Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
More counties to see Obamacare marketplace monopoly
Solid U.S. consumer spending boosts prospect of Fed rate hike
Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
Police kill man who fired gun outside Minnesota apartment complex
Minnesota man dies after going overboard during boat test
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Kenneth C. Hensch
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Klobuchar: The cost of the EpiPen price increases
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
June 23, 2014
Hutchinson man pleads to drug charge for selling mushrooms, methamphetamine
WILLMAR — Logan Michael Bellon, 30, of Hutchinson, pleaded guilty Monday to a second-degree drug sale charge for selling psilocybin mushroom and methamphetamine to CEE-VI Drug Task Force informants on two occasions in 2012. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District...
June 23, 2014 - 11:04pm
June 19, 2014
Roschild receives stayed prison, fines in property damage, fraud and drug sentences
WILLMAR — Joshua Wayne Roschild, 23, of Willmar, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, which was stayed, 15 years of probation and a total of $2,050 on three felony charges. Roschild was convicted of criminal damage to property for damaging a canvas door in June at the Willmar...
June 19, 2014 - 10:42pm
Willmar man gets four years in prison for drugs
WILLMAR — Jose Juan Rodriguez, 27, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 48 months in prison and a $3,000 fine on a second-degree drug possession charge for methamphetamine and marijuana found in February in a Willmar residence. As part of his sentence handed down in Kandiyohi...
June 19, 2014 - 10:41pm
June 17, 2014
Man pleads guilty to robbery in beating of man he suspected of being informant in drug case
WILLMAR — Andrew Lee Gomez, 26, of St. Cloud and formerly of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a first-degree aggravated robbery charge for beating a man he suspected was a drug informant to law enforcement. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, four additional...
June 17, 2014 - 11:04pm
June 16, 2014
New London man faces drug sale charges for meth deal
WILLMAR — Chase David Frieze, 20, of New London, made his first appearance Monday on second- and third-degree drug sale charges for his role in allegedly selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in February. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000. His next...
June 16, 2014 - 11:30pm
May 13, 2014
Man pleads to drug possession count in cocaine case
WILLMAR — Manuel Antonio Luna, 31, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended third-degree drug possession charge for 11 grams of cocaine found in his residence in December during a search by CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District...
May 13, 2014 - 11:07pm
May 9, 2014
Deputies search for gun after high-speed chase west of Morris
MORRIS — An Appleton man faces several criminal charges after a high-speed chase Wednesday west of Morris.
May 9, 2014 - 10:49pm
May 7, 2014
Willmar man pleads to three felonies for property damage, fraud, selling meth
WILLMAR — Joshua Wayne Roschild, 23, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three felony charges, for criminal damage to property for damaging a canvas door in June at the Willmar Walmart store, for fourth-degree drug sale for selling meth in July to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant...
May 7, 2014 - 11:18pm
Renville man sentenced in case of synthetic marijuana sent through mail
WILLMAR — Derek Bergen Ellingson, 24, of Renville, was sentenced Wednesday to a year of probation on two felony charges of synthetic cannabinoid possession for his role in ordering 2.8 pounds of the substance on the Internet and receiving the shipment of more than 300 ready-to-sell...
May 7, 2014 - 11:17pm
April 25, 2014
Willmar Planning Commission OKs permit for transitional housing program for men
WILLMAR — The Willmar Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for LifeRight Outreach of Alexandria, a non-profit organization that plans to operate a faith-based, drug-free and alcohol-free transitional residential housing program for men in a former north side...
April 25, 2014 - 11:00pm
April 24, 2014
Two arrested in Litchfield, had stolen items from across region
LITCHFIELD — Two people, a 27-year-old man from Cosmos and a 35-year-old woman from Pennock, were arrested on charges of possession of stolen property and controlled substances after law enforcement officers served search warrants on Wednesday in Litchfield. According to the...
April 24, 2014 - 8:55am
April 1, 2014
‘Talk to your kids’: Town hall meeting on alcohol, drugs emphasizes message of prevention
WILLMAR — When members of the regional CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force give public presentations, they hear from many parents who have no idea...
April 1, 2014 - 10:54pm
March 27, 2014
Supporting parents with a message of prevention: Town hall meeting planned Monday on underage drinking, drug use
WILLMAR — An information meeting hosted next week by the Kandiyohi County Drug-Free Communities Coalition will give parents and the rest of...
March 27, 2014 - 11:15pm
March 19, 2014
Willmar man faces new charges for drugs; trials set for fraud, property damage, stolen property cases
WILLMAR — Joshua Wayne Roschild, 23, of Willmar, made his first appearance Wednesday on a third-degree drug sale charge for allegedly selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in July and on a fifth-degree drug possession count for possessing meth when he was...
March 19, 2014 - 11:16pm
March 18, 2014
Two charged after New London search turns up large amount of cocaine
WILLMAR — Jose Trinidad Mendoza, 33, and Elvira Mendoza, 31, of New London, made their first court appearances Monday on first-degree drug charges for a third of a pound of cocaine found in their residence Friday when a search warrant was served on their home. Unconditional bail...
March 18, 2014 - 4:00am