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Minnesota United stadium construction on track for spring 2019 opening
Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
Man injured in shooting at Fergus Falls apartment
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Light rail stop in downtown Minneapolis to stop two days before Super Bowl
Injury woes challenge UMD hockey
Red-hot Murphy helps Gophers rout Alabama A&M to go 5-0
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Two Gopher offensive linemen questionable for Saturday
Local Roundup: Garberding hat trick helps Willmar win season-opener
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Shelby T. Kingman Jr.
Roland H. Severson
Helen D. Johnson
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
Willmar City Council
November 20, 2017
Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health
WILLMAR — Rice Memorial Hospital will officially be part of Carris Health, a subsidiary of CentraCare Health, as the Willmar City Council...
November 20, 2017 - 10:20pm
November 18, 2017
Willmar council could decide Monday on Rice Hospital lease
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council could make a decision Monday on the Rice Memorial Hospital lease and affiliation agreement with Carris...
November 18, 2017 - 7:03am
November 15, 2017
Health premiums dominate discussion: Willmar council's special session on Rice lease mostly taken up by employee insurance concerns
WILLMAR — The goal of Tuesday's special meeting of the Willmar City Council was to give the public another opportunity to comment on the proposed lease and affiliation of Rice Memorial Hospital to Carris Health, a new subsidiary of CentraCare Health. Instead, the meeting was...
November 15, 2017 - 10:47pm
November 14, 2017
Willmar to apply for Small Cities grant
WILLMAR — If approved by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Willmar could have over $1 million available...
November 14, 2017 - 6:47am
November 7, 2017
Recall process stays the same after Willmar council refuses charter amendments
WILLMAR — Despite unanimous recommendation from the Willmar Charter Commission, five of the eight Willmar City Council members voted against...
November 7, 2017 - 10:47pm
First Street TIF district approved by Willmar City Council
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council on Monday night approved a new redevelopment tax increment financing district along First Street South...
November 7, 2017 - 10:42pm
Willmar council sets two dates for public input on hospital lease
WILLMAR — The public will get at least two more chances to comment on the potential lease of Rice Memorial Hospital to Carris Health, a...
November 7, 2017 - 1:03am
November 4, 2017
Willmar City Council to consider future of Rice Hospital
WILLMAR — The future of Rice Memorial Hospital will be one of the main topics when the Willmar City Council meets Monday for a work session...
November 4, 2017 - 7:31am
November 3, 2017
Snowy roads lead to traffic woes in west central Minn.
WILLMAR — A burst of snow Friday afternoon led to numerous reports of spin-outs and vehicles in the ditch. The band of snow across central...
November 3, 2017 - 7:47pm
October 18, 2017
Willmar Charter Commission looking to amend recall provisions
October 18, 2017 - 7:16am
October 17, 2017
First Street TIF district tabled by Willmar council
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council was unable to come to a decision on the potential redevelopment tax increment financing district for...
October 17, 2017 - 6:15am
October 9, 2017
Willmar Downtown Development shifts focus solely to Food Hub, Becker Market
WILLMAR — In 2005, when the Willmar Design Center was formed as a clearinghouse for strengthening the downtown district, it established...
October 9, 2017 - 6:07am
October 7, 2017
Willmar gun range to get new ballistic blocks, deep cleaning
WILLMAR — Green Bay Lead Services has been hired by the city of Willmar to replace the deteriorating back wall of the city's indoor gun...
October 7, 2017 - 5:48am
October 5, 2017
Willmar council makes small changes to meeting structure
WILLMAR — A majority of the Willmar City Council voted this week to stick with its current work session structure for the foreseeable future,...
October 5, 2017 - 10:47am
October 3, 2017
Willmar approves replacement of Civic Center refrigeration system
WILLMAR — The first steps were approved Monday night at the Willmar City Council meeting to replace the aging refrigeration systems at...
October 3, 2017 - 5:48am