Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
Friesen joins Christianson
Barn Theatre hires Day
Citizens Alliance Bank welcomes Lalim
Edina Realty welcomes Block
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 13, 2017
Madison man sentenced for theft of firearms, tools from vehicles
MADISON — A man accused of breaking into cars and stealing guns and thousands of dollars worth of other goods following a snowstorm in...
April 13, 2017 - 7:52am
March 30, 2017
Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
DAWSON — Doug Woolverton performs at famous venues around the world, alongside talent that most recently included Aretha Franklin, and...
March 30, 2017 - 8:02am
February 23, 2017
Wisconsin's capital city settles police shooting of unarmed teen for $3.35 million
The family of a biracial teenager who was fatally shot while unarmed by a white police officer has settled a lawsuit against the city of Madison,...
February 23, 2017 - 5:18pm
December 16, 2016
Lac qui Parle County overhauls management of Sheriff's Office work hours
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County has overhauled how employee work hours in the Sheriff's Office are managed after bringing in an outside...
December 16, 2016 - 6:17pm
December 7, 2016
Madison siblings meet sister they never knew existed
It’s a scenario like something out of a movie: Four close-knit Madison-raised siblings in Minnesota, all in their 50s and 60s, are forced to...
December 7, 2016 - 6:34am
November 4, 2016
Changes in the land as Minnesota Farmers Union president moving on
MADISON — Doug Peterson is leaving his post as president of the Minnesota Farmers Union feeling good about the strength of the 14,000-member...
November 4, 2016 - 10:48pm
October 14, 2016
61-year-old Dawson man cleared of sexual assault charge
MADISON — A 61-year-old Dawson man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl has been acquitted on two felony counts, cleared...
October 14, 2016 - 7:52am
October 11, 2016
Updated: 79-year-old missing Madison man has been located
MADISON—The Lac Qui Parle County Sheriff's Office says Curtis Eugene Weber has been found in Pope County..
October 11, 2016 - 3:16pm
August 9, 2016
Internet access will continue at highway speed in Lac qui Parle County
MADISON—High-speed internet access arrives at the speed of highway travel for some in Lac qui Parle County, and that's a good thing. For...
August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
August 3, 2016
Law enforcement veteran trades office in Washington for self-proclaimed lutefisk capital
MADISON -- After a 25-year career with federal law enforcement chasing terrorists and drug dealers, New Jersey-raised Lou Sager answered a help...
August 3, 2016 - 4:25pm
July 11, 2016
MnDOT urges caution, potential for roadway flooding in Lac qui Parle, Chippewa counties
WILLMAR – Motorists should drive with caution in Lac qui Parle and Chippewa counties today due to the potential for some roadway flooding,...
July 11, 2016 - 11:07am
May 19, 2016
Lac qui Parle County selects interim sheriff
MADISON — A federal law officer with 25 years of experience will serve as the interim sheriff for Lac qui Parle County. Lou Sager, of Manassas,...
May 19, 2016 - 11:37pm
April 23, 2016
Records published April 23
This is the records summary for April 23. Three injured in crash MADISON — Two Madison women and a 12-year-old girl were injured just before 5 p.m. Thursday after a two-vehicle crash just north of Madison. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year-old Julie Arends...
April 23, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Madison woman airlifted, two others injured after two-vehicle crash
MADISON — Two Madison women and a 12-year-old girl were injured just before 5 p.m. Thursday after a two-vehicle crash just north of Madison. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office says 19-year-old Julie Arends was driving a 2007 Ford truck east on 330th Street, when her vehicle...
April 22, 2016 - 3:10pm
April 20, 2016
Team to explore Lac qui Parle County’s history
MADISON — People have made what we know as Minnesota their home since the last glaciers retreated, but we know very little about these first...
April 20, 2016 - 11:48pm