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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Man agrees to $2 million settlement after St. Paul police biting, kicking incident
Minn. man convicted of attempted murder loses appeal centering on photo ID
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Keith L. Sorenson
Doris I. Rasmusson
Cleo J. Holtberg
David "Doc" Halliday
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Dave & Vivian Swanson
December 14, 2016
Cohen commentary: Trump voters live in their own bubble
This column is for Bernard Gibson, a good man from the state of Indiana. Late last month, National Public Radio went out to Vigo County there...
December 14, 2016 - 1:55am
November 8, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund Dave Granlund is a national syndicated cartoonist based in Minnesota. Editorial cartoon feedback can be sent to: email@example.com....
November 8, 2016 - 3:40pm
Editorial: It's time to vote
The freedom American citizens all enjoy includes the right to vote on Election Day. It is also a responsibility at the core of our American...
November 8, 2016 - 9:18am
West Central Tribune endorsements for 2016
Here is a review of the West Central Tribune and Forum Communications election endorsements for 2016:
November 8, 2016 - 9:12am
October 24, 2016
Negative tone of White House race sours young voters
BOSTON — The exceptionally negative tone of this year's race for the White House is souring young Americans, turning some away from the...
October 24, 2016 - 2:54pm
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United...
October 24, 2016 - 6:00am
June 27, 2016
Minnesotans invited to vote on new license plate design
State officials Monday revealed three designs for a Minnesota state parks and trails license plate and invited the public to vote online this...
June 27, 2016 - 3:08pm
June 24, 2016
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
LONDON - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow...
June 24, 2016 - 6:57am
June 23, 2016
Britain votes to leave EU in historic divorce
LONDON - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's landmark referendum showed, an outcome that sets the country...
June 23, 2016 - 11:53pm
Early voting starts today for primary election
WILLMAR — There’s still more than a month to go before the primary election but Minnesota voters can start voting early today. Absentee ballots for the Aug. 9 primary can be obtained from local elections offices — typically the county auditor’s office — by mail or in person....
June 23, 2016 - 9:46pm
Spicer voters to decide on sales tax
SPICER — Spicer residents will vote this fall on whether a local option sales tax will be implemented in their town. On a 4-1 vote Tuesday,...
June 23, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Willmar City Council moves forward with sales tax
WILLMAR — In a 6 to 0 vote, the Willmar City Council committed Monday to pursuing a local option sales tax. “I think we need to do it. I...
June 15, 2016 - 12:07am
June 4, 2016
Secretary of State Steve Simon visits Willmar
Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify when absentee voters may deposit their ballot directly. WILLMAR — As the presidential...
June 4, 2016 - 12:07am
May 25, 2016
NLS teachers to vote on Q-comp plan
NEW LONDON — Teachers in the New London-Spicer School District begin voting today on a proposed quality compensation agreement. The voting ends Friday. Known as Q-comp, the plan promotes professional development — such as classroom observations and teacher evaluations — and...
May 25, 2016 - 12:22am
March 10, 2016
Commentary: How Latinos will vote
Now that Latinos have begun to have their say in the primaries, here are 15 things that Americans ought to keep in mind about this important...
March 10, 2016 - 12:00am