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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
Shelby Kingman Jr.
Donald Schmitz Sr.
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
January 13, 2014
New program in Willmar area to connect high school students with business leaders
WILLMAR — A new program in the Willmar area could potentially give high school students a head start on learning to become successful entrepreneurs and small business owners. The CEO program, which stands for “Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities,” was founded in 2008 in...
January 13, 2014 - 5:48am
September 27, 2013
Get some air under it
September 27, 2013 - 12:10am
August 26, 2013
State test scores indicate improvement in math
WILLMAR — Minnesota’s students scored better than last year in state standardized tests in math but not quite as well in science. The...
August 26, 2013 - 11:36pm
August 22, 2013
Obama to propose new system for rating colleges
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday will unveil a sweeping new plan for rating colleges based in part on affordability, with the goal of eventually linking those ratings to federal financial aid awards.
August 22, 2013 - 6:52am
August 19, 2013
Girls' random acts of kindness are tool for increasing self-esteem and friendship
WILLMAR — To hear the girls talk about it, spending a couple hours in the Wal-Mart parking lot was one of the best things they did this...
August 19, 2013 - 5:47am
July 30, 2013
Summer camp at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn., provides career exploration
WILLMAR - They have plenty of time to plan their futures, but 27 Willmar-area students are spending this week at Ridgewater College exploring...
July 30, 2013 - 11:29pm
June 4, 2013
Students graduate from Focus House program in WIllmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Dale Martin watched his son Spencer change and grow into a responsible adult in the past two years, thanks to Focus House. Spencer,...
June 4, 2013 - 11:49pm
February 26, 2013
Students struggling at ACGC, Minn., get a helping hand
GROVE CITY — Students who may be struggling academically or socially are getting after-school classroom help through a new “targeted services” program in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. Designed for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, the extended-day...
February 26, 2013 - 11:28pm
February 25, 2013
Willmar, Minn., schools looking for sense of solidarity
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board wants to see more communications between the school district’s early childhood education programs and its elementary schools. Early childhood educators gave an update on their pre-school literacy efforts at a School Board workshop on Monday....
February 25, 2013 - 11:13pm
February 8, 2013
Bella Project helps outfit west central Minnesota girls for prom
WILLMAR — Michelle Syverson stood in the dressing room and turned to show off the strapless ball gown she had tried on. “I love the color...
February 8, 2013 - 11:30pm
December 19, 2012
Willmar, Minn., students make substantial donation to Salvation Army toy drive
WILLMAR — This Christmas, more than 1,000 local children will have gifts under the tree thanks to some generous donations — including one...
December 19, 2012 - 11:01pm
December 17, 2012
West central Minn. school officials preparing to talk to students and review their emergency plans
WILLMAR — Principal Nathan Cox gathered with his staff before school started Monday at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. “The unthinkable has happened,” he told them, and they had a conversation about what to say to children who asked about the school shooting that occurred...
December 17, 2012 - 11:25pm
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
September 22, 2012
ACGC fourth-graders take active part in their school lunches
GROVE CITY -- On Friday morning, 48 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City fourth-graders braved the cold and a few raindrops to harvest vegetables from the...
September 22, 2012 - 12:00am