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Oklahoma residents come home to pick up the pieces (video)
FBI: Man fatally shot in Boston bombing probe
Official: Treasury played no role in IRS targeting
Minnesota DNR plans stepped up watercraft inspections
Kandiyohi County, Minn., campaign will sell idea of recycling
Boys golf: Dawson-Boyd lands 6 on All-Conference
Boys golf roundup: Cardinals 3rd at CLC meet
Girls golf roundup: Litch wins Wright County
Prep softball roundup: Falcons soar past Upsala in 5A-West
Braves hand Twins 7th straight loss
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Spring comic fest set at Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
Video shows Reese Witherspoon's arrest in Atlanta
Twilight' actor part of Red Lake youth conference
Council member Ahman fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
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Linda Kay Olson Aug. 10, 1948 - May 20, 2013
Rhoda Nelson Dec. 11, 1922 - May 17, 2013
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
Letter: Don't let schools fall behind
The students in the Willmar Public School system are not just competing with others in this state or nation but with other students around the world. With over 25 years...
opinion / letters / education
Tue, Nov 01, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: Too much fear of controversy
Innocent until... I was disappointed that Greg Mortenson was judged guilty based on a TV news report and his mother, Jerene Mortenson, was disinvited from being the speaker at the...
opinion / letters
Thu, May 05, 2011 - 12:00am
Hat's off to Walt's Car Wash
Hats off from Patrick Foley, who writes that he recently returned to Walt's Car Wash for the first time since the change in ownership. "I had gotten used to such...
opinion / letters
Sat, Mar 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: Solving the budget crisis
The anti-tax and anti-big government folks claim they have a "mandate" from the American people to slash government spending and not raise taxes. The term "mandate" implies landslide election results...
Wed, Mar 02, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: Same CBHH, revised program
There is need to clarify some information surrounding the Willmar Community Behavioral Health Hospital, located on Olena Avenue Southeast. It is believed that the adult mental health program that was...
opinion / letters / community
Tue, Mar 01, 2011 - 12:00am
Transit goals for the state spelled out at hearing
WILLMAR -- Preserving the state's existing transit system is the top goal listed in a proposed Greater Minnesota Transit Investment Plan. The plan was the subject of a statewide public...
news / local
Thu, Jan 20, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter: Thank you, Mr. Mayor
Mayor Heitke, I want to personally thank you for the years of service to the city of Willmar and its citizens. I was always treated with respect when I had...
opinion / letters
Sat, Jan 08, 2011 - 12:00am
Favre unsure of return;; Vikes add Ramsey and put Jackson on injured reserve
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Brett Favre says he's committed to finishing the season with the Minnesota Vikings - even if he can't play. Favre said Thursday that he is unsure...
sports / pro
Thu, Dec 16, 2010 - 4:14pm
It's that time o' year ... Communities plan celebrations in honor of St. Patrick's Day
Parts of west central Minnesota are looking a little greener this week. It's that time o' year when the region's Irish-American population gathers to wear, drink and celebrate all things...
extra / region
Sat, Mar 13, 2010 - 12:00am
American Opinion: On the announcement by Patrick Kennedy not to seek re-election:
From The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On the announcement by Patrick Kennedy not to seek re-election: News that Patrick Kennedy will...
opinion / editorials
Wed, Feb 24, 2010 - 12:00am
Cost next step being considered in sweeper suggestion
WILLMAR -- The city of Willmar Public Works Department is recommending the city buy a new vacuum-type street sweeper capable of removing finer debris particles than the present brush-type sweeper...
Wed, Aug 12, 2009 - 12:00am
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 27
n Thomas John Skaggs, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. He will be sentenced March 9. As part of a plea agreement,...
Tue, Jan 27, 2009 - 12:00am
Erickson -- Antil
Kristin Erickson of New London and Patrick Antil of Willmar are engaged to be married Dec. 20 at New London Evangelical Covenant Church. Erickson is the daughter of Rick and...
Sat, Nov 08, 2008 - 12:00am
Hallberg -- Durham
Brittany Hallberg of Blaine and Patrick Durham of Coon Rapids are engaged to be married Nov. 1 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Kandiyohi. Hallberg is the daughter of Dan and...
Sat, Oct 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Sex offender fugitive caught in Swift County
CLONTARF -- A 30-year-old Level 3 sex offender wanted on criminal sexual conduct charges was taken into custody around 11 p.m. Monday by law enforcement officials in Swift County. According...
Wed, Oct 01, 2008 - 12:00am