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Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
GOP increases moves to boost punishment for highway protests
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
Murdock teens injured in Benson crash
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
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Santana on track to start season opener
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Roger "Billy" Schlueter
Donald "Donnie" Clausen
Gladys M. Torbenson
Donna M. Goff
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
December 27, 2011
City notches up some banner years for doctor recruitment
WILLMAR -- When Dr.
December 27, 2011 - 12:00am
November 5, 2011
Rice proposes conservative budget for 2012
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital is proposing a 2012 budget described by hospital officials as both conservative and realistic. It calls for patient volume to remain essentially flat next year and to end the year with a relatively modest 2 percent operating margin. Members of the...
November 5, 2011 - 12:00am
October 24, 2011
Maynard looking to remember its veterans
MAYNARD -- The story of James Hartney is the stuff for a blockbuster movie. The Irish immigrant enlisted in 1861, served with the Army of the...
October 24, 2011 - 12:00am
October 15, 2011
Memorial fund set up for Timothy Larson's wife, sons
BROOKLYN PARK -- A memorial trust fund has been established for the wife and sons of the man killed Oct.
October 15, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Rice Hospital sees smooth implementation of pay-in-advance policy
WILLMAR -- When Rice Memorial Hospital adopted a policy last December asking patients to pay at least part of their bill up front, there were...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00am
July 14, 2011
Willmar, Minn., hospital workforce is leaner, more highly trained
WILLMAR -- The workforce at Rice Memorial Hospital is leaner than ever -- and increasingly experienced and highly trained. Through streamlining and efficiencies, the number of employees at the city-owned hospital and its entities, which include the Rice Care Center and Rice Rehabilitation...
July 14, 2011 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
Letter: A well-run cemetery
It has been very sad to note the conflict over flowers at the Spicer cemetery. If you come out to Fairview Cemetery in Willmar, you will see that the grass is always mowed, the premises always cared for, and a variety of flowers at the gravesites. I would like to extend a special...
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
June 16, 2011
Letter: Changing times at cemeteries
Some things are changing. I went into my local hospital a while back to see a friend. When I asked at the desk what room he was in, they said he wasn't there. I was very frustrated because I knew he was there. Due to new privacy laws, they could not tell me what room he was in or...
June 16, 2011 - 12:00am
June 11, 2011
Letter: Many questions, few answers
The Spicer city ordinance which is posted by the cemetery reads, in part: "City ordinance prohibits any decorative ornaments, trees, shrubs, or flowering plants near headstones." (The sign, by the way, is not very conspicuous and is easily missed.) We have some questions about this...
June 11, 2011 - 12:00am
June 10, 2011
Letter: Disrespect to grieving families
We are extremely angry and outraged by the actions of the Spicer City Council regarding the use of the Spicer cemetery. For years, on Memorial Day (formerly known as Decoration Day), we have honored our departed loved ones by placing flowers on their graves. Now, suddenly, we have...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: No peace at the cemetery
I want to say thank you to Leah Fernelius for writing the letter regarding the Spicer City Cemetery. Unlike her, I have many loved ones buried there. When I went to the cemetery this spring to trim the shrubs that I had planted there, to my dismay they had been mowed down like so...
June 10, 2011 - 12:00am
May 28, 2011
At the Flags of Honor
May 28, 2011 - 11:52am
Editorial: Remember Memorial Day has a purpose
Memorial Day is aptly named, as it is a day to remember those men and women who gave their life in the service of the United States. There is no greater sacrifice than one who gives their life for of their country. Americans -- young and old -- have gathered in communities around...
May 28, 2011 - 12:59am
Memorial Day programs listed for west central Minnesota
Willmar veterans will raise the Flags of Honor at 7 a.m. today on the east side of Willmar Lake. Squads of veterans from the American Legion,...
May 28, 2011 - 12:00am
May 10, 2011
Law Day 5k Run/Walk is May 28 in Willmar
The Memorial Day-Law Day 5k Run/Walk has been set for a 9 a.m. start May 28 at Robbins Island in Willmar. Early entry fee is $15 for students and $20 for adults through May 21. Online registration is available at www.kandiymca.org. The event is sponsored by Kandiyohi County YMCA...
May 10, 2011 - 12:00am