Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
'Housing first' solution helping homeless fight addiction, health issues
Reps. Cramer, Peterson appear split on Obamacare replacement
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
October 6, 2016
Impact, a look at life in Kandiyohi County, is now available online
Kandiyohi County is an amazing place to live, work and play. Not only is it breathtakingly beautiful with its many lakes, streams, serene countryside...
October 6, 2016 - 1:26pm
November 9, 2015
Some Minnesotans still benefit from neighbor’s oil production
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans do not only look across the border into North Dakota and drool at the money being made to the west. Even during the...
November 9, 2015 - 11:45pm
October 28, 2015
Regional oil impact depends on oil prices
ST. PAUL — The need for sand to help produce North Dakota oil has fallen with the price of oil, but probably will rise again. The same is true with oil train traffic taking crude oil to refineries. Minnesota Legislative Energy Commission members learned those and other facts Wednesday...
October 28, 2015 - 11:00pm
May 21, 2015
Avian influenza leads to layoffs in Renville
RENVILLE — Thirty-nine full-time employees at the Rembrandt egg facility in Renville will be laid off next month as a result of the bird flu that hit the agricultural complex last week. In a news release issued Thursday, the company said the layoffs are temporary. Layoffs are...
May 21, 2015 - 11:37pm
Willmar-area sports-related concussion rates mirror state trend
WILLMAR — About 8 percent of area student-athletes suffered a sports-related concussion last year and several had symptoms that lingered for...
September 21, 2014 - 11:02pm
November 8, 2013
One session does not impact the economy
Minnesota’s economy has been receiving high marks lately. Unemployment is dropping, and tax collections were up in fiscal year 2012-13. We moved to No. 8 on Forbes’ annual list of Best States for Business, up markedly from last year. If you missed these reports, no worries. The...
November 8, 2013 - 11:01pm
Astro Bob blog: Solar storm hits, expected to continue through tonight
Like many of you, I stayed up as late as I could hoping to see aurora and then finally went to bed. The coronal mass ejection (CME) - that high-speed...
March 8, 2012 - 10:25am
June 13, 2011
Bike ride planned to benefit Safe Avenues children's programming
WILLMAR -- A healthy family bicycle ride seemed to be a fitting way to raise money for kids affected by domestic violence. It brought Willmar...
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
December 19, 2009
Letter: The impact of the climate bill
The climate change bills being considered by Congress will have a negative impact on agriculture, as well as the U.S. economy as a whole. The U.S. House and Senate climate change bills would impose higher energy and food costs on consumers; raise fuel, fertilizer and energy costs...
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Montevideo City Council reaches agreement to acquire clay site to updgrade levee system
MONTEVIDEO -- City Council members in Montevideo reached an agreement to assure a large supply of clay for an estimated $10.3 million project to upgrade the city's levee system. Council members at the meeting Monday approved an agreement with landowner Arthur Starbeck. It will allow...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Clara City company sees a time for growth
CLARA CITY -- Retrenchment is the order of the day in the retail industry, but a local company that serves some of the country's largest retail stores' advertising display needs is expanding. Impact Innovations Inc. is adding a 60,000-square-foot distribution center to its headquarters...
March 3, 2009 - 12:00am