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Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Sussenguth -- Spyhalski
Geer -- Baumchen
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
Willmar City Council
June 13, 2016
Clock ticking for vote on Willmar charter amendments that require all eight members present
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council has until July 6 to vote on four city charter amendments before they die due to the lack of a vote from the entire council. Three of the amendments have been brought to the council before, but council absences made it impossible for a vote to...
June 13, 2016 - 12:19am
June 10, 2016
Merger of Kandiyohi County and Willmar assessor offices to start with property data collection
WILLMAR — Staff from the Kandiyohi County assessor’s office will go house to house this summer and fall, collecting information for the county’s property assessment database. It’s a painstaking but necessary part of the process of merging the city of Willmar assessor’s...
June 10, 2016 - 11:26pm
June 8, 2016
Survey says streets, parks should be top priorities in Willmar
WILLMAR — Residents in and around Willmar feel streets and parks should be top priorities for Willmar going forward into the next several years,...
June 8, 2016 - 11:53pm
June 7, 2016
Dooley’s agreement passes
WILLMAR — The business subsidy agreement with Dooley Brothers was approved Monday night by the Willmar City Council, clearing the way for the...
June 7, 2016 - 11:52pm
Willmar City Council terminates fixed-based operator contract
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council voted to terminate the fixed-base operator contract between the city and Brian Negen, Maximum Cruise Aviation,...
June 7, 2016 - 12:19am
June 3, 2016
Willmar City Council to decide on sex offender housing limits
The Willmar City Council is set to make a decision Monday on whether they will limit where some sex offenders can live within city limits. The current draft of the ordinance says level-three offenders — those deemed most likely to reoffend — would be prohibited from living within...
June 3, 2016 - 11:55pm
June 2, 2016
Negen makes moves to keep city FBO contract
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council is expected to decide Monday whether to terminate the contract of the Willmar Airport’s fixed-base operator....
June 2, 2016 - 11:09pm
May 31, 2016
Willmar City Council to have new faces after November election
WILLMAR — There are contested races in three of the four city wards, and come January there will be new faces on the Willmar City Council representing...
May 31, 2016 - 11:55pm
Bob Enos is a candidate for Willmar City Council
WILLMAR - Bob Enos has filed his affidavit of candidacy to run for the Willmar City Council in Ward 3. Councilman Steve Ahmann currently holds...
May 31, 2016 - 4:38pm
May 27, 2016
Willmar Community Development Committee recommends terminating FBO contract
WILLMAR — The Willmar Community Development Committee during its Thursday meeting recommended the Willmar City Council terminate the fixed-base...
May 27, 2016 - 12:15am
May 20, 2016
Policy creates driveway, elevation standards to control stormwater, flooding in Willmar
WILLMAR — In an effort to control stormwater runoff, flooding and the amount of impervious surfaces in the city limits, the Willmar City Council has approved a policy which sets maximum driveway widths and minimum building elevations for new construction. “These are issues that...
May 20, 2016 - 10:59pm
May 17, 2016
Willmar City Council approves street project assessments
WILLMAR — The assessment roll for this year’s street improvements was approved Monday by the Willmar City Council, along with awarding of contracts for the projects. The estimated cost for the four projects is $2,622,493, with $882,993 coming from property assessments. “Unfortunately,...
May 17, 2016 - 10:04pm
Willmar delays terminating contract with airport's fixed-based operator
WILLMAR — The termination of the contract between Brian Negen and the city of Willmar for fixed-base operator services at the Willmar Airport...
May 17, 2016 - 9:57pm
May 16, 2016
Johnson won’t seek re-election to Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — Council member Tim Johnson announced at Monday’s Willmar City Council meeting that he will not run for a third term in Ward 2....
May 16, 2016 - 11:11pm
May 13, 2016
Willmar City Council could abolish assessor’s department
WILLMAR — A public hearing will be held on an ordinance to abolish the city assessor’s office during the May 16 Willmar City Council meeting. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Monday in the council chambers at Willmar Municipal Utilities. If the council decides to abolish the...
May 13, 2016 - 11:50pm