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October 10, 2010
Women's Expo 2010 held at Kennedy School
Highlights from the 10th annual Women's Expo event sponsored by the West Central Tribune held on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Kennedy School...
October 10, 2010 - 6:33pm
September 14, 2010
Women's Fund looks to improve life for women, girls across area
WILLMAR -- When organizers with the Women's Fund of the Willmar Area Community Foundation were looking at how to allot grant money this past year, one program that caught their attention was Kitchen Kamp, an initiative by the Heartland Community Action Agency to help teenaged mothers...
September 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2010
Commentary: Gulf women become riders on the storm
WASHINGTON -- When people think of New Orleans, most think of jazz, hurricane cocktails, Katrina -- and now the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But there's another stormy concoction barreling toward the nation's capital -- in the nicest possible way. They call themselves "Women...
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Women's equality remains behind the curve
WILLMAR -- Minnesota women are moving forward in pay equality but progress is achingly slow, a new report issued by the Women's Foundation of Minnesota has found. Lee Roper-Batker, the foundation's president and chief executive, thinks the state might actually be moving backward...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Commentary: The year of the women in 2010?
I've written this column so many times for so many years that it makes me nervous even to begin. More than 25 years after Geraldine Ferraro crashed the glass ceiling to be nominated for vice president, we should be long past "years of the woman." When men win, we call it Tuesday. Someday,...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2010
Editorial: Women heroines stand up in a case
Lindon Roy Knutson of Bemidji Thursday received a 312-month sentence plus conditional release for the remainder of his life. It was a just and deserved sentence of 26 years for his criminal sexual assault of a 73-year-old woman in November at the Crow River Lutheran Church in rural...
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
April 1, 2010
Women's Event early registration deadline is today
Willmar, MN - The deadline to save on registration for this year's 25th Anniversary Women's Event hosted by Ridgewater College is today. The fee for the event is $49 for those registering by the end of today. After that, the amount goes up to $60. The event will be from 3 to 7:45...
April 1, 2010 - 12:03pm
January 21, 2010
Letter: Ninety years of advocacy
Lobbying vs. advocacy... What is the difference? There is no difference and our system of government encourages it. Citizenship is more than voting. It is holding those elected, accountable. Unfortunately, when large sums of money, perks and other influences are added to it, it gets...
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am
County gives Harmony Visitation Center financial boost
WILLMAR -- An additional $20,000 from Kandiyohi County Family Services will help restore some of the services that were cut this fall at the Harmony Visitation Center. The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners has agreed to grant the money, in addition to a previous $20,000 allocation,...
December 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 16, 2009
Women in politics to be discussed Thursday in Willmar
WILLMAR - State Senator Patricia Torres Ray will speak Thursday evening in Willmar at a workshop on women's political leadership. The event, hosted by the White House Project, Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, La Gran America and the Minneapolis Foundation, will be held from...
December 16, 2009 - 10:27am
October 29, 2009
Milan to celebrate women in athletics
MILAN -- Women in athletics will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 7 in Milan in the school gym. The celebration will feature a noon luncheon with speakers Marian Bemis Johnson and Dorothy E. McIntyre, authors of the book "Daughters of the Game." It tells the story of Minnesota girls...
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
October 17, 2009
Commentary: Republican women -- hear them
WASHINGTON -- As the Republican Party continues its pilgrimage through the desert, its leaders may be missing the oasis for the vale of tears. The answer to the party's woes isn't a revamped Web site (GOP.com) offering --wowser!-- really cool social networking platforms. The answer...
October 17, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Letter: Congress must pass real reform of health care system
While it is encouraging that Senate and House committees are beginning to seriously consider health care reform legislation, it is critical that the U.S. Congress take action and pass real health care reform in the next few months. America is facing a health care crisis caused by...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 1, 2009
Letter: LWV continues to encourage participation in government
I am sure there are many of us who are really getting tired of hearing about all the problems of the world, our country, our state, of our community. Just too much, and anyway, what can one person do? Really, what can one person do? Well, over a century ago, many women felt that...
September 1, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am