Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Duluth police to purchase riot gear: Chief says equipment to be used with discretion
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
How to stay sane during craziness of holiday season
Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
Towns, Wolves hold off Mavericks
Vikings' Keenum looking ahead after 8-game win streak ends in Carolina
Local Roundup: Willmar gymnasts win Becker Invite
Netflix confirms 'House of Cards' will return, and will have new star
A cloudy morning after for 'Today'
Matt Lauer recently grilled Bill O'Reilly about sexual harassment. Lauer could have been talking about himself.
'Greatest Love Story' is the surprise country hit of the year - with some help from Netflix
Two Minn. orchestras, Dylan earn Grammy nominations
Practicing moderation, spending time with family top the holiday to-do list
December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Jessica Ann Rauenhorst
Beverly J. Haverly
Dale E. Anderson
Jessie M. Van De Riet
Earl D. Ihnen
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Tribune Editorial: Christianson must address bias concerns
The stupidest patents of 2017
Did Hefner's death punch a hole in the dam?
Tribune Editorial: Sen Franken made the right decision to resign
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Martin & Judi Berghorst
Riley Gregory Muench
Ammermann - Cappiello
November 3, 2017
First trū Shrimp hatchery to be in Luverne
BALATON, Minn. — Less than five months after The trū Shrimp Co. announced plans to build its first shrimp harbor in Luverne’s industrial...
November 3, 2017 - 11:40pm
September 21, 2017
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
MARSHALL — Andy Kahmann of Montevideo has won the 2017 Prairie Disciple Award. The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council award acknowledges...
September 21, 2017 - 11:31am
August 13, 2017
SMSU Planetarium plans for the total eclipse
MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University Planetarium in Marshall will present shows on the eclipse at 7 p.m. Aug. 16, 17, 18...
August 13, 2017 - 10:48am
July 26, 2017
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
MARSHALL, Minn.—A frozen food company is boosting its frozen pizza business with two recent acquisitions. Schwan's Co., which was founded...
July 26, 2017 - 1:53am
June 30, 2017
Taking a flight through aviation's past
MARSHALL — One experiences aviation history when they step aboard the 1928 "City of Wichita" Ford Tri-Motor NC9645, the first commercial...
June 30, 2017 - 12:57pm
June 27, 2017
DeBoer to lead arts council
MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council has named Nicole DeBoer as the council's new executive director. In her new role DeBoer...
June 27, 2017 - 9:42am
May 24, 2017
Minnesota manufacturers' confidence high, but finding workers a challenge
MARSHALL — Minnesota's manufacturing sector continues to express confidence in its economic prospects. A survey of over 400 executives...
May 24, 2017 - 8:29am
May 2, 2017
Straw leads United Community Action
MARSHALL — Nancy Straw has been named the next executive director of the United Community Action Partnership, a nonprofit geared toward...
May 2, 2017 - 8:49am
April 12, 2017
Marshall man pleads guilty to sex with 15-year-old
WILLMAR — A Marshall man has pleaded guilty to a criminal sexual conduct charge for having intercourse with a 15-year-old girl in Willmar....
April 12, 2017 - 6:39am
March 15, 2017
Shrimpin' ain't easy: Proposed seafood facilities seek state aid to open in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — A southwestern Minnesota company is fishing for state aid to open two indoor shrimp farms. Michael Ziebell, president of trū...
March 15, 2017 - 6:23pm
February 26, 2017
Major shrimp growing, processing operation to begin in Minnesota
BALATON, Minn. — Luverne is among two southwest Minnesota communities tapped to possibly become home to the state's first commercial-scale...
February 26, 2017 - 10:39pm
February 15, 2017
SMSU athlete dies unexpectedly
MARSHALL — A student at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall who was a member of the school's wheelchair basketball team has unexpectedly died. In a news release issued this morning, SMSU staff said that John Herndon died Tuesday. Herndon, who was from Macomb, Michigan,...
February 15, 2017 - 10:33am
January 24, 2017
Employers must file tax forms by Jan. 31
MARSHALL — All employers and business owners must file tax forms W-2, W-3 and 1099-MISC by Jan. 31 for the 2016 tax year. These changes were made in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act which was signed into law in December 2015.
January 24, 2017 - 5:40am
January 13, 2017
Otto Bremer awards $100,000 grant to Project Turnabout in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — The Otto Bremer Trust awarded a $100,000 grant to Project Turnabout Centers for Addiction Recovery. The funds will support nonprofit business operations in serving people and families who seek treatment for drug, alcohol or gambling addiction. The grant allows...
January 13, 2017 - 9:00am
December 19, 2016
Southwest Initiative taking on 'opportunity gap'
MARSHALL — Growing income disparity has created an "opportunity gap'' that is putting the American dream out of reach for many of today's...
December 19, 2016 - 9:36am