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August 12, 2018
Kowalski's Market CEO Kris Kowalski Christiansen and her mom, Mary Kowalski, pose for a photo at their Woodbury store on July 19. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Five years after tragedy, Jim Kowalski's daughter keeps his legacy alive
August 12, 2018 - 7:00am
July 31, 2018
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The Willmar Area Chamber of Commerce heard a presentation this week on the local option sales tax that will be on the ballot in November. Revenue from the 0.5 percent tax would be used to fund six projects, including a recreation center, athletic fields and a new community center.
Willmar Chamber hears local option sales tax pitch
July 31, 2018 - 7:58pm
July 29, 2018
Child care changes 'a good step forward'
July 29, 2018 - 10:00pm
July 27, 2018
Woodland Camo (source: gloryboats.com)
Arkansas company builds boats for your eternal send-off
July 27, 2018 - 11:39am
July 16, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneJessica Christensen uses her laptop outside of the Goodness Coffee House on Litchfield Avenue in downtown Willmar Wednesday. Community members aim to restart the city’s participation in the Minnesota Main Street program, which works to preserve the vibrance of downtown historic areas across the state.
Looking to future of downtown Willmar: City seeks board to lead Main Street program participation
July 16, 2018 - 6:16am
July 6, 2018
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The Raymond/Prinsburg News, a weekly newspaper serving the communities of Raymond and Prinsburg in Kandiyohi County, published its final edition July 4. Publishers Ted and Kari Jo Almen explained to readers in a front-page column that the paper has not been profitable since they acquired it.
The News ends its run
July 6, 2018 - 5:07pm
July 2, 2018
Inventor Greg Amundson holds a spool of InstraTrim, a caulking alternative he developed that is soon to be sold at Walmart, in his garage/lab in Scandia, Minn. on Wednesday, June 27. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota man invents new way to seal cracks then seals deal with major retailer
July 2, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 26, 2018
Report: Small businesses increasingly wary of fraud
June 26, 2018 - 9:24pm
May 10, 2018
Kerri Kolstad, the owner of Wahoo Adventures, paddles with her dog, Addy, on Lake Superior at Temperance State Park the day of the solar eclipse 2017. Photo courtesy Kerri Kolstad
Forgot how to get outside and play? Minn. woman's new venture will teach you
May 10, 2018 - 10:02am
April 27, 2018
Katie Pinke
A positive look at those 'annoying' friends in direct sales
April 27, 2018 - 3:50pm
April 6, 2018
The carder machine takes the raw fiber and separates and combs the material for felting at Dakota Fiber Mill in Kindred. David Samson / Forum News Service
Fiber mill's new felting machine weaves much to be desired
April 6, 2018 - 7:23pm
Report: Minnesota-based grocer Supervalu considers selling
April 6, 2018 - 3:39pm
April 3, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Neil Peseke, 85, holds a 1957 photo of a crew that harvested rough fish from Lac qui Parle Lake in the winter. He is the fifth man from the left on the photo, and the only one remaining of the group. He is among the locals who frequent the Milan Beach Resort cafe.
Tradition reigns on shores of Lac qui Parle as third generation operates Milan Beach Resort
April 3, 2018 - 5:39am
March 27, 2018
Ryan Browne and his wife Lindsey Baris are busy making maple syrup at Rising Sun Farm outside of River Falls. Rising Sun Farm has been in operation for 40 years; Browne and Baris took over from Ryan's dad Roger. Sara Tischauser / Forum News Service
Maple syrup season begins: Wisconsin couple works together to produce sweet treat
March 27, 2018 - 2:40pm
March 9, 2018
This undated photo shows the fleet of trucks ready for loading outside of the Tuffy's Pet Foods plant not long after the plant began operation.
Photo courtesy of Tuffy's Pet Foods
'You have to be a little bit crazy': Family shares struggles that built Tuffy's, KLN Brands
March 9, 2018 - 2:24pm
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