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Willmar woman faces drug sale charges for alleged sale of 200-plus pills in Olivia

November 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

OLIVIA Susan Marie Erickson, 46, of Willmar, pleaded not guilty Friday to first- and second-degree drug sale charges for allegedly selling more than 200 pills containing controlled substances to a drug task force informant Monday in Olivia.
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Republican congressional candidate Parry portrays Gov. Dayton as a pill popper

August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republican congressional candidate Mike Parry is taking heat for portraying Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton as a pill popper. Continue Reading

Maintenance work continues on First Street Bridge in Willmar, Minn.

June 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Motorists driving over Willmar’s First Street Bridge have been dealing with two fewer lanes to use since Monday.
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Willmar, Minn., hit-and-run driver caught, facing multiple charges

May 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A 48-year-old Willmar man has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene of a motor vehicle crash around 4:45 p.m. Monday at First Street and Becker Avenue. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., FIRST Robitics team builds basket-shooting robot

May 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

For six weeks, the 15 members of the Willmar FIRST Robotics team used a box of parts and a challenge to develop a robot that can play basketball.
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Litchfield: First District Association…by the numbers

April 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Litchfield: First District looks to an increasingly global future

April 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

First District Association in Litchfield has come a long way in its 91-year history. But that’s not to say it comes from humble beginnings. Continue Reading

Soldier’s spouse preps for visit with first lady today

March 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

When Nicole Lovald married a soldier, she thought military life meant a lot of moves around the country. Continue Reading

Michelle Obama coming to Minnesota Friday

March 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) First lady Michelle Obama is coming to Minnesota Friday to meet with National Guard families. Continue Reading

Walmart names first woman as Sam’s Club CEO

January 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s biggest retailer, said Friday that it has named Rosalind Brewer as CEO of Sam’s Club the first woman and the first African-American to hold a CEO position at one of the company’s business units. Continue Reading