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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 7, 2016
Watch the KMS Marching Saints at mass band performance at Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary
The popular KMS Marching Saints band is in Hawaii for the 75th anniversary observance of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The band will...
December 7, 2016 - 9:47am
December 1, 2016
Murdock teen injured in rollover crash
SAUK CENTRE—A 19-year-old Murdock man was injured early Thursday morning in a crash on Interstate 94.
December 1, 2016 - 11:19am
November 30, 2016
KMS band heads for Hawaii Friday night
KERKHOVEN — At midnight Friday, 83 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School students and their chaperones will leave on the trip of a lifetime....
November 30, 2016 - 10:50pm
November 23, 2016
Records published Nov. 23
This is the records summary for Nov. 23. Trailer detaches from truck, injuring two near Darwin DARWIN TOWNSHIP — A trailer detached from...
November 23, 2016 - 6:00am
November 22, 2016
Murdock man injured in Stearns County crash
ROSCOE – A Murdock man was injured in a one-vehicle accident early Tuesday morning in Stearns County. According to the State Patrol, at around...
November 22, 2016 - 6:48am
Records published Nov. 22
This is the records summary for Nov. 22. Two injured in morning crash on Highway 12
November 22, 2016 - 4:01am
November 9, 2016
Miller handily defends 17A seat in rematch with Falk
WILLMAR -- Rep. Tim Miller handily fended off a challenge by Andrew Falk in a rematch for the District 17A House of Representative seat. The...
November 9, 2016 - 1:52am
November 7, 2016
Karen Falk letter: Baker, Miller don't deserve endorsement
I don't understand why the West Central Tribune would endorse Tim Miller and Dave Baker. Andrew Falk and Mary Sawatzky repaid every penny of...
November 7, 2016 - 6:01am
November 5, 2016
Jim Falk letter: Don't reward GOP incompetence
This is response to Cindy Regan's letter published Oct. 27. Where on earth was your anger at George W. Bush when he lost 22 million emails?...
November 5, 2016 - 10:04am
November 4, 2016
Andrew Falk letter: Your choice should be clear
In a year where people are growing increasingly frustrated with the disgusting level of gridlock in politics, I take it as a badge of honor...
November 4, 2016 - 9:50am
October 21, 2016
Jim Falk letter: The GOP's manipulation of voter anger
Have you noticed how angry Republicans are? Really angry! They must get up in the morning and turn on Fox infomercial (sorry, it's not news)...
October 21, 2016 - 11:17am
October 17, 2016
A sweet way to harvest beets
MURDOCK — It's a warm fall morning that followed enough rain to make fields slimy and prone to deep tractor-tire ruts, but a bright yellow...
October 17, 2016 - 8:24pm
August 23, 2016
Judge orders Benson ethanol company to comply with grain handling contract
BENSON—After several years of acrimonious litigation, a judge has ordered that the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company of Benson comply with...
August 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
July 11, 2016
Highway 12 resurfacing project begins July 18 between Benson, Kerkhoven
DETROIT LAKES — Motorists on U.S. Highway 12 between Benson and Kerkhoven will encounter intermittent lane closures when a resurfacing...
July 11, 2016 - 12:09am
December 19, 2015
Dooley’s Petroleum proposes new office, maintenance facility in Willmar
WILLMAR — Dooley’s Petroleum Inc. is proposing to buy three lots and take an option on a fourth lot in the Willmar Industrial Park to develop a new corporate office building, shop and maintenance facility. Dan Selander of Dooley’s said the company will be relocating the Willmar...
December 19, 2015 - 12:17am