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Video: FFA’s Ag Day wins by a nose
Records published May 22
Granite Falls man sentenced on assault charge stemming from stun gun incident
New London shuts out Dollar General
MACCRAY hopes to keep four-day week
NBA: Warriors hang on in Game Two against Houston
Girls Golf: Willmar places sixth at Alexandria
NFL: Bridgewater seeks career like Brett Favre’s
Boys Tennis: Four from area advance to Section 3A semifinals
Thursday's Track and Field: MCA girls win subsection
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Jerome Alford Eliason
Adeline R. Steffens
Dorinda (Schueller) Williams
Florella "Flossie" Tollefson
William "Billy" Benson
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Video: Something done, something started
Sunburg's salute to Norway
Hot cars dodge rain at 35th Willmar Car Show
Melin — Case
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Commentary: Santorum: The return of the GOP's 2012 runner-up
Commentary: Death for Tsarnaev does hurt Boston
June 8, 2012
Atwater, Minn., police chief planning to retire Aug. 1
ATWATER -- Atwater Police Chief Reed Schmidt is retiring, effective Aug. 1. Schmidt submitted his letter of resignation Wednesday night to the Atwater City Council. "It's a definite loss to us," said Mayor Mark Olson.
news / local
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Harry Reid: Both parties need to work together in Congress
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says lawmakers of both parties need to start working together now that Republicans have reduced the Democrats' dominance in the chamber. Reid said on NBC's "Today" show that he planned to speak Wednesday with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on ways...
news / nation
November 3, 2010 - 9:34am
September 17, 2010
Atwater proposes hike of 4 percent to its levy over 2010; final action will take place in Dec.
ATWATER -- The proposed levy for Atwater will increase about 4 percent next year. The proposed $367,945 levy is an increase of $14,434 over 2010. The proposed general fund budget of $719,197 is a $24,039 increase from 2010. It includes funding for several street and utility projects...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
August 22, 2009
Letter: The Tribune's online vigilantes
I have not seen Danube's Chief Lester Schneider in a number of years and I have no details of the charges against him. However, because of my knowledge of his character, my knowledge of police work, and of small towns (including Danube), and of their city councils, I will suspend...
opinion / letters
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Schmidt acquitted on both sex charges
WILLMAR -- A nine-woman, three-man jury acquitted Paul Reed Schmidt, 35, of Atwater, of two counts of criminal sexual conduct Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court. The jury returned the verdict around 5:30 p.m. after about two and one-half hours of deliberation. Schmidt was...
news / local / region
November 21, 2008 - 5:30pm
In testimony, woman says police officer grabbed her, kissed her
WILLMAR -- The 22-year-old Atwater woman accusing Paul Reed Schmidt of criminal sexual conduct testified Thursday that he grabbed both her breast and her genital area last October at the Atwater Police Department. Schmidt, 35, of Atwater, is on trial for felony fo-urth-degree and...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Woman testifies that Schmidt grabbed, kissed her at police station
WILLMAR -- The 22-year-old Atwater woman accusing Paul Reed Schmidt of criminal sexual conduct took the stand this morning and testified that he grabbed both her breast and her genital area last October at the Atwater Police Department. Schmidt, 35, of Atwater, is on trial for a...
news / local
November 20, 2008 - 12:30pm
November 19, 2008
Jury selection continues in Paul Reed Schmidt trial
Update 12:15 p.m.
news / local
November 19, 2008 - 12:15pm