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Records published Feb. 24
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
September 13, 2013
Some companies tout the benefits of hiring older workers
Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants....
September 13, 2013 - 11:34pm
December 22, 2010
County Recorder Alerts homeowners: Don't be swindled by solicitation companies
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Recorder Julie Kalkbrenner alerts property owners not to be swindled by solicitation companies offering to provide them with a copy of their property deed. State Record Retrieval Board, a private solicitation company, sends direct-mail solicitations to...
December 22, 2010 - 9:24am
August 18, 2010
Chippewa County approves asphalt storage facility over neighbors' objections
MONTEVIDEO -- The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners approved a conditional use permit Tuesday that opens the way for Duininck Inc., of Prinsburg, to construct a large asphalt storage facility at Asbury, a hamlet about six miles north of Granite Falls. The unanimous vote came...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
Asphalt storage proposal on its way to the Chippewa County Board
MONTEVIDEO -- The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners will be taking up a recommendation one week from today on whether or not to issue a permit to Duininck Bros.
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
American Opinion: On oil company price-gouging
By The Associated Press An excerpt from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States: On oil company price-gouging in America: A few years ago, when SUVs still ruled American roads and gasoline prices were skyrocketing, consumers and politicians howled that oil companies...
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Commentary: Take the student loans biz off welfare
When the government hands money to poor people, that's welfare, Republicans say. That's taking money from productive taxpayers and encouraging dependency, they assert. But when corporations get taxpayer handouts, that's not welfare in the GOP book of rhetoric. Take away a company's...
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Renville Co. zoning board rejects appeal over gravel pit
OLIVIA -- Renville County's Board of Adjustment and Appeals rejected an appeal by Duininck Companies of Prinsburg and ordered it to meet the conditions of a permit for a gravel pit it operates in Beaver Falls Township. The gravel mining operation has long been a point of contention...
November 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
Highway 7 to re-open Friday
WILLMAR -- Some work will continue in the weeks ahead, but Minnesota Highway 7 will re-open Friday between Montevideo and Clara City, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. Motorists will encounter some minor delays, including one-lane restrictions, as crews...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Highway 7 between Montevideo and Clara City to re-open Friday
WILLMAR -- Some work will continue in the weeks ahead, but Minnesota Highway 7 will re-open on Friday between Montevideo and Clara City, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday. Motorists will encounter some minor delays, including one-lane restrictions, as...
September 15, 2009 - 9:58am
March 24, 2009
Duininck drivers busy battling rising Red River in Fargo area
FARGO N.D. -- Drivers with Duininck Brothers Companies, Prinsburg, are working around the clock to help shore up levees in Fargo, N.D. to protect against a rising Red River. A team of 30 drivers is keeping 14 trucks on the go hauling clay and gravel material to build up emergency...
March 24, 2009 - 10:18am
March 23, 2009
Duininck's sends trucks to help Fargo-Moorhead flood fight
PRINSBURG -- Duninick's Brothers Companies of Prinsburg has sent a fleet of trucks and drivers to aid the flood fighting effort in Fargo, N.D. A fleet of 14 to 15 trucks and drivers departed early Monday morning, and were expected to be pressed immediately into action, according...
March 23, 2009 - 1:52pm
April 5, 2008
Letter: Don't punish oil companies
With rising gas prices and widely reported record profits in the oil industry, there's plenty of anger at major oil companies right now, especially in Congress. But does acting on that anger make for smart, responsible energy policy? Will it lead to the kind of legislation likely...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am