Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
North Dakota considers creating Department of Environmental Quality
Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
February 24, 2017
Willmar Fire Department responds to garage fire
WILLMAR — Smoke billowed from a slightly charred garage door Friday morning as the Willmar Fire Department responded to a fire on the 400...
February 24, 2017 - 12:26pm
February 8, 2017
Eating grass helps cat naturally relieve issues
Dear Dr. Fox: My 12-year-old cat eats grass, I mean like a sheep eats grass! She eats it for about 15 minutes every day when I take her out in...
February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 18, 2017
Pet of the Week published Jan. 19
Estes is a border collie and German shepherd mix dog that arrived from a rescue group. This 7-month-old female knows some of the basic commands...
January 18, 2017 - 9:46pm
January 11, 2017
Blaze, Cassian and Jyn are Pets of the Week
The first few days of life for Blaze, Cassian and Jyn were a challenge that these three kittens conquered. At about the age of 2 days, they...
January 11, 2017 - 10:48pm
December 22, 2016
Pets can help owners manage mental illness
• Pets could play an active role in the treatment of their owners' long-term mental health problems, according to authors of a small study...
December 22, 2016 - 3:45pm
December 16, 2016
Thinking like dog helps Minn. trooper track down pooch for crash victim
A Minnesota State Trooper saved the day for a college student involved in an Interstate 94 crash Friday, Dec. 16, when he found her dog that...
December 16, 2016 - 7:18pm
August 31, 2016
Animal spirits: consumers' devotion lifts pet-care stocks
NEW YORK—Americans' attachment to their pets has fostered a $60 billion industry that is producing best-in-breed stock performance. Shares...
August 31, 2016 - 2:13pm
August 17, 2016
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
Finn is 5. He’s a hardy 96 pounds and has strawberry blonde hair, specked with white. He’s a handsome sort, with brown saucers for eyes that...
August 17, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 15, 2016
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
The latest issue of Live it! Magazine is now available for viewing online here. In this issue we take a look at the changing roles pets play...
August 15, 2016 - 2:39pm
August 9, 2016
Citing morale, productivity, rising number of employers allowing pets at work
Charlie is an ideal colleague. He's energetic, knows how to handle bullies and has serious people skills. His work mostly entails riding on a...
August 9, 2016 - 9:19am
July 2, 2016
New trailer helps Humane Society with disaster preparedness
WILLMAR—They hope they won't have to use it anytime soon. But if a disaster strikes, the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties...
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
August 24, 2015
Willmar animal shelter can assist pet owners with donated pet food from its food shelf
WILLMAR — When families cannot afford food, many turn to a food shelf. If pets go hungry, they have an outlet, too.
August 24, 2015 - 12:58am
July 18, 2015
Neighbor dogs tag along when Willmar girl gets lost in rural Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — Dogs are not only man’s best friends, they can be a little girl’s special friends, too.
July 18, 2015 - 12:50am
July 16, 2015
Dog lovers celebrate Dog Park Day in Willmar, develop ideas
WILLMAR — Dog lovers gathered at Lions Park to celebrate Dog Park Day and to plot fundraising strategies to fill Willmar’s new canine home...
July 16, 2015 - 12:34am
June 19, 2015
Puppies seized from owners amid allegations of abuse
MONTEVIDEO — Two pet owners reportedly face pending animal abuse charges after law enforcement seized eight puppies from a Montevideo residence...
June 19, 2015 - 12:04pm