Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Opening eyes to danger on the road
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Letter: Give families options for early childhood education
Commentary: Federal power spins its ever-growing web
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
May 9, 2017
Regional wastewater plants recognized
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency awarded 327 wastewater treatment facilities across the state for outstanding permit compliance...
May 9, 2017 - 9:02am
April 11, 2017
Environmental study available for proposed Renville County OHV park
ST. PAUL — A proposed off-highway vehicle park in Renville County is a step closer with the completion of an environmental assessment worksheet...
April 11, 2017 - 9:02am
March 16, 2017
Renville man airlifted after Wednesday crash
RENVILLE — A 53-year-old man was airlifted Wednesday after a crash at 840th Avenue and 240th Street, just north of Renville. Joey Ross, of...
March 16, 2017 - 12:27am
March 12, 2017
Caution advised as winter storm moves into west central Minnesota
After an unseasonably warm past few weeks, weather in west central Minnesota is back to normal. That means snow. Much of the region-- including...
March 12, 2017 - 2:54pm
March 11, 2017
Mid-Minnesota to discuss regional road projects March 24
LITCHFIELD — Area residents have an opportunity to provide input and learn about transportation improvements being planned in the region...
March 11, 2017 - 8:22am
March 2, 2017
Kandiyohi County permits to carry nearly doubled in 2016
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County issued nearly twice as many permits to carry handguns in 2016 than in 2015, according to new data released Wednesday...
March 2, 2017 - 10:19am
February 28, 2017
Caregiver workforce grants awarded
WILLMAR — Renville Health Services in Renville and the Rice Care Center in Willmar are among the recipients of grants awarded by the LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation to boost the caregiving workforce. The funds were targeted to strategies that increase the quality, quantity...
February 28, 2017 - 1:16pm
Buffer law draws questions from landowners in Renville County
OLIVIA — Minnesota's new buffer law is getting a lot of attention in Renville County where farmers will soon face decisions on how to comply...
February 28, 2017 - 6:31am
February 18, 2017
Renville County buffer law meetings slated Feb. 27-28
OLIVIA — Four meetings over two days in separate locations will be conducted in Renville County to provide information on the new buffer...
February 18, 2017 - 7:34am
January 24, 2017
Records published Jan. 24.
This is the records summary for Jan. 24. Police pursuit FAIRFAX — A man who led police on a six-mile pursuit Sunday afternoon in Renville...
January 24, 2017 - 5:36am
January 23, 2017
Avian influenza still casts economic shadow in Renville
RENVILLE — Avian influenza struck the Rembrandt Enterprises barns in Renville in May 2015, forcing the company to depopulate 2 million birds from the egg-laying operation. It began restocking its barns on the eastern edge of Renville in February 2016. As it approaches the one-year...
January 23, 2017 - 6:42am
January 8, 2017
Letter: Why keep funding the United Nations?
With a recent abstaining vote by the U.S., the U.N. Security Council recently passed a resolution demanding that Israel halt building settlements...
January 8, 2017 - 11:07pm
December 21, 2016
Stopping the stigma: Family who lost two tells story of depression
LITCHFIELD — Megan Licklider Twernbold was a mother, daughter, wife, aunt and teacher. She was loved and loved others in return. Those...
December 21, 2016 - 9:06pm
November 30, 2016
Nov. 30: Beloved RCW teacher dies, school community is shocked
LITCHFIELD — Megan Licklider Twernbold, a fifth grade teacher at Renville County West school in Renville, died at the age of 36 on Saturday,...
November 30, 2016 - 6:23am
November 26, 2016
Absentee voting numbers up in region
WILLMAR — The workload was higher for county auditors throughout the 2016 election season, with early in-person absentee voting and increased...
November 26, 2016 - 7:34am