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At conservative gathering, Trump blasts purveyors of 'fake news'
Trump attacks FBI on leakers of Russia reports: 'FIND NOW'
Indian engineer shot dead in possible hate crime at Kansas City bar
ACGC selects new superintendent
J.C. Penney to shut 130 to 140 stores
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
May 13, 2016
Kandiyohi County to get angel investor group
WILLMAR — An angel investment fund that could provide crucial capital to launch or expand Kandiyohi County businesses is in the works. It’s...
May 13, 2016 - 8:28am
December 2, 2015
Minnesota River Congress appoints leadership team
NEW ULM — A citizen-led group working to promote the natural resources and economic health of the Minnesota River basin is putting together a governing action board representing the entire area. The Minnesota River Congress now has 24 of 33 board positions filled, after 19 new members...
December 2, 2015 - 9:33pm
June 17, 2015
Alzheimer’s group launches education effort
WILLMAR — They’re volunteers with a passion in common — educating the public about Alzheimer’s disease to help Kandiyohi County become a dementia-capable place for families to live and receive services. Trained volunteer educators will start fanning out across the county...
June 17, 2015 - 11:41pm
October 1, 2012
Supreme Court declines to hear anti-gay marriage group appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine's campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from the National Organization...
October 1, 2012 - 9:45am
August 11, 2012
Rybak urges being bold in reforming LGA
GRANITE FALLS -- Mayor R.T. Rybak of Minneapolis is urging fellow mayors not to squander the opportunity to propose significant changes in how...
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
August 7, 2012
Mills Auto Group purchases Swenson Motors Co. of Willmar, MInn.
Swenson Motor Company of Willmar, which sells Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and GMC vehicles, has been sold to Mills Auto Group and will be relocated...
August 7, 2012 - 8:45am
April 6, 2011
Immigration group hosts film festival in Willmar
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area Comprehensive Immigration Reform coalition is hosting a film festival during April, starting tonight with a showing of "Which Way Home" at 6:30 p.m. at the Willmar Community Center. "Which Way Home" explores the story of child migration. The film festival...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Cold turkey: Mayflower descendants group rebuffed by Detroit Thanksgiving parade officials
DETROIT - Think your holiday travel plans are tough? Imagine being a Mayflower descendant who's been bumped from Detroit's annual Thanksgiving parade. June Gorman, governor and historian of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in Michigan, tells The Detroit News she thought Thursday's...
November 23, 2010 - 9:42am
November 9, 2010
Man pleads not guilty in terror group funding case
ST. LOUIS - A Minnesotan says he's not guilty of federal charges that he plotted to send money to a terrorist group in Somalia that the U.S. says has ties to al-Qaida. Thirty-five-year-old Abdi Mahdi Hussein of Minneapolis entered the plea Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis,...
November 9, 2010 - 9:23am
October 24, 2009
Willmar native might be unknown soldier buried in France
Oscar E. and Anna Anderson of Willmar died believing that their only son had been buried at sea after being killed in action during the D-Day...
October 24, 2009 - 12:00am
July 28, 2009
Midwest governors form high-speed rail group
CHICAGO (AP) -- The governors of eight Midwest states have agreed to set up a steering committee to help with their bid for federal cash to pay for a regional high-speed rail network. The eight states have worked together for months to promote such a system with Chicago as its hub. Illinois...
July 28, 2009 - 8:10am
February 26, 2009
BioScience Focus Group meeting canceled
The University of Minnesota/St. Cloud State University BioScience Focus Group meeting scheduled today at the MinnWest Technology Campus has been canceled due to weather.
February 26, 2009 - 10:31am
February 10, 2009
Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission gets on board with financial support for local energy policy group
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved a request to contribute $5,000 to Citizens Energy Plan, a new local organization working to present a non-partisan national energy policy to Congress in September 2010. The commission had voted last fall to support...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Public Forum: 'Naming rights' at a bargain
Finally, some courage in Washington concerning our now $4.5 billion bailout of Citi Group bank. They have a $400 million dollar deal to name the new Mets baseball stadium. Some congressmen are asking the President to apply pressure for them to back out of this ridiculous agreement. Perhaps...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am