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Obama sees surging health care sign-ups
Alleged Montevideo bomb-maker told federal agents that he wasn’t violent
Man who assaulted officers faces four felony charges
Warwick attorney seeks to supress client’s statements
Gary Revier, thrice mayor of Redwood, dies at age 67
Prep Wrestling Roundup: Kimball edges Paynesville
Men's College Basketball: Ridgewater tips Central Lakes
Prep gymnastics: Wildcats out-pounce Tigers
Men's College Basketball: Gophers fight off pesky Nebraska-Omaha
Girls hockey: River Lakes tops Detroit Lakes 5-1
'Duck Dynasty' anti-gay fallout sparks wider debate on tolerance
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
Video: Target's holiday hijacked by hack
January Business2Business: Meet the 5 Under 40 winners
FedEx posts higher second-quarter profit
Heather Thompson uses her talents, experiences to help others
Zack Liebl: As a part of the community, he wants to make a difference wherever he can
Video: Ugly Sweater Day at the West Central Tribune
Radig — Syverson
Kirtz — Trelstad
Janssen — Eklund
Schroeder — Wachter
Doris Marie Berscheid
Dorothy M. Norsten
Letter: Willmar should redefine city administrator’s role
Letter: Facts vs. lies about Israel
Commentary: A 90th birthday is a day to celebrate a lot of living
Letter: The echo chamber of opinion
Letter: Ella Avenue needs guard rails
May 10, 2013
One World Trade Center gets final spire
NEW YORK (AP) -- The silver spire topping One World Trade Center has been fully installed on the building's roof, bringing the iconic structure...
news / nation
May 10, 2013 - 7:23am
October 30, 2012
Letter: Miller wants to protect top 3 percent
I attended a meet your local candidate's function last week. It was for county commissioners and council and mayor candidates. For about 1½ hours, incumbents told us how the state has cut money to the cities, county, townships, schools, etc.
opinion / letters
October 30, 2012 - 9:57am
May 22, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Steam Brothers owner honored
Dave Danzeisen, owner of Steam Brothers of Willmar, recently returned from the 2012 Steam Brothers Annual Conference in Bismarck, N.D. Danzeisen received the award for Top Production in Carpet Sales for 2011. This award is given to those who have an increase in overall carpet sales,...
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
Gas prices top $3 in Willmar area
Gas prices Thursday topped $3 at some pumps in the Willmar area Thursday, the first time gas prices have hit that level in more than two years. Gas for regular unleaded was posted as $3.049 Thursday afternoon at SuperAmerica in Willmar, but the station had dropped the price had $2.999...
news / local
December 3, 2010 - 9:01am
January 12, 2010
NLS begins its annual budget cut process, approves Race to the Top
WILLMAR -- The New London-Spicer School Board on Monday approved a resolution directing the district's administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions. Thus begins the timeline for budget cuts for the 2010-11 school year. Superintendent Paul Carlson...
news / region
January 12, 2010 - 12:00am
January 7, 2010
Benson School Board signs on to Race to Top grant app
CLONTARF -- The Benson School Board has approved signing on to the state's application for the federal Race to the Top grant money. The decision came Monday at the board's regular meeting at St. Malachy's Church in Clontarf, according to Superintendent Lee Westrum. The board hosts...
news / region
January 7, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2009
Commentary: Obama is at war with his general
SAN DIEGO -- You can place a top general in Afghanistan, but you can't tell him what to think. Call that one of President Obama's first lessons as commander in chief. The person who took the president to school on that point was Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who was named by Obama just...
opinion / commentary
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
American Opinion: On the 'Race to the Top' competition
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On the 'Race tothe Top' competition: Earlier secretaries of education can only envy Arne Duncan, the current holder of that post. Under the department's "Race to the Top" competition, Duncan has a $5 billion...
opinion / editorials
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
2008 Year in Review
A tornado that hit in the early evening hours of July 11, destroying several homes south of Willmar, was the region's top news story in 2008. A criminal vehicular homicide conviction for the driver involved in the bus crash that killed four students near Cottonwood, the fatal stabbing...
extra / news / Ridgewater
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am