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Local officials support granting undocumented immigrants access to driver’s licenses
Blizzard warning Tuesday for west central Minnesota
Video: Unique funding campaign underway to bring groceries to New London
AgweekTV: Local pilots concerned about increased UAV use
Campaign seeks $400,000 by Saturday to return grocery store to New London
NASCAR: Johnson makes big move to win at Atlanta
Cards wrap season in 3A meet
Girls Basketball: ’Jacks smother RTR in 3A
Boys Basketball: Jaguars will play for 5A-South title
Sprint Cup Notebook: Late crash KOs Jeff Gordon again
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Margie G. Bomstad
Lola V. Cooreman
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
December 9, 2014
Ex-DNR officer James Steffen pleads guilty to felony theft charge
WILLMAR — A former Department of Natural Resources conservation officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony theft charge for allegedly charging more gasoline on his state-issued fleet card than what he used while on patrol. James Clifford Steffen, 48, of Sunburg entered an Alford...
December 9, 2014 - 10:15pm
January 1, 2013
Year in Review: Sad sagas throughout sport is story of 2012
Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison, Penn State football played under NCAA sanctions and Joe Paterno passed away. Lance Armstrong abandoned his fight against doping allegations. Roger Clemens won his court battle, despite lingering skepticism over whether he used...
sports / pro
January 1, 2013 - 11:53pm
December 13, 2012
Wctrib.com wants your story vote
The West Central Tribune is seeking our readers input into the most significant local news stories of 2012 in west central Minnesota. We want your vote on the top stories. Cast your story vote through noon Monday by clicking on here on our Top Stories of 2012 vote page. To vote, just...
news / local
December 13, 2012 - 11:53am
November 22, 2012
Video: Starting the Turkey Leg 2012
A crowd of runners rose early today to run the Turkey Leg Race starting on South Lakeland Avenue in Willmar. The 5K event, running through the...
news / local
November 22, 2012 - 3:26pm
November 7, 2012
Urdahl leading for sixth term in District 18A House
GROVE CITY -- Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, was leading early Wednesday in his re-election bid to the state House of Representatives in District 18A. With 54 percent of the precincts reporting, unofficial returns showed that Urdahl had collected 5,572 votes, 58 percent.
news / region
November 7, 2012 - 1:09am
November 6, 2012
Update 9 p.m.: Peterson leading in early returns in 7th District over Byberg
At the time this story went to print Tuesday night, the race for Minnesota's 7th Congressional District seat was undecided between incumbent Democrat Collin Peterson, Republican challenger Lee Byberg and Independence Party candidate Adam Steele. The election was a rematch for Peterson...
November 6, 2012 - 9:14pm
Update 8:20 p.m.: No surprise as Klobuchar takes U.S. Senate victory
ST. PAUL -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar earned Minnesota's first 2012 election night win when news services declared her a re-election victor soon after the polls closed. The triumph over Republican Kurt Bills came as no surprise after she held huge leads in recent polls and...
November 6, 2012 - 8:11pm
Cold, wet weather and bomb scare do not stop Minn. voters
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may disagree about a pair of proposed constitutional amendments and may not see eye to eye on candidates, but they agree on one thing: They want their voices heard. Big voter turnout was reported in much of the state, despite cloudy, damp, chilly weather. Secretary...
November 6, 2012 - 7:44pm
Minn. marriage amendment battle costliest ever
ST. PAUL -- A battle about whether to define marriage as only between a man and woman produced the most expensive Minnesota constitutional amendment campaign ever, but regardless of the outcome nothing will change soon. As voters entered polling places Tuesday, it appeared the question...
November 6, 2012 - 7:41pm
Minn. voters decide if they should show IDs in next election
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Voters decided Tuesday if they would be required to prove who they are in elections beginning next year. Election officials said they know of little voter fraud and said the constitutional amendment would cost millions of dollars, but supporters said that democracy...
November 6, 2012 - 7:39pm
Live blog: Election 2012
Live blog: Election 2012
November 6, 2012 - 6:30pm
Confident Obama congratulates Romney, shoots hoops on Election Day
CHICAGO (AP) -- Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional...
November 6, 2012 - 5:47pm
Romney says he "put it all on the field" in 2012 race
BOSTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrote a 1,118-word victory speech on Tuesday as he concluded his yearslong quest...
November 6, 2012 - 5:45pm
November 1, 2012
Newman, Schiroo seeking Senate 18 seat: Scott Newman
HUTCHINSON -- Incumbent Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, and challenger Steven Schiroo, the DFL-endorsed candidate from Cokato, are seeking election to the Minnesota Senate seat in District 18. District 18 includes all of Meeker, McLeod and Sibley counties, plus the city of Cokato...
news / region
November 1, 2012 - 12:00am