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October 30, 2012
Longtime Willmar businessman Orvis Pattison says rumors of a Kandi Entertainment Center sale are untrue. Pattison, who built the building, above, at 500 19th Avenue Southeast in 1977, says business remains good, citing bowling leagues are up, wedding receptions are doing well and the Latino community has been using the KEC for birthday celebrations. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Kandi Entertainment Center in Willmar, Minn., hasn't been sold
October 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 29, 2012
Heavy equipment works Friday at the site of new Mills complex south of Willmar on Highway 71. The site will be the new location for the Mills Auto Center Buick, Toyota, Nissan and Scion building currently located at the intersection of First Street and 19th Avenue Southwest. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Earthwork begins on $5M Mills project in Willmar, Minn.
October 29, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
U.S. economy takes big hit as business orders drop significantly
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 25, 2012
The County Board of Commissioners and departments heads conducted a work session Wednesday to discuss sweeping changes to the layout of the Kandiyohi County Office Building located at 400 Benson Ave. S.W. in downtown Willmar. The county is looking at its current structure to determine how to be more efficient and provide better service to the public.Willmar Tribune illustration
Proposals discussed to improve customer service by redesigning Kandiyohi County, Minn., Office Building
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Randy Dokken, center, conducts a tour Tuesday of the Buhler Industries Inc. factory in Willmar as local seniors participate in the second annual manufacturing showcase. The Buhler plant was one of numerous manufacturers who opened their doors to students. Tribune photos by Gary Miller
2nd 'Discover Manufacturing' event offers students around Kandiyohi County, Minn., an inside look
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
ACGC District in west central Minn. OKs initiative for iPads for next year
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
Casey Jenny, an employee with Willmar Municipal Utilities, installs an LED street lamp June 23 in a neighborhood in southeast Willmar. Officials will continue to test the three Phillips-brand LED units the utility placed at three residential locations in the city. Tribune photo
Willmar, Minn., Utilities continues LED streetlight trial
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Marcus Construction of Willmar, Minn., receives construction award
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Benson joins Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing in Willmar, Minn.
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
O'Neill joins Henslin Auctions in Willmar, Minn.
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
A group of 27 different kid-owned businesses sell their hand-made products on Friday during the 23rd annual Enterprizing Kids at the Kandi Mall in Willmar.  Participants learn the aspects of teamwork, handling money, responsibility and customer courtesy.
Enterprizing Kids at Kandi Mall
October 19, 2012 - 4:41pm
Milan's Micronesian community is exploring the possibility of creating a cooperative to expand its economic opportunities in the community. Erika, left, and Josia Raymond and their child, EJ, visit with Robert Ryan, right, about the plans. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Milan, Minn.'s, Micronesian community hopes to launch cooperative to expand economic opportunities
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 18, 2012
The Casa de Misericordia Church in Willmar will purchase the former Lincoln Elementary School building, located at 511 Julii St. S.E. The building was on the market for about two years and never had an offer until the school board discussed demo. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Buyer found for former Lincoln school building in Willmar, Minn.
October 18, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Willmar, Minn., health providers, business leaders explore how to create a sustainable health care system
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Repairs underway to fix oil issue at Willmar, Minn., wind turbine
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am