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Former New York Mills teacher acquitted of charge alleging sexual contact with student
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
What we know about the Al Franken accusations and responses
Three arrested following shooting in Fergus Falls
A self-proclaimed Nazi is banned from his college campus in Florida - but allowed to remain a student
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
Vikings' Zimmer says blocked kicks weren't Forbath's fault
No drama: Zimmer says Keenum will start Vikings' next game
Wild rally, beat Avalanche in shootout
Gophers' rivalry skid nearing record for futility
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Commentary: Sen. Franken still hasn't denied grabbing women
Tribune Editorial: Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Riley Gregory Muench
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Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.
Early in November, Kathy Woods calls a family meeting to discuss the season's pressing question: Matching Christmas pajamas in stripes or solids?...
14 hours 30 min ago
November 18, 2017
'Celebrate the Light' - the final show: Willmar family will end 10-year run of popular Christmas display
WILLMAR — Although the sun is shining, the temperature is in the teens and it's hard to even look at Chad Koosman's bare hands as he holds...
November 18, 2017 - 7:07am
July 11, 2017
Canadian company buying Holiday convenience store chain
Canadian convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard has agreed to purchase Minnesota-based Holiday Stationstores, in a deal announced Monday,...
July 11, 2017 - 2:58pm
June 17, 2017
Dozens of dads: Which type do you have?
FARGO — There are 120 crayon colors, more than 440 known species of sharks and approximately 500 brands of whiskey in the world. But there...
June 17, 2017 - 10:15am
May 25, 2017
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
WILLMAR — Roads are expected to be more crowded than last year over this Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA, which also expects gas prices to be higher over the weekend. Automobile travel will grow by 2.7 percent compared to last year, AAA predicts, with 34.6 million planning...
May 25, 2017 - 7:25am
September 3, 2016
U.S. Muslims relieved Eid holiday to fall day after Sept. 11 anniversary
NEW YORK—For weeks, some U.S. Islamic leaders worried that the Eid al-Adha holiday would fall on Sept. 11, raising the possibility that some non-Muslims would misinterpret celebrations occurring on the solemn anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks of 2001. Those fears dissipated...
September 3, 2016 - 9:15am
May 27, 2016
Communities across west central Minnesota planning Memorial Day festivities
WILLMAR — Willmar veterans raised the Flags of Honor on Friday on the east side of Willmar Lake. Squads of veterans from the American Legion,...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 5, 2016
Delay of street work means Spicer's July 4 festivities will remain in familiar place
SPICER — A last-minute decision this week to delay a major street and utility project in downtown Spicer until after the Fourth of July means...
May 5, 2016 - 9:10am
January 7, 2016
Koosman lights raise record amount of money for The Salvation Army
WILLMAR — It was a record-breaking season for Chad Koosman and his famous holiday lights display north of Willmar. Not only was the display...
January 7, 2016 - 11:47pm
December 11, 2015
Bagpiper entertains shoppers
Chris Schmitz of Redwood Falls plays Christmas tunes on bagpipes Friday afternoon outside J.C. Penney at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. A long-time...
December 11, 2015 - 11:09pm
December 9, 2015
Video: ‘Christmas in Black and White’
Penquins were part of the 2nd- to 5th-grade choir that sang “Christmas in Black and White,” during a pageant of the same name performed Tuesday...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 3, 2015
PHOTO: Peanuts for Christmas
Venita McCormick, lead clerk at the U.S. Post Office in Willmar, displays the Peanuts first-class postage stamp for the holidays. The snowflake...
December 3, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 1, 2015
USPS’s Sunday package service starts Dec. 6
WILLMAR — The United States Postal Service said Tuesday it will deliver packages seven days a week in Willmar and other cities starting the week of Dec. 6 through Christmas Day. Other cities also receiving the service are St. Cloud/Waite Park, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, Alexandria and...
December 1, 2015 - 10:11pm
November 24, 2015
Gas prices dip ahead of holiday travel
WILLMAR — Travelers will find welcome relief at the gas pumps as prices have been dropping over the past week just in time for the Thanksgiving...
November 24, 2015 - 10:05pm
November 23, 2015
Kandiyohi County creates no-parking zone to manage traffic by light display
WILLMAR — Citing heavy traffic and safety concerns, Kandiyohi County has decided to create a temporary no-parking zone at the rural intersection near a local family’s huge holiday light display. The request came from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog and was formally approved...
November 23, 2015 - 11:41pm