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Chamber of Commerce backs sales tax before Willmar voters
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Minnesota BEST robotics competition Friday, Saturday at NLS
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An Epic journey
Melissa Heen Peterson
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Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Carroll and Donna Sarsland letter: The best choices for NL-S School Board
Bob and Joanne Thurston latter: Baker is the best voice for his district
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
October 29, 2010
Letter: Yanish will bring new vision
Frank Yanish -- wow -- a successful businessman who is ready to take on the huge challenge of becoming the mayor of the city of Willmar. Frank is a positive, upbeat, ready-for-change person. He sees the good in the city and sees the areas that need change. Frank will work for fixing...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 15, 2010
Letter: Tired of property flooding
Are you tired of stormwater issues? The neighbors of 10th Street and Kandiyohi Avenue are. Let's come together and show the city a united front. The Jorgensons lost their home... who will be next? Why are we allowing the city to continue to use our properties? Why are we allowing...
June 15, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010
Letter: Abide by alcohol laws
This letter is in response to the article in the West Central Tribune on May 11 titled "$1 penalty in alcohol server case is under fire from group." The Kandiyohi County Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Coalition is working to educate the community about the dangers of underage drinking...
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 10, 2010
Bids approved for Hotel Atwater renovation
ATWATER -- After years of debate it appears renovations will begin this year on the historic Hotel Atwater. At its meeting Wednesday, the City...
May 10, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Family Practice nurse practitioner to begin seeing patients in small town
A small town's desire to provide health care for its residents, especially its elders, has resulted in a new relationship with a medical provider...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
January 16, 2010
Alcohol, driving don't mix
Opinion A friendly reminder from the Kandiyohi County ATOD (Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs) Coalition to not drink and drive. Alcohol and driving don't mix, especially with winter road conditions. It's a recipe for disaster. In 2008, Minnesota recorded 163 alcohol-related traffic...
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am
August 22, 2009
Watershed management report update should be funded by council, Storm Water Task Force says
WILLMAR -- The Storm Water Task Force is asking the City Council to fully fund an update of the city's 1998 watershed management report to properly evaluate task force recommendations for solving storm water flooding problems during heavy rains. The city had budgeted $50,000 in 2009...
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
August 11, 2009
At Camille's Closet
WILLMAR -- When Laura Becker opened the doors at Camille's Closet on a warm, sunny morning last week, three customers were already waiting outside. When...
August 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Photographer pleads to taking cash for wedding shots she didn't take
WILLMAR -- A 36-year-old Pennock woman pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser, gross misdemeanor charge of theft for accepting money for taking three couples' wedding photographs and then not showing up or taking photos of the ceremonies. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2008
Republican Convention begins for real
AP Photo/Paul Sancya ST. PAUL - The Republican National Convention turned into a real political convention Tuesday night. It is time to nominate "a real American hero" for president, first lady Laura Bush said of Arizona Sen. John McCain.
September 3, 2008 - 12:00am