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August 18, 2016
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Jonathan Burns, director of public affairs for prison owner Corrections Corporation of America, looks down one of the silent hallways leading to inmate cells and programming areas within the Appleton facility in this February file photo.
Lawmakers speculate price of Appleton prison could drop with federal phase-out of private facilities
August 18, 2016 - 7:51pm
July 29, 2016
The scene of the crash. (Submitted)
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
July 29, 2016 - 11:40am
July 12, 2016
Letter: Are you really ready for Trump?
July 12, 2016 - 2:01am
July 11, 2016
Pelicans hunt for food in the waters below the Marsh Lake dam. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
DNR seeks comments on Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project
July 11, 2016 - 12:57am
July 7, 2016
'Appleton option' to reopen western Minn. private prison stays the course
July 7, 2016 - 12:12am
June 27, 2016
Appleton man’s design a finalist for state park license plate
June 27, 2016 - 3:52pm
June 21, 2016
Appleton native and Lac qui Parle Valley graduate J.D. Struxness, right, competes in steer wrestling during the weeklong College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming. Struxness won the national championship wrestling four steers in a combined 18.1 seconds, one second better than his Northwestern Oklahoma State University teammate Jacob Eldred, of State Center, Iowa. Photo by Dan Hubbell.
Appleton native is top bulldogger in nation
June 21, 2016 - 11:58pm
June 2, 2016
Musician Jerry Ostensoe performs Thursday during a celebration following the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Pioneer Television studio and headquarters in Granite Falls. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)play button
Television drama moves to the valley
June 2, 2016 - 11:34pm
May 27, 2016
Kandiyohi Power Cooperative is among the state’s utilities which have built solar gardens for customers interested in supporting renewable energy, but not interested in building and maintaining their own systems. The local cooperative has 140 solar panels in its garden, 90 of which are currently contracted for by customers. RAND MIDDLETON/TRIBUNE
Solar sprouting in Southwest Minnesota
May 27, 2016 - 11:16pm
May 12, 2016
Hope, left, and Andrew Schmidt play the central roles of Damon and Pythias, heroine and hero, of “The Spirit of Appleton: In Search of the Stories that Shape Us.’’ (PHOTOS BY TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)play button
Walking theater event offers a look at the stories that shaped Appleton
May 12, 2016 - 9:38am
April 30, 2016
The Minnesota House of Representatives approved an omnibus bill Friday that includes an amendment to reopen the 1,600-bed Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton. (TOM LARSON | TRIBUNE)
Reopening of Appleton prison still alive after Minnesota House vote
April 30, 2016 - 12:11am
April 24, 2016
Snapchat leads Appleton police to teen burglars
April 24, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 8, 2016
Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton.
Letter: Appleton facility has potential
April 8, 2016 - 3:00am
April 4, 2016
Lauren Carlson, holding Caleb Schmidt, and Caleb’s mother, Hope Schmidt, left, drop in for a treat last week at Allen’s Country Bakery. Owner Allen Tonak took their order. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)play button
The man behind Appleton’s ‘sweet spot’
April 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
Letter: Thank you Swift County residents
April 4, 2016 - 12:00am