Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
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'
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
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 15, 2016
Navarrette colulmn: This election was not all about race
SAN DIEGO—As a Mexican-American columnist, there is one criticism that I hear quite often. Some readers say that, for me, "it's always...
November 15, 2016 - 3:04pm
October 1, 2016
The privilege of diversity
WILLMAR — To her classmates, Anisa Abdulahi deserved to be elected Willmar Senior High's homecoming queen because she's so nice, and everybody...
October 1, 2016 - 2:47pm
July 13, 2016
Commentary: In the eye of the beholder
NEW YORK—By now most Americans know the name of Dallas Police Chief David Brown—and quite a few wouldn't mind seeing him play a...
July 13, 2016 - 1:00am
June 5, 2016
Legislative races fill an election gap
MINNEAPOLIS — This year presents a rare opportunity for Minnesotans to focus on legislative races, and who controls the Legislature. “That’s...
June 5, 2016 - 11:33pm
May 18, 2016
Clinton, Sanders split Democrat nominating contests in Oregon, Kentucky
Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each picked up primary wins on Tuesday in yet another demonstration of how divided the...
May 18, 2016 - 12:26am
April 7, 2016
Bridging the gap: When teachers are white, but students are not
BLOOMINGTON — In a state where the vast majority of teachers are white and a growing number of kids are not, schools are trying to figure out...
April 7, 2016 - 5:30am
March 10, 2016
Clinton, Sanders spar over immigration in presidential debate
MIAMI - Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over who was more committed to immigration reform at a presidential...
March 10, 2016 - 12:25am
March 7, 2016
Air Force vet announces run for Peterson’s congressional seat
KARLSTAD— Air Force veteran Dave Hughes has announced his intent to run for Congress in Minnesota’s Seventh District, which covers western...
March 7, 2016 - 11:36pm
February 29, 2016
'Spotlight' takes top Academy Award, #OscarsSoWhite other big winner
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Catholic Church abuse movie "Spotlight" was named best picture, the top award at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, after a night peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dominated the industry.
February 29, 2016 - 1:50am
February 22, 2016
Miller seeks re-election to District 17A House seat
PRINSBURG — State Rep. Tim Miller announced this week he will seek re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 17A....
February 22, 2016 - 10:52pm
November 16, 2015
Candidate withdraws from Minnesota House race after ISIS comment
BURNSVILLE — A state House candidate ended his campaign this weekend shortly after saying that the group that claims responsibility for Friday night’s Paris attacks “isn’t necessarily evil.” Democratic candidate Dan Kimmel tweeted that comment about ISIS, and added, “It...
November 16, 2015 - 11:04pm
October 3, 2015
Editorial: Presidential race 2016 has a long way to go
The presidential election is still 13 months away, but some are already tired of the hype, negative campaigning or the candidates themselves. Yet,...
October 3, 2015 - 8:00pm
September 18, 2015
Blacks in Minnesota see drastic income drop
ST. PAUL — Minnesota hasn’t done enough to help African-Americans get good jobs and climb out of poverty, Gov. Mark Dayton and other leaders said Thursday. The call for more action was prompted by a withering U.S. Census Bureau report showing the typical household income for...
September 18, 2015 - 9:00am
September 16, 2015
Trump jousts with Bush
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Republican front-runner Donald Trump traded jabs with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, former business executive Carly...
September 16, 2015 - 10:46pm
June 20, 2015
Commentary; Charleston and its politics
WASHINGTON — We Americans are exceptionally good at evasion when we want to be. Our skills in this sphere are particularly impressive on the matter of race and the subject of guns. Nonsense, you say. Have we not been talking about race and racism for our entire history? Our conversations...
June 20, 2015 - 1:00am