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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Records published July 25
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
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: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
May 28, 2015
Pre-K education remains at heart of budget impasse
ST. PAUL — An early-learning center visit Thursday reinforced the Republican House speaker’s resolve to offer scholarships for pre-kindergarten...
May 28, 2015 - 11:29pm
May 15, 2015
Minnesota leaders OK budget framework
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative leaders emerged after days of budget negotiations Friday night with an agreement, but they could provide few details. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, D-Cook, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, said they have an overall budget agreement, but...
May 15, 2015 - 7:44pm
April 21, 2015
Dayton lobs volley at House GOP
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton continues to expand his complaints with Republicans who control the House. He said Tuesday the GOP health and human services bill that the full House will debate in the next few days is “based on financial fiction.” Like with an education...
April 21, 2015 - 9:31pm
April 7, 2015
Bonding: Dayton backs big spending
ST. PAUL — Hallock city officials in northwestern Minnesota want the state to borrow $255,000 to help replace a fire station, $360,000 to replace...
April 7, 2015 - 8:30pm
March 27, 2015
Transportation, two ways
WILLMAR — Two different plans for improving the state’s transportation system aren’t that different at all, said Minnesota Speaker of the...
March 27, 2015 - 11:14pm
March 2, 2015
Local officials support granting undocumented immigrants access to driver’s licenses
WILLMAR — Local officials showed support Saturday for granting undocumented immigrants access to driver’s licenses. More than 200 community...
March 2, 2015 - 6:28am
January 13, 2015
U of M requests money to expand the tuition freeze
ST. PAUL — Much of the higher education talk from Minnesota political leaders this year is about improving the workforce by training and retraining...
January 13, 2015 - 11:45pm
January 11, 2015
Transportation plans evolve
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding this legislative session is about as easy to navigate as a rural dirt road after a summer thunderstorm. It...
January 11, 2015 - 11:30pm
Low cost of retail health clinics could change healthcare
Woodbury — When Chelsi Carlson thought she might have picked up an eye infection at the daycare where she works, she didn’t call her doctor. She went to MinuteClinic, a walk-in health clinic. Not long ago, Chelsi would have had to go to a doctor’s office, an urgent care, or...
January 11, 2015 - 11:30pm
Judge to decide if Brown goes to trial
MADISON — Attorneys in the Angela Brown medical cannabis case have had their say, and now it’s up to District Judge Thomas Van Hon to decide...
January 11, 2015 - 11:30pm
January 9, 2015
Judge finds St. Paul mom in drowning case incompetent
ST. PAUL — A Ramsey County judge Thursday found that a woman charged with murder in the drowning death of her 6-year-old daughter in St. Paul last month is incompetent to stand trial and may be mentally ill. District Judge Joy Bartscher suspended the criminal proceedings. Kayla...
January 9, 2015 - 11:04pm
350 attend St. Cloud Sandpiper forum
ST. CLOUD — The Sandpiper pipeline project has placed environmentalists and pipeline supporters at odds, but many in attendance Friday at the latest public forum took a more moderate stance when testifying in front of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Nearly 350 people...
January 9, 2015 - 10:55pm
January 8, 2015
Schools in southern part of region closing early
Many school districts from Willmar south and west closed early today due to weather. Some districts closed in late morning, including Renville...
January 8, 2015 - 11:07am
January 7, 2015
Student charged for role in homecoming hazing
FARMINGTON — A 17-year-old Farmington High School student has been charged with two misdemeanors and 15 other students have been referred to a diversionary program for their roles in a prank that left students crying and “freaking out” during the school’s homecoming week. “This...
January 7, 2015 - 8:31pm
January 6, 2015
Speaker’s gavel a reminder
ST. PAUL — Nicholas Daudt stood at the ready, holding a large white oak gavel, awaiting his uncle’s orders. When uncle Kurt Daudt told the...
January 6, 2015 - 9:35pm