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When money struggles push a household into a tailspin, the food shelf can offer aid
Road weight restrictions begin Tuesday for central zone
A plunge in obesity in preschoolers? Not so fast, experts say
Willmar Area Food Shelf participates in annual FoodShare campaign
'Good night': Haunting final contact from missing Malaysian jet
NASCAR: Edwards wins at rain-soaked Bristol track
NBA: Martin, Wolves edge Kings
College Basketball: Gophers miss cut for NCAA tourney
College Basketball: Florida overall No. 1 for men’s NCAA tourney
Jubilant Jaguars: BBE boys win another Class A title
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
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'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
Bach — Smith
Mark your picks in our March Fever Upfront Picks contest
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)
Zelda M. Everson
Marlin S. B. Engen
Louis Ronald Steffens
Editorial: Dayton’s reasoning wrong on this issue
Letter: Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
Letter: Misconceptions about wolves
Letter: Conventional wisdom vs. truth
December 2, 2011
County budget debated during truth in taxation hearing
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Commissioners were taken to task for expenditures in the proposed 2012 budget during the Truth in Taxation hearing...
news / local
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 12, 2010
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet at 6:01 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The meeting will start after 6 p.m. because of the requirements for holding its Truth-in-Taxation presentation at the...
news / local / education
December 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Letter: Vote for Democratic truth
People need to be reminded that the current national and state economic and unemployment problems began during, and as a result of, the Bush and Pawlenty Republican leadership. The deficit needs to be paid. Government spending needs a major overhaul. Wasteful and fraudulent spending...
opinion / letters
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Cartoon by Bruce Beattie
opinion / news / cartoons
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
May 24, 2010
Commentary: Real, true Marines just do not lie
WASHINGTON -- I have a thing for Marines, always have. It began a long time ago when I watched my older brother amble away in the night toward his barracks at Camp Pendleton near San Diego. I cried myself dry that evening, thinking that I might not see him again, knowing that the...
opinion / commentary
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Willmar school taxes to increase 18 percent
WILLMAR -- Property taxes for the Willmar School District are set to increase nearly 18 percent in 2009. Some of the increase will come from a $201.51-per-student operating levy approved by the district's voters in November. The levy will also increase because of decisions made by...
local / education
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Kandiyohi County to conduct tax hearing Thursday on $60M budget
WILLMAR -- For the first time since 2004, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will conduct a Truth-in-Taxation hearing for the proposed budget and tax levy. The public hearing will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the board room at the Health and Human Services building. In recent...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
November 29, 2008
Willmar Schools tax hearing set for Tuesday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will conduct its Truth in Taxation hearing at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the first floor boardroom at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The public hearing will provide taxpayers with information about the school budget and the...
local / education
November 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Letter: Don't fall for political lies
I am concerned about the negative ads against Al Juhnke. I was at a meeting with Claire, his wife, when their daughter called. She and her friends had been listening to a local radio station when one of those negative ads came on. Her friends told her that they would not vote for...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am