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Lykken named president of Jennie-O as Leitch takes new position with Hormel
What to know about the FCC's upcoming plan to undo its net neutrality rules
Trump administration to end provisional residency protection for 60,000 Haitians
Poultry pathology: Worldwide search, year-long wait brings full-time pathologist to Willmar poultry testing lab
Riverview plans fifth large dairy west of Willmar
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Vikings' Riley Reiff ready for return to Detroit
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Helen D. Johnson
Thomas "Tom" Rice
Shelby Kingman Jr.
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
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November 4, 2014
Polling places prepare for voters
Maichelle Hanson, of the Kandiyohi County Auditor/Treasurer Department, helps Jack Kotten load a voting machine into his vehicle Monday. The...
November 4, 2014 - 12:14am
November 3, 2014
Only poll that counts comes at ballot box today
Follow the election on Twitter: Look for #wctvote on Twitter for up-to-the-minute local election coverage by the West Central Tribune. ST....
November 3, 2014 - 11:46pm
October 21, 2014
Letter: Be sure to vote on Nov. 4
By the time this gets into print, we will be just a few days away from Election Day. Many people are looking forward to the end of the campaign ads. But how many people are looking forward to voting? We need to remember that many of our ancestors worked hard to give us the...
October 21, 2014 - 12:00am
September 24, 2014
NLS residents learn about school’s $14.6M building proposal
NEW LONDON — During band and choir concerts at New London-Spicer schools parents sit on bleachers and the music rumbles through the high ceilings of the gym.
September 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
June 13, 2014
Commentary: The roar of Europe’s vote
WASHINGTON — When the dyspeptic poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), who loathed Belgium even more than most things, was asked to imagine an epitaph for that nation, he suggested: “At last!” Which is how many Europeans feel about the rapidly growing disgust with the European...
June 13, 2014 - 2:00am
January 3, 2014
Parents of young children in the MACCRAY School District urging ‘no’ vote as district seeks approval of $20M in bonds
RAYMOND — Marriage to Shaun Shubert brought Shelly from the West Coast to Maynard, while a job in Willmar and a house to make their home brought...
January 3, 2014 - 10:55pm
August 29, 2013
Benson, Minn., elementary school wants your vote
BENSON -- Second-grade teacher Roger Ebnet wants to throw a big party for Northside Elementary School and the entire community of Benson, with some help from west central Minnesota and Target. Northside Elementary was leading the nation Thursday afternoon in a race to get the most...
August 29, 2013 - 11:26pm
May 7, 2013
Advocates optimistic as Minnesota Legislature poised for votes on same-sex marriage measure
ST. PAUL — Gay marriage supporters feel victory in the air. Their confidence is high as Minnesota state representatives plan to vote on...
May 7, 2013 - 10:57pm
January 14, 2013
Minnesota GOP loses farm vote, but get message across
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House will not consider agriculture program funding by itself, but rural Republicans who wanted to divorce farm programs...
January 14, 2013 - 10:58pm
December 29, 2012
Absentee ballots available for Willmar special election
WILLMAR — Absentee voting begins Monday in the special election to fill a vacant Willmar City Council seat. The election is only for residents in Ward 4, who will be choosing a replacement for Doug Reese. The longtime city councilman resigned after he was elected in November to...
December 29, 2012 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
$5.4M school bond approved by voters in Hancock, Minn.
HANCOCK -- Voters in the Hancock school district have overwhelming approved a $5.4 million bond referendum.
December 19, 2012 - 1:16pm
Lake Lillian council to appoint mayor
LAKE LILLIAN -- The Lake Lillian City Council will appoint a new mayor in January, after the recipient of the most write-in votes declined the job. City Council member Ken Wittman did not seek the mayor's post, but received the most write-in votes with 13 in the Nov. 6 election. Council...
November 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Voters decide against voter ID
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters do not want to prove who they are. Forty-six percent of voters Tuesday wanted to amend the state Constitution to require a photo ID before voting, but 50 percent was needed. The Minnesota vote went against a trend in other states to approve voter ID. Election...
November 7, 2012 - 2:53am
November 6, 2012
America casts its ballots on democracy's day
APEX, N.C.: Once laid-off, a voter says Obama deserves a chance to turn things around A few miles outside of Raleigh, N.C., voters streamed into the Wake County Firearms Education & Training Center to cast ballots. They lined up along a hallway dominated by posters offering National...
November 6, 2012 - 8:30am
November 2, 2012
Letter: I will vote 'no', I've changed my mind
I've changed my mind. Two sets of my great grandparents settled north of Willmar in 1861 -- one pair on the east shore of Eagle Lake; the other on the south shore of Twin Lakes. It was their dream come true. After struggling to survive in the stony province of Smaland in Sweden,...
November 2, 2012 - 12:18am