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Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 14, 2016
Nissen outduels Haugen as Mudhens advance
BIRD ISLAND—Riding another strong pitching effort, BOLD manufactured just enough offense to stay in the winner's bracket of the American...
July 14, 2016 - 10:55pm
July 12, 2016
NLS stages comeback to beat Fairfax
SPICER—A rough start turned into a 7-5 win as New London-Spicer avoided a first round upset against Fairfax on Tuesday in the first round...
July 12, 2016 - 11:15pm
July 2, 2016
Big innings propel NLS to win over Pirates
SPICER—Three New London-Spicer players had three RBIs and the Twins benefitted from some poor Paynesville defense in a 13-3 amateur baseball...
July 2, 2016 - 12:23am
June 23, 2016
Area summer program makes sense of math
NEW LONDON — When 32 middle school students and five teachers go to Valleyfair amusement park today, they won’t just be riding roller coasters....
June 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 17, 2016
Kandi Elite has volleyball reaching higher
Once volleyball seasons finish each fall, area players have two offseason options: travel to compete on a club team in the Twin Cities or Marshall,...
June 17, 2016 - 11:51pm
June 14, 2016
New London-Spicer teachers, school board approve Q Comp plan
NEW LONDON — A plan to link teacher pay with student performance was overwhelmingly approved by the the New London-Spicer teachers’ union...
June 14, 2016 - 11:56pm
May 9, 2016
New London-Spicer School Board tables transgender inclusion policy
Updated 12:12 a.m. May 10: NEW LONDON — On a 5-2 vote Monday, as a crowd of more than 200 people watched, the New London-Spicer School Board...
May 9, 2016 - 9:48pm
May 7, 2016
The look of Prom at New London-Spicer
NEW LONDON - Just under 100 couples gather in the Prairie Woods Elementary parking lot at 3 p.m. Saturday for the sendoff in their sharp rides...
May 7, 2016 - 5:40pm
May 6, 2016
NLS school board vote on transgender policy expected Monday
NEW LONDON — A proposed transgender inclusion policy, which has undergone three revisions so far following strong public opposition, is on the agenda Monday night for the New London-Spicer School Board. The board is expected to take action on the proposal. Board Chairman Robert...
May 6, 2016 - 11:17pm
April 30, 2016
Quality-linked pay advances in NLS School District
NEW LONDON — A plan that would link a teacher’s salary with student achievement is advancing in the New London-Spicer School District. After submitting its quality compensation — or Q-comp — plan to the Department of Education in February, the district made revisions requested...
April 30, 2016 - 12:02am
April 29, 2016
Prep Tennis: NLS rides comebacks for win over Minnewaska
New London-Spicer rebounded from first-set losses in three matches and thumped Minnewaska 6-1 on on the road on Friday
April 29, 2016 - 11:44pm
April 28, 2016
Letter: Calling out what’s wrong
I applaud the woman, Patricia Carter Harding, who wrote the letter in the West Central Tribune recently, relative to the foolishness of the transgender issue in New London-Spicer School District. I do wrestle with the command to “Love thy neighbor.” I’m sure I will be labeled...
April 28, 2016 - 1:30am
April 27, 2016
NLS Schools may have to scale back parts of building project
NEW LONDON — Design plans and the construction budget are being fine-tuned for New London-Spicer’s $20.6 million building project that’s set to begin this summer. Based on ballpark estimates the construction manager garnered from contractors, the current design and development...
April 27, 2016 - 11:27pm
April 20, 2016
Letter: Pressure from transgender policies
I’ve been told I get too feisty and it’s true. Sometimes I have smoke coming out of my ears because when I think something is wrong I think it’s screamingly wrong and that’s how I feel about this transgender mess in New London. I had a similar experience (it’s all under...
April 20, 2016 - 12:10am
April 16, 2016
Boys Tennis: Dragons sweep doubles to blow by LQPV/DB
A clean sweep of doubles and four total straight-set wins lifted Litchfield to an easy 6-1 win over Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd on Friday
April 16, 2016 - 12:07am