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Wal-Mart helps Wall Street's record-setting rally march on
Mall of America seeks Writer-in-Residence to chronicle its 25th anniversary
Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News amid pedophilia controversy
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Wells Fargo fires 4 executives amid probe into sales practices
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
February 11, 2017
Heart full of hope
GRAND FORKS — Her pregnancy was progressing well when Cassie Marka headed to the clinic for a 20-week ultrasound procedure in the spring...
February 11, 2017 - 1:12pm
January 30, 2017
Child pedestrian deaths more likely around parks
Child pedestrian fatalities are up to twice as likely around parks as they are around schools, according to a study based on 30 years of U.S....
January 30, 2017 - 10:36am
January 4, 2017
Dayton bonding includes youth psychiatric hospital in Willmar
WILLMAR — Money to build a new psychiatric hospital for youth in Willmar is included in Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed bonding bill. If approved,...
January 4, 2017 - 11:35pm
December 15, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund Dave Granlund is a nationally syndicated cartoonist based in Minnesota. Editorial cartoon feedback can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org....
December 15, 2016 - 12:00am
December 8, 2016
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
BENSON — When cancer strikes a young family it's hard to explain to toddlers that mommy is too sick to pick them up and play with them....
December 8, 2016 - 6:19am
November 29, 2016
Warm the Children program enters final year
WILLMAR — For the past 22 years, the Warm the Children program administered by the West Central Tribune has helped to provide warm winter...
November 29, 2016 - 8:02pm
November 26, 2016
Parenting Perspectives: Becoming a parent a weird responsibility
Becoming a parent is weird. It hasn't been bad, really. In fact, I like being a mom considerably more than I thought I would. But the transition...
November 26, 2016 - 12:41pm
October 17, 2016
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
Children who order a combination meal at fast-food restaurants are more likely to get a sugary drink that ups the meal's total calories, according to a new study. Researchers found those beverages such as soft drinks, sweet tea and flavored milk add about 179 more calories to meals. "Sugar-sweetened...
October 17, 2016 - 11:00am
October 13, 2016
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Is your school a little too ... normal? Welcome to Wayside. Before you enter Wayside School, you should know it's a 30-story building with one...
October 13, 2016 - 5:00am
September 12, 2016
More evidence of a link between C-sections and childhood obesity
Children born by cesarean delivery appear to have higher odds of developing obesity than their peers who experienced vaginal births, a U.S. study...
September 12, 2016 - 7:00am
August 22, 2016
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
About 361,00 children were seen in U.S. emergency departments between 1990 and 2010 for injuries sustained while riding in a stroller or carrier,...
August 22, 2016 - 5:42pm
June 8, 2016
UPDATE: Willmar kids can get free breakfast, lunch this summer
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct one location. The Willmar Middle School is not a site this year due to a remodeling project....
June 8, 2016 - 11:49pm
Commentary: Putting our children first
It’s that time of year when anxious high school seniors assess their worth by checking their email. The nation’s colleges and universities...
April 8, 2016 - 12:05am
February 26, 2016
This is winter?
WILLMAR - Children at Cardinal Place Kennedy Elementary enjoyed a terrific winter afternoon on the playground. The weater was ideal: 45 degrees...
February 26, 2016 - 4:15pm
December 30, 2015
Warm the Children surpasses 2015 goal
A total of 379 donations have been received during the 2015 campaign, totaling $35,059.45, which puts the program at 103 percent of goal. The Warm the Children campaign has helped more than 8,400 children from an estimated 3,081 families over the past 21 years. Last year, the Warm...
December 30, 2015 - 10:28pm