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Rep. Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Video: Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held in Benson
Hearing Tuesday on appointing or electing Kandiyohi County officers
Judge orders change, Minn. sex offender program remains same
Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Boys Basketball: BBE rallies in 2nd half to win Class A title
NLS girls get No. 3 seed, play Esko Wednesday 8 p.m.
College Baseball: Ridgewater nearly beats top-ranked Iowa Western
Men's basketball: Badgers knock Gophers out of tournament
Girls basketball: NLS tops Sauk in OT to earn spot at state
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
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'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
Bach — Smith
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
Louis Ronald Steffens
Robert "Bob" Terhell
Editorial: Dayton’s reasoning wrong on this issue
Letter: Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
Letter: Misconceptions about wolves
Letter: Conventional wisdom vs. truth
September 3, 2013
Ryan in training as Jennie-O Turkey Store supervisor in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that William Ryan has accepted the position of production supervisor trainee at the Willmar Avenue facility. He will be training in all aspects of production to gain the skills needed to become a production supervisor. He is a North...
September 3, 2013 - 7:48am
Miller to join ACMC pediatrics department in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers announces that Suzanne Miller, M.D., will join the pediatrics department in November 2013. Dr. Miller earned her medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical School, Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill....
September 3, 2013 - 7:43am
Jujitsu open house Sept. 12 in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Eric Holien announces Great Lakes Training Group-Jujitsu will hold an open house Sept. 12 at the National Guard Armory, 614 Highway 71 N.E. in Willmar. Students range from kids as young as 5 to adults. The class and program for youth will start at 6:30 p.m., followed...
September 3, 2013 - 6:46am
Liebl is new owner of Cornerstone Coffee in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Lisa Liebl is new owner of Cornerstone Coffee, located in the Skylark Center, 1604 First St. S., in Willmar. Cornerstone Coffee seats 75 and serves breakfast and lunch, fresh made-from-scratch bakery items and True Stone Coffee, an organic, fair trade coffee. Cornerstone...
September 3, 2013 - 6:42am
August 30, 2013
Records for Aug. 31
This is the records summary for Aug. 31. Darwin collision results in diesel fuel leak on Hwy. 12 DARWIN — A collision between a car and semi-truck Thursday night in Darwin resulted in no injuries but caused a rupture in a fuel tank that leaked 150 to 180 gallons...
news / region
August 30, 2013 - 8:45pm
August 27, 2013
United Prairie Bank in Spicer, Minn., promotes McDonnell
SPICER — United Prairie Bank of Spicer announces the recent promotion of longtime team member Ruth McDonnell. She has been serving customers in the deposit area for a number of years and will now be adding lending to her duties. “Ruth will continue to exceed our customers’...
August 27, 2013 - 8:06am
DeGrote is FCS account assistant in Willmar, Minn., office
WILLMAR — Margaret DeGrote recently joined United FCS as an accounting assistant in the Willmar corporate office. As an accounting assistant, she will provide accounting and clerical support for the corporate team. DeGrote earned an administrative assistant degree from Ridgewater...
August 27, 2013 - 7:30am
Pederson is manager at Anytime Fitness in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Zane Pederson has been named the new manager at Anytime Fitness, 1605 First St. S., Willmar. Pederson is a lifelong resident of New London, graduated from New London-Spicer High School and formerly owned Precision Flooring Installation. He can be reached at...
August 27, 2013 - 6:30am
August 19, 2013
City to close 19th Street Northwest for rail crossing work
WILLMAR — The City of Willmar announced today that 19th Street Northwest between West Trunk Highway 12 to north of the BNSF railroad tracks will be closed starting at 7 a.m. Thursday through 5 p.m. Friday this week for rail crossing improvements. Traffic will not be allowed through...
August 19, 2013 - 1:44pm
Kandiyohi County, Minn., Board to meet Tuesday
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Health and Human Services Building for its regular meeting. Items on the agenda include a letter of retirement from County Assessor Tim Falkum, reports on the county's "Safe Community Coalition"...
news / local
August 19, 2013 - 11:59am
Records for Aug. 19
Four injured in weekend accident in Belgrade BELGRADE -- Four teenaged girls were injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night in Belgrade. Two of the girls suffered serious injuries. According to the State Patrol, at about 10 p.m. Friday, a 2001 Nissan Altima driven by Arianna...
news / region
August 19, 2013 - 12:27am
August 17, 2013
Records for Aug. 17
This is the records summary for Aug. 17. Former Bemidji police chief injured on bicycle tour north of Paynesville PAYNESVILLE — A former Bemidjit police chief riding in the Bicycle Around Minnesota tour was injured when he was hit by a car Friday morning north of Paynesville....
news / local
August 17, 2013 - 12:29am
August 16, 2013
MPCA investigating fish kill in Beaver Creek in Renville County
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investigating a fish kill along about 10 miles of the West Fork Beaver Creek south of Danube in Renville County. A report of “a lot of dead fish and scummy water in Beaver Creek” was called in to the MPCA Wednesday...
news / region
August 16, 2013 - 4:34pm
August 14, 2013
Records for Aug. 15
This is the records summary for Aug. 15. Crashes WILLMAR — Police responded to a crash around 5 p.m. Tuesday at Eighth Avenue and 23rd Street Southeast. According to the accident report, a vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle while slowing down for a stop sign....
news / local
August 14, 2013 - 8:20pm
Records for Aug. 14
This is the records summary for Aug. 14. Shed fires LITCHFIELD — Two sheds in two different areas of Meeker County were destroyed Monday in fires that were apparently started after recently used lawn mowers were parked inside. There were no injuries but personal...
news / region
August 14, 2013 - 12:01am