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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
February 13, 2013
Willmar, Minn., elementary reading scores showing improvement
WILLMAR — Willmar’s elementary students have improved their reading skills in the first half of the school year, and in some cases the improvement has been dramatic. The Willmar School Board received a mid-year report this week. Literacy coaches from both elementary schools were...
February 13, 2013 - 10:53pm
July 26, 2012
Home Improvement blog: Ask the right questions before hiring a contractor
July 26, 2012 - 9:21am
June 25, 2012
Home Improvement blog: 2012 home improvement trends
June 25, 2012 - 8:55am
Willmar teachers working on school improvement plans
WILLMAR -- Teams of elementary teachers have been meeting this month and will continue working through July to help develop improvement plans...
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Home Improvement blog: Avoid these home improvement mistakes
May 30, 2012 - 8:53am
March 9, 2012
Home Improvement blog: Home improvement projects that pay off
Most homeowners have a wish list of improvements they'd like to see done to their home. Deciding which project is a priority often comes down...
March 9, 2012 - 8:09am
January 4, 2011
Diversification allows regional family seed company to continue to see growth
MURDOCK -- The farm fields north of Murdock lie fallow and snow-covered, but the winter scene is anything but quiet. There's a drum beat of hammers at the Falk Seed Farm, where a warehouse and adjoining loading dock are under construction. By spring, the site, which is about the...
January 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
NLS takes look at its AYP plans, report on audit, too
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday reviewed district and site improvement plans required by No Child Left Behind. Both plans are required because the district and Prairie Woods Elementary School are not making adequate yearly progress toward having 100 percent...
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 12, 2010
When moms get angry ... school lunches get a whole lot more nutritious
MONTEVIDEO -- A childhood obesity epidemic has many fearing this generation of children will have a shorter lifespan than their parents or grandparents. A lack of physical activity is one of the causes, but the biggest culprit is a diet high in calories and low in nutrition. A growing...
April 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Funds to help water treatment projects in area
ST. PAUL -- Three area communities are among those receiving grant and low-interest loan funds from the state and federal governments to help with the costs of improvements to their water treatment and distribution systems. Bird Island, Cosmos and Redwood Falls were notified that...
December 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Funding will allow for Granite Falls levee improvements
GRANITE FALLS -- Granite Falls will be able to launch phase one of a two-phase project to improve its main flood levee. City Council members...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Fall Home Improvement
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 1, 2008
Council OKs street plans, but Westwind contention continues ron christianson steve gardner planny commission gary peterson
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council in a special meeting Monday evening unanimously approved the 2008 street improvement program, minus new streets and street lights for the controversial Westwind Estates housing development in southwest Willmar, and minus preliminary engineering...
April 1, 2008 - 12:00am
March 4, 2008
Council vote throws street improvements in doubt
WILLMAR -- The city's proposed 2008 street improvements were thrown into doubt Monday night when the City Council failed to muster the seven votes needed to approve the improvements because a low-income housing project that three council members oppose is on the list. The vote so...
March 4, 2008 - 12:00am