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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
January 13, 2016
Former church secretary pleads guilty to check forgery
LITCHFIELD — A former Watkins church secretary pleaded guilty Monday to check forgery after church officials discovered in 2014 that she had allegedly stolen more than $21,000 over several years. Renee Cecilia Miller, 53, had been a secretary at St. Anthony Catholic Church for 15...
January 13, 2016 - 12:15am
November 3, 2010
Kandiyohi and Renville officials report difficulty uploading results to Secretary of State
WILLMAR - Kandiyohi and Renville officials are reporting that the Secretary of State's Election Web site has apparently crashed. Local election officials reported shortly before midnight Tuesday that they are having difficulty uploading election results to the Secretary of State's...
November 3, 2010 - 12:05am
November 2, 2010
Ritchie, Swanson re-elected in Minn. SOS, AG races
MINNEAPOLIS - Mark Ritchie won a second term as secretary of state on Tuesday less than two years after steering Minnesota through its most contentious recount ever, while Democrats extended their 40-year grip on the attorney general's office with Lori Swanson's victory. A third...
November 2, 2010 - 11:31pm
October 12, 2010
Snapshot of secretary of state race: Photo ID cards for casting ballots
ST. PAUL -- The big issue in Minnesota's secretary of state race is clear as a picture: whether voters should present photo identification cards before casting ballots. Republican challenger Dan Severson says that is a must to ensure fair elections and he is making it the cornerstone...
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
Ritchie informs townships about election changes, importance of census tally
WILLMAR -- Saying Minnesota has a "very high stake" in the outcome of the 2010 Census, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie encouraged Kan-diyohi...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Daschle withdraws nomination to be secretary of Health and Human Services
Updated 11:59 a.m.
February 3, 2009 - 11:45am
January 4, 2009
Richardson withdraws bid to be commerce secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New Mexico Gov.
January 4, 2009 - 4:00pm
December 27, 2008
Commentary: Choice for sec. of education could be a real slam-dunk
SAN DIEGO -- In putting together his Cabinet, President-elect Barack Obama has made some risky choices -- but at least one could be a slam-dunk. Obama's choice of Chicago Public Schools CEO Arne Duncan as secretary of education looks like good news all around. The 44-year-old Harvard-educated...
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Peterson doesn't want Ag Secretary job
ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson heads overseas next week to discuss a complex financial regulation issue with European leaders. In fact, he handles...
November 26, 2008 - 10:00am
November 18, 2008
Franken says hundreds of ballots that were rejected need inclusion
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Attention turns to state Legislature, budget: Money available
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's political attention now turns to the state Legislature, with occasional interruptions for U.S. Senate recount updates. State lawmakers face something that whoever ends up going to Washington doesn't - the chore of balancing the state budget (the state constitution...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Oct. 14 deadline for early voter registration
WILLMAR -- First-time voters, people who have recently moved or those who have changed their name have until Oct. 14 to register in time to be on the voter roster at their precinct polls. Minnesota voters can always register on Election Day, but with large crowds and long lines predicted,...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
Absentee balloting begins in county
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County had already processed application requests for about 600 absentee ballots by Friday afternoon. "That seems high to me," said Auditor Sam Modderman, who will continue to accept applications until 5 p.m. the night before Election Day. Most of the absentee...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am