Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Sextuplets born in Virginia to couple who spent 17 years trying to conceive a child
Yes, I'm pregnant. No, I'm not 'about to pop.'
Trump orders Justice Department to investigate Manchester bomb probe leaks
Playboy model sentenced for posting photo of unsuspecting nude
Trail to be resurfaced from Willmar to Spicer
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
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
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
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
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Dionne: The wider Trump scandal
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
May 21, 2017
Brainerd father shares story of recovery after chain saw accident
MERRIFIELD, Minn. — It was a warm day in May last year when Mike Jay and his son, Cory Jay, were cutting down trees with a chain saw on...
May 21, 2017 - 10:29pm
April 20, 2017
Sleep doctors call for later school start times
Starting classes at middle school and high schools no earlier than 8:30 a.m. would help teens arrive alert, healthy and ready to learn, U.S....
April 20, 2017 - 10:32am
April 18, 2017
Willmar's Rice Hospital shows profit for 2016
WILLMAR — Rice Memorial Hospital stayed in the black last year for the second year in a row, earning a net margin of $1.7 million on $108.2...
April 18, 2017 - 5:10am
March 7, 2017
Frazier joins Willmar Orthopedic Services team
WILLMAR — Beth Frazier has accepted a position as a nurse practitioner with Willmar Orthopedic Services, a joint effort with ACMC Health...
March 7, 2017 - 7:05am
February 20, 2017
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Even though most Americans are worried about dying from a heart attack or stroke, few people know their numbers when it comes to basic risk...
February 20, 2017 - 1:45pm
January 13, 2017
Studies find worrying over- and underuse of medicine worldwide
LONDON — Up to 70 percent of hysterectomies in the United States, a quarter of knee replacements in Spain and more than half the antibiotics...
January 13, 2017 - 7:28am
December 27, 2016
Neurologist joins ACMC in Willmar
WILLMAR — Dr. Eric Hernandez, a neurologist and sleep medicine physician, has joined the medical team at ACMC Health in Willmar. He will...
December 27, 2016 - 6:08am
December 12, 2016
Athletes may be susceptible to the flu
Athletes who cram in extra workouts over the holidays to avoid packing on extra pounds also need to take extra precautions to avoid getting...
December 12, 2016 - 5:30am
November 1, 2016
Washington state investigating possible cluster of rare condition
A possible cluster of cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a rare condition that causes weakness or paralysis in children, is being investigated in King County, Washington, the state health department said on Tuesday, Nov. 1. King County, the state's largest county, encompasses Seattle....
November 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
September 30, 2016
Soderberg joins ACMC in obstetrics, gynecology
WILLMAR—Affiliated Community Medical Centers has announced the arrival of Dr. Douglas Soderberg, obstetrician and gynecologist. Soderberg...
September 30, 2016 - 8:28pm
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL—Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept. 19,...
September 20, 2016 - 6:42am
August 31, 2016
Plans unveiled for new Willmar Surgery Center
WILLMAR—Plans were officially unveiled Wednesday for an $11 million new home for the Willmar Surgery Center. The new facility, a joint...
August 31, 2016 - 4:41pm
August 29, 2016
Docs facing more parents who refuse to vaccinate kids
Pediatricians are increasingly encountering parents who don't want their children immunized against infectious diseases, and a leading medical...
August 29, 2016 - 4:24pm
August 9, 2016
New surgeon joins ACMC
WILLMAR—Dr. Katherine Reigstad, general and vascular surgeon, has joined the Affiliated Community Medical Centers team. She specializes in vascular surgery, dealing with diseases affecting the vascular system including arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels. Reigstad will begin...
August 9, 2016 - 12:57pm
Benson native to join clinic as family physician
BENSON—Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Swift County-Benson Hospital announce Dr. Josie Syverson will provide medical care for families and individuals at the ACMC-Benson clinic. Syverson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor's degree in...
August 9, 2016 - 12:52pm