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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
February 23, 2017
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man pretended to have cancer, authorities say — and allegedly swindled nearly $60,000 out of a friend, saying...
10 hours 26 min ago
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60,000
BENSON — A Benson man pretended to have cancer, authorities say — and allegedly swindled nearly $60,000 out of a friend, saying he...
11 hours 15 min ago
February 22, 2017
Murdock teens injured in Benson crash
BENSON — Two teenagers from Murdock were injured Wednesday night in a rear-end crash on State Highway 9 in Benson. According to the State...
February 22, 2017 - 10:35pm
February 14, 2017
Custom Roto-Mold part of NHL All-Star festivities
BENSON — Custom Roto-Mold, a manufacturer of hockey dasher boards based in Benson, provided the boards used in the 2017 National Hockey...
February 14, 2017 - 6:11am
January 31, 2017
Swift County offers administrator job to second candidate
BENSON — After getting turned down by their first pick, the Swift County Commissioners made an offer to hire Kelsey Baker as their new...
January 31, 2017 - 9:44pm
January 29, 2017
Benson man sentenced for high-speed chase from police officer
BENSON — Pinned beneath the steering wheel May 29 after a crash following a high-speed chase with a Benson police officer, Bernard Michael...
January 29, 2017 - 3:05pm
January 27, 2017
End of an era: Drugstore lunch counter in Benson to close Tuesday
BENSON — As regulars slide into their favorite booth or straddle a stool at the lunch counter, a waitress carrying a pot of coffee is quick...
January 27, 2017 - 6:45am
January 20, 2017
Benson Schools launch restorative justice approach
LAC QUI PARLE VALLEY — Coming late to class, disrupting a class, or picking on a fellow student are the kinds of behaviors that will earn...
January 20, 2017 - 7:23am
January 18, 2017
Historical update: Built in 1897, Swift County Courthouse approves $4.5 million improvement project
BENSON — Construction could begin this summer on a $4.5 million renovation of the historic Swift County Courthouse in Benson to increase...
January 18, 2017 - 10:13pm
January 17, 2017
Harvell promoted at Jennie-O
BENSON — Jenny Harvell has been promoted to assistant area supervisor for the Jennie-O Turkey Store Benson Area Grow Out. Harvell has previously...
January 17, 2017 - 5:10am
January 5, 2017
Benson man dies in snowmobile crash
DE GRAFF -- A Benson man died Wednesday as a result of injuries suffered in a snowmobile crash. According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office,...
January 5, 2017 - 11:20am
December 22, 2016
Benson man found dead, believed from cold weather
BENSON -- The Swift County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 57-year-old man was found dead Sunday near the Lake Hassel access north...
December 22, 2016 - 2:27pm
December 14, 2016
Letter: A need that was fulfilled
I was hoping that some entrepreneurial type would publish the proposed Trump nominees' resumes on Wanted posters. The Tribune fulfilled that...
December 14, 2016 - 1:57am
December 9, 2016
Letter: More alike than different
Allen Saunders's quote in last week's paper ("Why Swift County swung Republican") got me to thinking. Saunders said, "I think like in most of...
December 9, 2016 - 5:42am
December 8, 2016
Letter: A Democrat's view of the election
On Nov. 28, the West Central Tribune did a front page article on why Swift County went Republican. There were interesting comments and speculation...
December 8, 2016 - 7:58am