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Rep. Miller to conduct health insurance meeting Dec. 13 in Olivia
Merkel ally threatens Facebook with fines over online hate speech
Willmar council discusses whether adequate details shared on possible housing project
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump person of the year
Minnesota siblings meet sister they never knew existed
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Spurs make it 13-0 on road, take down Wolves
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Helen Marjorie Christenson
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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