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District 16, 16A lawmakers ready for special session
Student heads to Washington
Top design expert guides Tribune redesign
Pre-K education remains at heart of budget impasse
Riding the Dragon
NBA: ‘Disappointed’ Chicago Bulls fire Thibodeau
Prep Track and Field: Litchfield girls win 5A title
Prep Softball: KMS taken out in Section 3A
Prep Baseball Roundup: Litchfield wins 5AA-West
The Insider: Rambow leads Valley City State in RBIs
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Marsha J. Rooda
Hermoine "Kit" Sundem Claggett
Dorothy N. Theis
Alvina "Al" A. Marklowitz
Video: Roosevelt celebrates act of kindness
Video: Let's Go Fishing Expo on Green Lake
Video: Ukraine teens enjoy time away from strife
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
June 19, 2013
NYC to offer free phone-charging stations in parks
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a message busy New Yorkers hate to get: the low-battery message on your cellphone when there's no charger in sight.
news / nation
June 19, 2013 - 9:00am
December 13, 2012
Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google Maps have found their way back to the iPhone. The world's most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps' iPhone app. The release comes nearly three months after Apple Inc. replaced Google Maps as the device's...
December 13, 2012 - 7:02am
Inside Scoop blog: Whither the reporter's notebook?
April 13, 2012 - 8:20am
May 14, 2011
Willmar to host emergency preparedness conference
WILLMAR -- Willmar will be the host next week for the annual conference of the Southwest Emergency Preparedness Team. The conference will take place Wednesday through Friday at the Holiday Inn and Willmar Conference Center and will include Dr. Edward Ehlinger, commissioner of the...
news / local / region
May 14, 2011 - 12:00am
May 5, 2011
West Central Tribune launches a new mobile site: mobile.wctrib.com
WILLMAR - The West Central Tribune is rolling out a new Wctrib.com mobile site this week and users of an iPhone, iTouch, iPad or Android device should benefit from the new experience. The site can be accessed now at mobile.wctrib.com. The site's layout conforms to the width of the...
news / local / business
May 5, 2011 - 10:06am
October 7, 2010
'Sexting' case: ND college student's phone stolen, used to send pictures of man's genitalia
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Elaina Bialke figures her cell phone fell out of her pocket while she was working at Wal-Mart in Grand Forks. When the 21-year-old...
news / nation
October 7, 2010 - 11:46am
July 15, 2010
Letter: Lessons from Elm Lane
Do you remember Elm Lake trailer court? I lived there in the early 1960s. It was privately owned by Willmar people and it was nice. The kids played outside and I didn't even lock my car. About the most serious problems were frozen pipes. Then I moved away. I don't know what happened...
opinion / letters
July 15, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2010
Willmar native at America's Junior Miss
MOBILE, Ala. -- Emily Ellingson, Minnesota's Junior Miss from Willmar, is participating in America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in Mobile, Ala. She left for Mobile on June 13 and has been busy with activities ranging from working with kids through the Easter Seals program, to...
June 24, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Mobile science lab spends week at Community Christian School
The black cherry Kool-Aid and the lemon lime Kool-Aid absorbed and reflected light in different ways. A mixture of the two, analyzed by a spectrophotometer, revealed characteristics of both flavors to science students at Community Christian School this week. Dr. Bruce Jacobson, a...
news / local / education
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 14, 2009
Blind learn mobile phone details
ST. PAUL -- Torrey Westrom gave Lissa Thies a simple request: learn the basics of using his mobile telephone. His Motorola Q is a typical smartphone, capable of surfing the Web, sending and receiving e-mails and handling text messages, besides being used as a telephone. Even to the...
news / state
November 14, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Letter: Critical help from crisis team
I want to say "Hats off" to the Youth Mobile Crisis Services. This group is relatively new and I used their services on March 18. My son was having some major issues at home and I called the Youth Mobile Crisis team to see if someone could come out to assist me. Lindsey, who answered...
opinion / letters
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Commissioners say state funds could help displaced residents of mobile home park in Renville County
OLIVIA -- A state compensation fund could help residents being displaced by the closing of a mobile home park in Renville County. The Renville County Board of Commissioners informally agreed Tuesday to launch the process under which the state compensation fund can be tapped. It...
news / local / region
April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
New youth mobile crisis unit is 'at the ready'
WILLMAR -- A team of mental health practitioners is making on-site house calls to help families with children who are experiencing a mental health...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am