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January 8, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

It was a full house Monday at the Willmar City Council meeting, as members of the public continued to speak out against Councilor Ron Christianson and the comments he apparently liked on Facebook. Also attending the meeting were members of Boy Scout Troop 224 working on a “Citizenship in the Community” merit badge.
Calls continue for Christianson's resignation from Willmar council
January 8, 2018 - 10:09pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Ben Leal, from left, and Russell Flores, employees of Turbo Turf, stand on cherry pickers Monday as they remove zip ties from Christmas lights to begin dismantling the "Celebrate the Light of the World" display at the Chad and Angie Koosman property in rural Willmar. Crews began working at 8 a.m. Monday and expect to finish removing the lights within the week.
Lights out: Koosmans' final holiday display raises $156,780
January 8, 2018 - 9:57pm
Name of inmate who died in Kandiyohi County Jail is released
January 8, 2018 - 9:35am
Tribune file photo  

The United States Tennis Association has awarded the city of Willmar a $20,000 grant to go toward replacing the two tennis courts at Miller Park with a new four-court complex with LED lights. Work is expected to begin in April. The overall project costs, which includes new playground equipment, is approximately $370,000.
Grants assist Willmar's Miller Park tennis project
January 8, 2018 - 5:47am
January 7, 2018
Inmate dies at Kandiyohi County Jail
January 7, 2018 - 5:55pm
Photo by Rand Middleton
Willmar School Board to meet Monday
January 7, 2018 - 11:50am
January 6, 2018
Tribune file photo

Willmar Municipal Utilities purchases the vast majority of its power on the market via power supply contracts. The Utilities Commission is now deciding whether to continue purchasing power as an individual or join a joint action agency.
Willmar Utilities considers power supply options
January 6, 2018 - 6:24am
January 5, 2018
Court of Appeals affirms dismissal of Kandiyohi County theft charges
January 5, 2018 - 7:04am
January 4, 2018
Willmar's Erica Schramm competes in the vault on Thursday night in a meet against Melrose. Erica Dischino / Tribune
Gymnastics: Top-ranked Cards defeat Melrose
January 4, 2018 - 11:36pm
Boys Basketball: Slagter sets scoring record in Cards' win
January 4, 2018 - 11:32pm
Pet of the week published Jan. 4
January 4, 2018 - 10:31am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Stephen Ramsey, from left, conducts the symphony orchestra while soloists Pitnarry Shin and Madeline Sheard perform during a dress rehearsal Tuesday for the Willmar Area Symphonic Concert scheduled Sunday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. Sheard is the granddaughter of Dennis and Dar Benson, of Willmar.
Guest cellists to perform Sunday with Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra
January 4, 2018 - 9:23am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

File photo of Rice Memorial Hospital shot Nov.  8, 2017.
Rice earns revenue cycle award
January 4, 2018 - 8:48am
January 3, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Anez siblings -- Sullivan, from left, Sam, Savannah and Lawson -- cut the ribbon Tuesday to mark the opening day of Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar. They cut the ribbon in honor of their father, Jared Anez, Willmar School Board chairman who died unexpectedly in March 2017.
Lakeland Elementary: Willmar's new school finally open
January 3, 2018 - 7:05am
January 2, 2018
Boys Basketball: Undefeated Willmar surges past Becker
January 2, 2018 - 11:12pm