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Detail-loving, behind-the-scenes organizer helps Honor Flights cruise smoothly
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Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
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April 15, 2017
Community conversation yields respect for differences in Willmar
WILLMAR — It's easy to tell people whether you are a dog person, a cat person, or somewhere in between. Saying whether you believe things...
April 15, 2017 - 6:02am
March 10, 2017
Mills speaking at WeLead
WILLMAR — The owner and CEO of Mills Automotive Group, Marisa M. Mills, will speak at the WeLead Vision 2040 event at 12 p.m. March 15 at the Minnwest Technology Campus LIfe Science Auditorium in Willmar. Lunch is served at 11:45 a.m. Mills, who was also the vice president and...
March 10, 2017 - 12:15pm
December 7, 2016
Willmar council discusses whether adequate details shared on possible housing project
WILLMAR — A possible multi-unit housing project might now be in danger of falling apart after it was discussed at Monday night's Willmar City Council meeting, before the developer was ready to go public. "I would say this project is in serious jeopardy after our conversation...
December 7, 2016 - 7:16am
November 12, 2016
Vision 2040 to host World Cafe workshop Monday in Willmar
WILLMAR — A World Cafe meeting facilitation technique workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the MinnWest Technology Campus...
November 12, 2016 - 8:09am
March 2, 2016
Reaching community goals ‘brick by brick’
WILLMAR — It was an evening of celebration and conversation for the attendees of the Vision 2040 event Monday night. “Tonight is the night...
March 2, 2016 - 11:38pm
February 29, 2016
Editorial: Vision 2040 meeting set to discuss our future
The many volunteers of Vision 2040 are helping Willmar and Kandiyohi County envision what our collective communities should look like and set...
February 29, 2016 - 7:20am
September 4, 2015
Editorial: Willmar, Minn., Council should fund Vision 2040 request
Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin introduced his proposed 2016 budget Monday night, which totaled $34.74 million to a joint meeting of the Finance Committee and the full City Council. Calvin said his budget focused on four primary area: pavement management, parks, facilities management and...
September 4, 2015 - 12:01am
January 26, 2015
Willmar residents learn to listen to better communicate with other cultures
WILLMAR — Listening may be the most important skill in having a conversation with a person of another culture, according to retired pastor...
January 26, 2015 - 6:17am
March 8, 2014
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Citizens of Willmar and Kandiyohi County have a vital role in building the collective future of our communities. The key to success is leader and citizen participation in the Vision 2040 project. The new generation of citizens and employees often look to the community and the quality-of-life...
March 8, 2014 - 7:00am
March 6, 2014
Vision 2040 Steering Committee begins work on goals that could define Willmar for years to come
Years ago, workers first looked for a job and then lived where the job was located. Today’s younger workers first find the community where...
March 6, 2014 - 11:31pm
November 20, 2013
Vision 2040 provides a roadmap to future, but new leaders needed to make it happen
WILLMAR — If a community-driven plan that’s designed to carry the Willmar lakes area into the year 2040 is going to work, key leaders need...
November 20, 2013 - 11:25pm
Editorial: Let’s work together to help build our future
The Willmar Lakes Area today will get a good analysis of its strengths and challenges and what its collective future might be when the Vision 2040 summary report is released. Two public meetings will be held today to hear presentations from the consultant describing a critical look...
November 20, 2013 - 9:08am
November 18, 2013
Report on Vision 2040 study revealed to community this week
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County residents will get a glimpse Wednesday of what the community could look like in the future when the Vision 2040 study is presented during two different public events. A consultant spent this past summer analyzing data, conducting surveys and meeting with...
November 18, 2013 - 11:24pm
Vision 2040 study presented Wednesday in Willmar, Minn. RSVP to attend
WILLMAR – Kandiyohi County residents will get a glimpse into the future of what their community could look like during two separates presentations Wednesday of the Vision 2040 study. A consultant spent this past summer analyzing data, conducting surveys and meeting with community...
November 18, 2013 - 2:16pm
July 24, 2013
Vision 2040 meeting in New London, Minn., focuses on well-being, economic vibrancy
NEW LONDON – The task of increasing the “well-being” of the Willmar area was voted the top issue to discuss during a Vision 2040 session...
July 24, 2013 - 11:17pm