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Darwin teen airlifted after one-vehicle crash
Little Minnesota tackle company is leaving a big mark
Woman fires pellet gun at Pokemon Go players
News anchor swept over waterfall, plunges 125 feet to her death
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
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
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Charlene M. (Gilbertson) Borotz
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
June 29, 2011
Woodin gets jail, fine, probation, host of conditions
BENSON -- Calvin Lee Woodin, 23, of Benson, was sentenced Monday to 243 days in jail, a $500 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of criminal vehicular operation for the Feb. 26 drunken-driving crash where his pickup struck three teenage pedestrians in Benson. As...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
January 15, 2011
20-year-old Wisconsin woman charged in fatal Fairfax crash
OLIVIA -- A 20-year-old Eau Claire, Wis., woman faces six felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide or operation for a July 30 crash in Fairfax that killed a Seaforth man and injured seven of her passengers. According to the complaint against See Xiong Moua and the accident report...
January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
36-year-old from Milan pleads to charge from drunk driving accident
GRANITE FALLS -- Jason Jerome Lee, 36, of Milan, pleaded guilty Monday to a gross misdemeanor charge of criminal vehicular operation for a drunken driving crash July 25 near Clarkfield. A passenger in Lee's vehicle, Melinda Hedman, 32, of Clarkfield, was airlifted to North Memorial...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip Cookie featured in Wctrib.com video
The West Central Tribune has posted a video about Operation Chocolate Chip Cookies in memory of New London's soldier Ryane Clark. Clark was...
October 22, 2010 - 8:40am
October 18, 2010
... a brother and a piece of our heart: Tributes from fellow soldiers shared at Clark funeral
NEW LONDON -- Mourners quietly filled the New London-Spicer High School gymnasium and waited Sunday afternoon -- some dabbing at tears -- until...
October 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 17, 2010
Mourners pay their final respects
NEW LONDON -- Mourners filled the New London-Spicer High School gymnasium to pay their final respects and honor the memory of Private First Class Ryane Clark this afternoon. "We have lost a brother and piece of our heart,'' said Maj. Gen. Rodney Anderson. The message he delivered...
October 17, 2010 - 6:35pm
October 15, 2010
Operation Chocolate Chip: More cookies are needed to send to soldiers in honor of Pfc. Clark
NEW LONDON -- More chocolate chip cookies, disposable plastic food containers, cardboard boxes with lids (like those that reams of paper come...
October 15, 2010 - 11:39am
October 9, 2010
Rural Benson man busted for apparent pot-growing operation
BENSON -- A rural Benson man made his first court appearance Friday on a fifth-degree drug possession charge filed after law enforcement officials searched his property and found an apparent marijuana growing operation. Unconditional bail was set at $20,000 bond or $2,500 cash for...
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
State trooper appears on a felony charge in drunken driving crash
WILLMAR -- The off-duty Minnesota State Patrol trooper accused of driving while impaired, texting and causing an injury crash Tuesday near Litchfield...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
New London man gets fine, probation for marijuana growing operation
WILLMAR -- A 31-year-old New London man was sentenced Monday to five years of probation and a $1,500 fine on a fifth-degree drug sale charge...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
October 6, 2009
Woman faces assault, criminal operation charge for smashing car, assaulting man
WILLMAR -- A 33-year-old Olivia woman faces assault and criminal vehicular operation charges for allegedly smashing her vehicle into a Willmar...
October 6, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
Man pleads to drug sale charge for marijuana growing operation
WILLMAR -- A 31-year-old New London man pleaded guilty Thursday to a fifth-degree drug sale charge for running a marijuana growing operation...
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Local woman whose child thrown from her car enters a guilty plea
WILLMAR -- Elaine Martha Velasquez, 22, of Willmar, pleaded guilty to one count of criminal vehicular operation for the highly publicized incident...
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2009
Woman faces multiple charges after infant ejected from vehicle
WILLMAR -- Elaine Martha Velasquez, 22, of Willmar, made her first appearance Friday on six gross misdemeanor charges, including criminal vehicular...
May 9, 2009 - 12:00am
May 8, 2009
Man faces felony charges after pot growing operation bust
WILLMAR -- A 30-year-old New London man made his first appearance Thursday on felony charges for allegedly running a marijuana growing operation, with more than 300 plants, in the basement of a home on North Long Lake. Marc Alan Gauquie faces three felony fifth-degree drug sale and...
May 8, 2009 - 12:00am