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February 16, 2016
Daren Swenson, vice president of facility operations for Correctional Corporation of America, stands at one of the cells in the medical center of the Appleton prison. Inmates being treated in the prison or awaiting transport to another medical center were housed in the cells in the center. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Prairie Correctional Facility waits at the ready
February 16, 2016 - 12:12am
January 14, 2016
The Appleton prison has sat empty since Minnesota and other governments removed prisoners from it in 2010. (TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO)
Dayton rejects plan to reopen Appleton prison
January 14, 2016 - 1:55pm
Samantha Leno, left, volunteered as make-up artist for “Xenos,’’ and used her Ojibwa heritage as inspiration for design. She plays the lead role of a local who falls in love with one of the aliens played by Roy Hanley. (SUBMITTED)
Short film produced in Appleton prompts discussion on societal issues
January 14, 2016 - 10:53am
January 5, 2016
Kelly Lilee Petersen
Appleton woman sentenced for having sex with juvenile
January 5, 2016 - 10:15pm
December 14, 2015
Diane and Ron Fagen share a laugh while hosting a press conference Monday regarding their gift to Pioneer Television. They will build a new, 15,000 square foot headquarters and studio as a gift to the public television system. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Pioneer Public Television to move headquarters, studio to Granite Falls
December 14, 2015 - 11:20pm
Pioneer Public TV moving headquarters to Granite Falls
December 14, 2015 - 12:49pm
November 18, 2015
Woman gets out of vehicle stuck in water-filled ditch
November 18, 2015 - 11:28pm
November 4, 2015
Kelly Peterson
Appleton woman pleads guilty to criminal sex charge
November 4, 2015 - 11:11am
October 24, 2015
Capitol Chatter: Hurdles remain to reopen private prison
October 24, 2015 - 12:26am
State honors area law enforcement agencies for outreach
October 24, 2015 - 12:04am
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