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Municipal Utilities Commission OKs general manager employment agreement

September 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved the employment agreement with Wesley Hompe as general manager.
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Dickinson Police Department search Baker Hughes for missing Bismarck man

May 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Police Department continued its search for a missing Bismarck man today at Baker Hughes north of town. Continue Reading

Twins pitcher Baker to miss season with elbow injury

April 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Twins right-hander Scott Baker’s season is over before it started.
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Utility investigator to complete report this week

February 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission President Dave Baker said today the investigative report on possible misconduct by General Manager Bruce Gomm will be completed later this week. Continue Reading

Editorial: City, utilities officials should follow the rules

December 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Mayor Frank Yanish and most of the Willmar City Council Monday night voiced their support of the Municipal Utilities Commission concerning the organization’s operations and pending investigation of General Manager Bruce Gomm for “activities disruptive to utility operations.” Continue Reading

Willmar Utilities Commission rejects solar project

December 16, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission this week rejected a proposal to construct a solar energy project at the site of the utility’s two wind turbines on the north edge of the city.
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Letter: The source of our problems

January 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

There are so many areas to blame for today’s problems. However, in my opinion there are two that really stand out, illegal immigration, and high gas prices
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Officials with Willmar Municipal Utilities may consider increasing city’s water rates

October 13, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission is looking at the possibility of increasing water rates.
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County approves Baker Boy expansion tax exemption

October 5, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Baker Boy will not have to pay property taxes on a $5.25 million addition to its building for five years as the Stark County Commission approved an exemption application during a Tuesday meeting. Continue Reading

Big plans at Baker Boy

September 14, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

As a sweet, tantalizing smell emanates from a building in Dickinson’s West Industrial Park, a bulldozer in the back moves dirt, readying the area for one business’s largest expansion since its 1979 birth. Continue Reading