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Dog walker finds dead snowmobiler in rural SE Minn. town, police say
January 18, 2018 - 1:46pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Voters in Chippewa County have begun to return the first of the mail-in ballots in a special referendum to decide whether to make the positions of auditor/treasurer and recorder appointed rather than elected. Ballots must be received at the county courthouse on or before Feb. 13 to be counted.
All quiet as Chippewa County voters decide
January 18, 2018 - 11:03am
Tribune file photo

The front gate of the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton is shown in this undated file photo. A newly released architectural assessment provides costs for the state to purchase, upgrade and staff the facility, or to lease it. The privately owned prison has not held inmates since February 2010.
$196.5 million over 15 years: State gets price tag for buying, upgrading Appleton prison
January 17, 2018 - 6:35pm
A sign is posted to a utility pole along Second Avenue Northwest near the post office Wednesday, Jan. 17, in St. Joseph, Minn. Dave Schwarz / St. Cloud Times
White nationalist posters prominently posted in central Minn. town
January 18, 2018 - 1:33pm
Coyotes are often mistaken for wolves in this part of the Minnesota. This graphic shows the differences in sizes between the two animals. Graphic courtesy of the International Wolf Center
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
January 18, 2018 - 2:01pm
Jeff Magnuson
January 18, 2018 - 2:38pm
Records for Jan. 18
January 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

Fans help dry the soaked carpet on the third floor of the Willmar City Offices building after portions of its three floors were flooded by a water leak in October. The city is considering a project in 2018 to build a new city hall.
Willmar council begins discussion on new city hall
January 18, 2018 - 11:06am
Brainerd boys basketball coach Scott Stanfield walks near his team's bench during a game this season. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
January 17, 2018 - 8:35am
Michael Allen Chenoweth
Photo / Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Department
Accused burglars picked the wrong target: the Yellow Medicine County sheriff
December 29, 2017 - 5:56pm
A B-52H Stratofortress bomber prepares to land at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, on January 16, 2018.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger
In a rarity, the Air Force temporarily deploys three kinds of bombers to the Pacific
January 18, 2018 - 10:00am
Jerry Guevara Jr.
Prosecutors drop sexual assault charges against Minn. man who they hoped would give info on his brother
January 18, 2018 - 7:04am
Pamela Jean Harder
January 18, 2018 - 2:38pm
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
January 18, 2018 - 10:32am
Washington State Cougars quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) looks to throw during the first quarter against the Michigan State Spartans in the 2017 Holiday Bowl at SDCCU Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports
Police suspect suicide in death of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski
January 18, 2018 - 6:41am

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