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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cards hit bump in 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
Habitat for Humanity
November 17, 2016
Willmar Senior High art club hosts Throw-A-Thon
The Willmar Senior High art club hosted their annual Throw-A-Thon Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the high school. Students and people from...
November 17, 2016 - 7:09am
March 7, 2016
Habitat for Humanity names new executive director
WILLMAR — Marybeth Nelson is the new executive director of Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota. She started March 1 and is filling the vacancy left when Joline Hovland retired in February. “I am honored and elated to have the opportunity to continue to serve and further...
March 7, 2016 - 11:04pm
January 6, 2016
VIDEO: Habitat's ReStore in Willmar seeks solution to storage woes
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Willmar is temporarily in need of storage and is seeking someone to donate a semi-trailer for short-term...
January 6, 2016 - 11:12pm
VIDEO: Willmar's ReStore relies on 'chain gang' to keep products rolling through
Kerrie Wig, Willmar Area Habitat for Humanity ReStore Procurement Manager, takes us around the backroom where every Monday and Wednesday, 15...
January 6, 2016 - 1:02pm
November 19, 2015
Willmar High School junior Steven Perez throws a bowl on a pottery wheel Wednesday at the after-school Throw-a-Thon. Students, staff and parents...
November 19, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
Piano bar to go up for auction
Mary Beth Nelson is shown with a “revamped” 1918 Hampton Upright Piano. It will be featured in a live auction at the Habitat for Humanity...
September 23, 2015 - 10:06pm
March 17, 2015
County agrees to reconsider Habitat for Humanity tax abatement
WILLMAR –– An explanation of the circumstances, a legal opinion and a change of heart by the Kandiyohi County Commissioners will likely mean...
March 17, 2015 - 11:29pm
March 14, 2015
Letter: Abate tax for Habitat
My letter is written to request reconsideration of the tax abatement issue currently faced by Habitat for Humanity. While the initial article presented in January 2015 cited Habitat for Humanity with “a series of missteps and miscommunications”, it seems that now with all the...
March 14, 2015 - 1:00am
March 12, 2015
Letter: Habitat needs tax abatement
I am writing to urge the Kandiyohi County Commissioners to vote in favor of the tax abatement for Habitat for Humanity. From the articles I read in the West Central Tribune, several mistakes were made by various parties. I read that the county auditor said he did nothing wrong as...
March 12, 2015 - 12:00am
March 3, 2015
Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota asks Kandiyohi County board to reconsider tax abatement
WILLMAR — A decision made in January not to forgive $37,300 in delinquent property taxes for a nonprofit organization may come up for a new...
March 3, 2015 - 10:39pm
January 20, 2015
Kandiyohi County denies Habitat for Humanity tax abatement
WILLMAR — Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota will have to pay $37,305 in overdue property taxes on their office and ReStore...
January 20, 2015 - 11:37pm
October 7, 2013
Goodwill building deal ‘falls into place’
Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota has agreed to purchase the former Goodwill building on South First Street in Willmar and move...
October 7, 2013 - 11:28pm
July 10, 2013
Willmar, Minn., motorists asked to drive with caution, watch for Habitat bikers
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists traveling on area roads are asked to slow down and watch for bicyclists participating in a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser for families in Manitoba, Canada. Cycle of Hope volunteers left Louisville, Ky., on June 28 for a two-week journey to celebrate...
July 10, 2013 - 5:16pm
June 14, 2013
Stingers lend a helping hand
WILLMAR — A local couple received A Brush With Kindness this week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota and the Willmar...
June 14, 2013 - 11:22pm
June 10, 2013
Partnership in Willmar, Minn., repairs exteriors of homes
LAKE LILLIAN -- As summer kicks into full gear, Habitat for Humanity will start fixing up the exterior of eight area homes through its A Brush...
June 10, 2013 - 11:33pm