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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
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Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
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September 1, 2012
Wilson to resign as director of public works for city of Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Willmar Public Works Director/City Engineer Holly Wilson will be resigning her position to take a job as city administrator for Pine City. Her last day of work for the city of Willmar will be Sept. 14. In a memorandum Thursday to Willmar City Administrator Charlene Stevens,...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
City Council OKs airport engineering contract
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has authorized city staff to negotiate a five-year professional services agreement with a consultant for airport engineering and planning services after council members asked a few questions related to the agreement. Council member Ron Christianson...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2011
City Council orders 19th Street Northwest improvement
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has ordered the improvement and reconstruction of 19th Street Northwest, which has been seriously damaged...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Committee hears snow removal stats and so far it's been an arduous winter
The city of Willmar rec-eived approximately 41 inches of snow from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1 compared with about 25 inches for the same period one...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2010
Willmar committee debates costs of street sweeping
WILLMAR -- A private contractor's cost to sweep Willmar's streets is greater than the city's cost to sweep the streets, according to a summary prepared by the Public Works Department and presented to the City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee. But committee member Ron Christianson...
December 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 12, 2010
Community Christian School seeking safer crossing for students
WILLMAR -- Community Christian School in Willmar is asking the city to improve safety for students who cross busy 19th Avenue Southwest to get...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2010
New wastewater treatment plant successfully completes test run
WILLMAR -- Willmar's new wastewater treatment plant completed a seven-day test run this week without any operating issues. Plant contractor Graham Construction Services began the test run known as a systems demonstration on Aug. 16.
August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Frost boils bubbling up on streets
WILLMAR -- Frost boils -- mounds of gravel and broken pavement -- are bubbling up again through Willmar streets. The boils occur when freezing...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
No one injured in explosion at grain elevator
LAKE WILSON, Minn. -- No one was injured in an explosion at the Lake Wilson Grain Elevator late Tuesday night. Firefighters from the Lake Wilson and Chandler Fire Departments were dispatched to a report of a vaporizer explosion at 10:20 p.m.
November 18, 2009 - 11:51am
Vaporizer explosion reported in Lake Wilson
LAKE WILSON - The Lake Wilson and Chandler Fire Departments were dispatched to a report of a vaporizer explosion at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday night at the Lake Wilson Grain Elevator. With the elevator located directly across the street from Lake Wilson's Fire Hall, firefighters were on...
November 18, 2009 - 8:59am
September 29, 2009
Sara Wilson of Renville wins tickets to Women's Expo
Sara Wilson of Renville is the Sept. 29 winner in the Women's Expo Ticket Giveaway on Wctrib.com. The West Central Tribune is sponsoring a ticket giveaway for the Women's Expo scheduled Oct.
September 29, 2009 - 1:58am
September 16, 2009
Commentary: Perchance to duel?
WASHINGTON -- Not so long ago, Rep. Joe Wilson's verbal assault on the president -- "You lie!" -- might have produced a much different outcome. Instead of debating whether Wilson should apologize to the U.S. House or face censure, we might be entertaining the prospect of a duel. In...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Commentary: Joe Wilson and our character
WASHINGTON -- If you saw a woman struck by a car, would you call an ambulance right away? Or would you first ask for her papers to make sure she was not an illegal immigrant? If someone living down the street from you were suffering from the H1N1 flu, wouldn't you want him to get...
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2009
Commentary: Rep. Joe Wilson loses it at speech
WASHINGTON -- South Carolina Rep.
September 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 3, 2009
Wisconsin couple shot by man posing as deputy
WILSON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wilson man and woman were shot by a man who invaded their home posing as a sheriff's deputy. St. Croix County Sheriff's Chief Deputy John Shilts says the man entered the home of Tom and Maria Erickson about 11 p.m. Saturday demanding money and drugs. He was...
August 3, 2009 - 7:36am