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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
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
January 23, 2017
Man arrested after pursuit in Renville County
FAIRFAX – A man who led police on a six-mile pursuit Sunday afternoon in Renville County was arrested on drinking and driving-related charges...
January 23, 2017 - 6:52am
January 16, 2017
Fort Ridgely 'Friends' to rally Jan. 19 for golf course
FAIRFAX — Supporters of the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park will hold a public rally at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairfax Community...
January 16, 2017 - 8:50am
December 5, 2016
DNR invites public input on Fort Ridgely State Park draft plan amendment
FAIRFAX — The Department of Natural Resources invites the public to review a draft management plan amendment for Fort Ridgely State Park,...
December 5, 2016 - 5:24am
November 23, 2016
DNR rejects offer to save Fort Ridgley golf course
FAIRFAX — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has rejected an offer by the city of Fairfax and Friends of the Fort Ridgely State...
November 23, 2016 - 7:30am
November 19, 2016
One dead, seven injured in Renville County crash
MORTON -- A Renville County woman died and seven people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. The...
November 19, 2016 - 11:57am
November 11, 2016
Fairfax man pleads guilty to six child pornography charges
OLIVIA — Authorities say a Fairfax man admitted to possessing "thousands" of images of child pornography, pleading guilty Monday in Renville...
November 11, 2016 - 12:55pm
October 6, 2016
Merlin Marlowe letter: Reasons to vote for Trump
The Republican candidate for president of the United States of America is Donald J. Trump. Is Donald a "pro-Amtrak" Republican? Let's be cautiously optimistic. Donald wrote this in 2015: "Our airports, bridges, water tunnels, power grids, rail systems, our nation's entire infrastructure...
October 6, 2016 - 7:37am
June 17, 2016
Fort Ridgely golf course to close permanently after this season
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will keep the golf course at Fort Ridgely open through Labor Day weekend, but is committed...
June 17, 2016 - 11:37pm
June 8, 2016
Fort Ridgely Friends offers help to save golf course
FAIRFAX — The Friends of Fort Ridgely State Park hopes to persuade the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to keep the park’s golf...
June 8, 2016 - 11:32pm
July 30, 2014
UPDATE: Victim in fatal power line accident ID’d
FAIRFAX –– The victim in Monday’s fatal power line workplace accident near Fairfax has been identified. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Department, Brett D. Binman, 26, of North St. Paul, died as a result of injuries sustained at a power line work site northeast...
July 30, 2014 - 10:29am
July 28, 2014
One dead, one injured in power line accident in Renville County
FAIRFAX — One person died as a result of a work accident Monday morning in Renville County. According to a release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, 911 calls were made shortly before 9 a.m. Monday about an incident at a power line worksite northeast of Fairfax along...
July 28, 2014 - 11:08pm
June 20, 2014
Flooding closes Fort Ridgley State Park
ST. PAUL — Effective immediately, the campgrounds, horse camp and trails at Fort Ridgely State Park near Fairfax have been closed due to flooding, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Joanne Svendsen, assistant park manager, said once flood waters recede,...
June 20, 2014 - 11:07am
April 4, 2014
Accident takes life of Hector man
OLIVIA — Carlos Quezada, 42, was killed in a broadside accident on Minnesota Highway 4 in Renville County around 5 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Quezada was driving a 2006 Ford Freestyle southbound on the highway near milepost 86 when it collided...
April 4, 2014 - 2:03pm
February 20, 2013
Motorists sheltered in west central Minn. towns, deputies rescue several stranded in Monday’s storm
OLIVIA — Communities along U.S. Highway 212 in Renville County hosted roughly 100 stranded motorists in community centers and a church as winds created blizzard conditions Monday night. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable said that four squad cars were kept busy without a break...
February 20, 2013 - 12:19am
June 19, 2012
UPDATE: Glenwood teen hurt in Fairfax rollover identified
FAIRFAX -- The 18-year-old Glenwood boy in critical condition at North Memorial Medical Center due to injuries sustained in a rollover crash around 5:30 a.m. today north of Fairfax has been identified by the State Patrol. According to the Patrol, Darius E. Hott was driving a 1992...
June 19, 2012 - 1:41pm