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March 31, 2018
Dorothy Brown
Legacy of Willmar teacher will bring new teachers in classrooms
March 31, 2018 - 5:46am
March 30, 2018
Local Roundup: Eagle Creek introduces new Director of Golf
March 30, 2018 - 10:20pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Movie-goers buy food at the concession stand Feb. 22 at the movie theater in the Kandi Mall soon before its closing. Reel Lux Cinemas opens the new theater’s doors today.
Movie theater reopens today at Willmar's Kandi Mall
March 30, 2018 - 6:10am
March 27, 2018
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Jennie-O hires Sangabriel-Batalla
March 27, 2018 - 9:57am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar Police Officer Tony La Patka watches for the active shooter during a drill at Lakeland Elementary school on Monday. Officers from the Willmar Police Department were able conduct active shooter scenarios at the elementary school while the students were out of the building for their spring break.
Willmar police train to prepare for school shootings
March 27, 2018 - 8:46am
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Jennie-O promotes Zavala
March 27, 2018 - 6:54am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Sue Danielson, the owner of Fabric and Textile Warehouse, says it was a "bittersweet decision" to close the business after 54 years. She is shown March 20 in the Willmar store. The stores in Mitchell, South Dakota, and Spencer, Iowa, are also closing.
A pattern of success: After 54 years, Fabric and Textile Warehouse will close
March 27, 2018 - 6:02am
March 26, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Elijah Gomez, left, and Martin Bravo put on their reflective vests before riding in the recycling pickup truck at Kandiyohi County Community Services in Willmar. Multiple trucks take nonviolent offenders who volunteer with the program to pick up recycling at locations throughout the Willmar and Atwater areas.play button
From service to freedom: Inmates can shorten jail term by serving community
March 26, 2018 - 5:09pm
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune file photo

Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt reviews a brochure from WatchGuard, the company the police department will be purchasing 24 body cameras from. Felt hopes to have the new cameras up and running in spring 2018.
Willmar PD body cameras expected next month
March 26, 2018 - 10:41am
Letter: Help needed to stop elder abuse
March 26, 2018 - 3:00am
March 24, 2018
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Properly fitted respirators can limit exposure to chemicals when they are mixed and applied on fields. Farmers who work with pesticides can get a free respirator fit test during a one-day event April 3 in Willmar.
Free respirator fit test for farmers April 3 in Willmar
March 24, 2018 - 7:30am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar building official Randy Kardell points Thursday to his office calendar where he had been crossing off the days until his retirement Friday. Kardell will continue some part-time work for the city until his replacement achieves all the necessary certifications.
Willmar building official retires after 25 years
March 24, 2018 - 6:29am
March 23, 2018
Letter: Join us in saying ‘never again’
March 23, 2018 - 9:25am
Letter: Join the March For Our Lives on Saturday
March 23, 2018 - 9:20am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A fence lines the perimeter of the former Mills car dealership Wednesday evening in preparation of the building’s demolition on South First Street in Willmar. One of three planned Kwik Trip gas station and convenience stores will be located there.
Work to begin soon on Willmar Kwik Trip sites
March 23, 2018 - 6:31am