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Three killed and three injured near Mankato
Video: Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held in Benson
Hearing Tuesday on appointing or electing Kandiyohi County officers
Judge orders change, Minn. sex offender program remains same
Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Jubilant Jaguars: BBE boys win another Class A title
College Basketball: Florida overall No. 1 for men’s NCAA tourney
Boys Basketball: Was this year’s team the best ever at BBE?
College Baseball: Warriors drop 2 to Iowa Western
Prep Basketball: NLS girls get No. 3 seed in Class AA; tickets, fan bus available
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
Bach — Smith
Mark your picks in our March Fever Upfront Picks contest
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Zelda M. Everson
Marlin S. B. Engen
Louis Ronald Steffens
Editorial: Dayton’s reasoning wrong on this issue
Letter: Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
Letter: Misconceptions about wolves
Letter: Conventional wisdom vs. truth
September 14, 2010
Yellow Medicine Sheriff seeks info in Porter jewelry heist
GRANITE FALLS -- The Yellow Medicine County Sheriffs Office is asking for the public's help with any information regarding a private residence burglary that happened Sept. 1 in Porter. Items taken were hundreds of necklaces, rings, earrings, and other items. If you have any information,...
news / region
September 14, 2010 - 9:09am
Eight people are charged in YM County drug bust
GRANITE FALLS -- Law officers took eight people into custody Thursday morning on drug-related charges following a drug task force investigation in Yellow Medicine County. Officers with the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Department, Canby Police and CEE-VI Drug Task Force arrested...
news / region
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 27, 2009
Letter: Would a roundabout be safer?
Another life has been lost this past week at a very dangerous road crossing. The intersection of Highway 71-23, Highway 294 and County Road 24 just north of Willmar has been the site of too many traffic deaths. Various combinations of traffic signs have not helped solve the problem....
opinion / letters
April 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Letter: Recovery is up to all of us
The news media tells us that the feds gave the large banks billions to rescue the housing industry. Instead of helping out "Joe the plumber" with the threatened home foreclosures, the big banks cannibalized smaller banks to make themselves bigger. Greed. Those responsible should...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Letter: Leadership in perilous times
An open letter to our new president-elect, Barack Obama First, congratulations and God's blessings on you and our good old United States of America. In these times of economic uncertainty, vanishing savings, job layoffs, business closing, etc., we find ourselves in very uncertain...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Letter: How to fix the economy?
Question: How can a country, the U.S., that has a $10 trillion debt, find $700 billion to aid the bank and financial industry to case up credit and move the financial world again? I know what my banker would tell me. Is printing more currency the answer? Would not that devalue our...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
We need a sense of nationalism
All of us United States citizens are looking forward to the national election coming up on Nov. 4. There are going to be some BIG changes for five years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq under George W's administration. In my mind, along with all the hoopla of a national election,...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
Letter: A lesson in saving on gas
A partial help to save on the gasoline crunch (high prices) and save a lot of gasoline: We have been at war in Iraq for over five years. I won't even guess the total amount of money we have spent (or wasted). Not only the cost of our military operations but also the cost of rebuilding...
opinion / letters
September 6, 2008 - 12:00am