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National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment

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August 25, 2016
Brian Edwards / Tribune

The Church of St. Patrick in Kandiyohi, which will close its doors Saturday, is the oldest church community in Kandiyohi County.
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
4 hours 18 min ago
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Mayor Rick Groothuis, left, and curator Gwen Jaenisch will welcome visitors to the Maynard Museum during its grand opening Saturday morning. It’s housed in the 1915-built bank building downtown, which was given to the city by Ron and Diane Fagen.
Small town Maynard has big story to tell
5 hours 43 min ago
August 24, 2016
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Dylan Dambroten, from left, Gregg Dambroten and Ryan Dambroten walk Wednesday evening in the basement of what was the Hawk Creek Lutheran Church in rural Sacred Heart. They are among area residents who came to see the remains of the fire-damaged church as work began to raze and remove it.
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
August 24, 2016 - 11:50pm
Renville County selects new administrator
August 24, 2016 - 7:27pm
Crews respond to house fire in Redwood County
August 24, 2016 - 3:10pm
August 23, 2016
Tribune file photo

A recent court decision requires the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company to honor a contract making the Glacial Plains Cooperative its exclusive grain handler.
Judge orders Benson ethanol company to comply with grain handling contract
August 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
A crowd gathers Tuesday for a candlelight vigil in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins. 
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Hundreds gather in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl
August 23, 2016 - 11:16pm
Zachary Todd Anderson has been booked in the Crow Wing County Jail Saturday on suspicion of first-degree murder and kidnapping of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins, Minnesota.   Booking photo/Crow Wing County Jail
Wednesday: Zachary T. Anderson: Family friend sexually assaulted 5-year-old Watkins girl before killing her
August 23, 2016 - 9:33pm
Hwy. 23 detour to end Friday between Clara City, Raymond
August 23, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 22, 2016
Former deputy argues statement wrongfully obtained
August 22, 2016 - 11:30pm
Normal traffic resumes on Nest Lake Bridge
August 22, 2016 - 8:10pm
For second time in month, Minnesotan charged with fleeing police
August 22, 2016 - 7:56pm
Zachary Todd Anderson has been booked in the Crow Wing County Jail Saturday on suspicion of first-degree murder and kidnapping of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl of Watkins, Minnesota.   Booking photo/Crow Wing County Jail
Suspect in Watkins 5-year-old's death expected in court Tuesday morning
August 22, 2016 - 7:46pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Board members for the Bluenose Gopher Brewery launched a capital campaign to make it the region's first craft brewery based on the cooperative model. The brewery will be located along the Minnesota River in Granite Falls, hometown of the late Andrew Volstead, remembered for his legislation making farmer cooperatives possible and prohibition. Board members are, from left, Tim Beckman, Sarina Otaibi, Mary Gillespie, Andrew Hodny and Glenn Gelhar.
Craft brewer launches capital campaign for Granite Falls location
August 22, 2016 - 4:44pm
Bird Island woman to serve 42 months for stealing $1.7 million from employer
August 22, 2016 - 3:56pm