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Soon, some will get through Twin Cities airport security with a fingerprint or iris scan
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Fire kills 8,300 turkeys at Meeker County farm
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
BANDA: Reshaping soul food's identity
Twin Cities broadcaster dies in Florida
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
October 27, 2016
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Voters have a choice on Nov. 8 of Julie Asmus or Steve Peppin for the open Ward 2 seat on the Willmar City Council. The winner will replace...
October 27, 2016 - 9:06am
October 13, 2016
Ward 2 candidates have very different backgrounds
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of three stories about contests for seats on the Willmar City Council. Today features the candidates...
October 13, 2016 - 7:45am
April 25, 2016
Willmar businessman Steve Peppin to run for Ward 2 council seat
WILLMAR - Willmar business owner Steve Peppin announced his candidacy for the Willmar City Council today. He will be running in Ward 2 for the...
April 25, 2016 - 1:52pm
August 8, 2015
City attorney: Recall petition is invalid
WILLMAR — Willmar City Attorney Robert Scott concluded Friday that the petition to recall long-time Ward 2 City Council member Ron Christianson...
August 8, 2015 - 12:20am
June 2, 2015
Ward 2 in Willmar, you deserve better
As a former Willmar City Council member, I am appalled at the antics of the current council. When the country is calling for transparency on a national, state and local level, how can they justify their actions in regard to the city administrator, Charlene Stevens Do the voters...
June 2, 2015 - 12:00am
October 31, 2014
Letter: Return incumbent to office
Willmar is an interesting and complex city for many reasons, including our rich railroad and Scandinavian history, diverse immigrant population, numerous churches, governmental center, education, industry, regional health care and commerce, recreation including lakes, and of...
October 31, 2014 - 9:13am
October 27, 2014
Willmar Ward 2: Gardner is the right choice
Willmar citizens face a decision crossroads on Nov. 4 as they go to the polls to vote for the Willmar City Council seats. The primary questions for citizens to ask themselves are these: Do you like how this City Council has functioned in recent years? Are you dissatisfied with the...
October 27, 2014 - 6:05am
October 16, 2014
Gardner: Willmar is at a crossroads
WILLMAR — Steve Gardner said he is running again to represent Ward 2 on the Willmar City Council because the city is at a crossroads. Gardner,...
October 16, 2014 - 10:58pm
Christianson: Being where decisions are made
WILLMAR — Ron Christianson said he is seeking re-election to a sixth four-year term from Ward 2 on the Willmar City Council because he retains...
October 16, 2014 - 10:56pm
August 19, 2014
Letter: Taylor thanks supporters
To the supporters of mine during this past campaign for Willmar Ward 2 City Council; I wish to graciously thank you for your votes and kind words of confidence. I also want to thank those that allowed me to place my election signs in your yards.
August 19, 2014 - 4:00am
August 13, 2014
Christianson, Gardner to vie for Willmar's Ward 2 council seat
WILLMAR — Voters in Willmar’s Second Ward will choose between Ron Christianson and Steve Gardner this November in a closely watched contest for a seat on the Willmar City Council. Christianson, the incumbent, and Gardner, a former City Councilman seeking a comeback, won a three-way...
August 13, 2014 - 12:31am
August 7, 2014
Candidate Profile: Gardner: Willmar is at a crossroads
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council candidate Steve Gardner says the city is at a crossroads. Gardner is a candidate in the Aug. 12 primary election for the Ward 2 council seat held by Ron Christianson who is seeking re-election. Also running is Rich Taylor. “We have had far too...
August 7, 2014 - 11:16pm
August 2, 2014
Editorial: Voters do have a race in Ward 2 primary in Willmar
The Aug. 12 primary has a political horse race for a Ward 2 seat on the Willmar City Council. Former council member Steve Gardner and challenger Rich Taylor are running against incumbent Ron Christianson for this Ward 2 seat. The top two candidates in the Aug. 12 primary results...
August 2, 2014 - 8:02am