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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
NHL: Wild buy out Thomas Vanek
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
Willmar Fests new Junior Ambassadors picked
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Perry H. Smith
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Larry D. Ellingson
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
A 30-year-old Grove City tradition
Jean Hanson checks the temperature of the roasted turkey (“176 degrees”) prior to carving it at the 30th annual Grove City Community Christmas Dinner, held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Pastor Patrick Ziems said invitations were sent to every household in the Grove City area with...
December 25, 2014 - 11:48pm
A white Christmas
Parker Orth, 5, still had hopes of a white Christmas Thursday morning as light snow fell in Atwater. Parker, the son of Troy and Shannon Orth of St. Cloud, and his siblings visited his grandparents in Atwater. More snow fell later in the day. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
December 25, 2014 - 11:34pm
December 23, 2014
It’s Christmas Eve, ya know
Vern and Mildred Buer follow the English translations in their program of the Norwegian-language service Tuesday evening at Calvary Lutheran...
December 23, 2014 - 10:16pm
Christmas shopping deadline looms
Kathy Dahlke of Raymond exits the Willmar Target Tuesday. Her Christmas shopping pretty much complete, she said. Inside the store, Jess Call,...
December 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
December 17, 2014
Sounds of the season
Willmar High School’s Cardinal Choir sings carols during the annual All-Service Clubs Christmas Luncheon Wednesday at the Willmar Conference...
December 17, 2014 - 11:14pm
December 11, 2014
Oh, Santa, for me?
Called by name, disbelieving Ben Rende, 3, approaches Santa Claus to receive his gift during Willmar’s Early Childhood Program at the Jefferson...
December 11, 2014 - 11:15pm
December 4, 2014
Cottage Grove man charged with stealing front-door deliveries
STILLWATER — A Cottage Grove man complicated local residents’ Christmas shopping when he allegedly nabbed packages containing headphones...
December 4, 2014 - 9:59pm
December 5, 2013
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Growing up, many young children learn the words to the common table prayer, “Come, Lord Jesus, be our guest, and let these gifts to us be blessed,...
entertainment / showcase
December 5, 2013 - 10:12am
November 2, 2013
Salvation Army in Willmar taking applications for holiday aid
WILLMAR — The Salvation Army in Willmar will be taking applications for Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance for two weeks. They will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 4 p.m. the weeks of Nov. 4-9 and Dec. 2-6. Applicants must apply in person at The Salvation Army office...
News / local
November 2, 2013 - 12:08pm
October 23, 2013
Tips for throwing a company holiday party
From food to location to entertainment to décor, planning a company holiday party can take the “happy” right out of “happy holidays.” But planning the annual party doesn’t need to be stressful or time-consuming, according to local event planners. With a few tips and...
October 23, 2013 - 1:05am
Creativity, planning key to throwing a memorable holiday party
It’s not even Halloween yet, but many businesses have already started thinking about this year’s holiday party. ...
October 23, 2013 - 1:04am
January 3, 2013
Retailers report higher December sales
NEW YORK (AP) -- A last-minute surge in spending may have saved Christmas for stores. Major retailers such as Costco and Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue in December. That comes as a relief for stores that can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue...
January 3, 2013 - 11:24am
December 18, 2012
Prairie Kitchen blog: 10 holiday dishes for easy entertaining
By Arlene Coco Arlenecocosprairiekitchen.areavoices.com
Life / community
December 18, 2012 - 9:00am
December 14, 2012
Healing Touch blog: Have a healthy holiday season
By Tiffany Johnson Healingtouch.areavoices.com
Life / community
December 14, 2012 - 8:59am
December 10, 2012
Holiday Gift Guide: Be Santa to everyone on your gift list this year
Christmas is known as the season of giving. When it comes to giving gifts, however, it can be overwhelming to find the perfect one for every...
Life / extra
December 10, 2012 - 9:02am