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Records published July 29
Work continues on Willmar's Minnesota Avenue
Parishioners salvage items from fire-damaged Sacred Heart church
Eden Valley woman injured in crash with tractor
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
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
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
Alice M. Anderson
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
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
October 27, 2015
NLS prepares for the ‘what if’ after referendum
NEW LONDON — As the last-minute push continues to inform voters about Tuesday’s building referendum, the New London-Spicer School Board is preparing for what happens next — whether the $21.6 million bond issue passes or fails. At its planning meeting Monday, the board discussed...
October 27, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 17, 2015
Letter: Why this NLS teacher is voting ‘yes’
I have five adult children and I will be a retired NL-S teacher before the proposed building projects are completed, so why am I voting “yes” for the upcoming New London-Spicer facility improvements? Because we are out of space at Prairie Woods. The hallways are not conducive...
October 17, 2015 - 1:55am
May 19, 2015
Willmar school referendum today
WILLMAR — Voters in the Willmar School District vote today on a two-question bond issue for the district. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W., near downtown Willmar. The district is using one polling place for...
May 19, 2015 - 12:00am
May 12, 2015
Voters overwhelmingly defeat Benson School bond issue
BENSON — Voters in the Benson School District overwhelmingly defeated an $18.7 million bond in a referendum today with twice as many people voting against the proposal compared to those that voted for it. In unofficial results this evening there were 1,354 no votes and 651 yes...
May 12, 2015 - 10:04pm
February 27, 2015
Ridgewater faculty passes no-confidence vote in college president
WILLMAR — The faculty of Ridgewater College has said through a union vote Thursday that it has no confidence in the leadership of President...
February 27, 2015 - 3:26pm
January 2, 2015
RCW voters go to polls Tuesday to vote on school improvements
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West School District will be heading to the polls again Tuesday to decide whether to approve a $5.4 million bond issue to expand the district’s K-12 school building and make some updates. If the bonds are approved, they would be used to...
January 2, 2015 - 11:15pm
November 5, 2014
Questions raised over same-day registration at UM Morris
MORRIS — Some students at the University of Minnesota, Morris were not able to vote after a disagreement over ID requirements for same-day voter registration for students. Erik Hatlestad, UMM Campus Organizer for the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group said students who live...
November 5, 2014 - 2:49am
November 4, 2014
Editorial: It’s time to vote today
The primary blessing of today will be the right of each citizen to enter a polling place and cast their ballot of the candidates of their choice....
November 4, 2014 - 7:00am
Polling places prepare for voters
Maichelle Hanson, of the Kandiyohi County Auditor/Treasurer Department, helps Jack Kotten load a voting machine into his vehicle Monday. The...
November 4, 2014 - 12:14am
November 3, 2014
Only poll that counts comes at ballot box today
Follow the election on Twitter: Look for #wctvote on Twitter for up-to-the-minute local election coverage by the West Central Tribune. ST....
November 3, 2014 - 11:46pm
October 21, 2014
Letter: Be sure to vote on Nov. 4
By the time this gets into print, we will be just a few days away from Election Day. Many people are looking forward to the end of the campaign ads. But how many people are looking forward to voting? We need to remember that many of our ancestors worked hard to give us the...
October 21, 2014 - 12:00am
September 24, 2014
NLS residents learn about school’s $14.6M building proposal
NEW LONDON — During band and choir concerts at New London-Spicer schools parents sit on bleachers and the music rumbles through the high ceilings of the gym. Drama students catch after-school rides to downtown New London to practice in the “Little Theater” that’s leased from...
September 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
June 13, 2014
Commentary: The roar of Europe’s vote
WASHINGTON — When the dyspeptic poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), who loathed Belgium even more than most things, was asked to imagine an epitaph for that nation, he suggested: “At last!” Which is how many Europeans feel about the rapidly growing disgust with the European...
June 13, 2014 - 2:00am
January 3, 2014
Parents of young children in the MACCRAY School District urging ‘no’ vote as district seeks approval of $20M in bonds
RAYMOND — Marriage to Shaun Shubert brought Shelly from the West Coast to Maynard, while a job in Willmar and a house to make their home brought...
January 3, 2014 - 10:55pm
August 29, 2013
Benson, Minn., elementary school wants your vote
BENSON -- Second-grade teacher Roger Ebnet wants to throw a big party for Northside Elementary School and the entire community of Benson, with some help from west central Minnesota and Target. Northside Elementary was leading the nation Thursday afternoon in a race to get the most...
August 29, 2013 - 11:26pm