Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
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
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
May 14, 2012
Marcils give $1 million to Concordia's Offutt School of Business
MOORHEAD - Concordia's new Offutt School of Business is getting a million-dollar boost. William and Jane Marcil, whose family owns Forum Communications...
May 14, 2012 - 10:24am
April 29, 2011
William and wife now duke, duchess of Cambridge
LONDON (AP) -- Prince William and Kate Middleton got their first royal wedding present from the queen on Friday: the titles Duke and Duchess...
April 29, 2011 - 7:35am
Watch coverage highlights of the Royal Wedding
Watch coverage highlights of the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on wctrib.com. You can view video highlights of the Royal...
April 29, 2011 - 4:00am
November 11, 2010
Former addict urges parents to say 'yes' to talking about drugs with their teens
It's time to say "yes" to our teenage children by opening up and talking about alcohol and other drug use, according to William C.
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2010
Willmar man dies in water-related incident on northern Minnesota lake
PARK RAPIDS - A Willmar man died Wednesday following a water-related incident on a Hubbard County lake in northern Minnesota. Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7:38 p.m. Wednesday of a possible drowning in Lower Bottle Lake in Lake Emma Township. Lower Bottle...
August 12, 2010 - 4:54pm
August 25, 2009
William Dowdell of Willmar wins Auto Racing Challenge for Sharpie 500 race
William Dowdell of Willmar is the local winner of the Wctrib.com's Auto Racing Challenge in the Sharpie 500 held Aug.
August 25, 2009 - 12:00pm
March 19, 2009
The first name of William Fenske was listed incorrectly in Wednesday's editorial.
March 19, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Editorial: Hospital board has a decision to make
The Rice Memorial Hospital Board faces a decision today on the next chief executive officer for the regional hospital located in Willmar. Fortunately, the board has two excellent finalists. Thus, the decision will be beneficial to the hospital, the city and west central Minnesota. The...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
William Anderson June 13, 1940 - Jan. 5, 2009
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. -- William "Bill" R. Anderson, 68, of Crystal Lake died Monday at Centegra Hospital in McHenry, Ill. The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Holy Apostles in McHenry. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Colonial Funeral Home in McHenry...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
Larson says budget issues are not black and white
WILLMAR -- An economic downturn that could bring federal and state budget cuts to county programs will be the biggest challenge facing Kandiyohi County in 2009.
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
Graves says it's time for a change on County Board
WILLMAR -- William Graves said he will bring a "new way to listen" to people, fresh ideas and a "willingness to do the job" if he's elected to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. The first-time political candidate said he will also bring what many constituents are telling...
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Editorial: Re-elect Larson, Peterson to county seats
Kandiyohi County District 2 voters have a commissioner choice between incumbent Richard Larson of Willmar or first-time candidate William Graves of Willmar. District 4 incumbent Dennis Peterson is running unopposed. The District 2 race is really a choice between a 12-year county...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Gravel pits and budget among issues Larson, Graves debate
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Commissioner Richard Larson and his challenger for the District 2 seat, William Graves, responded to questions about budget cuts, gravel pits and county buildings during an hour-long debate Tuesday in Willmar. There was little disagreement between the...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
April 29, 2008
Bill Strom returns for second interview today for Willmar superintendent
WILLMAR -- William Strom, the superintendent of Mountain Lake Public Schools, will be in Willmar today to begin a second round of interviews for the Willmar superintendent job. Strom will be available to answer questions from the public from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. today in the rehearsal...
April 29, 2008 - 12:00am