Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Prosecutors want police conduct expert to testify at Minnesota police officer's manslaughter trial
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
Teenager supporting veterans around Minnesota with clothing
Two vineyards challenge Minnesota grape law
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Local Roundup: Jackson earns All-America honors
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 19, 2017
Crash near Belgrade takes out power pole, causes outages
BELGRADE— A 23-year-old Brooten man was injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash that caused power outages in the Belgrade area. According to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Jordan Michael Lewis, 23, of Brooten, was driving west on County...
March 19, 2017 - 11:54am
March 5, 2017
Belgrade boy killed in weekend crash
BELGRADE — A 16-year-old Belgrade boy was killed in a one-vehicle crash Saturday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Department,...
March 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
February 21, 2017
North American welcomes Weller
BELGRADE — Heidi Weller has joined North American State Bank in its Belgrade location as a credit analyst/junior ag and business banker....
February 21, 2017 - 12:13pm
Klaphake joins North American
BELGRADE — Megan Klaphake has accepted a position as a customer assistant at the Belgrade branch of North American State Bank. Klaphake...
February 21, 2017 - 12:12pm
January 24, 2017
Records published Jan. 25
This is the records summary for Jan. 25. Crash NEW LONDON — A driver of an electric bike, Brandon Baker, 24, of New London, was injured...
January 24, 2017 - 10:38pm
November 14, 2016
Dan Struthers letter: An election-day parable
I woke up from a dream (nightmare) at 3:32 a.m. on election day. In the dream, I walked into the polling place and was handed a large chocolate...
November 14, 2016 - 2:50am
November 1, 2016
Dan Struthers letter: In search of clear choices at the polls
What a sad deal we have going on: 240 million people in the United States and it comes down to two people who appear to be equally loathsome....
November 1, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 7, 2016
Philip Lord letter: Westrom works for elders
Our rural nursing homes, senior citizens and long-term care staff benefited greatly in the last year because Sen. Torrey Westrom listened and fought for us in west central Minnesota. With a career of over 43 years in the nursing home field, I know how important Sen. Westrom's leadership...
October 7, 2016 - 1:50am
September 20, 2016
Records for Sept. 21
Suspicious voices BELGRADE — Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, a man on the 28700 block of 44th St. N.E. in Belgrade reported hearing voices in...
September 20, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 31, 2016
Judge rejects Huber's bid to dismiss murder charges
WILLMAR—A judge rejected Timothy Huber's motion to dismiss murder charges against him, ruling that the retrial against the 50-year-old...
August 31, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 29, 2016
Radon mitigation business launches in Belgrade
BELGRADE—Kale Graham announces the start of his radon testing and mitigation business Radon-B-Gone. Graham is certified and trained by the National Radon Proficiency Program and operates out of Belgrade. Those looking for more information can visit www.radon-b-gone.com, call...
August 29, 2016 - 12:28pm
August 22, 2016
Prosecutor: Huber defense in murder case recycling old arguments
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County Attorney Shane Baker issued a biting 25-page reply last week to a defense motion seeking dismissal of murder...
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 18, 2016
Rural Belgrade man dies in ATV accident
WILLMAR -- A rural Belgrade man died Saturday afternoon when his ATV overturned, pinning him underneath in a ditch. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Steven Strand, 56. Strand was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a release from the Sheriff’s...
June 18, 2016 - 7:27pm
June 6, 2016
Belgrade woman grows, sells two acres of flowers
BELGRADE — Everyday when Mary Solbreken goes to work, she is surrounded by love-in-a-mist. The rural Belgrade woman isn’t a marriage therapist...
June 6, 2016 - 11:53pm
May 19, 2016
Records published May 19
This is the records summary for May 19. Vandalism WILLMAR — A Willmar man’s vehicle stalled near the Holiday gas station after a prankster poured syrup in his gas tank, a woman on the 1500 block of Trott Avenue reported to Willmar police at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. She said the incident...
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am