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It's a girl! Western Minn. family finds long lost sister given up for adoption
KMS Marching Saints perform today
Rep. Miller to conduct health insurance meeting Dec. 13 in Olivia
Merkel ally threatens Facebook with fines over online hate speech
Willmar council discusses whether adequate details shared on possible housing project
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Spurs make it 13-0 on road, take down Wolves
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 30, 2016
Osakis streaks by Braves
BENSON — Benson had a tough time containing Osakis early in the game and fell to the Silverstreaks 64-30 in the season-opener for both...
November 30, 2016 - 12:06am
November 18, 2016
Benson woman injured in two-vehicle crash
PAYNESVILLE -- A Benson woman was injured Thursday night as a passenger in a two-vehicle crash in Paynesville.
November 18, 2016 - 12:15am
November 12, 2016
Benson teenager injured in crash
BENSON - Addie Forbord, 18, of Benson, suffered non-life threatening injuries early Saturday morning when her Chevy Suburban went into the east...
November 12, 2016 - 8:47pm
November 6, 2016
Steve Ricard letter: Koenen represents his district
I am writing this letter in support of Sen. Lyle Koenen. He is a farmer and willing to work on the issues in a bipartisan frame of mind. He...
November 6, 2016 - 10:16pm
November 3, 2016
Update: Benson pedestrian hit by van has died
BENSON—The pedestrian struck by a van early Monday in Benson has died. Wayne Nicholson, of Benson, died Wednesday at CentraCare Health...
November 3, 2016 - 10:26am
Dennis Amundson letter: A dire future for U.S. health care
Obama promised us, "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it, period." "If you like your doctor, you can keep him, period." "Your...
November 3, 2016 - 6:43am
October 31, 2016
78-year-old pedestrian struck by van in Benson
BENSON—A 78-year-old man was struck by a van early Monday while crossing Highway 29 in Benson. The State Patrol says Wayne Nicholson,...
October 31, 2016 - 11:25am
October 28, 2016
Ron A. Hanson letter: Cast your vote for the greater good
Any time there's a discussion of politics, the essence of it is an attempt to answer the question, "What is the proper role of government?"...
October 28, 2016 - 1:06pm
October 7, 2016
Darlene Ross letter: Bring back the progressives
The West Central Tribune has been excellent in keeping us aware of the legislative session in Minnesota which ended in May without an extension. Why would we need an extension? Surely the legislators understood from the start of their terms that there was a limit to their time. They...
October 7, 2016 - 12:49am
September 30, 2016
Roundup: Benson tennis team downs LQPV/DB
BENSON - The Benson tennis team split four singles matches with Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd but swept doubles to take home a 5-2 win on Friday. The Braves improved to 15-1 overall and 7-1 in the West Central Conference, and they'll play in the conference tournament today in Sauk...
September 30, 2016 - 11:45pm
Falcons down Benson
GROVE CITY — Jeremy Nelson ran for a couple of touchdowns, Jaren Kaddatz ran for another and Cullen Lewis returned a fumble for a score...
September 30, 2016 - 11:45pm
September 23, 2016
Ron A. Hanson: Put an end to the GOP agenda
I once saw a bumper sticker that read: "Friends don't let friends vote Republican." I chuckled and often used that line, in a good-natured way, to remind friends that I was only concerned for their well-being. Over the past decade and a half I've continued to remind these people,...
September 23, 2016 - 2:15am
September 7, 2016
Swift County Administrator is Iowa finalist
CARROLL, Iowa - Swift County Administrator Mike Pogge-Weaver has received a conditional offer to become the city manager for Carroll, Iowa,...
September 7, 2016 - 8:15pm
August 29, 2016
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
MARSHALL — Two water quality reports for the Chippewa River Watershed water quality report are available for public comment. The Chippewa...
August 29, 2016 - 9:33pm
August 23, 2016
Judge orders Benson ethanol company to comply with grain handling contract
BENSON—After several years of acrimonious litigation, a judge has ordered that the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company of Benson comply with...
August 23, 2016 - 11:30pm