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Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Tough night on ice
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
August 11, 2010
Update 1:30 a.m.: Dayton holds narrow lead and AP projected win, Kelliher waits for vote count to end
Update 1:30 a.m.
August 11, 2010 - 12:05am
August 10, 2010
AP: Dayton edges ahead of Kelliher in Minn gov primary, recount eyed in tight race
Update 11:58 p.m.
August 10, 2010 - 9:45pm
Absentee ballots double in county
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County voters apparently got the message to vote by absentee ballot if they were unable to go to the polls for today's primary...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
Question is should Minn. tax the rich or the uber rich?
ST. PAUL -- The highlight race in today's primary election features one major question: How rich does a Minnesotan need to be before the state...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 9, 2010
Few voters likely to show Tuesday, but candidates hunt those who may vote
August 9, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Area voters to narrow down list of county candidates
WILLMAR -- Although statewide attention is focused on narrowing down the list of gubernatorial candidates in Tuesday's primary election, there are a number of heated county races also on the ballot. Primary races are required when more than two candidates file for an office. The...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
August 2, 2010
Kelliher stresses she is not like the others
MINNEAPOLIS -- Margaret Anderson Kelliher wants voters to know she isn't one of the guys. She often subtly reminds people that she is the only...
August 2, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Job one for governor: Fix the budget
ST. PAUL -- Governor candidates tell voters they want to improve education, expand health care, create jobs and do a myriad of other things. The trouble is, nearly everything they want depends on money, and Minnesota is hurting in that area. Badly hurting.
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2010
Beccue seeks fifth term as Kandiyohi County attorney
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Attorney's office, located in the lower level of the courthouse in Willmar, has the typical law books and files...
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Primary Letters: Primary letters
We welcome letters to the editor concerning the Primary Election scheduled Aug. 10. Primary letters will be accepted through Noon Aug 3. You may send your letter via e-mail to: email@example.com, fax to: (320) 235.6769 or mail to: Letters the Editor, West Central Tribune, P.O.?Box...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 26, 2010
More questions than answers for DFL primary
ST. PAUL - The Democratic-Farmer-Laborite governor primary election is tough to handicap. Polls ranking the three major DFL candidates often have put Mark Dayton ahead, but there are so many unknowns this year. Candidates Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Matt Entenza and Dayton each...
July 26, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Three Democratic gov. candidates, three school funding proposals
MINNEAPOLIS -- Improving education demands more money, Minnesota's top three Democratic governor candidates say, a tough challenge when the next state budget could face a $6 billion deficit. The three promote different ideas about school funding. Margaret Anderson Kelliher backs...
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
Freedom, finances should be considered in primary
WILLMAR -- If claiming your American right to vote isn't enough to get you to the polls Aug.
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 10, 2010
Commentary: Democrats conflicted after a win in Arkansas primary
WASHINGTON -- This week's primaries should have been good news for Democrats. Instead, a stray comment from an Obama aide briefly threatened a civil war in the Democratic Party, which needs all the unity it can get. The administration moved quickly to heal bad feelings that burst...
June 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Primary election move expected
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's primary election likely will be a month earlier than normal so military personnel and other Americans overseas have plenty of time to cast their ballots. A bill cleared its first legislative hurdle Friday moving the primary to Aug. 10. Without a law change,...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am