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U.S. reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons
Trump again vows to bring back U.S. jobs, but offers few details
Wisconsin's capital city settles police shooting of unarmed teen for $3.35 million
S&P 500 inches up after Trump jobs pledge
Internet poker company founder pleads not guilty to U.S. charges
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
Remembering the "Miracle on Ice" game 37 years later
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Red-hot Gophers upset No. 24 Maryland, win 6th straight
Local Roundup: Warrior teams win two on Wednesday
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
August 7, 2015
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The agenda includes the hiring of a construction management firm to work on upcoming school construction projects and reviews of the district’s...
August 7, 2015 - 11:41pm
July 27, 2015
Renville County to host buffer meeting
OLIVIA — The Renville County Board of Commissioners invites Renville County property owners to a meeting on the new buffer legislation. It will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday in Rooms 116/117 of Renville County Government Service Center, 105 South Fifth Street, Olivia. The new state...
July 27, 2015 - 10:59pm
July 2, 2015
Kandiyohi County Board to meet with local legislators Tuesday
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will have the opportunity to quiz their local legislators during a legislative update at Tuesday’s meeting of the board. The commissioners meet at 10 a.m. in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services...
July 2, 2015 - 9:43pm
May 21, 2015
Miller seeks local input on H5N5 virus
ST. PAUL — Meetings will be held next week in Benson, Olivia and Montevideo to gather input on the impact of the avian influenza epidemic and answer the questions of producers and others affected. State Rep. Tim Miller, R-Prinsburg, is hosting the meetings and said he would be...
May 21, 2015 - 11:38pm
April 27, 2015
Meeting on college affordability slated for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday
WILLMAR — Willmar Senior High School will host a College Affordability Resource Night today. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and is free and open to the public. It is part of a series of similar meetings facilitated by U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff. Franken...
April 27, 2015 - 11:12pm
April 26, 2015
National Guard joins avian influenza eradication efforts
WILLMAR — The State Emergency Operations Center announced Sunday that 30 National Guard soldiers will haul water needed for avian influenza...
April 26, 2015 - 11:43pm
April 25, 2015
Islamic Society to elect new board Sunday
The Islamic Society of Willmar is holding a meeting of its members Sunday to elect a new board of directors. Islamic Society members will meet from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Willmar Convention Center for the purpose of electing a new board of directors, said Abdirahman Abdi, current...
April 25, 2015 - 12:08am
April 21, 2015
MnDOT sets open houses for highway projects
Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 Headquarters will sponsor open houses Monday and Tuesday for area residents, business owners and others to learn about traffic changes and other details associated with projects proposed for U.S. Highway 12 from Pennock to Kerkhoven,...
April 21, 2015 - 9:23pm
April 7, 2015
Willmar police chief watches over heated discussions after city council meeting Monday
WILLMAR — Police Chief Jim Felt provided a “presence’’ at the table after a heated discussion broke out among three Willmar City Council members and two members of the public following the council’s abrupt adjournment Monday night. In an interview Tuesday, Felt said he...
April 7, 2015 - 10:19pm
March 26, 2015
Town Hall attendees call for change in Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — Changing the Willmar City Council membership was high on the list of dozens of priorities suggested by several hundred people attending...
March 26, 2015 - 11:44pm
Meeting focuses on livestock losses due to wolves
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs focusing on livestock losses due to wolves, birds of prey and weather. Presenters...
March 26, 2015 - 10:39pm
February 18, 2015
Open house for Minnesota Highway 23 passing lanes project set for Feb. 24 in Granite Falls
WILLMAR — Area residents and business owners are invited to an open house Tuesday, Feb. 24, to view the Environmental Assessment Worksheet and current project layouts for the proposed Highway 23 passing lanes project in southwest Minnesota. The open house will be 4 to 6 p.m. in...
February 18, 2015 - 11:27pm
February 8, 2015
Willmar School Board meets today
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. today in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The board is scheduled to adopt several resolutions related to an upcoming bond referendum in May. The school district will ask voters...
February 8, 2015 - 11:43pm
January 30, 2015
MnDOT seeks input on bike system
GRANITE FALLS — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public input on its Statewide Bicycle System Plan during a series of...
January 30, 2015 - 11:46pm
January 28, 2015
Willmar to host second state rail plan meeting
WILLMAR — A second round of statewide public meetings about the 2015 update of the Minnesota State Rail Plan is being held, with one slated for Willmar. The public is invited to learn about the state’s rail plan and offer input from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Minnesota Department...
January 28, 2015 - 7:00am