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Stream bank erosion, nitrogen still biggest challenges for Hawk Creek
Kandiyohi County GOP begins task of 17B endorsement
Video: Second Grade Song Fest is held at Roosevelt School
Wetland banking an option for farmers seeking mitigation acres
6AA Girls Basketball: NLS still alive but Litchfield falls in subsection semis
State Basketball: NLS opens against Annandale
Girls basketball: Redwood Valley ends BOLD's run
Boys basketball: NLS soars into Class AA tourney
Twins' options at third reduced with Sano's injury
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Figure skating shows on ice this weekend at Willmar, Minn., Civic Center
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
Macy's sticks to forecast despite slow Valentine's Day sales
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Loren August Peterson
Marcella Mae Breitkreutz
Arlene Mavis (Noor) Leuze
Gladys M. Homman
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
Editorial: Kudos for end of the tray-pulling policy in Willmar
November 14, 2012
Commentary: Starting all over again
November 14, 2012 - 2:22am
September 1, 2010
Insurance investigator decides on cause of Ark. house fire: The dead plant did it
A fire that did $20,000 in damages to a northeast Arkansas home wasn't caused by an electrical problem or burning food or arson, an insurance investigator concluded. Instead, the dead plants did it, according to a report summary provided to the homeowner, Brian Duncan. "The fire...
September 1, 2010 - 2:23pm
August 25, 2010
Wadena students to return Sept. 7
WADENA, Minn. - Wadena area students have a badly damaged high school building after a tornado tore through the town this June. But that isn't stopping the Wadena-Deer Creek school district officials from holding classes starting Sept. 7. The 7th and 8th graders will go to a closed...
news / state
August 25, 2010 - 10:16am
August 24, 2010
SW Minn. schools start early year in the heat
SLEEPY EYE, Minn. (AP) -- The school year has begun for 16,000 students in southwestern Minnesota, who are part of a three-year experiment to see if starting class before Labor Day can improve test scores. State law normally prevents districts from starting before Labor Day, a statute...
news / state
August 24, 2010 - 1:30pm
March 10, 2009
Local officials disappointed by defeat of pre-Labor Day school start
ST. PAUL -- Rural lawmakers with resorts in their areas handed the first defeat to an attempt to allow school districts to start classes before Labor Day. The bill failed Monday morning in a 13-11 House Finance Committee vote. However, no bill is ever truly dead until the Legislature...
news / local / state
March 10, 2009 - 12:00am
March 9, 2009
House committee flunks early school start
ST. PAUL - Rural lawmakers with resorts in their areas defeated an attempt to allow school districts to start classes before Labor Day. The bill failed in a Monday 13-11 House Finance Committee vote, but like most Minnesota legislative bills it still could come back to life. "This...
news / local
March 9, 2009 - 12:26pm
February 25, 2009
Early school start OK'd
ST. PAUL -- A House Committee gave its blessing to allowing school districts to begin classes before Labor Day for the next two years. On a 14-5 vote, the House K-12 Education Finance Committee approved the bill, which has other committee stops before reaching a full House vote. The...
news / state
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Construction begins on city's new waste treatment project
WILLMAR -- Construction began Monday on the city of Willmar's new wastewater treatment plant located near the brush site, west of Willmar, city officials said Tuesday. Also, construction began Sept.
news / local
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am