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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 15, 2016
Letter: Our political tragedy of errors
If Shakespeare were alive today and he saw who was running for President, he could write a sequel to his "Comedy of Errors." But this time, he would probably call it "Tragedy of Errors." Kent Syverson Willmar
July 15, 2016 - 2:00am
May 26, 2016
Letter: Can the Vikings really win it all?
Recently, Adrian Peterson made a bold statement: “The Vikings can win it all.” Now, where have we heard that before? The problem with statements like these is that they seldom come true. Before the Twins season began, there was praise for the team, especially the pitching staff....
May 26, 2016 - 6:00am
March 24, 2016
LETTER: Streets named after teams?
Recently the Vikings had been trying to get a section of a street that runs by their stadium renamed “Vikings Way.” Since the Twins have...
March 24, 2016 - 12:29am
March 3, 2016
Letter: Another idea for Highway 12
Recently, we were introduced to another plan for the proposed railroad wye: reroute Highway 12 a little further south. That would make the...
March 3, 2016 - 2:00am
February 18, 2016
Letter:Safe drinking water in Minnesota
This topic is already an old one, and I should have written about it days ago. Because of circumstances beyond my control, I had to wait until now. It is too important to ignore. The water in Flint, Mich., has drawn a lot of attention. Gov. Dayton has since addressed the issue,...
February 18, 2016 - 3:00am
October 6, 2015
Letter: Do we really need another stadium?
I really thought we were done with stadium issues. TCF Bank Stadium opened in 2009. Target Field opened in 2010. The new Vikings stadium, which will be called US Bank Stadium, is currently under construction and scheduled to open next year. That should be the end of all of this,...
October 6, 2015 - 1:00am
August 19, 2015
Letter: How is downtown really doing?
Once again, Willmar is considering a downtown revitalization plan. Many of us remember when the downtown area was reconstructed back in the early 1980s. The streets and sidewalks were rebuilt, new streetlights put up, trees planted, and some buildings even had new entrances put on....
August 19, 2015 - 2:00am
October 21, 2014
Letter: Be sure to vote on Nov. 4
By the time this gets into print, we will be just a few days away from Election Day. Many people are looking forward to the end of the campaign ads. But how many people are looking forward to voting? We need to remember that many of our ancestors worked hard to give us the...
October 21, 2014 - 12:00am
December 17, 2013
Letter: Ella Avenue needs guard rails
Recently I read the letter to the editor about the need for guard rails along Ella Avenue. I’m all for that idea. Last January, I was on my way to work when my car made an unscheduled U-turn. Fortunately, the small trees prevented my car from going into the lake. Also fortunately,...
December 17, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2013
Letter: After 50 years, still questions
This November will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Kennedy. Even after all this time, people are still asking questions like, “Was Lee Harvey Oswald the lone gunman, or was there a second one?” Recently, a new theory emerged: A Secret Service agent near...
August 7, 2013 - 1:00am