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June 13, 2009
EDC ponders veterans' home proposal
June 13, 2009 - 5:03am
June 3, 2009
Crews begin assembling a portion of one of the city's two wind turbines Monday near Willmar Senior High School. The 265-foot towers will provide 3 percent of the city's energy needs. Tribune photos by Gary Miller
Construction officially begins on MUC's two wind turbines
June 3, 2009 - 5:26am
May 26, 2009
Ridgewater College President Douglas Allen, center back, speaks to a group Friday morning alongside the site where new program space will be constructed. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Ridgewater College starts work on $17.8M expansion, remodeling
May 26, 2009 - 9:46pm
May 3, 2009
Informational meeting for Kandiyohi County veterans is Tuesday
May 3, 2009 - 5:45pm
May 2, 2009
Law enforcement seeking info on deliberate fires near college
May 2, 2009 - 4:13am
April 22, 2009
City, state at odds over historical significance of old airport terminal
April 22, 2009 - 4:24am
March 26, 2009
Scott Wagar, a rural Willmar man charged after allegedly spraying a group of teens with fox urine, is pictured Dec. 16 during an interview in Willmar. A judge on Tuesday ordered all charges against Wagar be dropped. West Central Tribune file photo
District judge orders charges to be dismissed in case against Willmar man
March 26, 2009 - 1:18am
March 25, 2009
Robert Jones, senior vice president at the University of Minnesota, discusses the university's goals for serving the region during a meeting Tuesday at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. 
Tribune photo by Gary Miller
More info needed before research center can proceed
March 25, 2009 - 10:24am
March 24, 2009
The exterior of Jennie-O Turkey Store building is seen Monday in southwest Willmar. Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, said Monday that a bill that would ban state departments and agencies from purchasing products from Jennie-O or its subsidiaries until all past and present "alleged unfair labor practices" cease is not likely to be heard by state legislators. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Bill to ban state purchases from Jennie-O won't go far; Juhnke says bill concerns him little, it will not be heard
March 24, 2009 - 1:17pm
March 18, 2009
State Auditor Rebecca Otto, left, converses Monday with Kandiyohi County Commissioner Dennis Peterson during a stop in Willmar. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
State auditor offers hints to overcome economic woes
March 18, 2009 - 5:56am
March 12, 2009
Still unsure of how stimulus funding will affect state colleges, Ridgewater plans for cuts during next school year
March 12, 2009 - 8:38am
February 18, 2009
Willmar summit will begin national conversation on energy
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Organization pushing for new energy initiatives is planning to host summit this month in Willmar
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
Keeping it local:
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Needs, gaps in creating a local food system are study points
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am