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Saving Rick's place: Friends rally to help keep Willmar man in his home
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
Five injured in Pope County head-on crash with ambulance
Restarting out of bankruptcy, company revives former MN mining operation
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Four Cards off to state
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
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
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
The many meanings of Valentine's Day
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
January 21, 2012
The basics of blogging in west central Minnesota
Over the last decade, blogging has taken off in popularity. These days, it seems like everyone from politicians to high school students have...
January 21, 2012 - 8:00am
Want to start your own Areavoices blog?
The West Central Tribune is looking for bloggers! On our Areavoices platform, anyone from the community can write a blog about any topic that interests them. Local businesses and nonprofits are also welcome to set up a blog on Areavoices. On Areavoices, your blog can be read by...
January 21, 2012 - 8:00am
January 14, 2012
Willmar, Minn., area volunteers find their own way to help the community
Every Monday through Thursday at exactly 9:30 a.m., a group of about 12 men, all retired, gather around for coffee and cookies. They laugh and...
January 14, 2012 - 12:02am
December 31, 2011
Year in Review: Top news stories of 2011 in Willmar, Minn., region
While a number of stories played a part in shaping the region during 2011, the No. 1 news story of the year is the alleged murder of an Albertville...
December 31, 2011 - 12:30am
December 24, 2011
Santa and Mrs. Claus 'assistants' in Willmar, Minn., area enjoy playing the role
At this time of year, Santa is undoubtedly working around the clock at the North Pole, checking his "naughty or nice" list one last time and...
December 24, 2011 - 12:34am
December 17, 2011
Holiday Gift Guide for folks in Willmar and West Central Minnesota
If it's looking a little, well, empty under your tree this year, don't panic yet.
December 17, 2011 - 12:10am
December 10, 2011
Willmar, Minn., women take mission trip to help repair country rocked by earthquake
When Becky Armstrong signed up for a mission trip to Haiti, she thought she had an idea of what to expect. Devastated by a severe earthquake...
December 10, 2011 - 12:53am
December 3, 2011
New London, Minn., Christmas display benefits Toys for Tots
With more than 7,500 lights, a moving Christmas carousel, miniature train, Santa in a sleigh, antique Christmas street lights that hang over...
December 3, 2011 - 12:19am
November 12, 2011
Regional autism program expands services in Cosmos, Minn.
An autism program operating in Cosmos that had primarily focused on teaching older students up to age 21 has now been expanded to include kindergarten...
November 12, 2011 - 2:53am
November 5, 2011
Litchfield, Minn., delegations set to visit Alabama; one group leaves today, another on Thursday
LITCHFIELD -- In January 1971, Litchfield grocer Bruce Cottington faced stiff competition from a new store in town. He needed a gimmick to stimulate...
November 5, 2011 - 12:34am
October 8, 2011
Sea shells provide lifelong fascination for former Willmar, Minn., pathologist
Dr. William Reid was 24 and a medical student in Philadelphia when he received a box of sea shells from his great aunt's estate. Included was...
October 8, 2011 - 7:15am
August 6, 2011
Disc golf: State event to be held in Willmar, Minn., today
Instead of a small white ball, they use a disc. Rather than a club, they use their hands. But the main goal is like golf, and that's...
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
July 23, 2011
13th annual garden tour Tuesday in Kandiyohi County, Minn.
The Kandiyohi County Horticulture Society's 13th annual free garden tour is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Atwater area. Jo and Roger Holm,...
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
July 9, 2011
Local vendors open Willmar Farmers Market today
As the sun came up today, so did the tents and vendors at the Willmar Farmers Market. For 15 weeks, from 6:30 a.m. to "whenever the vendors...
July 9, 2011 - 12:05am
July 2, 2011
Private school in Prinsburg, Minn., touts 100 years of faithfulness
It's been 100 years since a two-room schoolhouse opened its doors in Prinsburg. With two teachers and 65 students in 1911, the school -- formerly...
July 2, 2011 - 8:09am