Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house
NDSU students feel safe despite high-profile crimes in recent years
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Felon accused of counterfeiting scheme, Hastings police say
Local Roundup: Card soccer sits atop CLC
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Prep Volleyball: Cards sweep Sartell to remain perfect in CLC
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
Wild thrilled Mikko Koivu keeping 'flag in the ground' three more years
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
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
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Gerald "Jerry Asche
Gertrude L. Breen
Doris E. Thompson
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
October 29, 2016
Section football: Lakeview withstands YME comeback
GRANITE FALLS -- YME was stopped deep in Lakeview territory twice in the fourth quarter, and the Lakers escaped with a 13-9 win in the Section...
October 29, 2016 - 4:55pm
October 17, 2015
Letter: The time is now to support YME
I feel our school district is in trouble. Growing up in Clarkfield, even as a young girl, I could always see the animosity between Granite Falls and Clarkfield. There has always been this unnecessary hatred between the two cities that goes back many years. I feel it...
October 17, 2015 - 1:00am
October 15, 2015
Letter: YME students deserve good schools
Our children are our future. I think everyone agrees with this statement, no matter what side of the school issue you are on. I did not grow up in this school district so maybe I do not completely understand the animosity, but I have lived in the Yellow Medicine/Chippewa County...
October 15, 2015 - 1:00am
May 7, 2015
It starts with art in west central Minnesota
Jade Roszak wants to study graphic arts in college. She’s narrowed her schools of choice to Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall...
May 7, 2015 - 9:20am
March 12, 2015
Girls basketball: Fairmont blasts YME in Section 3AA final
MARSHALL — Fairmont’s defense was too much for Yellow Medicine East Thursday as the Cardinals upended YME 73-45 in the Section 3AA championship...
March 12, 2015 - 11:17pm
August 27, 2013
Yellow Medicine County, Minn., mulling major project at aged courthouse
GRANITE FALLS — Black mold is a chronic problem in the offices for Countryside Public Health, where tight quarters in the basement of the Yellow...
August 27, 2013 - 11:26pm
June 10, 2013
YME prevails in lawsuit over health and safety work
GRANITE FALLS -- The Court of Appeals provided the Yellow Medicine East School District a complete victory in a lawsuit filed by two taxpayers over $10 million worth of health and safety improvements the district made. District taxpayers Scott Wintz and Patrick McCoy had challenged...
June 10, 2013 - 11:36pm
November 29, 2012
Instrumental music instructor at YME gets by with a little help from her online friends
GRANITE FALLS -- High school music instructors are not on the endangered species list, but tight budgets and declining enrollments have reduced...
November 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Judgment in taxpayer suit spares YME School Dist. from worst
GRANITE FALLS -- A judgment in a taxpayers' lawsuit against the Yellow Medicine East School District spares it the costly and complicated task of unraveling more than $2.8 million worth of facilities improvements found to have been improperly funded. But the judgment issued June...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 22, 2011
Letter: A waste of school money
I have read with interest the article regarding the lawsuit against Yellow Medicine East. The only facts I have are those written in this article. I would believe Mr. McCoy and Mr. Wintz should file for the school board and hope to get elected rather than spending their money and...
January 22, 2011 - 9:00am
January 20, 2011
Schools closing west and south of Willmar due to weather
WILLMAR -- Schools to the west and south of the Willmar area are closing as blowing and drifting snow makes travel dangerous this morning. The BOLD schools announced a 9 a.m. closing, followed by 10:30 a.m. closings posted for the Dawson-Boyd, Lac qui Parle Valley, RCW, Montevideo,...
January 20, 2011 - 9:58am
January 18, 2011
Unique mental health program will expire unless Legislature extends grant
For a rural student who has mental health issues, just getting to appointments with a mental health professional whose office is miles away can...
January 18, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
YME, BBE and KMS approve school operating levies
WILLMAR -- Voters appear to have approved operating levies in the Yellow Medicine East, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg school districts. According to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's website, voters in YME approved the levy by a 1,554 to 1,092...
November 3, 2010 - 9:33am
September 27, 2010
Reconfiguration of buildings may result from YME upgrades
GRANITE FALLS -- The two-year project to upgrade and renovate the Yellow Medicine East school buildings could lead to a reconfiguration of grades in the district, according to Superintendent Al Stoeckman. He said the district is studying the possibility of adopting the middle school...
September 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 31, 2010
'Silver for soldiers' challenge seeks to benefit troops from the region
OLIVIA -- There's no place like home, especially when it comes wrapped in a package and reaches you in a faraway land. "It's a real morale booster,''...
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am