Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: insidescoop.areavoices.com or the Tribune's blog at: westcentraltribune.areavoices.com.
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“We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective.” — Dave Barry With the new year Friday, longtime journalist David Little is retiring from the newsroom at the West Central Tribune. Little has been a reporter at the West Central Tribune since February 1982, when he was hired by then-editor John Tradup. During his tenure here, Little has worked for five editors: Tradup, Forrest Peterson, Dana Yost, Ruth Newman and myself.
primarily work evenings and overnights, so it’s easy for people to take for granted that the floors are clean, waste baskets empty and the paper towels restocked when they arrive at work or school each morning. Their work is a little more difficult this time of year as they maneuver around the office Christmas tree and haul out remnants of the holiday potluck. It doesn’t bother Jeff Mitchell, who has cleaned office buildings for Dow Services of Fargo for over eight years.
With the holiday season in full swing, it is time for Holiday Food Challenge for Forum Communications Company media and others. This year the Grand Forks Herald staff issued its quirky, light-hearted challenge to other media to eat pickled herring.
The announcement of child pornography charges and the person of interest connection came 26 years and 7 days after Jacob Wetterling was abducted on a warm Sunday night near St. Joseph along a rural Stearns County road. Minnesota paused to listen on many fronts. U.S.
Strong winds have developed this morning across west central Minnesota today behind a departing cold front. A high wind warning is in effect for much of west central Minnesota, particularly along and west of a line from Alexandria to Kandiyohi to Olivia to Clements.
The U.S. National Guard 's 682nd Engineering Battalion began its deployment convoy parade Thursday morning on U.S. Highway Business 71 . The unit traveled south through Willmar, then on the Highway 23 Bypass to Willmar High School where the unit's deployment ceremony was conducted. Tribune photo by Kelly Boldan
The Kandiyohi County-wide Housing Study will be presented at 3 p.m. today in the multi-purpose room at the Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. The meeting is open to the public. The study was prepared by Community Partners Research, Inc.