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Couple involved in shootout with deputy tied to burglary at vet clinic in Douglas County
Tanker carrying de-icer rolls over on icy I-94 near Evansville
MasterCard, Visa form group to enhance payment security
BCA identifies Swift County deputy involved in shooting
Northern Minn. police chief cited for DWI plans to retire
Powers: Twins may have options to revive offense
Boys Basketball: Section 5A title game still on
Girls basketball: BBE rips Royalton
Boys Basketball: ACGC, BBE, NLS play for state tourney berths Friday
Zimmer: Signing Cassel a priority
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
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
Vivian M. Belknap Thompson
Alyce L. Seurer Schuster
Marcella M. Breitkreutz
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
February 12, 2014
Teen pleads to knife incident at Target
WILLMAR — Omar Yanez Jr., 17, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of terroristic threats and a misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree assault for threatening a store employee Jan. 23 at the Willmar Target store. Yanez’s dispositional hearing is scheduled for March...
news / local
February 12, 2014 - 11:59pm
February 4, 2014
Target executive apologizes at U.S. Senate hearing for data breach (with video)
WASHINGTON - U.S. retailers speaking to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday bemoaned the sophistication of hackers and urged better collaboration with banks on anti-theft technology.
news / nation
February 4, 2014 - 2:57pm
January 31, 2014
Analyst sees Target data breach costs topping $1 billion
By Tom Webb, St. Paul Pioneer Press Two months into the Target security breach, fraud is turning up on 10 percent to 15 percent of the stolen card account, a security specialist says. Based on that brisk level of criminal activity, one Wall Street analyst estimates...
news / nation
January 31, 2014 - 9:30am
January 17, 2014
Security breach points out dangers
Recent weeks have not been good to Target, as a credit card security breach affected millions of its customers. The retail giant says a network breach during the holiday season resulted in 40 million credit and debit card records and 70 million other records of customer information,...
opinion / commentary
January 17, 2014 - 2:00am
January 10, 2014
Target says data breach affected up to 70 million customers
(Reuters) - Target Corp said up to 70 million customers were hit by the theft of data over the holiday shopping season, a far more serious breach than previously disclosed.
January 10, 2014 - 10:29am
Target says data breach affected up to 70 million customers BY DHANYA SKARIACHAN
Target Corp said up to 70 million customers were hit by the theft of data over the holiday shopping season, a far more serious breach than previously disclosed.
January 10, 2014 - 9:00am
December 20, 2013
Video: Target's holiday hijacked by hack
Target's security breach came at the worst possible time- taking its focus away from the final holiday sales push- and into a damage control mode. Bobbi Rebell reports.
December 20, 2013 - 11:51am
October 1, 2013
Celebs flock to Benson as thousands celebrate school’s effort in Target campaign
BENSON — Benson High School football players asked Donald Driver what was his greatest moment ever, and without hesitation the former Green...
news / region
October 1, 2013 - 11:25pm
Celebrities take the field in Benson tonight
BENSON — Target is delivering on its promise to bring a star-studded lineup to Benson for the "Give With Target" celebration this evening. Target announced today that the lineup of celebrities to appear tonight include: La La Anthony, actress and television personality;...
news / region
October 1, 2013 - 11:20am
September 27, 2013
It’ll be a full house for Target celebration in Benson
BENSON — A full house is a certainty for Tuesday evening’s Give With Target Class of 2013 celebration on the Benson football field. Residents snapped up all of the 500 tickets that were being offered on Tuesday at the Benson Armory, reported Roger Ebnet, Northside elementary...
news / region
September 27, 2013 - 11:36am
August 29, 2013
Benson, Minn., elementary school wants your vote
BENSON -- Second-grade teacher Roger Ebnet wants to throw a big party for Northside Elementary School and the entire community of Benson, with some help from west central Minnesota and Target. Northside Elementary was leading the nation Thursday afternoon in a race to get the most...
news / education
August 29, 2013 - 11:26pm
May 16, 2013
Women charged with taking $2,700 of merchandise from Target
WILLMAR — Two Willmar woman face felony and gross misdemeanor theft charges for allegedly stealing more than $2,700 in merchandise from the Willmar Target store by scanning each other’s purchases and then voiding the transactions. Roxana Soliz, 30, of Willmar, appeared Wednesday...
news / local
May 16, 2013 - 11:52pm
Target says 1Q profit will be short of outlook
MINNEAPOLIS - Target says its first-quarter adjusted profit will likely come in slightly below its forecast because of weaker-than-expected sales...
April 16, 2013 - 3:10pm
Lac qui Parle Valley (Minnesota) wins again to reach Class A baseball final
CHASKA -- So many dramatic twists and comedic turns have been played out in the Lac qui Parle Valley baseball team's season that it was fitting that head coach Bart Hill would liken the Eagles to a popular yet fictional band of misfits and believers who came out on top in the end. "Never,...
sports / state
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
December 23, 2011
Areavoices.com: Santa has elves, we have each other
I like the marketing campaign Target has used this season - Santa has elves; you have Target. It is one of my favorite holiday marketing campaigns in quite a while. To read the rest of this story from The New Forty, visit thenewforty.areavoices.com.
December 23, 2011 - 1:10pm