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Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
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
Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office in Minn. now has Facebook page
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office now has a Facebook page, where citizens can get information about the county's most wanted list, the current county jail roster, Nixle text and e-mail announcements and other information about sheriff's office programs. Sheriff Dan...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
BBE students remember their teacher, coach
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October 17, 2012 - 3:07pm
October 16, 2012
Past, present students mourn loss of BBE teacher, coach on social media
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October 16, 2012 - 12:41pm
August 17, 2012
Fake followers in social media is newest ploy, accusation in politics
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Forget ballot box irregularities.
August 17, 2012 - 9:55am
June 16, 2012
Teen Dads group in Willmar, Minn., helps young fathers become the role models many of them never had
WILLMAR -- When Mike Harrell was 18, he met a girl named Amanda who had a six-month-old baby boy. He fell instantly in love -- with the baby...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
March 29, 2012
Editorial: Bill on password sharing is needed
Conservatives and liberals in the Minnesota Legislature are co-sponsoring a bill to address the growing concern of the employer practice of requiring social media account passwords from potential employees. This is an important issue of privacy among potential employees, who are...
March 29, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: Going viral like Marilyn Hagerty
March 14, 2012 - 11:38am
March 3, 2012
Churches reach congregations in new ways in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR - The church is an age-old institution with strong roots in traditional practices. Perhaps because of its ancient origins, many people...
March 3, 2012 - 8:00am
January 12, 2012
Grant awarded for children's mental health services in west central Minn.
A new grant initiative will help make mental health services more readily available to young children and their families in greater Minnesota. The $450,000 grant, awarded to Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, was announced today. Through...
January 12, 2012 - 2:14pm
January 1, 2012
Deputies bust party in rural WIllmar, Minn., arrest host for violating county ordinance
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputies cited more than 25 people for underage consumption after busting a house party around 11 p.m. Saturday evening at a Dovre Township home. According to a news release from Sgt. Matthew Akerson, deputies responded to the home, along the...
January 1, 2012 - 2:00pm
December 29, 2011
Areavoices.com: Social media screenings could improve patient care
Doctors already query patients about whether they drink, use tobacco or are up to date on their immunizations. Should they also be asking about...
December 29, 2011 - 8:44am
November 25, 2011
Scrimp or splurge: Financial counselors advise a consumer reality check
WILLMAR -- Scrimp or splurge? As shoppers flock to the stores today for the holiday opener, financial counselors urge a reality check. Consumers...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
ACMC recognized as financial advocate for patients, employees
WILLMAR -- Support for patients and employees dealing with financial difficulties helped earn Affiliated Community Medical Centers a financial advocacy award from Lutheran Social Service. The awards were recently announced by LSS Financial Counseling Service. Other recipients included...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
Court indicts Grove City man for Social Security theft
MINNEAPOLIS -- A 65-year-old Grove City man was indicted Friday in federal court in Minneapolis for allegedly obtaining more than $86,000 in Social Security disability benefits fraudulently, according to the United States Attorney's Office. Ralph Egmund Harald Frisch was charged...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 31, 2011
Commentary: Baby boomers' 'Second Adolescence' goes on hold
A few years ago, baby boomers needed 3-D glasses to take in the gorgeous vision of their decades to come. Books and articles foresaw baby boomers skipping off into a "Second Adolescence" of self-fulfillment. No longer chained to the 9-to-5 and still healthy, the newly "retired" would...
January 31, 2011 - 6:42am