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DREAM school opens
Feds pass on funding railroad bypass
New London man fails to appear in court
Hexum brothers appear in court
Grove City man awaits sentencing
NFL's Vikings say they erred in light Peterson punishment, to pay him to sit and settle off-field matter
Prep football: Willmar Week 4 Preview
Twins beat Price, Tigers
Prep football: Jaguars claw way back from the brink
Vikings ban Peterson indefinitely
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Richard "Cheech" McKenna
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
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Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
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