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Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
Calif. pawn shops specialize in the rare Oscar coming through door
Willmar Fire Department responds to garage fire
Soccer-playing bumblebees get goal-scoring buzz
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
December 10, 2009
Strategic plan at Rice will be unveiled next week when board meets
WILLMAR -- A final draft of Rice Memorial Hospital's new proposed strategic plan will be unveiled at a meeting Monday of the hospital board of...
December 10, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Editorial: State plan on H1N1 vaccine is best way
As west central Minnesota hears the growing demand for the H1N1 vaccine, they are instructed to wait until their medical clinic calls. Minnesota health authorities are striving to target the most vulnerable individuals within the state's population first. That is the right step...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
October 19, 2009
Rice strategic plan nearing final phase
WILLMAR -- A new strategic plan for Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar is likely to be crafted into final form in December. The planning process, which began in September, is continuing to move ahead, Rice CEO Mike Schramm said Wednesday. The goal was to have a final draft before...
October 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Editorial: Seniors will need 2010 plan for bonus
Seniors in west central Minnesota and the rest of the U.S. are facing a tough 2010 without any cost-of-living adjustments, according to an announcement Thursday by the Social Security Administration. Social Security recipients have since 1975 received a cost-of-living increase tied...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
August 25, 2009
Commentary: Teacher without a lesson plan
Let's go back to that "teachable moment." It was proclaimed by Barack Obama after he said that police in Cambridge, Mass., had acted "stupidly" in arresting Henry Louis Gates for essentially being black in his own house. It has been a month now, and the one sure thing we have learned...
August 25, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
American Opinion: On the stimulus plan
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: The Associated Press On the stimulus plan: Under the most optimistic assessment, passing President Barack Obama's $787 billion eco-nomic stimulus package by itself would have halted the job losses that have,...
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
July 21, 2009
Commentary: No one is explaining proposed health plan
The stimulus program must really be succeeding in Washington, D.C. Government is hiring; people are working. In fact, if news reports are to be believed, they're working night and day. So maybe there's some sleep deprivation thrown in for good measure.
July 21, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
Comprehensive plan proposes policies and guidelines for future development
WILLMAR -- Willmar has seen some big changes during the past 20 years. A new airport was built west of the city and construction of a new wastewater...
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
May 19, 2009
Willmar City Council hears proposed comprehensive plan ready to go to public
WILLMAR -- The city's proposed comprehensive plan will be presented for public comment and review at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the training room at the Willmar Fire Station.
May 19, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
Senate DFLers plan would raise all income taxes for four years
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate will consider raising all state income taxes, with married couples earning more than $250,000 annually being...
April 21, 2009 - 11:00am
April 20, 2009
Higher taxes on rich are part of House plan
ST. PAUL - Minnesota House Democrats propose increasing taxes on rich Minnesotans, smokers, drinkers, businesses that recently moved to Minnesota and youths downloading Internet music. House Tax Chairwoman Ann Lenczewski, DFL-Bloomington, said the bill is the biggest tax-reform measure...
April 20, 2009 - 1:47pm
February 25, 2009
Summit begins discussion of U.S. energy problem
WILLMAR -- If adults don't take steps to solve America's looming energy and environmental problems for themselves, they should do it for people...
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 17, 2009
Willmar summit will begin national conversation on energy
WILLMAR -- A local group hoping to present a national energy plan to Congress in 2010 is inviting the region's most knowledgeable speakers on energy topics to a citizens' energy summit next week in Willmar. Officials of Citizens Energy Plan say the Feb.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Organization pushing for new energy initiatives is planning to host summit this month in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Newly formed grassroots organization Citizens Energy Plan will be conducting its first energy summit with the goal to "generate the conversation.'' It will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb.
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Commentary: Obama must layout his vision for an economic plan
WASHINGTON -- The concept of "found money" is delightful. We cherish the cash that turns up under the bed, in a coat pocket, or in a long-forgotten bank account. And found money may be key to the success of Barack Obama's presidency. No, the federal government isn't going to discover...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am