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Minn. athletics fundraiser suspended over harassment accusation
U.S. takes 'full responsibility' for Manchester intelligence leaks, Tillerson says
The Trumps take their first official trip, and the world gets its first real look at the Trump marriage
Dubbed 'Houdini' for escaping execution 7 times, Alabama man put to death for 1982 murder-for-hire
Minn. Legislature and Gov. Dayton grind out compromise on $46 billion in spending
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Wild's owner sees no need to rebuild
Kunitz scores 2 as Penguins edge Sens in Game 7
Prep Baseball: Dragons blanked in season-ender
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Marlys J. Mithun
Editiorial: Remembrance and safety are key for this weekend
Navarrrette: Welcome to the information crisis
Thomas: Saudi Arabia's duplicity
Commentary: Focus on victims reward terrorists
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
May 19, 2017
Letter: Our vulnerable computers
Computer hack here. Computer hack there. Computer hack everywhere. In 1980 I was enrolled at Alexandria Vo-Tech studying computer programming....
May 19, 2017 - 8:17am
May 9, 2017
Regional wastewater plants recognized
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency awarded 327 wastewater treatment facilities across the state for outstanding permit compliance...
May 9, 2017 - 9:02am
April 20, 2017
Letter: Puzzling state budget decisions
I watch the budget work of our state legislators with furrowed brow. I am having trouble understanding why most programs are facing cuts when we have a current surplus.
April 20, 2017 - 2:52am
March 7, 2017
Bird Island opens Cultural Centre
BIRD ISLAND — Many rural communities are embracing art and culture to promote tourism and economic opportunity. And some rural communities...
March 7, 2017 - 6:18am
March 1, 2017
Letter: America still needs friends
Make America great again. With the emphasis on "again". Sounds good to a lot of folks. The problem is, America has been great from day one....
March 1, 2017 - 12:14pm
February 14, 2017
Frandsen Bank community involvement honored
BIRD ISLAND — Frandsen Bank & Trust, which has a branch office in Bird Island, was named one of 24 Community Champions by the Minnesota Bankers Association for their community involvement. In total those 24 Minnesota banks donated more than $1.2 million to 600 community organizations,...
February 14, 2017 - 9:31am
December 19, 2016
Letter: A worrisome Russia connection?
This bromance between Trump and Putin has to stop. It undermines American values. When was the last time you bought a Russian car, a Russian...
December 19, 2016 - 1:53am
December 13, 2016
Glesener's of Bird Island acquired by New Ulm company
BIRD ISLAND — Glesener's Inc. of Bird Island has been purchased by MBW Company of New Ulm. MBW took over operations Dec. 1. Glesener's was established in 1992 and provided assisted living, hourly and adult day services in Bird Island for those living with brain injury. MBW Company...
December 13, 2016 - 6:19am
November 15, 2016
Al Zdon letter: The friendliest town in Minnesota
This past week I was traveling through Bird Island when I decided to take a break. Unfortunately I left my lights on, and my car was dead when...
November 15, 2016 - 2:57pm
October 31, 2016
Two teens injured in Renville County rollover
BIRD ISLAND –Two teens were injured in a one-car rollover Sunday night near Bird Island. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office,...
October 31, 2016 - 6:32am
October 10, 2016
Bird Island opens old playbook to save grocery
BIRD ISLAND — A group of business owners in Bird Island has dusted off the town's playbook for economic development and put it back to...
October 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
August 22, 2016
Bird Island woman to serve 42 months for stealing $1.7 million from employer
MINNEAPOLIS—A Bird Island woman who has served as a caregiver to her two grandchildren and described as honest and giving to others will serve 42 months in federal prison for stealing $1.7 million from her former employer.
August 22, 2016 - 3:56pm
August 5, 2016
Fire heavily damages Rural Bird Island home
BIRD ISLAND -- A fire Thursday morning heavily damaged a rural Bird Island house and has left owners Dennis and Roberta Pyland without a home....
August 5, 2016 - 9:21am
June 19, 2016
Petting a prickly African pygmy hedgehog at Island Days
Madalyn Schwer softly touches a prickly African pygmy hedgehog watched by Savannah, near, and Sophyah Vivion Saturday at Island Days in Bird...
June 19, 2016 - 11:22pm
Strange and lovely animals at Island Days
A visit to Island Days by Tribune photographer Rand Middleton on Saturday, around noon. Featured here in the Bird Island city park is the Sauk...
June 19, 2016 - 7:53am