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Lake Osakis latest Minnesota lake to be hit with zebra mussels
Darwin teen airlifted after one-vehicle crash
Little Minnesota tackle company is leaving a big mark
Woman fires pellet gun at Pokemon Go players
News anchor swept over waterfall, plunges 125 feet to her death
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Linda Kay Larson
Fern A. Heglund
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Commentary: Herr Trumpf, how horrifying
November 5, 2015
Readers' Choice 2015 is now available: See who you voted #1
The West Central Tribune recently conducted an online contest in which we asked readers to vote for the best businesses and amenities across...
November 5, 2015 - 11:15am
January 14, 2014
Google gains entry to home and prized team with $3.2 billion cash purchase of Nest
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc took its biggest step to go deeper into consumers' homes, announcing a $3.2 billion deal to buy smart thermostat...
January 14, 2014 - 7:00am
June 17, 2013
Three area programs receive Women's Foundation grants
WILLMAR -- Three West Central Minnesota programs have been awarded multi-year grants from the Women's Foundation of Minnesota through its girlsBEST Fund. According to a news release from the Women's Foundation, Willmar Community Education and Recreation received a $15,000 grant to...
June 17, 2013 - 11:37pm
April 7, 2012
Editorial: Koenen is best for Dist. 20 Senate
Voters of Senate District 20 lost a true servant of the people recently when Sen. Gary Kubly died. On Tuesday, voters in this district will go to the polls in a special election to decide who will replace Kulby. The candidates on this special ballot are Leon Greenslit, Indpendence.-Olivia;...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
December 21, 2010
Illinois couple sentenced after defrauding Best Buy out of $32.8 million
MINNEAPOLIS -- An Illinois couple convicted of defrauding Best Buy out of more than $32.8 million and failing to pay taxes on their fraudulent gains has been sentenced. Prosecutors alleged that Russell and Abby Cole of Deerfield, Ill. systematically overbilled the Richfield-based...
December 21, 2010 - 9:34am
July 5, 2010
Cogelow's 'Betty's Spies' carving wins best of show
WILLMAR -- "Betty's Spies," a woodcarving of a diner scene by Fred Cogelow, has been honored as the best of show at the recent 44th annual International...
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Final-round voting starts in Best Fishing Photo Contest on Wctrib.com
Final-round voting has started in the Best Fishing Photo Contest on Wctrib.com. Go to our contest page, click on the Best Fishing Photo Contest...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Get your photo in the Best Fishing Photo Contest on Wctrib.com
It is entry time for your favorite fishing photos in our Best Fishing Photo Contest on Wctrib.com. Enter your favorite photos of your best fish,...
June 2, 2010 - 12:47am
May 26, 2010
Enter your photos in our Best Mom Photo Contest
You can win $250 in the Best Photo of Mom Contest hosted on Wctrib.com. Enter your favorite photos of your mother, grandmother or great grandmother....
May 26, 2010 - 1:45am
November 28, 2009
Early morning shoppers on the prowl for the best bargains
WILLMAR -- With a tough economy and fewer dollars to spend, shoppers were looking for bargains during the mad rush of Christmas shopping known...
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Local shoppers say they plan to find great deals and spend less money this year
Although stores in Willmar were full and busy on Black Friday, many shoppers who were waiting in line to get those one-day deals said they would spend less this year because of the economy. "Our family is no longer buying for each other, we're just buying for the kids who haven't...
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Commentary: Mother often does know best
The president is "not familiar" with the bill. No one can explain how it will work yet, as Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., told a contentious town meeting. There are various plans, and negotiations are still in the early stages. But whatever it is, we should be for it. Am I missing something? We're...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
Attracting the crowds in tough economic times
For some families, Thanksgiving Day weekend may be more about holiday shopping than eating turkey.
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am