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West Central Tribune
Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Aldean "Swede" Carlson
John G. Schmidt
Dale Richard Johnson
Harold E. Lee
Steven G. Smith
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
July 15, 2014
High waters across the board: Some Kandiyohi County lakes set records
WILLMAR — June rains swelled lakes in Kandiyohi County to new record levels. In some cases, the waters were so high that those reading the...
July 15, 2014 - 10:25pm
December 24, 2013
Kandiyohi County Recycling Center encourages residents to recycle gift wrap
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Recycling Center is encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas wrapping paper, cardboard boxes and unwanted Christmas lights this year. Landfills across the region see increases in volume due to holiday gift-giving, the center said in a news...
December 24, 2013 - 11:56am
September 4, 2012
Amateur Baseball: NLS Twins fall 2-0 to Zachow, Green Isle; Outhit Irish 7-4 Saturday
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - New London-Spicer played an airtight game and lost Saturday afternoon in the third-round of the Class C Minnesota State Baseball...
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 13, 2012
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Leagues honors Willmar for its GreenStep efforts
WILLMAR -- The League of Minnesota Cities on Thursday recognized Willmar and 46 other cities for participation in GreenStep Cities -- a free and voluntary program designed to help Minnesota cities achieve environmental sustainability goals through use of 28 best practices. Each best...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
May 10, 2012
Outdoor music festival gets preliminary OK for Memorial Day weekend in Green Lake Township, Minn.
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man has received preliminary approval to hold a two-day outdoor music festival over the Memorial Day weekend on a 10-acre farm site near Twin Lakes in Green Lake Township, as long as he meets strict county requirements. David Nelson said he would meet the conditions,...
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2012
Video: Earth Day at PWELC
The annual Earth Day Celebration held at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center in rural Spicer included exhibits and speakers discussing...
April 22, 2012 - 5:53pm
March 24, 2012
Polar Plunges raise $2.85M
SPICER -- Polar Plunge events this year raised a record $2.85 million for Minnesota Special Olympics. More than 14,000 people participated in 17 events and raised money by accepting the challenge to jump into ice cold lakes. An event on Green Lake in Spicer raised $80,004. The...
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Polar Plunges raised $2.85 million
Polar Plunge events this year raised a record $2.85 million for Minnesota Special Olympics. More than 14,000 people participated in 17 events and raised money by accepting the challenge to jump into ice cold lakes. An event on Green Lake in Spicer raised $80,004. The money was...
March 23, 2012 - 12:08pm
March 21, 2012
Color Me Green blog: Spring clean to help others succeed
March 21, 2012 - 8:50am
March 20, 2012
Green Lake, Minn., ice out is earliest ever
SPICER -- The ice cover on Green Lake went out on Monday, the earliest in 115 years of record keeping. The March 19 ice out date beats a March 22 ice out recorded in 1987. Green Lake is the deepest body of water in Kandiyohi County, and consequently the last to be free of ice. Last...
March 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 19, 2012
Ice goes out on Green Lake in Kandiyohi County, earliest ever
SPICER -- The ice cover on Green Lake went out on Monday afternoon, the earliest in 115-years of record keeping. The March 19 ice-out date beats a March 22 ice out recorded in 1987. Green Lake is the deepest body of water in Kandiyohi County, and consequently the last to be ice-free. Last...
March 19, 2012 - 6:04pm
March 15, 2012
It's no blarney: St. Patrick's Day means extra drunken driving patrols
ST. PAUL -- Before you chug that first green beer, swallow this: extra DWI patrols will be on the roads on St. Patrick's Day to prevent alcohol-related crashes. Law enforcement agencies statewide will increase enforcement on a historically dangerous drinking and driving party period,...
March 15, 2012 - 12:32pm
March 9, 2012
Willmar, Minn., to participate in GreenStep Cities program to reduce energy use
WILLMAR -- Willmar will participate in a statewide citizen-driven program that focuses on local government opportunities to reduce energy use...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
March 8, 2012
Color Me Green blog: Shop to reduce food waste
I read in a recent article that the United States generates more than 34 million tons of food waste each year, according to the EPA. Composting...
March 8, 2012 - 8:16am