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Authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
Public open house for roundabout set for Thursday
Minnesota potato salad thief pleads guilty
WCT Sport Show: 5A tournament filled with state contenders
WCT Sport Show: Willmar preps for TRF, four locals vie for 6AAA section
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
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
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
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
David O. Johnson
Kathleen H. Diederich
Donna G. R. Gilman
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
June 15, 2016
Summer Fun 2016 Guide now available online
The West Central Tribune's 2016 Summer Fun can be viewed online here. The 84-page, comprehensive guide offers information on all the summer activities...
June 15, 2016 - 11:31am
June 8, 2016
Survey says streets, parks should be top priorities in Willmar
WILLMAR — Residents in and around Willmar feel streets and parks should be top priorities for Willmar going forward into the next several years,...
June 8, 2016 - 11:53pm
April 12, 2016
Ridgewater College’s online law enforcement program makes nation’s top 20
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College’s online law enforcement program has been recognized as one of the top 20 online programs in the nation for 2016. The designation comes from the website onlinecolleges.net. The college has offered the online program for about eight years, according...
April 12, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 11, 2016
Turkey goes digital
WILLMAR -- In today’s market, companies need to do more than just print a newspaper ad or air a television commercial to sell a product. “Marketing...
April 11, 2016 - 4:52pm
March 1, 2016
Kandiyohi County OKs contract for video
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County is turning to a private company to create a video package celebrating what’s good about living and doing business in the county. The County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a contract with CGI Communications of Rochester, New York, to...
March 1, 2016 - 8:56pm
November 27, 2015
eService expands to area county courts
WILLMAR — Minnesota’s judicial system has been creating, shuffling and storing piles of paper ever since the first territorial court was called to order in Stillwater on Aug. 13, 1849. Come Dec. 7, those days are over in Swift and Meeker counties. One day later, the same will...
November 27, 2015 - 10:31pm
June 9, 2015
Encourage kids to follow basic safety guidelines online
ST. PAUL — Summer offers more free time for kids, and that time is often spent online. The Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension encourages parents to continue dialogue with their children regarding safe online behavior. Whether kids use the Internet for social...
June 9, 2015 - 11:09pm
May 7, 2015
Senators vote to end online lottery games
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators left no doubt they think the lottery director overstepped his authority in allowing online games as they voted...
May 7, 2015 - 11:39pm
January 29, 2015
Bill targets Minnesota Lottery online game
ST. PAUL — The state lottery narrowly escaped being reined in last session, and lawmakers are pushing again this year to stop the games’ expansion into online and other venues. Legislation passed the House Commerce and Regulatory Reform committee Wednesday that would require...
January 29, 2015 - 11:30pm
January 12, 2015
Entrepreneurs use digital technology to enhance the 21st-century gravestone
WILLMAR — Down through the ages, the cemetery headstone has gone virtually unchanged — until now, with a venture by a pair of young business...
January 12, 2015 - 11:00pm
September 29, 2014
Ask gubernatorial candidates questions
MOORHEAD — Minnesotans who cannot talk to governor candidates in person may suggest questions that they could answer at an Oct. 8 debate. Forum News Service is accepting emails at email@example.com from people who have questions for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton or Republican...
September 29, 2014 - 11:19pm
April 28, 2014
Minn. Senate to debate resuming online voter registration
ST. PAUL — A judge says Minnesota’s online voter registration system is illegal, but senators today debate a law change to allow it.
April 28, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 4, 2013
Conservatives, Republicans sue Ritchie over online voter registration
ST. PAUL -- Conservative groups and Republican legislators are taking Minnesota Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to court over an online...
November 4, 2013 - 11:51am
June 7, 2013
Former Eveleth woman's online friend turns out to be her ex, now charged with stalking
For nearly a year after her divorce, a former Eveleth woman opened up to a man she dated online, sharing intimate details of her personal life and struggles with her ex-husband. Then, prosecutors say, she got a surprise. Her ex-husband was the man on the other end of the computer. Brian...
June 7, 2013 - 8:55am
October 31, 2012
Enter your costume or deco pixs in Halloween Photo Contest
Wctrib.com wants to see your Halloween photos of costumes or decorations. While you're out and about today, snap some pictures of you, your...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00pm