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December 13, 2010
U of M approves lease for research center at MinnWest
December 13, 2010 - 1:53am
July 22, 2010
Funding can be found for clean energy
July 22, 2010 - 7:41am
July 13, 2010
Work on this year's Sonshine Festival stages and lighting was well under way by early Monday afternoon at the Willmar Civic Center. A free concert Wednesday night kicks off the full festival that runs from Thursday through Saturday. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Free concert Wednesday kicks off Sonshine
July 13, 2010 - 8:09am
June 1, 2010
layoff of seven employees in April, the Community Behavioral Health Hospital has been turned into a "step-down" facility for individuals with mental illness. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New name, new purpose
June 1, 2010 - 8:53am
March 5, 2010
Willmar film festival to highlight stories of immigrants
March 5, 2010 - 10:41am
February 11, 2010
Jury returns verdict against clinic, hospital, awards $23.2 to family of handicapped child
February 11, 2010 - 4:49am
December 15, 2009
Willmar's two wind turbines are pictured this summer, soon after being erected. The turbines have not been turning of late because the manufacturer failed to install a vital component to enable the turbines to work in cold weather. Tribune photo
Glitch stops Willmar's turbines from turning
December 15, 2009 - 11:40am
December 11, 2009
MaryAnn Friederich of Collegeville Artisan Bakery in St. Joseph sorts the wares at her booth June 4 during the first Becker Market of the year. Vendors at the outdoor market are pushing to establish a community-owned grocery store featuring locally produced food. They say it would provide a year-round outlet for their products. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Idea for a community-owned grocery store gathers momentum
December 11, 2009 - 10:17am
November 16, 2009
The Community Behavioral Health Hospital was nearly ready to open Aug. 7, 2008, in Willmar. Now state officials may temporarily close it to be "reconfigured" for a different type of patient. 
Tribune file photo by Ron Adams
Future of Willmar mental health hospital unknown
November 16, 2009 - 2:03am
November 2, 2009
Former WCI accounting director faces 10 felony charges for fraud, theft from service agency
November 2, 2009 - 2:23am
October 21, 2009
Kandiyohi County selected as pilot site for court payments
October 21, 2009 - 12:37am
October 7, 2009
Kandiyohi County will offer cities federal recovery bonds to spur economic development
October 7, 2009 - 7:29am
October 2, 2009
Jodi Wambeke, a coordinator with Willmar Early Childhood Initiative, gets her first look Wednesday at the children's book "Firefighters: On call for their community." The book, published by the Willmar Early Childhood Initiative and the Southwest Initiative Foundation, paints a portrait of the life of an on-call firefighter and also provides fire safety information for families. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Early Childhood Initiative, SW Initiative develop kids book about rural firefighters
October 2, 2009 - 2:32am
Kids caught TP'ing will face fine under amended ordinance
September 2, 2009 - 1:00am
September 1, 2009
Willmar Municipal Utilities will dedicate its two new wind turbines Thursday. Tours will be available until 7 p.m. Submitted photo
Dedication of turbines turns energy focus to new generation
September 1, 2009 - 8:36am