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Car plunges into northern Minnesota river
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast
Hobbyists search for treasure in Minnesota outhouse pits
Minnesota couple trusts in God for at-risk twins in womb
West central Minnesota woman saves group of duck hunters after their boat tips
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
July 11, 2016
Doolittle Raider coming to Fagen Fighters Museum
GRANITE FALLS—An American hero who took part in the courageous DooLittle Raid on Japan in 1942 is coming to the Fagen Fighters World War...
July 11, 2016 - 12:03am
July 1, 2016
Worker at home for vulnerable adults jailed for sexual assault
GRANITE FALLS — A male employee at a Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults is now serving time in the Yellow Medicine County Jail, sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a female resident. A Yellow Medicine County District Judge sentenced 53-year-old...
July 1, 2016 - 8:26pm
June 21, 2016
Granite Falls names Crystal Johnson city manager
GRANITE FALLS — Granite Falls City Council members have offered the city manager position to Crystal Johnson, city administrator of Dawson. Johnson, who was known as Crystal Hansonl until her marriage Thursday to Nicholas Johnson, has served as city manager in Dawson for the past...
June 21, 2016 - 11:26pm
June 17, 2016
Minnesota state parks director camps to gather feedback
UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK — Pitch a tent in a state park campground this summer, and there’s a chance the camper at the next site will...
June 17, 2016 - 11:51pm
June 3, 2016
Granite Falls man, 25, injured after crashing into power pole
A 25-year-old Granite Falls man was injured early Friday morning when his vehicle left U.S. Highway 212 and hit a power pole. Michael P. Lang...
June 3, 2016 - 9:38am
May 27, 2016
District 16 legislators urge special session
GRANITE FALLS — A new tax bill reduces the burden on farmland for school building projects, takes some of the sting out of the statewide general...
May 27, 2016 - 12:20am
May 10, 2016
Former Fagen CFO faces up to eight years for theft
ST. PAUL — With her guilty pleas to federal money laundering and wire fraud charges, Kirsten Tjosaas, 38, of Granite Falls, could be sentenced...
May 10, 2016 - 12:27am
May 6, 2016
Woman pleads guilty to embezzling millions from Granite Falls contractor
SAINT PAUL - Kirsten Tjosaas, 38, of Granite Falls, pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud and money laundering while embezzling more...
May 6, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 2, 2016
Employee of Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults faces sexual assault charges
GRANITE FALLS — A male employee at a Granite Falls home for vulnerable adults has been charged in Yellow Medicine County District Court for...
May 2, 2016 - 11:00pm
April 27, 2016
Driver who crashed into Head Start Bus near Granite Falls sentenced to one year in jail
GRANITE FALLS — The driver who crossed the centerline and crashed into a bus full of young Head Start students in July on U.S. Highway 212...
April 27, 2016 - 10:44pm
April 19, 2016
Former Fagen CFO to be charged in $5.7 million embezzlement
GRANITE FALLS - The former chief financial officer for Fagen Inc. will be charged for embezzling more than $5.7 million from the family-owned...
April 19, 2016 - 3:27pm
March 22, 2016
Granite Falls babysitter faces criminal sexual conduct charges
GRANITE FALLS — A man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct for multiple incidents involving three Granite Falls children. The criminal complaint on the charges says Taylor Joseph Christianson, 31, watched the three girls while their mother worked nights. In child advocacy...
March 22, 2016 - 11:14pm
Granite Falls mayor named Bush Fellow in 2016
GRANITE FALLS - Mayor Dave Smiglewski of Granite Falls is among 24 leaders being introduced today as Bush Fellows in 2016. The 24 Bush Fellows...
March 22, 2016 - 9:37am
March 21, 2016
Unfinished Granite Falls house to be razed unless owner granted reprieve from court
GRANITE FALLS — Almost 16 years ago, Ted Thull started building a 4,400-square-foot house he intended to be his dream home in a new residential...
March 21, 2016 - 12:06am
March 15, 2016
Minnesotan who crashed into bus carrying kids on Hwy. 212 pleads guilty
GRANITE FALLS — The driver who allegedly crossed the centerline and crashed into a bus full of young Head Start students on U.S. Highway 212...
March 15, 2016 - 8:21pm