Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 2, 2016
Wild sign Minnesotan as backup goalie
ST. PAUL—In fitting fashion for a Minnesotan, Alex Stalock was at his cabin when he received word that the Wild had signed him to a contract. The goalie from South St. Paul and former Minnesota Duluth player was ecstatic at the news, even if it means he will head to training...
July 2, 2016 - 12:18am
Wild sign two forwards from free-agent market
Wild sign two forwards from free-agent market By Chad Graff St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL—On a day several big contracts were handed out around the NHL, the Wild avoided the priciest options on the free-agent market Friday, electing to fill their biggest needs — size...
July 2, 2016 - 12:16am
June 23, 2016
Blaine prep hockey leader stays in own high school, own state for college
Riley Tufte watched as some of the top hockey players the state has produced left Minnesota for junior hockey and the allure of more training and more games.
June 23, 2016 - 11:48pm
June 15, 2016
NA3HL hockey team announces its new name: Willmar WarHawks
WILLMAR — Willmar’s new junior hockey team has a name. The North American 3 Hockey League team will be the WarHawks. The name was unveiled...
June 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 8, 2016
Former Moorhead standout Cullen one win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup
FARGO — Former Moorhead standout and current Pittsburgh Penguins center Matt Cullen isn’t thinking about the Colton Orr hit that left him...
June 8, 2016 - 11:51pm
June 7, 2016
Wild hire Hall of Famer Scott Stevens to be assistant coach
ST. PAUL — Bruce Boudreau has his first assistant coach. After clearing out the team’s coaching staff last month, general manager Chuck...
June 7, 2016 - 11:53pm
June 6, 2016
NHL: Pens stifle Sharks to close in on Stanley Cup
Pittsburgh’s suffocating speed stifled the San Jose Sharks again Monday, in a 3-1 win in Game 4 at SAP Center the pushed its advantage to 3-1...
June 6, 2016 - 11:55pm
June 1, 2016
NHL: Win in OT gives Penguins 2-0 Cup lead
PITTSBURGH — Rookie left winger Conor Sheary scored 2:35 into overtime, rookie goalie Matt Murray made 21 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins...
June 1, 2016 - 11:54pm
Willmar junior hockey franchise announces team name finalists, cast your vote
WILLMAR -- Area hockey fans now have five team names to choose from as Willmar's new entry in the North American 3 Hockey League prepares for...
June 1, 2016 - 6:00am
May 30, 2016
NHL: Late goal allows Penguins to take Game 1 of Stanley Cup
PITTSBURGH — Nick Bonino scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:33 remaining in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins survived blowing a two-lead lead to beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Monday night in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. Game 2 will be Wednesday night at Consol...
May 30, 2016 - 11:42pm
May 27, 2016
Return to youth, speed propels Penguins to Stanley Cup Finals
PITTSBURGH — Back in training camp, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Bryan Rust wasn’t visualizing being the player whose offense carried his team into the Stanley Cup Finals. “I was just trying to make the team,” Rust said.
May 27, 2016 - 11:13pm
May 24, 2016
NHL: Wild shake up coaching staff
None of the three Wild assistant coaches that stood behind the team’s bench last season will return in the same roles, a source said
May 24, 2016 - 12:59am
May 18, 2016
College Hockey: WCHA eliminated Final Five, changes playoff format
BEMIDJI — The Final Five is no more. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association officially pulled the plug on its fabled postseason tournament Tuesday when it announced that the league’s playoffs would move entirely on campus for the foreseeable future.
May 18, 2016 - 11:44pm
May 12, 2016
Willmar junior hockey group seeks fan input for team name
The Willmar junior hockey team is seeking suggestions from the public for the new franchise name. "We want to hear from area hockey fans and...
May 12, 2016 - 11:56am
May 11, 2016
Willmar 'the place to be' for junior hockey
WILLMAR — After 16 months of preparation, Willmar’s hopes of landing a junior hockey club came true on Wednesday afternoon. Team officials...
May 11, 2016 - 11:31pm