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Destination Playground build continues
Grove City man charged with sexual assault of girl
Charges: Minnesota vehicle thief posts bond, then steals another to escape from ND city
New standards lead to groundwater advisory in Bemidji, suburbs east of St. Paul
Court orders Duluth businessman, partner to pay $1 million in fines, fees for pollution violations
Twins' Santana shuts out Orioles
NFL players union advises Vikings' draft picks not to sign contracts
Watch: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws during first day of OTAs
Rain forces Los Angeles to wait another year for Super Bowl
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Alpha G. Finden
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
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: firstname.lastname@example.org....
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