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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
Prep Baseball & Softball: Card baseball team falls to Big Lake
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
Ibarra scores in Minnesota's win over Colorado
Hicks' five RBIs help power Tigers past Twins
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
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
February 12, 2014
Video: ACGC students learn CPR
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 7-12 grade students are learning CPR this week. Starting next year all Minnesota high school students will need to...
February 12, 2014 - 1:06pm
January 16, 2014
Crash involving snow plow injures Cosmos man
LITCHFIELD –– A 25-year old Cosmos man was injured Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving collided with a snow plow. Blowing snow and poor visibility is being blamed for the accident, which happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on state Highway 4 and 160th Street...
January 16, 2014 - 8:31am
December 29, 2013
Pedestrian struck by pickup, driver faces charge
LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Cosmos man is facing a charge of criminal vehicular operation – causing great bodily harm for allegedly striking a man with his pickup around 5:12 a.m. Sunday. The victim had been in an argument at a residence and had left on foot, according to information...
December 29, 2013 - 10:51pm
June 4, 2013
Stage two of Highway 4 construction begins
COSMOS -- The state Highway 4 detour in Cosmos will expand Thursday as work begins on stage two of the $4.48 million project. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release that road construction crews on Thursday will begin work on Highway 4 from the south side...
June 4, 2013 - 11:50pm
May 13, 2013
Child injured and man in jail after Sunday ATV accident near Cosmos, Minn.
COSMOS -- A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured Sunday in an ATV accident near Cosmos and a rural Darwin man is in jail on charges of second-degree driving while impaired and criminal vehicular operation resulting in injury. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office,...
May 13, 2013 - 8:09am
May 9, 2013
Three hurt in rollover crash south of Cosmos
COSMOS — Three passengers in a vehicle that rolled several times Wednesday evening south of Cosmos were taken to two hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According to the State Patrol, Joshua Lies, 24, of Cosmos, was driving a 1998 Ford Escort around 7:45...
May 9, 2013 - 10:16am
March 19, 2013
Four-day plan to remain in place at ACGC in west central Minnesota
GROVE CITY — The state has given the OK for the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District to continue its four-day school schedule. Superintendent Sherri Broderius was notified this week that the Minnesota Department of Education had approved the district’s re-application to continue...
March 19, 2013 - 11:36pm