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Trump says 'nothing funny' about 'Saturday Night Live' mockery
Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
Trump fills homeland security, environment, China ambassador jobs
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
KMS Marching Saints join mass band, choir at Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary
Willmar WarHawks respond in force to Kennedy Elementary second grader's letter
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
Former Minneapolis Mayor Rybak leaves hospital
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak left the hospital Tuesday, three days after a severe heart attack. He went through two angioplasties, with the insertion of six stents, while in the hospital. Rybak, who left office last week after opting not to seek another...
January 8, 2014 - 11:30am
January 7, 2014
New mayor Hodges wants more for Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Newly elected Mayor Betsy Hodges on Monday said she wants Minneapolis to be “more than just a great city.” “That is our call, Minneapolis,” Hodges said during her inaugural address, “to be more than just a great city, to be a new city: shining as a beacon...
January 7, 2014 - 9:30am
December 20, 2013
Gary Revier, thrice mayor of Redwood, dies at age 67
REDWOOD FALLS — Redwood Falls Mayor Gary Revier died unexpectedly Friday morning in his home. KLGR Radio in Redwood Falls reported the death. Revier had turned 67 on Wednesday. He was a graduate of Redwood Falls High School and a well-known businessman in the town. He had been...
December 20, 2013 - 11:08pm
December 4, 2013
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
For those of you who don’t know Frank Yanish, then it is time you do. He is a business man and a good employer. Ask anyone who works for him. Frank is a pretty decent guy just looking out for the city’s best interest. Think about this for one minute: Why would...
December 4, 2013 - 11:01am
December 3, 2013
Liebl announces candidacy for mayor of Willmar in 2014
WILLMAR — Former Independence Party candidate Zack Liebl of Willmar announced Tuesday he will be a candidate for the office of mayor of Willmar in the 2014 general election. Liebl, 25, said he might as well announce his candidacy now because people of different political parties...
December 3, 2013 - 11:41pm
November 26, 2013
Letter: Willmar must be regional leader
Olivia Mayor Sue Hilgert’s Letter to the Editor published Nov. 22 in the West Central Tribune made several very good points. She rightly points out that cities need to work together and that doing so offers many mutual benefits. I, too, attended the recent Coalition of...
November 26, 2013 - 7:00am
November 23, 2013
Letter: Shame on you Mayor Yanish
Shame on you Mayor Yanish. If you don’t get your way, you slam doors and storm out of a meeting. Isn’t that being a little childish? In the corporate world, this action would probably lead to an employee being fired. Would you please explain to the constituents of this wonderful...
November 23, 2013 - 7:00am
November 1, 2013
Police have video of Toronto mayor, allegedly smoking crack cocaine
TORONTO (Reuters) - Police said Thursday they have obtained a video "consistent" with media accounts that it shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking...
November 1, 2013 - 9:42am
October 24, 2013
Olivia lowers flags to half-mast in memory of Mary Page
OLIVIA - Olivia Mayor Suzanne Hilgert has ordered that all flags flying over public property within Olivia city limits be lowered to half staff from Thursday, October 24th until the evening of Friday, October 25, 2013 in honor of the passing of Mary Page, former Olivia...
October 24, 2013 - 2:03pm
October 3, 2013
City of Willmar department heads describe negative impacts from proposed budget cuts
WILLMAR — Willmar city department heads have summarized what they believe are the benefits of city-funded employee organization memberships,...
October 3, 2013 - 11:37pm
September 23, 2013
Letter: Who is Willmar’s mayor?
Was there a mayor election in Willmar that I did not know about and we elected a new mayor named Ron Christianson? It certainly looks that way at the recent meetings of the Willmar City Council. If not and Yanish is still the mayor, would he please step up and act like the mayor...
September 23, 2013 - 4:00am
September 7, 2013
Letter: Let mayor make the decision
The Sept. 4 letter to the editor from John L. Sullivan of Spearfish, S.D., has to be responded to. His feelings about the mayor are a perfect example of how feelings can be influenced by slanted information. In this case, by reports from a newspaper that has taken quotes by the...
September 7, 2013 - 2:00am
September 3, 2013
Letter: Willmar Mayor Frank Yanish should resign
An open letter to Willmar Mayor Frank Yanish. Mr. Mayor, you may continue to embarrass yourself with your actions and words, but now you have gone so far as to embarrass those who supported your candidacy for the office of the mayor of Willmar. You state in your latest letter...
September 3, 2013 - 8:00pm
August 19, 2013
San Diego mayor set to return amid recall drive
SAN DIEGO (AP) — According to the age-old saying, time heals all. But for Mayor Bob Filner, his troubles have only continued to mount while...
August 19, 2013 - 7:00am
July 11, 2013
Letter: Baffled by Yanish leadership
What is going on with the Willmar mayor Frank Yanish’s “Secret 8”? Wonder if the Secret 8 is going to be on the mayor’s task force on how to solve the garbage problem in downtown Willmar. Guess the bigger question is why in heaven’s name does the mayor need to set up...
July 11, 2013 - 12:00am