Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Caregiving documentary to be shown Wednesday in Willmar
A look at the 11 players the Vikings selected in the 2017 draft
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
Larson capitalizes late to take ToyotaCare 250
Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT
Santana's tenure with the Twins may be in jeopardy
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Marion LaVerne Haug
Marie Ann Linn
Luverne A. "Pete" Peterson
Harriet "Leona" Madison
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Tribune Opinion: Destination Playground: We can build it if you help volunteer
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
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
October 26, 2010
Willmar man, 25, pleads to two drug charges
WILLMAR -- Esteban J. "Stevie" Ramos Jr., 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to two third-degree drug sale charges for his role in selling methamphetamine to drug task force informants in February and in August 2009. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District...
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Blomkest man pleads to drug, bribery charges
WILLMAR -- David Dennis Jacobson, 50, of Blomkest, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended second-degree drug sale charge for selling 13.9 grams of meth to a drug task force informant in December 2009 and to a felony bribery charge for paying a man to "throw" his testimony in the case. As...
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Murder suspect: 'I'm gonna die in prison...I deserve it'
MAHNOMEN - An apologetic and remorseful Timothy Thorson pleaded guilty Thursday to a violent crime that took the lives of an elderly Mahnomen couple just one week ago.
October 8, 2010 - 10:42am
October 7, 2010
Suspect pleads guilty to two deaths in Mahnomen Co. case
October 7, 2010 - 2:36pm
October 6, 2010
Willmar man pleads to his role in fight
WILLMAR -- Efren Vasquez, 22, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a second-degree riot charge for his role in a fight over a girl in April. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, two additional felony charges of second-degree assault and riot will...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Atwater man enters plea in armed standoff
WILLMAR -- James Arthur Hinman, 46, of Atwater, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a second-degree assault charge for assaulting a woman with a loaded...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 21, 2010
Teen pleads to three charges in garage burglary, fire cases
WILLMAR -- One of three juveniles pleaded guilty Thursday to three third-degree burglary charges for burglarizing and setting fire to several garages in Willmar. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, five felony charges of first-degree arson, third-degree...
August 21, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Man pleads to forgery counts after Wal-Mart incident
WILLMAR -- Edil Pineda Santos, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges of forgery and aggravated forgery for using the identity...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Willmar man arrested on New Year's Eve, pleads guilty to drug charge
WILLMAR -- Lance Joel Cameron, 28, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended second-degree drug possession charge for possessing 52 grams...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Second Melrose woman pleads in pill sale case
WILLMAR -- Samantha Sue Roberts, 31, of Melrose, pleaded guilty Thursday to a third-degree drug sale charge and a gross misdemeanor child endangerment charge for her role in selling 200 hydrocodone tablets to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force agent. As part of a plea agreement, Roberts entered...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Willmar man pleads guilty in drug case; another man faces charges
WILLMAR -- Erick Torres, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a second-degree drug possession charge for possessing meth and cocaine after...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
Willmar man pleads to lesser charge in sexual assault case; sentencing scheduled next month
WILLMAR -- Manuel Antonio Leiva-Pineda, 27, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended charge of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct...
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Raymond man pleads to felony charge for leaving explicit messages on neighbor's answering machine
WILLMAR -- A 50-year-old Raymond man pleaded guilty Monday to a felony harassment charge for leaving sexually explicit phone messages on a neighbor's...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
Willmar man pleads to misdemeanor in domestic case, felony dismissed
WILLMAR -- Brian Joseph Cash, 48, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, a felony third-degree assault charge will be dismissed. He will be sentenced July 7. The charges...
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
Former Willmar resident pleads to sex charge
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old man from Brownsville, Texas, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for molesting...
June 17, 2010 - 12:00am