Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Minn. security guard pepper sprays autistic man eating cookie from grocery store sample tray
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar steel mill project in Nashwauk
Hoops on Hops: Techniques bring out the best in barrel-aged beer
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Man who nearly died in Alexandria medical helicopter crash in dispute with employer
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
WCT Sports Show: Let's Talk Stingers
'Beast Mode' returns: Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks
Report: Vikings likely to decline Bridgewater's option
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
October 5, 2016
Two Minnesotans arrested in international sex-slave bust
ST. PAUL — Federal prosecutors in Minnesota have charged 17 people who allegedly were part of an international sex trafficking organization...
October 5, 2016 - 11:48am
September 28, 2016
As new baby joined Minn. family, son needed new liver
MOORHEAD—Ever since Erica and Neal Anderson learned she was pregnant with the couple's third child, their 7-year-old son Arlyn could hardly...
September 28, 2016 - 8:59am
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