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Churches say they'll protect immigrants facing deportation
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
Western Minn. cattlemen to serve on state association
Spicer has seen the light
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
WCT daily sports schedule
2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
Boys Basketball Previews: Cards' Slagter always puts team first
Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
April 21, 2013
Reese Witherspoon charged with disorderly conduct after traffic stop
ATLANTA — Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a state trooper said she wouldn't stay...
April 21, 2013 - 10:00pm
October 26, 2010
Letter: Peterson is no friend to farmers
The West Central Tribune recently endorsed Collin Peterson for U.S. Congress in the 7th District. This is no surprise, the Tribune tends to lean to the left. However, what I find unacceptable is the flawed reasoning that led them to pick Peterson as their preferred candidate. They...
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
Control volunteer soybean in corn
ST. PAUL -- Volunteer soybean in corn is a fairly recent phenomenon caused by widespread use of the glyphosate-resistant technology in corn and soybean. My colleagues and I at University of Minnesota Extension have received several recent inquiries about cost-effective control procedures. Overall,...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Low-key event puts stamp on years of efforts to get bypass on Highway 23
PAYNESVILLE -- Since he began working on the project nearly 14 years ago, Paynesville Mayor Jeff Thompson has been waiting for the day when ground...
April 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 20, 2010
Groundbreaking ceremony is Saturday for Hwy. 23 bypass
WILLMAR -- Groundbreaking for the Highway 23 Paynesville bypass project is being held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Crews will begin work on the $32.4 million, three-year project on Monday. The ceremony will take place on Veterans Drive west of Highway 23 in Paynesville. Speakers will...
April 20, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2010
Plan now for successful decisions on corn planting
ST. PAUL -- With field work just around the corner, now is the time to evaluate decisions related to corn planting. University of Minnesota research can help you make decisions such as when to plant, what soil conditions to consider and how deep to plant. Studies at the University...
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
Contamination investigation plan for county landfill gets OK from co. board
WILLMAR -- A plan to look into contamination at the Kandiyohi County landfill will cost $850,000. The plan, which received final approval Friday by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, will help pinpoint the highest levels of contamination at the landfill and provide information...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 16, 2010
Sheriff seeks information on Watkins hit-and-run crash
WATKINS -- Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin is asking anyone with information regarding a Sunday morning hit-and-run incident in Watkins to contact his office. The sheriff's office received a report of a damaged vehicle around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on Central Avenue South in Watkins....
February 16, 2010 - 9:42am
February 3, 2010
Candidates for Congress, state auditor on hand at GOP event; DFL draws less of a crowd
In 2008, people were still standing in line at 8 p.m. to register at the DFL caucus site in Willmar. This year, most of the people had already...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Old issue at landfill may cost taxpayers a bundle
WILLMAR -- An underground plume of methane, likely caused by barrels of lead paint that were dumped in the landfill back in the 1970s, has been haunting the Kandiyohi County Commissioners for the last decade. On Tuesday, the commissioners were told that investigating the source of...
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Kleindl: County recycling should double in next decade
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi employees, residents and businesses are being urged to double their recycling efforts in the next decade. County wide,...
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
New owners, fresh start for Play It Again Sports
WILLMAR -- Sure, many people think it's expensive to outfit a youngster to play hockey. But it doesn't have to be that way, says Jeff Melby. "I...
January 12, 2010 - 12:00am
January 9, 2010
Limit risk when selecting corn hybrids for 2010
ST. PAUL -- You can reduce risk when selecting corn hybrids by using information from many sources, including universities, grower associations, seed companies, and on-farm strip trials. Results from unbiased, replicated trials are especially important. Selecting grain hybrids: Hybrid...
January 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
Meeker County receives grant for warning sirens, to be placed on lakes
LITCHFIELD -- A grant received by the Meeker County Sheriff's office will be used to fund two outdoor warning sirens that will be placed on Lake Minnie Belle and Star Lake. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the $39,550 grant was received from the federal Homeland...
December 1, 2009 - 10:01am
October 29, 2009
Firefighters continue to work at landfill
NEW LONDON -- Firefighters are continuing to work at the Kandiyohi County landfill to extinguish the smoldering fire in the demolition area. Fire crews were called back to the landfill around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday after fire was observed on the side wall of the area excavated over...
October 29, 2009 - 12:08pm