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I-5 bridge collapses north of Seattle; people in water
New London man faces nine felonies; stolen guns found in fish house
New Bush Fellowship recipient to pursue growth of deep winter, local foods economy
Consumers will have to shell out more to have meat on their plates this summer grilling season
ACGC declines request to share superintendent with BLHS
Prep Track: Card girls 2nd, boys 3rd at CLC championships
Girls Golf: Lakers dominate subsection
Boys Tennis: Wildcats’ singles, doubles teams advance to 6A semis
Boys Golf: Dreier, Johnson lead NLS to 3AA-Northeast championship
Prep baseball roundup: ACGC bounces KMS
Paddle Theatre takes audience on newly-chartered waters in Granite Falls, Minn.
Willmar artist Fred Cogelow named Woodcarver of the Year
Community artists provide support and venue for New London-Spicer, Minn., art students
New London, Minn., potter wins internationally
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Council member Ahmann fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
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Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
Mayor proposes spending boost for library in budget
WILLMAR -- Willmar Public Library will have more money to buy new materials under the mayor's proposed 2009 budget being recommended for adoption by the City Council on Monday night...
Sat, Nov 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Lobbyist: State lawmakers are aware of Willmar's request for $15M to fund treatment plant project
WILLMAR -- All of Minnesota's senators and representatives in Congress are fully aware of Willmar's request for $15 million to help pay for the new wastewater treatment plant and conveyance...
Wed, Nov 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Council seeking further information on Westwind mortgage
WILLMAR -- On the advice of City Attorney Rich Ronning, the Willmar City Council took no action Monday night on a $350,000 loan to the owner of the Westwind Estates...
Tue, Nov 18, 2008 - 12:00am
City holds groundbreaking ceremony for new treatment plant
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Wed, Oct 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Railroad quiet zones a big part of mayor's '09 budget
WILLMAR -- Willmar Mayor Les Heitke is suggesting the city spend $179,478 in his proposed $20,842,162 budget for 2009 to establish railroad quiet zones at Willmar Avenue Southwest and 10th...
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Tue, Sep 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Mayor to present budget proposal WILLMAR -- Willmar Mayor Les Heitke will present his proposed 2009 budget for the city at Monday's meeting of the Willmar City Council. The council...
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Sat, Sep 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Council, officials meet in closed session to discuss possible Westwind lawsuit
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council, Mayor Les Heitke and city officials met in closed session Monday evening with two lawyers to discuss a possible lawsuit against the city by...
Tue, Apr 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Council hears pleas for understanding, reconciliation over project; remains divided on veto
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council failed 4-4 Monday night to override Mayor Les Heitke's veto of the council's April 7 rejection of the $350,000 state grant for the controversial...
Tue, Apr 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Sen. Gimse clarifies letter to city
During the April 7 meeting of the Willmar City Council, Mayor Les Heitke referenced a letter I sent to the city congratulating them on receiving some grant funds for the...
Thu, Apr 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Mayor vetoes rejection of funding for controversial housing plan department of employment and economic development
WILLMAR -- Mayor Les Heitke has vetoed the Willmar City Council's April 7 rejection of the $350,000 state grant for the controversial Westwind Estates Third Addition housing project. City Clerk...
Wed, Apr 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Supporters of Westwind proposal have their say at City Council meeting
WILLMAR -- Supporters of the embattled Westwind Estates housing project had their say at Monday night's Willmar City Council meeting. Housing project supporters and opponents on the eight-member council are...
Wed, Apr 09, 2008 - 12:00am
Westwind proposal draws further criticism
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to reject a $350,000 state grant for the controversial workforce and low-income Westwind Estates Third Addition housing project in southwest...
Tue, Apr 08, 2008 - 12:00am
Tie-breaker vote from the mayor lets HRA oversee $350K grant
WILLMAR -- Mayor Les Heitke broke a 3-3 City Council vote Tuesday night in favor of amending an agreement that lets the Willmar Housing and Redevelopment Authority administer a $350,000...
Fri, Feb 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Willmar City Council encourages changes be made in plat for housing development
WILLMAR -- Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is being encouraged to modify the preliminary plat of a housing project in an effort to reduce opposition from neighboring homeowners and landowners. The...
Thu, Jan 24, 2008 - 12:00am
City Council fails to overturn Planning Commission's approval of conditional use permit for housing development
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council on a 4-4 vote Tuesday night failed to overturn the Planning Commission's approval of a conditional use permit for a low-to-moderate income housing development...
Wed, Jan 23, 2008 - 12:00am