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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
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
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
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
March 16, 2016
Midwest Opinion: Pres. Obama opening to Cuba is a welcome step
President Barack Obama’s historic opening to Cuba is being welcomed by congressional Democrats and Republicans, despite demonstrably foolish...
March 16, 2016 - 3:00am
Video: Wye 2 U.S. Senators came to Willmar Friday
U.S. Senators Klobuchar and Franken were in Willmar Nov. 13 for the formal announcement of the $10 million TIGER Grant for the Willmar wye that...
November 16, 2015 - 9:37am
October 27, 2015
It’s official: Feds OK $10 million for Willmar wye project
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, and Seventh District Rep. Collin Peterson Tuesday announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant...
October 27, 2015 - 3:32pm
August 18, 2015
Upping area’s game: Klobuchar says time is right to expand broadband in rural Minnesota
WILLMAR — If there was any doubt that there’s a need for improved broadband Internet service in Kandiyohi County, it was washed away Tuesday...
August 18, 2015 - 11:03pm
Video: Sen. Klobuchar hears needs for broadband during Willmar visit
Sen. Amy Klobuchar was in Willmar Tuesday to listen to people’s needs for improved broadband internet service in rural Minnesota, including...
August 18, 2015 - 3:50pm
June 17, 2015
Klobuchar orders in
OLIVIA — Thanks to U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Master’s Coffee Shop and Bakery in Olivia will get its first taste of overnight shipping. Klobuchar’s assistant called the shop and ordered 50 assorted pastries for a constituent meeting in Washington, D.C., according to shop owner...
June 17, 2015 - 11:19pm
May 21, 2015
Klobuchar to visit veterans in Olivia
OLIVIA – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Olivia Monday to meet veterans and discuss issues of importance to them. She will be at the American Legion Club in Olivia at 3:30 p.m. Monday. All veterans are encouraged to attend and meet with the senator during this Memorial Day...
May 21, 2015 - 11:25pm
April 27, 2015
Video: Sen. Klobuchar says federal funding for avian influenza is a priority
Sen. Amy Klobuchar was in Litchfield Monday morning to meet with poultry producers and processors about the avian influenza. Klobuchar said emergency...
April 27, 2015 - 5:26pm
April 13, 2015
Midwest Opinion: Franken, Klobuchar should join swing Democrats on Iran bill
President Barack Obama would do America a great service if he were to show the courage of his convictions, and seek Congress' approval of his nuclear agreement with Iran. And Minnesota's senators would do the president a great service if they were to help persuade him to make...
April 13, 2015 - 5:14am
October 17, 2013
Most in Washington are hopeful deal will lead to better results down road
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer summed up the past few weeks of federal political debates, including a 16-day government shutdown, like many...
October 17, 2013 - 11:42pm
May 14, 2013
Sen. Klobuchar’s staff will meet with veterans Wednesday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR – Veterans outreach staff from Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s office will be in Willmar tomorrow morning to kick-off a two-week tour to highlight resources available to veterans and their families. Klobuchar’s staff will meet with local veterans’ affairs officials and members...
May 14, 2013 - 2:19pm
November 7, 2012
Klobuchar in easy win; 2 House races tight
ST. PAUL -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar breezed to an easy re-election victory Tuesday and most U.S. House members from Minnesota won. However, House races with Republican Reps. Chip Cravaack and Michele Bachmann remained close late Tuesday. Winning U.S. Representatives included...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 2, 2012
Letter: The true cost of Obamacare
Amy Klobuchar hasn't engaged in substantial debates and thus remains below the radar. Personally, I couldn't vote for her for many reasons, but let's examine Obamacare. If you believe Obamacare is worth risking 1/6th of our economy, and our religious freedoms, then humor me. I have...
November 2, 2012 - 12:32am
October 20, 2012
Editorial: Klobuchar deserves 2nd term in Senate
Our U.S. Senate race features the incumbent U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL, challenged by first-term legislator Kurt Bills, R-Rosemount. It is a classic political mismatch as most Republican candidates passed on going up against Klobuchar, a very popular first-term senator. Klobuchar,...
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
November opponents Klobuchar, Bills hold little back during fiery debate at State Fair
FALCON HEIGHTS -- Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills shared broad smiles and agreed it was hot. But then the two U.S. Senate candidates took to a Minnesota...
August 31, 2012 - 12:00am