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Ridgewater to host health fairs March 25 in Hutchinson and March 26 in Willmar
Rescuers search site of NY building collapse; seven dead
Willmar wind turbine resumes operation
U.S. retail sales rebound from winter chill, jobless claims fall
Woman arrested in Red Lake councilman's shooting death
Class A Basketball: BBE blows out Park Christian
Boys basketball: Willmar native Swansson ends 35-year career as Woodbury coach
Boys basketball: ACGC to try and slow down R-P
Boys basketball: BBE heads to state as top seed
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Merlin William Rau
Myrtle I. Grace
Kenneth "Ken" L. Johnson
Geraldine "Gerry" Aamot
Letter: Calvin’s qualified to be mayor
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
December 16, 2012
Legislative priorities for Minn. Chamber of Commerce
The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce will focus on six top legislative priorities at the State Capitol in 2013. Education and workforce Strengthen the education and workforce development systems: * Ensure that all high school graduates have practical and academic skills to enter postsecondary...
news / state
December 16, 2012 - 11:48pm
Minnesota and Willmar Chambers of Commerce encouraged by Dems’ desire to work with business community
WILLMAR — A spokesman for Minnesota’s largest business advocacy organization is encouraged by Democratic leaders who say they want to work with the business community on policies that create private-sector jobs. “Our message is we really are encouraged by what we’re hearing...
news / local
December 16, 2012 - 11:46pm
September 20, 2012
Pawlenty leaves Romney, lands lobbying gig
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov.
September 20, 2012 - 10:59am
February 5, 2010
EDC votes to hire lobbyist for veterans home project
WILLMAR -- On a 5-1 vote, the governing board of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission hired a lobbyist Thursday to help secure legislative funding this year for a veterans home in Willmar. The board's pick: former state senator Dean Elton Johnson...
news / local
February 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 29, 2010
Vote on lobbyist is moved back by the EDC
WILLMAR -- No super majority, no vote. A decision by the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission on hiring a lobbyist for the upcoming legislative session has been put off until next week, after the EDC joint powers board fell short Thursday of the super...
news / local
January 29, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Editorial: Lobbying plan for vet home needs OK
The Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Commission operating board recently voted 2-3 against recommending a lobbying effort for the proposed veterans' nursing home and mental health care facility in Willmar. The operating board's decision was a penny-wise and pound-foolish...
opinion / editorials
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
January 21, 2010
Letter: Ninety years of advocacy
Lobbying vs. advocacy... What is the difference? There is no difference and our system of government encourages it. Citizenship is more than voting. It is holding those elected, accountable. Unfortunately, when large sums of money, perks and other influences are added to it, it gets...
opinion / letters
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am