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Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
Trump fills homeland security, environment, China ambassador jobs
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
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WCT daily sports schedule
2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
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Wild hold off Leafs' surge
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Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 11, 2016
Three injured in explosion at Eden Valley business
A machinery fire at an Eden Valley business Thursday afternoon sparked an explosion, injuring three men. Duane Stang, 46, of St. Cloud, James...
November 11, 2016 - 10:08am
October 17, 2016
Records for Oct. 17
This is the records summary for Oct. 17. Arrests WILLMAR — A 49-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence...
October 17, 2016 - 12:39am
September 30, 2016
UPDATED: Timothy Huber pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting death of teacher
WILLMAR—The Paynesville man who was granted a new trial in the 2011 shooting death of Timothy Larson pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree...
September 30, 2016 - 12:08pm
September 28, 2016
Timothy Huber to appear Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court
WILLMAR—A settlement conference has been set for Friday in the murder case against Timothy John Huber, 50, of Paynesville. Huber has...
September 28, 2016 - 6:42pm
September 23, 2016
Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery for 27 years
ST. CLOUD — The question lingered for nearly 27 years. Investigators internalized it. Patty Wetterling repeated it hundreds, perhaps thousands,...
September 23, 2016 - 6:04pm
September 10, 2016
Duane Hart - Search Warrant 1 - Sept. 2, 2014
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September 10, 2016 - 9:19am
September 8, 2016
Federal transcript of Heinrich's confession in Wetterling case released
MINNEAPOLIS -- At a plea hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Danny James Heinrich admitted to kidnapping, sexually assaulting...
September 8, 2016 - 5:47pm
WCT Sports Show: BOLD at Paynesville
Clay Cunningham and Jake Schultz break down week one of the local prep football season. Jake opens with a discussion of BOLD at Paynesville....
September 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
September 6, 2016
Danny Heinrich to appear in Minneapolis federal court this afternoon
The former Paynesville resident who led authorities to Jacob Wetterling’s remains on a Stearns County farm last week is scheduled to appear...
September 6, 2016 - 11:25am
September 5, 2016
Paynesville area pays respects to Jacob
PAYNESVILLE—At times Monday afternoon, the road alongside a well-grazed pasture near Paynesville was quiet. But most times a slow stream...
September 5, 2016 - 8:17pm
Community pays respects where Wetterling remains found
PAYNESVILLE -- A steady stream of people stopped Monday alongside a road near Paynesville, overlooking a farm pasture where the remains of Jacob...
September 5, 2016 - 1:29pm
September 3, 2016
Starry stonewort confirmed in three more Minnesota lakes
PAYNESVILLE—One year after its discovery in Koronis, starry stonewort has been confirmed in nearby Rice Lake. The Minnesota Department...
September 3, 2016 - 12:01pm
August 31, 2016
Judge rejects Huber's bid to dismiss murder charges
WILLMAR—A judge rejected Timothy Huber's motion to dismiss murder charges against him, ruling that the retrial against the 50-year-old...
August 31, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 25, 2016
GROVE CITY— Paynesville's volleyball team opened up its season with a convincing 3-1 road win against ACGC on Thursday. Paynesville jumped...
August 25, 2016 - 10:56pm
August 22, 2016
Prosecutor: Huber defense in murder case recycling old arguments
WILLMAR—Kandiyohi County Attorney Shane Baker issued a biting 25-page reply last week to a defense motion seeking dismissal of murder...
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm