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Its fate uncertain, GOP leaders are set to press on with a vote on health care
West central Minn. clinics honored by Bridges to Excellence
Emojis add meaning to texts and emails, but can increase risk of miscommunication
Corn Growers name field manager
Tornado victims rebuilding lives after storm ravages Wisconsin communities
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
Bellinger's latest homer lifts Dodgers past Twins
NWL Baseball: Stingers tame Honker mashers
NA3HL Hockey: Willmar opens at home Oct. 14
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Justin Bieber reportedly ‘over it,’ cancels stadium tour, including U.S. Bank Stadium show
Think Kim Kardashian is sexy? This app matches you with celebrity lookalikes.
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
'Walking Dead' stuntman reportedly died after missing safety cushion by inches
'Dead in Deadwood' murder mystery in Svea
Rockin' Robbins concert series kicks off at Robbins Island
Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
Kandiyohi County's Relay For Life is Friday
Rew: A positive attitude is key to cancer fight
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Kathleen M. Schemel
Richard C. Christensen
Lillian Ester Wood
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Apple TV may be getting Amazon video app this fall
WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
U.S. appeals court blocks release of Guantanamo Bay force-feeding videos
WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
May 5, 2017
Elder orphans a growing concern in ND, where 1 out of 3 seniors live alone
FARGO — Elsie Brenkworth doesn't like people telling her what to do. So when her daughter who lives in Maryland lined up someone to visit...
May 5, 2017 - 8:08pm
January 15, 2017
ND bill could hike cost of nursing home care to cover budget cuts
FARGO—Nursing home residents could be forced to pay hundreds of dollars more per month under a legislative proposal to charges a new fee...
January 15, 2017 - 7:30am
June 18, 2016
Minnesota senior health program works
ST. PAUL -- A federal study shows that a Minnesota health effort that combines two major health programs works for the state's elderly. The study said that older adults served by the Minnesota Senior Health Options program, combining federal Medicaid and Medicare benefits, showed...
June 18, 2016 - 5:30am
April 14, 2016
Life Connections takes shape
WILLMAR - Vendors set up Thursday for Friday's 17th annual Life Connections for adults 50-plus. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 pm. The event is free....
April 14, 2016 - 6:26pm
December 30, 2015
Video: Better Health through Bone Building at Willmar Community Center
Each Tuesday and Thursday men and women gather at the Willmar Community and Activities Center for a one-hour workout starting at 10:15 a.m. The...
December 30, 2015 - 7:26am
April 18, 2015
Life Connections 2015: Outstanding senior, nonprofit named
WILLMAR — Joan “Jo’’ Holm received the 2015 Outstanding Senior Award, sponsored by West Central Sanitation of Willmar, during the West...
April 18, 2015 - 12:21am
April 15, 2015
Life Connections event begins 8 a.m. Friday
WILLMAR — The West Central Tribune’s 16th annual Life Connections event will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Willmar Civic Center. Tickets...
April 15, 2015 - 10:55pm
August 19, 2014
Minnesota Opinion: Here’s how seniors can avoid scams
ALEXANDRIA — Fake lottery prizes. Bogus pleas for help from callers posing as relatives. Email schemes promising thousands of dollars with little to no effort.
August 19, 2014 - 5:00am
May 30, 2014
Let’s Go Fishing for young people too: Starts season by hosting local fourth graders
SPICER — “Get on, grab a life vest and we’ll see what happens here,’’ said Roger Benson. One-by-one, another group of fourth-graders...
May 30, 2014 - 11:04pm
August 29, 2013
Let’s Go Fishing makes a very big splash, tops 2,000 guests for season
SPICER — The Willmar chapter of Let’s Go Fishing reached a new milestone on Wednesday when volunteers welcomed aboard guests from...
August 29, 2013 - 11:35am
June 27, 2013
Special picnic lunch planned Wednesday for seniors
WILLMAR -- Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, in conjunction with the Willmar Veterans of Foreign Wars Men's Auxiliary, will be hosting an Independence Day-themed lunch Wednesday for any senior 60 years or older. The lunch will be a $2 picnic at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Willmar...
June 27, 2013 - 11:24pm
June 19, 2013
Evensons crowned as Willmar Fests' ambassadors
WILLMAR -- The senior ambassador coronation kicked off Wednesday's 2013 Willmar Fests events. The ceremony, held at the Willmar Community Center,...
June 19, 2013 - 11:53pm
October 5, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: Let's Go Fishing answering a bigger need than anyone imagined
October 5, 2012 - 10:09am
June 25, 2012
Seniors often targets of financial fraud
WILLMAR -- Anyone can become a victim of financial fraud, but one demographic -- the elderly -- are especially vulnerable to these types of scams. According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Commerce, senior citizens control nearly 70 percent of the nation's wealth...
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Seniors crowned as ambassadors during Willmar Fests ceremony
WILLMAR -- The senior coronation ceremony kicked off this week's Willmar Fests activities. The ceremony Wednesday at the Willmar Community Center...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am