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Willmar 8

October 11, 2018
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The husband and wife folk singing duo Curtis & Loretta will be performing Saturday night at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar. One of the songs they will be performing is the "Willmar 8 (We Are All Equal You Know)", written about the Willmar 8 bank strike. Curtis & Loretta is made up of Curtis Teague and Loretta Simonet.
Curtis & Loretta shine folk light on Willmar 8
October 11, 2018 - 7:31am
December 16, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Sylvia Erickson Koll, from left, Irene Wallin, Sandi Treml and Teren Novotny hold protest signs just like they did 40 years ago while on strike. These women are half of the Willmar 8, a group of female employees who participated in the first bank strike in Minnesota calling for equal opportunity and pay in the workplace. Turn to C1/Extra for the story.
40th anniversary of the Willmar 8: First bank strike in Minnesota was in Willmar
December 16, 2017 - 6:24am
February 17, 2017
Briana Sanchez/ Tribune
Teren Novotny, from left, Sandi Treml and Irene Wallin attend the Willmar 8 exhibit Thursday at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar. Novotny, Treml, Sylvia Koll and Wallin, four of the original eight, attended a reception in their honor. The exhibit is a partnership with The Barn Theatre and the Kandiyohi Historical Society. 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the strike protesting unequal pay. The exhibit coincides with The Barn's production "9 to 5: The Musical."
The Willmar 8
February 17, 2017 - 8:32am
February 9, 2017
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“The Willmar 8” were eight female employees of the Citizens National Bank in Willmar who went on strike nearly 40 years ago on Dec. 16, 1977.
'Willmar 8' exhibit open at The Barn
February 9, 2017 - 3:44pm
December 3, 2014
Video: Women who paved the way: Willmar 8
December 3, 2014 - 11:56am
November 21, 2014
Three members of the Willmar 8 participate Thursday in a Women Empowering Leadership, Expertise and Development event at MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar.  TRIBUNE/Nicole Hovatterplay button
Willmar 8 members share how, why of origins
November 21, 2014 - 11:18pm
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