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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
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
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Thomas commentary: Donald Trump's contract with America?
February 13, 2012
A Minnesotan in China blog: An introduction
His name is Brandon Ferdig. He was born and raised in northern Minnesota. He is sharing his blog "A Minnesotan In China" about the year he lived...
February 13, 2012 - 11:36am
February 8, 2012
Editorial: Chrysler ad was promoting America
Critics of Chrysler's "Halftime in America" commercial during the Super Bowl Sunday need to grow up a little bit, cut the partisan baloney and...
February 8, 2012 - 7:30am
October 17, 2011
Juarez gets life without parole for sexual assault in Willmar, Minn., alley
WILLMAR -- Jose Santoya Juarez, 52, of Willmar, was sentenced this afternoon to life in prison without the possibility of parole, for sexually...
October 17, 2011 - 4:16pm
September 28, 2011
Even better than hole-in-one
A hole-in-one is pretty good. A hole-in-one that nets you $10,000? It couldn't have gotten much better for Brianna Pillatzki of Madison last weekend. Pillatzki aced the Madison Country Club's 150-yard, par-3 No. 6 on Saturday. She had the good fortune of it coming during a last-chance...
September 28, 2011 - 1:03am
December 31, 2010
Clara City man gets stayed prison, jail, probation for sex crime
MONTEVIDEO -- Cheyenne Clay Johnson, 43, of Clara City, was sentenced Tuesday to 36 months in prison, which was stayed, 189 days in the county jail, a $500 fine and 10 years of probation on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a girl in August. Johnson was...
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
Renville man faces charges for driving drunk, crashing with four kids in car
WILLMAR -- A 33-year-old Renville man faces two gross misdemeanor charges for allegedly drinking and driving with four children in his vehicle...
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Cartoon by Clay Jones
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Weiler gets ace at Eagle Creek in Willmar
Chuck Weiler of Willmar shot a hole-in-one Wednesday at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar. Weiler used a 6-iron into a stiff breeze to ace the 163-yard 16th hole. It was the fourth hole-in-one of Weiler's career.
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Charges for woman in cop chase
WILLMAR -- The Spicer woman whose vehicle ended up in a pond this week made her first court appearance Thursday on related charges. Lorraine...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
June 28, 2010
Wolfe notches ace at Little Crow CC
Rick Wolfe shot a hole-in-one Friday at Little Crow County Club in Spicer. Crowe used a pitching wedge to get his ace on the 134-yard No. 5 (Pines) hole.
June 28, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
Man faces felony charges for shooting firearm in the city
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old Willmar man made his first appearance Thursday on two felony charges for discharging a firearm in the city for allegedly...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Reward in Iowa case of cat with nail in head
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A reward is being offered in the case of a cat with a 3-inch nail driven into its head. The female calico named "Grace" was found last week in Sioux City, and under went a successful operation to remove the nail. The Humane Society of the United States, the Siouxland...
May 26, 2010 - 11:51am
Clara City man faces felony for running from law on motorcycle
WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Clara City man made his first appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Unconditional...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Eagle Creek GC reports two aces
Doug Allen and Scott Carruthers both recorded holes-in-one recently at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar. Allen got the first ace of the season at Eagle Creek last week on No. 6 with a 6-iron from 156 yards away. With a strong wind at his back, Carruthers used a 9-iron to ace No....
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 18, 2010
Grounded in Europe: Tell us your story
If you or someone you know is grounded in Europe due to the Iceland volcano ash fallout, tell the story to the West Central Tribune. A volcano erupted under a glacier in Iceland Wednesday sending a huge plume of ash over the Britain, Ireland and parts of Europe. The ash is a treat...
April 18, 2010 - 10:46am