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WILLMAR -- If you have something to say about local news, state politics or sports, the West Central Tribune wants to hear from you.

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We've had some lively conversations and entertaining comments on the page in recent months, but we'd like to see even more.

Please join the more than 900 people who have already become fans of the Tribune on Facebook. Judging by their comments, many of them are typical Minnesotans -- they seem to talk about the weather more than anything else.

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