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Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 5, 2016
Car run offers a glimpse into another time
NEW LONDON - If you spend some time outside in central Minnesota next week, you might think you've been transported back in time. Pre-1920's...
August 5, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 23, 2016
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
Featured in Saturday's West Central Tribune Extra section will be an article and photos on a Spicer landmark. Norm and Alice Melges opened Mel's...
June 23, 2016 - 10:08am
June 3, 2016
Lake Lillian company celebrates a century of business and looks ahead to the next century
A family-owned business with 100 years under its belt is preparing for the next century. Hanson Silo Company, a fourth-generation business in...
June 3, 2016 - 10:00pm
February 27, 2016
Willmar salvage man's snowmobile collection is one for the ages
The glacial mid-February current makes the building feel as if its interior is infinitely on the wrong side of the sun. Harlan Rohner, however,...
February 27, 2016 - 8:00am
December 26, 2015
Year in Review: Avian flu tops the Tribune's biggest stories from 2015
WILLMAR - Like a tornado that suddenly swoops down from the sky and doesn’t leave for months, the avian influenza hit west central Minnesota’s...
December 26, 2015 - 6:00am
December 5, 2015
Willmar native looks back at a century-plus of life
The year is 1914. Woodrow Wilson is president. German planes bomb England in the infancy of World War I. Babe Ruth debuts as a rookie pitcher...
December 5, 2015 - 8:00am
November 7, 2015
Food swap means area moms don’t have to sacrifice supper time on busy nights
A 2013 Gallup poll revealed 47 percent of Americans with children ages 18 or younger don’t consistently dine together. Those polled cited time...
November 7, 2015 - 8:00am
October 10, 2015
With a sense of community pride, Willmar woman spends hours daily picking up trash
She’s dressed in purple and blue, a flimsy ball cap sitting loosely atop her short hair, the thick rubber souls and discolored laces of her...
October 10, 2015 - 6:00am
October 3, 2015
Adult coloring club in Willmar offers women a unique place to escape the monotony of life
When Laura Deleski sought a new hobby, she chose one most people likely haven’t thought much about since the days of their youth: coloring. Once...
October 3, 2015 - 6:00am
September 26, 2015
90-year-old hobbyist hopes next generation gets the apple-growing bug
The summertime goodness of apples squeezed into a golden nectar could be the secret to Wally Gustafson’s long, healthy life. At 90 years of...
September 26, 2015 - 8:00am
September 12, 2015
Fire sculpture: New London, Minn., art project will be unveiled Sept. 19
Working along the shores of the North Fork of the Crow River, just downstream from the Mill Pond Dam in New London, three experienced potters...
September 12, 2015 - 5:48am
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