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New London man to serve eight years for meth sale
For U.S. veterans, pipeline protest promises to galvanize activism
Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Letter: Letter writer isn't from Willmar
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
September 12, 2015
Mill Stone Mosaic: Honoring history, the natural environment and the community of New London, Minn.
The original grist mill that ground wheat into flour at New London’s mill decades ago was much smaller and ordinary looking than the colorful...
September 12, 2015 - 5:00am
August 29, 2015
With deal in place, Starlite Drive-In in Litchfield doesn't appear to be going anywhere
There was a period in the 1950s and ’60s in pastoral America when the drive-in theater was a magnetic scene. Artists renderings online and...
August 29, 2015 - 6:00am
August 22, 2015
Decade of dominance may soon come to pass for talented female BMX racer
It’s overcast, the air thick and close, the friable track thirsting for the forecast rain. Kaitlyn Anfinson pulls into a nearby lot in a silver...
August 22, 2015 - 5:00am
August 17, 2015
Rock crawling park, concert venue comes to Atwater, Minn.
An abandoned gravel pit south of Atwater will soon be home to off-road vehicles, but first, it will hold a concert to raise money for ALS (Lou...
August 17, 2015 - 9:34am
August 1, 2015
Through sewing, two people learn the gift of mentorship
Diane Minke had no idea how much a chance conversation two years ago would ultimately enrich her life today. She was attending a mentoring conference...
August 1, 2015 - 5:00am
July 18, 2015
Relay for Life Honorary Survivor: Jeannie's story
Kandiyohi County’s 2015 Relay For Life event is July 24. It is also an anniversary for its honorary survivor. Fourteen years ago to the day,...
July 18, 2015 - 9:12am
Relay for Life Honorary Survivor: Emily's story
A young girl’s battle with cancer was chronicled in the West Central Tribune almost four months ago. At the beginning of the story, the reader...
July 18, 2015 - 1:59am
July 11, 2015
15 years after first recorded geocache, hobby has quite the following
On May 3, 2000, a 5-gallon bucket was placed at a remote location near Portland, Oregon, by a computer consultant named Dave Ulmer. The bucket...
July 11, 2015 - 5:00am
June 27, 2015
Paynesville library offers fairy garden workshop to spur creativity with earthen, fun materials
Bianca Hanson couldn’t help but smile as she added the final intricacy to her novelty. Working within the confines of a clay pot decked out...
June 27, 2015 - 6:00am
June 7, 2015
Riding to help others: Local bicycle enthusiasts pedal for causes they support
Riding a bike can be a solitary activity. It could even be called selfish. Really dedicated cyclists can spend much of their free time on the...
June 7, 2015 - 11:51pm
May 2, 2015
Becoming bike friendly: State Bicycle Alliance tours Willmar; praises efforts to date
Bike riding in April in west central Minnesota is an iffy proposition. And weather made the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota visit Monday to Willmar...
May 2, 2015 - 10:08am
April 11, 2015
Video: With latest mural, renowned Willmar artist reflects on the history of Kandiyohi County
Paintings of strong, earnest faces pop from a large white canvas in bold colors on a mural that practically fills Ron Adams’ window-lined art...
April 11, 2015 - 8:18am
January 3, 2015
2014 Year in Review for West Central Minnesota
Crime stories were once again the No. 1 news story in the region, as voted by members of the Tribune staff. Much of that has to do with the fallout...
January 3, 2015 - 3:33am
December 10, 2014
Winter pedaling: Local fat bike cyclist prefers cold weather riding
This time of year Ron Konieska of Willmar finds himself looking forward to the inevitable snow. That doesn’t really set him apart from a lot...
December 10, 2014 - 1:44pm
May 3, 2014
2014 Ironman Bicycle Ride: Weather for Sunday’s bike ride was one for the record books
Since 1967, the Minnesota Ironman Bicycle Ride has usually been held on the last Sunday in April. In Minnesota, that can mean just about anything...
May 3, 2014 - 12:30am