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New Queen of Snows is first African-American woman to hold the Winter Carnival title in 129 years
Highway 23 four-lane to be discussed at open house Tuesday in Hawick
Morris physician practicing under conditional license after unauthorized prescriptions, fraudulent billing discovered
Willmar school officials consider a change in start times next year
Willmar native begins his work as first full-time chairman of Met Council
Hawks outlast Wolves to win 16th straight
Gymnastics: Mottinger, Thompson help Cardinals place 6th at Class A True Team meet
Boys Basketball: Worthington rallies past Cardinals
Men's Basketball: Coach K collects 1,000th career win
Twins, Duensing agree to 1-year deal
Live blog: Golden Globe Awards tonight via Wctrib.com
‘Birdman’ wins top honor from actors in march toward Oscars
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' lead Oscar nominations
Believe it or not: A tree felled in Madison, Minnesota, can land in Florida
After slogging through a mammoth roster of fabulous tunes, the Tribune’s musical misfits are back with their songs of the year list
Forum Communications names Ronquist publisher of Duluth News Tribune
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
Lillian T. Meder
Marian M. Shipton
Lois Mae Harms
Huseby — Schwaegerl
Arends — Fettig
Tanico — Gunvalson
Brink — Kubesh
Stai — Schoer
Midwest Opinion: The nickname key: What’s best for UND?
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
Midwest Opinion: Affront to common sense to regulate Duluth’s seed library as dealer
Midwest Opinion: DNR finds retention alone can’t provide flood protection in Fargo-Moorhead
Letter: Why we must preserve the Martin Luther King holiday
Yellow Medicine County to continue coyote bounty
news / region
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 22, 2012
Quist Wealth Management has new location in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Ken Quist of Quist Wealth Management has moved to a new location at 1001 First St. S., Suite B, (Tiffany Square) in Willmar. He can be reached at 320-262-5160. Quist has been a financial adviser in Willmar for about 10 years. He is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Lori Brown is Quist office administrator in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Lori Brown has joined Quist Wealth Management as office administrator. She is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar High School. She resides in Willmar with her husband, Mike, and their three children. Brown's responsibilities will include daily office management,...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
DNR hopes to acquire land adjacent to Vicksburg Park
OLIVIA -- Recreational opportunities in the area of Vicksburg County Park on the Minnesota River could soon be expanded. The Minnesota Department...
news / region
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 6, 2011
Areavoices.com: Seven practical tips for saving money
Living without a savings account is tantamount to a trapeze artist flying without a safety net. A recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling's...
December 6, 2011 - 9:07am
July 19, 2011
Minn. group promotes development of property owners, managers
WILLMAR -- Jodi VandeSteeg has been in the field of property management for four months.
July 19, 2011 - 12:00am
Minnesota Opinion - On consistency needed for lake management:
An excerpt from recent Minnesota editorials: By The Associated Press On consistency needed for lake management: Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 Lakes and almost as many different opinions on how to manage them. Balancing private property rights with the need for environmental...
opinion / commentary
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 3, 2010
Data show top-performing farmers characterized by attitudes, goals
ST. PAUL -- Farmers, lenders, educators and many others in agriculture have a long history of wondering why some farmers perform better than others. Since conditions vary over time, we need to keep asking the question in order to have the best answers. A University of Minnesota Extension...
July 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Managed sanctuary being looked at as part of strategy to improve waterfowl hunting
APPLETON -- Waterfowl enthusiasts in the state were all ears when the news was announced at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource's Stakeholders Reunion on Jan.
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
Meeker County receives grant for warning sirens, to be placed on lakes
LITCHFIELD -- A grant received by the Meeker County Sheriff's office will be used to fund two outdoor warning sirens that will be placed on Lake Minnie Belle and Star Lake. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the $39,550 grant was received from the federal Homeland...
news / region
December 1, 2009 - 10:01am
July 22, 2009
Emergency personnel praised for response to EF-1 twister
WILLMAR -- Lessons learned in the 2008 twister that hit Willmar helped county emergency management personnel handle the tornado that skipped in and over Spicer last week. "I hate to say this, but we have some experience with the tornado last year," Don Ericson, Kandiyohi County Emergency...
news / local
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 15, 2009
County official: Tornado confirmed in Spicer
SPICER - Local officials said this morning that the storm that hit Spicer yesterday was a tornado. Kandiyohi County Emergency Management Deputy Director Kim Lindahl said spotters confirmed the presence of a tornado at 4:42 p.m. that started west of County Road 9 in the Twin Lakes...
news / local
July 15, 2009 - 8:45am
June 13, 2009
Many farms must get larger to support today's farm families
Our grandparents may have been able to make a good living on a farm of 80 to 160 acres with some livestock. However, the economics of today's agriculture has changed drastically and has become more volatile. This has necessitated changes in what today's farm looks like. As input...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
May 2, 2009
Ridgewater to close small business management program
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College will close its small business management program next year. The college announced the cut on Friday. The cutback is the result of projected state budget cuts to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system over the next two years, according to...
news / local / region / Ridgewater / business
May 2, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
City Council approves part-time management for Willmar airport
WILLMAR - The Willmar City council has approved a private business manager to serve as a part-time on-site airport manager. City staff have have negotiated a management agreement with Brian Negen, president of Willmar Air Service, to serve in as the part-time airport manager. Negen...
April 8, 2009 - 6:26am