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House passes $500M tax cut; Dayton pushes for more reductions
U.S. job growth accelerates, weather cuts into hours worked
Another try at Sunday liquor sales in Minn. could start with 'baby step'
Jury finds Zumhofe guilty of all charges, security officers subdue him after escape attempt
Gains in U.S. job growth expected, but weather may weigh
Powers: Twins may have options to revive offense
Girls basketball: BBE rips Royalton
Boys Basketball: ACGC, BBE, NLS play for state tourney berths Friday
Zimmer: Signing Cassel a priority
Girls basketball: Lakers take down Tigers
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music afficionados 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
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
Tollefson — Tomaschett
Arlene Mavis (Noor) Leuze
Arnold "Punky" L. Johnson
Donna Mae Gades
Marcella M. Breitkreutz
Loren August Peterson
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
Letter: Rural MN is not like the metro
April 30, 2011
Documentary envisions future of sustainable local food systems
WILLMAR -- In one of the scenes in Chris Bedford's new documentary about sustainable food, residents of the Jackson Hill neighborhood in Muskegon,...
news / local
April 30, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Sustainable ag conference planned in February
FARGO, N.D. -- The Northern Plains Sustainable Ag Society will open its 32nd annual winter conference at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo with a marketing discussion that is free and open to the public. The conference theme is "Sustainability in a Changing World."...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Letter: The farmer's true customers
I read with interest Harvey Koehl's letter accusing Walmart of going socialist for supporting sustainable farming. I grew up on a small family farm. My dad has been farming for over 60 years. He taught me, before it became "cool," that sustainable is the best way to farm. He won...
opinion / letters
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Letter: Is Walmart going socialist?
I see that one of my wife's favorite stores has decided to take a new direction in its food purchasing ideas. In their decision-making process Walmart consulted with a number of suppliers, universities and non-government organizations to develop their goals. These included the World...
opinion / letters
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
November 7, 2010
First rural SEU at work
As surely as the winter winds howl, residents in Milan send their hard-earned dollars to the far-corners of the earth. With some exceptions, every dollar that residents of Milan spend to heat their homes this winter will be sent out of the community and, often, right out of the...
November 7, 2010 - 8:00am
December 26, 2009
Pioneer ventures taking shape in Milan and Kandiyohi County: Milan SEU
MILAN -- West central Minnesota could soon be home to two ventures to promote renewable energy and conservation. Customers could own or lease photovoltaic panels in a solar farm that would provide electricity for the Kandiyohi Power Cooperative and Willmar Municipal Utilities. One...
news / local / region
December 26, 2009 - 12:00am
October 3, 2009
A Noah's Ark for the prairie
Our quest to protect endangered animals can take us to some very wild places.
news / region
October 3, 2009 - 12:00am