Dan Burdett is the community content coordinator at the West Central Tribune. He has 13 years experience in print media, to include four years enlisted service in the United States Air Force. He has been an employee of Forum Communications since 2005, joining the company after spending two years as the managing editor of the Redwood Gazette and Livewire in Redwood Falls. Prior to his current position, Dan was the presentation editor at the Tribune.
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WILLMAR — The Finance Committee is recommending the Willmar City Council accept a citizens’ group’s donation of $5,000 toward the $25,000 estimated cost of an organization study of city government...
OLIVIA — A 31-year-old Hector man was sentenced Tuesday to 21 months in prison, which was stayed, 90 days in jail, a $500 fine and seven years of probation on...
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council members held their biennial organizational meeting this week and elected Denis Anderson as acting mayor for 2013 and 2014. After every general election, the eight-member...
On this day, Room 142 at Willmar Middle School is no ordinary classroom. The desks are gone, discarded to every inch of free space to create a makeshift studio that for the next hour will play host to a collage of budding musicians.
For Wendell Nash, five words changed his life: "Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles." It was Feb. 9, 1964, and the legendary band was appearing on the "Ed Sullivan Show" for the first time. Minutes later they had laid the foundation to a musical revolution that would be the benchmark for everything that followed. "You could say that moment had somewhat of an impact," Nash, 61, recalled during an interview March 7 at Whitney Music Center in Willmar.
MONTEVIDEO -- Habitat for Humanity will be placing three of its homes in Montevideo for sale at auction in March, the West Central Minnesota board of directors has decided. "(The) time has come that these assets no longer promote the mission of Habitat and hinder the ability to help families in need in other ways,'' Joline Hovland, executive director, said Monday in a news release. The chapter sought for the past two years to find families to purchase the Habitat homes located on McKinley and Eighth Streets in Montevideo without success.
Most baseball fans seem to recall with little effort their first big-league game with their father. My first game took place Aug. 6, 1994, at the Metrodome. The Twins were hosting the New York Yankees in the first game of a two-game set.