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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 6, 2017
Morton man gets 15 years in federal prison for possessing handgun
ST. PAUL — A Morton man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison for possessing a handgun as an ineligible person. Jeffrey...
March 6, 2017 - 5:48pm
September 15, 2016
Tickets on sale Friday for LeAnn Rimes at Prairie’s Edge in December
GRANITE FALLS – Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort has announced it will host a concert by LeAnn Rimes at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. The concert is...
September 15, 2016 - 10:13am
June 11, 2016
Opening night for new comedy club at Prairie’s Edge hints at good things to come
Editor's note: The West Central Tribune was invited to attend the opening night of Sunset Comedy Club at Prairie's Edge Casino Resort in Granite...
June 11, 2016 - 10:00am
August 25, 2015
Lower Sioux to celebrate casino renovation project Sept. 14
MORTON — The Lower Sioux Indian Community will celebrate the recently completed $22 million Jackpot Junction Casino & Hotel expansion and renovation project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 14. The project virtually replaced the entire gaming floor. “It’s...
August 25, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 5, 2012
White Earth offers Vikings stadium $400 million in exchange for casino rights
April 5, 2012 - 11:57am
February 16, 2012
White Earth pitches casino as way to help state of Minn., tribe
ST. PAUL -- A White Earth Nation proposal to build a Twin Cities casino that could help fund a new stadium is the most acceptable plan to help...
February 16, 2012 - 11:35am
May 5, 2011
Pair seeks backing for casino in Minneapolis
ST. PAUL -- A southwestern Minnesota farmer and an eastern Twin Cities Army veteran, two unlikely supporters, are leading a legislative effort to allow a downtown Minneapolis casino. Sen. Doug Magnus, R-Slayton, and Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, said the entire state would...
May 5, 2011 - 12:00am
April 27, 2011
Casino supporters rally against more gambling
April 27, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Warm-hearted singer visits cold country
A warm-hearted country singer and song writer is on her way to take the chill out of a western Minnesota winter. Michelle Murray, a Nashville,...
January 6, 2011 - 8:00am
Today 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Andes Tower Hills near Alexandria 8 p.m. - Franny's Bar & Grill in Starbuck with movie sneak preview and concert; $10 cover Friday 7 to 10 p.m. - Minnewaska Area High School, Glenwood; $10 advance, $15 at door Saturday 10 a.m. - photos and autographs,...
January 6, 2011 - 7:59am
October 2, 2010
Care providers benefit from casino
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- A fund-raising effort by Prairie's Edge Casino Resort has raised $12,000 to benefit the Yellow Medicine and Chippewa counties Relay for Life chapter, Rice Hospice and Granite Falls Hospital and Manor, according to a news release on the campaign. The funds...
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 15, 2010
Prairie's Edge planning major improvements
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- Seven years after the Upper Sioux Community opened Prairie's Edge Casino Resort, it's about to make a major investment...
March 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
Fond du Lac Band asked for return of $75 million from city of Duluth
DULUTH - In a move that could conceivably bankrupt the city of Duluth, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is asking a federal court...
October 27, 2009 - 9:01am
July 21, 2009
Iowa panel will take casino applications, including site near Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Gambling regulators in Iowa last week agreed to consider casino applications after hearing from officials in five counties where voters have approved the move. The applications must be submitted to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission by Oct. 1. It likely...
July 21, 2009 - 9:40am
September 24, 2008
Yellow Medicine County OKs replacing part of road to casino
GRANITE FALLS -- That long and winding road that leads the last few miles to Prairie's Edge Casino Resort is about to be replaced by a direct route to the front door. The Yellow Medicine County Board of Commissioners gave their consent to a proposal that will allow the Upper Sioux...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am