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Manuel Noriega, a CIA spy turned drug-running dictator in Panama, dies at 83
Man who coerced child to smoke meth sentenced to jail, treatment
Jennie-O Turkey Store builds new plant in Melrose
New hotel opens in Spicer
Jennie-O Turkey Store hires Abdi
Stingers add upgrades to Taunton
Prep Baseball: Spaulding shuts down Tigers in NLS' 3AA victory
Softball: KMS, BOLD still alive in 3A
Fischer, Obregon, Ackerman place in 8AA tennis tourney
Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Lorenz, Gustafson win Memorial Day 5K
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
April 21, 2017
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
The world is changing today. Change is happening politically, educationally, technologically, financially and medically ... there is constant...
April 21, 2017 - 8:42pm
January 2, 2017
There is no Tribune published Monday due to the observed holiday
Due to observed holiday, there is no West Central Tribune published Monday. The next West Central Tribune will printed be Tuesday. Have a happy...
January 2, 2017 - 12:00am
December 19, 2016
Sid Hartman breaks hip, sidelined from sports column, radio show
MINNEAPOLIS—Legendary Minneapolis Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman broke his right hip in a fall Friday, underwent surgery Saturday and is...
December 19, 2016 - 6:33am
November 25, 2016
GREAT INDOORS: How to repurpose your huge Thanksgiving newspaper
Every Thanksgiving my girls and I have a tradition — we turn on the television to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and go through page...
November 25, 2016 - 10:17am
June 2, 2015
Send your feedback
The West Central Tribune this week introduced a new design for our print edition. Your feedback continued Tuesday through phone calls, email or social media. Thank you. Most people like the new design overall, commenting that is simple, fresh and clean. Some are concerned that...
June 2, 2015 - 11:03pm
May 28, 2015
Top design expert guides Tribune redesign
The West Central Tribune has been changing in recent years as many newspapers have in this digital age — publishing content on wctrib.com, engaging readers on Facebook and Twitter and publishing content in video form. The newspaper will introduce a new design Monday in our print...
May 28, 2015 - 11:32pm
May 27, 2015
Redesign goal is easier readability
Since 1895, the West Central Tribune and its predecessors have sought to bring you — the reader — the news and information from Willmar, our region and beyond. As our world evolves, this newspaper must change as well to meet our readers’ needs. We know many of you are attached...
May 27, 2015 - 11:33pm
May 12, 2015
West Central Tribune calls for Memorial Day events for newspaper
WILLMAR — The West Central Tribune will publish a list of Memorial Day programs from around the area in the May 23 edition. To have your event included in the listing, please contact Donna Middleton. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 320-214-4341.
May 12, 2015 - 9:42pm
April 7, 2015
Herald uncovers news relics
CLARA CITY — The Clara City Herald has published the news that matters to its readers from its location on Center Avenue East in the community’s...
April 7, 2015 - 10:29pm
January 26, 2015
Betting on newsprint
BROOTEN — In November, Randy Olson stopped in at the Bonanza Valley Voice in Brooten to see if he could do some freelance reporting for the...
January 26, 2015 - 11:55pm
November 24, 2014
Tribune’s 2-pounder hits the street Wednesday
WILLMAR — Those who venture out for Black Friday deals without the West Central Tribune’s Wednesday edition and its dozens of ads may find...
November 24, 2014 - 12:15am
November 20, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: Putting together the biggest paper of the year
November 20, 2012 - 11:15am
May 23, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: Taking advantage of every opportunity
May 23, 2012 - 8:36am
December 25, 2011
Areavoices.com: 'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'
I'm sure you have heard the line from the famous editorial, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," but what is the story behind it? To read...
December 25, 2011 - 12:09am
November 22, 2011
Get your big newspaper at midnight tonight at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Super shoppers eager to get the Black Friday advertising inserts in the Wednesday West Central Tribune can purchase a copy of the...
November 22, 2011 - 9:19am