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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DULUTH — The Duluth man who raped an 89-year-old resident of the Edgewood Vista independent living facility in Hermantown, where he worked as a certified nursing assistant, has agreed to a settlement with the victim.
Willmar drive time Tuesday morning behind the city plows. The forecast for Willmar today is up to 3 inches of snow, with more overnight.
RANDALL, Minn. -- A train spilled fuel Thursday morning along Highway 10 in this central Minnesota town, but a fire crew that responded said the spill was considerably smaller than...
ST. PAUL - Willmar’s wrestling team lost 42-21 to Hasting this morning in the quarterfinal match in the Class AAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center. The Cardinals (19-4) now move on to a 11 a.m. matchup against Maple Grove (19-15) in the consolation semi-final. Hastings (27-8) moves on to a 1 p.m. semi-final matchup against top-ranked Apple Valley (31-0).
ST. PAUL - Willmar’s wrestling team defeated Maple Grove 36-26 Thursday morning in the consolation semi-final match in the Class AAA State Wrestling Tournament at Xcel Energy Center. The Cardinals (20-4) will now wrestle Moorhead (21-4) at 5 p.m. today for the consolation championship. Moorhead defeated St. Paul Tartan to advance to the consolation championship.
ST. PAUL - The Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle Valley/Montevideo United wrestling team lost 46-12 to Simley Thurday morning in the quarterfinal match in the Class AA State Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center. United (28-5) now moves on to a 1 p.m. match against Totino-Grace (16-6) in the consolation semi-finals. Totino-Grace lost 32-25 in its quarterfinal match to Kasson-Mantorville. Simley (24-3) moves on to a 1 p.m. semi-final matchup against Kasson-Mantorville (24-6).
The Section 3A boys swimming diving prelims event scheduled for tonight at Hutchinson Middle School has been postponed due to the approaching snow storm. Diving prelims for Willmar and other 3A teams will be held Friday at Hutchinson Middle School, 1365 South Grade Road, in Hutchinson.
The Section 3A boys hockey game between Willmar and Windom scheduled for tonight in Willmar has been postponed due to the approaching snow storm. Willmar and Windom will play their section game at 3 p.m. Friday at Willmar Civic Center, 2707 Arena Drive NE, Willmar.
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