Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
WCT daily sports schedule
2016 Tribune Boys Basketball Previews
Boys Basketball Previews: Cards' Slagter always puts team first
Wild hold off Leafs' surge
Peterson may remain out of commission if Vikings are out of contention
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Harlow D. Skindelien
Marlene M. Baumann
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Dionne commentary: The disempowered majority in U.S.
Will commentary: Trump's Carrier ploy is not conservatism
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 22, 2016
Summertime splash at Dorothy Olson Pool
What says "Summer's Here" more than spending time at the Dorothy Olson Aquatics Center in southwest Willmar? Children were bused in from the...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 21, 2016
Summer solstice and Svea Sunrise at the 45th parallel
The sun rises over Svea at 5:32a.m. Tuesday, the first full day of official summer. The Summer Solstice occurred locally around 5:30 p.m. on...
June 21, 2016 - 8:57am
June 20, 2016
Willmar vigil honors victims of Orlando shooting
An informal, interdenominational gathering at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando was held Sunday afternoon....
June 20, 2016 - 2:31pm
June 19, 2016
Atwater Festival Days makes a spash
Saturday featured a 12-team Sand Volleyball Tournament that turned into a match of splash ball following another downpour Friday. Baseball tournaments...
June 19, 2016 - 9:14am
June 18, 2016
Studio Hop continues today
Lynnea Pritchett looks over pottery created by Grace Johnson of The Potter’s Heart of rural Willmar Friday on the third floor of the Barn Theatre...
June 18, 2016 - 12:01am
June 17, 2016
‘Victory Group’ graduates life-skills class
Sandy Tersch, a self-acknowledged former addict, draws laughs from the audience and her fellow graduates Jill Zimmer, left, and Pamela Dale while...
June 17, 2016 - 11:15pm
Montevideo Fiesta Days offers something for everyone
Montevideo Fiesta Days is eight days of multiple events Sunday to Sunday, including Kale the Comic Juggler on Thursday at Smith Park. Today (Friday)...
June 17, 2016 - 8:49am
June 16, 2016
Here's why some farmers market vendors now must register with the state
The Cottage Food Law passed by the Legislature July 1, 2015, means that some vendors at farmers markets must register with the state. Willmar...
June 16, 2016 - 11:35am
June 15, 2016
In Willmar, when it rains it seems to pour
Rain on Sunday and again late Tuesday came down in buckets here and there around Willmar. About 2 inches fell Sunday, then, after a dry Monday,...
June 15, 2016 - 4:09pm
June 14, 2016
Odd scene in Duluth as street sweeper flips
A street sweeper flipped on its side about 2:10 p.m., Tuesday at the intersection of Bristol Street and North Central Avenue in West Duluth....
June 14, 2016 - 5:16pm
Sunburg comes alive for some County Line baseball
County Line League baseball is played in small towns but none quite as village-like as Sunburg (pop. about 100), in northwest Kandiyohi County....
June 14, 2016 - 2:06pm
June 13, 2016
Kandi is Dandy Days Parade at Kandiyohi
The Kandi is Dandy Days Grand Parade on Saturday in Kandiyohi brought smiles to the faces of children and former children of all ages. Fire engines...
June 13, 2016 - 7:58am
Ninja Warriors test themselves in Spicer
Ninja Warriors showed their stuff on Saturday at Saulsbury Beach County Park in Spicer. The 2nd annual Ninja Warriors two-day event raises funds...
June 13, 2016 - 7:31am
June 10, 2016
Lola: 1909 + 107 = 2016
Lola Schueler is joined by sons Ellery, 84, Laverne, 82, and Harry, 74, to help their mom celebrate another birthday on Friday. She turned 107...
June 10, 2016 - 5:40pm
KMS Marching Saints tune up for Benson parade
The KMS Marching Saints under director Pam Diem practice Friday morning for the summer schedule. The band will march Tuesday at the 29th annual...
June 10, 2016 - 11:25am