Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
February 3, 2012
Sen. Gimse, Rep. Anderson to meet constituents Saturday in Sauk Centre, Minn.
WILLMAR - Sen. Joe Gimse and Rep. Paul Anderson will conduct a town hall meeting Saturday in the northern half of Senate District 13. The session will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lynx National Golf Course in Sauk Centre. Gimse, R-Willmar, and Anderson, R- Starbuck,...
February 3, 2012 - 11:51am
January 26, 2012
Gimse and Anderson schedule west central MN town hall meetings
WILLMAR - Sen. Joe Gimse and Rep. Paul Anderson will hold two town hall meetings next month in the northern half of Senate District 13. The first session will be held at 8:30 - 10 a.m. on Feb. 4 at the Lynx National Golf Course in Sauk Centre. The second meeting will be held at...
January 26, 2012 - 11:02am
September 10, 2011
Wild night in the West Central
West Central conference rivals Paynesville, Benson, Montevideo and Sauk Centre played in two games Friday night that yielded a combined 180 points but which were decided by a total of just eight points. Montevideo almost blew a three touchdown lead but held on to defeat Sauk Centre...
September 10, 2011 - 1:09am
August 25, 2011
Dragons 1-2 in Litchfield Quadrangular
LITCHFIELD -- The Litchfield girls tennis team defeated Simley but fell to Rogers and Hutchinson at the Litchfield Quadrangular meet Wednesday. The Dragons' Kaity Johnson and Chantal Nivaud won two singles matches and Alissa Holmgren won at 1-singles against Simley and teamed with...
August 25, 2011 - 12:00am
February 28, 2011
Sauk Centre man arrested, jailed after fight on bar bus
SAUK CENTRE -- A 32-year-old Sauk Centre man was arrested for second-degree assault and transported to the Stearns County Jail after a fight involving a knife early Sunday morning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's office, the incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday on...
February 28, 2011 - 12:27pm
January 1, 2011
Sartell woman killed on icy roads
SAUK CENTRE -- A 21-year old Sartell woman killed Thursday on an icy section of Interstate 94 has been identified. The State Patrol says Katlyn Dold was killed when the 2002 Dodge Stratus she was driving spun out and was struck by a semi near Sauk Centre. Both vehicles were going...
January 1, 2011 - 7:34am
December 31, 2010
Update: Highway 28 closed from Sauk Centre to South Dakota border
Hazardous driving conditions are reported on roads in western Minnesota, including Minnesota Highway 28, which has been closed from Sauk Centre to the South Dakota border. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, travel is not advised because of drifting snow. Earlier...
December 31, 2010 - 7:59pm
Icy conditions factor in fatal crash near Sauk Centre
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. - Icy roads were involved in a fatal crash about 2 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 94 west of Sauk Centre. The driver of a westbound passenger car lost control and spun out in front of a westbound semi, according to a Minnesota State Patrol incident report. The semi...
December 31, 2010 - 12:28am
July 11, 2009
Name released in fatal accident involving Belgrade woman
SAUK CENTRE -- A Grey Eagle woman was killed Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident near Sauk Centre that involved a Belgrade woman. Linda Arnzen, 54, was a passenger in a 2000 Ford Super Duty pickup that was struck at 2:38 p.m. at the intersection of Stearns County Road 24 and...
July 11, 2009 - 10:42am
July 10, 2009
Belgrade woman injured in two-vehicle fatal
SAUK CENTRE -- A Belgrade woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday near Sauk Centre. According to the State Patrol, Sharon Brunner, 48, of Belgrade, was heading south on Stearns County Road 24 near Sauk Centre at 2:38 p.m. when the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado she was...
July 10, 2009 - 9:02pm
June 30, 2009
In downtown Willmar, two holdouts from a bygone era
It's almost like the 21st century never arrived here at the Centre Point Mall in downtown Willmar. Inside, clock smith Wes Carlson tinkers with...
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
July 22, 2008
Ultra-light crash at Sauk Centre golf course kills man
Updated 1 p.m. with second crash death
July 22, 2008 - 12:00pm
EDC votes to stay in downtown Willmar
WILLMAR -- A downtown site was chosen Thursday as the new home for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission. The new location -- in the Centre Place building on Litchfield Avenue -- was approved on a 5-1 vote by the EDC joint powers board. "I think...
May 22, 2008 - 3:00pm