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October 11, 2017
MnDOT commissioner to speak Friday in Spicer
October 11, 2017 - 10:43pm
Kyle Rhoda
Rhoda sentenced to prison time, lifelong supervised release
October 11, 2017 - 10:39pm
Records published Oct. 11
October 11, 2017 - 5:32am
October 10, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune
 
Brothers Connor, from left, and Camden Anderson sit on the bumper of a Willmar fire truck Tuesday at the 11th annual Family Night at the Willmar Fire Station.
Family Night at the Willmar Fire Station
October 10, 2017 - 11:08pm
Willmar man already imprisoned for stalking sentenced in additional case
October 10, 2017 - 6:52pm
Willmar man charged in anti-Muslim incident invokes right to free speech
October 10, 2017 - 6:24pm
Safe Avenues expands to three more counties
October 10, 2017 - 10:37am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Law enforcement and other first responders donate blood Monday in the second annual Battle of the Badges, held in conjunction with a community blood drive at the Assembly of God Church in Willmar. The Willmar Police Department challenged the Willmar Fire Department, Willmar Ambulance, Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and Kandiyohi Rescue Aquad to donate their blood to win the Battle of the Badges trophy. 
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Battling for a good cause: Local law enforcement, first responders donate blood
October 10, 2017 - 9:50am
Cost-sharing funds available for buffer program in Renville County
October 10, 2017 - 9:20am
Willmar Public Schools enrollment grows in first month
October 10, 2017 - 6:48am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Downtown design standards implemented last year by the city of Willmar have been relaxed slightly, prompted by the proposed Kwik Trip gas station and convenience store. The zoning ordinance was amended to make changes to a standard regarding windows and another standard regarding building height and decorative cornices.
Prompted by Kwik Trip development, Willmar relaxes downtown design standards
October 10, 2017 - 6:08am
Jose Armando Padilla
Willmar man to serve 10 years for meth possession
October 10, 2017 - 5:15am
Records published Oct. 10
October 10, 2017 - 4:55am
October 9, 2017
Tribune file photo

Willmar Fests, which already sponsored several floats in the Holidaze parade, has now taken over the entire event that kicks off the holiday season each winter in Willmar. The City Council approved giving Willmar Fests the $5,000 for Holidaze, which was initially appropriated to Willmar Downtown Development until the group said it could no longer organize the event.
Willmar Fests takes over Holidaze
October 9, 2017 - 6:08am
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar Downtown Development will cease current operations this month. Delayed completion of the Historic 313 development project in downtown Willmar, shown here, and disagreements with its partner about managing the building project ultimately led the Willmar Downtown Development board to shift its focus solely to establishing a Food Hub and continuing the Becker Market.
Willmar Downtown Development shifts focus solely to Food Hub, Becker Market
October 9, 2017 - 6:07am