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West Central Tribune
Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
May 7, 2015
It starts with art in west central Minnesota
Jade Roszak wants to study graphic arts in college. She’s narrowed her schools of choice to Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall...
May 7, 2015 - 9:20am
March 26, 2015
RCW could start building additions in fall
RENVILLE — The Renville County West School Board has taken another step toward design and construction of additional improvements to its K-12 school building. Voters approved a $5.4 million bond in a referendum in January. The project includes building new classrooms at the south...
March 26, 2015 - 10:43pm
March 13, 2015
Letter: Were RCW voters misled?
Regarding the Jan. 6 building bond vote $5,360,000 figure, did the administration of Renville County West take a shot in the dark to come up with this figure, with little or no basis in facts, or did they flat out lie, which to most people constitutes misrepresentation and perjury? I’m...
March 13, 2015 - 1:41pm
January 7, 2015
RCW voters approve $5.4 million bond issue
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West school district approved a $5.4 million bond issue to upgrade school facilities on Tuesday. Voters cast 631 ballots in favor of the project and 528 against on a day featuring sub-zero wind chills. Voters had rejected a similar...
January 7, 2015 - 11:20am
August 13, 2014
RCW voters reject $4.9M bond initiative Tuesday
RENVILLE — Voters defeated Renville County West School District’s $4.9 million bond issue. The initiative to issue general obligation school building bonds to improve school sites and construction of additions to the school facility failed 484 to 400, according to unofficial...
August 13, 2014 - 12:27am
January 17, 2012
West central Minnesota schools look to adapt to latest in digital technology
GRANITE FALLS -- Renville County West made itself a leader in the state when it gave every student in grades 4 through 12 an iPad at the start...
January 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 8, 2011
2011 'paper thin' at RCW
This season, to use a football metaphor, Renville County West is like a back skirting along the line looking to cut up into an open gap.
September 8, 2011 - 12:00am
May 20, 2011
Prep baseball: MACCRAY routs Lakevieww
RAYMOND -- Seth Henrichs swatted a two-run home run Thursday and MACCRAY went on to defeat Lakeview 11-1 in Camden Conference baseball action. MACCRAY pitcher Riley Aeikens scattered seven hits while striking out 11 over five innings for the win. He did not walk a batter. Aeikens,...
May 20, 2011 - 12:38am
Schools closing west and south of Willmar due to weather
WILLMAR -- Schools to the west and south of the Willmar area are closing as blowing and drifting snow makes travel dangerous this morning. The BOLD schools announced a 9 a.m. closing, followed by 10:30 a.m. closings posted for the Dawson-Boyd, Lac qui Parle Valley, RCW, Montevideo,...
January 20, 2011 - 9:58am
June 8, 2010
Prep Baseball: RCW falls to Adrian in 3A
GRANITE FALLS -- Renville County West scored five runs in the top of the seventh but it was too little to catch up with Adrian in the Section...
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 27, 2010
Student-run greenhouse open for another season
WILLMAR -- The hanging baskets and the petunias are blooming brightly at the FFA greenhouse in Renville. Geranium blooms are starting to peek out. The greenhouse operated by the Renville County West School District FFA was a popular attraction last week for people who just couldn't...
April 27, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Not your everyday sale item: RCW attempts to sell Sacred Heart school building, even entertaining bids on e-Bay
WILLMAR -- The Renville County West School District is working on selling its building in Sacred Heart and has even advertised it on eBay. Superintendent...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
Highway 212 schools tapping rivalries to aid Haiti
BUFFALO LAKE -- Rivalries run deep among the schools along U.S. Highway 212 in Renville County. A group of students is hoping to tap those competitive feelings for a cause: They are challenging the students and organizations in the Buffalo Lake-Hector, BOLD and Renville County West...
February 12, 2010 - 12:44am
February 4, 2010
Hebrink named RCW head football coach; Hinderks set to be assistant
Ryan Hebrink and Jeremy Hinderks have been close friends for many years. They were classmates and teammates in high school at BDRSH (now Renville County West), graduating in 2000. They were roommates in college while playing football and baseball at Concordia, Moorhead. After graduation,...
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Clara City woman dies in accident involving RCW school bus
OLIVIA -- A 27-year-old Clara City woman died Thursday evening in an accident in Renville County which involved the vehicle she was a passenger in and an RCW school bus, according to a release from the Renville County Sheriff's Department. The school bus was transporting the RCW...
January 15, 2010 - 8:51am