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Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Ag Career Fair and Technology Showcase
Fire damages rural Olivia home
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
Rural Cosmos man dies as result of machinery accident
COSMOS -- A 49-year-old rural Cosmos man died of injuries sustained in an accident yesterday evening southeast of Cosmos in Cedar Mills Township. Emergency responders were called to the accident scene around 7:13 p.m. yesterday in the 58700 block of 110th Street on the report that...
May 5, 2015 - 3:14pm
February 28, 2015
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
GROVE CITY — Students in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District will be starting school before Labor Day this fall, it was decided at Monday’s school board meeting. The ACGC School Board voted unanimously during the meeting to approve a calendar that includes the earlier...
February 28, 2015 - 9:06am
November 5, 2014
Municipal election results
The following are election results for municipal posts in selected cities in the region. Results are reported from the Secretary of State’s website and local officials, and they are unofficial until canvassing boards meet. The unofficial winners are marked with an asterisk. Details...
November 5, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 30, 2014
ACGC wins national Blue Ribbon education award
GROVE CITY – The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District was named a National Blue Ribbon School today by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is for improvements in the K-6 grades for closing the achievement gaps among student subgroups. ACGC is one of eight...
September 30, 2014 - 5:08pm
August 1, 2014
Man injured in collision with horse near Cosmos
COSMOS — A Litchfield man was injured at about 5 a.m. Friday when two vehicles struck a horse on Highway 4 near Cosmos, according to a release from the Meeker County Sheriff's Office. Frank Moeller, 40, of Litchfield was southbound on Minnesota Highway 4 when his pickup struck...
August 1, 2014 - 10:11am
July 29, 2014
ACGC seeks to extend levy for 10 more years
GROVE CITY –– A vote to renew an $804 operating levy for an additional 10 years will be on the ballot this fall in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. The district’s current levy of $1,075, which was approved seven years ago, expires in 2015. Earlier this year...
July 29, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 23, 2014
ACGC hires longtime teacher Wall as principal, restoring one of administrator positions eliminated during lean budget years
GROVE CITY — A longtime teacher in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District has been hired as its new 5-8 grade principal. The board...
June 23, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 16, 2014
Kurth staffs Strehlow office in Cosmos
COSMOS — Insurance by Strehlow of Willmar opened a branch office June 3 within Home State Bank in Cosmos to better serve the area with the delivery of auto, home, business, farm, truck, life and health insurance products. This office will primarily be staffed by Kelly Kurth, certified...
June 16, 2014 - 11:39pm
June 13, 2014
Two hurt in Meeker County crash
COSMOS — Two people were taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. Thursday near Cosmos. According to the State Patrol and the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, Casey Schaup, 52, of Madison...
June 13, 2014 - 9:16am
May 14, 2014
Request denied: BBE to consider whether to pursue four-day week after 2015-16 year
BELGRADE — Whether to pursue keeping a four-day school week after the 2014-15 school year will be on the agenda Monday for the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa board of education. BBE and MACCRAY are among area school districts to have recently received a letter from the Department of Education...
May 14, 2014 - 11:28pm
May 13, 2014
ACGC restores principal position eliminated in 2009 amid budget cuts
COSMOS — After six years of working with a bare-bones administrative team in order to reduce expenses, the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District will restore a principal position. The district has already received 28 applications for the job ahead of Thursday’s deadline. The...
May 13, 2014 - 11:10pm
May 9, 2014
Video: Auction of Massey Harris Farm Items
Gerald and Charlotte Fank of Cosmos are auctioning off their huge collection of Massey Harris items on Saturday including over fifty Massey Harris...
May 9, 2014 - 3:00am
May 8, 2014
Lifetime Massey collection goes on sale Saturday at Cosmos
COSMOS –– Most farmers tend to favor a certain make of agricultural equipment that results in lifelong loyalty. That’s certainly been...
May 8, 2014 - 11:32pm
April 28, 2014
Pair charged as stolen ring, tools from Kandiyohi County found in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — A $27,000 diamond ring and machine shop tools identified as stolen in Kandiyohi County were found in a Litchfield business when law enforcement officers served a warrant on the online auction business last week. On Monday, the owner and an employee of the business...
April 28, 2014 - 11:15pm
February 21, 2014
Tribune delivery delayed in some towns due to blizzard conditions
Delivery of the West Central Tribune this morning has been delayed in some areas due to the blizzard conditions. Tribune subscribers will have late delivery this morning in the towns of Bird Island, Olivia, Hector, Cosmos, Blomkest, Lake Lillian, Renville and Prinsburg. The...
February 21, 2014 - 9:10am