Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Pennock administrator earns certification
Hemmesch joins ACMC Health
Hours after concert bombing, Manchester shopping center evacuated, witnesses heard 'big bang'
Gwost join CDS as accountant
Death toll rises to 22 from blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
September 17, 2013
Willmar house fire, fatality under investigation by State Fire Marshal
WILLMAR — The Willmar Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s office are investigating a fatality after they responded to a Tuesday morning house fire in Willmar. According to Willmar Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson, the name of the deceased person discovered in the home...
September 17, 2013 - 4:30pm
August 16, 2013
Clarkfield woman was being interviewed related to S.D. homicide investigation
ST. PAUL -- A 34-year-old Clarkfield woman who pulled a gun Tuesday during a law enforcement interview was being questioned as part of a South...
August 16, 2013 - 5:05pm
August 13, 2013
Investigators prepare to look into Vikings owners
ST. PAUL -- The agency building a new Vikings football stadium has delayed signing paperwork with the team and hired investigators to look into finances of team owners after a New Jersey judge harshly criticized the owners. Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen of the Minnesota Sports Facilities...
August 13, 2013 - 11:13pm
May 16, 2013
Ouster of IRS official isn't ending investigations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Don't look for the outcry over the Internal Revenue Service's improper targeting of tea party groups to subside with the ouster of the agency's acting commissioner.
May 16, 2013 - 6:21am
May 15, 2013
Obama: IRS acting commissioner has resigned
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following...
May 15, 2013 - 5:39pm
Obama to meet with Treasury officials over IRS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will discuss the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew Wednesday afternoon. White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama expects people to be held accountable.
May 15, 2013 - 4:17pm
May 13, 2013
Benghazi depositions to examine Clinton's role
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican chairman of the House oversight panel is asking a veteran diplomat and a former chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff for sworn testimony about their investigation into the deaths of four Americans at a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya. By...
May 13, 2013 - 7:19am
April 24, 2013
2nd Miss. man investigated in ricin case
2nd Miss. man investigated in ricin case EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS,Associated Press JEFF AMY,Associated Press TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Law enforcement...
April 24, 2013 - 7:10am
April 18, 2013
Video image leads to hunt for Boston bombing suspect
BOSTON (AP) -- The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators...
April 18, 2013 - 7:00am
November 26, 2012
Willmar Police seeking information on hit-and-run crash
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that happened early Saturday morning and are asking anyone with information to call the department. According to a news release from Capt. Jim Felt, Mandy Sundin, 20, of Kandiyohi was driving a 1997 Dodge pickup...
November 26, 2012 - 10:50am
June 4, 2012
UPDATE: Willmar, Minn., house fire cause still undetermined, narrowed to 3 possibilities
WILLMAR -- The cause of a fire that burned the home at 300 Vos Park Drive around 6:30 p.m. Friday is still undetermined, but investigators have narrowed the possible causes of the blaze. According to Willmar Fire Chief Marv Calvin, the three possibilities are careless disposal of...
June 4, 2012 - 4:07pm
February 27, 2012
Report: Willmar MUC's General Manager Investigation Summary
Here is a PDF copy of the Willmar Municipal Utilities' General Manager Investigation Summary - Feb. 16, 2012. See the PDF file below.
February 27, 2012 - 9:40pm
Report: Bruce Gomm's response to the Willmar MUC GM Investigation Summary
Here is a PDF copy of the Bruce Gomm response to the Willmar Municipal Utilities' General Manager Investigation Summary - Feb. 27, 2012. See...
February 27, 2012 - 6:30pm
February 10, 2012
Utilities Commission awaits investigation
WILLMAR -- Members of the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission had thought they would be discussing and acting during a special meeting at...
February 10, 2012 - 12:00am
February 3, 2012
Willmar MUC will hear results of Gomm investigation next week
WILLMAR - The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission announced today it will hold a special meeting next Friday to discuss findings of an investigation of possible misconduct by MUC General Manager Bruce Gomm. The meeting will be held at 11:45 a.m. on Feb. 10 in the Municipal Utilities...
February 3, 2012 - 12:02pm