Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
September 16, 2011
Letter: A show for the whole family
Wednesday night I went to the Barn Theatre to "The Trip to Bountiful," and was very pleased with the play. It was an evening well spent! The cast, especially the three main characters played by Bev Raske, J.P. Cola, and Stacey Neuhaus, were excellent. And the subject of this play...
September 16, 2011 - 12:00am
June 20, 2011
Elderly care givers ask for shutdown funds
ST. PAUL -- A group representing nursing homes and other health-care providers for Minnesota's elderly asked the courts today to keep state funding flowing in case of a government shutdown. Aging Services of Minnesota and Care Providers of Minnesota filed paperwork in Ramsey County...
June 20, 2011 - 12:15pm
March 11, 2011
Letter: Price of economic blunders
Congratulations to Mickey Rooney for speaking up in America about the abuse of our elderly. We thank him. Now would be a good time for all of us to join him and let our growing concerns be told and insist our government make its own citizens its No. 1 priority and spend its money...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
December 28, 2010
Volunteers needed for program
WILLMAR -- Every Tuesday Vicki Dew takes an early lunch hour from her job as an associate at Wal-Mart to deliver hot meals to elderly, ill or...
December 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Bethesda to unveil new digs
WILLMAR - Clustered in a bay lit by tall southeast-facing windows, the tables and chairs in the mini-café at the new Bethesda Wellness Center...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Rice delays awarding of bids for new addition at care center
WILLMAR -- Rice Me-morial Hospital's board of directors was set to award bids Wednesday for a $3 million addition to the Rice Care Center. But when bids were opened last week, the total came in about $400,000 higher than the construction estimate. Hospital officials, the bidders,...
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
August 17, 2010
Democrat says GOP workers' presence is intimidating voters
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton says Republican workers who videotape almost his every move are getting so close that they intimidate voters trying to talk to the DFL governor candidate.
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
For aging population, need for community services is outgrowing the funding
WILLMAR -- Despite all the transportation, nutrition, respite and other services in the region to serve the aging population, Lynn Buckley still...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Letter: A grand memorial event
Everyone in our community was invited to join the residents of Copperleaf for their Memorial Day ball, grand march and dance on May 22 to honor our war veterans.
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 11, 2010
Man escapes from custody, assaults elderly woman, attendant
LITCHFIELD -- A 20-year-old Minneapolis man has been returned to the Meeker County Jail and faces first-degree burglary, assault and escape from custody charges after he allegedly escaped from custody and assaulted an elderly woman and her caregiver Monday. According to Meeker County...
May 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
Grand Forks man charged with raping 64-year-old woman
Robert James Rhode, 43, is being held at the Grand Forks County jail on a $10,000 bond, a jail spokeswoman said Tuesday. A police affidavit says the victim had known Rhode for several years. He came to her Grand Forks home intoxicated Nov.
April 28, 2010 - 11:04am
March 3, 2010
'Something to live for': Bethesda volunteer, 75, presented award from Aging Services of Minn.
WILLMAR -- Mary Jane Stredde was so busy greeting well-wishers Tuesday afternoon that she hardly had time to sip her coffee. Stredde, 75, shook...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 25, 2010
Elderly Minnesota man found dead in Iowa ditch
ALGONA, Iowa - Authorities say the body of an 86-year-old Minnesota man has been found in rural Kossuth County. Kossuth County Sheriff Steve Kollasch says the body of Kenneth Eldon Reed of Elmore, Minnesota was found lying in a ditch in a rural area near the Iowa-Minnesota state...
January 25, 2010 - 11:52am
November 19, 2009
A helping hand along the way
WILLMAR -- Not far into Kate Selseth's presentation on the ins and outs of Medicare and how to compare plans on the Medicare.gov Web site, someone...
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
New regional network focuses on meeting a growing need
Ask just about anyone who works with or provides services for older adults, and they'll list dementia as one of the most pervasive needs. "It's...
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am