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U.S. Education Dept. ends Obama-era guidance on college sex crimes
Police investigating after tour boats unmoored, set adrift near Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth
Lost hunter built fire, drank bog water to survive 3 days before rescuers pulled him from Minn. forest
Amid new sanctions, Trump calls North Korea's leader 'madman' whose regime will face new tests
Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study finds
Prep Volleyball: Willmar wins big CLC match
Local Roundup: Litchfield downs NLS to run record to 19-0
Swimming & Diving: Cards edge Spartans
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
David A. Mitteness
Annabelle E. Kern
Deloris J. Celander
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 18, 2015
VanDerBill is United Way marketing director
WILLMAR — The United Way of West Central Minnesota announces that Brittany VanDerBill has accepted the position of marketing and resource development director as of Aug. 5. VanDerBill has a background in the insurance industry with more than five years of sales and marketing experience....
August 18, 2015 - 5:44pm
July 16, 2015
United Way funding campaign reaches 95 percent of goal
WILLMAR — United Way of West Central Minnesota is closing its 2014-15 fundraising campaign after reaching 95.1 percent of its goal. Donors contributed and pledged $856,059.69 toward a $900,000 goal, executive director James Miller announced in a news release on Wednesday. “Although...
July 16, 2015 - 12:32am
April 20, 2015
Lots of support for Montevideo's Bring It Home project to provide weekend meals
MONTEVIDEO — Six-year-old Emmary Birhanzl heard the call for volunteers at church and insisted on helping out. Emmary and her sister Kory,...
April 20, 2015 - 12:10am
February 28, 2015
Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
WILLMAR — A chili fest and cook-off early next week will mark the start of the Willmar Area Food Shelf’s annual month-long fundraiser to...
February 28, 2015 - 7:00am
December 29, 2014
Warm the Children campaign falls short of $37,000-goal
WILLMAR — The new year is upon us and contributions for the 2014 Warm the Children campaign are at just 76 percent of goal. Goal of this year’s drive is $37,000. Last year, the Warm the Children campaign helped to clothe 516 children from more than 200 families from throughout...
December 29, 2014 - 8:18pm
December 12, 2014
Donations to Warm the Children so far total 45 percent of 2014 goal
WILLMAR — Donations for the 2014 Warm the Children campaign are at about 45 percent of goal, with less than two weeks to Christmas. Goal of this year’s drive is $37,000. Last year, the Warm the Children campaign helped to clothe 516 children from more than 200 families from throughout...
December 12, 2014 - 10:13pm
December 1, 2014
Warm the Children campaign underway for 2014
WILLMAR — The West Central Tribune has kicked off its 21st annual Warm the Children campaign. This campaign is designed to help provide warm...
December 1, 2014 - 11:00am
November 28, 2014
Rice Health Foundation raises record amount with annual gala
WILLMAR — The Rice Health Foundation set a record this month at its annual holiday gala, raising $342,000 to support services and patient care at Rice Memorial Hospital. The amount is the most ever for the yearly fundraiser, said Shirley Carter, executive director of the Rice Health...
November 28, 2014 - 11:43pm
Warm the Children campaign gets underway for 2014
WILLMAR — The West Central Tribune has kicked off its 21st annual Warm the Children campaign. This campaign is designed to help provide warm winter clothing to area children. It is expected that up to 500 children across the region will receive clothing again this year, through...
November 28, 2014 - 11:37pm
November 14, 2014
Nearly 100 families receive free computers in Willmar giveaway
WILLMAR — When she found out her family would be receiving a free computer, Tonya Summerlet sat with her daughters and the tears flowed. The...
November 14, 2014 - 11:28pm
August 18, 2014
Foundations get record donations
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Community Foundation and Central Minnesota Community Foundation, its parent organization, announce the organizations have received a record $18.2 million in gifts in the first six months of its fiscal year to push total assets over $100 million for the...
August 18, 2014 - 11:23pm
June 23, 2014
United Way of West Central Minnesota, Home to Home seek donations of household goods
WILLMAR — United Way of West Central Minnesota and the Home to Home Project are working together to distribute household essentials to area families whose property was damaged by flooding in their homes.
June 23, 2014 - 11:03pm
May 26, 2014
Willmar Community Foundation OKs funding for area nonprofits
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Community Foundation has awarded $51,000 to support the programming and growth of nonprofits in Kandiyohi County. The largest grant of $20,000 will support Community Basics Inc., a local nonprofit known for its weekly community distribution of groceries...
May 26, 2014 - 11:01pm
December 8, 2013
Warm the Children just past halfway point
WILLMAR — Donations are just past the halfway point for the 2013 Warm the Children campaign, with only three weeks until Christmas. Goal of this year’s drive is $40,000. Last year, the Warm the Children campaign took in $37,885, falling short of a goal of $40,000. The donations...
December 8, 2013 - 10:48pm
November 2, 2013
Salvation Army in Willmar taking applications for holiday aid
WILLMAR — The Salvation Army in Willmar will be taking applications for Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance for two weeks. They will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 4 p.m. the weeks of Nov. 4-9 and Dec. 2-6. Applicants must apply in person at The Salvation Army office...
November 2, 2013 - 12:08pm