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'Maybe it's time': actor Johnny Depp jokes about a Trump assassination
Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate
Facing multiple felony charges, an embattled Minn. mayor was barred from a city council meeting
Hwy. 12 open house set Monday in Litchfield
North Korea calls U.S. student's death a 'mystery,' casts itself as 'biggest victim'
Stingers: Wheels come off in Willmar's loss to St. Cloud
Wolves Jimmy a trade
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
20 new and returning TV shows that you should check out this summer
'Bachelor in Paradise' production halted, show in question after alleged 'misconduct' on set
'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
Sam Hunt, the R&B-loving country star, is challenging Nashville rules - and winning
Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Willmar Community Center: Art for and about the community
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
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Bradley Gordon Westby
Donald J. Rutgers
Marion J. Rime
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
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
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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