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October 19, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneRep. Collin Peterson smiles for a photo at the Oaks at Eagle Creek in Willmar Sept. 20.
Second time around for 7th District candidates Hughes and Peterson
October 19, 2018 - 11:54pm
October 17, 2018
Chemicals being applied to a field near Moorhead, Minn., in 2008. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
October 17, 2018 - 4:01pm
Kandiyohi County to enter into county-based health purchasing
October 17, 2018 - 9:50am
October 14, 2018
A timeline of BWCAW history
October 14, 2018 - 6:05am
October 6, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Kandiyohi County IT Technician Ryan Engelen fixes a laptop at the Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. The county's information technology staff is tasked not only with maintaining systems that provide citizens with access to digital services but also with making sure fellow county employees have the resources needed to do their jobs each day in the workplace.
Technology and its challenges seep into all Kandiyohi County business
October 6, 2018 - 7:03am
September 21, 2018
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The League of Women Voters of the Willmar Area will host a series of forums with the candidates running for local elected office. Seven candidate forums are scheduled, starting next week, for city, school and county contests, along with local legislative contests.
Willmar LWV to host candidate forums
September 21, 2018 - 6:32am
September 7, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Replacement of the camera system that provides surveillance inside the Kandiyohi County Jail in Willmar and around the outside perimeter is currently underway, with completion expected sometime this fall.
Kandiyohi County tackles upgrades in jail security, technology
September 7, 2018 - 10:16pm
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
Minnesota prison tense amid workplace walkout, doubling of assaults against guards
September 5, 2018 - 7:49pm
August 31, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson debate Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Minnesota State Fair. The event was organized by Minnesota Public Radio. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
It's fair time, so Minnesota governor's race hits high gear
August 31, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 30, 2018
Tribune photo / Clay Conover
A highway sign sits along Kandiyohi County Road 5 in western Willmar in this Tribune file photo. A high-traffic County Road 5 intersection with County Road 15 and Minnesota Highway 23 on the southwest edge of Willmar is an improvement location that is to be funded by a local option sales tax in Kandiyohi County.
Rising costs drive increase in county budget
August 30, 2018 - 11:22pm
August 24, 2018
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar  speaks at a Farmfest candidate forum in early August. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Klobuchar, Newberger broadcast wide differences at Minnesota State Fair debate
August 24, 2018 - 4:11pm
August 19, 2018
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Tuesday
August 19, 2018 - 4:23pm
Primary turnout high in most of Minnesota: Some rural areas saw decline in voting
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
August 15, 2018
Minnesota governor candidates U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, left, and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson share a laugh before a recent forum in Mankato. Democratic voters picked Walz and Republicans voted for Johnson in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, primary election. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
August 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
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