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New London’s boutique boom: own continues to grow as a shopping destination as new shops open
Minn. chicken processor announces expansion
Best guess: Key March 31 USDA USDA generates even more interest
Mailbox explosion causes grass fire near Brainerd
After break: Battle over tax cuts awaits Minnesota Legislature
MLB: Boyer turns basement sessions into roster spot
NHL: Wild make Palmquist’s NHL dream come true
NBA: Timberwolves not big Jazz fans
Wild too much for Kings
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Brian Gene Baragar
Irene M. Hertling
Richard "Dick" Hoglund
James "Jim" H. Waage
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Hartog — Geske
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Editorial: Meeting IDs some Willmar objectives
Letter: ACGC’s four-day week
Letter: Support our Willmar schools
Letter: I’m proud of the Wllmar 5
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...
news / local
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,...
local / community
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 City Council candidates' forum Wednesday night. Attending the forum were Ward 2 incumbent Steve Gardner, who is seeking a second four-year...
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...
opinion / commentary
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am