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When money struggles push a household into a tailspin, the food shelf can offer aid
Road weight restrictions begin Tuesday for central zone
A plunge in obesity in preschoolers? Not so fast, experts say
Willmar Area Food Shelf participates in annual FoodShare campaign
'Good night': Haunting final contact from missing Malaysian jet
NASCAR: Edwards wins at rain-soaked Bristol track
NBA: Martin, Wolves edge Kings
College Basketball: Gophers miss cut for NCAA tourney
College Basketball: Florida overall No. 1 for men’s NCAA tourney
Jubilant Jaguars: BBE boys win another Class A title
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
Bach — Smith
Mark your picks in our March Fever Upfront Picks contest
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Zelda M. Everson
Marlin S. B. Engen
Louis Ronald Steffens
Editorial: Dayton’s reasoning wrong on this issue
Letter: Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
Letter: Misconceptions about wolves
Letter: Conventional wisdom vs. truth
January 1, 2012
Deputies bust party in rural WIllmar, Minn., arrest host for violating county ordinance
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputies cited more than 25 people for underage consumption after busting a house party around 11 p.m. Saturday evening at a Dovre Township home. According to a news release from Sgt. Matthew Akerson, deputies responded to the home, along the...
January 1, 2012 - 2:00pm
January 19, 2011
Renville County commissioners considering social host ordinance
OLIVIA -- Renville County is looking at adopting a social host ordinance to make it more difficult for youths to obtain alcohol. Annie Tepfer, director of the Renville Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drugs, asked the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to consider...
news / region
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
YM Co. adopts social host ordinance
GRANITE FALLS -- Yellow Medicine County has joined the growing ranks of counties and municipalities adopting social host ordinances. The board of commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a social host ordinance at its meeting, according to Ryan Krosch, county administrator....
news / region
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2010
Editorial: New law in N. London will help save lives
The New London City Council took a proactive step Wednesday by approving a social host ordinance. This new ordinance will hold citizens "criminally responsible" for hosting parties on private property that allow underage kids to possess or consume alcohol, whether the adult hosting...
opinion / editorials
September 18, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
NL takes stand against adults who host drink parties for kids
NEW LONDON -- The testimony of 10- and 12-year-old brothers and letters from school administrators and members of Kandiyohi County's Drug Free Communities Coalition helped persuade the New London City Council to get tough on adults who host parties where minors drink alcohol. Following...
news / local
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
New London considers adopting social host ordinance
NEW LONDON -- The New London City Council is considering adopting an ordinance that would hold adults responsible for hosting parties where alcohol is provided to underage individuals. Representatives from New London will be attending a meeting Monday with representatives from Kandiyohi...
news / local
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Prom season is an alert for adults to not provide alcohol to those who are underage
ST. PAUL -- As prom season ramps up for high schools, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding parents, teens and others of the dangers of underage drinking, and the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors. A number of communities, Willmar included, have adopted...
news / local / region
April 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Ordinance holds host accountable for underage drinking
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has approved a "social host'' ordinance that prohibits a person from hosting an event or gathering where alcohol is present and possessed or consumed by persons under 21 years of age. Under the ordinance, a person could be charged with a misdemeanor...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am