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ACGC student dies in avalanche
Broadband push moves on without support of the governor
Kandiyohi County can now pursue appointing key officials
Governor signs bill allowing Kandiyohi County to appoint auditor, recorder
Boys basketball: ACGC to try and slow down R-P
Boys basketball: Willmar native Swansson ends 35-year career as Woodbury coach
Boys basketball: BBE heads to state as top seed
BBE's Goodwin a Mr. Basketball Finalist
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'
Figure skating shows on ice this weekend at Willmar, Minn., Civic Center
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
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
Macy's sticks to forecast despite slow Valentine's Day sales
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
Lois Jean Rajewsky
Evelyn Marie McGee
Kenneth "Ken" L. Johnson
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
Editorial: Kudos for end of the tray-pulling policy in Willmar
August 25, 2012
Electric utilities may seek new partner in bill management: The consumer
SPICER -- Fundamental changes are coming to the electric industry and electric consumers will be asked to partner with their utility and take more responsibility for their bill, says an energy industry organization spokesman. Joel Johnson, director of government affairs with Minnesota...
news / business
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
Council approves electric rate increases
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has approved the Municipal Utilities Commission's request for a two-tier electric rate adjustment totaling 14 percent over the next 18 months. A 7 percent increase went into effect Wednesday for the remainder of 2011 and another 7 percent increase...
news / local
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Willmar City Council approves electric rate increases
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council Tuesday night approved a 14 percent increase in municipal electric rates over the next year and a half. Electric rates will go up 7 percent effective today for the remainder of 2011 and will go up another 7 percent effective Jan.
July 6, 2011 - 8:55am
September 30, 2010
Rate board denies struggling USPS request for rate increase, higher fees fought by industry
WASHINGTON - The independent panel that oversees the U.S. Postal Service has denied the agency's request to increase the cost of mailing a letter by 2 cents - to 46 cents. The Postal Regulatory Commission announced its decision rejecting the requested price hike at a news conference...
news / nation
September 30, 2010 - 10:46am
October 22, 2009
Recommendations for utility increases heard in Benson
BENSON -- The Benson City Council heard, but did not take action on proposed increases in the city's utility rates at the regular meeting Monday evening. The rates, if approved, would take effect on Jan. 1, according to city manager Rob Wolfington. City staff has been reviewing water,...
news / local
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Willmar Council OKs sewer rate hike to finance wastewater project
WILLMAR -- The lack of public comment at this week's Willmar City Council hearing on double-digit sewer rates increases to finance the $86 million wastewater treatment project was somewhat surprising to City Administrator Michael Schmit. But community members and the council have...
local / news
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
MUC, feeling the sting of open market costs, OKs consultant to study possible hike to rates
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has hired consultant R.W. Beck of St. Paul to determine if new electric rates are needed to keep pace with increasing power supply costs. Rates were last raised in April 2007 when an average increase of 5.8 percent went into ...
news / local
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am