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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 8, 2017
Wind causes scaffolding to tip at Willmar school construction site
WILLMAR — A large scaffolding structure at the construction site for Lakeland Elementary School tipped in high winds Tuesday. There were...
March 8, 2017 - 1:46pm
March 7, 2017
Letter: City has many priorities
I hear that the Willmar City Auditorium is in need of renovation. Many people consider that a landmark, and they may be anxious to get this...
March 7, 2017 - 9:55pm
Hoagland petitions Minn. Supreme Court for review of case
ST. PAUL — In January, Pete Hoagland won an appeal to be re-sentenced on eight counts of criminal sexual conduct. His original sentence...
March 7, 2017 - 9:46pm
Wind gusts reach over 50 miles per hour in west central Minnesota
Wind gusts reach over 50 miles per hour Tuesday across west central Minnesota. Garbage cans littered the streets and debris swept acrossmany...
March 7, 2017 - 6:52pm
Willmar man injured in Highway 71 crash
WILLMAR — A 52-year-old Willmar man was injured Tuesday morning in a broadside crash on U.S. Highway 71 just north of Willmar. According to...
March 7, 2017 - 10:43am
Letter: The facts on crime by immigrants
President Trump has chosen undocumented immigrants and refugees as his scapegoat. If we've learned anything in his first 40 days, we've learned...
March 7, 2017 - 9:22am
Willmar council hears details of $3.5M in street projects
WILLMAR — Nearly $3.5 million in street improvement projects are proposed for 2017 in Willmar. The Willmar City Council conducted the state-mandated...
March 7, 2017 - 9:05am
Rice Hospital recognized for financial communication
WILLMAR — Rice Memorial Hospital has achieved recognition as an adopter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association's "Patient...
March 7, 2017 - 8:27am
Rice Care employee honored with caregiver award
WILLMAR — Beverly Bruse, housekeeper at Rice Care Center, received the Caregiver of The Year award for District E from LeadingAge Minnesota....
March 7, 2017 - 7:52am
Grabinger joins West Central Tribune
WILLMAR — Jason Grabinger has joined the West Central Tribune as a marketing consultant. Grabinger recently moved to the Willmar area...
March 7, 2017 - 7:34am
Kompelien to represent home builders
WILLMAR — The National Association of Home Builders has elected Chad Kompelien, of Willmar-based Kompelien Customer Homes, to be the 2017...
March 7, 2017 - 7:18am
Frazier joins Willmar Orthopedic Services team
WILLMAR — Beth Frazier has accepted a position as a nurse practitioner with Willmar Orthopedic Services, a joint effort with ACMC Health...
March 7, 2017 - 7:05am
Woman gets probation for Kandi Mall burglary
WILLMAR — A 20-year-old woman was sentenced Monday to serve 10 years of probation for her role last year in an overnight burglary and theft...
March 7, 2017 - 6:40am
March 6, 2017
Willmar board, teachers reach tentative agreement on 2015-17 contract
WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools teachers and the School Board have reached a tentative contract settlement after nearly two years of negotiations....
March 6, 2017 - 10:03pm
Willmar City Council holds hearing Monday on street projects
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council will hold a public hearing Monday night on the proposed 2017 street and trail improvements. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 7:01 p.m. in the council chambers in the Willmar Municipal Utilities Building. There are a dozen projects being...
March 6, 2017 - 7:38am