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Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Records published Oct. 28
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
June 17, 2016
Vikings stadium finished ahead of schedule
ST. PAUL — Contractors handed the new Minnesota Vikings stadium over to the state Friday, six weeks earlier than planned. Construction of U.S....
June 17, 2016 - 11:33pm
August 27, 2015
Math on a stick joins state fair treats
FALCON HEIGHTS — Something does not add up here: Math on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Fried candy bars on a stick? Sure. Twinkies...
August 27, 2015 - 11:59pm
July 29, 2015
No more bodily fluids in food or drink
ST. PAUL — A new Minnesota law taking effect Aug. 1 will make it illegal to put bodily fluids into another person’s food or drink. The law was inspired by the case of a Blaine man who ejaculated into a co-worker’s coffee cup. But it turned out nothing in state law actually...
July 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
July 22, 2015
Expect math on a stick — and free sunscreen
ST. PAUL — Coming to the Minnesota State Fair this year: math, a figure-skating champion and quite a bit of sunscreen. The fair announced its new attractions Wednesday, a little more than a month ahead of its Aug. 27 opening. They range from a history show to alternate programming...
July 22, 2015 - 10:37pm
April 24, 2014
New U.S. rules for oil tank cars coming
CASSELTON, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Transportation will submit a package of regulatory changes for rail shippers next week that include...
April 24, 2014 - 10:55pm
November 7, 2013
Editorial: Willmar politics have been evolving
Our city and state’s politics are evolving as Minnesota’s new immigrants become citizens, exercise their basic right to vote and later begin running for political office. Abdi Warsame made history Tuesday as he was elected to a seat on the Minneapolis City Council. He will be...
November 7, 2013 - 5:00am
November 29, 2012
Atwater, Minn., artist's dance taught anew in New York City
November 29, 2012 - 7:00am
November 23, 2012
New London, Minn., man pleads to arson for semi blaze
WILLMAR -- Paul Allen Baumann, 23, of New London, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree arson charge for setting a semi truck on fire in...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 10, 2012
Annandale overtakes New London-Spicer, Minn., in second half to win AAA QF 20-17
ST. CLOUD -- Annandale won the head-to-head battle of Wright County Conference antagonists on Saturday afternoon at Husky Stadium coming from...
November 10, 2012 - 4:02pm
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October 29, 2012
UPDATED: New Ulm, Minn., man identified as killed at Buffalo Lake elevator
OLIVIA -- The man who fell to his death Saturday morning at a grain elevator in Buffalo Lake is Andrew R. Burnet, 28, of New Ulm. According to Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable, Burnet fell some 60 feet from the elevator building around 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Ambulance crews attempted...
October 29, 2012 - 9:27am
October 26, 2012
Sense and Centsibility blog: The great 'car buying' hoax
October 26, 2012 - 8:51am
October 18, 2012
History, military honor focus of Memorial Park in New London, Minn.
NEW LONDON -- Five large granite monuments that tell the story of the early history of New London and give honor to the U.S.
October 18, 2012 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
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October 6, 2012
Fire risk high across west central Minnesota
WILLMAR -- Drought conditions, high winds and acres of dry fuel in fields, ditches and grasslands have made the region ripe for fires. According...
October 6, 2012 - 12:00am