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From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
Milan dedicates new Liberty Bell
Video: Moving history down the road
Wake restrictions lifted off area lakes
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Upon further review, Peterson decides not to play in preseason
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Harris P. Hinderaker
William "Bill" Bradford
William R. Heitke
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Klinger: Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Willmar dog park anniversary celebration cancelled due to high number of mosquitoes
November 2, 2012
Letter: Responding to 'Liberty for all'
In response to Lee Paulson's Oct. 30 letter "Liberty for all" one cannot help but notice, in his pejorative comments on the church, the Bible, mission history, the Bill of Rights, minority issues, Christian clergy, the Pledge of Allegiance, etc., that his limitations are unlimited. And...
November 2, 2012 - 12:14am
October 19, 2010
Letter: The true cost of dairy project
It was noted that the milk production factory to be located in a suburb of Willmar is again on the docket for approval. It is interesting that there seems to be little concern or alarm on the part of Willmarites. One wonders what their reaction will be when hundreds of milk and feed...
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Letter: Say no to immigration
On March 26 your paper presented a front-page article bringing attention to the corporate-sponsored amnesty rally in Washington, D.C. It suggests that support of those who break the laws of this nation is a worthy cause. The real issue is whether the United States will continue to...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Letter: A time for faithful dissent
As ELCA Lutherans get bullied by pastors, and pastors get bullied by bishops, let's all remember to thank God for faithful dissent. When those of the liberal persuasion (i.e.
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
December 14, 2009
Letter: A lesson in helping others
It was actually nice to read a good story in the West Central Tribune on Dec. 7. It is nice to know that there are good Samaritans in our surrounding community that were willing to help out Norman Rohner with his harvest during his time of illness.
December 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 7, 2009
Neighbors and farmers bring in the harvest
PENNOCK -- For 50 years Norman Rohner has planted crops in the spring and harvested them in the fall. This year the 65-year-old farmer planted...
December 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On Norman Borlaug
An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: By The Associated Press On Norman Borlaug: It is perhaps a sad thing that so many people know who Alex Rodriguez is, or Mel Gibson, or Paris Hilton, or even Brett Favre, and so few know the name of Norman Borlaug. Yet,...
September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
August 31, 2009
Walking away from the church
In your reprint of the Fargo Forum article, "ELCA votes to allow non-celibate homosexuals to serve in the clergy" (Page 1, Aug. 23), presiding Bishop Mark Hanson is quoted as saying in a press conference: "It would be tragic if we walked away from one another" (i.e., separated). It's...
August 31, 2009 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Letter: People and their opinions
People always deserve respect because they are people; but ideas don't, they need to be challenged. Regarding "Homosexuality isn't a sin," (Public Forum, April 28) one has a right to their own opinion, but not to their own facts. The question about ordination of practicing gays,...
May 4, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Beware of large dairy proposal
As a resident of Colorado and part-resident of Willmar, I noted a recent article published in the West Central Tribune regarding plans to build a 5,000-head dairy near the city limits of Willmar. If the residents of Willmar could all see a similar cow confinement operated by Con-Agra...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 8, 2008
Letter: Another pick for president
If you look in the newspapers or listen to the news on TV, you would think only two people are running for president. Well, the good news is that we have another choice we can vote for; his name is Bob Barr. Both Barack Obama and John McCain either want to keep things as they are...
September 8, 2008 - 12:00am