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Getting a raise by earning A's
Willmar wants to preserve at-grade crossing in final railroad bypass design
Willmar man gets probation for threats with BB gun
Records published Dec. 3
Deal nears on special session
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
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'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
West Central Tribune
January 27, 2016
Letter: Kudos on defending Willmar immigrants
I read with interest the West Central Tribune’s Jan. 21 editorial defending Willmar’s immigrant community. I commend the editorial board for speaking out against hateful speech that demeans Willmar’s East-African residents. I thank you for celebrating the invaluable economic...
January 27, 2016 - 4:00am
Letter: Challenge rumors, seek the facts
Thank your for your insightful editorial on Jan. 21 regarding our Muslim neighbors in the Willmar community. We winter in California and we even had received an email with that biased piece that you referred to in your editorial out here. We responded back to the sender by stating...
January 27, 2016 - 3:00am
January 23, 2016
Letter: Embrace the positive encounters
Having read your recent West Central Tribune editorial and the issue of Muslims in the Willmar community, I wish to share the many positive encounters I have experienced with these newcomers. First, I witnessed the eagerness of the African women who were part of the classes in citizenship...
January 23, 2016 - 2:00am
December 30, 2015
Commentary: Little makes his last deadline
“We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective.” — Dave Barry...
December 30, 2015 - 7:44am
December 10, 2015
Pickled Herring Challenge at the West Central Tribune
The West Central Tribune staff responded Wednesday to a Pickled Herring Challenge from the Worthington Daily Globe. The newspaper staff has now...
December 10, 2015 - 2:36pm
The Pickled Herring Challenge of 2015 continues
With the holiday season in full swing, it is time for Holiday Food Challenge for Forum Communications Company media and others. This year the...
December 10, 2015 - 12:00am
November 22, 2015
Biggest paper of the year: Tribune’s Wednesday edition will contain 22 advertising inserts
WILLMAR — Holiday shopping begins earlier and earlier every year, but Black Friday is still a day when millions of Americans want to shop —...
November 22, 2015 - 11:19pm
August 9, 2015
Video: Saturday at the Kandiyohi County Fair
Saturday at Kandiyohi County Fair started out under overcast, fended off a spit of rain around noon and coasted to an end under a clear sky....
August 9, 2015 - 7:56am
July 24, 2015
Summer brings spike in local traffic deaths
WILLMAR — It has been a deadly summer on Minnesota roads. Since July 12, the West Central Tribune has reported eight traffic fatalities in seven separate crashes in west central Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Troy Christianson works in District 2300 in the southwestern...
July 24, 2015 - 12:01am
June 30, 2015
Video: Recognizing the area’s best
New London-Spicer’s Shane Zylstra, left, and Morris/Chokio-Alberta’s Lauren Reimers were recognized as the Tribune’s 2015 Hengstler-Ranweiler...
June 30, 2015 - 12:00am
June 19, 2015
Contests: Play here
Click on our Contests page. Auto Racing Challenge
June 19, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
Remembering John Tradup, the essence of a newsman
Of all my memories of John Tradup, the one that’s foremost is of John in his office at the old Tribune building downtown. It was a cluttered,...
June 12, 2015 - 11:55pm
June 2, 2015
Send your feedback
The West Central Tribune this week introduced a new design for our print edition. Your feedback continued Tuesday through phone calls, email or social media. Thank you. Most people like the new design overall, commenting that is simple, fresh and clean. Some are concerned that...
June 2, 2015 - 11:03pm
June 1, 2015
New design launched, your feedback appreciated
The West Central Tribune introduced Monday a new design for our print edition. After four months in creating the new design and templates for our first day, we had 24 hours to make any tweaks and print another day’s newspaper. Your feedback started early Monday morning and continued...
June 1, 2015 - 11:54pm
New design of the West Central Tribune launches in today's print edition
For more than 120 years, the West Central Tribune has been bringing our readers the news and information of Willmar and our region. Throughout that time, this newspaper has strived to improve and update our technology and design whenever needed. Today we are introducing an entirely...
June 1, 2015 - 12:57am