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Community service officers with the Willmar Police Department drive the Dodge Caravan. Though they do not have full police powers, community service officers are able to issue parking tickets. The decision whether or not to provide funding to replace this and four other vehicles will be before the City Council on Monday.
City Council to consider five new police vehicles
15 min 30 sec ago
June 28, 2017
Pet of the week posted June 28, 2017
10 hours 34 min ago
Willmar musician Terry Shaw charged in second case with criminal sexual conduct
13 hours 12 min ago

In this undated family photo, Ron Olson pets one of the family dogs Coco as a cat, Rafty, sits in the background. Ron died in November, and a $50,000 donation has been made from his estate to the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar.
Donation from animal lover to benefit homeless pets
June 28, 2017 - 6:11am
June 27, 2017
Janning ENT Center adds Benjaminson
June 27, 2017 - 2:16pm
Jen Ehresmann
Ehresmann named to poultry council
June 27, 2017 - 9:07am
Alexis Bakker
Bakker interns with Jennie-O
June 27, 2017 - 8:37am
Christopher Schmitz
Schmitz hired as Jennie-O intern
June 27, 2017 - 8:26am
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Rice recognized for finances
June 27, 2017 - 7:41am
Willmar man injured in motorcycle accident
June 27, 2017 - 7:20am
Tribune file photo 

Soon the shelves at the new location of Mr. B's Chocolatier will be overflowing with sweet creations. The business is moving to the Minnwest Technology Campus, with the goal to increase its online retail sales and continue to offer its sweets to the local area.
Mr. B's has new owner, new location
June 27, 2017 - 7:01am
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Luke Anderson, left, with contractor Corner Stone Construction, and Nate Thomas, structural engineer, talk Thursday in between projects taking place at the Willmar National Guard Armory. The $2.9 million in renovations includes upgraded heating, ventilation and air conditioning, new men's and women's restrooms and energy-efficient LED light fixtures.
Willmar Armory gets much needed overhaul
June 27, 2017 - 6:09am
June 25, 2017
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A redevelopment tax increment finance district is being considered for property along First Street and Minnesota Avenue in Willmar. A developer is already interested in a commercial project on the west side of First Street.
Willmar considers TIF district on First Street
June 25, 2017 - 8:52pm
Highway 12 portion of Willmar Wye can move forward
June 25, 2017 - 8:49pm
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Kids run through the chain link construction paper Saturday, June 24, at Willmar's Destination Playground in button
Kids give the Destination Playground their seal of approval
June 25, 2017 - 3:33pm