Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Trump names general as new national security adviser
Burger King, Tim Hortons owner nears deal to buy Popeyes
5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
Blue Dasher Farm embraces 'regenerative' research
'La La Land' has Hollywood singing a different tune on musicals
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown; Litchfield, ACGC fall in section championships
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
February 6, 2017
A 'community gathering place' in Cosmos goes up for sale
COSMOS - Cosmos knows how to celebrate large, thanks to the American Legion Club. For four decades the club has hosted wedding dances and events...
February 6, 2017 - 11:08pm
February 5, 2017
Minnesota ice fishing bar is hotspot for a cold one
The door to the Hillbillies Ice Hole Bar shakes open, making a slight popping noise as the seal releases. Audible gasps can be heard as a pair...
February 5, 2017 - 5:00am
September 23, 2015
Piano bar to go up for auction
Mary Beth Nelson is shown with a “revamped” 1918 Hampton Upright Piano. It will be featured in a live auction at the Habitat for Humanity...
September 23, 2015 - 10:06pm
September 18, 2015
Enjoy a craft beer at the Foxhole
Liv Fuchs serves a customer Friday at the Foxhole Brewhouse on Fourth Street SW in downtown Willmar. Liv and her husband Ryan, in background,...
September 18, 2015 - 10:48pm
June 16, 2015
Power to the Foxhole
As Ben Mattern, left, drills through a cement wall to a Municipal Utilities junction box, Andrew Christensen, both of Gatewood Electric Inc.,...
June 16, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 6, 2014
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
WILLMAR — The Green Mill Restaurant reopened this week to rave reviews, according to its general manager. “People love it,” Tim Mattern...
April 6, 2014 - 10:53pm
July 20, 2012
Mankato bar and restaurant installs pregnancy test dispenser
MANKATO, Minn. -- The owner of a Mankato bar and restaurant has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in the women's restroom in an effort to prevent fetal alcohol syndrome. Pub 500 owner Tom Fredrik says it may sound strange, but it took him about 30 seconds to say yes when one of...
July 20, 2012 - 9:43am
June 8, 2012
Juice Bar owner in Florence, Minn., in court over adult bar's closure
FLORENCE -- Controversy and legal problems have followed Dale Peterson throughout 18 years of operating adult entertainment businesses in communities...
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
February 28, 2011
Sauk Centre man arrested, jailed after fight on bar bus
SAUK CENTRE -- A 32-year-old Sauk Centre man was arrested for second-degree assault and transported to the Stearns County Jail after a fight involving a knife early Sunday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's office, the incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday on...
February 28, 2011 - 12:27pm
December 3, 2010
Man dies, charges filed in one-punch fight incident in May in St. Michael
A former UND student body president who had been in a coma since May died early this morning, a development that means his alleged attacker will now face a charge of second-degree murder. For the full story,follow this link.
December 3, 2010 - 3:41pm
May 11, 2010
Landmark bar, arcade burns
WHEATON -- Todd Schmitz said his sister-in-law had no idea what sparked the massive blaze that burned her bar and arcade business to the ground...
May 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 20, 2010
Rice Hospital implements bar-coding system in newest effort to improve medication safety
The same technology that scans your lettuce and ground beef at the grocery store checkout is being used at Rice Memorial Hospital to increase...
April 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
$2 million bond set for accused bar shooter
HIBBING (AP) -- Bond was set at $2 million today for a man accused of opening fire in a bar in northeastern Minnesota, killing one man and injuring two others. Forty-seven-year-old Jason Musburger of Chisholm faces six charges, including second-degree murder in the death of Edward...
March 11, 2010 - 1:40pm
March 8, 2010
Bystander stops former officer who opens fire in crowded bar
CHILSOLM, Minn. (AP) -- Authorities credit a bystander with taking down a former police officer who opened fire in a crowded bar in northeastern Minnesota, killing one man and wounding two others. The gunman entered Jim's Sports Club Bar and Grill through a back door Saturday night...
March 8, 2010 - 8:17am
September 16, 2009
A taste of Hollywood comes to Kandiyohi County
A gas station is held up. A drug deal goes bad. Two are found dead in a cornfield outside of Willmar. All of it took place before they got to...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am