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Second alleged victim comes forward in trucker kidnapping case
U.S. retail sales rebound from winter chill, jobless claims fall
Woman arrested in Red Lake councilman's shooting death
Malaysia says no evidence missing plane flew hours after losing contact
Koenen introduces bill to offset aid losses for area counties
Boys basketball: Willmar native Swansson ends 35-year career as Woodbury coach
Boys basketball: ACGC to try and slow down R-P
Boys basketball: BBE heads to state as top seed
BBE's Goodwin a Mr. Basketball Finalist
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
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
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
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)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Merlin William Rau
Myrtle I. Grace
Geraldine "Gerry" Aamot
Lois Jean Rajewsky
Evelyn Marie McGee
Letter: Calvin’s qualified to be mayor
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
October 30, 2012
Letter: Pledge tied Vogel's hands
I am having a hard time understanding how an elected legislator, whose goal is supposedly to represent and work for his constituents' best long-term interests, would essentially tie his own hands by signing Grover Norquist's "Taxpayer Protection Pledge," agreeing to "oppose and vote...
opinion / letters
October 30, 2012 - 9:55am
December 7, 2011
Letter: A plea for clean water
Soon the Barrasso Amendment will be voted on in the Senate. This amendment will remove the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory authority over water that is not navigable. In other words, throughout the nation, waters such as wetlands, intermittent streams, intermittent ponds,...
opinion / letters
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
2010 was 'tough year' for child protection in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Social workers say investigating reports of abuse to children are some of the most difficult cases to handle, especially when the victims are too young to talk about what happened to them and especially when children are nearly killed. That's what made 2010 particularly...
news / local
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
May 25, 2010
Updated: President Obama to send more troops and funding to U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will send 1,200 National Guard troops to boost security along the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said...
news / nation
May 25, 2010 - 3:05pm
May 24, 2010
Counties must pay for parents' lawyers in child welfare cases, high court rules
WILLMAR -- A recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling removes any doubt that counties are required to pay for court-appointed attorneys for parents or guardians in parental rights termination cases. The decision and the costs associated with these cases involving a child in need of...
news / local
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Commentary: Protection from sex offenders
SAN DIEGO -- Like most in the San Diego area -- especially those of us who are parents -- I've spent the last few days processing the events surrounding the murder of 17-year-old Chelsea King with a mixture of sadness, frustration and rage. Mostly rage. Naturally, most of this anger...
opinion / commentary
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Kandiyohi County makes adjustments to legal fees handed down after cutting public defenders' budget
WILLMAR -- During the last year, Kandiyohi County has spent $65,000 for legal counsel for parents who may be losing their parental rights or whose children may be in need of protective services. It's a cost that had been paid by the State Board of Public Defense until the Legislature...
news / local
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
Dorgan says permanent F-M flood protection a top priority
FARGO, N.D. - Sen. Byron Dorgan says he'll "set the table" for the Fargo-Moorhead area to get federal funding for permanent flood protection before he leaves office. He said today he'll encourage the U.S.
news / state
January 12, 2010 - 12:57pm