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Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Records published Oct. 28
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
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
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
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Fernando Alvarado to Willmar's Ward 3 seat
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
June 2, 2015
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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
October 17, 2011
A Minnesota voice for newspapers nationwide at a challenging time
BENSON -- Community newspapers are facing daunting challenges, and the need to tell people about them has never been greater. It's why Reed...
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am
NNA head has plenty of ink in his veins
BENSON -- The new spokesman for community newspapers across the country comes to his role with ink in his veins from more than 30 years on the job, and an upbringing in it as well. Reed Anfinson's father, Ronald, and partner Jim Kenney purchased the Swift County Monitor and the Swift...
October 17, 2011 - 12:00am
May 31, 2011
These carriers are first to deliver the news
RENVILLE -- Nobody beats the carriers at the Meadows on Main independent living center in Renville when it comes to being the first to deliver...
May 31, 2011 - 12:00am
February 1, 2011
Bemidji newspaper struck by bullets for second time
For the second time in a month, The Bemidji Pioneer building has been struck by bullets in an apparent drive-by shooting.
February 1, 2011 - 12:55pm