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October 25, 2017
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Joe Baker, operations foreman and chief of the Willmar municipal power plant, checks the inside of the boiler.
Willmar Municipal Utilities contemplates rate increases
October 25, 2017 - 6:54am
April 29, 2017
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Xcel Energy is seeking to acquire the Benson Power plant and close it.
Benson could lose biomass power plant: Xcel seeks to purchase, close plant
April 29, 2017 - 5:58am
January 20, 2017
San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams speaks to Reuters Sept. 27 in San Francisco, California.  REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Fed's Williams says need to raise rates before economy overshoots
January 20, 2017 - 10:12pm
September 21, 2016
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference Wednesday following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, D.C.          REUTERS/Gary Cameron
Fed keeps rates steady, signals one hike by end of year
September 21, 2016 - 4:40pm
September 19, 2016
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen addresses media March 16 during a news conference in Washington, D.C. The Fed is divided enough ahead of its rate meeting Tuesday and Wednesday that a nudge from Yellen, its most influential policymaker, could make the difference, and even some investors have begun to argue it is time for the central bank to stop worrying so much about what markets expect. REUTERS
For Yellen, a September Fed surprise could close confidence gap
September 19, 2016 - 2:07pm
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen smiles June 21 as she testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)
Fed guessing game moves up a gear as Yellen takes stage
August 19, 2016 - 11:18am
April 12, 2016
Sexually transmitted disease increases in Minnesota
April 12, 2016 - 5:30am
December 16, 2015
The 2016 budget approved by the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has no increases in electric, water and district heating rates. (METRO CREATIVE GRAPHICS)
No increases in electric, heat or water for Willmar utility customers
December 16, 2015 - 10:16pm
Fire deaths in Minnesota highest in four years
December 16, 2015 - 8:38pm
November 19, 2015
Stephanie Hogenson, research and policy director at the Minnesota Children’s Defense Fund, speaks Monday during a Kids Count Coffee at the Willmar Public Library. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
More children of color live in poverty than whites in Minnesota
November 19, 2015 - 11:09pm
October 1, 2015
Health insurance rate hikes upset officials
October 1, 2015 - 11:06pm
September 24, 2015
DWI fatalities, arrests continue downward trend
September 24, 2015 - 10:55pm
June 16, 2015
Fire Marshal: Fireworks injured 70 last year
June 16, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 8, 2015
Willmar Utilities Commission OKs solar and wind payment rate
June 8, 2015 - 11:20pm
June 4, 2015
Insurance companies seek big premium hikes
June 4, 2015 - 11:17pm