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Stream bank erosion, nitrogen still biggest challenges for Hawk Creek
Wetland banking an option for farmers seeking mitigation acres
Creations by local baker all the rage at Midwest convention
Ridgewater top community college in state for career preparedness
Girls basketball: Redwood Valley ends BOLD's run
State Basketball: NLS opens against Annandale
Boys basketball: NLS soars into Class AA tourney
Twins' options at third reduced with Sano's injury
Timberwolves top Pistons
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Figure skating shows on ice this weekend at Willmar, Minn., Civic Center
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
Macy's sticks to forecast despite slow Valentine's Day sales
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Marcella Mae Breitkreutz
Loren August Peterson
Arlene Mavis (Noor) Leuze
John G. Tripp
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
Editorial: Kudos for end of the tray-pulling policy in Willmar
June 27, 2013
'Western chic' wedding combines antique feel with modern touches
Michael and Shanna Lecy are BBQ-grillin', country music-lovin', cowboy boot-wearin' kind of people. When they got married last March, it was important to them that the wedding reflected their personalities, right down to the details. So when deciding on a theme for their wedding...
life / community
June 27, 2013 - 10:15am
September 23, 2011
Huskies leaves WCHA to join NCHC
ST. CLOUD (AP) -- St. Cloud State is leaving the Western Collegiate Hockey Association to join the new National Collegiate Hockey Conference. SCSU...
sports / college / state
September 23, 2011 - 12:30am
April 10, 2011
Flood-related road conditions in western Minnesota
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to drive with caution as flooding continues to affect area highways and interstates in west central Minnesota.
April 10, 2011 - 12:12pm
January 15, 2011
City might begin work this year on wastewater collector
WILLMAR -- Construction could begin this summer on a new sewer line called the western collector as the city updates the wastewater collection sy-stem and plans for future development and growth. The western collector project is separate from the $86.2 million wastewater collection...
news / local
January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
President, CEO of Great Western Bank to retire
The president and chief executive officer of Great Western Bank has announced he'll step down after the new year. A news release from the Sioux...
news / business / nation
October 8, 2010 - 8:05am
August 7, 2010
Fire fighters squelch blaze at Holloway grain facility
HOLLOWAY -- Firefighters from eight different departments extinguished a fire Thursday at the Western Consolidated Cooperative's grain handling facility in Holloway and prevented it from spreading to a large, grain storage facility. Jet black smoke was visible as far away as Starbuck...
news / region
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Fire fighters squelch blaze at Holloway grain handling facility
HOLLOWAY -- Fire fighters from eight different departments extinguished a fire at the Western Consolidated Cooperative's grain handling facility in Holloway and prevented it from spreading to a large, grain storage facility on Thursday night. Jet black smoke was visible as far away...
news / region
August 6, 2010 - 2:32pm
March 13, 2010
Sierra Club starts western Minn. group
WILLMAR -- A western Minnesota group of the Sierra Club has been organized after about 30 people joined on Jan. 30 in Willmar. The group discussed local environmental issues and ways a local chapter could address them. Afterwards the participants enjoyed an outing at Sibley State...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2009
West-Con reduces seasonal work force
HOLLOWAY -- Western Consolidated Cooperative has recently completed a spring season lay off of approximately 40 employees, according to a news release from the company on Monday. The lay offs affect workers with the company's operations in Holloway, Appleton, Raymond, St. Leo, Kensington,...
news / local / region
June 8, 2009 - 2:36pm
May 21, 2009
Renville County man seeking support for billboard project designed to attract residents of metro area to rural Minn.
OLIVIA -- By train or by billboard along the freeway, John Hubin is looking to lure metropolitan area businesses and residents to Renville County. Hubin is asking the Renville County Board of Commissioners for support from the county in both endeavors. Hubin, publisher of the weekly...
news / local / region
May 21, 2009 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Minnesota River trail litigation to continue, could reach the Minnesota Supreme Court
GRANITE FALLS -- Plans for a recreational trail along the Minnesota River in Chippewa County could be going to the Minnesota Supreme Court. City Council members in Granite Falls voted unanimously this week to appeal a recent district court decision on the case to the state's high...
news / local / region
April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Big Stone II case centers on projections
ST. PAUL -- The fate of an electric transmission line project in western Minnesota may rest on who regulators decide has better predictions. Utility companies seeking to build a power plant in South Dakota and boost electric transmission capacity in western Minnesota say a coal-fired...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am