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Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 30, 2016
Poll finds NE Minnesota support for copper mining
DULUTH, Minn. — A new public opinion poll appears to show strong support among northeastern Minnesota residents for proposed copper mining...
November 30, 2016 - 8:27am
November 21, 2016
MPCA seeks comments on proposed hog feedlot in Swift County
HOLLOWAY — Public comments are being sought on a proposed hog farm in Swift County that is planning to double in size. Spring Valley Farms plans to add a second, 2,100-head finishing barn at The Pit Stop farm for a total of 4,200 head. The farm is located in Section 4 of Fairfield...
November 21, 2016 - 5:47am
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