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Rep. Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Video: Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held in Benson
Hearing Tuesday on appointing or electing Kandiyohi County officers
Judge orders change, Minn. sex offender program remains same
Collin Peterson to announce Monday whether he’ll seek re-election
Boys Basketball: BBE rallies in 2nd half to win Class A title
College Baseball: Ridgewater nearly beats top-ranked Iowa Western
Men's basketball: Badgers knock Gophers out of tournament
Girls basketball: NLS tops Sauk in OT to earn spot at state
Twins extend contract for closer Perkins
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
Quiznos files for bankruptcy protection
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
Bach — Smith
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Louis Ronald Steffens
Robert "Bob" Terhell
Editorial: Dayton’s reasoning wrong on this issue
Letter: Stop the Keystone Pipeline
Letter: Recycle at school sports events
Letter: Misconceptions about wolves
Letter: Conventional wisdom vs. truth
April 30, 2012
Street improvement assessment scheduled June 4
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee has voted to recommend the council set June 4 as the date for the 2012 street improvement assessment hearing. City Public Works Director Holly Wilson said city staff is preparing the amounts that will be assessed...
news / local
April 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
DNR seeks comments on environmental assessment worksheet for the Minnesota Falls Dam Removal Project
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments until July 27 on an environmental assessment worksheet that was prepared for a project to remove the Minnesota Falls Dam located on the Minnesota River in Yellow Medicine and Chippewa counties. The...
news / region
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 6, 2011
Extension educators advise on assessing hail-damaged corn, beans
ST. PAUL -- Recent storms damaged crops in an area from Lyon through Renville counties. Corn in this area had seven to eight leaf collars when damaged, and soybean had three to five fully developed trifoliolate leaves. According to University of Minnesota Extension agronomist Jeff...
news / region
July 6, 2011 - 1:18pm
December 17, 2010
New London votes to keep 2011 levy flat
NEW LONDON -- The New London City Council voted 3-2 Wednesday to keep the 2011 tax rate the same as this year. The general fund levy of $198,000 for next year is a couple hundred dollars less than the 2010 levy. The zero percent levy increase will mean a tax cut for many New London...
news / local
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Assessment set for Diamond Lake project
ATWATER -- Following a brief project update and public hearing Friday night in Atwater, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners unanimously approved the base assessment rate for the first phase of the Diamond Lake sanitary sewer project. The $2,395,120 total assessment that's being charged...
news / local
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Schools hold their ground in state tests; improvement seen for some
Minnesota's public schools and their students seem to have held steady this year in the state's assessment of how well the schools are teaching reading and math. Statewide, the number of schools that are listed as making adequate yearly progress was about the same, but students'...
news / local / region
August 11, 2010 - 1:26am
April 3, 2010
Preliminary flood damage assessment tops $14M
news / state
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
Renville County down under
Their Chevrolet Malibu comes to a stop in yet another farm yard and a golden Labrador suddenly emerges. Bruce Bloomgren cautiously cracks open the car door. "Let's see if this dog is friendly,'' he said as the dog shoves its snout into the car and onto his lap in answer to the question. Farm-by-farm...
region / news / extra
December 5, 2009 - 8:00am
July 15, 2009
County officials survey damage; trees appear hardest hit
SPICER -- Eight to 10 homes, garages and sheds in Spicer had roof damage from Tuesday's storm, according to a report from Kandiyohi County Emergency Management. In addition, an assessment of the damage indicated "lots of devastating tree damage," said Kim Lindahl, deputy director...
news / local
July 15, 2009 - 11:11pm