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Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
Final Willmar levy and budget approved
Lawmakers support local option sales taxes in New London, Spicer
Warren's Generators honored
Engan Associates design nationally recognized
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
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
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
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
February 10, 2015
Ice, winds knock out power in Clara City, Raymond, Prinsburg and Blomkest area
CLARA CITY – Ice and windy conditions are blamed for a power outage that affected customers in the Xcel Energy service territory including Clara City, Raymond, Prinsburg and Blomkest on Tuesday morning. The outage affected 905 customers in the area, from 7:16 to 10:17 a.m., according...
February 10, 2015 - 3:18pm
June 19, 2014
Antique Power Collectors cancel show, set Sunday social gathering instead
BLOMKEST — The West Central Antique Power Collectors, due to heavy rain, have cancelled their power show originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday and have instead scheduled a social gathering from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the show site located one-half mile east of Blomkest on...
June 19, 2014 - 10:41pm
Antique Power show at Blomkest cancelled due to wet conditions
BLOMKEST — Waterlogged ground conditions have forced the cancellation this weekend of the 18th annual West Central Antique Power Collectors summer show. Organizers called off the show on Thursday. It was scheduled to be held Saturday and Sunday in Blomkest.
June 19, 2014 - 3:40pm
May 23, 2014
County’s vintage Snogo finds new home near Blomkest
WILLMAR –– A vintage highway snow blower that could have been destined for the scrap metal pile was instead driven down the road Thursday...
May 23, 2014 - 3:00am
February 21, 2014
Tribune delivery delayed in some towns due to blizzard conditions
Delivery of the West Central Tribune this morning has been delayed in some areas due to the blizzard conditions. Tribune subscribers will have late delivery this morning in the towns of Bird Island, Olivia, Hector, Cosmos, Blomkest, Lake Lillian, Renville and Prinsburg. The...
February 21, 2014 - 9:10am
July 12, 2013
Blomkest gets groovy
July 12, 2013 - 10:57am
April 24, 2013
Records for April 25
This is the records summary for April 25. Burglary BLOMKEST — Miscellaneous tools, fuel and batteries were taken from a location in the 17000 block of U.S. Highway 71 South following a burglary. Entry was gained by cutting a hole in the side of the shed. The incident was investigated...
April 24, 2013 - 9:56pm
June 25, 2012
Antique Power Show
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 24, 2012
One dies after morning crash near Blomkest
BLOMKEST -- One driver died after a two-vehicle head-on crash Friday morning which left the other driver in critical condition. The crash occurred in foggy conditions shortly after 6:30 a.m. near Blomkest. Both drivers were taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, where Brian...
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Update 9:49 p.m.: Willmar man dies after morning crash near Blomkest, Minn.
BLOMKEST -- Authorities have released the identity of the person who died after a two-vehicle crash at about 6:40 a.m. near Blomkest Brian C. Larson, 42 , of Willmar, died, according to information from the Minnesota State Patrol. Injured in the crash was John A. Folk, 19, of Olivia....
March 23, 2012 - 9:51pm
Update 1:45 p.m.: One dies after morning crash near Blomkest, Minn.
BLOMKEST -- One person has died after a two-vehicle crash at about 6:40 a.m. near Blomkest. The identity of the person who died has not yet been released. Injured in the crash was John A. Folk, 19, of Olivia. He was listed in critical condition at Rice Memorial Hospital of Willmar,...
March 23, 2012 - 1:40pm
Two hurt this morning in two-vehicle crash near Blomkest, Minn.
BLOMKEST -- Two people were injured and transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar following a two-vehicle crash near Blomkest this morning. Conditions were foggy at the time. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was notified at 6:39 a.m. and emergency services were dispatched...
March 23, 2012 - 8:44am
March 1, 2012
Body found in area home destroyed by fire
BIG KANDIYOHI LAKE -- An unidentified body was found Wednesday in the remains of a house on Big Kandiyohi Lake that was destroyed by an explosion followed by a fire. The Blomkest Fire Department was called to respond to a possible house explosion and fire located on 126th Avenue...
March 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 20, 2012
Clara City approves natural gas franchise for Dooley's; company to develop system also serving large area south and west of Willmar
CLARA CITY -- City council members in Clara City unanimously approved a franchise agreement that will bring natural gas service to the community by the end of the year. Council members met in a special meeting Friday afternoon to approve the franchise for Dooley's Petroleum of Murdock,...
January 20, 2012 - 4:36pm
January 5, 2012
Dog still missing after fatal crash Dec. 24 south of Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Nearly two weeks after a fatal Christmas Eve crash south of Willmar, a dog that was riding in one of the vehicles remains missing. The Schnauzer mix named Lord escaped from the crash scene at the junction of Highways 71 and 7. He has been spotted a handful of times in...
January 5, 2012 - 12:23pm