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Chronic drunken drivers continue to traverse Minn. roads to put others at risk
In search of 'Dead Man's Curve': Minn.'s DOT uses data to find dangerous roads
New apartment complex for homeless veterans opening at Fort Snelling
Son pleads guilty to financial exploitation of mother in Clarkfield
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
Local Roundup: Card soccer sits atop CLC
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Prep Volleyball: Cards sweep Sartell to remain perfect in CLC
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
Wild thrilled Mikko Koivu keeping 'flag in the ground' three more years
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Raymond "Ray" Hyser
Gerald "Jerry Asche
Letter: Why do we honor traitors?
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
October 12, 2010
Letter: A commitment to baseball
It is nice to see all of the acknowledgements of the success of the tournament at the nice city-owned ball facilities. It should be noted that the games are played on Baker Diamond, not in a stadium.
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
This year's Minnesota State Fair festivities begin with a greeting from Spicer's mayor
When the Minnesota State Fair opened Thursday with a flag-raising ceremony and National Anthem, it was Spicer Mayor Denny Baker who gave the...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Letter: Frank Yanish for mayor
With the November general elections rapidly approaching, I'd like to offer a few words of support for mayoral candidate Frank Yanish, who's running in opposition to our present mayor, Les Heitke, who has filed for re-election.. As Yanish stated in an article in the Tribune on May...
June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
Letter: Our wasteful spending
Yes, Lee Paulson, I, like most patriotic Americans, will also be observing Memorial Day as a day of remembrance. And yes, I also don't like paying taxes, but that has been part of our culture since Biblical times. Even "Hagar the Horrible" didn't like paying taxes, but taxes are a...
May 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Plastic recycling expanding
The whipped topping containers, ice cream pails and yogurt, cottage cheese and margarine tubs that have been crowding kitchen cupboards -- and...
March 27, 2010 - 1:48pm
March 15, 2010
Requirement for hazardous waste could be harming the environment
WILLMAR -- A state system meant to track minimal quantities of hazardous materials that businesses bring to disposal facilities could be backfiring...
March 15, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Hotel Atwater renovation gets preliminary approval from council
ATWATER -- In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Atwater City Council agreed to seek bids to renovate the historic Hotel Atwater for use as a city hall, police department and library. A final vote on whether or not to actually proceed with the project will depend on how expensive the...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 8, 2010
Atwater moves up date for decision on Hotel Atwater
ATWATER -- Faced with a sooner-than-expected grant application deadline, the Atwater City Council has agreed to accelerate the pace for deciding whether or not to proceed with a $632,000 renovation of the historic Hotel Atwater. A community meeting to gain public input and direction...
February 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2010
ACGC boss: 'Small cuts are not cutting it',' district explores the option of a 4-day week to save cash,
ATWATER -- Sherri Broderius carries a manila envelope with the words "4 Day Week" printed in bold letters on the front. Inside the envelope...
February 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 30, 2010
Letter: Supporting free enterprise
I'd like to take this opportunity to respond to Warren Crackel's letter to the editor that appeared in the Jan. 27 edition of the Tribune. His lead-in suggests the Republicans are playing a "dangerous game" by threatening to thwart President Obama and his Mafia-inspired cohorts from...
January 30, 2010 - 12:00am
January 25, 2010
Decision expected in April on renovation of Hotel Atwater
ATWATER -- A virtual walk-through of what the historic Hotel Atwater could look like after $632,000 worth of renovations shows how the town's...
January 25, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Baker to serve as board chairman for Great Minnesota Get-Together
SPICER -- Mention the word "fair," and Denny Baker's eyes light up. It doesn't matter if it's one of the 38 county fairs he's visited or the...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
December 19, 2009
Letter: Dilemma on 41st Avenue
Apparently, the disappointment over the decision to close the access to westbound traffic at the intersection of Highway 71 and 41st Avenue hasn't gone away. I stopped by to visit a friend who owns a business on 41st Avenue, who also rents a building across the street to my daughter...
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Recommendation for City Council to delay penalties for Green Mill's liquor violations
WILLMAR -- Representatives of Willmar's Green Mill Restaurant are asking the City Council to delay civil penalties for serving alcohol to a minor...
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am
November 10, 2009
MUC officials glum as they discuss effect of Big Stone II demise; Willmar's loss in the doomed project is $900,000
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission members were glum over the demise of the Big Stone II power plant project compared with the upbeat prospect expressed two weeks ago that another partner could be found to replace the project's principal backer. During the Oct. 26...
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am