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December 22, 2012
Letter: Mayor needs to try harder
Recent letters showed the true reflection of Mayor Frank Yanish and his followers. Yes, I met Mayor Yanish. Yes, I am new to this beautiful country of ours and yes, Willmar is my home. That doesn’t mean I care less about our community growth. That doesn’t mean I don’t pay my...
December 22, 2012 - 1:00am
December 4, 2012
Cartoon: An example of our mayoral leadership?
December 4, 2012 - 9:37pm
Group’s concerns hit home with Willmar, Minn., City Council
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council took the advice of a citizens group concerned about city governance and voted to commit to doing an organizational...
December 4, 2012 - 1:16am
December 3, 2012
Letter: The importance of diversity
Mind my frustrations, everybody, but I moved to Willmar in 2004 when this city was experiencing a huge growth economically and socially, especially with the growing number of people coming to Willmar from different countries.
December 3, 2012 - 8:34am
November 19, 2012
Lake Lillian council to appoint mayor
LAKE LILLIAN -- The Lake Lillian City Council will appoint a new mayor in January, after the recipient of the most write-in votes declined the job. City Council member Ken Wittman did not seek the mayor's post, but received the most write-in votes with 13 in the Nov. 6 election. Council...
November 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2012
Willmar, Minn., mayor seeks collaboration as he looks at new ways to do business
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
No decision on Lake Lillian, Minn., mayor
LAKE LILLIAN -- Lake Lillian City Clerk Susan Jungclaus said Thursday that Kenneth Wittman has not decided whether he will accept or decline the job as the town's mayor. Wittman, one of four council members, was elected mayor and was the top vote-getter with 13 write-in votes. Wittman...
November 9, 2012 - 12:00am
November 8, 2012
Lake Lillian, Minn., voters await word on next mayor
LAKE LILLIAN -- The next mayor of Lake Lillian could be Kenneth Wittman, if he accepts the job. With no candidates filing for the mayor's position, Wittman was the top vote-getter with 13 write-in votes. Wittman had not sought the office, and told the city he was undecided about...
November 8, 2012 - 12:00am
October 30, 2012
Letter: Willmar has progress
In the midst of what some refer to as negative publicity I want to say "thank you" to the West Central Tribune for the almost complete coverage of city affairs. Viewing matters from my perspective, I urge Willmarites to look at the facts and you will be able to feel better.
October 30, 2012 - 1:49am
September 26, 2012
Book bugs: Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
New Plateaus blog: What's an attachment to the Vikings worth?
April 25, 2012 - 8:27am
November 9, 2011
Benson, Minn., voters return mayor, elect two to council
WILLMAR -- In the city of Benson, Paul Kittelson ran unopposed and was re-elected as the city's mayor Tuesday. The unofficial results from the Secretary of State's office showed Kittelson received 665 votes. Two candidates, Sue Fitz and Michael Fugleberg, were elected to the Benson...
November 9, 2011 - 12:24pm
May 5, 2011
Letter: Too much fear of controversy
Innocent until... I was disappointed that Greg Mortenson was judged guilty based on a TV news report and his mother, Jerene Mortenson, was disinvited from being the speaker at the Willmar mayor's prayer breakfast. Fear of controversy has denied us the opportunity to hear the other...
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
May 4, 2011
Letter: Charity's work should go on
I was sorry to see that Jerene Mortenson, mother of Greg Mortenson, was canceled as our speaker for the mayor's prayer breakfast. I respect the mayor's decision to cancel, but I don't agree with it. We would have benefited from hearing about that "Fourth Cup of Tea," and perhaps...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Willmar mayor cancels speaker after '60 Minutes' report on her son
WILLMAR -- Willmar Mayor Frank Yanish said he has canceled the appearance of Jerene Mortenson, Ph.D., as speaker for the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. Yanish said Tuesday he has confirmed three alternate speakers for the breakfast, which is scheduled for 6:15 to 8 a.m. May 12 at the Willmar...
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am