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January 27, 2017
Heitke, Boonstra appointed to EDC Operations Board
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission Joint Powers Board put an end to weeks of controversy Thursday when it appointed Les Heitke to its operations board. He replaces Linda Kacher, whose term ended Dec. 31. City Councilor Shawn Mueske,...
January 27, 2017 - 7:33am
January 13, 2017
Kandiyohi County, Willmar EDC Operations Board 'supports' former member Kacher
WILLMAR — For the first time in its 13-year history, the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission Operations...
January 13, 2017 - 6:00am
January 10, 2017
Willmar mayor's veto of Kacher reappointment stands
WILLMAR — A motion to override Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin's veto of the reappointment of Linda Kacher to a local economic development board...
January 10, 2017 - 6:49am
December 28, 2016
Mayor vetoes recommendation to reappoint Kacher to EDC board
WILLMAR — Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin has vetoed council action Dec. 19 to recommend the reappointment of a member to the Kandiyohi County...
December 28, 2016 - 8:39pm
Willmar mayor vetoes recommendation of Kacher to EDC board
WILLMAR – Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin has vetoed action by the Willmar City Council on Dec. 19 to recommend the Kandiyohi County and City of...
December 28, 2016 - 12:09pm
December 20, 2016
Kacher EDC appointment causes debate at Willmar City Council
WILLMAR – The Willmar City Council erupted into controversy Monday night as members argued over who had the power to appoint to the Kandiyohi...
December 20, 2016 - 9:34pm
November 9, 2016
Schwantes, Asmus, Alvarado elected to Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — It took longer than anyone wanted, but results of the Willmar City Council races were finally released early Wednesday morning and showed decisive victories for Kathy Schwantes, Julie Asmus and Fernando Alvarado. Shawn Mueske retained his seat as well, running unopposed...
November 9, 2016 - 9:11pm
Schwantes defeats Kacher in Willmar Ward 1 race
WILLMAR – Voters in Ward 1 have chosen Kathy Schwantes as their new city council representative. Schwantes had 1,077 votes and Kacher had 558....
November 9, 2016 - 6:01am
October 26, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Voters have a choice on Nov. 8 of Linda Kacher or Kathy Schwantes for the open Ward 1 seat on the Willmar City Council. The winner will replace...
October 26, 2016 - 12:22pm
October 14, 2016
Willmar City Council candidates talk business
WILLMAR — Candidates for the Willmar City Council shared their thoughts and ideas about issues affecting the city and its business community...
October 14, 2016 - 6:03pm
October 11, 2016
Willmar's Ward 1 candidates Kacher and Schwantes both promise change
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of three stories the Tribune will publish about contests for seats on the Willmar City Council....
October 11, 2016 - 6:10pm
December 30, 2015
Letter: Hate speech against Christians
The writer of the letter published Dec. 14 advised us to speak up when hate speech is spewed. So I am speaking up. Against the writer’s hate speech. Her letter begins innocently enough with talk of freedom of speech and worship, things we all believe. Well, apparently not all of...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am
December 10, 2015
EDC board debates staff advocation of tax subsidies
WILLMAR — When Steve Renquist spoke about the merits of a tax abatement for the Minnwest Technology Campus during a Willmar City Council public hearing Monday night, it was understood he was representing the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, where...
December 10, 2015 - 11:21pm
March 28, 2015
Letter: I’m proud of the Wllmar 5
At the Feb. 2 Willmar City Council meeting, Mayor Marv Calvin stated, regarding a conversation he had that morning with the city administrator Charlene Stevens, “She is looking out for her family, that’s what she was doing. She was told that, in her last evaluation, things weren’t...
March 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2014
Letter: Replace DFL office holders
Many people have less interest in the election this year because we do not choose our president. It has been said that the president’s policies are on the ballot this year, which may be why he sent his wife to Minnesota last week to stump for the Democratic candidates. What are...
October 30, 2014 - 10:30am