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Dave Baker wins GOP endorsement for House District 17B seat
10 with Minnesota ties on Catholic group's list of accused child sex abusers
Heroin overdoses pose 'urgent public health crisis': U.S. attorney general
Ten countries scour sea for Malaysia jet lost in 'unprecedented mystery'
Education union gathering public input on matters affecting schools
Wild fall to Blues on shootout
NASCAR: Keselowski wins when Earnhardt runs out of gas
Wolves can’t solve Raptors
Girls basketball: BBE headed for 5A-South finals
College softball: Horning one-hits Hibbing
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
Alberta E. Berends
Vernon John Heyer
Loren August Peterson
Marcella Mae Breitkreutz
Arlene Mavis (Noor) Leuze
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
March 2, 2014
Willmar to host one-day live stream of TED conference
WILLMAR — Hoping to spark discussion and generate innovative ideas, local organizers are bringing a one-day live stream of the noted TED conference to Willmar this coming month. The TEDx Live event will be hosted March 18 at the MinnWest Technology Campus auditorium. It’s a...
news / local
March 2, 2014 - 10:41pm
August 30, 2012
Willmar, Minn., law agencies planning extra patrols for "move over" day
WILLMAR -- Statewide law enforcement agencies, including the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and the Willmar Police Department, will have extra patrols on the roads Friday to increase enforcement of the Ted Foss Move Over Law. State Patrol Trooper Ted Foss was killed 12 years ago,...
news / local / state
August 30, 2012 - 4:34pm
November 1, 2011
Letter: Our amazing manufacturers
Thank you to the MinnWest Technology Campus for the "Discover Manufacturing Innovation Showcase" on Oct. 28. We were amazed at the extent of innovative manufacturing in Willmar. It was a great opportunity for students to learn what careers are available here, as well as for the public...
opinion / letters
November 1, 2011 - 12:00am
March 26, 2011
Letter: Let's honor Vietnam veterans
Wednesday, March 30, has been designated as "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" by Congress to honor all Vietnam War veterans. On March 30, 1973, the last American service member left Vietnam to return to the United States. They did not return to triumphant tickertape parades, speeches,...
opinion / letters
March 26, 2011 - 12:00am
April 6, 2010
Letter: Motorcycles, alcohol don't mix
It's that time of year again when motorcycles are pulled out of the Willmar-area garages after a long Minnesota winter. So it's time to review what any alcohol in the blood can do to judgment, especially to a motorcycle driver. A blood alcohol level of 0.01 (just one beer) to 0.04...
opinion / letters
April 6, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
Tribune Editorial: Kennedy's service deserves recognition
The name Edward "Ted" Kennedy might have meant something completely different. As morning news shows announced the Democratic senator's death Wednesday, CNN's sports commentator Rafer Weigel reported that when he was attending Harvard, Kennedy was told by the head of the Green Bay...
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
Kennedy taken to hospital
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has been wheeled out of the Capitol on a stretcher. He has been taken to a hospital for a check up...
news / nation
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Gillis -- Carlson
Amy Gillis and Ted Carlson were united in marriage July 19 at an outdoor ceremony in Covington, Ga. The bride is the daughter of Vernon and Lilia Gillis and Darrel and Karen Kennedy of Columbus, Ga. The groom is the son of Barry and Kathy Carlson of Willmar. Maid of honor...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am