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Rail bypass funding, realignment loom large as Kandiyohi County concerns
Cyber attacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites
Willmar man charged with indecent exposure at the library
5 injured in Stearns County accident
Minnesota man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
College Volleyball: No. 3 Ridgewater strong in Crossover
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over Philly
WNBA admits big L.A. basket shouldn't have counted
NFL Previews: Vikings’ Bradford returns to Philly
Junior Hockey: Sloppy WarHawks fall to New Ulm
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Harold L. Wieber
Paul E. Biermann
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
Mark McNally letter: Westrom is a friend of education
June 16, 2012
Kandiyohi County: 'Where the lakes begin'
WILLMAR -- It's no secret that Minnesota boasts some of the most gorgeous natural scenery in the United States, due in large part to the state's...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
Family Energy FaceOff blog: Unplugged in the great outdoors
May 24, 2012 - 8:33am
May 15, 2012
Fisheries biologist to talk about low head dam removal, fishing
MONTEVIDEO -- Fisheries biologist Chris Domeier of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be the featured expert giving a presentation on the health of the fish in the Minnesota River at a special presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Montevideo/Chippewa County Public...
May 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 14, 2012
Reports abound of happy anglers in west central Minn.
WILLMAR -- The consensus is west central Minnesota's 2012 fishing opener experience was an unqualified success. Even those few folks who didn't...
May 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 30, 2012
Getting down to basics
April 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Increase in license fees closer for hunters, anglers but not yet law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota hunters and anglers could get their wish to pay higher license fees, but some House Republicans must be convinced first. "I think it is doable," Rep. Denny McNamara said of getting enough votes from fellow representatives, but it will be a tough job. Supporters...
April 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 19, 2012
Fishing under the bridge in New London, Minn.
April 19, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Willmar, Minn., to host workshop on invasive pests in rural landscapes
WILLMAR -- Willmar will host a workshop looking at five invasive species which may cause damage to rural areas such as ours. It will be from 1 to 4 p.m.
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Squid mystery shows up on shore of Alexandria (Minn.) lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- It began as a mystery. Last Friday afternoon, the Alexandria (Minn.) Echo Press received a call from a resident on South...
March 28, 2012 - 6:01am
March 23, 2012
Listening sessions identify quality-of-life goals in Upper Minnesota Valley region
GRANITE FALLS -- Partly in response to political gridlock, the Bush Foundation is sponsoring an initiative it calls InCommons. It promotes face-to-face...
March 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2012
Green Lake, Minn., ice out is earliest ever
SPICER -- The ice cover on Green Lake went out on Monday, the earliest in 115 years of record keeping. The March 19 ice out date beats a March 22 ice out recorded in 1987. Green Lake is the deepest body of water in Kandiyohi County, and consequently the last to be free of ice. Last...
March 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
'Listening session' to explore quality of life in upper Minnesota River Valley
GRANITE FALLS -- A public ''listening session'' will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bootleggers Supper Club, 1940 11th Avenue, Granite Falls. Area residents will discuss how to improve the quality of life in the Upper Minnesota Valley region. The session will take the form of...
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Minnesota hunters, anglers: Raise the license fees we pay
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 13, 2012
Diverse crowd on hand in Willmar, Minn., as officials discuss statewide biking opportunities
WILLMAR -- Mayors, public works directors and people who just like riding their bikes met Monday with state officials to discuss what could be...
March 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Minnesota wolf season proposal draws opponents
ST. PAUL -- Establishing wolf hunting and trapping seasons is popular among many at the Minnesota Legislature, but lawmakers are hearing from...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am