Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
Buyer beware: How data breaches change holiday shopping for consumers
Sen. Al Franken championed a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.
Rice Hospital explains factors driving employee health insurance hikes
Willmar High Art Club throw-a-thon produces ceramic bowls for soup fundraiser
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers rest after wild weekend
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
NWL Baseball: Six Stingers sign to return for 2018 season
State Swimming & Diving: Two Willmar divers in top four after state semis
Timberwolves' Tyus Jones breaks down his pick-and-roll connection with Towns
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
14 movies worth seeing this holiday season - and none about Santa Claus
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
James G. Andrews
Alden V. Van Der Pol
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
Coalition fighting homelessness seeks $100M in bonding money for affordable housing
WILLMAR –– A statewide homeless coalition with roots in west central Minnesota wants the Legislature to approve $100 million in bonds this...
February 17, 2014 - 5:00am
March 7, 2013
Coalition wants more funds for effort to aid homeless in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Jen Peterson and her three young children left their home with no place to go when it got to be unsafe. “My kids and I became homeless fleeing a marriage that had become dangerous,” the Cottage Grove City Council member said Thursday. That was more than two decades...
March 7, 2013 - 11:21pm
February 18, 2013
Newly formed organization seeks to aid homeless families in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR — An organization representing churches, residents and social service agencies is asking churches in Willmar and Kandiyohi County to...
February 18, 2013 - 5:25am
November 2, 2011
Letter: A lesson in giving more
I find it highly ironic that the Occupy Wall Street protesters' volunteer kitchen crew is currently on strike because "professional homeless people" have crashed the party to get the free lunches. I thought the whole point of the protests was that those who have more should be forced...
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
October 28, 2011
Deadline is Thursday to apply to United Way of West Central Minn. for food, shelter funding
WILLMAR -- United Way of West Central Minnesota reminds agencies who serve the hungry and homeless that the application deadline for supplemental funding is Thursday. The local United Way has received $4,835 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program...
October 28, 2011 - 4:46pm
April 30, 2011
HUD grants allow Heartland Community Action Agency to expand programs for homeless families
WILLMAR -- Heartland Community Action received $152,442 in two separate grants from U.S. Housing and Urban Development to provide housing and supportive services to homeless families. The funding will allow Heartland to expand its existing services to help high-need homeless individuals...
April 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Minn. study finds sharp increase in homelessness
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A new study says homelessness in Minnesota has risen sharply as unemployment and foreclosures have forced people out of permanent housing. The survey released today by St. Paul-based Wilder Research counted nearly 9,500 homeless people -- up more than 20 percent...
March 31, 2010 - 8:59am
March 6, 2010
Homeless youth in Kandiyohi County make the transition
WILLMAR -- When T.C.
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Counting Duluth's homeless an inexact process: Getting an answer
DULUTH -- On Thursday, when the temperature barely cleared 5 degrees above zero, a team of seven members from the Human Development Center worked...
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
October 17, 2009
U.S. priest auctions family silver for homeless
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (AP) -- A Wisconsin priest is auctioning off his late mother's collection of old silver pieces to raise money for a homeless shelter. The Rev. Guy Blair donated 14 silver items, including five sugar urns dating back to the 1790s. Other pieces include vases and...
October 17, 2009 - 3:59pm
March 12, 2009
Kandiyohi County drawing attention to homelessness
Teri Schulte couldn't be happier to have a home. "It would've been a very cold winter in my car," said Schulte, a soft-spoken woman. The 35-year-old...
March 12, 2009 - 11:45pm
January 29, 2009
Humane Society to host event to raise awareness, funds for homeless animals
WILLMAR -- The year is still young, but already the staff at the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County has seen a sharp increase in the number of...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Local agencies will count homeless people in the county
WILLMAR -- Social service, housing and emergency assistance agencies will be counting all persons who are homeless or doubled up one day next week in Kandiyohi County and southwest Minnesota. The annual count is being coordinated through the Southwest Minnesota Continuum of Care...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am