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October 22, 2015
Appleton Mayor Chadwick Syltie tells a legislative task force Wednesday that his community is ready for a privately owned prison. With him is  Swift County Commissioner Gary Hendrickx. (DON DAVIS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Plan to house state inmates in Appleton's shuttered prison gains new support
October 22, 2015 - 10:33am
October 9, 2015
Economic tipping point triggers prison campaign
October 9, 2015 - 10:10pm
September 25, 2015
Prairie Correctional Facility at Appleton is shown Friday.  Swift County has hired a Twin Cities public relations firm to help sell the Legislature on leasing, or maybe even buying, the empty west central Minnesota facility. Tom Larson | Tribune
Appleton prison supporters want state inmates
September 25, 2015 - 10:53pm
September 1, 2015
Fire Boss 885 pilot Keaton Mitchell on relief for pilot Don MacDonald scoops water on Bull Lake in Montana. Aero Spray started as an agricultural spraying company in 1988 in Appleton. (Renee Lund | Aero Scoop | Submitted)
Appleton firm fights western fires
September 1, 2015 - 9:23am
August 20, 2015
Shar Jorgenson of Starbuck presents her popular trunk and demo show “Quiltng from the Heartland” early Thursday afternoon at the Swift County Fair in Appleton. Two more shows are scheduled for today. The fair runs through Sunday. (Rand Middleton | Tribune)
A fair in Appleton
August 20, 2015 - 11:38pm
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Video: A mighty fair day in Appleton
August 20, 2015 - 3:40pm
July 28, 2015
Ron Meiyen with Wiesner Construction of Clear Lake, South Dakota, guides pouring concrete Tuesday for a $19 million project at the Farmer’s Cooperative Elevator site in Montevideo. The Hanley Falls Farmers Elevator Cooperative and West-Con are expanding their respective Montevideo and Appleton facilities to take advantage of the markets they can reach with the TC & W Rail line. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Shifting the continental divide of grain
July 28, 2015 - 11:40pm
January 21, 2015
Update: Man arrested after standoff at Appleton Meat Center
January 21, 2015 - 10:45pm
January 5, 2015
Rachel Bakeberg, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, right, was back to work immediately after the June 23 fire, continuing to operate in a portion of the building spared damage. Friends are hosting a fundraising auction from 4 to 8 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Appleton VFW to help the veterinarian continue her practice. (TRIBUNE/File photo)
After fire, community campaigns to save veterinary clinic
January 5, 2015 - 9:44pm
Municipal election results
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
November 3, 2014
Appleton man and woman injured as result of Murdock crash
November 3, 2014 - 4:53pm
October 30, 2014
Letter: DFL made positive change
October 30, 2014 - 9:00am
October 3, 2014
October 3, 2014 - 11:41pm
October 2, 2014
Photo courtesy of Anne Queenan
Krisit Ferhnolz, the featured artist for the 2014 Meander Upper Minnesota River Arts Crawl this weekend, brings the prairie to life with her images that capture its blurred shapes and forms. “I think I show people with a camera things they can’t see with their eyes …’’’ she said.
Opening our eyes on the prairie
October 2, 2014 - 9:36am
September 22, 2014
Ken and Brenda Novotny, of Germantown, Tennessee, are originally from west central Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Tragedy strikes family twice
September 22, 2014 - 11:30pm