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Roosevelt students, staff engaged in food, clothing donation drive
Sex abuse lawsuit filed against New Ulm Diocese; lawyers seeking accused priest names
New Habitat for Humanity location to open March 1
EDC reviews use of reserve funds
Willmar birders to conduct 52nd Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Boys hockey: River Lakes falls to Apollo
Prep skiing: St. Cloud Apollo Invite
Prep gymnastics: Sartell nips Willmar
Boys swimming & diving: Sartell dunks Cardinals
Boys basketball roundup: Litch beats ACGC for 2nd straight win
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Rebranding, renovation gives Rice Home Medical a whole new look
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Torison — Severson
Warm the Children just past halfway point
Ide — Schroeder
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Dorothy "Belle" Hanson
Dorothy M. Olson
Tommie Irvin Brittan
Harriet Clarice Peterson
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
A Minnesotan in China blog: An introduction
His name is Brandon Ferdig. He was born and raised in northern Minnesota. He is sharing his blog "A Minnesotan In China" about the year he lived in that other-worldly land called China. He hopes to help all of us learn a little more about this vast country. Please read AMinnesotanInChina.areavoices.com...
February 13, 2012 - 11:36am
February 8, 2012
Editorial: Chrysler ad was promoting America
Critics of Chrysler's "Halftime in America" commercial during the Super Bowl Sunday need to grow up a little bit, cut the partisan baloney and...
February 8, 2012 - 7:30am
October 17, 2011
Juarez gets life without parole for sexual assault in Willmar, Minn., alley
WILLMAR -- Jose Santoya Juarez, 52, of Willmar, was sentenced this afternoon to life in prison without the possibility of parole, for sexually assaulting a woman last summer in an alley near the Willmar Eagles Club. The sentence, on a second-degree criminal sexual conduct charge,...
news / life
October 17, 2011 - 4:16pm
September 28, 2011
Even better than hole-in-one
A hole-in-one is pretty good. A hole-in-one that nets you $10,000? It couldn't have gotten much better for Brianna Pillatzki of Madison last weekend. Pillatzki aced the Madison Country Club's 150-yard, par-3 No. 6 on Saturday. She had the good fortune of it coming during a last-chance...
September 28, 2011 - 1:03am
December 31, 2010
Clara City man gets stayed prison, jail, probation for sex crime
MONTEVIDEO -- Cheyenne Clay Johnson, 43, of Clara City, was sentenced Tuesday to 36 months in prison, which was stayed, 189 days in the county jail, a $500 fine and 10 years of probation on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a girl in August. Johnson was...
news / region
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
Renville man faces charges for driving drunk, crashing with four kids in car
WILLMAR -- A 33-year-old Renville man faces two gross misdemeanor charges for allegedly drinking and driving with four children in his vehicle and then crashing the car early Sunday morning. Jose Torres Flores made his first appearance Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on...
news / local
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Cartoon by Clay Jones
opinion / cartoons
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Weiler gets ace at Eagle Creek in Willmar
Chuck Weiler of Willmar shot a hole-in-one Wednesday at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar. Weiler used a 6-iron into a stiff breeze to ace the 163-yard 16th hole. It was the fourth hole-in-one of Weiler's career.
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Charges for woman in cop chase
WILLMAR -- The Spicer woman whose vehicle ended up in a pond this week made her first court appearance Thursday on related charges. Lorraine...
news / local
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
June 28, 2010
Wolfe notches ace at Little Crow CC
Rick Wolfe shot a hole-in-one Friday at Little Crow County Club in Spicer. Crowe used a pitching wedge to get his ace on the 134-yard No. 5 (Pines) hole.
June 28, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
Man faces felony charges for shooting firearm in the city
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old Willmar man made his first appearance Thursday on two felony charges for discharging a firearm in the city for allegedly shooting a .22-caliber rifle at a rabbit. The bullet penetrated the exterior and interior wa-lls of a nearby home. Jeremy Allen Amundson...
news / local
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Reward in Iowa case of cat with nail in head
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A reward is being offered in the case of a cat with a 3-inch nail driven into its head. The female calico named "Grace" was found last week in Sioux City, and under went a successful operation to remove the nail. The Humane Society of the United States, the Siouxland...
news / nation
May 26, 2010 - 11:51am
Clara City man faces felony for running from law on motorcycle
WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Clara City man made his first appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Unconditional bail was set at $5,000 for Daniel Aaron Ammermann. Conditional release was allowed on his person recognizance. His next appearance...
news / local
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Eagle Creek GC reports two aces
Doug Allen and Scott Carruthers both recorded holes-in-one recently at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar. Allen got the first ace of the season at Eagle Creek last week on No. 6 with a 6-iron from 156 yards away. With a strong wind at his back, Carruthers used a 9-iron to ace No....
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 18, 2010
Grounded in Europe: Tell us your story
If you or someone you know is grounded in Europe due to the Iceland volcano ash fallout, tell the story to the West Central Tribune. A volcano erupted under a glacier in Iceland Wednesday sending a huge plume of ash over the Britain, Ireland and parts of Europe. The ash is a treat...
news / local / region
April 18, 2010 - 10:46am