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West Central Tribune
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
Aldean "Swede" Carlson
John G. Schmidt
Dale Richard Johnson
Harold E. Lee
Steven G. Smith
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
August 21, 2012
Flood-proofing project begins at Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls will continue to provide professional service while a renovation and flood-proofing project takes place at its funeral home in Granite Falls. Construction on the long-awaited project got under way Monday. It is expected to...
August 21, 2012 - 12:00am
August 15, 2012
Crop duster walks away from Yellow Medicine crash
GRANITE FALLS -- A crop dusting pilot was treated and released Tuesday after his airplane crashed at 4:10 p.m. in a cornfield west of Hanley Falls in eastern Yellow Medicine County, according to Sheriff Bill Flaten. Pilot Bryce Orwick, 47, of Clara City, was able to walk away from...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 14, 2012
Pilot walks away after crop dusting plane crash west of Hanley Falls in Yellow Medicine County
GRANITE FALLS - A crop dusting pilot was treated and released after his airplane crashed in a corn field west of Hanley Falls in eastern Yellow Medicine County at 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Sheriff Bill Flaten. Pilot Bryce Orwick, 47, of Clara City, was able to walk away...
August 14, 2012 - 9:55pm
August 13, 2012
Farmers' message to politicians
REDWOOD FALLS -- Gene Stengel and Roger Dale sprinkled seasoning on pork chops, then grilled them to just the right temperature to serve to hungry Farmfest visitors. But they cranked up the heat while roasting politicians of all stripes, in Washington and St. Paul, because they cannot...
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2012
Rybak urges being bold in reforming LGA
GRANITE FALLS -- Mayor R.T. Rybak of Minneapolis is urging fellow mayors not to squander the opportunity to propose significant changes in how...
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2012
Mayors tax reform group will hold area meeting Friday in Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- Area residents are welcome and encouraged to attend an open meeting of the Mayors Tax Reform Advisory Group from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Kilowatt Community Center in Granite Falls. Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans will host the meeting, the...
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 7, 2012
Grant award lifts Granite Falls, Minn., bridge out of troubled waters
GRANITE FALLS -- An historic bridge considered the iconic image of a community's struggles with flooding will be saved, thanks to a recent grant award and state bond funds. The City of Granite Falls recently learned that the National Scenic Byway will be awarding the city $512,000...
August 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Stolen Camero tops 135 mph in chase from Minnesota to N.D.
FARGO - Law enforcement officials say they are looking for the driver of a stolen vehicle who was involved in a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon that crossed state lines and reached speeds of 135 mph. Sgt. Troy Hischer of the North Dakota State Patrol said he chased a stolen black...
July 27, 2012 - 8:55am
July 23, 2012
Located: Missing teenager from Granite Falls found safe after missing for 16 hours
GRANITE FALLS - The missing juvenile female from rural Granite Falls has been located. Lily Jean Paulson, 17, was located safe at approximately...
July 23, 2012 - 2:07pm
Found: Yellow Medicine County authorities locate missing 17-year-old girl
GRANITE FALLS -- GRANITE FALLS - The missing 17 year-old girl that was the focus of a search in Yellow Medicine County has been found, the sheriff's...
July 23, 2012 - 11:21am
Update: Authorities looking for 17-year-old girl missing from rural Granite Falls, Minn.
GRANITE FALLS -- The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff is asking anyone with information regarding the location of a missing 17-year-old girl from...
July 23, 2012 - 8:46am
July 21, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., opts against pursuing ownership of 107-year-old dam
GRANITE FALLS -- Xcel Energy will be awarding a bid for the demolition of the 1905-built Minnesota Falls dam in August, unless a party unexpectedly...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Special prosecutor named in slaying of three sisters in River Falls, Wis.
RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- A special prosecutor will lead the case against a father charged with killing his three young daughters in River Falls. Assistant Attorney General Gary Freyberg will prosecute Aaron Schaffhausen. The St.
July 20, 2012 - 9:42am
July 12, 2012
North Dakota man arraigned in deaths of his three Wis. daughters
A North Dakota man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a residence in River Falls, Wis., last Tuesday...
July 12, 2012 - 3:02pm
July 11, 2012
Father in custody in deaths of 3 children in River Falls, Wis. (video)
About two hours after he allegedly killed his three children at the home they once shared, a former River Falls man turned himself in to police...
July 11, 2012 - 7:56am