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Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
75-year history of Grove City business ends
Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
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 email@example.com 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
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