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Agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Officers involved in Jamar Clark shooting will not be disciplined
Georgia student's leg amputated after teacher slammed him to floor, lawyer says
Student's leg amputated after teacher slammed him to floor, lawyer says
Report: AT&T reaches deal to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion
Boys soccer: Willmar to open state against Northfield
College Volleyball: No. 3 Ridgewater strong in Crossover
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over Philly
WNBA admits big L.A. basket shouldn't have counted
NFL Previews: Vikings’ Bradford returns to Philly
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Lorraine M. Essler
Martha G. Reigstad
Celeste S. Danielson
FCC Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
2015 Warm the Children campaign is underway
WILLMAR — The West Central Tribune has kicked off its 22nd annual Warm the Children campaign. This campaign is designed to help provide warm...
November 23, 2015 - 12:46pm
August 19, 2015
Kandiyohi, Swift counties to increase patrol for drunk drivers
WILLMAR — As summer winds down, law enforcement will ramp up patrol in search of drunken drivers starting Saturday, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. Both Kandiyohi and Swift counties will participate in the statewide effort, which will last...
August 19, 2015 - 8:45pm
July 9, 2015
Beware of speed traps on highways through July 26
MINNETONKA — Less than 30 seconds after parking his squad car on the side of Interstate 494 on Thursday afternoon, traffic officer Mason Barland...
July 9, 2015 - 11:25pm
June 4, 2015
Campaign yields dozens of seat belt citations
WILLMAR — While recent surveys show about nine in 10 Willmar motorists wear seat belts, local law enforcement issued dozens of warnings and citations during enhancement enforcement last month to encourage more locals to buckle up. During the Toward Zero Death enhanced seat belt...
June 4, 2015 - 11:15pm
January 20, 2015
‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’
Cheryl and Brad Schmidt sing Tuesday at the Barn Theatre in Willmar during a fundraiser for the community theater. As of Tuesday, the Barn Capital...
January 20, 2015 - 11:45pm
December 19, 2014
Facing a handful of choices: Community-Owned Grocery weighs options after capital campaign falls short
WILLMAR — Board members of the Willmar Community-Owned Grocery are weighing their options after a campaign to help capitalize the start-up...
December 19, 2014 - 11:00pm
December 11, 2014
Barn Theatre seeks funds for renovation
WILLMAR — The Barn Theatre announced Thursday the community theater will launch a $989,000 capital campaign to renovate and remodel the current...
December 11, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 3, 2014
Drivers cited in Kandiyohi, Swift Counties for seatbelt violations
WILLMAR — For 89 unbelted motorists in Kandiyohi and Swift counties, driving without a seat belt captured the attention of local law enforcement during the recent “Click It or Ticket” educational and enforcement campaign. They were among more than 6,000 motorists cited statewide...
November 3, 2014 - 11:40pm
October 31, 2014
Pushing the vote
WILLMAR — In the final days before Tuesday’s general election, political parties are working to get out the vote in west central Minnesota. On...
October 31, 2014 - 11:34pm
Wake up, election nears
ST. PAUL — It has been a pretty fall with Minnesotans spending time outdoors, reading about Ebola and engaging in real-life experiences ranging...
October 31, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 9, 2014
Click It or Ticket runs today through Oct. 26
ST. PAUL — Nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will focus on seat belt violations this October through the Click It or Ticket extra enforcement campaign Oct. 10-26. It is coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety. “We encourage...
October 9, 2014 - 11:24pm
September 11, 2014
United Way launches annual campaign with a goal of $920,000
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota reached out to 31,000 locals last year and has a goal of reaching even more people in need...
September 11, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 24, 2014
City of Willmar reminds candidates of yard sign rules
WILLMAR — The city of Willmar is reminding candidates for public office of the rules for proper placement of campaign yard signs. “As election...
July 24, 2014 - 12:22am
June 5, 2014
Seifert stops in Willmar
WILLMAR — There are four Republican candidates running for governor but so far only one has made a campaign stop in Willmar following the GOP’s...
June 5, 2014 - 12:07am
June 4, 2014
Seifert makes campaign stop in Willmar
WILLMAR –– There are four Republican candidates running for governor but so far only one has made a campaign stop in Willmar following the...
June 4, 2014 - 2:58pm