Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
'Keep coming at me guys!!!': Donald Trump Jr. meets Russia scrutiny with defiance
A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm
A flat-Earther's plan to launch himself in a homemade rocket just hit a speed bump
Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills at least 235
Company hopes to be 'Amazon of Cannabis' in such places as ND
Murphy helps No. 14 Minnesota roll past UMass
Larson Column: Golf vs. Tom: Golf makes its case and it's a strong one
Larson Column: To golf or not to golf
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is Vikings' to lose
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
January 25, 2016
Grove City prepares for $12.8M infrastructure project
GROVE CITY — Built about 60 years ago, Grove City’s sanitary sewer treatment system is cracked, leaky and exhibiting structural failure....
January 25, 2016 - 12:05am
January 14, 2016
Dayton's public works agenda would benefit small towns
ST. PAUL — Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems....
January 14, 2016 - 9:07pm
Dayton wants $220 million to clean Minnesota's water
ST. PAUL - Minnesota communities and farmers would receive a $220 million boost in their efforts to clean up the state's water under a proposal...
January 14, 2016 - 12:26pm
December 21, 2015
Kandiyohi County efforts against aquatic invasive species receive boost from $118,000 grant
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County’s effort to combat aquatic invasive species received a significant boost last week: a $118,000 two-year grant...
December 21, 2015 - 12:03am
December 18, 2015
DNR seeking watercraft inspection interns for 2016 season
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking intern watercraft inspectors for the 2016 boating season. Inspectors are stationed at public accesses on lakes and rivers infested with aquatic invasive species such as Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels....
December 18, 2015 - 12:01am
December 16, 2015
No increases in electric, heat or water for Willmar utility customers
WILLMAR — No increases in electric, water and district heating rates are expected in the 2016 budget approved by the Willmar Municipal Utilities...
December 16, 2015 - 10:16pm
December 15, 2015
Dayton lays out conservation plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state and the federal governments to spend nearly $800 million to improve water quality by taking 100,000 acres out of crop production in western and southern Minnesota. Half of the land would become vegetated buffers between crops and bodies...
December 15, 2015 - 11:20pm
November 24, 2015
Pennock dairy becomes Kandiyohi County’s first certified for water quality
PENNOCK — No point telling Rich and Carol Radtke it can’t be done. Bankers tried. Seven years later, the Radtkes are proving at Prairie’s...
November 24, 2015 - 10:09pm
November 16, 2015
Proposed Bonanza Valley groundwater management plan nears approval
PAYNESVILLE — For the past year-and-a-half the groundwater in a large swath of land from Glenwood to Paynesville has been the subject of a...
November 16, 2015 - 11:13pm
October 12, 2015
Video: Clean Water from garbage! How it's done at Kandiyohi County Landfill
It's billed as a first in North America, producing water so clean it meets "Drinking Water Standards." In a landmark project, the Kandiyohi...
October 12, 2015 - 2:34pm
October 9, 2015
U.S. court places hold on clean water rule
WASHINGTON (Forum/Reuters) — A U.S. court issued an order Friday temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, the latest in a series of legal setbacks for Obama administration environmental regulations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th...
October 9, 2015 - 10:00pm
September 4, 2015
Buffer law draws a crowd to Kandiyohi County informational meeting
WILLMAR — More than 200 people are estimated to have filled the lower level meeting room of the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services...
September 4, 2015 - 12:37am
September 2, 2015
Chemical use leads to water pollution
In the Aug. 24 Tribune, Ed Mickelson responded to my letter, “Water doesn’t belong to farmers.” I thank you for your retort. Due to word limits, my statements were not all inclusive. Mickelson states the pollution from lakeshore owners and town storm sewers also contribute...
September 2, 2015 - 5:08am
August 25, 2015
Smithsonian traveling exhibit called ‘Water/Ways’ to make its first stop in Spicer in 2016
SPICER — Kandiyohi County, which carries the motto “Where the lakes begin,” will host a traveling Smithsonian exhibit next summer that...
August 25, 2015 - 11:00pm
July 9, 2015
Lakes are safe despite recent infections, officials say
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Throughout the summer, many people will make the trek to one of the region's many lakes. But with an infection contracted in a lake being blamed for the death of an Alexandria, Minn., boy, many may hesitate before packing up and heading out this weekend. However,...
July 9, 2015 - 11:58pm