Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
Italy quake death toll hits 250 as rescuers search demolished towns
Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Records published Aug. 26
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
August 25, 2016
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
Mylan NV said on Thursday, Aug. 25, it would reduce the out-of-pocket cost of its severe allergy treatment EpiPen through a discount program,...
11 hours 13 min ago
August 26, 2015
U.S. stocks snap losing streak but oil and bonds decline
NEW YORK — Wall Street rebounded sharply Wednesday after six straight days of large declines caused by China worries, while long-dated bond prices fell after a top Federal Reserve official scaled back expectations of a September rate increase. The dollar rebounded for a second...
August 26, 2015 - 11:25pm
August 24, 2015
Wall St. posts worst day in four years
U.S. stock indexes plunged almost 4 percent Monday as investors, rattled about China’s economy, sold heavily in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the benchmark S&P 500 was formally in a correction. The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> briefly slumped more...
August 24, 2015 - 10:56pm
Market suffers big losses early, paring losses by mid-day
Wall Street pared some losses on Monday after the Dow Jones industrial average lost more than a 1,000 points in volatile trading following a...
August 24, 2015 - 10:56am
April 1, 2014
Farmland values continue upward but some signs of cooling market
WILLMAR — The value of tillable farmland continues to rise in the region, although some county assessors are seeing signs suggesting that the...
April 1, 2014 - 6:00am
February 10, 2014
Oil slips toward $109 after touching five-week high
LONDON, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Brent crude eased back after hitting a five-week high above $109 a barrel on Monday as investors bet the U.S. central bank would maintain stimulus measures to support demand in the world's biggest economy and top oil consumer.
February 10, 2014 - 7:37am
October 31, 2013
Exxon's quarterly profit down 18 percent
(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Thursday reported an 18 percent decrease in quarterly profit on weakness in its refining business. Profit in the third quarter was $7.87 billion, or $1.79 per share, compared with $9.57 billion, or...
October 31, 2013 - 7:53am
Facebook shares recover as investors shrug off falling usage
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc shares steadied on Thursday after wobbling in the wake of post-earnings comments by company executives about slowing use and a strategy of not increasing the frequency of ads shown to users. Facebook shares breached the $50 mark in heavy premarket trading...
October 31, 2013 - 7:11am
October 9, 2013
Obama to choose Yellen for top Fed job, markets relieved
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Fed number two Janet Yellen on Wednesday to run the world's most influential central bank, providing some relief to markets that would expect her to tread carefully in winding down economic stimulus.
October 9, 2013 - 7:06am
October 7, 2013
Wall Street drops as Washington deadlock continues
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dropped on Monday as the partial U.S. government shutdown dragged on with no signs politicians were willing to relax positions over the debt-ceiling limit or budget impasse.
October 7, 2013 - 9:13am
September 30, 2013
Wall Street declines as government shutdown nears
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to avert a federal government shutdown, but major indexes ended September with solid monthly gains.
September 30, 2013 - 4:28pm
June 21, 2013
Oil rebounds, remains above $95 a barrel
BANGKOK (AP) -- Oil prices staged a moderate rebound Friday, a day after their sharpest drop in more than seven months.
June 21, 2013 - 6:38am
May 28, 2013
Oil rises above $94 a barrel after U.S. holiday
BANGKOK (AP) -- The price of oil rose above $94 per barrel Tuesday as traders awaited U.S. economic indicators following a long holiday weekend.
May 28, 2013 - 6:36am
April 29, 2013
Oil above $94 on US data, hope of EU rate cut
NEW YORK (AP) -- The price of oil rose above $94 per barrel Monday as positive U.S. economic data added to optimism for a rate cut in Europe. Benchmark crude for June delivery gained $1.50 to finish at $94.50 a barrel in New York. Oil hadn't finished above $94 since April 10....
April 29, 2013 - 3:00pm
March 6, 2013
Dow record doesn't impress Wall Street workers
NEW YORK (AP) -- What record? By JOSEPH PISANI AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- What record? There were no signs of a celebration on Wall Street after the Dow Jones industrial average closed at an all-time high Tuesday. Like on any other day, traders rushed out the doors of the...
March 6, 2013 - 7:30am