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Murder charges reinstated in 2013 Alexandria stabbing
Otto proposes Minnesota fee on carbon, push to renewables
Central Minnesota lake neighbor fight turns more ugly as judge orders removal of cabin
Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Stillwater native, promoting anti-bullying platform, crowned Miss North Dakota
Bradford remains game-time decision for non-contact knee injury
WCT Sports Show: Jurek and Slagter Edition
Bronx bombed: Gregorius, Judge propel Yankees to sweep of Twins
Division II player dies from in-game injury
Local Roundup: Card soccer sits atop CLC
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Letter: Why do we honor traitors?
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
September 15, 2017
Why it's so hard for Americans to save for retirement
More than 35 years after he revolutionized the way Americans plan for retirement, Ted Benna is still trying to make it easier for people to save....
September 15, 2017 - 3:03pm
September 9, 2017
What savings? Survey says millennials not thinking about financial goals, but Grand Forks bankers aren't noticing that trend
A national credit union survey suggests millennials are getting worse at planning for their financial future, but that trend doesn't seem to...
September 9, 2017 - 9:10am
July 18, 2017
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
A common axiom among investors is to save early and often. Let time do the rest. If you save enough, the thinking goes, the stock market's inexorable...
July 18, 2017 - 4:46pm
July 5, 2017
Willmar JCPenney manager retiring after 42 years with company
WILLMAR — Believe it or not, Cheryl Randleman is going to miss working on Black Friday. The general manager of the JCPenney store in Willmar's...
July 5, 2017 - 7:03am
May 9, 2017
Officials deep into planning for Willmar elementary move
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools officials are working hard to develop a plan for the district's elementary schools next year. The new...
May 9, 2017 - 6:48am
March 2, 2017
Financial adviser’s book says retirement planning about more than money
WILLMAR — Ben Taatjes ran the numbers and advised his 62-year-old client that he had the resources to retire right then and there. He did,...
March 2, 2017 - 10:56am
February 18, 2017
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
February 18, 2017 - 9:40am
January 14, 2017
Younger Americans embrace value of unbiased financial advice
CHICAGO — Newly empowered Republicans in Washington are not retreating from their battle to overturn a new regulation that protects retirement...
January 14, 2017 - 1:46pm
June 30, 2016
Middleton: Everyday player hangs up spikes
Editor’s note: Rand Middleton worked fulltime for the West Central Tribune for 37 years and part-time for several years prior to that. He covered...
June 30, 2016 - 10:55pm
May 2, 2016
Willmar city staff see early retirement incentive as earned benefit they want to maintain
WILLMAR — The City Hall conference room was full of city staff Wednesday as the Willmar City Council discussed whether to sunset the early retirement incentive policy which grants qualifying employees a monthly stipend to help pay for health insurance if they retire early. Currently,...
May 2, 2016 - 12:05am
February 18, 2016
Former Viking Jared Allen posts video announcing retirement
Giddy up: Jared Allen retires with 'ride into sunset' Jared Allen, ninth all-time on the NFL quarterback sack list announced his retirement on...
February 18, 2016 - 10:40am
December 30, 2015
Commentary: Little makes his last deadline
“We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective.” — Dave Barry...
December 30, 2015 - 7:44am
February 3, 2015
Willmar superintendent to retire at end of school year
WILLMAR -- Willmar Schools Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the current school year. Kjergaard has been superintendent since July 2008. Kjergaard told the members of the Willmar School Board about his retirement on Jan. 30,...
February 3, 2015 - 3:58pm
September 16, 2014
Freedom for Freeman
LeAnne Freeman greets Judy Johnson, right, and retired City of Willmar Parks and Recreation Director Dale Johnson, who hired her 24 years ago...
September 16, 2014 - 11:30pm