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September 22, 2009
Council sets hearing for October on City Charter amendments
September 22, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Mayor's budget cuts will run deep
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Willmar City Council accepts almost $50K in federal grant funding for public security cameras
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 9, 2009
Talks lead to dust-up between the mayor and city official
July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
Officials from across state say all cities to suffer from LGA decision
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
June 18, 2009
Heitke says cuts in LGA no surprise, and the city is prepared
June 18, 2009 - 12:00am
June 4, 2009
Audrey Larson, a resident of Bethesda Assisted Living in Willmar, left, and Briana Owens, 6, a first-grader at Community Christian School are pictured in this undated photo. Bethesda, a nonprofit corporation, is proposing to construct a 29,845-square-foot addition for its elderly residents. Tribune file photo
Bethesda seeks city support for financing major expansion project
June 4, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
Les Heitke, mayor of Willmar, center, voices his concerns about his city's finances during a news conference with group of local mayors at the Willmar Fire Hall. They voiced concerns about cuts to Local Government Aid. Flanking Heitke are former legislator Dan Dorman of Albert Lea, left, and Chris Coleman, St. Paul mayor. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Heitke criticizes Pawlenty for 'hogwash' remark
May 23, 2009 - 12:00am
April 14, 2009
Photographer Kelly Welch explains some of the principles of his art during a presentation Monday at the Willmar Community Center. Welch and fellow photographers offered presentations as part of the center's open house, which also feature KWLM's Open Mic show and driving evaluations. The event concludes Thursday. Today's lineup includes with a meet and greet by Mayor Les Heitke, a discussion of family history and a presentation on Sibley State Park by naturalist Dick Clayton. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
A photographer's eye
April 14, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Mayor says 14 firefighters were not laid off by the city
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
Mayor says 14 firefighters were not layed off by the city
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
As economy chips away at local government, Heitke proposes county mayors discuss sharing services
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Finance Committee will discuss possible state revenue cuts
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
City Council reassures Airport Commission members that service they provideis of value
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Heitke tie-breaker assures Child Guide funding request in '09 city budget
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am