Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Trump announces new economic sanctions on North Korea over nuclear program
She was walking her therapy dog. Ten feet away, a hunter took aim.
Neighbors yell 'he can't hear you' before Oklahoma City officer fatally shoots deaf man
Hurricane Maria churns through Caribbean as ravaged Puerto Rico takes stock of an 'island destroyed'
Solar eclipse 2017 'once-in-a-lifetime' spectacle
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Here's how Target Field becomes a football stadium
College Volleyball: Warriors efficient in victory
Prep Sports: Six to be inducted into Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
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
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Deloris J. Celander
Lori A. Trebesch
Mary Ellen Zachman
Raymond "Ray" Hyser
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
September 19, 2016
Minnesota River Congress seeks public input
NEW ULM - The Minnesota River Congress will be hosting meetings this week in Granite Falls and Morton to hear from groups and individuals working for the economic and natural resource health of the river basin. This will guide the Congress as it develops a public statement of policies...
September 19, 2016 - 9:25am
September 2, 2016
Laughlin returns, Hatlestad promoted on CURE staff
MONTEVIDEO — Clean Up the River Environment announces that Katie Laughlin has returned to the organization as its communications and program...
September 2, 2016 - 9:09am
August 22, 2016
Craft brewer launches capital campaign for Granite Falls location
GRANITE FALLS—They only have to tip a glass in New London to know it can work. Since they opened the doors of Goat Ridge Brewing along...
August 22, 2016 - 4:44pm
July 20, 2016
Archaeological dig in Montevideo proves ‘information rich’
MONTEVIDEO -- George Frink knew the value of Montevideo’s location at the confluence of the Chippewa and Minnesota Rivers when he looked over...
July 20, 2016 - 11:50pm
It's a story straight out of a Hollywood script, and west central Minnesota is playing a lead role
It seems like a story scripted for the movies. Three chemical companies operate illegally near the homes of residents in a small town. The factories...
May 20, 2016 - 11:10am
May 10, 2016
Officials eye the start of Marsh Lake's recovery project
We can peg the date for the demise of Marsh Lake to the years 1936 to 1939, when Works Progress Administration workers installed a dam and rerouted...
May 10, 2016 - 12:13pm
April 26, 2016
For those seeking trophy fish, the Minnesota River offers innumerable options
Anglers know the Minnesota River for its trophy channel and flathead catfish, and its walleye and white bass. These are its most targeted game...
April 26, 2016 - 10:42am
December 2, 2015
Minnesota River Congress appoints leadership team
NEW ULM — A citizen-led group working to promote the natural resources and economic health of the Minnesota River basin is putting together a governing action board representing the entire area. The Minnesota River Congress now has 24 of 33 board positions filled, after 19 new members...
December 2, 2015 - 9:33pm
October 14, 2015
County Board weighs Minnesota River resolution
WILLMAR - The Kandiyohi County Board couldn’t muster enough votes last week to support a resolution opposing the formation of a Minnesota River Basin Commission - but the issue is far from dead. Board members who voted against the resolution said they just wanted more time to study...
October 14, 2015 - 1:02pm
September 28, 2015
Granite Falls finishes iconic footbridge
GRANITE FALLS — Granite Falls will celebrate the restoration of its historic pedestrian bridge spanning the Minnesota River with activities that will also kick off the 2015 Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl, also called the Meander. The dedication ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday...
September 28, 2015 - 11:20pm
September 8, 2015
Long paddle with big purpose: Paddle Forward connects with classrooms
CHURCHILL DAM, LAC QUI PARLE LAKE — They’ve endured seven straight days of stifling heat, humidity and steady headwinds, and they have nearly...
September 8, 2015 - 12:08am
July 20, 2015
Paddlers bringing outdoors to classrooms, reaching out to teachers in Minnesota River watershed
WILLMAR — Every outdoor adventure offers its lessons, but this one comes with its own curriculum and is delivered right to the classroom. Wild...
July 20, 2015 - 12:07am
March 10, 2015
Montevideo group promotes vegetative buffers to protect waterways
MONTEVIDEO — A local organization promoting water quality in the upper Minnesota River basin has launched a campaign to support Gov. Mark Dayton’s...
March 10, 2015 - 12:04am
October 6, 2014
Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl
October 6, 2014 - 9:50am
August 18, 2014
Public invited to discuss Shakopee Creek water quality project Thursday
NEW LONDON — A project to improve the Minnesota River Basin by focusing on the water quality of the Shakopee Creek region in northern Kandiyohi County will be discussed at a meeting Thursday at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake. A picnic and informal discussion takes place...
August 18, 2014 - 11:19pm