Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
Friesen joins Christianson
Barn Theatre hires Day
Citizens Alliance Bank welcomes Lalim
Edina Realty welcomes Block
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
Strong winds bringing winter back in a hurry to west central Minnesota on Saturday
WILLMAR -- Winter is on its way back in a hurry. Blustery conditions are expected throughout the region on Saturday, with winds strong enough to snap small branches expected in western Minnesota. Winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts to around 45 mph are expected in the area....
November 25, 2011 - 4:54pm
Scrimp or splurge: Financial counselors advise a consumer reality check
WILLMAR -- Scrimp or splurge? As shoppers flock to the stores today for the holiday opener, financial counselors urge a reality check. Consumers...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
November 15, 2011
West Central Minn. wind advisory starts at 11 a.m., gusts to 45 mph today
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today for west central and southwestern Minnesota. The area includes locations along and south of a line from Morris to Willmar to Owatonna. A cold front will move across the region, with strong...
November 15, 2011 - 9:07am
October 18, 2011
Colder today and Wednesday, overnight frost likely
WILLMAR -- A northerly flow of air across the upper Midwest region will keep high temperatures today and Wednesday in the middle to upper 40s. The National Weather Service expects light rain, and possibly snow flurries, across central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin today and...
October 18, 2011 - 10:33am
October 7, 2011
West Central Minn. in wind advisory, red flag warning today
WILLMAR -- West central Minnesota is in both a wind advisory and a red flag warning today, according to the National Weather Service. The wind advisory remains in effect until 10 p.m. as strong southerly winds will pick up to 30 to 35 mph. Gusts are expected to exceed 50 mph in the...
October 7, 2011 - 9:20am
October 5, 2011
Weather Service expands, extends red flag warning today, Thursday
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has expanded the red flag warning to include much of central and south central Minnesota and has been extended until 7 p.m. Thursday. The warning area includes almost all of Minnesota, except the southeast and northeast corners of the state,...
October 5, 2011 - 9:04am
September 15, 2011
Letter: Finding strength in support
On Sept. 11, I attended a cross-denominational prayer service hosted by the Willmar Area Faith at Work organization.
September 15, 2011 - 12:00am
September 13, 2011
Freeze warning issued, temperature to drop to 28 Wednesday night
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for much of central and south central Minnesota for Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. The Weather Service is expecting a low temperature of 28 degrees overnight in Willmar and low temps in the upper 20s and...
September 13, 2011 - 3:44pm
September 10, 2011
Worship Sunday morning at the Willmar Civic Center
A group of eight Willmar churches will conduct a joint worship service 10 a.m.
September 10, 2011 - 12:00am
Ecumenical service 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area Ministerial Association will host an ecumenical prayer service at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Church of St. Mary, 713 12th St. SW., in Willmar. The special 9/11 anniversary service is called "A day and a decade: A service of remembrance and thanksgiving." The...
September 10, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Weather Service issues small stream flood advisory for Pope, Kandiyohi, Meeker counties
Update 9:45 a.m.: Weather Service issues small stream flood advisory for Pope, Kandiyohi, Meeker counties WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a small stream flood advisory for eastern Pope County and northern Kandiyohi and Meeker counties until 11 this morning. According...
August 1, 2011 - 9:05am
July 20, 2011
Madison, Minn., registers heat index of 124 degrees, some relief is coming Thursday
WILLMAR -- According to statistics from the National Weather Service, Madison registered a heat index of 124 degrees around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, tying two other cities for the top heat and humidity honors. NWS statistics showed that Roseville and Madelia also reached heat index values...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00pm
July 7, 2011
20,000 acres of crops damaged in Renville County, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Farm Service Agency officials estimate that 20,000 acres of crops were damaged by the hail and high winds that tracked across Renville...
July 7, 2011 - 9:00am
July 1, 2011
Line of thunderstorms could rumble through west central Minnesota this afternoon
WILLMAR -- Residents in West Central Minnesota should pay attention to the potential for thunderstorms later today, according to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen. An approaching front is expected to trigger storms along a line east of Little Falls to Redwood Falls, most...
July 1, 2011 - 10:11am
June 30, 2011
Hot and steamy today, heat advisory from noon to midnight
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service forecasts high temperatures in the mid-90s today and has a heat advisory in place from noon to midnight for much of south and central Minnesota. The hot and humid conditions will include high temperatures and dew points well into the 70s, creating...
June 30, 2011 - 9:37am