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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 20, 2017
MN private prison remains in discussion, but without money
ST. PAUL—A closed western Minnesota private prison would be allowed to take state prisoners under a proposal in front of legislative budget...
April 20, 2017 - 5:27pm
April 16, 2017
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
APPLETON - For a former Boy Scout who cut his outdoor teeth as part of a search-and-rescue team based on Alaska's Kodiak Island, this subject...
April 16, 2017 - 3:51pm
April 13, 2017
Rep. Peterson to appear tonight on Pioneer Public TV live broadcast
APPLETON—Seventh District Congressman Collin Peterson is scheduled to be the guest on the live broadcast "Your Legislators" at 8 p.m. today on Pioneer Public Television. The program also can be viewed via Facebook Live on the Pioneer Public TV Facebook page. Viewers will be...
April 13, 2017 - 10:23am
April 4, 2017
House approves Appleton prison bill
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at reopening the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton,...
April 4, 2017 - 5:41pm
March 30, 2017
Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
DAWSON — Doug Woolverton performs at famous venues around the world, alongside talent that most recently included Aretha Franklin, and...
March 30, 2017 - 8:02am
March 21, 2017
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in Appleton
SAINT PAUL - A coalition of religious and civil rights organizations will continue to oppose legislation that calls for the State of Minnesota...
March 21, 2017 - 11:49pm
March 11, 2017
Legislators hopeful for Appleton prison legislation
APPLETON — Local legislators are hopeful legislation will be approved this session calling on the state of Minnesota to either lease or...
March 11, 2017 - 6:37am
January 7, 2017
2016 Year in Review: Other top stories
Summer weather brought many storms The year started with the Winter That Wasn't — an El Nino weather pattern that brought uncommonly warm...
January 7, 2017 - 6:10am
December 6, 2016
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
LAS VEGAS — The City of Lights has been good to Tanner Aus and J.D. Struxness, two Central Minnesota cowboys. Aus is just a year removed...
December 6, 2016 - 8:51pm
November 14, 2016
Pioneer Public Television welcomes new staff
APPLETON — Four new staff members have joined Pioneer Public Television. Cindy Dorn has accepted a position as producer. Originally from...
November 14, 2016 - 3:15pm
Marsh Lake restoration project partners to break ground
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District; the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; and the Upper Minnesota...
November 14, 2016 - 7:00am
November 5, 2016
Brian Wojtalewicz letter: Beware deceptive attacks on DFLers
I'm very tired of the unfair, deceptive attacks on Andrew Falk, Mary Sawatzky and Lyle Koenen by Republican dark money outfits. MNsure only...
November 5, 2016 - 10:06am
October 10, 2016
Corps awards $5.9 million contract for Marsh Lake environmental restoration
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has awarded a $5.9 million contract to RTS Shearing, LLC, of Jamestown,...
October 10, 2016 - 4:30am
September 14, 2016
Pioneer TV web series shares answers collected from wide range of men
APPLETON -- Asking men in rural Minnesota to talk openly about their masculinity is generally considered a surefire conversation stopper. Brendan...
September 14, 2016 - 11:50pm
August 29, 2016
U.S. immigration agency to review private prison deals; shares slide
WASHINGTON—Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Monday that he directed his advisory council to evaluate whether the agency should continue to contract with private prisons, news that hit shares of private prison operators. Immigration and Customs...
August 29, 2016 - 3:51pm