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Bruce Jaeger flies into hall of fame
With big project on tap at Robbins Island, time to focus on water quality in Willmar's chain of lakes
Benson could lose biomass power plant: Xcel seeks to purchase, close plant
Records published April 29
Measles outbreak at 32, with Somali-Minnesota children hit hard
Wall's 42 points help Wizards finish off Hawks
Speedy Vikings draft pick comes with baggage.
Softball: NOlivia strikes again for NLS
Twins send Royals to eighth straight loss
Baseball: Bangen gem leads Willmar to win
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Harriet "Leona" Madison
Karen J. Edwards-Ulanowski
Marcie I. Garner Stone
Marion LaVerne Haug
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
December 18, 2008
Pizza company owned by local family expands across the Midwest
WILLMAR -- Jim Gordon greets customers about six times a year while standing behind the counter of a Willmar pizza joint, the relentless aroma...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
$5B deficit creates chance for change in county-state government relationship
WILLMAR -- The $5 billion state deficit is not only a "big honking number," according to Kandiyohi County Commissioner Harlan Madsen, but it also represents an opportunity to change how the state and counties do business with each other and the public. "It gives us the opportunity...
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
No action is taken on Westwind mortgage by officials
WILLMAR -- The developer of Westwind Estates is asking the City Council to approve a $350,000 mortgage and promissory note for the affordable housing project in southwest Willmar. Money for the mortgage came from a $350,000 grant the city re-ceived ea- rlier in the year from the...
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
Weflen -- Jansen
Emily Weflen and Jim Jansen Jr. were united in marriage Sept. 27 at Bethel University Seminary chapel in Roseville. The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Beverly Weflen of Willmar. The groom is the son of Jim and Theresa Jansen of Little Canada. Maid of honor wasJennifer Weflen,...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Incumbent Dokken easily fends of challenge to win election to third term
WILLMAR -- Incumbent Jim Dokken easily defeated challenger Susana Hunnicutt for the four-year term from Ward 4 on the Willmar City Council in Tuesday's general election. Unofficial returns showed Dokken received 1,345 to 549 for Hunnicutt with all three of the ward's precincts reporting...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Letter: Vote no, yes and yes
Know "no" and "yes, yes." Voters will face questions on two topics on Tuesday, one regarding a constitutional amendment for the state, and one regarding support for Willmar schools. The constitutional amendment seeks to add a sale tax to increase spending for the environment. I urge...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Our legacy of 10,000 lakes
I note with interest the concern and comments about the upcoming amendment to the state constitution to allocate certain monies from an addition to our sales tax for improvement and protection, among other things, of our lakes, streams and natural areas. I know most Minnesotans are...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Editorial: No endorsement in city's Ward 4
Willmar Ward 4 voters face the choice of incumbent Jim Dokken or challenger Susana Hunnicutt. This Willmar City Council race will be a decision about an obstructionist council member or a newcomer candidate. We cannot see a clear decision in this race. Dokken has owned his own business...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
Gardner says objective criteria is a must when council facing land use issues
WILLMAR -- City Council decisions about land use are extremely important if judged simply by contention or controversy, says Steve Gardner, who's...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
Editorial: Hosch is our choice in Dist. 14B
House District 14B is a race between Republican-endorsed Jim Stauber of Cold Spring and DFL-incumbent Larry Hosch of St. Joseph. District 14B covers the central portion of Stearns County, including Paynesville. A first-time candidate, Stauber's only experience is an appointment...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Biosciences center slated for Willmar's Minnwest campus
WILLMAR - A $2.5 million bioscience research laboratory and business development center is being launched on the MinnWest Technology Campus,...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
Benson Police helping at GOP convention
BENSON -- Members of the Benson Police Department will assist the St. Paul Police Department during the four-day Republican National Convention at St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center. "We're happy to help our brothers and sisters in blue who need help," Benson Police Chief Jim Crace said....
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am