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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
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
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
November 24, 2016
Three killed in two NE Minn. crashes on icy roads
ELY, Minn. — Two crashes on icy highways in northeast Minnesota — one on Tuesday afternoon near Littlefork, the other on Wednesday...
November 24, 2016 - 9:15am
September 20, 2016
Driver safety games come with a sobering point
WILLMAR — Cellphone in hand, Kandiyohi County Commissioner Roger Imdieke attempted to steer a pedal cart through a row of traffic cones...
September 20, 2016 - 6:14pm
September 2, 2016
DWI arrests generally decreasing in Minnesota
WILLMAR—Alcohol-related crashes, fatalities and injuries cost Kandiyohi County an estimated $1.8 million last year. That's according...
September 2, 2016 - 9:33am
March 26, 2016
Crash on Willmar's First Street forces detour
A two-car crash, shortly before 11:30 a.m. Saturday, snarled traffic at one of Willmar's busiest intersections. Southbound traffic on First Street...
March 26, 2016 - 12:30pm
March 19, 2016
Records published March 19
This is the records summary for March 19. Crashes Snowy weather apparently contributed to several crashes Friday morning. Two men from Massachusetts were injured in a crash about 8:35 a.m. on state Highway 9 in Swift County. According to the State Patrol, a vehicle driven by Jeffrey...
March 19, 2016 - 12:00am
January 13, 2016
Injuries reported after crash on U.S. Highway 12 near Willmar
A Chrysler minivan and a semi hauling poultry feed were involved in two-vehicle crash shortly after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection...
January 13, 2016 - 10:31am
December 9, 2015
Slide Show: Crash at busy Willmar intersection
A three-vehicle accident at one of Willmar's busiest intersections around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday resulted in minor injuries and led to detouring...
December 9, 2015 - 6:12pm
Slide Show: crash at busy intersection
Willmar police reported "minor injuries" resulting from a 3-vehicle accident at the intersection of 1st Street SW and 19th Avenue around 4:30...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Recent fatal crashes involving farm trucks put focus on road safety during harvest
FARGO, North Dakota – A pair of recent crashes involving farm trucks in northern Minnesota counties left two men dead and two men injured,...
October 7, 2015 - 9:34am
September 28, 2015
Video: One airlifted from scene of Priam crash
WILLMAR – An accident north of Priam, reported about 10:30 a.m. Monday, resulted in the driver being airlifted from the scene. A black Chevrolet...
September 28, 2015 - 12:33pm
July 24, 2015
Alcohol, inexperience and lack of life jackets common trends in boating incidents
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Boating accidents and fatalities in Minnesota have remained steady over the last several years, most of which could have...
July 24, 2015 - 12:05am
Summer brings spike in local traffic deaths
WILLMAR — It has been a deadly summer on Minnesota roads. Since July 12, the West Central Tribune has reported eight traffic fatalities in seven separate crashes in west central Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Troy Christianson works in District 2300 in the southwestern...
July 24, 2015 - 12:01am
December 16, 2014
Icy conditions cause crashes in western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Icy conditions made for hazardous travel on roads in western Minnesota early this week, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. As...
December 16, 2014 - 10:58pm
October 6, 2014
Briefly in the news
Police identify body pulled from the Red River MOORHEAD — The identity of a man found dead in the Red River on Sept. 29 eluded Moorhead detectives for a week. But on Monday, police sought the public’s help, and within three hours they learned the man’s name thanks to tipsters. Although...
October 6, 2014 - 11:08pm
January 5, 2014
Icy roads cited in man’s death, numerous crashes
WILLMAR — Ice on roadways contributed to numerous spinouts, rollovers and crashes over the weekend including a fatality Saturday afternoon...
January 5, 2014 - 10:16pm