Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Update: Man dies after construction accident
Water sports 101: How to choose the best lake day activity
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Open house slated on Willmar intersection study
After loss of her husband, woman opens Poopsie's, her dream shop, to showcase art
Lackney, Stinger dingers lead to sweep of Bucks
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Willmar legion ends season in slugfest
Report: Timberwolves one of ‘preferred landing spots’ for Kyrie Irving
United's Kallman working to be a more vocal leader
Think Kim Kardashian is sexy? This app matches you with celebrity lookalikes.
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
'Walking Dead' stuntman reportedly died after missing safety cushion by inches
Amid rumors, Britney Spears will 'not' perform at Super Bowl in Minneapolis, Pepsi executive says
'Dead in Deadwood' murder mystery in Svea
Rockin' Robbins concert series kicks off at Robbins Island
Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
Rew: A positive attitude is key to cancer fight
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Elizabeth "Betty" Tolberson
Lenh Dinh Phan
Dr. Wallace Edwin "Ed" Erickson
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
Letter: All the cool kids want broadband
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
October 17, 2016
Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of poaching charges
ST. PAUL — It is unlawful for law enforcement to place a tracking device on a vehicle without a search warrant, the Minnesota Court of...
October 17, 2016 - 8:20pm
May 2, 2016
ACLU joins appeal in GPS deer poaching case
ST. PAUL — The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has filed a petition to join the appeal on the dismissal of charges in a widely...
May 2, 2016 - 11:12pm
April 20, 2016
Lac qui Parle County appeals poaching dismissal
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Attorney Richard Stulz has appealed a District Court ruling dismissing 13 charges against a Dawson man for allegedly...
April 20, 2016 - 7:28am
April 14, 2016
14 buck heads -- minus antlers -- appear in remote county park near Windom
WINDOM -- A possible case of poaching is being investigated after 14 deer heads were found in a remote county park in southwest Minnesota. According to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Dustin Miller, he was contacted over the weekend by an individual...
April 14, 2016 - 5:30am
April 13, 2016
Update: Judge dismisses poaching case, says use of GPS without warrant violated constitution
MADISON — A district judge has dismissed all 13 charges against a Dawson man in a poaching case that has attracted statewide attention. District...
April 13, 2016 - 8:21am
December 19, 2015
Defense challenges use of GPS tracker in western Minn. poaching case
MADISON — A twice-delayed case charging a Dawson man with 13 game and fish violations for the taking of deer is on hold again. Defense attorney William Peterson of Bloomington challenged how investigators tracked the alleged activities of his client, Joshua Liebl, 38. The attorney...
December 19, 2015 - 12:13am
November 3, 2015
Dayton: Time to get tough on turtle takers
ST. PAUL — It is time to get tough on turtle and other wildlife poachers, Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday, reacting to reports that the Becker...
November 3, 2015 - 8:57pm
November 12, 2011
Outdoors: DNR night flights combat illegal shining, poaching
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is using its team of conservation officer pilots to identify shiners and other lawbreakers. "We fly at an altitude that allows us to get a good look at the landscape without being easily detected," said Lt. Thomas Buker, a DNR conservation...
November 12, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2010
Cannon Falls man pleads guilty in poaching case of record
RED WING, Minn. -- A Cannon Falls, Minn., man accused of poaching a world-class buck was sentenced Thursday to a year in jail and had his hunting privileges suspended for five years. Troy Alan Reinke pleaded guilty to taking and possessing big game out of season, a gross misdemeanor,...
March 18, 2010 - 5:14pm
December 10, 2009
Accused poacher of world-record deer pleads not guilty
Troy Alan Reinke, the Cannon Falls, Minn., man accused of poaching a trophy Goodhue County buck, entered a not guilty plea Thursday during his first court appearance in the case. Reinke was charged last month with 13 poaching-related counts. Authorities claim he shot a world-class...
December 10, 2009 - 4:28pm
November 13, 2009
Goodhue County hunter who shot trophy buck faces poaching charges
ST. PAUL - Troy Reinke may have killed a record-setting buck last month in southeastern Minnesota, but Goodhue County prosecutors on Thursday...
November 13, 2009 - 8:21am