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U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Getting a raise by earning A's
Willmar wants to preserve at-grade crossing in final railroad bypass design
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 14, 2015
Letter: Mueske has been a good city leader
Understanding the role of elected officials is critical to ensure proper planning, oversight and delivery. The Willmar City Council members are elected to make major policy decisions and pass budgets. So the basic job of the City Council members and mayor is to find the balance among...
October 14, 2015 - 1:30am
August 11, 2015
Famous L.A. Racing Pigs at Kandiyohi County Fair
Famous L.A. Racing Pigs at Kandiyohi County Fair
August 11, 2015 - 2:47pm
April 1, 2015
Commentary: Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste. It may surprise people outside of his Democratic caucus that many of his colleagues will miss him. But they will. Charismatic he is not. He sometimes stumbles in his choice of words, and utterly fails a series...
April 1, 2015 - 1:00am
December 18, 2013
MNsure promises improvement and looks into extending deadline
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's health insurance marketplace leaders are looking into extending a Monday deadline for buying policies. And MNsure's...
December 18, 2013 - 2:27pm
March 8, 2013
Letter: America needs a leader
Your editorial from March 2 (“Willmar needs a mayor who leads”) was mistitled. It should have read instead, “America needs a president who leads.” Referring back to the Tribune from Feb. 27, there were at least four separate articles supporting the need for that substitution....
March 8, 2013 - 12:24am
November 2, 2012
Letter: Vogel is a leader
The multitude of letters from former or current educators supporting Minnesota House candidate Mary Sawatsky speak loudly. Mary has one-issue, to heighten the high wages and elaborate benefits of fellow educators and public union members. Evident in the various local debates; she...
November 2, 2012 - 12:27am
November 1, 2012
Letter: Sawatzky is proven leader
Minnesota needs a change in the legislature. Mary Sawatzky has a lifetime of leadership experience getting things done in public service. Mary will bring her experience as a great leader and listener to the state of Minnesota. Join us in voting for a proven leader, Mary Sawatzky. Annette...
November 1, 2012 - 12:35am
July 13, 2012
Editorial: Penn State failed in its duties
The extensive internal review of the child sex abuse case at Penn State placed responsibility on the institution's top leaders and football coach for failure to control and sufficiently report. The report, which was released Thursday, was quite complete and to the point.
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
Central Minn. rancher in fatal ATV accident identified
The 66-year-old Leader, Minn., man who died Wednesday following an all-terrain vehicle crash in central Minnesota has been identified as Lowell Judd Hulett. According to a news release from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Hulett was found deceased due to an ATV crash at about...
June 14, 2012 - 3:55pm
June 13, 2012
Rancher dies in ATV accident near Leader, Minn.
A 66-year-old Leader, Minn., rancher has died following an all-terrain vehicle crash in Moose Lake Township in southern Cass County. According to a news release from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, the body of the victim was found at about 3 a.m. Wednesday.
June 13, 2012 - 6:13pm
December 28, 2011
Minn. GOP senators choose Senjem as leader
ROSEVILLE -- Minnesota Senate Republicans promised a fresh start Tuesday night, putting a scandal behind them and spending 11 hours picking Sen....
December 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 27, 2011
Senate Republican have no new majority leader despite meeting since 9 a.m.
Update 5 p.m.
December 27, 2011 - 5:00am
December 17, 2011
Koch resignation follows allegation of improper relationship
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's first female Senate majority leader resigned after fellow senators confronted her with allegations she had an inappropriate...
December 17, 2011 - 12:00am
June 16, 2011
Al-Zawahri succeeds bin Laden as al-Qaida leader
CAIRO (AP) -- Osama bin Laden's longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri, a fiery ideologue who is known for his deep hatred of the West and helped plan...
June 16, 2011 - 10:15am
November 27, 2010
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am