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Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
July 24, 2016
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Many icons have stepped out of the spotlight already in 2016: Peyton, Megatron, The Big Fundamental, Kobe. But locally, another single-named...
July 24, 2016 - 10:36pm
July 15, 2016
Stingers' homer streak ends but runs keep flowing
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers had all systems going on Friday, topping Thunder Bay 9-1 at Bill Taunton Stadium. Ty Tice started for Willmar...
July 15, 2016 - 11:37pm
Willmar woman competes for Runner’s World cover
WILLMAR -- What started as a simple dare by her sons has turned into a dedicated hobby for Annette Rice. Rice, who turned 50 in April, started...
July 15, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 14, 2016
Willmar girl and friend headed to Olympics thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities
MINNEAPOLIS -- Two friends who met at the Minneapolis Ronald McDonald House are getting a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. April Borjas, of Willmar,...
July 14, 2016 - 11:50pm
July 11, 2016
Tiny town of Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON -- It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has returned...
July 11, 2016 - 2:10pm
June 30, 2016
Middleton: Everyday player hangs up spikes
Editor’s note: Rand Middleton worked fulltime for the West Central Tribune for 37 years and part-time for several years prior to that. He covered...
June 30, 2016 - 10:55pm
February 6, 2016
A look at the history of Hockey Day Minnesota
DULUTH - From a frigid day on Baudette Bay to rain melting ice in Hermantown to a developing blizzard in Grand Rapids, weather often has played...
February 6, 2016 - 5:23pm
Die-hard Vikings fan from Willmar certain franchise will win Super Bowl within 5 years
Sunday marks the 50th Super Bowl. If you’re a Minnesota Vikings fan, it also represents the 39th consecutive year the purple and gold have...
February 6, 2016 - 8:00am
December 28, 2015
Bremer Holiday Classic begins
New London-Spicer players and fans cheer Monday afternoon during the first half of a Wildcats’ basketball game in the opening game of the two-day,...
December 28, 2015 - 11:11pm
September 29, 2015
NBA: Wolves’ three graybeards come together
As much as Kevin Garnett built his future Hall of Fame career on great seasons with the Timberwolves, he never pictured himself coming back. “Absolutely not,” he said. “Minnesota was the last place I thought I would end up.”
September 29, 2015 - 11:06pm
Editorial: Minnesota sports scene looks quite encouraging
Some Minnesota sports fans have been a bit gloomy this summer. Granted, the baseball Twins have not lived up to expectations, but the season in not yet over. The Twins were on a six-game winning streak this week before losing to Tampa Bay Thursday night. While Kansas City has a...
August 29, 2015 - 6:00am
August 22, 2015
Video: A look at Willmar boys soccer with Coach Jeff Winter
Coach Jeff Winter comments on the 2015 Willmar Cardinals boys soccer program at the end of the first week of practice at the north practice ...
August 22, 2015 - 9:29am
August 21, 2015
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August 21, 2015 - 3:01pm
July 16, 2015
Sports Collectibles: Cards go from boom to bust
What was a bustling, billion-dollar industry in the early 1990s has crashed like Jose Canseco’s reputation
July 16, 2015 - 2:45am
July 1, 2015
Becca Dawson backhands a return during a racquet-sharing team game marking the end of Session I of 10-and-under tennis on Wednesday at the middle-school...
July 1, 2015 - 11:30pm