Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: insidescoop.areavoices.com or the Tribune's blog at: westcentraltribune.areavoices.com.
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The announcement of child pornography charges and the person of interest connection came 26 years and 7 days after Jacob Wetterling was abducted on a warm Sunday night near St. Joseph along a rural Stearns County road. Minnesota paused to listen on many fronts. U.S.
Strong winds have developed this morning across west central Minnesota today behind a departing cold front. A high wind warning is in effect for much of west central Minnesota, particularly along and west of a line from Alexandria to Kandiyohi to Olivia to Clements.
The U.S. National Guard 's 682nd Engineering Battalion began its deployment convoy parade Thursday morning on U.S. Highway Business 71 . The unit traveled south through Willmar, then on the Highway 23 Bypass to Willmar High School where the unit's deployment ceremony was conducted. Tribune photo by Kelly Boldan
The Kandiyohi County-wide Housing Study will be presented at 3 p.m. today in the multi-purpose room at the Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. The meeting is open to the public. The study was prepared by Community Partners Research, Inc.
Famous L.A. Racing Pigs at Kandiyohi County Fair
RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early today. The National Weather Service, which issued a flood warning, said emergency services personnel in southern St. Croix County and northern Pierce County reported roads under water. Also under a flood warning were all of Dunn and Chippewa counties and northern Eau Claire County in Wisconsin. Some minor flooding was reported. The center of the heavy rainfall was the River Falls area, which is in both St. Croix and Pierce counties.
It was more than 65 years ago — June 25, 1950 — that North Korean tanks rolled acrossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea starting the Korean War. This...