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RITALKA Inc. and Specialty Systems of Willmar to expand to Watertown, South Dakota
Dayton proposes budget
State Highway 23 proposal meeting draws big crowd
College Women's Basketball: Gophers paying for slow starts
Prep Wrestling Roundup: NLS clubs Warriors
Boys Hockey: Stars soar past Storm 7-0
Girls Hockey Roundup
Nordic Skiing: 2 Cardinals earn honors at CLC meet
Live blog: Golden Globe Awards tonight via Wctrib.com
‘Birdman’ wins top honor from actors in march toward Oscars
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' lead Oscar nominations
Believe it or not: A tree felled in Madison, Minnesota, can land in Florida
Forum Communications names Ronquist publisher of Duluth News Tribune
In surprise move, Target to pull out of Canada
Elmond Donald Eugene Ekblad
Scott M. Edman
Joel R. Mendoza
Taste: A little home comfort
Huseby — Schwaegerl
Arends — Fettig
Tanico — Gunvalson
Brink — Kubesh
Midwest Opinion: The nickname key: What’s best for UND?
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
Midwest Opinion: Affront to common sense to regulate Duluth’s seed library as dealer
Midwest Opinion: DNR finds retention alone can’t provide flood protection in Fargo-Moorhead
Letter: Why we must preserve the Martin Luther King holiday
Rice Health Foundation raises record amount with annual gala
WILLMAR — The Rice Health Foundation set a record this month at its annual holiday gala, raising $342,000 to support services and patient care at Rice Memorial Hospital. The amount is the most ever for the yearly fundraiser, said Shirley Carter, executive director of the Rice Health...
November 28, 2014 - 11:43pm
September 24, 2014
Volunteers make meals for kids
Several hundred volunteers — of all ages — labored on 12 production lines from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Center in Atwater with the goal of packaging 60,000 nutritious meals for disadvantage children as part of Food for Kidz, a nonprofit organization based in Stewart....
news / local
September 24, 2014 - 11:19pm
May 8, 2014
Let’s Go Fishing readies for 13th year
WILLMAR — Governor Mark Dayton and the legions of anglers who will open the 2014 fishing season this weekend aren’t the only the ones eager to get back on the water. Let’s Go Fishing is preparing to launch its 13th year in coming weeks. More than 2,200 volunteers dedicate their...
life / outdoors
May 8, 2014 - 11:37pm
March 25, 2014
Kramer is Grace Place program director
WILLMAR — Janine Kramer has been named program director of Grace Place of Willmar, a nonprofit, faith-based supportive Christian residential facility for women facing difficult life situations. Grace Place welcomes adult women without dependents with living skills and a safe...
March 25, 2014 - 9:26am
January 21, 2013
Willmar, Minn., nonprofit to give away computers to low-income families
WILLMAR — KandiComp of Willmar doesn’t plan to get rich working with PCs for People, a nonprofit that provides free refurbished computers to low-income families. While the company is a for-profit business, its partnership with the nonprofit PCs for People is an important aspect...
news / local
January 21, 2013 - 10:52pm
December 8, 2012
Letter: Keep your donations local
First I want to thank all of you that donate to any nonprofit organization. The giving of a contribution and/or your valuable time is precious to all those who are on the receiving end. I understand the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber has adopted a logo of “Buy Local First.” I...
opinion / letters
December 8, 2012 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
United Way already at 34 percent of its $915K goal
WILLMAR -- Barely a month into its official 2010 campaign, the United Way of West Central Minnesota has already reached 34 percent of its goal of raising $915,000 for programs that meet regional community needs. "We're seeing a good response. It's encouraging and hopeful," said Stacey...
news / local / region
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Women's Fund looks to improve life for women, girls across area
WILLMAR -- When organizers with the Women's Fund of the Willmar Area Community Foundation were looking at how to allot grant money this past year, one program that caught their attention was Kitchen Kamp, an initiative by the Heartland Community Action Agency to help teenaged mothers...
news / local / community
September 14, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2009
Study finds volunteerism at a crossroads
WILLMAR -- As Minnesota's economy sank deeper into recession this year, Mary Quirk and her colleagues at the Minnesota Association for Volunteer...
news / local
December 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
United Way expands its service area; now regional organization
WILLMAR -- In a move aimed at better reflecting the people and the towns it serves, the United Way of Kandiyohi County has become the United Way of West Central Minnesota. The expansion and the name change became official this week. The transition process -- forging new relationships...
local / region / news
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am