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Willmar residents learn to listen to better communicate with other cultures
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Willmar city attorney clarifies Tribune is city’s legal newspaper
Willmar School Board meets today in special session to discuss setting date for referendum
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Midwest Opinion: The nickname key: What’s best for UND?
Letter: Upper Midwest takes good care of veterans
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Letter: Why we must preserve the Martin Luther King holiday
January 9, 2013
Man pleads guilty in Minn. totem pole death
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- A man accused of murdering his wife with a totem pole the two were carving pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder. Carl Chester Muggli of Ray had been charged with premeditated first-degree murder and intentional second-degree murder in the...
news / state
January 9, 2013 - 12:59pm
February 15, 2011
Billy Ray Cyrus tells GQ: 'Hannah Montana' destroyed family, would 'erase it all' to reunite
Billy Ray Cyrus says the Disney TV show "Hannah Montana" destroyed his family, causing his divorce and sending daughter Miley Cyrus spinning out of control. In an interview with GQ Magazine, the country star says he "would erase it all in a second" if it would bring his family together...
February 15, 2011 - 12:24pm
December 6, 2010
Northern Minnesota carver killed in totem pole toppling
RAY, Minn. -- Carl Muggli is determined to finish the totem pole that killed his wife before he leaves the Northland. Carl and Linda Muggli, married 24 years, carved totem poles most of that time and had become internationally recognized for their work. They were carving the totem...
news / state
December 6, 2010 - 9:52am
May 18, 2010
Sen. Torres Ray says she opposes Sen. Gimse's ICE legislation
WILLMAR -- Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, DFL-Minneapolis, made known her opposition to the legislation that Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, introduced to train local law enforcement officers at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in South Carolina. The bill -- which was not...
news / local
May 18, 2010 - 12:04am
May 13, 2010
Vetting of local sen.'s immigration bill expected to continue
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog is intrigued by the possibility that state-funded training could be available on illegal immigration. "Any education is good when it comes to dealing with different things," said Hartog, in response to a bill introduced this week by...
news / local
May 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 16, 2009
Women in politics to be discussed Thursday in Willmar
WILLMAR - State Senator Patricia Torres Ray will speak Thursday evening in Willmar at a workshop on women's political leadership. The event, hosted by the White House Project, Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, La Gran America and the Minneapolis Foundation, will be held from...
news / local
December 16, 2009 - 10:27am
January 31, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 31
n Kevin Ray Wertz, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison, which was stayed, a $1,000 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation for choking a woman with his hands while the two were arguing. He was also ordered...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Letter: Kudos to the County Board
Awhile ago the Kandiyohi County Commissioners voted to not accept the 3 percent raise that they were entitled to. I want to publicly commend them for their action. I understand that the amount is infinitesimal to the overall budget of millions of dollars the county spends, but it...
opinion / letters
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Road project reviewed
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am