Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee
'I will ... become a chicken': French artist who spent a week inside a rock is now hatching eggs
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Violet Gurtrude Swanson
Keith L. Sorenson
Delores A. Larson
Ethel L. Anderson
LeRoy H. Koenen
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
January 26, 2016
Icy road a factor in rollover crash that injures two in Meeker County
Two people were injured Monday night in a rollover crash in Meeker County. The Minnesota State Patrol says Nicole L. Stand, 29, of Minneapolis, was driving westbound on Highway 7 near Cosmos when she lost control of her 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe on the icy highway. The vehicle went off...
January 26, 2016 - 9:42am
December 12, 2015
Video: Holiday Express on the move again today
The Santa Semi stopped at the Cosmos American Legion and was greeted by a large turnout to see not only St. Nick and his red-nosed reindeer but...
December 12, 2015 - 12:00am
November 24, 2015
UPDATE: Victim identified in crash near Cosmos
COSMOS - The State Patrol has identified the victim in a two-vehicle crash Monday near Cosmos. Paula L. Jorgenson, 49 , of Cosmos, died in the crash, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Jorgenson was driving a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta north on state Highway 4 when her vehicle...
November 24, 2015 - 8:00am
November 23, 2015
One person dies in crash near Cosmos
COSMOS — One person was killed and two were injured in a head-on crash Monday morning on state Highway 4 north of Cosmos. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta was going north on Highway 4, crossed the centerline and collided with a 1999 Ford Super Duty...
November 23, 2015 - 11:48pm
Crash near Cosmos kills one and injures two
COSMOS - One person was killed and two were injured in a head-on crash this morning on state Highway 4 north of Cosmos. According to the State Patrol a 2000 Volkswagon Jetta was going north on Highway 4, crossed the centerline and collided with a 1999 Ford Super Duty pickup that...
November 23, 2015 - 7:51am
August 13, 2015
Coming to a galaxy not far away
David Henning of Henning Excavating at New Germany extends a storm-drain trench on Wednesday at the new Casey’s General Store in Cosmos at...
August 13, 2015 - 12:00am
August 1, 2015
Parents at ACGC put focus on technology
GROVE CITY — Technology and social media were at the forefront of discussion this week when the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board conducted a retreat to discuss online surveys of parents in the district. Superintendent Sherri Broderius said many parents want students to have...
August 1, 2015 - 12:14am
June 26, 2015
ACGC junior, senior high students to start 15 minutes earlier
GROVE CITY — Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City junior and senior high students will start their school day 15 minutes earlier next year, a decision made Monday by the ACGC School Board to provide the older students with more instruction time. The school board voted 6-1 to change morning...
June 26, 2015 - 12:09am
May 5, 2015
Rural Cosmos man dies as result of machinery accident
COSMOS -- A 49-year-old rural Cosmos man died of injuries sustained in an accident yesterday evening southeast of Cosmos in Cedar Mills Township. Emergency responders were called to the accident scene around 7:13 p.m. yesterday in the 58700 block of 110th Street on the report that...
May 5, 2015 - 3:14pm
February 28, 2015
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
GROVE CITY — Students in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District will be starting school before Labor Day this fall, it was decided at Monday’s school board meeting. The ACGC School Board voted unanimously during the meeting to approve a calendar that includes the earlier...
February 28, 2015 - 9:06am
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 30, 2014
ACGC wins national Blue Ribbon education award
GROVE CITY – The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District was named a National Blue Ribbon School today by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is for improvements in the K-6 grades for closing the achievement gaps among student subgroups. ACGC is one of eight...
September 30, 2014 - 5:08pm
August 1, 2014
Man injured in collision with horse near Cosmos
COSMOS — A Litchfield man was injured at about 5 a.m. Friday when two vehicles struck a horse on Highway 4 near Cosmos, according to a release from the Meeker County Sheriff's Office. Frank Moeller, 40, of Litchfield was southbound on Minnesota Highway 4 when his pickup struck...
August 1, 2014 - 10:11am
July 29, 2014
ACGC seeks to extend levy for 10 more years
GROVE CITY –– A vote to renew an $804 operating levy for an additional 10 years will be on the ballot this fall in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. The district’s current levy of $1,075, which was approved seven years ago, expires in 2015. Earlier this year...
July 29, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 23, 2014
ACGC hires longtime teacher Wall as principal, restoring one of administrator positions eliminated during lean budget years
GROVE CITY — A longtime teacher in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District has been hired as its new 5-8 grade principal. The board...
June 23, 2014 - 11:07pm