Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier
Worst of wind chills on Friday forecast for west central Minn.
Minn. archdiocese reveals accused priests' names
Body of child recovered in Lucan fire, 1 other missing
Downtown Willmar snow emergency set Friday morning
Swanny’s song: Retirement beckons for Willmar grad in 2014
NFL fines Vikings' Cook for touching official
Wolves game in Mexico postponed after smoke enters arena
Konerko to retuns to White Sox, Morneau to sign with Rockies
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Play our High School Football Pigskin Pickem Contest
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
Take control of holiday spending: Finance counselor says make a budget, start shopping early
H. Catharine Mulder
Thomas H. Bonde
Adella C. Kvendru,
Margaret Anne Walsh
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
March 15, 2013
Bad winter for septic systems leads to emergency exemption for road limits
WILLMAR — It’s been a tough winter on homeowners who maintain their own septic systems. The lack of snow early on in the season and extreme weather conditions has resulted in pipes freezing up in some septic systems, which prevents pumps from getting sewage from the home to the...
news / local
March 15, 2013 - 10:24pm
January 18, 2013
YMCA Wellness blog: Finding a healthy weight
By Dean Madsen, Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA Associate Executive Director Http://kandiymca.areavoices.com
life / community
January 18, 2013 - 9:03am
May 15, 2012
HealthBeat blog: Why I won't watch 'Weight of the Nation'
May 15, 2012 - 8:32am
April 30, 2012
Joe Fitness blog: Secrets to successful weight loss
April 30, 2012 - 8:25am
January 31, 2012
Commercial vehicle, weight patrol meeting is Feb. 21 in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's office is hosting an informational session on truck weight enforcement, implement of husbandry and other miscellaneous commercial vehicle laws from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 21 in the multi-purpose room of the Health and Human Services building. Sheriff's...
news / state
January 31, 2012 - 10:32am
January 9, 2012
New Year brings new resolutions, chance for fresh start
For better or worse, a new year brings with it a clean slate, a chance to mentally erase bad memories from the last year and focus on improving our lives in the year ahead. For many, the start of a new year marks a time to make resolutions: This year, I will lose weight. I will find...
January 9, 2012 - 9:38am
March 10, 2011
Spring road restrictions begin Monday
WILLMAR -- The City of Willmar announces spring road restrictions will take effect in the city beginning Monday.
March 10, 2011 - 11:55am
January 18, 2011
YMCA to participate in statewide challenge
WILLMAR -- Are you ready to become a loser? The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA is participating in a statewide "Biggest Loser Minnesota Challenge" to encourage people to visit the gym, adopt healthful eating habits and lose weight. Registration to join the competition is open...
news / local
January 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
American Opinion: Hard truths, soft seats
WASHINGTON -- Sometimes it takes a scientific study to reveal the obvious. The latest discovery -- that touch influences how we perceive things -- is something like the warning on a steaming cup of coffee. Just as everyone knows that spilling hot liquid on one's lap will produce...
opinion / commentary
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Deputies go on weight patrol: All about the subgrade
WILLMAR -- It's just after 9 a.m. on a recent weekday, along County Road 2 just north of Atwater. Kandiyohi County Patrol Sgt. Matt Akerson turns...
news / local
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am