Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Mae L. Dahl
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Diane K. Rittenhouse
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
June 1, 2016
Swift County-Benson Hospital to expand
BENSON — Although into its third consecutive year of losing money, the Swift County-Benson Hospital is planning a $28.3 million, two-phase construction project that includes building a new 75-unit senior living complex and remodeling the hospital. The plan also includes a new partnership...
June 1, 2016 - 11:19pm
March 29, 2016
Love blooms for two residents of a Minnesota nursing home
Love may have bloomed late for Oak Crossing residents June Winings and Gordon Myhre, but it’s no less sincere for its tardiness. “It’s...
March 29, 2016 - 11:04am
February 24, 2016
Veterans make plea to legislators for veterans’ nursing home in Montevideo
WILLMAR — More than four decades ago, Chris LaBeau returned home from two tours of duty in Vietnam as a wounded veteran. On Tuesday, he brought...
February 24, 2016 - 12:03am
February 10, 2016
Montevideo launches veterans’ home campaign
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo launched its effort to see a veterans’ nursing home built in the community shortly after the state Legislature approved...
February 10, 2016 - 11:15pm
December 22, 2015
Cold temps don’t stop construction
Construction continues Tuesday at Bethesda Pleasant View, a 123-bed nursing home in Willmar, despite a temperature of 30 degrees and winds from...
December 22, 2015 - 9:41pm
November 18, 2015
Montevideo rallies for veterans’ home
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo offered a hero’s welcome to members of the state Senate’s Capital Investment Committee as they arrived to see where...
November 18, 2015 - 11:59pm
October 16, 2015
Minnesota AG seeks protection for nursing home residents
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s attorney general is urging the federal government to enact rules that would help ensure people who are entering a nursing home don’t sign away their right to take disputes with the nursing home to court. Waiving the right to legal action is presented...
October 16, 2015 - 10:14pm
June 29, 2015
Man charged in nursing home stabbing
CROOKSTON -- Polk County prosecutors charged a 52-year-old man with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the chest with a steak knife at a Crookston retirement home. Brian Christopher Mitre of Crookston appeared Monday in Polk County District Court on felony charges of...
June 29, 2015 - 10:45pm
Bethesda construction continues
The silt fences are up and heavy equipment is crawling around on the site of new construction at Bethesda Pleasant View in Willmar. With the...
April 29, 2015 - 6:52am
February 18, 2015
Former nurse faces second-degree drug charge
WILLMAR — A former nurse made her first court appearance Wednesday on a charge of felony second-degree drug possession for allegedly swiping medications prescribed to residents of a New London nursing home. Mary Elizabeth Prigge, 38, of Belgrade, is alleged to have taken medications...
February 18, 2015 - 11:33pm
January 21, 2015
Funds for better elder care
ST. PAUL — Minnesota nursing home workers can earn more money at Fleet Farm, Dairy Queen and a sugar beet processing plant than they can helping...
January 21, 2015 - 10:45am
December 9, 2014
Montevideo rallies troops to build veterans' nursing home
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo is rallying the troops for another run at winning state support to build a 90-bed veterans’ nursing home in the community. Some...
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
August 26, 2014
Granite Falls to build nursing home
GRANITE FALLS — A traditional groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a new 48-bed skilled nursing facility in Granite Falls, but don’t let the standard-issue hard hats and gold-colored shovels confuse. The plans are to build anything but a traditional nursing home. The...
August 26, 2014 - 11:35pm
August 18, 2014
Bethesda breaks ground this week for $21M project in Willmar
WILLMAR — Ground will be officially broken Thursday for a $21 million project to expand the Bethesda Health and Housing campus. Beds at the...
August 18, 2014 - 11:46pm