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ALC graduates celebrate overcoming obstacles
Area cities hopeful for flood mitigation funds
Zoning amendment would increase garage door height for RV storage
School officials like state education bill
Prep softball: Just another family outing
Prep softball: Holdingford takes out Paynesville
Prep softball: ACGC eliminated from 5A-West
Prep track roundup: Cards’ Jackson 2nd in 200
Prep baseball roundup: Koll, Kinny lead Litch past Annandale
Paddle Theatre takes audience on newly-chartered waters in Granite Falls, Minn.
Willmar artist Fred Cogelow named Woodcarver of the Year
Community artists provide support and venue for New London-Spicer, Minn., art students
New London, Minn., potter wins internationally
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Council member Ahmann fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
Stanley G. Gatewood
LaVern "Bud" Lloyd Johnson Sr.
Linnea Hagman Sept. 21, 1917 - May 24, 2013
Audrey M. Nordquist
Karen Ann (Schennum) Rovente
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
Let's get it started -- sourdough, that is
If you recall the 1980s, you'll remember Herman, a sweet cream-colored goop that got passed around from one friend to another along with a loaf of freshly baked quick bread...
Mon, Sep 05, 2011 - 12:00am
Pepper and Herbs Skillet Flatbread is flat-out fabulous
I watched with anticipation as the hostess of an al fresco dinner party I was attending used a pizza cutter to slice a dark, thin round of baked dough into...
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 - 12:00am
It's time to start thinking about school lunches
While I was waiting in line at the checkout in the grocery store the other day, I couldn't help overhearing a conversation between two young mothers. "Are you guys ready...
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Watermelon soup? That's cool.
Cooks all over the United States have been challenged for more than a month with sweltering heat. A reader in Texas asked me if I could publish a recipe for...
Mon, Aug 15, 2011 - 12:00am
From french fries to klub, food sales grow with crowd
WILLMAR -- It's not a county fair without food on a stick or hot out of the deep-fat fryer. On day three of the Kandiyohi County Fair many visitors were...
news / local
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Baked Zucchini Fries are a tasty, healthful substitute for French fries
I've always wanted to host a garden party this time of year when vegetable plots are bountiful and flower beds are in full bloom, showing off their amazing beauty. But...
Mon, Aug 08, 2011 - 12:00am
Orzo Skillet Dinner is an easy and quick dish
I've gained a renewed appreciation for quick suppers from a skillet. As a young mother, that sometimes meant the meal began in a box packaged with everything needed except the...
Mon, Aug 01, 2011 - 12:00am
Almond Peach Cakes with Raspberry-Basil Sauce
I had been working on Almond Peach Cakes for a week. I was sure the recipe was perfect when I mixed up my last batch. I spooned the sweet, peachy...
Mon, Jul 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Eat your (beet) greens
I came home from the farmers market the other day with a large round loaf of sourdough bread, tiny potatoes, a few onions and a bulb of fresh garlic. Oh,...
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 - 12:00am
Kerkhoven, Minn., ice cream shop dishes up cool summer treats
KERKHOVEN -- Sixties-era music wafts from outdoor speakers at Sophie's Ice Cream Station, where another busy summer day is about to begin. Within minutes, the first customer of the day...
business / region
Tue, Jul 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Stuffed Cherries in Chocolate just might become a new favorite
Sweet and juicy cherries are one of my favorite summertime flavors. And chocolate has been an obsession of mine for years. A piece of good quality dark chocolate pushed to...
Mon, Jul 11, 2011 - 12:00am
In a pickle for dinner? How about a Dilled Chicken Avocado Melt?
Many summers ago, while living in our first house on an all-American kind of street, it was not uncommon for neighbors to gather for an evening meal. Children would play...
Mon, Jul 04, 2011 - 12:00am
Slice 'em , bake 'em and eat 'em
It was one of those rare times in my days as a young mother when my infant son was finally taking one of his quick catnaps at the same time...
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 - 12:00am
The good life: Falafel one of many family-friendly recipes in new cookbook
Over the last several years I've become much more interested in knowing how and where the food I cook and serve is grown and who was involved in its production...
Mon, Jun 20, 2011 - 12:00am
Right on time, updated guide to local foods available
MORRIS -- As summerlike weather finally arrives, so does the latest edition of the Buy Fresh Buy Local Upper Minnesota River Valley Local Foods Guide. The Buy Fresh Buy Local...
news / region / local
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 - 12:00am