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Two candidates vie Kandiyohi County Board seat
In historically rare move, Forum Communications Co. doesn't endorse Republican candidate for president
AT&T purchase of Time Warner calls for scrutiny
Trump's son says father will accept outcome if it's fair election
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
WCT daily sports schedule
Wentz, defense carry Eagles to win over Vikings
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Arlene D. Rudy
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Marlene M. Heipler
Kathleen H. Diederich
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
October 20, 2016
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
As a small boy in Somalia, Nadir witnessed his aunt being murdered while she was praying. His family moved to Willmar 10 years ago, and he loves...
October 20, 2016 - 5:00am
September 15, 2016
Cepeda: The myth of immigrants and crime
CHICAGO—Depending on the mood of the country, immigrants are either welcome additions to a melting pot that always needs youth, or they're...
September 15, 2016 - 7:38pm
August 9, 2016
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
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August 9, 2016 - 1:48pm
April 20, 2016
Cartoon by Steve Benson
April 20, 2016 - 12:05am
January 27, 2016
Letter: Challenge rumors, seek the facts
Thank your for your insightful editorial on Jan. 21 regarding our Muslim neighbors in the Willmar community. We winter in California and we even had received an email with that biased piece that you referred to in your editorial out here. We responded back to the sender by stating...
January 27, 2016 - 3:00am
December 19, 2015
Editorial: Willmar is working for the latest immigrants
Muslims in Willmar are reporting that life in our fair city has remained peaceful and free of any significant harassment for them. That is a good thing. We hope it continues. Since the recent terror attack in San Bernardino that killed 14 people, harassment of Muslims and...
December 19, 2015 - 1:00am
August 6, 2015
Letter: Letter writer was hypocritical
In the July 31 West Central Tribune, Benjamin Larson’s scolding of Patricia Carter Harding over her July 30 letter to the editor — which was spot on, in my opinion — piques my interest. He tells of two of his friends in the refugee and immigrant communities who are both industrious...
August 6, 2015 - 4:00am
August 1, 2015
Letter: Get to know your Willmar neighbors
This letter is in response to “The end of the American experiment” letter to the editor that was published on July 30 and written by Patricia Carter Harding. Patricia, I want to address your xenophobic, slanderous letter. There are many aspects that are just outright wrong,...
August 1, 2015 - 1:00am
July 30, 2015
Immigrants’ way to Willmar varies
WILLMAR — The trio of immigrants came to Willmar in different ways, whether fleeing civil war or leaving a life without promise. They moved...
July 30, 2015 - 11:41pm
May 18, 2015
Commentary: The Halperin-Cruz teaching moment
SAN DIEGO—Latinos, especially immigrants, are well-known for doing other people's chores for them—cutting their lawns, cleaning their homes, cooking their food. So it was refreshing to see Mark Halperin step forward recently to do a couple of things for us. First,...
May 18, 2015 - 12:43am
April 24, 2015
Letter: Reach out to immigrants
As I listened to the various morning services Sunday on the AM channels like 1290, 1340, 1410 and 1490, a thought dawned on me. We have many new immigrants now living in our area - immigrants placed here quietly by agencies who did not give us a forewarning of what was about...
April 24, 2015 - 4:30am
April 7, 2015
Letter: Don't believe license supporters
On March 25, Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin, Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt and Rep.
April 7, 2015 - 4:16am
January 28, 2015
Jobs, schools draw Micronesians to western Minnesota
LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY — Thanks to Pacific Ocean breezes, temperatures on the islands of Micronesia do not fall below 70 degrees or rise above...
January 28, 2015 - 11:15pm
December 22, 2014
2014 Letter: Bob Enos has extreme views
First off, for Bob Enos to arrive in Willmar in 2008 and to think he knows the inhabitants and the culture of Willmar is absurd. To write a whole website of propaganda is a step backwards for our community; to even think the Willmar community (or any community) can even think to elect...
December 22, 2014 - 10:00am
July 1, 2014
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
July 1, 2014 - 6:00am