Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Bemidji teen dies after collapsing at ballgame
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota Senate changes with the times
Hire or buy from Kandiyohi County CEO entrepreneurs
CEO program completes successful first year
Quilt of Valor
Prep Baseball: Wildcats pitch way into 3AA semifinals
Amateur Baseball: Sawatzky wins pitchers’ duel as Rockets down Bullfrogs
Prep Softball: KMS needs loser’s bracket run
MLB: Twins jump on Red Sox early, win third straight
Boys Tennis: Cards' Hovland, Corneil reach 2AA semifinals
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Pamela "Pam" Kay (Cooper) Soltis
Alma O. Lopez
Finnley M. Thomes
Craig "Slim" Schuler
Janice L. Bergquist
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
December 23, 2012
The end of an 1862 war sends 38 Indians to the gallows; 150 years later, memorial riders trying to heal the wound
They were Dakota warriors. They met their fates with courage 150 years ago. The 38 condemned men, their hands bound behind them, rushed to the gallows that had been specially built for them on the edge of the Minnesota River in Mankato, Minn. They danced in place as the rough-hewn...
news / region
December 23, 2012 - 11:21pm
August 8, 2012
Three words put mom, children on roadside for Let's Ride
SACRED HEART -- Three words explain why Susan Gustafson and her four young children can be found under the hot, summer sun in a roadside stand...
news / region
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Orth Foundation to assist Bigler family with proceeds from Let's Ride Minnesota event in Bird Island
BIRD ISLAND -- Part of the proceeds from the upcoming Let's Ride Minnesota event being hosted by the Tim Orth Memorial Foundation will benefit the family of Drake Bigler, the five-month-old killed in a head-on crash on July 29 near Starbuck. Bill Neubauer, coordinator for the Foundation,...
news / region
August 1, 2012 - 6:07pm
September 24, 2011
Touring Ride In Rural Indiana September Escapade offers local cyclists challenges, rewards aplenty
Indiana's supposed to be flat. Right? I thought it was. And I lived there for more than three years. Boy was my memory off. My friend Bob Hines and I discovered how much the Hoosier state's countryside rolls by spending six days bicycling through southern Indiana. We signed up...
September 24, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
Bike ride through the countryside
news / local
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 4, 2010
Settlement reached in Wis. ride accident
MILWAUKEE -- The lawyer for a 13-year-old Florida girl who was seriously injured when she fell about 100 feet to the ground from an amusement park ride said Friday that they have reached a settlement with the park. Stuart Grossman, an attorney for Teagan Marti, said Friday that a...
news / nation
October 4, 2010 - 6:41am
August 31, 2010
Ride for the Trails is Sept. 18
The Ride for the Trails recreational bike ride, sponsored by Willmar CER, will be held Saturday, Sept. 18. The event is a bike ride throughout the community of Willmar to raise funds to complete the trail system and connect it to the Glacial Ridge Trail. The entry fee is $20 before...
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
October 3, 2009
Two 50 somethings tackle Headwaters Hundred
A light turned on at 5:15 a.m. in our hotel room. The usual moment of confusion hit as I woke up some place other than my own bed. Then I realized: It's Sept. 26 and I'm in Park Rapids. Bob Hines and I are going to ride in the Headwaters Hundred bike ride. But why are there lights...
extra / outdoors / sports
October 3, 2009 - 12:00am
July 29, 2009
250-mile trek across Minnesota draws some 1,000 cyclists
MONTEVIDEO -- Rural Minnesota scenery and small-town hospitality help bring the bicyclists out each year. The opportunity to raise money for...
news / local / region / outdoors / sports
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
June 25, 2009
LTD Ride, A-Games pay tribute to regional troops killed during Iraq deployment
Two soldiers were injured when the Humvee in which Army Sgt. Jesse Lhotka was riding left a roadway and overturned in Baghdad, Iraq, on Feb....
news / local
June 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 23, 2009
Black bear reaches land safety after long ice ride on Lake Superior
A black bear took quite a ride all day Easter Sunday on an ice floe in Lake Superior near Bayfield. In this photo, the bear is approaching Bayfield...
news / state
April 23, 2009 - 12:30pm