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Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house
NDSU students feel safe despite high-profile crimes in recent years
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Felon accused of counterfeiting scheme, Hastings police say
Prep Volleyball: Cards sweep Sartell to remain perfect in CLC
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
Wild thrilled Mikko Koivu keeping 'flag in the ground' three more years
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek looks like he belongs. Now he's ready to make an impact.
Quigley finding success thanks to directional punting, exceptional Vikings gunners
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Gerald "Jerry Asche
Gertrude L. Breen
Doris E. Thompson
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
January 18, 2017
Tribune editorial: Best wishes to president-elect Donald Trump and America
A United States citizen will take the presidential oath of office Friday resulting in the peaceful transfer of leadership for the 71st time...
January 18, 2017 - 10:42pm
January 11, 2017
Tribune Opinion: These bridge projects are good safety investments
The construction start of the Kandiyohi County Road 5 bridge is a positive in addressing the highest accident zone in the Minnesota Department of Transportation's District 8. The $3 million bridge project will take a significant step forward next week as the construction crew will...
January 11, 2017 - 10:59pm
December 25, 2016
Tribune editorial: Merry Christmas to you and yours
As our Christmas holiday weekend begins today, families are gathering across west central Minnesota for their annual holiday celebrations and...
December 25, 2016 - 6:28am
Classic editorial: Believing in Santa Claus
Some children listening to the Christmas hum-bugs may wonder about Santa Claus. A little girl in New York City asked that very question 119 years...
December 25, 2016 - 5:30am
December 22, 2016
Tribune editorial: City Council in 2017 should confirm procedure and follow it
The Ron Christianson-Steve Ahmann-Tim Johnson-Rick Fagerlie faction has raised its ugly head one last time at a Willmar City Council meeting...
December 22, 2016 - 6:28pm
December 19, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Is axing Affordable Care Act the right solution?
The loud screaming to repeal the Affordable Care Act is drowning out an important question: What would the fallout be? Would we be better off without ACA? A new report says no. Through ACA, hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans have gained coverage and millions more have had their...
December 19, 2016 - 4:52am
December 9, 2016
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich. Tom Stiglich is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist with Creators Syndicate. Editorial cartoon feedback can...
December 9, 2016 - 3:52am
December 1, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Those enjoying free Vikings games from lower-level luxury suites controlled by the body that operates shiny new U.S. Bank Stadium seem to see...
December 1, 2016 - 12:48am
November 30, 2016
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
The time has come for the Willmar School Board and its teachers to find a way to settle their contract negotiations. Negotiations for the 2015-17...
November 30, 2016 - 1:18pm
November 26, 2016
Minnesota Opinion: Battle on microbeads great for Great Lakes
Not to be outdone by its neighbors to the south, Canada now has passed a law banning those tiny little plastic beads found in so many soaps and other personal-hygiene products. U.S. congressional members last year passed a similar federal law here after at least 14 states, including...
November 26, 2016 - 4:22am
November 22, 2016
Tribune editorial: Election creates new era for Willmar City Council
City of Willmar voters have spoken, calling for a new direction on their City Council by electing three new proactive members and re-electing...
November 22, 2016 - 8:45am
November 19, 2016
Midwest Opinion: U.S. Electoral College is 'feature, not bug'
Why an Electoral College? Just look around. If you live in Minnesota or North Dakota, the reason is clear. For Minnesota and North Dakota are not just regions on the American map, like Appalachia or the Southwest. They command respect, because they have power. They have power because...
November 19, 2016 - 4:45am
November 17, 2016
Minnesota opinion: Election result is no excuse for bad behavior
Add drunken driving to the growing list of things you still can't do even though Donald Trump won the presidency and you're either very upset about it or very energized. The outcome of the election was an explanation actually given by a motorist whose blood content, police said, was...
November 17, 2016 - 12:32pm
November 8, 2016
Editorial: It's time to vote
The freedom American citizens all enjoy includes the right to vote on Election Day. It is also a responsibility at the core of our American...
November 8, 2016 - 9:18am
West Central Tribune endorsements for 2016
Here is a review of the West Central Tribune and Forum Communications election endorsements for 2016:
November 8, 2016 - 9:12am