Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
MnDOT receives funds to improve dangerous intersection near Willmar
Watkins man charged in connection with sexual assault
Broadband informational meeting is tonight in Spicer
Extension offers farmers free financial counseling
Records published March 23
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 7, 2016
Longtime Willmar jeweler calls it a career ... sort of
WILLMAR — Now that he has closed a business that had been a part of Willmar’s retail community for 50 years, Roger Setterberg is ready to...
March 7, 2016 - 11:49pm
February 21, 2016
Lake Lillian native to retire after 26 years as conservation officer
SAINT PAUL — An interest in the outdoors and law enforcement at an early age led Dean Olson to his dream job as a conservation officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “I remember when I was in high school a guidance counselor advised me not to continue my...
February 21, 2016 - 11:23pm
July 27, 2015
Economic development commission director for Willmar, Kandiyohi County retires after 11 years
WILLMAR — Steve Renquist doesn’t give up easily. Even on the verge of retirement, he’s still thinking about the economic development projects...
July 27, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 26, 2015
Kjergaard retires after 38 years in education
WILLMAR — Nearing the end of a 38-year career in education, Willmar Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard said he hoped people would remember him...
June 26, 2015 - 11:23pm
February 4, 2015
Kjergaard ‘was just ready’ to retire after 38 years in education
WILLMAR — For Jerry Kjergaard, 38 years in education seemed to be long enough. Kjergaard, superintendent of Willmar Public Schools, announced his retirement this week. His last day will be June 30. Kjergaard said his wife Jan is retiring this year, too, and “it seemed like a...
February 4, 2015 - 11:16pm
November 18, 2014
Gary Danielson is retiring after 32 years; retirement open house is Thursday
WILLMAR –– After 32 years of scrutinizing every pothole and bumpy ride in Kandiyohi County, Gary Danielson said he’s looking forward to...
November 18, 2014 - 10:57pm
September 28, 2012
40-year career comes to an end for Willmar, Minn., wastewater treatment worker
WILLMAR -- After 40 years of working in the wastewater treatment field, Les Lange really knows his stuff. Fellow workers say Lange's wide knowledge,...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Modderman attends his last Kandiyohi County Board meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR -- After working 40 years in the Kandiyohi County Auditor's office -- 25 of those as the elected auditor/treasurer -- Sam Modderman attended...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Modderman attends last Kandiyohi County board meeting as auditor
WILLMAR - After working 40 years in the Kandiyohi County Auditor's office - 25 of those as the elected auditor/treasurer - Sam Modderman attended his last county board meeting today. Modderman, 68, is retiring April 27. Modderman thanked the Commissioners, his staff and the voters...
April 17, 2012 - 2:47pm
December 14, 2010
No contract settlements in Swift County
BENSON -- Contract negotiations are continuing in Swift County between union employees and the county commissioners. So far there's been no agreements reached with any of the unions representing county employees. The county is currently offering a "slight increase" in salaries in...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
North Dakota to retire Fighting Sioux nickname, logo
April 9, 2010 - 11:00am