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KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Top Democrat urges FBI probe of allegations Russia seeking to influence U.S. vote
Updated: Possible Bridgewater is out for season, Zimmer says
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Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
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
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
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
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 8, 2013
District 25 school house: Take a peek into history this weekend (with video)
Finishing touches are being made this week on a family’s year-long project to renovate the one-room School District 25 building, which was...
August 8, 2013 - 2:54pm
August 6, 2013
Farm Bill's future cloudy
REDWOOD FALLS -- Top agriculture members of Congress can be ready with a backup farm bill quickly, but it is not clear if it ever will see the...
August 6, 2013 - 11:54pm
August 3, 2013
District 25 school house renovated, open house scheduled (with video)
For eight years Nancy Peterson Salmi walked about a mile from her parent’s rural New London farm home to a one-room prairie school house where...
August 3, 2013 - 3:00am
June 8, 2013
Peterson thinks new Farm Bill will be adopted this summer (video)
WILLMAR — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson believes a new federal Farm Bill could be approved before Congress’ August recess. ...
June 8, 2013 - 6:48am
May 6, 2013
Dr. Brett Peterson, chiropractic physician and state certified in acupuncture of Willmar, attended 20 hours of post-graduate continuing education training March 23 in Minneapolis in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries due to car collisions. Training topics included use of MRI...
May 6, 2013 - 5:34pm
December 18, 2012
Longtime Kandiyohi County, Minn., commissioners end tenure
WILLMAR — Tuesday was the last official board meeting for Kandiyohi County Commissioners Dennis Peterson and Richard Larson. The two commissioners,...
December 18, 2012 - 11:34pm
November 6, 2012
Update 9 p.m.: Peterson leading in early returns in 7th District over Byberg
At the time this story went to print Tuesday night, the race for Minnesota's 7th Congressional District seat was undecided between incumbent Democrat Collin Peterson, Republican challenger Lee Byberg and Independence Party candidate Adam Steele. The election was a rematch for Peterson...
November 6, 2012 - 9:14pm
October 31, 2012
Letter: Peterson is OK with me
There's a hilarious ad on TV about how Washington D.C. has changed Collin Peterson. Mr. Lee Byberg, you should know that I am sometimes asked if I ever vote for Republicans and I reply, "I vote for a Republican every two years, his name is Collin Peterson.'' I consider Mr. Peterson...
October 31, 2012 - 9:27am
October 27, 2012
Letter: Peterson's lack of respect
In a recent editorial, the West Central Tribune "endorsed" Collin Peterson, saying he "...treats all with respect." While Peterson may have a 22-year average of being a moderate, the last four years have proven otherwise. "Getting along and being respectful," does not entail calling...
October 27, 2012 - 7:59pm
Peterson continues to push for Farm Bill as rural economy remains healthy
WILLMAR -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said his constituents ask him how he stands the partisan infighting in Washington, but he doesn't hear many...
October 27, 2012 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
Editorial: Peterson is choice for the 7th District
Editor's Note: This editorial has been updated to clarify that Lee Byberg opposes the dairy section of the proposed Farm Bill of 2012.
October 23, 2012 - 5:26pm
August 8, 2012
U.S. House candidates' support of ag differs
REDWOOD FALLS -- It is no surprise that U.S. House candidates speaking to farmers will say they support agriculture, but on Tuesday, six of them...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
Willmar, Minn., man in court for Prairie Lakes damage
WILLMAR -- Zeppelin Michael Peterson, 20, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Monday on a felony property damage charge for causing approximately...
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
Peterson to host farm bill update meeting Friday in Olivia
OLIVIA -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., will host a meeting Friday afternoon in Olivia to provide an update on the Farm Bill reauthorization process. The meeting will be at 3 p.m. at Max's Grill, 2425 W. Lincoln Ave., in Olivia. It is the last in a series of Farm Bill update...
May 24, 2012 - 2:43pm
May 21, 2012
Willmar, Minn., funeral home plans green space
WILLMAR -- Peterson Brothers Funeral Home of Willmar, 700 Becker Ave. S.W., will be creating a landscaped green space where a church once stood...
May 21, 2012 - 12:00am