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Letter: The importance of diversity

December 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Mind my frustrations, everybody, but I moved to Willmar in 2004 when this city was experiencing a huge growth economically and socially, especially with the growing number of people coming to Willmar from different countries. This led to Willmar becoming an All-America City, new businesses opening up and Willmar becoming a better place to live. Continue Reading

Editorial: Willmar City Council must walk the walk of leaders, Mayor needs to improve his leadership

November 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Where has the leadership gone on the Willmar City Council? Are Willmar citizens satisfied with city leaders becoming known as a bunch of angry old men? Continue Reading

Cartoon: An example of our mayoral leadership?

November 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Willmar, Minn., mayor seeks collaboration as he looks at new ways to do business

November 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Mayor Frank Yanish is recommending the City Council look at how Willmar can cooperate with other cities and government entities in finding new ways of doing business.
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FAA approves Phase 2 of the old Willmar, Minn., airport land release

November 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Mayor Frank Yanish has announced the Federal Aviation Administration has approved Willmar’s request for the second phase of the old airport land release to the city for industrial park development.
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Willmar, Minn., City Council takes no action on pay hikes for mayor, council members

October 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR There will be no pay increases for Mayor Frank Yanish and Willmar City Council members next year.
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Mayor proposes changes for Willmar city budget in 2013

September 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Mayor Frank Yanish is proposing to dedicate a $240,000 property tax increase to increased street improvements rather than to general operating expenses such as salaries and snowplowing in the 2013 city budget.
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Willmar, Minn., mayor expresses support for voter ID measure

August 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar Mayor Frank Yanish has declared his support for the proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution that would require voters to present a photo ID in order to vote.
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Willmar Mayor Yanish declares support for voter ID amendment

August 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar Mayor Frank Yanish has declared his support for the proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution that would require voters to present a photo ID to vote. The amendment will be on the ballot in the Nov. 6 general election. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., mayor opposes filling 3 vacant city employee positions

July 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Mayor Frank Yanish told the City Council’s Labor Relations Committee that he opposes filling all three employee vacancies that have occurred in the assessing department, at the new wastewater treatment plant and in the engineering department.
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