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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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