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Trump says 'nothing funny' about 'Saturday Night Live' mockery
Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
Trump fills homeland security, environment, China ambassador jobs
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
KMS Marching Saints join mass band, choir at Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary
WCT daily sports schedule
2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
Boys Basketball Previews: Cards' Slagter always puts team first
Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
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
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 3, 2011
Badgers, Spartans ready for rematch
By Michael Marot AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- When Mark Dantonio took the Michigan State job in 2007, he had a simple plan -- follow Wisconsin. He...
December 3, 2011 - 12:48am
November 25, 2011
Body of missing woman found near Ortonville
ORTONVILLE -- Authorities uncovered the body of a missing woman Thursday in a freshly dug area near Ortonville. Renata Fernandez-Ramon was identified Friday by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner, where the body was transported after being recovered by the state Bureau of Criminal...
November 25, 2011 - 7:58pm
November 22, 2011
Get your big newspaper at midnight tonight at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Super shoppers eager to get the Black Friday advertising inserts in the Wednesday West Central Tribune can purchase a copy of the...
November 22, 2011 - 9:19am
November 2, 2011
College Football: PSU's start, reeling Badgers highlight Big Ten surprises
By Genaro C.
November 2, 2011 - 12:03am
October 10, 2011
Minnesota steamrolled by Boilermakers, 45-17
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Akeem Shavers caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help Purdue beat Minnesota 45-17 on Saturday. Caleb TerBush completed 14 of 21 passes for 140 yards and a score and O.J. Ross caught five passes for 63 yards and a TD for the Boilermakers...
October 10, 2011 - 12:00am
October 3, 2011
Defenseless Gophers mauled by Wolverines
By Larry Lage AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Denard Robinson gave his feet a break and put his arm to work. Robinson threw for two scores...
October 3, 2011 - 12:13am
Gophers open Jerry Kill era at Trojans' Coliseum
By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES -- If Jerry Kill could have picked the time and place for his Minnesota coaching debut, he wouldn't...
September 3, 2011 - 1:28am
July 29, 2011
Big Ten celebrates change in football
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer CHICAGO -- The Big Ten gathered in its Midwestern hub city to usher in -- and celebrate -- a new era in one of college football's most tradition-rich conferences. The league has a new format, with two divisions and a championship game,...
July 29, 2011 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
56-year-old Annandale, Minn., man drowns in Big Swan Lake
KINGSTON -- A 56-year-old Annandale man was pronounced dead after his body was found floating around noon Sunday near Big Swan Lake on the county line between Meeker and Wright counties. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Patrick Lynch had been fishing...
July 25, 2011 - 9:07am
July 12, 2011
Willmar, Minn., Municipal Utilities' Big Stone II payments reduced
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities' monthly principal and interest payments toward the planning process for the cancelled Big Stone II project have been reduced. The utility received a $50,464 refund from a fund balance and will use the refund to reduce the remaining monthly...
July 12, 2011 - 12:00am
May 21, 2011
'Sensations' shows the way to Minnesota destinations
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- A television program that motivates viewers to explore the great outdoors found right outside their front doors is about...
May 21, 2011 - 8:31am
May 14, 2011
Pioneer TV to feature four Minnesota River state parks
APPLETON -- Pioneer Public Television is offering viewers a guided tour of four state parks on the Minnesota River. The locally produced "Our State Parks: Minnesota River Sensations'' will feature Big Stone Lake, Lac qui Parle, Upper Sioux Agency and Fort Ridgely state parks. A...
May 14, 2011 - 7:56am
March 22, 2011
Big Ten on ice may be coming soon
By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin: This is the Big...
March 22, 2011 - 12:00am
February 1, 2011
MnDOT advises no unnecessary travel in southwestern Minnesota this evening
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel in southwestern Minnesota due to blowing snow, heavy drifting and reduced visibility. As of 4 p.m. today, travel conditions in the following counties are considered hazardous with extremely cold wind...
February 1, 2011 - 4:35pm
November 6, 2010
How 'bout them deer?
WILLMAR -- Less corn and more deer add up to great prospects for deer hunters taking to the field for the opening of the 2010 firearm season today. "We expect it to be a bigger harvest," said Jeff Miller, assistant wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am