Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Turkey dinner for all
Records published Nov. 27
Decades-long BWCA fight hangs over PolyMet
Pre-Black Friday shopping
Kruse looks forward to Willmar city administrator post
Having fun yet?
NFL: Bears stun Packers at rainy Lambeau Field
Boys Basketball: Defense still top priority for CMCS
Area Boys Basketball Previews
NFL: Vikes look to bounce back against struggling Falcons
'Happy Hollandaise' opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Willmar light display to be featured on ABC’s ‘Light Fight’
Charlie Sheen confirms he's HIV positive, says he was extorted to keep diagnosis quiet
Actor Charlie Sheen reportedly to announce he's HIV positive
Video: Willmar High School Musical ends four-day run with another sellout
Baxter — Kubesh
Video: Pie-A-Palooza at Ridgwater College
Video: VFW Post 1639 Willmar assembles Thanksgiving Day Meals for Area Veterans
Video: A hint of snow at 2015 Willmar Holidaze Parade
Video: Roosevelt 5th-Grade Songfest at Willmar
LIVE IT!: Kandiyohi County focused on providing permanent homes for foster kids
LIVE IT!: After an extended period trying to adopt, rural Atwater couple seek another route
LIVE IT!: A how-to on planning the perfect family photo session
LIVE IT! For Raymond couple, parenthood once seemed a lost dream
LIVE IT!: Willmar woman knows both the loss and gain of adoption
Randy E. Plumley
Alice A. Sandbo
Arnold C. Ninneman
Alma C. Gruber
Editorial: A day to be thankful and reflect upon our blessings
Commentary: The discipline of gratitude
Editorial: Defeating ISIS will be a complicated task
Letter: God is the game-changer
Letter: An evening of diversity, inclusion
November 9, 2010
Hwy. 71 closed until 10 p.m.; Kandiyohi County Road 40 reopens
NEW LONDON -- Kandiyohi County Road 40 is now open to traffic crossing U.S. Highway 71 west of New London, but Highway 71 will remain closed after an accident in the vicinity early this evening. A semi overturned in a ditch about two blocks north of the intersection of County Road...
News / local
November 9, 2010 - 6:53pm
July 16, 2010
Ethanol industry scrambles to keep incentives going
WASHINGTON - The once-popular ethanol industry is scrambling to hold onto billions of dollars in government subsidies, fighting an increasing public skepticism of the corn-based fuel and wariness from lawmakers who may divert the money to other priorities. The industry itself can't...
News / nation
July 16, 2010 - 9:12am
April 18, 2010
Crash near Watson causes diesel fuel spill
WATSON -- Between 100 to 150 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled after two-vehicle crash around 7:40 a.m. Saturday near Watson. According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's office, the crash at the intersection of County Road 13 and 90th Avenue Northwest involved a 2003 Ford Expedition...
News / region
April 18, 2010 - 2:13pm
April 1, 2010
Administration releases new fuel efficiency rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration set tougher gas mileage standards for new cars and trucks today, spurring the next generation of fuel-sipping gas-electric hybrids, efficient engines and electric cars. The heads of the Transportation Department and the Environmental Protection...
News / nation
April 1, 2010 - 11:50am
Fuel efficiency rules aimed at advanced vehicles
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is setting tough gas mileage standards for new cars and trucks, spurring the next generation of fuel-sipping gas-electric hybrids, efficient engines and electric cars. The heads of the Transportation Department and the Environmental Protection...
News / nation
April 1, 2010 - 9:30am
January 12, 2010
U.S. grants $187M for fuel efficiency research
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration announced on Monday funding for nine projects designed to significantly increase fuel efficiency in heavy trucks and passenger vehicles, with more than half the money coming from the $787 billion stimulus package. Energy Secretary Steven...
News / nation / business
January 12, 2010 - 7:45am
July 2, 2009
Letter: U.S. needs an energy plan
By the time this letter is printed, the vote on the proposed cap-and-trade system will be over. There is opposition to this bill that is centered on the belief that global warming is not real, cost, jobs and fear of change. My point in this letter is say that whether or not global...
opinion / letters
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Letter: Goodbye to global warming
As I was blowing out my driveway in the 30-below windchill the other day, I was reminded of how resilient we have become. It was only 10 years ago when we were sitting under the sweltering heat of one of the hottest years on record. Thank goodness for the foresight of the eco-warriors...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am