices rise 0.7 pct. on gas spike
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of U.S. wholesale prices rose in February by the most in five months, pushed higher by more expensive gas and pharmaceuticals. But outside those increases, inflation was mild. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure...
March 14, 2013 - 8:26am
March 7, 2013
Editorial: Kandiyohi County sets a good example
Kandiyohi County’s government once again is demonstrating how a local government entity can and should work in reinventing itself, its operations and reviewing how it delivers services. The goal of the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners and its administration is two-fold: increase...
March 7, 2013 - 5:12am
October 27, 2012
Letter: Based on God's word
In scripture God clearly tells us to love our fellow man but that love or relationship is clearly not the same kind of love or relationship that God designed between a husband and a wife. Based on God's word it is clear that my vote and my wife's vote will be Yes to keep marriage...
October 27, 2012 - 8:07pm
May 4, 2011
Letter: Good news, for a change
Our stoic nature is not just a Scandinavian trait, but pretty well describes the citizens of the United States. So what prompted my thoughts today: the front page story, Thursday last, in the West Central Tribune describing students as polite and friendly. Then also in the same issue...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
October 25, 2010
Commentary: What was wrong with auto bailout? Nothing
Among the mysteries of public opinion, this one most strains the brain: Why do so many Americans think the government rescue of Detroit automakers was a bad -- nay, an evil -- thing? The bailout has been a rousing success, and that's the business press talking. The Economist magazine...
October 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Editorial: New look at road plan is good one
Kandiyohi County made the correct decision this week in looking again at the proposed reconstruction of County Road 9 east of Eagle Lake. The County Road 9 realignment, scheduled for 2012, was scheduled to receive a final recommendation this week.
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 14, 2009
Letter: A lesson in helping others
It was actually nice to read a good story in the West Central Tribune on Dec. 7. It is nice to know that there are good Samaritans in our surrounding community that were willing to help out Norman Rohner with his harvest during his time of illness.
December 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
The gift of giving
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Editorial: This rain day goes a long way for region
Thank goodness for a day of rain. The recent days of moisture have been helpful to west central Minnesota and other parts of the state. September was one for the record books.
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
This is what I told my friend Frank: Under the "cash for clunkers" program, you could get more money for your '93 Mercury Grand Marquis than it was worth -- up to $4,500 if you used it to buy a new vehicle with much better gas mileage. "What would they do with the Merc?" Frank asked. "Throw...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
March 26, 2009
Editorial: Good luck to all in the Red River Valley area in flood battle 2009
An old and familiar spring foe -- the cold rising water of the Red River of the North -- has returned to Minnesota and North Dakota. The Red River is still rising this morning.
March 26, 2009 - 6:38am
February 5, 2009
Ethanol is still a good investment for region
A new University of Minnesota study of ethanol is raising concerns, especially about corn-based ethanol. The study's conclusion was that corn ethanol is no better than gas and has some economic and health concerns. The study also concluded that ethanol produced from switchgrass or...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 6, 2008
Editorial: Economy has some good spots
Everywhere we turn in recent weeks, we read about job cuts, companies facing bankruptcy and major companies seeking bailouts from the federal government. There is no doubt that United States is in a major recession. In fact, government statistics now state we have been in a recession...
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Commentary: A bit more of FDR is a good choice
Enough Lincoln. More FDR. This is my shorthand advice to Barack Obama, who in several interviews has talked about how he wants to emulate Abraham Lincoln. He said that along with the Bible, the other book he would take with him to a desert island is Doris Kearns Goodwin's "Team of...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am