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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Records published July 25
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
December 18, 2015
Cruz promises a ‘different country’
ST. PAUL — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, a rising prospect among GOP voters, took to a St. Paul stage Thursday to pledge he would...
December 18, 2015 - 12:04am
October 21, 2015
Editorial: Will Vice President Biden run or won’t he?
Just say it Joe … that is what presidential politicians on both sides of the aisle are saying. While a congressional committee is waiting for Hillary Clinton’s testimony Thursday on the Benghazi situation, the political world is waiting for Joe Biden to come to his decision...
October 21, 2015 - 8:57am
July 6, 2015
ACMC selects new president, CEO
WILLMAR — Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith has been chosen as the new president and chief executive officer of Affiliated Community Medical Centers. Smith will assume her duties in January 2016, ACMC announced in a news release. Dr. Ronald Holmgren, who has been president and CEO of the...
July 6, 2015 - 11:26pm
May 20, 2015
MnSCU selects new community college president
ST. PAUL — The board of trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on Wednesday appointed Terry Gaalswyk as president of Minnesota West Community and Technical College. His appointment becomes effective July 1. Minnesota West Community and Technical College has campuses...
May 20, 2015 - 11:18pm
April 15, 2015
Commentary: Hillary's role model: Bush 41
WASHINGTON—It's Hillary Clinton, not Jeb Bush, who will take former President George H. W. Bush as her role model. Her road to victory was blazed by Jeb's dad in 1988. It would help a great deal, of course, if events also flowed her way, as they did for Bush 41. In 1988,...
April 15, 2015 - 4:08am
March 31, 2015
Some Republicans see Obama as more of a threat to US than Putin
WASHINGTON – A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about...
March 31, 2015 - 6:10pm
February 28, 2015
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
February 28, 2015 - 12:00am
September 19, 2014
Letter: Before griping, check facts
For you who indulge in never-ending criticism of President Obama and for those of you who are just wondering, I have some facts here. They weren’t hard to find, so know that whoever told you wrong was too lazy to look it up or doesn’t know how to Google and/or meant to deceive...
September 19, 2014 - 3:00am
June 13, 2014
Obama lands in North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The president has landed in North Dakota enroute to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. President Barack Obama and first lady...
June 13, 2014 - 3:06pm
Group protests Keystone XL pipeline in advance of Obama’s visit
CANNON BALL, N.D. – American Indians opposed to the Keystone XL oil pipeline erected a tepee and held up signs against a fierce wind to protest...
June 13, 2014 - 2:21pm
June 9, 2014
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 9, 2014 - 5:30am
Commentary: When a president goes rogue
WASHINGTON — What Winston Churchill said of Secretary of State John Foster Dulles — that he was a bull who carried his own china shop around with him — is true of Susan Rice, who is, to be polite, accident prone. When in September 2012 she was deputed to sell to the public the...
June 9, 2014 - 1:00am
May 22, 2014
Letter: The downfall of our nation
An open letter to former President George H.W. Bush: I know you are requesting money, not advice, but please read this anyway. As an American voter, I am disappointed with both Republicans and Democrats. Our government is broke in many ways, and neither party seems willing to...
May 22, 2014 - 5:30am
May 6, 2014
Commentary: No place for nuance
Most people, perhaps even the super-wealthy, who are usually accountable to auditors, want to know where their money goes. This is especially...
May 6, 2014 - 2:00am
May 5, 2014
Commentary: The Hillary difference
WASHINGTON — There are two majorities in the country right now. One disapproves of President Obama. The other is still inclined to vote Democratic....
May 5, 2014 - 4:00am