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Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Nobles County makes strides in broadband thanks to Blandin Foundation
Motivational speaker Patrick remembered
County considers bonding for roads, capital projects
‘Coffee with a Cop’ set for Oct. 11
College volleyball: West loses in three tight games
Cross country: No. 1 Fairmont looking sharp
Prep football: Trojan football 'just feels right'
College football: Bluejays' Andrew Sorensen leads nation in tackles
High school volleyball: H-BC out-hits W-WG in thrilling five-setter
Column: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Letter: Bravo to many for a great Turkey Day
Letter: It was great to have KTD back downtown
Leonard "Jim" Rients
Arlyn V. McClure
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
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Rehborg 50th annivwrsary
Benson 55th anniversary
Bakker 50th anniversary
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Notice of Public Hearing
July 11, 2016
Worthington and St. Cloud: Diversity pride vs. pathological racism
By Myrle B. Cooper, Guest Columnist Since talk is often cheap, related news headlines are cited herein to illustrate points and offer verification. Hopefully, readers are neither distracted nor offended.Among Minnesota’s most cited cities for best qualities of life in various categories...
July 11, 2016 - 9:17pm
July 8, 2016
International Festival Schedule of Events
Worthington’s International Festival – a celebration of the community’s diversity – gets under way at 5:30 p.m. today on the Nobles County...
July 8, 2016 - 8:41am
July 1, 2016
Capital Chatter: Farm groups back new GMO bill
ST. PAUL -- Farm organizations are happy that the U.S. Senate may be about to pass a bill taking away states' rights to demand that food labels tell consumers if the item has been genetically modified. A bill could be in front of senators as soon as they return from the July 4 holiday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
April 13, 2016
Race at root of disparities: Immigration, language barriers don’t explain gap, Met Council says
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s racial disparities may be more about skin color and ethnic background and less about circumstances than many people think. Minnesotans of color are more likely to be young people or recent immigrants or have developing English language skills, but even...
April 13, 2016 - 9:26pm
January 27, 2016
As other see it: Willmar is doing just fine, thanks
Policing the misinformation spread via social media is an impossible task. Much of it leaves us simply shaking our heads. That being said, there are some things so ugly, misinformed, ignorant and just plain hateful toward another religion, it is time to speak up with an intelligent...
January 27, 2016 - 9:51pm
Letter: Governor proud of Tribune editorial
I read with interest the West Central Tribune’s Jan. 21 editorial defending Willmar’s immigrant community. I commend the editorial board for speaking out against hateful speech that demeans Willmar’s East-African residents. I thank you for celebrating the invaluable economic...
January 27, 2016 - 9:50pm
October 13, 2015
Dayton blunt in MN forum: Anyone who can’t accept immigrants ‘should find another state’
ST. CLOUD — Harsh words and heartfelt sentiment were exchanged by community members and local officials on racial issues in Central Minnesota at the St. Cloud NAACP Community Conversation with Gov. Mark Dayton. Hosted Tuesday at St. Cloud Public Library, about 100 people from...
October 13, 2015 - 9:32pm
July 8, 2015
Culture bash: International Festival celebrates local diversity
WORTHINGTON — The International Festival is here, and community members are ready to celebrate. Mike Cumiskey is one of the committee members...
July 8, 2015 - 8:42pm
January 25, 2015
WORTHINGTON — There can sometimes be an uncomfortable feeling when talking to someone that you don’t know, let alone someone from a different...
January 25, 2015 - 8:31pm
January 18, 2015
Starting the conversation
WORTHINGTON — There was a time not so many years ago when neighbors within a community all knew each other well. They engaged in small talk across the tops of hedges and fences while their children played together in backyards. Borrowing a cup of sugar from next door, rather than...
January 18, 2015 - 7:42pm
January 15, 2015
Rural Minnesota: poorer and more diverse
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota has some striking differences with Minneapolis and St. Paul, but also some surprising similarities. For instance,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:18pm
July 14, 2014
International festival entertains, educates
WORTHINGTON — Did you know that when God parted the Red Sea for Moses and the children of Israel, they were on the shores of Eritrea? Or...
July 14, 2014 - 3:18pm
July 7, 2014
Annual International Festival is this weekend
WORTHINGTON — A celebration of diversity will take place Friday night and Saturday during Worthington’s annual International Festival. “Our mission is to promote an understanding the cultures we have in our community and other cultures as well,” said Leann Enninga, chair...
July 7, 2014 - 8:58pm