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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
October 24, 2016
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
WILLMAR — Look for the fee structure at the Kandiyohi County landfill to change, starting Jan. 1. The County Board of Commissioners has...
October 24, 2016 - 7:44pm
September 26, 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
GRANITE FALLS - A big net is being cast for ideas on how to help the Minnesota River basin, and it is pulling in a surprisingly diverse catch....
September 26, 2016 - 8:54pm
September 19, 2016
Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden
LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON — The 27 states challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are...
September 19, 2016 - 2:08pm
Minnesota River Congress seeks public input
NEW ULM - The Minnesota River Congress will be hosting meetings this week in Granite Falls and Morton to hear from groups and individuals working for the economic and natural resource health of the river basin. This will guide the Congress as it develops a public statement of policies...
September 19, 2016 - 9:25am
September 3, 2016
Trees have a place on the prairie, with benefits to landscape and economy
SPICER—Trees have a place on the prairies of west central Minnesota. Always have. And today, the need is as great as ever. "The wide open...
September 3, 2016 - 3:20pm
September 2, 2016
Laughlin returns, Hatlestad promoted on CURE staff
MONTEVIDEO — Clean Up the River Environment announces that Katie Laughlin has returned to the organization as its communications and program...
September 2, 2016 - 9:09am
Field day set Sept. 15 in Lake Wilson
LAKE WILSON — A field day Sept. 15 in Lake Wilson will focus on soil health. Sponsored by the Soil Health Partnership, the hands-on learning event will showcase how changing nutrient management and tillage strategies, along with cover crop adoption, can create lasting environmental...
September 2, 2016 - 9:08am
August 29, 2016
Radon mitigation business launches in Belgrade
BELGRADE—Kale Graham announces the start of his radon testing and mitigation business Radon-B-Gone. Graham is certified and trained by the National Radon Proficiency Program and operates out of Belgrade. Those looking for more information can visit www.radon-b-gone.com, call...
August 29, 2016 - 12:28pm
August 23, 2016
Bringing back the prairie
SPICER—With 500 acres of land in need of continual maintenance, there will be plenty of projects for volunteers to work on during a one-day...
August 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
July 14, 2016
Midwest Opinion: Follow the state's process for Twin Metals
The opposition is pretty easy to understand when the talk is of plopping a heavy-industrial, metal-and-concrete mining operation right on the edge of the unspoiled, still-pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
July 14, 2016 - 3:00am
May 20, 2016
It's a story straight out of a Hollywood script, and west central Minnesota is playing a lead role
It seems like a story scripted for the movies. Three chemical companies operate illegally near the homes of residents in a small town. The factories...
May 20, 2016 - 11:10am
May 17, 2016
MPCA completes two enforcement cases in Redwood Falls
ST.PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency completed 22 environmental enforcement cases in the first quarter of 2016, two of them listed in Redwood Falls. According to a news release from MPCA, Duininck Inc. was fined $3,060 for stormwater violations. The Redwood County...
May 17, 2016 - 5:55am
February 29, 2016
Minnesota summit produces ideas for clean water
ST. PAUL — Balancing water is tough.
February 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt governor at Minnesota water summit
ST. PAUL — Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton as he spoke Saturday to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 12, 2016
Letter: PolyMet mine would be tragic mistake
Gov. Dayton has recently said that the PolyMet Twin Metals mine proposal for northern Minnesota is the most important decision he will make while in office. I’m convinced the mine would be a tragic mistake for Minnesota. This type of sulfide mine produces heavy metals that are toxic...
January 12, 2016 - 2:00am