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Meryl Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscars
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.
U.S. condemns attacks on special monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine
Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scores monster $30.5 million opening
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Gymnastics: Schramm, Henjum in state All-Around top-20
Wrestling: 18 area grapplers win section titles
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.
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
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
October 3, 2016
Hope Blooms volunteers deliver repurposed flowers
After a wedding, most of the bouquets and floral arrangements are tossed in the trash. But Kelly Krenzel has found a way to extend their life...
October 3, 2016 - 5:55am
October 1, 2016
Fall bulbs bring May flowers
Mother Nature is such a tease. On warm, sunny spring days when we see masses of tulips blooming we're enticed to plant while we're in the mood....
October 1, 2016 - 7:00am
July 8, 2016
Beautification ideas bloom at Willmar City Hall
WILLMAR—Situated on the corner of Sixth Street Southwest and Becker Avenue is an interesting contraption which Willmar City Administrator Larry Kruse hopes not only keeps flowers blooming, but spurs the growth of many other community ideas to keep Willmar vibrant and its residents...
July 8, 2016 - 12:18am
June 6, 2016
Belgrade woman grows, sells two acres of flowers
BELGRADE — Everyday when Mary Solbreken goes to work, she is surrounded by love-in-a-mist. The rural Belgrade woman isn’t a marriage therapist...
June 6, 2016 - 11:53pm
June 3, 2016
Among her favorite things
"Raindrops on roses whiskers on kittens'' is the first line of My Favorite Things from The Sound of Music. This rose on a damp Friday morning...
June 3, 2016 - 1:13pm
April 20, 2016
Willmar City Council considers skipping downtown flowers this year
WILLMAR — Spring has sprung but the Willmar City Council members wondered if it might be too late to pull together the funds and flowers to...
April 20, 2016 - 11:32pm
May 7, 2015
Flowers for mothers
Sue Kuchta arranges flowers Thursday for an order that came from Colorado at Late Bloomers Floral & Gifts. The Willmar flower shop adds staff...
May 7, 2015 - 11:48pm
April 30, 2015
2015 spring home and garden tab available online
The West Central Tribune's 2015 spring home and garden tab is now available to view online. This year's issue features a myriad of tips on...
April 30, 2015 - 5:47pm
May 1, 2013
Couple makes business selling locally grown flowers
STARBUCK -- Minnesota may not seem like the best place to make a living as a local flower farmer - especially after winters like this last one....
May 1, 2013 - 10:19am
March 20, 2013
Editorial: Spring is now here; it really, really is
Winter’s ending this week with the lion roar of a west central Minnesota blizzard, which made many a little bit grumpy. Many looked out the...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 9, 2012
Downtown flowers funded privately this year in Willmar
WILLMAR -- A Willmar Design Center spokesman has addressed what he says may be some misunderstanding on the part of the City Council concerning...
July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 30, 2012
Prom trends this year include sequins, sparkles, just about anything glittery
Across the region, high school students are gearing up for that one special, romantic, splurge-because-it's-worth-it night that will be remembered...
April 30, 2012 - 10:38am
April 26, 2012
How many flowers do we have?
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Local gardener prefers tulips because they're first
Winter was a tough one, even by Minnesota standards, and spring took its sweet time getting here -- if it's really here. As for the April showers...
May 14, 2011 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Insurance investigator decides on cause of Ark. house fire: The dead plant did it
A fire that did $20,000 in damages to a northeast Arkansas home wasn't caused by an electrical problem or burning food or arson, an insurance investigator concluded. Instead, the dead plants did it, according to a report summary provided to the homeowner, Brian Duncan. "The fire...
September 1, 2010 - 2:23pm