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Blizzard warning in effect today
Speaker: Give back ‘vast majority’ of surplus
Handgun permits down after ’13 spike
Six cops lift 2-ton van off trapped woman
Girls Basketball: NLS spreading the wealth
Vikings, Peterson re-open communication
Wild bringing former Gophers star Leopold back to Minnesota
Rubio’s triple-double not enough for Wolves
Prep Wrestling: Border West’s Sykora makes history
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Lola June Gay
Donna M. Vigil
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 21, 2010
Delta expands international service from Minneapolis
NEW YORK - Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday it is expanding its international service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport with the addition of a flight to Mexico City and more frequent trips to London and Paris. New nonstop service between Minneapolis and Mexico City...
news / state / business
June 21, 2010 - 2:09pm
June 18, 2010
Granite Falls air show to be a tribute to World War II veterans
GRANITE FALLS -- Pilots will be taking World War II vintage aircraft to the skies over Granite Falls to re-enact aerial fights of the 1940s, while others dressed in the Allied and German uniforms of the day will play their part by interacting with crowds on the ground. The 2010 Ray...
news / region
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
Letter: Minnesota needs clean air
Air quality in Minnesota is declining. Yet, Rep. Collin Peterson has introduced a "disapproval resolution" to take away the power of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate some of the gas emissions coming from smokestacks. I urge voters to call his office to request that...
opinion / letters
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
'Avatar,' 'The Hurt Locker' lead Oscar nominations
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.
February 2, 2010 - 9:00am
January 28, 2010
$11.6M estimate for ventilation upgrades at YME schools brings gasp, opposition from some
GRANITE FALLS -- A series of reports through the past decade have all recommended the Yellow Medicine East School District improve its buildings,...
news / region / education
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
World Opinion - On air travel fears:
An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the world: From The Associated Press On air travel fears: Air travel became the first casualty of the stunning terror attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. For many years after 9/11, airlines in the U.S. and around...
opinion / editorials
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
Bird-plane collisions may pass 10,000, a first
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reports of airplanes hitting birds and other wildlife have soared since a stricken US Airways jet landed last year in New York's Hudson River, and the government's tally for last year could reach or even exceed 10,000 for the first time. Serious accidents are climbing...
news / nation
January 12, 2010 - 9:15am
December 24, 2009
Airline offers travel waiver to passengers affected by storm
Delta/Northwest Airlines is offering to reschedule flights for passengers whose travel is affected by this week's blizzard. The travel waiver applies to passengers ticketed for travel Dec. 22-27 to, from or through 10 states, including North Dakota and Minnesota, according to the...
news / state
December 24, 2009 - 1:22pm
October 16, 2009
For Swift County VSO, a firsthand perspective
BENSON -- Fresh from a deployment near Iraq, Dave Barrett is back at his job helping Swift County veterans apply for benefit programs. Barrett,...
news / local / region
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
July 20, 2009
Minn. officer is one of two dead in fighter jet crash
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. (AP) -- Military officials have identified the two crew members killed when their North Carolina-based Air Force fighter jet crashed in eastern Afghanistan. A Department of Defense statement released Sunday identified the two as 27-year-old Capt....
news / state
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am
June 1, 2009
Air France plane hits turbulence and disappears
PARIS (AP) -- Air France says the Airbus jet that disappeared en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris sent an automatic signal indicating electrical problems while going through an area of strong turbulence. Air France says in a statement the plane that carried 228 on board "crossed...
news / world
June 1, 2009 - 7:00am
October 7, 2008
Beware of large dairy proposal
As a resident of Colorado and part-resident of Willmar, I noted a recent article published in the West Central Tribune regarding plans to build a 5,000-head dairy near the city limits of Willmar. If the residents of Willmar could all see a similar cow confinement operated by Con-Agra...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am