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J.C. Penney to shut 130 to 140 stores
Records published Feb. 24
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
January 27, 2017
Yellow Medicine County supports broadband study for unserved areas
GRANITE FALLS — Concerned that rural areas of the county could be left behind, the Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners informally expressed interest this week in being part of a six-county broadband feasibility study. "If we drop this thing, guys, we're going to be...
January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
November 10, 2012
Open house slated for Monday at Lincoln Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The former Lincoln Elementary School will be open from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Monday for former students and community members who would like...
November 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 18, 2012
Buyer found for former Lincoln school building in Willmar, Minn.
October 18, 2012 - 12:00am
October 9, 2012
Offers for Willmar, Minn., school building may prevent its demolition
WILLMAR -- The threat to tear down Lincoln Elementary School appears to have spurred some interest among potential buyers. The Willmar School...
October 9, 2012 - 12:00am
September 20, 2012
Lincoln school building in Willmar, Minn., may be demolished
WILLMAR -- After generating little interest in three years on the market, the former Lincoln Elementary School in Willmar may be nearing its...
September 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2012
Library exhibit in Willmar, Minn., invites discussion on Lincoln, Civil War
The Gettysburg Address is less than 300 words in length. It can be recited in under two minutes. But Abraham Lincoln was wrong when he said in...
January 12, 2012 - 12:15am
Pavement marking project in southwestern Minnesota begins May 16
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists that they may encounter brief delays as installation of ground-in pavement markings begins May 16 in Kandiyohi, Lincoln, Lyon, Pipestone, and Renville counties: Highway 23--Pipestone to Marshall Highway 71--Highway...
May 12, 2011 - 11:41am
October 27, 2010
District 20A: Backer believes healthy jobs climate is key for state
GRACEVILLE -- Jay Backer wants to pack twice the punch in St. Paul. Backer and his twin brother, Jeff, are both campaigning for the state Legislature....
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 7, 2010
Web update: Girl loses appeal in federal suit claiming mistreatment by Willmar teacher
WILLMAR -- A federal appeals court has said a child and her mother did not have standing to sue the Willmar School District over alleged mistreatment by a special education teacher. Because Jackie Nelson filed a claim after she had transferred her child to another district, she no...
January 7, 2010 - 11:56am
Blowing snow makes for hazardous driving conditions in SW Minn.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists not to travel unnecessarily in Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Redwood, Pipestone, and Yellow Medicine counties, due to high winds and blowing snow causing near zero visibility. No other road closures are...
January 7, 2010 - 10:34am
December 18, 2009
The big move
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2009
Yellow Medicine County tables plan that looks at merging family services with its nearby counties
GRANITE FALLS -- The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners tabled a proposal Tuesday to study the possibility of joining its family services operations with those of Lincoln, Lyon and Murray counties. The commissioners indicated they wanted to leave open the possibility of...
November 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Letter: More memories of Lincoln
Earlier this summer the Tribune ran an article regarding the planned closing of the Lincoln grade school. Doug Mossberg, a member of the first-grade class of 1934, responded with a letter to this forum sharing his memories of the school. Because I too had been a member of that class,...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 2, 2009
Letter: Are we losing a legacy?
What do Presidents Jefferson, Washington, and Lincoln have in common? Starting next year, no children from Willmar will attend school in buildings named after them. As we raise a new generation of Americans, we leave behind the names of these leaders of freedom, democracy, and unity....
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am