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Video: Korean veterans place flags at St. Mary's Cemetery
Crash injures two west of New London
Plane crashes and sinks in Lake Minnewaska
Video: Seifert, Sik top Memorial/Law Day 5k
Video: Votes sought for Willmar dog park
Prep Baseball: KMS advances in 5A-West
Reminder to coaches and statisticians
Update: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Update: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Prep Baseball: Paynesville clips Zimmerman to advance
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Paul M. Grannes
James "Jim" Loren Vander Voort
Darrell "Stubby" Streed
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Rural Minn. waiting for high-speed Web access
MINNEAPOLIS -- Gunflint Lodge is a place Minnesotans go to get away from the modern world, but owner Bruce Kerfoot says there is one modern amenity that he absolutely needs to maintain a strong business: high-speed Internet. Kerfoot told a high-speed Internet summit Tuesday that...
news / local / region / business
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Lac qui Parle County takes to the open road to put the digital divide in the past
Lac qui Parle County is taking to the road to put the digital divide behind it. The county on Wednesday plans to unveil its "computer commuter,''...
news / region
August 24, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2010
Access to broadband a step closer for residents of rural area
APPLETON -- Folks living outside of Appleton are on the verge of being able to do what their neighbors living outside of smaller towns like Cerro Gordo or Chokio already take for granted. They will be able to replace the scratch, screech and pings of dial-up Internet access with...
news / region
August 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
EDC learns county is one of 11 statewide who will receive grant to enhance broadband development
WILLMAR -- Federal money is soon arriving in Kandiyohi County to help enhance the availability and use of broadband, especially for rural and underserved populations. The Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission recently learned the county was chosen as...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 6, 2010
Providing access to dotcom economy, one tower at a time
GRANITE FALLS -- Broadband connectivity is a "must have'' for economic growth. Yet in large swaths of rural west central and western Minnesota, that connectivity remains hard to have, or very expensive. That's changing fast, tower by tower. "We're getting this service to where...
April 6, 2010 - 12:00am
November 7, 2009
Tribune Editorial: High-speed broadband is critical statewide
Minnesota is becoming a state of haves and have nots -- on the world's information highways -- the Internet. For most of west central Minnesota, this is not a good thing. A report issued Friday states that Minnesota needs to make significant improvements in order to meet a goal...
November 7, 2009 - 12:00am
June 16, 2009
Klobuchar proposal aims to save broadband money
ST. LOUIS PARK -- Minnesotans get frustrated enough with road construction and paying taxes that they should not have to put up with both when...
news / state
June 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Economic Development Commission to offer second round of business Web site grants, Internet seminars
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission has limited funds available through its business retention and expansion technology advisory committee for grants to help businesses create a Web site or expand an existing Web site to include e-commerce. The...
local / business
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am