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Education union gathering public input on matters affecting schools
Minnesota doctors’ views differ on medical pot
Sleepy Eye crash kills four men
Kandiyohi County GOP gives endorsement to Baker in Dist. 17B
Kandiyohi County GOP begins task of 17B endorsement
Wild fall to Blues on shootout
NASCAR: Keselowski wins when Earnhardt runs out of gas
Wolves can’t solve Raptors
Girls basketball: BBE headed for 5A-South finals
College softball: Horning one-hits Hibbing
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Figure skating shows on ice this weekend at Willmar, Minn., Civic Center
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
Macy's sticks to forecast despite slow Valentine's Day sales
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Alberta E. Berends
Vernon John Heyer
Loren August Peterson
Marcella Mae Breitkreutz
Arlene Mavis (Noor) Leuze
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
Editorial: Kudos for end of the tray-pulling policy in Willmar
April 16, 2009
Hog expansion approved for Colfax Township
WILLMAR -- Expansion of a confinement hog operation in Colfax Township was unanimously approved Monday by the Kandiyohi County Planning Commission. When the two additional barns are built at the Dale and Deb Anderson farm, the structures will house 4,500 hogs, or 1,350 animal units. Their...
news / local
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am
March 23, 2009
Judge denies request to halt Watson's legal action against vegetable grower
WATSON -- A district judge has denied a request by Aziz Ansari to dismiss legal action against him by the city of Watson. The recent order by...
news / region
March 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Former U.S. attorney to assist Ansari
WATSON -- An effort to raise legal funds to help Aziz Ansari defend himself against the city of Watson is being suspended, thanks to help that Ansari feels will even the legal playing field. He learned Friday that former U.S. District Attorney David Lillehaug will serve as legal...
news / region
March 23, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
New county ordinance for septic systems under review
WILLMAR -- A proposed ordinance that would revise how septic systems are regulated in Kandiyohi County was reviewed Monday by the Planning Commission. A public hearing will be held March 9. If approved, the county's existing ordinance for individual subsurface sewage treatment systems...
news / local
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Council hears pleas for understanding, reconciliation over project; remains divided on veto
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council failed 4-4 Monday night to override Mayor Les Heitke's veto of the council's April 7 rejection of the $350,000 state grant for the controversial Westwind Estates Third Addition housing project. The mayor issued the veto in an April 8 letter to...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Westwind debate goes to Board of Appeals, are courts next?
WILLMAR -- The landowner who had appealed the conditional use permit for the Westwind Estates Third Addition proposal is looking forward to the opportunity to state his case before the Willmar Board of Zoning Appeals. Attorney Jim Mogen of St.
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 1, 2008
Willmar's Zoning Appeals Board upholds landowner's appeal on Westwind proposal
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Board of Zoning Appeals has upheld Gary Peterson's appeal of the approval of the conditional use permit for a controversial low- and moderate-income housing project in southwest Willmar. Peterson appealed three of the seven findings cited by the Planning Commission...
April 1, 2008 - 12:00am
March 18, 2008
Housing proposal remains hot topic for council
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has ordered that the Board of Zoning Appeals hold a hearing on a controversial low-income housing development planned in southwest Willmar. In another part of the council's Monday night meeting, a member said that Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership...
March 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
Landowner appeals low-income home plan permit
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Planning Commission's approval of a conditional use permit for a low-income, twin-home development in southwest Willmar has been appealed to the Board of Zoning Appeals. Gary Peterson of Willmar has appealed the Planning Commission's Jan. 9 approval of the...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am