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Food, lodging inspections show improvement in Kandiyohi, Renville counties
Two injured in Renville County crash
Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wild with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
October 6, 2016
The colors of fall are upon us
It's starting to look a little like fall. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Fall Color Finder, the yellow/orange leaf...
October 6, 2016 - 12:00am
September 29, 2016
The decline and likely fall of the Donald
A recent essay in The Wall Street Journal described Donald Trump thusly: "Rather like the crazy boy-emperors after the fall of the Roman Republic, he may have problems with impulse control—and an uncontrolled, ill-formed, perpetually fragmented mind." That this observation...
September 29, 2016 - 2:56pm
Rice Memorial Hospital Fall Basket donations
Rice Memorial Hospital held a Fall Basket event Wednesday in the hospital's Garden Court. In total, 12 different departments at the hospital...
September 29, 2016 - 7:36am
September 16, 2016
Leaf-chasing in Minnesota: Yellow means go
Behold, the yellow leaf. For some, that is an indication that fall has sprung — according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
September 16, 2016 - 10:35am
September 12, 2016
U of M student survives fall from 5th floor balcony
MINNEAPOLIS — A 19-year-old student has survived a fall from a fifth-floor balcony near the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus....
September 12, 2016 - 2:05pm
June 28, 2016
Minnesota teen making 'miracle' recovery after electric shock and 30-foot fall
Doctors are calling the recovery of a 16-year-old Sauk Rapids boy nothing short of a miracle. Just 12 days ago, Danny Fleigle was unconscious...
June 28, 2016 - 12:50pm
November 19, 2015
Saying farewell to fall
Alli Tjernagel, left, and Mary Walters, both customer service representatives at the Willmar Municipal Utilities office, created this tribute...
November 19, 2015 - 11:06pm
November 18, 2015
Fog settles over West Central Minnesota
After two days of light rain, fog carpeted the countryside outside Kandiyohi Wednesday morning. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
November 18, 2015 - 11:46pm
November 17, 2015
Riley Chapin, 3, with mom Allison, couldn’t get enough puddle jumping Tuesday near the corner of Third Street Southwest and Becker Avenue in...
November 17, 2015 - 11:43pm
November 4, 2015
Warm fall continues
Short-sleeved Community Service Officer Ember Veldkamp, a second-year law enforcement student at Ridgewater College, chalks tires Wednesday in...
November 4, 2015 - 8:49pm
October 18, 2015
Slide show: If you seek a colorful place look about you
The fall of 2015 has been one to bottle and save: warm, colorful and with the exception of a few windy days splendid for outdoor activities....
October 18, 2015 - 11:44am
October 14, 2015
Preparing for the haunt
Maria Loerzel sets up Halloween decorations Wednesday on the yard of her Eagle Lake home north of Willmar. “It’s my favorite holiday,”...
October 14, 2015 - 11:32pm
Sharon Willen sweeps leaves at her home Wednesday on the south edge of New London while her grandchildren Nicholas, 12, and Thomas, 2, tour the...
October 14, 2015 - 11:12pm
October 11, 2015
Child injured in fall from second-story window
WILLMAR –– A five-year old child was injured Saturday morning after reportedly falling from a second-story window and landing on a concrete stairway. The child fell 12-15 feet and suffered pain in the back and head, according to a preliminary police report. The incident...
October 11, 2015 - 8:29pm
October 7, 2015
Sign of the times
A hand-made lawn sign in the 400 block of 13th Street Southeast in Willmar salutes the season Wednesday. Farther north leaves have turned yellow...
October 7, 2015 - 10:49pm