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Special election set Aug. 22
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
Brainerd family says final goodbyes to man who was missing for more than 2 years
Man whose boat crashed on Minnesota river found alive
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
October 10, 2009
Letter: U.S. needs action, not talk
Citizens of our country are wondering who our president and Congress are really working for. The hard-working citizens voted them into their lucrative and rewarding jobs and trusted them to keep their promises and to make our nation and its citizens their first priority. So many past...
October 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Letter: Congress must pass real reform of health care system
While it is encouraging that Senate and House committees are beginning to seriously consider health care reform legislation, it is critical that the U.S. Congress take action and pass real health care reform in the next few months. America is facing a health care crisis caused by...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 1, 2009
Letter: LWV continues to encourage participation in government
I am sure there are many of us who are really getting tired of hearing about all the problems of the world, our country, our state, of our community. Just too much, and anyway, what can one person do? Really, what can one person do? Well, over a century ago, many women felt that...
September 1, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2009
Letter: Citizens, get off your duffs
I just got done looking at the wctrib.com Web site opinion page and there were 27 comments plus my own in response to my letter, "Are you doing your civic duty?" My question to all of you who wrote comments: How many of you actually took the time to contact your elected representatives?...
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Letter: Voters tired of being ignored
To Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep.
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 13, 2009
Voters ID proposal falls on deaf ears
ST. PAUL -- Lawmakers rejected a plan requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, but expect to see the legislation again. A...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Letter: Democracy is alive and well
There will be many memorable images from election 2008, but perhaps none is more heartening than that of Americans voting in staggering numbers at the polls. It is an affirmation that our democracy is alive and well. Voters deserve to be congratulated for their deep commitment to...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Prepared for Election Day
County auditors across the region are convinced voter turnout for Tuesday's general election will be huge. The preparations they've undertaken for Election Day have been just as monumental. Between processing requests for absentee ballots, training election judges, boxing up equipment...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Letter: Voters must get involved
Enough is enough of mudslinging, cheap talk with very little intellectual, historical understanding of what made America strong. The West Central Tribune opinion page for Oct. 22 had a piece called "A vote for America's survival" that helped wake me up. Each and every loyal American...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Letter: Think before you vote
On Nov. 4 when you step into the voting booth, please look at the list of presidential candidates, then think about which one sat in a pew and listened to his minister revile his/our country and which one sat in a prison cell and revered his! Which one do you think will serve our...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Forums set Tuesday for Kandiyohi County Board, 13B candidates
WILLMAR -- Candidates for the House of Representatives District 13B race will participate in a forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sponsored by the Willmar Area League of Women Voters and Heartland Community Action Agency, the one-hour forum will be held in the Willmar City Council Chambers,...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Controversial Westwind Estates, low-income homes at forefront of the candidates' issues
WILLMAR -- Discussion about low-income housing and the controversial Westwind workforce housing project consumed about half of a 60-minute Willmar...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Local League of Women Voters candidate forums are Wednesday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area League of Women Voters and Heartland Community Action Agency will sponsor two forums for candidates for Willmar City Council and Willmar School Board. The forums will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the council chambers at the Municipal Utilities Building,...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Have faith and trust in future
This is in reply to Dr. Napgezek's letter to the editor and his fear of the future. Are you fearing too much? I would say so, if it is keeping you awake at night. According to the statistics you gave, there is a 37 percent chance for melanoma to spread but that leaves a 63 percent...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Christian voters remain a priority to Dems in election
DENVER -- Democrats have made it a priority to lure more evangelical and Catholic voters from the Republican camp into their own, but the likelihood of success is becoming more problematic given pronouncements by two Catholic archbishops and a decision by the editor of an evangelical...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am