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Expert: Welcome tomfoolery at work
University professor charged with smuggling ivory, rhinoceros horns
Easy winter means more money for county work
USDA expects more soybeans, small-market crops to be planted this spring
Former Willmar mayor Richard Hoglund dies
Tom Powers: Vikings’ draft options remain wide open
Area golf courses in full swing
NHL: Wild determined to not slow down
MLB: For Twins’ Milone, it’s a start
College softball: Ridgewater splits twin bill
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Irene M. Hertling
Richard "Dick" Hoglund
Larry G. Woltjer
Post — Veldkamp
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Letter: Willmar school issues
Letter: Veterans, you are needed
Commentary: Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal
Commentary: Disability services in critical need of funding
November 5, 2014
Peterson defeats Westrom in U.S. House race
Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Minn., defeated Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator, in the race for the U.S. House in Tuesday’s election.
news / state
November 5, 2014 - 10:32am
November 4, 2014
Peterson takes early lead over Westrom in Minnesota 7th Congressional District race
Longtime Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Minn., took an early lead Tuesday against Torrey Westrom, a popular Republican state senator, for the U.S. House in Tuesday’s election. Peterson was leading 55 to 44 percent with 394 of 1,327 precincts reporting as of 10:30 p.m. Peterson,...
news / nation
November 4, 2014 - 10:24pm
September 9, 2014
Westrom tours technology campus
WILLMAR — One of the take-home messages for Minnesota Sen. Torrey Westrom during a campaign visit Monday to Kandiyohi County came halfway through a tour of the MinnWest Technology Campus. Jim Sandstrom, general manager of Epitopix, described some of the frustrations his company...
news / local
September 9, 2014 - 12:12am
March 17, 2014
Congressman Peterson announces re-election bid
WILLMAR –– U.S. Rep. Colin Peterson finally broke his silence and announced today he will seek another term in office in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Seventh District DFL Congressman, who was first elected in 1990, had been sitting on the fence about whether to run...
news / local
March 17, 2014 - 10:06am
December 4, 2013
Republican state senator announces bid to unseat Peterson
MOORHEAD — With the 2014 election on the horizon, a Republican candidate has emerged to contest Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson for his seat in Congress. State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, will announce in Moorhead today his bid to unseat Peterson in Minnesota’s Seventh...
news / state
December 4, 2013 - 10:34pm
April 24, 2012
Update: Another North Dakota building attack in the Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota leaders apparently cannot stop their North Dakota attacks. Rep.
April 24, 2012 - 9:52am
May 18, 2011
Historic moment as blind Westrom takes speaker's chair
ST. PAUL - Torrey Westrom hopes his historic moment helps other Americans. The Minnesota state representative stood in as House speaker Tuesday afternoon, apparently the first time a blind person ever to run state House debate anywhere in the country. "If nothing else, hopefully,...
May 18, 2011 - 10:23am
November 14, 2009
Blind learn mobile phone details
ST. PAUL -- Torrey Westrom gave Lissa Thies a simple request: learn the basics of using his mobile telephone. His Motorola Q is a typical smartphone, capable of surfing the Web, sending and receiving e-mails and handling text messages, besides being used as a telephone. Even to the...
news / state
November 14, 2009 - 12:00am