Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
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
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
Send your story to the Tribune's Reader News
Alveda B. Myhre
Lorraine M. Essler
Arnold "Arnie" Muench
Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
September 26, 2011
Canoe replica returned to amend for Lewis and Clark theft
LONG BEACH, Wash. (AP) - It was a long time coming, but the descendants of explorer William Clark have tried to make amends for a 205-year-old...
September 26, 2011 - 9:09am
December 31, 2010
10 stories that made 2010 history
While a number of stories played a part in shaping the region during 2010, the No. 1 news story of the year is the number of local elected officials...
December 31, 2010 - 12:03pm
November 12, 2010
Memorial dedicated to soldier killed on Afghan deployment
NEW LONDON -- Standing at the flagpole in front of the New London-Spicer High School on Veterans Day, the family, friends and former school teachers...
November 12, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Memorial dedication scheduled for Pfc. Clark at NLS High School
NEW LONDON -- A plaque in honor of Army Pfc. Ryane Clark will be dedicated at 7:45 a.m. Thursday at the New London-Spicer High School flag pole. According...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip Cookie featured in Wctrib.com video
The West Central Tribune has posted a video about Operation Chocolate Chip Cookies in memory of New London's soldier Ryane Clark. Clark was...
October 22, 2010 - 8:40am
October 21, 2010
Letter: A tribute to a fallen soldier
I feel compelled to write this letter of opinion after arriving home from a fallen hero's funeral. I have to commend all the citizens of this area for paying their ultimate respect for Ryane Clark and his family. When you looked out of the New London-Spicer High School doors and...
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Cookies to be flown to U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan following Ryane Clark funeral
NEW LONDON -- The word "unbelievable" was uttered repeatedly as volunteers showed up Monday morning at Peace Lutheran Church in New London and...
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 18, 2010
... a brother and a piece of our heart: Tributes from fellow soldiers shared at Clark funeral
NEW LONDON -- Mourners quietly filled the New London-Spicer High School gymnasium and waited Sunday afternoon -- some dabbing at tears -- until...
October 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
'Operation Chocolate Chip Cookie': More cookies needed to send to U.S. military in Afghanistan
NEW LONDON -- If ever there was a time to bake chocolate chip cookies, that time is now. In a unique plea, residents from the home community of U.S. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark are being asked to make and donate dozens and dozens of homemade chocolate chip cookies that can be sent to troops...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip: More cookies are needed to send to soldiers in honor of Pfc. Clark
NEW LONDON -- More chocolate chip cookies, disposable plastic food containers, cardboard boxes with lids (like those that reams of paper come...
October 15, 2010 - 11:39am
Students offer fond salutation to 'one of their own'
NEW LONDON -- In 2007, Ryane Clark stood in a sea of students, teachers and friends on the day he graduated from New London-Spicer High School. On...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
Public pays respects as body of slain soldier returns to New London
A chartered jet descended from a cloudless blue sky to bring the body of Army Pfc. Ryane Clark home Thursday. Clark was killed Oct. 4 while deployed...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
October 14, 2010 - 2:14pm
Communties plan to gather along Pfc. Ryane Clark's processional route
The communities of New London, Spicer and Willmar are preparing to welcome home Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, who was killed Oct. 4 in Afghanistan. People...
October 14, 2010 - 10:43am
Editorial: Welcome home to Pfc. Ryane Clark
U.S. Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, a 2007 graduate of New London-Spicer High School, returns today home to New London and west central Minnesota for...
October 14, 2010 - 12:23am