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A 35-year-old father was fatally shot while camping in a tent. His two young daughters were inside it with him.
June 25, 2018 - 9:18am
Records published June 25
June 25, 2018 - 5:18am
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International Princess Staci Banks, from left, Queen of Festivals Leslie Alvarez, and Aqua Princess Carly Hulstein pose for a photo after their crowning during the Willmar Fests Ambassador Coronation Saturday afternoon at the WEAC Auditorium. The three newly crowned royalty will represent Willmar at community festivals across the region throughout the coming year.
Her Royal Highness: Willmar Fests crowns royalty
June 24, 2018 - 6:43pm
Tribune photo
The Orange Field at Swansson Field will now be known as Elsie Klemmetson Memorial Field, in honor of the Willmar baseball coach of over 50 years.
A fitting honor for a Willmar All-Star
June 25, 2018 - 6:28am
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Laura Ingalls Wilder's name stripped from children's book award over 'Little House' depictions of Native Americans
June 25, 2018 - 7:19am
PROFANITY WARNING: Officer pulls over daughter's boyfriend play button
Ohio police officer fired for abuse of power after pulling over daughter's boyfriend
June 25, 2018 - 8:30am
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, in Washington, June 7, 2018. Sanders was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because of her work in the Trump administration, becoming the third such official in the past week — with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and adviser Stephen Miller — to be singled out for supporting the president’s policies. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump takes aim at Virginia restaurant that asked his press secretary to leave
June 25, 2018 - 11:28am
Photo courtesy of Flickr.
Woman threatens to call police on 8-year-old selling water for a trip to Disneyland
June 25, 2018 - 7:33am
House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin, at the Harley-Davidson Inc. facility in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, on Sept. 18, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Harley-Davidson moves work offshore to limit blow from Trump's trade war
June 25, 2018 - 11:19am
Erica Dischino / TribuneRunners are seconds away from the finish line during the Foot Lake Four Run/Walk Saturday Morning near Rice Hospital in Willmar.
Fun aFoot
June 24, 2018 - 9:51pm
Leonard Peltier's niece, Kari Ann Boushee, of Moorhead, Minn., left, and sister, Betty Ann Peltier Solano, look through newspaper clippings about Peltier in Solano's south Fargo apartment. Kim Hyatt / Forum News Service
Leonard Peltier's family still hopeful for clemency; policymakers disagree
June 25, 2018 - 8:10am
Warren Anderson
Former Minn. principal charged with child porn had many roles close to children
April 13, 2017 - 7:21pm
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders arrives to speak during a news briefing at the White House on Monday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Why a small-town restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave
June 23, 2018 - 4:32pm
Cedarius Nanoff, 7, playfully tries to ride his adapted bike into his mother, Stacie Nanoff in Hastings Wednesday, June 20. Four years ago he suffered permanent brain damage after he was beaten by his mother's boyfriend at their house in Hudson, Wis. (Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
'Life is not supposed to end at 3': Man who beat Cedarius Nanoff, leaving him disabled, has been sentenced in death of another child
June 24, 2018 - 5:12pm
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., questions witnesses during a hearing in Washington on Oct. 25, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Rep. Maxine Waters condemned for urging public harassment of Trump officials
June 25, 2018 - 11:58am

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The 2018 Willmar Fests celebration guide is now available online.

For a complete guide to this year's festival, check it out here.

The June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

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The 2018 Summer Fun guide published by the West Central Tribune on Thursday, May 24, is now available online.

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The 2018 Spring Home & Garden section published by the West Central Tribune is now available online.

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The Focus 2018: "Spotlight on Nonprofits" edition is now online.

This year's annual Focus edition highlights nonprofit organizations across the region. To view "Spotlight on Nonprofits" click here. ...

Visit the West Central Tribune's updated Photo Store.

The April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

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The April issue of Generations is now available online.

A compilation of stories submitted by our readers, 55 and over, the section is a reflection of our past. Check it out here. ...

Baseball and softball previews of teams in west central Minnesota; published by West Central Tribune, Willmar, MN, are now available online.

For a complete rundown of the region's teams, ...

The 25th annual Home Show, West Central Builders Association, publication of the West Central Tribune, is now available online.

Check out the latest in home building trends here.

The West Central Minnesota Agriculture section is now available online.

The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

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The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

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IMPACT of Agriculture in Kandiyohi County magazine now available online

By definition, agriculture seems simple enough – growing crops and animals to provide for the masses. The reach of ...

The January issue of Generations is now available online.

A compilation of stories submitted by our readers, 55 and over, the section is a reflection of our past. Check it out here. ...

The West Central Tribune's January 2018 Bridal Guide is now available online.

Complete with six pages of wedding planning guides, this invaluable section is now available to view online here

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The December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

The December/January issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

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The October issue of Generations is now available online.

A compilation of stories submitted by our readers, 55 and over, the section is a reflection of our past. Check ...

The West Central Tribune Holiday Lifestyle Guide II is filled with holiday tips and information to take the stress of this festive season.

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Readers of all ages were asked to color any one of four holiday designs as part of the West Central Tribune’s Holiday Greetings project again this year. 
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The West Central Tribune Holiday Lifestyle Guide I is filled with holiday tips and information to take the stress of this festive season.

Check out the guide here.

The October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

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The 2017 Fall Home Improvement section is now available online

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 Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

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