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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 18, 2016
Want more news in your Facebook feed? Here’s how to do it
If you like using your Facebook News Feed for news, you might like this helpful guide. Recently, Facebook announced that they will give higher...
July 18, 2016 - 11:09am
July 15, 2016
Social media abuse of nursing home residents often goes unchecked
Editor's note: This story contains language that some may find offensive. When a certified nursing assistant in Hubbard, Iowa, shared a photo...
July 15, 2016 - 9:23am
April 12, 2016
Bird Island man sentenced in scheme to blackmail woman
OLIVIA — An online connection fostered on the socialization app “Meet Me” turned sinister when a Bird Island man blackmailed the woman...
April 12, 2016 - 10:00pm
January 23, 2016
Editorial: People speak up in defense of our city of Willmar
The West Central Tribune Thursday criticized a social media post about an alleged Willmar couple who painted a picture of diversity in Willmar that is distorted and was bigoted at the root of its argument. The original Facebook post by a west central Minnesota native, now living out-of-state,...
January 23, 2016 - 10:13am
January 21, 2016
Editorial: Our fair city of Willmar is doing just fine, thank you
Policing the misinformation spread via social media is an impossible task. Much of it leaves us simply shaking our heads. That being said, there are some things so ugly, misinformed, ignorant and just plain hateful toward another religion, it is time to speak up with an intelligent...
January 21, 2016 - 6:00am
November 25, 2015
Pregnant Minnesota TV meteorologist ridiculed over her appearance
AUSTIN – A southeast Minnesota TV station has sparked a trending Facebook post after sticking up for a pregnant employee. KAAL in Austin says...
November 25, 2015 - 9:02am
November 20, 2015
Records published Nov. 20
This is the records summary for Nov. 20. Harassment WILLMAR — Willmar Police received two reports from students saying they were being harassed on Facebook. Two students reported at 8:27 a.m. Thursday that they were being harassed using an account on Facebook. Another...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Minnesotan develops, plans to launch ride share app targeted at college students
FARGO – When Matthew Sullivan drives to Minneapolis, he pays close attention to the cars moving in the westbound lanes. "I see wall-to-wall...
October 28, 2015 - 5:14pm
October 21, 2015
To increase engagement, Twitter rolling out new poll feature
Twitter said it is rolling out a service that would allow users to run polls on their profile, in a bid to improve user engagement on the microblogging service. The poll will allow users to ask a question with two choices as answers, and will remain open for 24 hours,...
October 21, 2015 - 10:30am
October 3, 2015
Adult coloring club in Willmar offers women a unique place to escape the monotony of life
When Laura Deleski sought a new hobby, she chose one most people likely haven’t thought much about since the days of their youth: coloring. Once...
October 3, 2015 - 6:00am
March 10, 2014
Minn. lawmaker apologizes for NBA tweet
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota lawmaker who issued a tweet many called racist has apologized.
March 10, 2014 - 1:44pm
October 31, 2013
Facebook shares recover as investors shrug off falling usage
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc shares steadied on Thursday after wobbling in the wake of post-earnings comments by company executives about slowing use and a strategy of not increasing the frequency of ads shown to users. Facebook shares breached the $50 mark in heavy premarket trading...
October 31, 2013 - 7:11am
September 19, 2013
Facebook's Zuckerberg says U.S. spying hurt users' trust
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said revelations about U.S. government surveillance hurt users' trust in Internet companies and that knowing more about the programs would help relieve some of the public concerns.
September 19, 2013 - 9:54am
July 24, 2013
Businesses use social media in new ways to reach customers
Three months ago, Corn Capital Innovations had fewer than 100 likes on its Facebook page. Today, the business has 530 Facebook likes and counting....
July 24, 2013 - 12:58am
Social media tips for businesses
With terms such as "tweets," "pins" and "hashtags," learning the vocabulary of social media can be as difficult as learning a foreign language. For some businesses, the mere thought of jumping into social media can be enough to deter them from the idea. But social media is here to...
July 24, 2013 - 12:57am